Heather D. Pfeiffer, PhD
hpfeiffe AT nmsu.edu and hdp AT cs.nmsu.edu
Welcome to Heather D. Pfeiffer's home page
Heather is Senior Software Engineer at Akamai Physics, Inc. and Instructional Faculty at DACC/New Mexico State University.
If you like, you may contact her for a resume, CV or a list of Publications.
She is teaching the following course at DACC in the Fall: CS110,
CS171G and OECS250. If you would like to sign up for a
class contact NMSU. In Fall you can get to the course through Canvas.
She is responsible to develop and implement the needed software
systems for Akamai Physics, Inc.; including, but not limited,
developing the LabVIEW software. She is a Certified LabVIEW Associate Developer.
Current research interests include
software engineering emphasizing analysis of data structures for fast
algorithms for knowledge base and data base management systems,
modelling biological algorithms and systems, performance optimization in
and/or web design and web site development.
She is involved in the Conceptual Structures community.
She was the Program Co-Chair for ICCS2004;
ran a Workshop on Conceptual Graphs Tools in
ICCS2001, Program Co-Chair for CS-TIW 2007 in connection with ICCS2007; and Program Co-Chair for ICCS2013.
Heather is currently the webmaster for the Conceptual Structures Organization
web site, and for the SIG-KM group associated with the
Heather is a bassoon player for
the New Horizons
and Mesilla Valley
Concert Band. She also enjoys the theatre (sometimes doing
lighting and sound); some of the local theatres are LCCT and Black Box. She is married to Joseph , and they have
two children (Joel