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 Thomas  Plunkett

Thomas Plunkett Assistant Professor of Blockchain Technologies


Thomas Plunkett teaches classes for Harrisburg University on Blockchain, Intellectual Property Law, Quantum Computing, Software Architecture, and other topics.

Thomas taught from 1998 to 2014 for Virginia Tech’s Computer Science Department as an adjunct instructor and distance learning instructor, teaching courses on Big Data, Cloud Computing, C++, Java, Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Service Oriented Architecture, and Software Engineering.

He has a B.A. and a J.D. from George Mason University, a M.S. in Computer Science from Virginia Tech, and has taken graduate courses from Stanford University on Blockchain, Cryptography, Entrepreneurism, and other topics.

He has industry experience with all phases of the software development lifecycle.  He has also practiced law as a patent attorney in San Francisco, representing small startup companies and large international corporations. 

He has won several prizes at Blockchain hackathons.  He has also been a hackathon judge and a hackathon organizer.

He has written several books related to Big Data, Cloud Computing, Java, and Service-Oriented Architecture. 

He has technical certifications for Architecture, Big Data, Blockchain, C++, Cloud Computing, Computer Security, Cryptography, Databases, Java, Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Service Oriented Architecture, Software Engineering, Web Technologies, and other topics.

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