William M. Jones Jr.
Professor, Computing Sciences
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: 12:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
- Thursday: 12:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
William Jones is a native of Conway, S.C. He graduated from Conway High School in 1995 and attended Clemson University where he obtained a Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and a Ph.D., each in computer engineering. Before accepting his position at CCU, Jones was an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the U.S. Naval Academy for two years, as well as an adjunct professor at Clemson University in the ECE department and at Tri-County Technical College in the Department of Mathematics.
Professor, Computing Sciences, Coastal Carolina University: 2017 to present
University Collaborator, Los Alamos National Laboratory / New Mexico Consortium: 2014 to present
Adjunct Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Clemson University: 2012 to present
- Ph.D. Computer Engineering, Clemson University
Adviser: Walter B. Ligon III
Dissertation: Improving Parallel Job Scheduling Performance in Multi-clusters Through Selective Job Co-allocation
- M.S. Computer Engineering, Clemson University
- B.S. Computer Engineering, Clemson University
- B.A. Spanish, Coastal Carolina University
Resilience and fault tolerance in very large scale capability HPC systems, soft errors, fault injectors, parallel computational science applications, discrete event simulation, job scheduling, parallel computing, performance evaluation and modeling
Department Chair, Computing Sciences, Coastal Carolina University: 2012-2018
Associate Professor, Computing Sciences, Coastal Carolina University: 2013-2017
Assistant Professor, Computing Sciences, Coastal Carolina University: 2008-2013
Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, United States Naval Academy: 2006-2008