Timothy Carver

Prof. Timothy Carver

Instructor

017 Benton Hall 
513-529-4176 
carverta

Research Interests

  • Cryptologic history with emphasis on the Civil War
  • Online currency systems and Darknets for forensic evidence and artifacts.

Education

  • M.S., Computer Science
    University of Cincinnati College of Engineering
    2001
    Thesis topic: Adaptive Computer Based Instruction
    ABD
  • B.S., Computer Science and Electronics
    The Union Institute and University
    1991

Employment History

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science
    Trine University - College of Engineering
    Angola, IN
    August 2015 - Present
  • Adjunct Faculty - Computer Science
    University of Cincinnati
    Cincinnati, OH
    Jan 1994 - Aug 2005
  • Adjunct Faculty - COmputer Science
    Academic Advisor

    Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
    Cincinnati, OH
    Feb 1993 - Aug 2005
  • Adjunct Faculty - Computer Science
    The Union Institute
    Cincinnati, OH
    Dec 1991 - Aug 2005
  • Adjunct Faculty - Computer Science
    College of Mt. Joseph
    Cincinnati, OH
    Jan 1997 - May 1997
  • Systems Integrator I
    JWP Information Services
    Erlanger, KY
    Nov 1991 - Jun 1993
  • Faculty - Computer Science
    Interactive Learning Systems
    Florence, KY
    Jan 1991 - Nov 1991
  • Consultant - Data Base Analyst/Equipment Specialist
    General Electric Aircraft Engines
    Cincinnati, OH
    Oct 1989 - Dec 1990
  • Engineer
    Threshold Technical Products
    Cincinnati, OH
    Jan 1989 - Oct 1989
  • Faculty - Electronics, Robotics and Computer Science
    Southern Ohio College Technical Center
    Cincinnati, OH
    Mar 1987 - Dec 1988
  • Proprietor
    Carver Technologies
    Cincinnati, OH
    Aug 1984 - Mar 1987
  • Design Engineer
    American Coin Amusements
    Cincinnati, OH
    Aug 1980 - Aug 1984

Grants

  • Two Lilly Intellect Capital Grants ($10,548 & $5,000) Used for the planning and development of a Digital Forensics lab. The lab supports new digital forensics courses of my design as well as existing computer science courses.
  • A third Lilly Intellect Capital Grant ($29,900) used to build a Digital Audio/Video Lab. This lab is to be used to support courses in development within our department.
  • A fourth Lilly Intellect Capital Grant ($5180) used for Digital Forensics training resulting in my earning the Certified Computer Examiner and membership in the International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners (ISFCE).
  • A fifth Lilly Intellect Capital Grant ($8694) used for new hardware and software for the Digital Forensics Lab in support of forensics courses.

Presentations

  • Genetic Algorithms: The Application of Evolution to Computer Science, Tri-State University, 2006
  • Digital Forensics: Looking in on Looking In, Trine University, 2009
  • Cryptology: From American Independence to the Zodiac Killer, National Security Agency Cryptologic History Symposium, 2009
  • David Homer Bates: A Telegrapher to Lincoln, National Security Agency Cryptologic History Symposium, 2011
  • Rose O’Neal Greenhow: An Examination in Espionage , National Security Agency Cryptologic History Symposium, 2013
  • Bitcoin Forensics, Paraben Forensic Investigators Conference, 2015
  • Deconstructing Reconstruction: What made the North stop Rebuilding the South, National Security Agency Cryptologic History Symposium, 2015
  • Bitcoin Forensics, Paraben training class, 2015
  • Advanced Bitcoin Forensics, Paraben Forensic Investigators Conference, 2016
  • An Analysis of a Cryptocurrency: Bitcoin, National Security Agency Cryptologic History Symposium, 2017.
  • Bitcoin Forensics, National Cyber Crime Conference, 2018
  • Understanding Bitcoin In Criminal Investigations, Law Enforcement training class, 2018

Publications

  • Between the Sheets: A Look at VCRs, A&L Publishing 1988
  • A Study of Adaptive Computer Assisted Instruction, The University of Cincinnati, 2001