Rand Ford, Ph.D.
Professor of Analytics

Phone Number:

717-901-5100 x5125

Ph.D., in Artificial Intelligence, Johns Hopkins University.
M.A. in Experimental Psychology, Johns Hopkins University.
B.A., Johns Hopkins University.

Rand Ford came to Harrisburg University of Science and Technology from University of Maryland University College where he worked as the Director and Professor for the Data Analytics Program. Prior to that, he served as Chair of the Computer Science Department at Hood College and as President of their faculty.

Additionally throughout his career, he has held C-level positions at six different companies. Dr. Ford holds two patents and is active in both academic and applied research. His areas of expertise are in the analysis of unstructured data, natural language processing, and machine learning.

Kevin Huggins, Ph.D., CISSP
Professor of Computer Science and Analytics

Phone Number:

717-901-5100 x1619

Ph.D. in Computer Science, Mines ParisTech, Paris, France.
M.S. in Computer Science, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA.
B.S. in Computer Science, US Military Academy, West Point, NY.

Kevin Huggins, Ph.D., is Professor of Computer Science and Analytics at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. He is also a retired military officer who spent the early part of his career in military intelligence, with extensive experience in Latin America. The remainder of his career was dedicated to academia, primarily as a faculty member in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the U.S. Military Academy. While there, Kevin served as the Director of Research in Network Science as well as the Director of the Information Technology Program.

Additionally, Dr. Huggins was a visiting scientist at the École de Techniques Avancées in Paris, France, where he studied parallel algorithms for multiprocessor system-on-chip (MPSoC) architectures. His current research interest lies at the intersection of data analytics and information security, exploring novel ways to leverage the enormous amounts of data available to make computing systems more secure.

Dr. Huggins has served as a consultant for computing curriculum development and for fostering international collaborative research efforts in technology and engineering. Over the past decade Kevin has also served as a program evaluator, team chair and commissioner for ABET, an internationally recognized accrediting agency for university programs in the engineering, science and technology domains.

Kevin holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the École des Mines de Paris.

Jonathan Korn
Lecturer of Analytics

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Doctor of Philosophy, Data Science – Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, Harrisburg PA, (May 2019 – Expected 2022)
• Doctorate in Data Science, Focus in Machine Learning.
Masters in Data Analytics – Southern New Hampshire University, New Hampshire CT, (August 2016 – September 2018)
• Masters in Data Analytics. Focus in R programming language & Python programming language.
Masters in Business Administration (International) – Southern New Hampshire University, New Hampshire CT, (August 2014 – July, 2016)
• International Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Marketing.
• GPA 3.4. Focus in International Marketing, Research, Strategy and Statistical Analysis.
BA in Political Science – Long Island University, CW Post, Brookville NY, (September 2009 – May 2013)
• GPA 3.6. Focus in International Relations


Jonathan is currently a PhD. Candidate at HU to continue his education and better focus his research efforts into solving with Deep Learning.

Teaching & Research Interests:

Interested in Deep Learning Models

Courses Taught at HU:

Principles of Analytics (ANLY 500), Natural Language Processing (ANLY 520), Human Language Processing (ANLY 540), Machine Learning I (ANLY 530), Data Visualization (ANLY 512), and Experimental Design (ANLY 510).