Adam A. Porter earned his B.S. degree summa cum laude in Computer Science from the California State University at Dominguez Hills, Carson, California in 1986. In 1988 and 1991 he earned his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California at Irvine. Since 1991 Dr. Porter has been a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Maryland and the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Studies. He holds affiliate appointments in the UMD Institute for Systems Research and the UMD Applied Research Laboratory for Intelligence and Security. He also serves as the Executive and Scientific Director of the Fraunhofer USA Center Mid-Atlantic, a UMD-affiliated applied research and technology transfer center specializing in software and systems engineering.
Dr. Porter is an award-winning teacher and researcher. He is a winner of the US National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development Award and a winner of multiple teaching awards including the Creative Educator Award from the Board of Visitors of UMD’s College of Computer, Mathematics, and Natural Sciences. His current research focuses on applications and implementation of AI-driven software systems. His work has been supported by major government and private sector organizations including the US DoD, NSF, NIH, Google, AT&T, Ford Motor Company, IBM and more. Since 2014, Dr. Porter has run one the world’s largest Massive Online Open Courses. Focusing on Mobile Application Development for the Android Platform, this course has had over 1M student registrations from over 200 countries around the world.
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