Thomas Reichlmayr

Thomas Reichlmayr

Associate Professor

Research Interests

Agile software development, analysis and design patterns, active and cooperative learning in the classroom


Professor Reichlmayr graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science from RIT in 1978 and a M.S. in Software Development and Management from RIT in 1992. Prior to joining the department in 2001, Professor Reichlmayr worked in industry as a software engineer for over 23 years developing distributed process automation frameworks and applications for Asea Brown Boveri (ABB). In a variety of roles he led and participated in software development projects that spanned organizational and cultural boundaries.Professor Reichlmayr's interests include a variety of software engineering areas, including software development processes for small teams, modeling and analysis and design patterns. The field of agile software development methodologies is also an area of personal interest for him. He is a member of the IEEE Computer Society, ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE) and Software Engineering (SIGSOFT). He is active within these organizations in promoting and advancing software engineering education.

Recent Publications

“Working Towards the Student Scrum – Developing Agile Android Applications” 2011 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Vancouver, BC, Canada June, 2011

“The Road We’ve Traveled: 12 Years of Undergraduate Software Engineering at the Rochester Institute of Technology” ITNG Conference, Las Vegas, NV,April, 2009

“Reflections on Blended Learning – Rethinking the Classroom”, chapter on Introductory Software Engineering using blended learning. October, 2008

“Developing Inclusive Outreach Activities for Students with Visual Impairments”
ACM SIGCSE, Portland, OR,  2008

“Integrating Agility in the CS Curriculum: Practice Through Values”
ACM SIGCSE, Portland, OR,  2008