Thomas Nurkkala
                     

Dr. Tom Nurkkala

Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department
Systems Curriculum

 

     
     

Associate Professor of Computer Science & Engineering

Office Location: Euler
Phone: (765) 998-5163
Email: thnurkkala@tayloru.edu

Specialties: computational linguistics, natural language processing, high-performance computing, parallel algorithms

 

Education:

M.S. & Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
M.A., Theological Studies, Bethel Theological Seminary, St. Paul
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Michigan Technological University


Why I Came to Taylor:

I’m at Taylor because I want to help train and mentor excellent computer scientists and engineers who are also dedicated followers of Christ.  In addition, as a member of the Center for Missions Computing, I want to leverage the intellectual horsepower and spiritual maturity of the students at Taylor to help solve practical computing problems for the global mission community.


Hobbies:

Sailing, cycling, reading, music (listening and vocal performance), woodworking wannabe