Degree: Ph.D. Information Technology
Year Graduated: 2004
Dr. Tzacheva received her M.S. in Computer Science in 2002, and her Ph.D. in Information Technology in 2004, both from UNC Charlotte. From 2001 until 2005 she worked as a Developer Support Engineer for Microsoft Corporation. From 2005 until 2011 Dr. Tzacheva was an Assistant Professor at the Department of Informatics, at the University of South Carolina Upstate (USC Upstate). In 2011 Dr. Tzacheva became an Associate Professor of Informatics at USC Upstate and worked as such until 2015. Currently Dr. Tzacheva is a Teaching Associate Professor at UNC Charlotte. Her research interests include: data mining and knowledge discovery in databases, multimedia and distributed databases, and big data analytics.