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Scott Overmyer

Instructional Assistant Professor
School Information Technology
Old Union - OU OU Old Union 302C
Office Hours
M-W 2-3 PM (OU 302C)
F 2-4 PM (MS Teams or Zoom)
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I started my career with TRW developing large-scale command and control systems for the Air Force and other agencies. After about 10 years in industry, I obtained a PhD and entered academe, where I have been ever since (about 30 years).

Current Courses

254.001Hardware And Software Concepts

225.001Computer Organization

225.002Computer Organization

168.007Structured Problem Solving Using The Computer

168.016Structured Problem Solving Using The Computer

Teaching Interests & Areas

Languages, Software Engineering, Databases, Cloud (AWS mostly)

Research Interests & Areas

Pathfinding algorithms for student career planning. 2.5D virtual worlds for teaching early lifecycle activities.

PhD Information Technology

George Mason University
Fairfax, Virginia

NASA Summer Faculty Fellowship