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Adam Villa

Associate Professor

Contact Information:

avilla@providence.edu

401.865.2132

Service Building 228

Education:

Ph.D. - Computer Science University of New Hampshire

Area(s) of Expertise:

Big Data, Computer Storage Systems, Computer Networking, Databases, Computer Security, Data Analytics

Selected Publications:

Villa, A. (2017) Evaluating Storage Performance: Activities to simulate storage configurations.

Villa, A. (2017) An eLearning Environment for Exploratory Analyses of Storage Systems.

Villa, A. Hands-on Computer Security with a Raspberry Pi. Journal of Computer Science in Colleges.(31), 4-10.

Villa, A. Zhang, Y. (2016) Big Data DB: Managing Big Data Transfers.

Villa, A. (2016) Big Data: Motivating the Development of an Advanced Database Systems Course. Journal of Computer Science in Colleges.(31), 119-128.

Villa, A. (2015) A Top Down Approach to an Introductory Database Systems Course using Web Applications. Journal of Computer Science in Colleges.(30), 63-74.

Villa, A. (2013) Performance Evaluation of Big Data Transmission Models. ( ), Computer Measurement Group (CMG)

Villa, A. (2013) Reinvigorating a Database Systems Course using Web Applications. (28),

Villa, A. (2012) Automating large file transfers.

Selected Presentations:

Villa, A. NorthEast Regional Computing Program. NORCOMP, Norwood, MA - "“Untethered Teaching: Modes and Methods”" June, 2018

Villa, A. Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges - Eastern Region Annual Conference. ACM SIGCSE, Galloway, NJ - "Paper: Big Data: Motivating the Development of an Advanced Database Systems Course" October, 2015

Villa, A. Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges - Eastern Region Annual Conference. ACM SIGCSE, York, PA - "Paper: A Top Down Approach to an Introductory Database Systems Course Using Web Applications" November, 2014

Villa, A. . Cyber Morality Group, Providence College - "Keeping the Pirates at Bay: the battle to protect Intellectual Property" November, 2013

Villa, A. Computer Measurement Group - Performance 2013 Conference. CMG, San Diego, CA - "Performance Evaluation of Big Data Transmission Models" November, 2013

Villa, A. International Conference on Internet Computing and Big Data. , Las Vegas, NV - "Paper: Storage Matters: Evaluating the Impact of Big Data Transfer Techniques on Storage Performance" July, 2013

Villa, A. Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges in the Northeast Region. , Albany, NY - "Reinvigorating a Database Systems Course Using Web Applications" April, 2013

Villa, A. Wheaton College Computer Science Department Lecture Series. Wheaton College, Norton, MA - "Moving Big Data across the Globe" April, 2013

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