Dr. David Mutchler is an expert in artificial intelligence, replicated databases, statistical testing of software, cryptography, and graph algorithms. As a Fulbright Scholar, he spent a year teaching in the Computer Science & Engineering Department at the University of Maritius. Dr. Mutchler is active in robotics outreach programs to elementary-, middle-, and high-school students, and recently co-organized an autonomous vehicle competition for high-school students. He also co-advises the campus robotics team.

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, Duke University, 1986
  • MS, University of Virginia, 1980
  • BA, University of Virginia, 1976

Awards & Honors

  • Fulbright Scholar, University of Maritius, 2000-01

Publications & Presentations

Research Experiences

  • Robotics activities for STEM education.
  • Design and development of tools for flipped classrooms.

Teaching Interests

  • Robotics in education
  • Artificial intelligence (heuristic search, machine game-playing)
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