PhD, University of Colorado, Boulder
Areas of Research
Dr. Rutherford’s research activities revolve around aspects of software system engineering and security for mobile, embedded, distributed, and parallel systems. He has published in the areas of unmanned / autonomous systems, software testing, cyber-physical systems, distributed stream processing, software engineering, distributed systems, content-based networking, model-driven development, generative programming and software configuration management. Dr. Rutherfords research projects are informed and applied to many of the collaborative, cross-disciplinary groups he is associated with. Currently, Dr. Rutherford is the Associate Director of (DU2SL) the DU Unmanned Systems Laboratory, is a member of CRISP, the Colorado Research Institute for Security and Privacy, is an affiliate of the Cooperative Mechatronics Laboratory, and an active member of the NSF I/UCRC on Safety, Security and Rescue (SSR-RC).