Phil Pfeiffer

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Name: 
Phil Pfeiffer
Office: 
Nicks Hall Room 4-467
Phone: 
439-5355

Areas of Interest

  • High Performance Computing
  • Security
  • Programming languages

Classes Taught
CSCI 4617 - XML
CSCI 4417 - Introduction to System administration
CSCI 4717 - Computer architecture
CSCI 4727 - Operating systems
CSCI 5150 - Distributed operating systems
CSCI 5230 - Software project management
CSCI 5300 - Software design

Also:  language-related special topics courses (e.g., C++, Python);  multiple software capstone projects, related to ORNL data collection, high performance computing, and data entry for faculty activities.

Brief Biography
Professor Pfeiffer did his B.S in Yale University in 1976. He did his M.S and Ph.D in Wisconsin University. He worked as programmer in the Yale Registrar Office's from 1976-77; as a system analyst in PPG Industries' Glass Process Control Dvision from 1977-1984; and as a consultant for the former Supercomputing Research Center (Bowie, MD) from 1990-1994.

Personal Information
Hobbies: Day hikes, casual biking, scuba diving (including cave diving), reading (mostly history and non-fiction).

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