Dr. Andy D. Digh
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Dr. Andy D. Digh has been teaching and advising students at Mercer University since 1998. He serves as the coach of the Binary Bears computer programming team. He served as director of the first-year integrative seminar (INT 101) from 2015 through 2019. In 2019, he was the recipient of the Joe and Jean Hendricks Award for Excellence in Teaching.
- Ph.D., Education, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
- M.S., Computer Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
- B.A., Mathematics, with Honors, University of North Carolina at Asheville
Instructional technology, genetic algorithms, pure (theoretical) mathematics.
Dr. Digh’s research interests are in the areas of algorithms, artificial intelligence, computer science education, and human-computer interaction.
Dr. Digh’s additional interests include watching basketball, walking and working out, traveling our magical world, and exploring different cultures and foods.
- Digh, A., Cummings, K. (2023). Machine Writing, Learning, and the Disappearance of the Pen. The Semiotics Yearbook 2022: Intentionality and Semiotic Labyrinths.
- Paul, J., Digh, A. (2023). Checkpoint Classifier for CNN Image Classification. The Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, 39(5).
- (2022) Digh, A., Gabbert, P., Healy, C., Verdicchio, M. Effective Pedagogical Practices in the Computer Science Classroom. The Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, 37(5), 94 – 95.
- (2021) Digh, A. Writing and Speech Instruction in an Introductory Artificial Intelligence Course. The Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, 36(5), 119 – 128.
- (2001) Digh, A., Brandle, S., McCormick, M., Riser, B. Selecting and Preparing Student Programming Teams. The Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, 17(5), 359 – 360.