Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science, Georgia State University (2014) Master of Science in Computer Science, Georgia State University (2004) Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science, University of Georgia (1998)
Data Science, Big Data programming & analytics, Cybersecurity, Mobile computing, IoT and IIoT, software systems, solution design and technical architecture.
Dr. Erin-Elizabeth A. Durham (EE) is a proud mother of 4 great kids. She lives happily in Atlanta, GA, with her husband, Kevin. While raising her children and working full-time in her chosen field (IT), EE pursued her passion for Technology by completing her PhD in Computer Science at GSU (2014). A long-time GE fan, EE was very happy to join General Electric in 2015. Dr. Durham works locally in Atlanta at GE Digital, where she is the Director of Data & Analytics for Cybersecurity Engineering. General Electric is constantly evolving to evaluate and combat cybersecurity threats: as the Director of Data & Analytics for one of the largest companies in the world, Dr. Durham deals with cybersecurity issues on a daily basis.
Dr. Durham is a resourceful data scientist, focused in cybersecurity, with a hands-on technology background spanning more than 20 years of direct industry experience. She has worked extensively in data science, security, integrations, programming, machine learning and technology professional services. Dr. Durham’s research and teaching interests include Cybersecurity, Big Data Programming, and Mobile/IoT Application Development.
A passionate GSU Computer Science alumni, Dr. Durham has also pioneered new curriculum within the Computer Science department, including Mobile Application development and Big Data Programming classes. EE combines an active industry career with a passion for GSU student success. She is published in IEEE Big Data conference proceedings and ACM Computational Intelligence conference proceedings, and she is one of the founding members of HackGSU, the Computer Science programming competition, where she still acts as an active facilitator in its success every semester. In addition, Dr. Durham gladly participates on the GSU Computer Science Industry Advisory Board to help assure that student skills acquired at GSU align with employer requirements.