Slimick, John


Slimick John
Mr. John Slimick
Director of Computer Science and Information Systems Programs, Associate Professor of Computer Science
Division of Physical and Computational Sciences
Contact Information:
slimick@pitt.edu
814-362-7543
203A Fisher Hall

Degrees and Credentials:
M.S. Computer Science, Stanford University 1969
B.A. Mathematics, University of Virginia 1961

Academic Focus:
Professor Slimick has been teaching at Pitt-Bradford since 1983.  His courses include those across the entire spectrum in computer science, from Introduction to Computer Science through the upper-level courses, such as Survey of Data Communications and the capstone course in computer science. His favorite classes to teach are Data Structures, Software Maintenance, and Social and Ethical Implications of Computing.

Short Bio:
John Slimick's hobby is, of all things, computer science. He compares his appearance to that of Dave Thomas, the founder of the Wendy's restaurant chain. His favorite movies are Living Dangerously, and the 1951 version of A Christmas Carol. He enjoys listening to classical music, especially Brahms, and he likes to read the works of Dante.