Kevin Tierney earns his doctorate
Kevin Tierney, son of Ron and Judy Tierney of Corn Neck Road, earned his PhD in Computer Science from the Internet Technology University of Copenhagen, Denmark on Aug. 29.
Tierney, wearing the tie in the photo at left, posed with his thesis defense committee after he won their approval.
His research in the field of computer science optimization focused on automated liner shipping fleet repositioning. He will continue with his research and teaching as a junior professor at the University of Paderborn in Paderborn, Germany.
Dr. Tierney has a master’s degree in computer science from Brown University and an undergraduate degree in that field from Rochester Institute of Technology.