James C Browne
Research Professor, Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences
Phone: +1 512 471 9579
J.C. Browne is Professor of Computer Science and Physics and holds the Regents Chair #2 in Computer Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin. Browne earned his Ph.D. in Chemical Physics at The University of Texas in 1960. He taught in the Physics Department at The University of Texas from 1960 through 1964. He was, from 1965 through 1968, Professor of Computer Science at Queens University in Belfast and directed the Computer Laboratory. Browne rejoined The University of Texas in 1968 as Professor of Physics and Computer Science. Browne served as Department Chairperson for Computer Sciences at The University of Texas for 1968-69, 1971-75, and 1984-86. Browne's research interests span parallel programming and parallel computation, performance measurement and analysis, operating systems and high level specification languages. Browne has been a member of the Technical Advisory Committee for Lawrence Livermore Laboratories, Los Alamos National Laboratories, the National Bureau of Standards, the National Science Foundation--Computer Research Section and the DARPA Information Science and Technology Office. He is a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery, the British Computer Society, the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He has been Chairman of the ACM Special Interest Group on Operating Systems and has been in the past an Associate Editor of several journals. Browne has published approximately 100 papers in computational physics and 200 papers in Computer Science and has given approximately 100 invited lectures.