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James Buckley

Associate Professor; Director of Graduate Program in Computer Science

Full-Time Faculty

College of Arts and Sciences: Computer Science


Email: James Buckley
Phone: 937-229-3831
HH 122B
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  • Ph.D., Computer Science, Tulane University, 1994


In the 1980s and early 90s, Dr. Buckley worked at Texas Instruments as a software engineer in the semiconductor group. He also was a senior software engineer for Boeing in support of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR). Dr. Buckley received his Ph.D. degree from Tulane University in 1994. He has been in the department of computer science at the University of Dayton for 24 years. Dr. Buckley was chair of the department from 2001 through 2009. He has been the graduate program director since 2013.

His research areas include data mining, intelligent database systems, cycle mining and formal logic. In 1999, the ACM programming contest team he coached went to the world finals.

Research interests

  • Data mining
  • Intelligent Database Systems
  • Formal Logic
  • Cycle Mining
  • Big Data

Courses taught

  • Database Management Systems I and II
  • Cyberforensics
  • Algorithms and Programming II