George Anderson is a senior lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Botswana. He completed his PhD at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa with a thesis titled “Operating System Scheduling Optimization” under the supervision of Prof. Tshilidzi Marwala and Prof. Fulufhelo Vincent Nelwamondo. He graduated with an MS in Computer Science from Colorado State University and a BSc in Computer Science (First Class Honors) from the University of Botswana. He is a member of the ACM, SIGAI, SIGOPS, SIGMETRICS, SIGHPC, IEEE, IEEE CS, IEEE CI, and the Computer Society of Botswana.
His research and teaching interests are in System Software and Artificial Intelligence. He has taught several courses at the University of Botswana, including Operating Systems, Introduction to Artificial Intelligence, Intelligent Systems, Machine Learning, and Programming Languages. Additionally, he has published more than 30 journal papers, conference papers and chapters in books on many of these topics.
Dr. Anderson has contributed to the SADC shared cyberinfrastructure project, and continues to serve as a high performance computing (HPC) advocate at his university and throughout the SADC region. He does this by supporting the SADC efforts, incorporating HPC into the computer science curricula, overseeing undergraduate and post-graduate HPC projects, and by supporting a variety of high-impact research across the spectrum of domains represented by the University of Botswana’s research community.