David  Luginbuhl
Director of Computer Science, Associate Professor
Howard College of Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Computer Science
326-B Russell Hall
With nearly 40 years of professional experience as a computer scientist, David Luginbuhl has served as an air force officer and civilian in higher education, management and leadership in government research and development organizations. He was a program manager at the Air Force Office of Scientific Research and Assistant Chief Scientist at the Air Force Research Lab's 711th Human Performance Wing. Before Samford, Luginbuhl taught at the Air Force Institute of Technology, Western Carolina University and the Air War College. He has published articles on the theory of computation, software engineering and undergraduate computer science education.  Luginbuhl is also a senior member of the Association for Computing Machinery and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He and his wife, Anne, attend Third Presbyterian Church in downtown Birmingham.


• PhD in computer science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

• MA and BS in math and computer science, Florida State University