Douglas A Leas

Assistant Professor • Visiting Assistant Professor

School of Computing • College of Computing, Engineering & Construction

Areas of Expertise

Software Engineering, Systems Architecture, Technical Management, and College level instruction in Computer Science


Ph.D.,  Northcentral University, 2015. Educational Technology and E-Learning

M.S., Arizona State University, College of Engineering, 1985. Major - Computer Science

B.S., University of Florida, College of Engineering, 1979. Major - Computer and Information Sciences


Professional Background

Thirty years of experience in software engineering, systems architecture, and technical management.

Previous Employment

  • Bell Laboratories (AT&T/Lucent), Westminster, Colorado
  • Avaya Inc., Westminster, Colorado
  • Level 3 Communications, LLC, Broomfield, Colorado
  • Garrett Turbine Engine Company, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Inter-tel, Chandler, Arizona
  • University of North Florida, ITS, Jacksonville, Florida
  • Amcom Software, Inc. (Commtech Wireless Division), Jacksonville, Florida
  • Boeing Computer Services, Seattle, Washington
  • Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, Aurora, Colorado
  • TEKsystems/Bank of America, Jacksonville, Florida

Previous Faculty positions:

  • Jacksonville University
  • St. Johns River State College
  • Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
  • ITT Technical Institute, Thornton, Colorado


Eta Kappa Nu - Electrical and Computer Engineering Honor Society.

Upsilon Pi Epsilon - International Honor Society for the Computing and Information Disciplines

IEEE Computer Society

LeasContact Information

Building 15, Room 3222

(904) 620-1313