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Zachariah Beasley

Zach Beasley

Assistant Professor of Instruction

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CV

Biography

Dr. Zachariah Beasley received his Ph.D. in Computer Science & Engineering from the University of South Florida with a focus on sentiment analysis in peer review. He is the author of nine peer-reviewed papers and a reviewer of three software engineering and natural language processing textbooks. Dr. Beasley has received the ASEE State of Engineering Education in 25 Years Award and USF Spirit of Innovation Award. He plays the guitar and has spent five summers as a volunteer English teacher in Taiwan. Dr. Beasley joined the University of South Florida in August of 2020.

Research Interests

Sentiment analysis and natural language processing; data mining

Teaching Interests

Software engineering; algorithms and data structures; database design

Education

Ph.D. in Computer Science & Engineering, University of South Florida (2020)
M.S. in Computer Science, University of South Florida (2017)
B.A. in Computer Science, Franklin College (2015)
B.A. in Applied Mathematics, Franklin College (2015)