Dr. Andy D. Digh

Professor of Computer Science

Andy DighDr. 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.

Professional Interests

Dr. Digh’s research interests are in the areas of algorithms, artificial intelligence, computer science education, and human-computer interaction.

Other Interests

Dr. Digh’s additional interests include watching basketball, walking and working out, traveling our magical world, and exploring different cultures and foods.

Recent Publications

Contact Dr. Andy D. Digh

(478) 301-2816
Office: Willet Science Center, Room 221