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Nicholas James Brown

PhD Student

Currently on job market?: Yes

Year started:  2018

Advisor(s): Dr. Paul Benjamin Lowry and Dr. Quinton Nottingham

Committee members: Dr. Vitali Mindel and Dr. Dezhi Wu

Research topics: Cyber security, privacy, data analytics, algorithms, machine learning systems

Research methods: Surveys, experimental designs, data mining, depth interviews (behavioral/experimental method track + masters in statistics)

Skills: Python, R, SPSS, Java, HTML, CSS, JMP

Target academic discipline(s): IS/IT

Previous education:

  • B.B.A Marketing Information Systems & Management: Technology and Entrepreneurship James Madison University
  • M.B.A, Virginia Tech
  • Masters in Information Technology (M.I.T), Virginia Tech
  • M.A. Leadership, Liberty University
  • M.A. Data Analysis and Applied Statistics, Virginia Tech

Previous work experience:

  • Distance Learning Instructor, Virginia Tech
  • Certified Professional Estimator, HITT Contracting
  • Certified Professional Estimator, The Matthews Group
  • Certified Professional Estimator, Strittmatter Contracting
  • Pattern Day Trader/Self-employed, Madison Mason Capital
  • Property Manager/Co-Owner, Invite Properties
  • Operations Manager/Co-Owner, Rust Vintage Rentals

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