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Dr. William C. Ledbetter brings a wealth of expertise and industry experience to his role as a Computer and Information Technology Department Lecturer at Purdue University's Polytechnic Institute. With over five years of practical experience in the field, he has excelled in various sectors including retail, finance, and healthcare, where he specialized as a database administrator.
Educationally accomplished, Dr. Ledbetter holds a Master of Science in Information Systems from Middle Tennessee State University. During his studies, he focused on diverse concentrations such as business intelligence and analytics, database development, and cybersecurity, all of which have enriched his multidisciplinary approach to teaching and research.
Dr. Ledbetter's commitment to academic and professional growth is evident in his recent completion of a Doctorate of Philosophy degree in Technology from Purdue University, as of August 2023. This accomplishment signifies his dedication to advancing the field and preparing the next generation of IT professionals. His journey has also seen him engage with prestigious institutions like MITRE, where he interned at the National Cybersecurity FFRDC. He has leveraged his knowledge and skills to contribute to the vital realm of cybersecurity, aligning with his research interests in the fields of natural language processing, cybersecurity, and technology-based learning.
With his profound understanding of industry demands and cutting-edge technologies, Dr. William Ledbetter plays a pivotal role in shaping the future of computer and information technology education at Purdue University's Polytechnic Institute. His commitment to both teaching and research underscores his dedication to advancing the field and mentoring future IT leaders.
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