Dr. Chutima Boonthum-Denecke  joined the Department of Computer Science, School of Science, at Hampton University in Fall 2006 as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Boonthum-Denecke earned her Ph.D. in Computer Science from Old Dominion University in 2007; MS in Applied Computer Science from Illinois State University in 2000; and BS in Computer Science from Srinakharinwirot University in 1997.  She is now as Associate Professor. 

Dr. Boonthum-Denecke has been involved in several NSF-funded Broadening Participation in Computing (BPC) programs: ARTSI (Advancing Robotics Technology for Societal Impact) and STARS (Students and Technology in Academia, Research and Service) Alliances. She is also a faculty member of the Hampton University Information Assurance group.

Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence (Natural Language Processing, Computational Linguistics, Data Mining, Information Retrieval), Intelligence Tutoring System, Cognitive Robotics, Digital Forensics.