Steven C. Williams

Career

NIOSH (contractor), Morgantown, WV
Software developer
1/2007 to present
  • Full-stack application and database development
  • Analysis, design, implementation, testing, and maintenance
  • Third-party product support and customization
  • Client support and collaboration
  • Technical writing and editing
  • UX and graphic design
  • Project management
  • Machine learning
  • eLearning
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Instructor
6/2013 to 7/2013
Associate instructor
8/2012 to 5/2013
Research assistant
8/2009 to 5/2010
  • Quantitative research and analysis
  • Lesson planning, development, and delivery
  • Neural networks
  • Network analysis
  • Evolutionary algorithms
  • Agent-based modeling
  • Artificial life

Education

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Doctor of Philosophy in Cognitive Science and Informatics
10/2019
West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
12/2006
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
12/2006

Skills

Languages
  • General: C, C++, C#, Java, Lisp, Python, VB
  • Web: ASP, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, PHP
  • Analytical: MATLAB, R, SPSS
  • Scripting: Bash, batch, PowerShell
  • Other: LaTeX, SQL
Frameworks/libraries
  • Desktop: WinForms, WPF (MVVM)
  • Web: ASP.NET (MVC), Bootstrap, jQuery
Operating systems
  • Linux, Mac OS, Windows

Publications

  1. Williams, S. C. (2019). Neural Correlates of Adaptive Behavior: Structure, Dynamics, and Information Processing. PhD thesis, Indiana University.
  2. Williams, S. and Yaeger, L. (2017). Evolution of neural dynamics in an ecological model. Geosciences, 7(3).
  3. Menzies, T., Brady, A., Keung, J., Hihn, J., Williams, S., El-Rawas, O., Green, P., and Boehm, B. (2013). Learning project management decisions: A case study with case-based reasoning versus data farming. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, 39(12):1698–1713.
  4. Yaeger, L., Sporns, O., Williams, S., Shuai, X., and Dougherty, S. (2010). Evolutionary selection of network structure and function. In Fellermann, H. et al., editors, Artificial Life XII, pages 313–320.
  5. Green II, P., Menzies, T., Williams, S., and El-Rawas, O. (2009). Understanding the value of software engineering technologies. In ASE 2009, pages 52–61.
  6. Menzies, T., Williams, S., El-Rawas, O., Boehm, B., and Hihn, J. (2009). How to avoid drastic software process change (using stochastic stability). In ICSE '09, pages 540–550.
  7. Menzies, T., Williams, S., Elrawas, O., Baker, D., Boehm, B., Hihn, J., Lum, K., and Madachy, R. (2009). Accurate estimates without local data? Software Process: Improvement and Practice, 14(4):213–225.

Awards

National Science Foundation Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship: The Dynamics of Brain–Body–Environment Systems in Behavior and Cognition
Trainee ($30K per year)
8/2010 to 8/2012
Associate ($5K)
5/2010 to 8/2010

Service

Appalachian Outreach, Inc., Glen Dale, WV
Webmaster
1/2007 to present

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