Thomas Schwarz

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science

Thomas Schwarz is a Jesuit priest and is currently an associate professor in the Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences and the Department of Computer Science. Previously, he was an associate professor in the Department of Computer Engineering at Santa Clara University before spending 5 years teaching in Latin America at the Universidad Católica del Uruguay and at the Universidad Centro-Americana in El Salvador.

Schwarz holds two doctorates, one in Mathematics from the Fernuniversität Hagen (1984) and one in Computer Science from the University of California (1994). He has more than 100 publications in mathematics and computer science.

His research interests are in distributed systems and in particular large storage systems. He is very interested in collaboration with Jesuit institutions around the work.