Michael Murphy - Coastal Carolina University
In This Section

Michael Murphy

Associate Professor, Computing Sciences

Contact Michael Murphy
843-349-2834 mmurphy2@coastal.edu

Penny Hall (PENN) Room 238



Student/Office Hours Fall 2023

All Computing Sciences faculty members have time dedicated to assisting students out of class.  These are hours when faculty are in their offices ("office hours") available for student assistance.  

  • Tuesday: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


Mike Murphy, associate professor of computer science and information systems at Coastal Carolina University, earned his B.S. in computer science from the Clemson University Calhoun Honors College in 2005, where he graduated summa cum laude. After a brief period of study at Syracuse University, Murphy returned to Clemson University, where he received a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship in 2007. He completed his Ph.D. in computer science in May 2010, then joined the CCU faculty in August 2010.


Ph.D. in Computer Science, Clemson University
B.S. in Computer Science, Clemson University

Teaching/Research Interests

Atmospheric and environmental modeling, computer security, cyberinfrastructure, data management, environmental sensing systems, networking, system administration