Associate Professor and Chair


Duane's dissertation work was in the area of distortion correction for MRI. Prior to that he worked for a number of years as a software engineer in industry. His primary research interests include programming languages and CS education. In addition to teaching, Duane enjoys spending time with his wife, Becky, and their two children, Jay and Grace. Duane is also an avid sports fan and likes to play basketball and geocache.

Education / Degrees

  • B.S., Computer Science, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, 1993
  • M.S., Computer Science, University of Michigan, 1994
  • Ph.D., Computer Science, Vanderbilt University, 2003