Aaron Wilkin

Intern
  • Favorite Food: steak and potatoes
  • Fun Fact: Aaron plays over 10 different musical instruments
  • Favorite Food: steak and potatoes
  • Fun Fact: Aaron plays over 10 different musical instruments

Aaron is a happy academic. He graduated high school at 14 in order to get an early start on college. Aaron received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Computer Science at Arkansas State University and his PhD in Computer Science from Purdue University, specializing in Distributed Systems and high level guarantees in Event Correlation.

Aaron has worked several industry jobs and even helped start a company that is still going strong. But he found his dream career as a teacher at Rose-Hulman, where his love of performance meets his love for academia. He now goes by Dr. Prof Dude with all of his students and loves to find ways of making every topic he teaches fun and entertaining. Aaron works with companies during his summer breaks to maintain real-world experience so that his courses always remain relevant.

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and young daughter. Aaron and his wife enjoy writing music together and Aaron enjoys recording that music as well as producing it in their home studio.