GREENVILLE, S.C. (September 7, 2018) – Dr. Ethan “Travis” McGee will serve as assistant professor in the department of mathematical science in the College of Arts and Science at Bob Jones University starting in the fall 2018 semester. McGee previously served as an adjunct computer instructor at BJU.
“We congratulate Dr. McGee for completing his doctoral work this summer,” said Dr. Renae Wentworth, dean of the College of Arts and Science. “We look forward to having him serve in an expanded role this year.”
McGee earned a BS in Computer Science (2012) from BJU. He earned a MS (2013) and Ph.D. (2018) in Computer Science from Clemson University in Clemson.
His dissertation, “A Decision Support System for Selecting between Designs for Dynamic Software Product Line,” explored how to estimate the costs of self-adapting low-level software systems at the managerial level.
Previously, McGee worked as a consultant at Merge where he oversaw the creation of a software testing and quality assurance suite. Since 2010, he has managed projects through the entire software development life cycle at Transplace based in Greenville.
McGee has served as an adjunct professor at BJU since 2014. He has taught a variety of courses including introductory computer and computer ethics.
McGee has presented at several professional conferences such as the Association of Computing Machinery Software Product Line Conference and the International Symposium on Software Engineering for Adaptive and Self Managing Systems.
“I am excited to be transitioning from an adjunct faculty member to full time, and I look forward to my increased involvement with the university” said McGee. “I hope being a full time faculty member will give me more time to interact with and mentor the students.”
McGee serves as a Sunday school teacher and member of the audio visual team at Southside Baptist Church in Gaffney.