Dr. Albanie T. Bolton works on the Software Systems Engineering Branch team as a Software Test and Verification engineer at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, AL. The Software System Engineering Branch manages the software requirements development, software processes and planning, and software formal verification activities. She currently works under the project Space Launch System (SLS). SLS is a Space Shuttle derived heavy expendable launch vehicle that will take astronauts farther into space and provide for future manned space exploration efforts. Dr. Bolton has worked in various aspects of agile development, software, hardware, requirements and testing. Currently, she has spent the past two years a part of the System Engineering Leadership Development Program and graduated in October 2015. Dr. Bolton was awarded in 2014, one of the highest honors, the MSFC Director’s Commendation Honor Award for her exceptional leadership in the development of Class A tools.
She received her Bachelor’s in Computer Science from Alcorn State University. In continuing her education, she received her Master’s and PhD in Computer Science with a concentration in Human-Computer Interaction from Auburn University. Dr. Bolton’s research at Auburn focused on Human Computer Interaction and improving interactions between people (users) and computers for improving the usability of products/applications for various populations. In her free time, she devotes time to her second love, education. She teaches part-time at Alabama A&M University various computer science courses ranging from Statistics, Neural Networks, and Database Systems just to name a few. Dr. Bolton also teaches online courses at National University in San Diego, CA. In addition, she has her own tutoring service, called A.T.B Tutoring Services, which focuses on Computer Science courses at the high school and early college level. Dr. Bolton is a member of various organizations and takes out time to give back by participating in various community service opportunities.