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Computer Science Faculty

Martin  Dwomoh-Tweneboah - Professor (Chair)

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Renshaw 208
503-883-2426

mdwomoh@linfield.edu

Education: B.S. Honors University of Science and Technology, Ghana; Cand. Mag., Cand. Scient. University of Trondheim, Norway

Professor Martin Dwomoh-Tweneboah joined the Linfield faculty in 1996. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana, and a candidatus magisterii and candidatus scientiarum from the University of Trondheim in Norway. His interests are in software engineering, databases, networks, and communications. In addition to his responsibilities as the department chair, Professor Dwomoh-Tweneboah teaches courses in databases, software engineering, operating systems, systems analysis, and computer architecture. He also works with students who are interested in taking external certification exams in database administration, networks, and systems administration. Professor Dwomoh-Tweneboah actively contributes to the improvement of higher education standards in Africa. He has spent several summers bringing computer technology to Africa University and helping administrators develop a computer science curriculum. In spring 2011, he continued to help improve higher education and distance learning by participating in a conference on distance education in Africa. His efforts were recognized by Graca Machel Mandela, the wife of Nelson Mandela.

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Daniel Ford - Assistant Professor

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Renshaw 210
503-883-2706

dford@linfield.edu

Education: B.A. University of California, Santa Barbara; M.B.A. Cornell University; M.I.T. UCLLN (Belgium); M.C.S. Colorado State University

Professor Daniel Ford joined the Linfield faculty in 2004. He earned his bachelor’s degree in liberal studies from the University of California Santa Barbara and holds three different master’s degrees - a Master of Business Administration from Cornell University, a Master of Information Technology from UCLLN in Belgium, and a Master of Computer Science from Colorado State University. Prior to teaching at Linfield, Professor Ford spent four years in Liège, Belgium working for Siemens Nixdorf. He specializes in artificial intelligence, theoretical computer science, computational complexity, and graph theory, and teaches a variety of algorithms, programming, and database courses. On campus, Professor Ford advises the Linfield College Computer Science Club, whose teams have regularly placed at qualifiers for the International Collegiate Programming Contest. He is also directly involved in training students for the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition and the National Cyber League. Additionally, he is a member of the Academic Alliance of the National Center for Women and Information Technology, a non-profit organization that promotes diversity in computing.