Dr. Jay-Evan Tevis

Dr. Jay-Evan Tevis



  • Ph.D., Auburn University
  • M.S., Air Force Institute of Technology
  • B.S., Iowa State University



2012-Present Associate Professor (Tenured), Computer Science
LeTourneau University
2010-2012 Associate Professor, Computer Science
LeTourneau University
2007-2010 Assistant Professor, Computer Science
LeTourneau University
2004-2007 Assistant Professor, Computer Science
Western Illinois University
2002-2004 Instructor, Computer Science
Auburn University
2001-2002 Teaching Assistant, Computer Science
Iowa State University
1999-2001 Software Test Manager
Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center
1996-1999 Software Quality Assurance Manager
Defense Intelligence Agency, Bolling Air Force Base
1994-1995 Computer Training Manager and Software Engineering Instructor
USSTRATCOM Computer Training Center, Offutt Air Force Base
1994-1995 Adjunct Assistant Professor, Management Information Systems
College of Saint Mary
1991-1994 Software Engineering Team Chief
Intelligence Software Support Division, Offutt Air Force Base
1985-1989 Software Engineer
Command and Control Software Support Division, Scott Air Force Base
1982-1985 Graphics Software Technician
Iowa State University
1977-1980 Pay Accounting and Payrole Technician
50th Tactical Fighter Wing, Hahn Air Force Base, Germany


  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi (Top 10% of graduate students nationwide)


  • 2007: Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher Award–Western Illinois University
  • 2004: Top Ten Outstanding Auburn PhD Graduate Students - Auburn University (out of 3000 candidates)
  • 2004: Information Assurance Scholarship – Cisco Systems (only four awarded nation-wide each year)
  • 2001: Department of Defense Meritorious Service Medal – U.S. Air Force
  • 1991: Distinguished Graduate - Air Force Squadron Officer School
  • 1986: Distinguished Graduate - Air Force Communication and Computer Training School
  • 1985: Distinguished Graduate - Air Force Officer Training School


  • Tevis, J.J., "Using Industry-Style Software Engineering and Project Management in a Group Project". In the Proceedings of the Computer Science South Central Conference 2010, Austin TX, April 2010.
  • Tevis, J.J., "Methods for Detecting Copied Source Code Files". Presented at the Illinois SAS Conference 2007, Springfield IL, April 2007.
  • Tevis, J.J., Hamilton, J.A., Jr., "A Security-Centric Ring-based Software Architecture”. In the Proceedings of the Spring Simulation Conference 2007, Norfolk, VA, March 2007.
  • Tevis, J.J., "Secure Programming Using a Functional Paradigm". Presented at the Illinois SAS Conference 2006, Chicago IL, April 2006.
  • Tevis, J.J., Hamilton, J.A., Jr., "Static Analysis of Anomalies and Security Vulnerabilities in Executable Files". In the Proceedings of the 44th Annual ACM Southeast Conference, Melbourne, FL, March 2006.
  • Tevis, J.J., "Automatic Detection of Software Security Vulnerabilities in Executable Program Files". PhD dissertation, Auburn University, Auburn AL, August 2005.
  • Tevis, J.J., "Methods for the Prevention, Detection and Removal Of Software Security Vulnerabilities". In the Proceedings of the 42nd Annual ACM Southeast Conference, Huntsville, AL, April 2004.
  • Tevis, J.J., "A Functional Programming Approach for Representing and Simulating an SCR Specification". Technical report. Iowa State University, Ames IA, December 2001.
  • Tevis, J.J., "An Ada-Based Framework for an IDEFo CASE Tool Using the X Window System". MS thesis, School of Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology (AU), Wright-Patterson AFB OH, December 1990.