Thomas Hornbeck

Thomas Hornbeck - Adjunct Instructor - University of Iowa Computer Science Department
Adjunct Instructor
tom-hornbeck@uiowa.edu

Office Hours: 
By appointment
Telephone: 
400-9929

Teaching

  • Hybrid Mobile Application Development 

Research Interests

  • Computational Epidemiology
  • Mobile Technology
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Computer Security
  • Machine Learning

Other Interests

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Startups
  • Music 
  • Sports
  • Cooking

Profession

  • Technology entrepreneur, Founding CEO of GotIt! (formerly Tutor Universe, Inc.) - a top ranked mobile education platform based in Silicon Valley
  • CEO, Launch Deck
  • Corporate Advisor - Minyawns, Inc., HealthTech Solutions Inc.

Patents

  • Patent #14/938,859: 2015 - System and method for a micro transaction based, crowd sourced expert system that provides economic incentivized real time human expert answers to questions, automated question categorization, parsing, and parallel counting of questions to experts

Publications

Awards

  • Iowa Demonstration Fund Recipient 2012 - $150,000 grant
  • Gerald P Weeg Scholar 2010
  • Arthur Collins Scholar 2007, 2008

Known Natural Languages

  • English
  • Vietnamese (intermediate proficiency)
  • Spanish (elementary proficiency)