Glenn Downing

Assistant Professor of Instruction
Glenn Downing did his undergraduate work at Purdue and Illinois and his graduate work at MIT, Stanford, and UT. In the past, he has worked at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), the Los Alamos National Laboratory, and the Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation (MCC). He is a faculty advisor of the UT Programming Contest (UTPC).

Select Publications

Glenn Downing, Paul Dubois, Teresa Bottom . 2004. Data Sharing in Scientific Simulations.
Glenn Downing, James Peterson, Ron Rockhold. 1998. System and Method for Initializing Variables in an Object-Oriented Program.
Glenn Downing . 1996. Being Lazy About Global-Object Initialization.

Awards & Honors

2020 - College of Natural Sciences Teaching Excellence Award
2018 - Nominated for Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Awards
2013 - College of Natural Science Golden Apple Teaching Excellence Award
2006 - College of Natural Sciences Foundation Advisory Council Awards
2002 - College of Natural Sciences Teaching Excellence Award