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Office Location

440 Huntington Avenue
314 West Village H
Boston, MA 02115

Mailing Address

Northeastern University
ATTN: Nat Tuck, 202 WVH
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Research Interests

Professor Nathaniel Tuck’s current research interests include further work on parallel programming systems and the internet security usability problem of secure distributed identities.

Education

  • PhD in Computer Science, University of Massachusetts, Lowell
  • BSCS, University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Biography

Professor Tuck received his PhD in Computer Science from UMass Lowell with a dissertation on compiler optimizations for data-parallel compute kernels. As a graduate student, he worked on a variety of projects related to parallel processing, mobile robotics, and automatic grading for computer science programming assignments. His current research interests include further work on parallel programming systems and the internet security usability problem of secure distributed identities.

Field of research/teaching

Parallel Programming; Systems

What is your educational background?

Nat Tuck received his PhD in Computer Science from UMass Lowell in 2015 with a dissertation on compiler optimizations for data-parallel compute kernels. As a graduate student, he worked on a variety of projects related to parallel processing, mobile robotics, and automatic grading for computer science programming assignments.

What courses/subjects do you teach?

  • Fundamentals 1
  • Parallel Data Processing with Map Reduce

What are the specifics of your industry experience?

I was downsized during the dot-com bust and subsequently worked as a web development consultant off and on for years before I went to college for computer science.