Pat M Burns
Faculty of Applied Science & Technology
Teaching & Research Interests
Scholarship, Research & Creative Activities
Pat Burns is currently the Associate Dean for the School of Applied Computing, supporting faculty, students and programs located at the Trafalgar Campus.
Pat obtained her Bachelor of Computer Science degree from the University of Toronto. Following graduation, Pat held the positions of Software Engineer at Litton Systems Canada, Software Developer at Soma Inc., and various progressive positions at Sheridan College. During her 27 years at Sheridan, Pat has held positions as a Software Developer, Oracle Database Administrator, Manager of Corporate Information Systems and Development, and Director of Enterprise System Services. As the Director of Enterprise System Services, Pat was responsible for the development, implementation, maintenance and evolution of Sheridan’s enterprise systems and databases to support administrative and academic computing such as PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, Human Resources, Finance, CAPs e-store, and the Sheridan Academic Logistics (SAL) and Term Planning/DCU applications.
In 2018, Pat transitioned to the School of Applied Computing in FAST as Associate Dean, Trafalgar Campus.