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Winter Storm Alert- Tuesday January 27, 2015

Due to the continuing effects of the storm, Juno, all classes are cancelled tomorrow, Wednesday January 28th, including all day school classes, graduate classes, and evening classes through the School of Continuing Education & School of Business. Offices are closed on Wednesday. We expect to resume normal operations and all classes on Thursday, January 29th. For more information and updates, please go to http://www.providence.edu/emergency

The weather line can be reached at 401-865-1012.

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Adam Villa

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:

avilla@providence.edu
401-865-2132
Service Building 228

Education:

Ph.D. - Computer Science University of New Hampshire

Area(s) of Expertise:

Distributed systems, Big Data, Computer Storage Systems, Computer Networking, Databases, Computer Security


Selected Publications:

Villa, Adam. (2015). A Top Down Approach to an Introductory Database Systems Course using Web Applications. Journal of Computer Science in Colleges, 30 (3), 63-74.

Villa, Adam. (2013). Performance Evaluation of Big Data Transmission Models. Performance 2013, Computer Measurement Group (CMG).

Villa, Adam. (2013). Reinvigorating a Database Systems Course using Web Applications. Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, 28 (6), 201-202.

Villa, Adam. (2012). Automating large file transfers. International Conference on Internet Computing (ICOMP),

Recent Presentations:

Villa, Adam., Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges - Eastern Region Annual Conference, ACM SIGCSE, York, PA, "A Top Down Approach to an Introductory Database Systems Course using Web Applications". November, 2014.

Villa, Adam., Cyber Morality Group, Providence College, "Keeping the Pirates at Bay: the battle to protect Intellectual Property". November, 2013.

Villa, Adam., Computer Measurement Group - Performance 2013 Conference, CMG, San Diego, CA, "Performance Evaluation of Big Data Transmission Models". November, 2013.

Villa, Adam., International Conference on Internet Computing and Big Data, Las Vegas, NV, "Paper: Storage Matters: Evaluating the Impact of Big Data Transfer Techniques on Storage Performance". July, 2013.

Villa, Adam., Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges in the Northeast Region, Albany, NY, "Reinvigorating a Database Systems Course Using Web Applications". April, 2013.

Villa, Adam., Wheaton College Computer Science Department Lecture Series, Wheaton College, Norton, MA, "Moving Big Data across the Globe". April, 2013.


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