University of California, Riverside

Bourns College of Engineering



Thomas H. Payne


Faculty Profile

Faculty Profile

Thomas H. Payne

Associate Professor, Emeritus, Computer Science and Engineering
Thomas H. Payne

Ph.D. Mathematics
University of Notre Dame

316 Winston Chung Hall
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521

Telephone: 951-827-3119
Facsimile: 951-827-4643
E-mail: thp@cs.ucr.edu

Former Institutions: None

Biography

Professor Thomas Payne received his M.S. and Ph.D in Mathematics from the University of Notre Dame. He has worked as a consultant for a number of R&D companies in California.

Current research involves the efficient implementation of various programming language features related issues in operating systems: concurreny, protection and dynamic binding.

Degrees

  • M.S. in Mathematics, University of Notre Dame
  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Notre Dame

Research Areas

Efficient implementation of various programming language features related to issues in operating systems: concurrency, protection, dynamic binding

Latest Results

  • Portable implementation of light-weight processes and synchronization monitors under C++
  • Developed an efficient method for parallel sorting using a ring-connected network of processors
  • Established an equivalence between logic program queries that require reasoning by cases and those that cannot be computed via single-entry input resolution

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

College Information

Bourns College of Engineering
446 Winston Chung Hall

Tel: (951) 827-5190
Fax: (951) 827-3188
E-mail: collegeinfo@engr.ucr.edu

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