Name: David Smelser
Office Hours: M-F 9:00AM – 4:00PM
Preferred Form of Contact: e-mail
David Smelser has worked as a software engineer for ten years developing scientific and engineering applications for various municipal, county, state, and federal agencies including the Florida State Materials Office, the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority, and the Federal Highway Administration. From working in varied environments like the Iowa Department of Transportation down to development groups as small as five people, he has had experience with every phase of the development lifecycle with a heavy focus on correctness and rigorous testing. To that end, he has written geographic information systems, device drivers, neural networks, and high precision statistical models.
As part of his experience designing and developing software architecture, David has functioned as an mentor for junior and mid-level developers in helping them to understand design patterns, database models, and algorithms.