Academic Achievements:
John Matta


I am currently a Ph.D. student in Computer Science at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.


  • Currently teaching 1 section of CS340 Algorithms and Data Structures (Spring 2016).
  • Taught CS140 Introduction to Computing (1 section in Fall 2013, 2 sections in Fall 2014, 1 section in Spring 2014 and Fall 2015) and assisted with CS140 Labs (Spring 2013 and Spring 2014) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

Complex Adaptive Systems Conference, 2013

Two presentations and two published papers

The papers:

Continuing Work

Published Journal Papers

Papers Submitted for Publication

  • John Matta, Jeffrey Borwey, Tayo Obafemi-Ajayi, Donald C. Wunsch, and Gunes Ercal, “Robust Graph-Theoretic Clustering Approaches Using Vertex Attack Tolerance”, 2015.
  • Jeffrey Borwey, Gunes Ercal and John Matta. “The Vertex Attack Tolerance of Networks”, 2015.


  • I won the 2014 Outstanding Graduate Student Award