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Paul Tymann

Paul Tymann

Email: ptt AT
Phone: 585.475.2995
Office: GOL-3025


Paul Tymann is Professor and former Chair of the Computer Science Department at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He has taught both basic and advanced programming techniques for over 20 years. Professor Tymann has authored several books including .Modern Software Development Using Java.

His initial research focused on the development of algorithms for parallel computers, but more recently has focused on bioinformatics. Prior to entering academia, Professor Tymann worked in industry developing control software for point of sale terminals. Since entering academia, he has maintained an active external consulting schedule. His most recent consultancy was to assist in the design and development of an inventory management system, being written by a software development company in Edinburgh Scotland.

For the past five years he has worked in the area of bioinformatics and has completed joint software development projects at the University of Rochester and Rutgers University. Professor Tymann is a member of the AP Computer Science Development Committee and has served as a reader for the AP exam for several years. In addition to teaching in the United States, Professor Tymann has taught at the University of Zimbabwe in Zimbabwe and at the University of Osnabrück in Germany.

Research Areas

  • High Performance Computing
  • Bioinformatics