Edward L. Jones earned the Ph.D. in computer science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1984. His professional career includes 13 years as a software engineer at Harris Corporation, and over 30 years in academia. His professional experiences include R&D in software engineering development, software testing and software engineering technology transfer. He has conducted funded research in software testing, information assurance, scientific computing and computer science education. He is currently a professor in the CIS Department at Florida A&M University. He is a PI on an IUSE Design and Development 2 NSF grant.