Andrew P. Gravatt
Systems and Technology Department
B.S. in Computer Science, University of Maryland
M.S. in Computer Science, Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering
Relevant Professional Experience:
Professor Gravatt’s 22-year career spans a wide range of technologies and skills. Much of this experience was acquired at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center where he began providing systems engineering support for ground system development and advance to a position of management over a team of 65 software developers who provided development and sustaining engineering for over 200 applications. He spent two years during the "dotcom boom" as a consultant managing and developing commercial web sites and applications. Professor Gravatt served as the Mayor of the Town of Landover Hills, Maryland (1991-1995) and as an Adjunct Professor at George Mason University (2004-2008) where he taught a Graduate-level course in Software Engineering for the World Wide Web.
Areas of Expertise:
Software Development, Project Management, Data Management Technologies, Gaming, Simulations, Virtual Worlds, and Augmented Reality.
Co-Chair of the Technical Working Group of the Federal Consortium for Virtual Worlds.
Critical Information Systems Technologies (CST), Data Management Strategies and Technologies: a Managerial Perspective (DMS), Global Enterprise Networking and Telecommunications (GEN), Global Information Grid Architecture and Advanced Concepts (GIG), Information Technology Program Leadership (IPL), Information Technology Project Management (ITP)