Beth Allen, M.S.

Senior Lecturer, Computer Science


5000 Technology Drive NW
Olin B. King Technology Hall
Room N300G
Huntsville, AL 35899
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Ms. Allen has a long history of teaching experience both at UAH and Athens State. She also has served as a software development manager for several DoD related programs Huntsville, as well as serving as Chief Technical Officer for a DoD contractor in Huntsville for several years prior to re-joining the CS department staff at UAH. Her professional interests include software engineering, applying data standards for large information systems, and helping students develop and refine their problem-solving skills.

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  • M.S., Computer Science, Auburn University, 1992
  • B.S.E., Engineering, Tulane University, 1985

Honors & Awards

  • 2011 - A. Mentzelopoulos Scholarship, University of Patras.
  • 2012 - Graduate Studies Doctoral Fellowship for Inclusive Engagement, University of Denver.
  • 2014 - Graduate Studies Dissertation Fellowship, University of Denver.
  • 2015- Graduate Student Scholar of the Year, University of Denver.

Recent Publications

  • C. McCreary, A.A. Khan, J. Thompson, and M. E. McArdle, "A Comparison of Heuristics for Scheduling DAGs on Multiprocessors," IPPS '94, 1994.

  • C. McCreary, M. E. McArdle, and J. McCreary, "Modeling Communication Delay on the iPSC/2 and iPSC/860 Hypercubes", Auburn University Technical Report No. CSE-91-09

  • Lieou, C.K.C., Mayeur, J.R., and Beyerlein, I.J. (2017) Deformation in amorphous-crystalline nanolaminates – an effective temperature theory and interaction between defects, Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 25, 034002.

  • Mayeur, J.R., Mourad, H.M., Luscher, D.J., Hunter, A., Kenamond, M.A. (2016) Numerical implementation of a crystal plasticity model with dislocation transport for high strain rate applications, Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 24, 045013.

  • Mayeur, J.R., McDowell, D.L. (2015) Micropolar crystal plasticity simulation of particle strengthening.

  • Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 23, 065007.