Tilley, Scott

Professor & Director of Computing Education
Education and Interdisciplinary Studies

Scott Tilley is a professor in the Department of Education and Interdisciplinary Studies at the Florida Institute of Technology, where he is director of computing education. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Victoria. He is an ACM Distinguished Lecturer. He writes the weekly “Technology Today” column for the Florida Today newspaper (Gannett). He is the author of Software Testing in the Cloud: Migration & Execution (Springer, 2012), Hard Problems in Software Testing: Solutions using Testing as a Service (Morgan & Claypool, 2014), Testing iOS Apps with HadoopUnit: Rapid Distributed GUI Testing (Morgan & Claypool, 2014), and the forthcoming book Systems Analysis & Design (11th Ed) (Cengage, 2016).

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., University of Victoria, 1995
  • M.Sc., Computer Science, University of Victoria, 1989
  • B.Sc., Computer Science (Digital Systems), Concordia University, 1986
  • D.E.C., Pure and Applied Science, Marianopolis College, 1983

 

Current Courses

In Spring 2016 I am teaching the following:

  • EDS 4900: Interdisciplinary Science Capstone Seminar
  • EDS 5227: Educational Software Evaluation & Design

In the past I have taught the following courses:

  • BUS 3511: Systems Analysis and Design
  • EDS 3131: Perspectives on Science & Mathematics
  • EDS 5299: Topics in Computing Education
  • EDS 6095: Research in Science & Education

Professional Experience

Florida Institute of Technology (2003 – present):

  • Department of Education and Interdisciplinary Studies (2014-present):
    • Professor & Director of Computing Education
  • Department of Computer Sciences (2003-2014):
    • Professor of Software Engineering (2006-2014)
    • Director of Software Engineering (2006-2011)
    • Associate Professor (2003-2006)
  • College of Business (2006-2014):
    • Professor of Information Systems (joint appointment)
  • Harris Institute for Assured Information (2009-present):
    • Associate Member


 University of California, Riverside (1998 – 2002):

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering
  • Graduate School of Management (Collaborating Faculty Member, 2000 – 2002)

Carnegie Mellon University, Software Engineering Institute (1995-2012):

  • Sabbatical (2010-2011)
  • Visiting Scientist, Research, Technology, and System Solutions (2006 – 2012)
  • Visiting Scientist, Product Line Systems (1998 – 2002)
  • Senior Member of the Technical Staff, Reengineering (1995 – 1998
IBM Software Solutions Toronto Laboratory (1987 – 1994):
  • Senior Associate Development Analyst, C/C++ Compiler Development

Additional Duties

Selected Publications

Journal Papers: 

Tilley, S. and Konczynski, R. “SOA Migration Case Studies and Lessons Learned II: NASA and Health Net.” Coimbra Business Review. 1(1):7-16, December 2015.