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Smith, Klyne

Dr. Klyne Smith

Assistant Professor of Instruction


  • Ph.D., Engineering in Software Engineering, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
  • M.S., Management Information Systems, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
  • B.S., Computer Science and Mathematics, Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA

Research Interests:

  • Software Engineering Life Cycle
  • Project Management Optimization
  • Software Engineering Fundamentals
  • Cybersecurity Alignment with ML & AI
  • Requirements Engineering

Major Honors and Awards:

  • Most Valuable Professor 2018-2019
  • Regional Award – Alcatel-Lucent APAC Delivery
  • IBM Gold Medal – Olympic Games

Notable Service:

  • Faculty Advisor: DSC (Developers Student Club) at UT Dallas
  • Faculty Advisor: Chinese Culture Club at UT Dallas
  • Board of Directors President, McKinney YMCA
  • Board of Directors Member, Kappa Alpha Psi Guide Right Foundation
  • Board of Directors Member, Education Unbound

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