Benjamin Barbour
##########, Leland, NC 28412 ◊ 910-685-0032 ◊

Personal Profile

  • MS in Computer Science & Information Systems — University of North Carolina, Wilmington
  • BS in Computer Science — University of North Carolina, Wilmington
  • Associate in Arts – Elementary Education Concentration, Cape Fear Community College


  • University of North Carolina, Wilmington — Master in Computer Science and Information Systems, 2014
  • University of North Carolina, Wilmington — BS in Computer Science – Cum Laude, 2011
  • Cape Fear Community College — Associate in Arts, 2008

Academic Achievements

  • Sigma Xi Research Honors Society, 2011
  • Upsilon Pi Epsilon, 2010
  • Department Chair Scholarship Recipient, 2010
  • CFCC Dean’s List, Undergraduate

Academic Experience

Lab Systems Administrator and Research Assistant – I3S

  1. Develop key in-house tools
  2. Perform data collection using advanced 3D capture systems.
  3. Assist in developing algorithms and performing research for contracts under the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Defense facilitated by the Army Research Labs.

Student Lecturer – ACM Student Lecture Series

  1. Developed and ran first Student Lecturer series
  2. Introduction to C#: Game Development on the Xbox 360

Professional Experience

Lapetus Solutions, Inc | Wilmington, NC | 2015-Present

Lead Architecture & Developer

  1. Design, develop, document, and implement RESTful API
  2. Design cloud infrastructure (Amazon AWS) for scalable websites and API services
  3. Develop corporate executive dashboard website including custom CRM and analytics. Integrate with google, twitter, amazon,, and other APIs
  4. Lead a growing team of diverse developers from core algorithms to web design and digital experience

I3S/Face Aging Group | Wilmington, NC | 2010-2014

Systems Administrator, Research Associate

  1. Lead developer on primary research (Age Progression, Estimation, Classification)
  2. Administer lab systems (Mac/Windows/Linux) and servers (VMWare, VirtualBox, CentOS, Windows, Ubuntu) and database servers (MS SQL, MySQL)

Miller-Motte College | Wilmington, NC | 2012-2013

IT Instructor

    • Courses Taught:

    • Introduction to Computers
    • Wireless Networking Technologies
    • Linux+ (Fedora/RHEL)
    • Certification Review (CCNA, A+)
    • Microsoft Server (2008)
    • Microsoft Application Server (2008)

The Seville Group, Inc. | Richmond, CA | 2004-2007

Sr. Network Administrator

  1. Network Management for 80 users and 10 servers across 24 locations.
  2. Software development
  • Timesheet Management
  • Monthly Field Reporting System
  • Asset Management


Association for Computing Machinery – UNCW Student Chapter

  • Treasurer 2009-2010: Established first Student Government supported budget
  • President 2010-2011: Quadrupled membership, increased community involvement

WITX Conference 2010-2011 Presenter

ACM South East Conference 2010 Published Author & Conference Presenter

ACM SIGCSE Conference 2012 Published Author & Conference Presenter


In Press – Sethuram, A., K R. Jr., J. Saragih, and B. Barbour, Extremely Dense Face Registration: Comparing Automatic Landmarking Algorithms for General and Ethno-Gender Models”

2012 – Vandeventer, J., and B. Barbour, CodeWave: a real-time, collaborative IDE for enhanced learning in computer science

2012 – Barbour, B., and K R. Jr., An Interactive Tool for Extremely Dense Landmarking of Faces

2011 – Jr., K R., and B. Barbour, What Are Soft Biometrics and How Can They Be Used?

2010 – Vandeventer, J., and B. Barbour, Sammi: a 3-dimensional virtual human information kiosk


Development Languages

  • C/C++ (Microsoft/GNU)
  • C#
  • Python 2.#
  • CUDA C


  • OpenCV
  • OpenCL
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