James Madison University
Photo: Ralph Grove

Ralph Grove, Ph.D.



  • Ph.D. University of Louisville, Computer Science and Engineering
  • M.S. University of Louisville, Engineering Math and Computer Science
  • B.S. Purdue University, Computer Science


  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science, 1995-2000 Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science, 1994-1995, Indiana University Southeast
  • Visiting Lecturer in Information Systems, University of Louisville, 1993-1994
  • Programmer/Analyst, University of Louisville, 1991-1993
  • Data Processing Trainer, Capital Holding Corporation, 1987-1990
  • Data Processing Manager, Greater Clark County Schools, 1980-1987
  • Data Processing Manager, Human Services Coordination Alliance, 1977-1980
  • Programmer/Analyst, Lincoln Income Life Insurance Company, 1975-1977

Scholarly Interests/Research Topics

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Web Applications


Welcome from Computer Science

PHOTO:Sharon Simmons

The Computer Science department strives to be an intellectual community that continually explores the broad field of computing, applies this knowledge to solve problems in a variety of domains, and engages with the profession and society at large. More >


  • September 19-20
    Capital One Hack-a-Thon
    ICE House
  • September 23
    Graduate and Professional School Fair
    4:00 7:00 p.m.
    Festival Ballroom
  • September 29-30
    Fall Career and Internship Fair
    11:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m.
    Festival Ballroom
  • October 8-10
    Grace Hopper Conference
    Phoenix, AZ
  • October 10-12
    Family Weekend
  • October 15
    First Annual Computer Science Career Fair
    ISAT/CS 259
  • November 1
  • November 8
    Computer Science
    Alumni Celebration
    3:00 8:00 p.m.
  • December 8-15
    CS Education Week
  • Fall 2014 Course Schedule