Dr. Henry (Hank) Feild joined Endicott College in September 2013 and teaches courses in the Computer Science department. Before coming to Endicott, Hank graduated from Loyola College in Maryland with a B.S. in computer science and a minor in mathematics in 2007. He went on to earn his M.S. (2010) and Ph.D (2013) in computer science from UMass Amherst, with a focus on information retrieval. He has also worked with several technology companies and research centers, including the Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval (CIIR), Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), UpToDate, Yahoo!, and Microsoft Research (MSR).
Hank has served on Endicott's Institutional Review Board, Technology Committee, and Professional Development Committee. He engages in community outreach as the Endicott sponsor of the College's Girls Who Code Club and as an instructor for both the Lynn Public Schools Learning and Leadership Program and the Endicott College Summer Program in Technology and Entrepreneurship.
Hank's typical course load includes Intro to Programming, Senior Thesis I and II, Innovations Seminar, and several upper level electives.
In addition to teaching and service, Hank continues to research in the area of information retrieval, including publishing, reviewing, and attending conferences.
Hank's website, which includes detailed information about his background, research interests and accomplishments, and teaching, can be found at: http://hank.feild.org .