Joel Hollingsworth joined the Department of Computing Sciences at Elon in 2001. He has taught many courses across the Computer Science discipline, but specializes in introductory computer science, computer systems (architecture and organization) and mobile computing. He is the mentor for the ACM Programming Contest team from Elon.
He is very active in mentoring undergraduate research, including many honors theses. Most of the undergraduate research works are in mobile computing. His research area include mobile computing, distributed systems, and physical computing. He is very interested in exploring the divide between the virtual and physical worlds.
2009 Elon College Excellence in Teaching Award