Daniel Berleant, Ph.D., Director

Professor, Information Science, Graduate Coordinator of the Technology Innovation GC Program


Daniel Berleant received his Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Texas at Austin in 1991. He has been employed in academic departments of Computer Science and Computer Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Information Science, where he currently holds the rank of Professor at the U. of A. at Little Rock. He has also been employed by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory as a technical staff member, and Sorcim Corp. as a software engineer, and has been a technical consultant for startups Integrated DNA Technologies, Beta-Rubicon, and ABC Virtual. His product development experience emphasizes software, and includes key positions on teams developing a programming language (Pascal/M) and a cloud computing system for retailers nationwide to report, process, and share crime events. He has developed and taught a college course on computing, information and the future, and has a wide range of interests and peer-reviewed publications in areas including text mining, bioinformatics, energy economics, Web technologies, software engineering, robotics, education, probability theory, and financial engineering.

For more information, please go to: http://ualr.edu/jdberleant/