Jody Paul, Ph.D.
|Computer Scientist: Software Engineering; User Experience Design; Artificial Intelligence; Software Development Management|
| Ph.D. -- Computer Science
School of Engineering and Applied Science, UCLA
| M.S. -- Computer Science / Management
School of Engineering and Applied Science in collaboration with Graduate School of Management, UCLA
| B.S. -- Mathematics / Computer Science
College of Letters and Science, UCLA, Magna Cum Laude
Consulting Computer Scientist (present)
Metropolitan State University of Denver (present)
RAND Corporation, Santa Monica (1984-1996; 2001-2006)
Established research direction, performed project management functions, and conducted basic and applied research in software engineering, technology policy analysis, human-computer interaction, cognitive science, and artificial intelligence. Numerous products and briefings.
Designer and chief implementor of SAL (System for Asbestos Litigation), an expert system that models the decision making of attorneys. Developed methodology for improving usability and maintainability of complex software products.
Designed and developed highly interactive simulation applications for use in training decision-makers. Co-authored the first RAND interactive hypermedia report, detailing research results in declarative modeling and their application to logistical problem solving.
MapQuest Inc., Denver (2000-2001)
Quark Inc., Denver (1998-2000)
University of Colorado at Denver (1992-1998)
Conceived, designed, and developed educational and research-oriented software applications emphasizing the user experience and user-centered design. Directed numerous research and development teams with resulting products adopted by commercial and educational enterprises. Founding Director of the Children's Literacy Project, a partnership with local business to develop and field software that promotes literacy for elementary-school-age children.
Research & Development
Teaching, Curriculum Development, Educational Administration
|PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS / HONORS / CERTIFICATIONS|
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE): Senior Member
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM): Life Member
Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA): Charter Member
Editorial Board, International Journals:
Information & Communications Technology Law (1997-2007)
Law, Computers & Artificial Intelligence (1990-1996)
Upsilon Pi Epsilon (Computer Science Honor Society)
Pi Mu Epsilon (Mathematics Honor Society)
Chief Reader for Advanced Placement Computer Science: Educational Testing Service (2008-2012)
Computer Science National Leader: The College Board (2003-2007)
RAND Ph.D. Fellow in Artificial Intelligence
Performance Musician, Orchestrator: American Federation of Musicians
Certified / Bonded Locksmith: National Locksmith Association
Certified Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer, Fitness Consultant: AFAA, Schwinn