Bruce Tis

Associate Professor

Bruce Tis
Phone: 617-521-2703
Office: P-212C
Email:

Bruce Tis is a computer engineer having worked at Digital Equipment Corporation before entering academia. He joined the Simmons College faculty in 1998 after spending 11 years on the faculty at Boston University teaching graduate students in Computer Science and Computer Information Systems MS degree programs. He specializes in computer networks, computer and network security, operating systems, and database management systems. He has done research in distributed operating systems and is also interested in computer science education having published papers on curriculum design and computer science pedagogy and conducted workshops on computer security. Most recently he has spend considerable time designing, developing and teaching online courses.

Courses Taught
IT101 Living in a Digital Society
CS112 Introduction to Computer Science
CS113 GUI and Event Drive Programming
CS226 Computer Organization and Architecture
CS227 Computer Networks
CS232 Data Structures
CS327 Networks Security
CS333 Database Management Systems
CS345 Operating Systems
LIS488 Technology for Information Professionals
LIS458 Database Management
LIS531D Computer and Network Security


Academic Background
B.S.E.E, M.S.E.E., Northeastern University
Ph.D. , Boston University