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Richard Pyne

Richard Pyne

Professor, School of Applied Computing

Richard Pyne began his academic career in 1996 working as a full-time lecturer at the polytechnic University of Technology in Jamaica, where he spent the next 10 years. He taught courses in computer science, specifically in the areas of software engineering, computer programming, security and operating systems. He has also been an avid computer science researcher, publishing journal and peer-reviewed papers in Austria, the Caribbean, Germany, Russia, South Africa, the United States and Wales.

In 2006, Richard went into the Canadian telecoms industry to do technical support for mobile devices and later worked as a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) specialist administrating a distributed telephone system spanning Canada, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico.

Richard joined the Sheridan family in 2010, bringing his expertise in a variety of areas in computer science to assist Sheridan in preparing students for the Canadian computing industry.