Robert Comer

Post-Secondary Education

Rice University
Bachelor of Arts
Mathematical Sciences

University of Houston
Master of Science
Computer Sciences


University of Texas at Austin, graduate hours in Computer Science,  1981-1985.

Teaching Experience

PROFESSOR OF COMPUTER STUDIES, Austin Community College (September 1996 - present).

Teaching C++, Data Structures, and other computer classes.


ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR, Austin Community College (January 1991 - August 1996).

Teaching C, C++, Pascal, Data Structures, and other computer classes.


TEACHING ASSISTANT, University of Texas Department of Computer Science (September 1981 - May 1982).

Assisted in teaching Pascal and Data Structures classes.


TEACHING FELLOW/LECTURER, University of Houston Department of Computer Science (1978 - 1979).  Taught PL/I and FORTRAN classes.

Professional Experience

SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER, Boole and Babbage, Inc. (1983 - 1991).

Provided support for and enhancements to an interactive computer modeling software product used for performance analysis and capacity planning.  Responsibilities included design, coding, and testing for new releases of the product, and working with customers to resolve problems.


PROGRAMMER, University of Texas Computation Center (1982 - 1983).

Maintained the Script text processor.  Worked with university staff and IBM to identify and resolve Script problems.


SYSTEMS PROGRAMMER/USER SERVICES SPECIALIST, University of Houston Computing Center (1979 - 1981).  Maintained operating system and other system software.  Provided consulting to university faculty, wrote user documentation, and organized and taught seminars on computing center software.


PROGRAMMER, Houston-Galveston Area Council (1975 - 1978).

Provided programming support for a transportation modeling project.

Professional Publications


Published: August 24, 2022