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Adam Villa

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Photo of faculty memberAssociate 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, Adam. (2017). Evaluating Storage Performance: Activities to simulate storage configurations.

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

Villa, Adam. Hands-on Computer Security with a Raspberry Pi. Journal of Computer Science in Colleges31 (6), 4-10.

Villa, Adam., Zhang, YiFu. (2016). Big Data DB: Managing Big Data Transfers.

Villa, Adam. (2016). Big Data: Motivating the Development of an Advanced Database Systems Course. Journal of Computer Science in Colleges31 (3), 119-128.

Villa, Adam. (2015). A Top Down Approach to an Introductory Database Systems Course using Web Applications. Journal of Computer Science in Colleges30 (3), 63-74.

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

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

Recent Presentations:

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

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

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

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


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