February 8, 2024 11 a.m.End:
February 8, 2024 12:15 p.m.Location: Whitinger Business Building, Room 144
Huseyin Ergin is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department at Ball State University. His research interests include computer science education, software engineering, and model-driven engineering. He earned his Ph.D. and M.Sc. degrees from the University of Alabama, and an additional M.Sc. from Sabanci University in Turkey, and a B.Sc. from Yeditepe University in Turkey all in computer science or engineering. With extensive industry experience, Dr. Ergin has worked as a software developer in R&D departments, information technology departments, startups, and manufacturing companies, giving him a comprehensive understanding of software development practices in various settings. He has also participated in programming, science, robotics, idea, startup, and entrepreneurship competitions/events.
He is actively collaborating with industry partners to research software engineering techniques and practices. Dr. Ergin has secured over $150,000 in grant money for software engineering research from industry partners. In addition to his research work, he teaches software engineering classes and supervises software projects for local community partners, including startups, non-profit organizations, university branches, and local companies. He also founded the Capstone Connector, a program under the Innovation Connector of Muncie, which connects industry partners with student Capstone teams.