Viewing: Graduate Faculty Application for Steven Puckett

Last approved: Thu, 10 Aug 2023 18:30:57 GMT

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Graduate Faculty Application
Summer 2023
Graduate
Graduate Faculty Application for Steven Puckett
Steven Puckett
Management and Marketing
Sanders College of Business and Technology
Five-Year
SACSCOC Credentials Guidelines:
 
1. Faculty teaching undergraduate general education and/or baccalaureate courses: Doctorate or Master’s degree in the teaching discipline or Master’s degree with a concentration in the discipline (a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline).
 
2. Faculty teaching graduate and post-baccalaureate course work: Earned Doctorate/ terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline (a minimum of 18 hours above the Master’s degree in the teaching discipline).
EDBA 825. Innovation System Solutions. (1 Credit) A Special Topics course designed for experienced business professionals to address problem-solving with a systematic approach to create, communicate, and commercializing solutions. Students learn and use an array of tools and processes including organizational leadership of innovation.
CPE 549 GR INTRO TO CYBERSEC ENG
CPE 621 GR ADVANCED EMBEDDED SYSTEMS
CPE 645 GR COMPUTER NETWORK SECURITY
CPE 646 GR MOBILE & WIRELESS NETWORKS
CPE 648 GR ADVANCED COMP NETWORK
CS 530 GR SURVEY ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
CS 590 GR PROGRAMMING ENVIRON W/UNIX
CS 588 GR INTRO TO BIG DATA COMPUTING
CS 641 GR DATA MINING
Qualifications:
Does this faculty member hold a terminal degree in this discipline or a related field?
No
 
Additional Qualifications Complete this section to provide additional qualifications to meet the SACSCOC credentials guidelines. Identify all additional qualifications that apply and explain each item in the justification textbox. Indicate the dates of these additional qualifications and clearly describe the relationship between these qualifications and the course content and/or the expected outcomes of the course(s) assigned to faculty member. Supporting documents such as vita, copies of licenses and certificates, etc., should be submitted with this form by clicking the "attach file" link below. External validation of additional qualifications should be supported by these supplemental documents.
Professional positions to support being qualified to teach Innovation to experienced business professionals:

Owner / Founder, SIM Electronics, LLC. (August 2013 - December 2020).

Director of Business and Community Outreach, Sanders College of Business and Technology. (June 1, 2019 - July 31, 2020).

Managing Director, The Prosperity Fund, Southern Research, Energy and Environment. (August 1, 2017 - May 31, 2019).

Executive VP of Engineering, Pavlov Media, Engineering. (October 2012 - August 2017).

Owner / Founder, Digital Answers, LLC. (August 2010 - June 2016).

Founder / CTO, Smart Development International. (August 2010 - June 2013).

Owner / Founder, Aspira Networks. (October 2010 - October 2012).
ABD Spring 2023 for PhD in Computer Engineering from The University of Alabama in Huntsville. Was originally graduating Summer 2023 but Dissertation Committee delayed until Fall 2023.

MS, Electrical Engineering. The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2003.
Innovation Engineering Black Belt, Eureka! Ranch. (November 1, 2020 - Present).

Mastering Business Models, Strategyzer. (January 25, 2019 - Present).
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Community Innovation Academy Graduate, Tennessee Valley Authority. (December 2020).

Eminent Engineer, Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society. (October 18, 2022).

Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor's Society, Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society. (October 18, 2022).

IEEE HKN Honor's Society, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. (April 2022).

Leadership Institute Fellow, Appalachian Regional Commission. (October 1, 2019).
DIRECTED STUDENT LEARNING

Supervised Research, "Development of Python -Based Data Analytics Laboratories." (November 21, 2022 - Present).
Advised: Joseph Grijalva


PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Puckett, S. C., Crabtree, J. D. (in press). Confidential Computing in the Post-Quantum Era. IEEE Proceedings of SoutheastCon 2023.

GRANTS and SPONSORED RESEARCH

Puckett, S. C., "Black-Owned Business Expo," Sponsored by First Metro Bank, Private, $10,000.00. (August 2021).

Puckett, S. C., "Black-Owned Business Expo," Sponsored by Truist, Private, $2,500.00. (May 27, 2021 - Present).

Puckett, S. C., "The Business Resilience Integrating Digital Growth forExpansion (BRIDGE)," Sponsored by BBVA Foundation, Private, $6,800.00. (October 26, 2020 - Present).

Puckett, S. C. (Principal), "Business Resilience Integrating Digital Growth for Expansion (BRIDGE) program," Sponsored by Wells Fargo, Private, $7,500.00. (October 5, 2020 - Present).
Economic Development Association of Alabama. (October 25, 2019 - Present).
 
Lorie Johnson (ljohnson15) (Thu, 10 Aug 2023 17:27:14 GMT): Approved based on professional experience and doctorate to be earned Fall 2023.
Michelle Nelson (mlnelson1) (Thu, 10 Aug 2023 18:26:21 GMT): This application was unanimously approved by the Associate Deans following the summer protocol.
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