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Faculty Profile

Grant Braught

Professor of Computer Science (1997)

Contact Information

braught@dickinson.edu

Tome Scientific Building Room 234
717.245.1401

Bio

His current research interests are in the area of bio-inspired computing. In particular he focuses on evolutionary neural networks, interactions between learning and evolution, evolutionary and developmental robotics and swarm intelligence. He is also active in computer science education research, with recent projects evaluating the effects of tool design, feedback mechanisms and pair programming on student behaviors and learning.

Education

  • B.S., Dickinson College, 1990. M.S., Pennsylvania State University, 1995
  • Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University, 2005

2019-2020 Academic Year

Fall 2019

COMP 130 Introduction to Computing
Please see the Computer Science Advising Guide for placement advice to determine if 130 or 132 is the correct course for you. https://www.dickinson.edu/homepage/319/computer_science_advising

COMP 393 Special Topics
Topics to be announced when offered. Possible topics include: Compiler Design, Artificial Life, Biologically Inspired Computing, Cyber Security, Machine Learning, and others depending upon faculty and student interest. Prerequisite dependent upon topic. One-half or one course credit..