Stephen L. Howard

BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD
Program Lead for Computer Science; Associate Professor
(902) 566-0328
Mathematical and Computational Sciences
Cass Science Hall, 208
BSc (Hons) (Acadia)
MSc (Western)
PhD (Western)

Dr. Stephen Howard works to automate the management of distributed computing systems, and recently has developed an interest in wireless sensor networks. These networks consist of motes, small sensing devices whose tiny size and need for energy efficiency are forcing researchers to rethink traditional approaches to hardware, software, and network design.

  • PhD Computer Science, University of Western Ontario (2000)
  • MSc Computer Science, University of Western Ontario (1981)
  • BSc (Hon) Computer Science, Acadia University (1979)
  • Policy-driven management for distributed systems
  • Distributed learning systems
  • Operating systems
  • wireless sensor networks
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