Paul Vincent Craven '94
Department Chair of Computer Science, Associate Professor of Computer Science
- Phone Number:
- Office Location:
- Carver Science 333
- 1994 – B.A. in Math and Computer Science – Simpson College
1996 – M.S. in Computer Science – Missouri University of Science and Technology
2009 – Ph.D. in Computer Science – University of Idaho
Hello! I’m Dr. Paul V. Craven, head of the Computer Science Department. My main areas of academic interest are:
- Student video game development
- Web development
- Project management
- Software security
- Distributed systems
I also have a strong interest in weather and almost any kind of machine that flies.
I worked in software development from 1991 until 2006, starting as an intern in Des Moines working on small projects while I studied at Simpson. Eventually I worked my way up to management of large multi-million dollar projects. I first started teaching for Simpson’s evening program in 1996, and later was hired on full time in 2006 after ‘retiring’ out of corporate life.