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Computer Science Staff - Michael Galloway, PhD

Michael Galloway, PhD

Michael Galloway, PhD

Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Office:  COHH 4134
Phone:  270-745-2859
Email:  jeffrey.galloway@wku.edu
Website:  http://ip204-5.sth.wku.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. Computer Science, The University of Alabama, 2013.
  • M.S. Computer Science, The University of Alabama, 2008.
  • B.W.E Wireless Engineering, Auburn University, 2005.

Scholarly Interest

My research focus is distributed computing, specifically cloud computing. I’m focused on deploying private cloud
architectures in small to medium sized organizations. The three main areas of my research are developing a power
aware load consolidation algorithm for compute nodes, power aware persistent cloud storage, and deployment
of cloud resources in a limited networking environment. Other research focuses include wireless communication
protocols, computer networking, distributed resource provisioning, autonomous robotics, smart things/automation,
and computer science education.

Experience

  • Western Kentucky University, Assistant Professor 2017 – Present
  • Western Kentucky University, Instructor 2013 – 2017
  • The University of Alabama, Graduate Teaching Assistant 2011 – 2013
  • Shelton State Community College, Adjunct Instructor 2010 – 2013
  • Southern Union State Community College, Adjunct Instructor 2009 – 2010
  • Faulkner University, Adjunct Instructor 2008 – 2010
  • The University of Alabama, Graduate Assistant 2006 – 2008

Professional Membership & Professional Credentials

  • Association for Computing Machinery

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