Loretta Thompson
Executive Secretary

P:  (540) 464-7335
F:  (540) 464-7214

402 Mallory Hall
Virginia Military Institute
Lexington, VA  24450

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James M. "Mac" Baker, Ph.D.

BakerJMProfessor
Computer & Information Sciences

Ph.D. - Electrical Engineering, Georgia Tech, 1998
M.S. - Electrical Engineering, Virginia Tech, 1990
B.S. - Electrical Engineering, Virginia Tech, 1988

434 Mallory Hall
Virginia Military Institute
Lexington, VA  24450
P:  (540) 464-7465
F:  (540) 464-7859
E:  bakerjm@vmi.edu

Courses

Colonel Baker teaches courses in computer architecture, operating systems, algorithms, parallel computing, and programming in Java, C++, and C.

Research

Colonel Baker’s research interests include parallel and high-performance computing, computer architecture, computer graphics, and video game development. His research lab in 318 Mallory Hall includes a high-performance computer cluster built from 8 Sony Playstation3’s running the Linux operating system and capable of up to 1 TFlop/s.