Kendall Giles

Kendall Giles, Science and Technology Studies Student

Kendall Giles, Science and Technology Studies Student
Kendall Giles, Science and Technology Studies Student

Department of  Science, Technology, and Society
Blacksburg, VA 24061
giles@vt.edu

Kendall Giles, Assistant Professor of Practice in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech, received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Giles has over 20 years of industry work experience in government and for companies such as General Electric and Raytheon in software and systems engineering roles. He has taught training courses offered through the US Department of Veterans Affairs, covering the fundamentals of cybersecurity, computer networks, and information assurance. He has served as a research scientist at the Human Language Technology Center of Excellence in Baltimore, Maryland, and as a faculty mentor and research fellow at the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics at UCLA in Los Angeles, California. He has also created and taught university courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the areas of cybersecurity, computer architecture, machine learning and artificial intelligence, data analytics, information systems, programming, and statistics. With over a dozen journal and conference publications, his interests include cybersecurity, machine learning and artificial intelligence, data and algorithms, the history of computing and the internet, and technology and society.

  • Cybersecurity
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Data and Algorithms
  • History of Computing and the Internet
  • Technology and Society
  • MFA in Creative Writing, University of Southern Maine
  • PhD in Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University
  • MS in Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University
  • MS in Information Systems, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • MS in Electrical Engineering, Purdue University
  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Virginia Tech