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Software Engineering Faculty

Faculty

  • Patrick Kopp

    Patrick Kopp

    Assistant Professor
    Chair of Computer Science and Software Engineering
    Phone: 816.501.3791
    Patrick.Kopp@avila.edu

    Courses Taught:Understanding Computers, Data Structures, C++, Java, Web Page Design, Web Page Programming, Database Management, COBOL, Visual Basic and A+

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    Started at Avila
    1986

    Courses Taught
    Understanding Computers, Data Structures, C++, Java, Web Page Design, Web Page Programming, Database Management, COBOL, Visual Basic and A+

    Research Interests
    Member of Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges Interests and interested in robotics and web page design

    Hobbies
    I love to play softball, I am a deacon and the Youth Committee Chair of my church.  Every summer I plan, organize and lead several youth and adult sponsors on a mission trip.  We have taken the group to Arizona, Colorado, West Virginia, Tennessee, New Mexico, Wisconsin, Mexico, and Canada.

  • Ron McCleary

    Bill Moran

    Visiting Instructor of Computer Science and Software Engineering
    Phone: 816.501.3637
    William.Moran@Avila.edu

  • aruna rao

    Aruna Rao

    Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Software Engineering
    Phone: 816-501-3678
    Aruna.Rao@avila.edu

    Courses Taught: Introduction to Computer Science I, Ethics in Technology, Introduction to Software Engineering

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    Aruna serves as an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science and Software Engineering department. She completed her Master of Science in Management Information Systems from Northern Illinois University, pre-medicine course work at Rockhurst University, and PhD course work and comprehensive exams in Health Policy and Management at University of Kansas Medical Center.

    Aruna also serves as the architect for Truvant’s healthcare vertical, including data science, information security and IT transformation services. Her work history includes a wide range of IT management roles with the Kansas University Medical Center and Truman Medical Centers.

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