Mike Murphy is a professor emeritus of computer science at Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta, GA, where he served 16 years (1992-2008), including five years as department head of computer science, two-and-a-half years as interim VPIT, and six years as the first dean of the School of Computing and Software Engineering. Prior to SPSU, Mike was a faculty member at the University of Houston-Downtown in Houston, TX (1976-1992). His degrees are all in mathematics, with a BA (1968) from Florida State University, and MS (1973) and PhD (1976) from L.S.U.
Mike served as a team leader and first lieutenant in the Intelligence Data Handling System joint service operation in Vietnam (1971) and as a faculty fellow at NASA's Johnson Space Center (1990-1992). Mike had 118 reviews published by Computing Reviews from 1986 through 2012. He has also reviewed papers extensively for a variety of computer science and software engineering conferences. Mike has been active in program accreditation, particularly computer science and software engineering, and has most recently served as an Engineering Accreditation Commissioner for ABET (2011-2013).
Since 2008, Mike has been an adjunct professor of computer science at Concordia University Texas in Austin, TX.