Adam H. Villa, Ph.D.


Highest degree earned:    Ph.D. – Computer Science, University of New Hampshire 

Current Employer: Providence College , Associate Professor of Computer Science 
Director, Center for Teaching Excellence 

Significant projects: 
Co-developed the Masters of Business Analytics Program at PC 
Co-developed and re-designed new course offerings in Computer Science and Data Analytics 

Adam Villa (Associate Professor of Computer Science) pursues research in computer science pedagogy, data analytics, and big data management.   He also studies computer security and storage/networking infrastructures.   Adam is the director of the Center for Teaching Excellence at Providence College, which supports faculty members’ teaching and learning.   He has taught courses on database management systems, computer security, software development, computer architecture, and data analytics.  

Courses taught:
Applied Data Analytics 
Data Mining 
Database Management Systems