Kim Peters, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Computing, Software and Data Sciences and Industrial and Systems Engineering

Office Phone: (951) 552-8998
Office Location: College of Engineering Building, TEGR 343
Office Hours: M: 1:00pm-3:00pm, 4:00pm-5:30pm || T: 3:30pm-5:50pm || W: 1:00pk-3:30pm

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Computer Science & Software Engineering and Industrial & Systems Engineering Auburn University 08/2010
M.S. Computer Science Columbus University 08/2001
B.S. Biology Pre-Medicine Columbus University 08/1999
  • Courses Taught

    CBU Bourns College of Engineering
    - CS 528/EGR 427 Software Project Management
    - EGR 481/EGR 581 Systems Simulation
    - EGR 182 Mathematics for Engineering Applications
    - EGR 101 Engineering from a Christian Worldview

    USC Viterbi School of Engineering
    - CSCI 567 Machine Learning
    - ISE 515 Engineering Project Management
    - ISE 500 Statistics for Engineering Management
    - ITP 499 Technology Project Management
    - ISE 470 Human Computer Interface Design
    - ISE 435 Discrete Systems Simulation
    - ITP 109 Java Programming
    - ISE Directive Study, Cybersecurity

    Columbus University
    - CPSC 6159 Computer Forensics
    - CPSC 6157 Networking Management
    - CPSC 6118 Human Computer Interaction
    - CPSC 6117 Graphical User Interface
    - CPSC 5157 Computer Networking
    - CPSC 2125 Web Application
    - CISM 2115 Business Decision-Making Technological Applications
    - CPSC 1302 Computer Science II
    - CPSC 1301 Computer Science I

  • Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

    Artificial Intelligence: Machine Learning
    Big Data Science
    Predictive Data Modeling and Simulation

  • Teaching Experience

    USC Viterbi School of Engineering
    - Department of Computer Science
    - Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

    Auburn University
    - Computer Science and Software Engineering

    Columbus University
    - Department of Computer Science
    - Department of Management in Computer Information Systems

  • Church Membership & Activities

    Bel Air Presbyterian Church

  • Community Service & Involvement

    Dr. Peters is a consultant for INFORMS, the leading International Association for Operations Research & Analytics Professionals. Since the spring of 2018, she has led Part I of a project researching the leading data analytics maturity models in the market, which focuses on data analytics capability trends in an effort to enhance the existing version of INFORMS’ Analytics Capability Evaluation (ACE) model. Part II of the project involves the analysis of the ACE data bank in collaboration with personnel at MIT, GA Tech, Notre Dame, and Purdue University.

  • Interests & Hobbies

    Dr. Peters is most grateful for her salvation and passionate about raising up His champions. She is the proud mother of two wonderful sons, David and Jonathan, and treasures her family and friends. In her spare time, she enjoys fine arts, outdoor activities, and traveling.

  • Personal Philosophy

    Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart. Then you will win favor and a good name in the sight of God and man. Proverbs 3:3-4

    Blessed are those who find wisdom, those who gain understanding, for she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold. Proverbs 3:13-14