Department of Computer Science Faculty & Staff

Dr. Janett Walters-Williams Dr. Janett Walters-Williams Assistant Professor, Computer Science Location:Science and Technology120 Phone:757-727-5855 Expertise:Artificial Intelligence, Neural Networks, Machine Learning, Data Science, STEM Education

Dr. Janett Walters-Williams joined the Department of Computer Science, School of Science, at Hampton University in Fall 2018 as an Assistant Professor. She earned her Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Southern Queensland in Australia in 2012; MS and BS in Computer Science from the University of the West Indies (Mona) in 2001 and 1994 respectively.

Dr. Walters-Williams has worked as an educator of Computer Science at the university level for over 25 years and have taught programming languages such as C/C++, Java, Prolog, SQL and Assembly Language working in the three most popular operating systems - Microsoft, Unix/Linux, and MacOS. She has also taught Web and Mobile Programming.

Her love for Artificial Intelligence and its applications has guided her research interests which lie in Signal Processing, Neural Networks, Machine Learning and Data Science. She also has interest in Computer Security and Cloud Computing. Dr. Walters-Williams research is guided by the question "How can I use computer science to improve the lives of others?"

Dr. Walters-Williams has a passion for getting under-represented minorities and women involved in STEM especially Computer Science. Her passion also focuses on K-12 students and teacher training for the STEM fields. 



  • Williams, J. (2014),  EEG  Signals  and  New  Independent  Component  Analysis  Techniques, Scholars’ Press, ISBN 978-3-639-71160-8.

Selected Publications

  • Thorpe, S., Campbell, A., Williams, J., Burrell K., & Grandison, T. (2013) Towards  a  Forensic-based  Service  Oriented  Architecture  Framework  for  Auditing  of Cloud Logs, IEEE 9th  World Congress on Services. pp 75-83.
  • Walters-Williams, J. (2012). Denoising EEG: Which Class of ICA Algorithms Produce Cleaner Signals? Journal of Bioinformatics and Medical Engineering (BIME),12 (1). 17-27.