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Dr. Bruce Tis is a computer engineer who specializes in operating systems, computer networks, and computer security. He has done research in the area of distributed operating systems. Dr Tis is also interested in computer science education and has published papers on on curriculum design and computer science pedagogy and conducted workshops on computer security.
Northeastern University - June 1971
M.S.E.E. (computer science option)
Northeastern University - June 1973
Ph.D. Computer Engineering
Boston University - June 1995
College of Arts and Sciences Simmons College
Graduate School of Library and Information Science Simmons College
Metropolitian College — Boston University
Authorship of online course content - six 15-20 page chapters for CS625 Business Data Communication and Networks offered by Boston University on the following topics:
The Physical Layer
The Data Link Layer
Local Area Networks
Wide Area Networks
All material was peer reviewed, professionally edited and published under a Boston University copyright (2006-2008).
Developed online undergraduate information technology and information literacy competency online program (iComps) (2008) including learning goals, course content, tutorials, practice tasks, self assessments, final exam.
Tis, Bruce P.,Workstation Security--Privacy and Protection from Hackers. In D Colton, M J Payne, N Bhatnagar, and C R Woratschek (Eds.), The Proceedings of ISECON 2002, v 19 (San Antonio): 322w. AITP Foundation for Information Technology Education. ISSN: 1542-7382. (non-refereed).
Tis, Bruce P.,Building An Intranet in the Laboratory, The Journal of Computing in Small Colleges, Volume 15, Number 5 May 2000 p247-255 Proceedings of the Fifth Annual CCSC Northeastern Conference April 28-29.
Zlateva, Stoyanka; Veilleux, Nanette; Stainov, Rumen; Tis, Bruce; Master's in Telecommunication Curriculum: Innovative Programs for Part-Time Adults at a Traditional University - Proceedings of the Engineering Education Unbounded: Lifelong Learning Any Time, Any Place Conference July 10-13, 1999, Santa Clara, Ca., The Westin Hotel.
Tis, Bruce P.,Using Microcontroller Kernels in an Operating Systems Course, The Journal of Computing in Small Colleges, Volume 13, Number 5 May 1998 p85-96 Proceedings of the Third Annual CCSC Northeastern Conference Sacred Heart University.
Tis, Bruce P., A Design Oriented Undergraduate Computer Networking Course, The Journal Of Computing in Small Colleges, Volume 12 Number 5 May 1997 p189-197 Proceedings Of the Second Annual CCSC Northeastern Conference Northeastern University.
Tis, Bruce P., Network Design, Installation and Configuration Laboratory Assignments for Networking and Data Communications Laboratory Manual, Editor Francis S. Grodzinsky,Prentice Hall Addendum published on WEB by Prentice Hall at www.prenhall.com/grodzinsky Fran (labs 1 through 4).