Jim Childress - Faculty & Adjuncts

Jim Childress, MS

Jim Childress, MS
Senior Instructor in Computer Science
College of Engineering & Natural Sciences
Computer Science
918-631-3069 Rayzor Hall Room 2090


MS – The University of Tulsa BS – The University of Tulsa


I worked as a Computational Consultant for the Minnesota Supercomputer Center (MSC) from 1987 until 2001. MSC was a branch of Cray Research and later Silicon Graphics, Inc. My specialties were in parallel programming and data IO optimization techniques. I have taught math and computer science at The University of Tulsa since 2001.

Research Interests

System Administration Security

Teaching Interests

System Administration
Data Communications and Networking
Scientific Programming

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Programming and Problem- Solving
  • System Administration
  • Engineering Applications Programming
  • Engineering Applications Programming Lab
  • Secure System Administration
  • Data Communication and Networking

Professional Affiliations

  • Society of Exploration Geophysicists