(325) 674-2173 sitc@acu.edu

Contact Information:

Office: 234 Mabee Business Building
Address: ACU Box 29319 Abilene, Texas 79699
E-mail: brent.reeves@acu.edu
Telephone: 325-674-2385
Fax: 325-674-2564


Brent Reeves, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Management Science and Computer Science

Degrees, Licenses & Certificates:

  • Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1993
  • M.A., Computer Science, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1991
  • M.A., Biblical Studies, Abilene Christian University, 1982
  • B.B.A., Business Computer Science, Abilene Christian University, 1980
  • C.D.P, Certificate of Data Processing, 1980

Academic Positions Held:

  • Assistant Professor, Abilene Christian University

Other Positions:

  • Visiting lecturer: at Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NARA/NAIST), Osaka Japan
  • Adjunct Professor: Texas Tech Graduate Faculty

Courses Taught:

  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Quantitative Methods in Management
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Programming
  • Data Structures
  • Designing the 21st Century Information Society
  • Honors: Artificial Intelligence
  • Honors: Human Nature and Technology


  • Object Oriented Systems
  • Hard-Realtime Systems
  • Performance Engineering for Database Systems

International Experience:

  • Consulting on Object-Oriented and Realtime systems in Japan, China, Sweden, Finland, Netherlands, Germany, Canada

Research Areas:

  • Knowledge Based Systems
  • Computer Supported Cooperative Work
  • Realtime Systems

Current Projects:

  • Mobile Augmented Reality Game Systems
  • Automatic Grading Systems
  • Information Visualization

Representative Publications/Research Presentations:

  • A Case Study of the Evolution of Jun: an Object-Oriented Open-Source 3D Multimedia Library
  • with A. Aoki, K. Hayashi, K. Kishida, K. Nakakoji, Y. Nisinaka, A. Takashima, Y. Yamamoto, , Proceedings of International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE2001), Toronto, CA., IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamos, CA., pp.524-533, May, 2001.
  • Seeding, Evolutionary Growth and Reseeding: The Incremental Development of Collaborative Design Environments with Gerhard Fischer, Ray McCall, Jonathan Ostwald, & Frank Shipman. In G. Olson, T. Malone, & J. Smith (Eds.), Coordination Theory and Collaboration Technology, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Mahwah, New Jersey, pp. 447-472, 2001.
  • Two-Dimensional Spatial Positioning as a Means for Reflection in Design with Kumiyo Nakakoji, Yasuhiro Yamamoto, and Shingo Takada. DIS 2000: Designing Interactive Systems: Processes, Practices, Methods, Techniques, New York, 17-19 August 2000. (http://www.acm.org/sigchi/dis2000/).
  • Integrating Active Information Delivery and Reuse Repository Systems with Yunwen Ye and Gerhard Fischer. SIGSOFT 2000, Eighth International Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (FSE8). San Diego, California, 6-10 November 2000. (http://www.cs.virginia.edu/fse8/advanceprogram.html)
  • An Active and Intelligent Agent for Component Location with Yunwen Ye. Proceedings of Software Symposium 2000, Kanazawa, Japan, Software Engineer Association (SEA), pp 67-74, June 21-23, 2000.
  •  Looking Good: Exploring Visual Representations of Object Oriented Metrics with Yoshikazu Hayashi. SoftVis99: 3rd Workshop on Software Visualization, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, December 3-4, 1999. (http://www.cs.newcastle.edu.au/~softvis99).
  • Visualizing LCOM: Issues and Enhancements with Yoshikazu Hayashi, Proceedings of the Software Symposium ’99, Software Engineers Association of Japan, Morioka, June, 1999.
  • New Conceptual Frameworks and Innovative Systems for Knowledge Management with Gerhard Fischer, Stefanie Lindstaedt, Jonathan Ostwald, Adachi Taro and Yunwen Ye, Proceedings of the Human Computer Computer Interaction Consortium (HCIC’98), March, 1998.
  • Tacit Knowledge: Icebergs in Collaborative Design with Frank Shipman, SIGOIS Bulletin, 17 (3), December 1996, 24-32.
  • eMMa: An Environment for Designing “Good” Multimedia Presentations with K. Nakakoji, A. Aoki, Proceedings of the First Asia Pacific Conference on Computer Human Interaction (APCHI’96), pp. 397-409, Information Technology Institute, Singapore, June, 1996.
  • Knowledge-Based Cognitive Support for Multimedia Information Design with Kumiyo Nakakoji and Atsushi Aoki, Information and Software Technology, Vol. 38, No. 3, pp.191-200, Elsevier Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, January, 1996.

Web Development

  • Human-Computer Interaction