Image Bathsheba Farrow

Course List


Bathsheba is currently enrolled in the Computer Science Ph.D. program at Old Dominion University. She graduated from Norfolk State University in 2000 (B.S. Computer Science) and from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VA Tech) in 2007 (Master of Information Technology).

Bathsheba is currently researching technologies and methods to collect and analyze meaningful data to support PTSD detection and diagnosis under the direction of Dr. Sampath Jayarathna. She has previously performed preliminary research in mobile computing/smart cities including the use of high frequency sounds for inaudible morse code, sign-language interpretation using smartwatch data, and distracted driver detection using vehicular On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) and smartwatch sensor data.

Current Work

Bathsheba currently serves as a technical branch head within Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) Dam Neck Activity (DNA). Prior to that, she worked in system and software design and development at various companies for over 18 years. Projects Bathsheba has worked on include those for billing engines, sales and ordering systems, lidar data classification, improved logistics planning, automation to reduce manning, improved supply chain management, integrated training systems and radar data distribution. In addition, Bathsheba taught programming classes part-time at ECPI University for a short time.

Research Interests

PTSD detection, eye tracking, machine learning, mobile computing, information visualization and big data.

Technical Summary


Java, JavaScript, JQuery, Java Server Pages (JSP), JSP Standard Tag Library (JSTL), JavaScript Object Notation (JSON), Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (AJAX), Grails on Groovy, Python, JAX-RS, Enterprise Java Beans (EJB), Spring, Smooks, Maven, Hibernate, Stripes, Apache POI, JUnit, Mockito, C/C++, Smalltalk, Structured Query Language (SQL), PL/SQL, Java Database Connectivity (JDBC), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), Extensible Hypertext Markup Languages (XHTML), Markdown, Extensible Markup Language (XML), Simple API for XML (SAX), Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), D3.js, Velocity,, Apache CLick Web Application Framework, Hierarchical Data Format (HDF), Fortan, Assembly, Lisp.


Apache Tomcat, JBoxx, Eclipse Integrated Data Environment (IDE), Android Studio, Hudson, Jenkins, JTrac, SonarQube, Fortify, Oracle, IBM DB2, Concurrent Version Systems (CVS), Toad for Oracle, Volatility, Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect (EA), Informatica PowerCenter Express, IBM Rational Rose, Oracle VirtualBox, Apache Spark, Apache Hadoop, Liferay Portal, Oracle SQL Developer, Ozone Widget Framework (OWF), Dynamic Object-Oriented Requirements System (DOORS), Atlassian Confluence, Atlassian JIRA, WordPress, Microsoft SharePoint, ProcessMax, Privia, Trifacta Wrangler, VisualWorks, WebIntelligence, JBuilder, Lotus Notes, Microsoft Office, BusinessObjects, Microsoft Project, OneNote, Microsoft Visual SourceSafe.

For additional information, refer to Bathsheba's CV