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Dr. Bernard Sharum

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Adjunct Professor


PhD in IT , specialization in Systems Engineering, George Mason University, 2002

MS in Computer Science, University of Arkansas

BS in Mathematics, University of Arkansas


Interest in research in areas of computer and information technology to integrate concepts of complexity theory, the internet of things, big data, and multilevel artificial intelligence to enhance human endeavors.

Previous positions in professional experience in weapon systems, shipbuilding, and oil industry research; supervisory computer scientist in research and acquisition; special assistant to CTO of an IT  organization approximately of 3,000 professionals; consultant in computer modeling and simulation for security. 

Faculty positions in higher education (11 years full time faculty including assistant professor in math and computer studies, but predominantly teaching and mentoring research in PhD program in IT; 2 years adjunct faculty).  Awards in teaching and mentoring research.  Senior member of ACM, member of IEEE CS, and INCOSE.

Hobby maintaining a small nature area in my backyard in San Antonio, TX; avid reader of sci-fi and fantasy.


Mentored research and chaired committees of 27 PhD graduates.

Faculty Expertise:
Information Systems