Hussam Hallak

Hussam Hallak

Computer Scientist

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About Me

I am a computer scientist by trade. I enjoy research, teaching, writing code, and learning new technologies.

On personal level, I like outdoor activities, weight lifting, and swimming. I am a hobbyist mechanic. My favorite projects/toys are big Ford diesel trucks, and I own a couple of them.

Work Experience

Adjunct Professor - Old Dominion University (Aug 2018 - Present)

Instructor for the following semesters and classes:
Fall 2018:
CS270: Introduction to Computer Architecture II

Graduate Teacher Assistant - Old Dominion University (Aug 2016 - Aug 2018)

Teacher Assistant for the following semesters and classes:
Fall 2016:
CS252: Introduction to Unix for Programmers
CS350: Introduction to Software Engineering
CS382: Introduction to Java
CS390: Introduction to Theoretical Computer Science
Spring 2017:
CS381: Introduction to Discrete Structures
CS462: Cybersecurity Fundamentals
CS562: Cybersecurity Fundamentals (Graduate level version of CS462)
Fall 2017:
CS250: Problem Solving and Programming in C++
CS462: Cybersecurity Fundamentals
CS562: Cybersecurity Fundamentals (Graduate level version of CS462)
Spring 2018:
CS381: Introduction to Discrete Structures
CS464: Networked System Security
Summer 2018:
CS250: Problem Solving and Programming II

Programmer - Life Protect 24/7 (May 2016 - June 2017)

Developing a variety of API's and scripts using Perl, PHP, and Java. Building database-driven programs.

Research Assistant - Old Dominion Univeristy (Jan 2015 – May 2016)

Research work in Bioinformatics for Dr. Jing He. I worked on 2 different research projects involved writing programs in C++ and contributed in writing a research paper:
Comparison of an Atomic Model and Its Cryo-EM Image at the Central Axis of a Helix.

Software Developer - Hall Automotive (Feb 2014 – Aug 2014)

Developing CRM applications, IVR scripts, and contact center related programs.

Business Owner - F1 Trucks & Auto (2009 – 2014)

F1 Trucks & Auto was an auto repair shop and towing service on Military Hwy in Chesapeake, VA.

Flash Developer - Advanced Science and Automation Corp (2009 – 2010)

Flash animation design and Action Script programming for various projects.

Awards:

* Dean's Perfect Scholar at Old Dominion University for Fall 2014

* Dean's List at Old Dominion University for all semesters 2014 - Present

* President of Mu Alpha Theta, National Mathematics Honor Society, Norfolk Chapter 2011 - 2013

* President's List at Tidewater Community College for all semesters 2010 - 2013