Robert Burns
First name: Robert
Last name: Burns
Title: Instructor, Department Chair
Department: Computer Science
Description: Faculty
Office: FO-227
Campus: Pleasant Hill
Extension: 2610
Robert Burns

Office hours: effective Aug 18th - Dec 10th, 2014
  MW 8-9am FO227, visit, phone, email
  TThFSaSu noon ONLINE, by email
  phone 925-969-2483

Education: Purdue University

B.S. Engineering Sciences, 1973
M.S. Systems Engineering, 1973
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, 1976

Professional experience:

  • 1999-present, College Professor
  • 2006-2012, 2014-present Computer Science Department Chairman
  • 2008 (interim position) Executive Dean, Information Technology and Services, DVC
  • 2007 (summer), UC Berkeley Professor
  • 1984-1998, Burns & Assoc.Engineers Owner, Director of Operations
  • 1981-1983, Impell Corporation Section Manager
  • 1979, served on the technical staff of the President's Commission On The Accident At Three Mile Island
  • 1976-1980, Los Alamos National Lab Staff Member

Current position(s):
Instructional SLO Facilitator

Courses taught:
C/C++ Programming: COMSC-110, 165, 200, 210
Java Programming: COMSC-110

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