The University of St. Thomas

Graduate Programs in Software

Gregory Twaites, Ph. D.

Gregory Twaites, Ph. D.

Gregory Twaites, Ph.D.
Gregory Twaites, Ph.D.

Adjunct Lecturer

twai9282@stthomas.edu
Phone: 2-5500
Fax: 651-962-5543

Mail #OSS301 2115 Summit Ave. St. Paul, MN 55105

Office Location: OSS 307

Courses taught in Spring 2014
SEIS 640-01
20876
Operating Systems Design 1745-2100 M OSS 329

3 Credit Hours

An introduction to the concepts and principles involved in operating systems design is provided. Topics in the course include computer-system structures, operating-systems structures, job and process scheduling, process synchronization, deadlock, memory management, virtual memory, file systems, input/output systems, distributed system structures, distributed file systems, protection, system security, and case studies of operating systems. Prerequisite: SEIS610

Courses taught in Fall 2014
SEIS 640-01
40074
Operating Systems Design 1745-2100 R OSS 313

3 Credit Hours

An introduction to the concepts and principles involved in operating systems design is provided. Topics in the course include computer-system structures, operating-systems structures, job and process scheduling, process synchronization, deadlock, memory management, virtual memory, file systems, input/output systems, distributed system structures, distributed file systems, protection, system security, and case studies of operating systems. Prerequisite: SEIS610

Interests:
System Engineering, Software Engineering, Signal Processing, Unmanned Systems, Open Architectures, Operating Systems

Career Highlights:
Dr. Twaites has over 30 years of experience working in advanced concept development in the aerospace and defense industry. Dr. Twaites in is currently a Chief Engineer at General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems supporting the Advanced Programs group.

Graduate Programs in Software Courses:
Operating Systems Design -- SEIS 640

Education:
Ph.D. Computer Science, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
M.S. Computer Science, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
B.S. Computer Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN