Dr. Lon Smith is the holder of the Clarke M. Williams, Jr. Professorship in Computer Sciences [Communicative Software Design.]
He has been an associate professor of computer science at ULM since August 1996.
He received his B.S. from Louisiana State University Shreveport in 1986, and his M.S. (’91) and Ph.D. (’93) from Tulane University, all in computer science.
Dr. Smith retains several national memberships, including ones in the ACM Special Interest Group Computer Science Education, the American Association for Artificial Intelligence, and Object Technology Users Group. He is a member of international organizations like the Association for Computing Machinery and the Computer Society of Institution for Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Dr. Smith is also in the Kappa Mu Epsilon and Tau Pi Epsilon honor societies.
He has numerous intellectual contributions, including refereed journal articles, conference proceedings, professional presentations, contracts, grants, and sponsored research. He also participates on college, departmental and university committees on a regular basis.
About the Endowment:
The Clarke M. Williams, Jr. Professorship in Computer Sciences (Communicative Software Design) endowment was established to encourage and reward excellence in teaching, learning and research at ULM.