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With a robust background in the software engineering industry, David Berdik brings three years of invaluable experience to the table. During his pursuit of a Master's degree from January 2020 to March 2022, he contributed significantly to General Dynamics Mission Systems. Following this, he transitioned to a pivotal role at Amazon, where he continued to excel from March 2022 to April 2023.

David's expertise extends beyond industry roles, as evidenced by his noteworthy research contributions. Collaborating with esteemed professionals, including Dr. Yaser Jararweh from Duquesne University, he has published papers delving into the realms of blockchain and machine learning. Moreover, his intellectual pursuits also encompass research on text analysis and natural language processing, where he collaborated with Dr. Patrick Juola.


  • B.S., M.S., Duquesne University


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  1. Artificial intelligence foundation and pre-trained models: Fundamentals, applications, opportunities, and social impacts, A Kolides, A Nawaz, A Rathor, D Beeman, M Hashmi, S Fatima, D Berdik, Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory 126, 102754
  2. Adjectives and adverbs as stylometric analysis parameters, E Lukin, JC Roberts, D Berdik, E Mugar, P Juola, International Journal of Digital Humanities, 1-13
  3. Identifying Sources of Energy Consumption for Android Applications: A Pilot Study, A Rathor, D Berdik, F Wedyan, Y Jararweh, 2022 Ninth International Conference on Software Defined Systems (SDS), 1-7
  4. Modeling and Simulation of 5G-based Edge Networks for Lightweight Machine Learning Applications, I Briggs, V Ivy, D Berdik, F Wedyan, Y Jararweh, 2022 IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC), 1-6
  5. A Survey on Blockchain for Information Systems Management and Security, D Berdik, S Otoum, N Schmidt, D Porter, Y Jararweh, Information Processing & Management 58 (1), 102397
  6. A Survey on Blockchain for Healthcare Informatics and Applications, K Wilber, S Vayansky, N Costello, D Berdik, Y Jararweh, 2020 7th International Conference on Internet of Things: Systems, Management
  1. 2019-2020 Chuck Loch Memorial Award
  1. COSC 160 – Computer Programming: Java
  2. COSC 216 – Data Structures in Python
  3. COSC 220 – Computer Organization and Assembly Language
  4. COSC 511 – Computer Architecture
  5. COSC 514 – Computer Networks
  6. COSC 515 – Computer Security
  7. CPMA 535 – Intro to Computer Systems
  8. CPMA 536 – Software Engineering