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George K. Thiruvathukal earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Illinois Intitute of Technology in 1995, an M.S. from I.I.T in 1990, and a B.A. in Computer Science and Physics from Lewis University (Illinois) 1988 and was inducted into the Sigma Pi Sigma physics national honor society.
George's professorships include serving as an Adjunct Associate Professor and Lecturer, Computer Science, at I.I.T. from 1997-98; at Loyola University in Chicago as Visiting Assistant Professor from 1998-99; and as Assistant Professor at DePaul University from 1999-2000.
In another life as a Postdoctoral Computer Scientist at Argonne National Laboratory's Mathematics and Computer Science Division, George was a member of the Globus project where he has worked on a wide-area implementation of the Message Passing Interface (MPI) and Java-based visualization tools for metacomputing systems. He has also held senior technical staff and management positions at Tellabs and R.R. Donnelley and Sons Companies from 1991-1995.
George is currently a Visiting Associate Professor at Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois, and an Adjunct Professor at Northwestern University in the ECE Department (beginning Spring 2001).
During his copious free time, he spends time writing books, participating in running events with his wife (Nina Wilfred), and playing and composing music on/for the piano.