Tilley, Scott

Professor
Engineering Systems

Scott Tilley is a professor at the Florida Institute of Technology, president and founder of the Center for Technology & Society (CTS), president and co-founder of Big Data Florida, vice president of the Space Coast chapter of INCOSE, and a SCWG Fellow. His recent books include “Systems Analysis & Design” (Cengage, 2016), “Perseverance” (Anthology Alliance, 2017), and “Surreal Technology” (CTS Press, 2017). He writes the weekly “Technology Today” column for Florida Today (Gannett). He holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Victoria.

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., University of Victoria, 1995
  • M.Sc., Computer Science, University of Victoria, 1989
  • B.Sc., Computer Science (Digital Systems), Concordia University, 1986
  • D.E.C., Pure and Applied Science, Marianopolis College, 1983

 

Current Courses

In Fall 2017 I am teaching the following:

  • ENM 5001: Quality Engineering
  • SYS 5385: System Life Cycle Cost Estimation
  • SYS 5460: Systems Requirements Analysis

In the past I have taught the following courses at FIT:

  • BUS 3511: Systems Analysis and Design
  • CSE 2410: Introduction to Software Engineering 
  • CSE 3030: Legal, Ethical, and Social Issues in Computing
  • CSE 4201/4202: Software Development Projects
  • CSE 5801: Independent Research in Computer Science
  • CSE 5802: Research Project in Computer Science
  • CSE 6990: Doctoral Research in Computer Science
  • EDS 3131: Perspectives on Science & Mathematics
  • EDS 4900: Interdisciplinary Science Capstone Seminar
  • EDS 5227: Educational Software Evaluation & Design
  • EDS 5299: Topics in Computing Education
  • EDS 6095: Research in Science & Education
  • ENM 5420: Technology Commercialization Strategies
  • SWE 5001: Software Engineering 1
  • SWE 5002: Software Engineering 2
  • SWE 5110: Requirements Engineering
  • SWE 5411: Software Testing 1
  • SWE 5510: Software Maintenance & Evolution
  • SWE 5900: Special Topics in Software Engineering - SOA & Web Services

Professional Experience

Florida Institute of Technology (2003 – present):

  • Department of Engineering Systems (2016-present):
    • Professor
  • Department of Education and Interdisciplinary Studies (2014-2016):
    • Professor & Director of Computing Education
  • Department of Computer Sciences (2003-2014):
    • Professor of Software Engineering (2006-2014)
    • Director of Software Engineering (2006-2011)
    • Associate Professor (2003-2006)
  • College of Business (2006-2014):
    • Professor of Information Systems (joint appointment)
  • Harris Institute for Assured Information (2009-2014):
    • Associate Member


 University of California, Riverside (1998 – 2002):

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering
  • Graduate School of Management (Collaborating Faculty Member, 2000 – 2002)

Carnegie Mellon University, Software Engineering Institute (1995-2012):

  • Sabbatical (2010-2011)
  • Visiting Scientist, Research, Technology, and System Solutions (2006 – 2012)
  • Visiting Scientist, Product Line Systems (1998 – 2002)
  • Senior Member of the Technical Staff, Reengineering (1995 – 1998
IBM Software Solutions Toronto Laboratory (1987 – 1994):
  • Senior Associate Development Analyst, C/C++ Compiler Development

Additional Duties

  • Director, Systems Evolution Lab (SEL)
  • President and founder, The Center for Technology & Society (www.CTS.today)
  • President and co-founder, Big Data Florida (www.BigDataFlorida.org)

Selected Publications

Journal Papers: 

Tilley, S. and Konczynski, R. “SOA Migration Case Studies and Lessons Learned II: NASA and Health Net.” Coimbra Business Review. 1(1):7-16, December 2015.