Tom Briggs

Assistant Professor

Alumnus, Ph.D. Alumnus

Shippensburg State University
Computer Science

Graduated in December 2008

My research interests are primarily: Computer Architecture, Data Mining, Machine Learning, and Operating Systems.

I hold an MS and BS in Computer Science from SU, and am currently pursuing a PhD in Computer Science from UMBC. I am a member of two valuable professional organizations: ACM and IEEE, and encourage students (and others) to become members and particpate with these groups. I am the faculty advisor for the Shippensburg chapter of UPE and for the Cutter project.

Refereed Publications


  1. T. Briggs, "Constraint Generation and Reasoning in OWL", PhdThesis, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, November 2008, 3133 downloads.


  1. T. Briggs and T. Oates, "Discovering Domain-Specific Composite Kernels", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Twentieth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the Seventeenth Annual Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial intelligence, July 2005, 1396 downloads.