Adrian Heinz
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Dr. Adrian Heinz

Associate Professor of Information Technology

  • Office D-1444
  • Office Phone
  • Cell Phone 678.485.8764
  • Email Address aheinz@ggc.edu
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Biography

Dr. Heinz is an associate professor of information technology at Georgia Gwinnett College. He holds a systems engineering degree from Catholic University of Cordoba, Argentina and Masters of Science and Doctor of Education degrees with a major in computer science from Ball State University. Heinz’s primary interests include programming in C#, Visual Basic .Net, Java and web development using HTML, JavaScript, ASP and Adobe Flash. Other interests are E-learning, software engineering, social networking, computer graphics and graph theory.

His teaching philosophy places students at the center of the learning process by creating a pleasant environment, where everyone is encouraged to participate, discuss ideas and work with peers. In this way, students learn to solve problems, express their views and acquire critical thinking skills. He is also a strong supporter of the use of technology in education and always strives to incorporate the latest technological trends into the classroom.

During his academic career, Heinz has worked on a variety of research projects in the areas of graph theory, model checking and E-learning. Part of his research work in the first two areas has led to the publication of several papers and presentations in national and international conferences including Boca Raton (Florida); Vienna (Austria); Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) as well as Tamil Nadu (India).

Education

  • Doctorate – computer science – Ball State University
  • Master's – computer science – Ball State University
  • Bachelor's – systems engineering – Catholic University of Cordoba, Argentina

Academic Interests

  • Digital media
  • Programming
  • Web technologies
  • Finance
  • Graph theory

Publications

"Software Systems for Research in Graph Theory," The Journal of Combinatorial Mathematics and Combinatorial Computing, vol. LXIX, May 2009, pp 53-62. (with Jay Bagga).

"An Algorithm for Graceful Labelings of Cycles," Congressus Numerantium, 186 (2007), pp. 57-63. (with Jay Bagga and Mahbubul Majumder).

"Properties of Graceful Labelings of Cycles," Congressus Numerantium, 188 (2007), pp. 109-115. (with Jay Bagga and Mahbubul Majumder).

"Software Systems for Implementing Graph Algorithms for Learning and Research," ICTACS 2006, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Theories and Applications of Computer Science 2006, World Scientific Publishers. (with Jay Bagga).

"JGraph – A Java Based System for Drawing Graphs and Running Graph Algorithms," Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2265 (2002), Springer Verlag. (with Jay Bagga).

Distinctions

  • Franklin Foundation Grant (2013)
  • GGC Outstanding Teaching Award 2010 (nominated)
  • BSU Alumni Association Distinguished Dissertation Award 2009–2010 (nominated)
  • Certificate of Achievement, Ball State University, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2004