Dr. Joel Crichlow, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor, Computer Theory
I am currently retired, now working part-time as an Adjunct Professor (Computer Theory) at Valencia College.
B.A. (Maths. major), University of Guyana, 1972.
M.Sc.(Maths, Computer Science option) University of the West Indies (U.W.I), 1976.
Ph.D.(Maths) U.W.I., 1983.
Visiting Research Scientist, University of California, Berkeley, (Seismographic Station), U.S.A., Jan - Aug 1980.
Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellow at the Computing Laboratory, University of Kent at Canterbury, England, Oct 1984 to Jul 1985.
Association of Commonwealth Universities Development Fellow, University College, London and University of Kent at Canterbury, July to Sept., 1993.
Research Visitor, Dept. of Computer Science, University College London, July-August, 1995.
Research Visitor, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Houston, Texas, July-August, 1997.
Visiting Research Fellow, Computing Laboratory, University of Kent at Canterbury, England, July-August, 1999.
Employment History (abbreviated):
2001-2014, Associate Professor (Computer Science), Rowan University, Glassboro, N.J., U.S.A.
1995-2001. Senior Lecturer (Computer Science), Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, U.W.I., St. Augustine, Trinidad.
1 Crichlow, J.M., 1988. An Introduction to Distributed and Parallel Computing, Prentice Hall, Int., U.K., 209 pps.
2 Crichlow, J.M., 1997. An Introduction to Distributed and Parallel Computing, 2nd Edition, Prentice Hall, Int., U.K., 238 pps.
3 Crichlow, J.M., 2000. The Essence of Distributed Systems, Prentice Hall (Pearson Education), 192 pps.
3.a. Crichlow, J.M., 2001. De Principes Van Gedistribueerde Systemen, (The Dutch translation by Jan Rietdijk of The Essence of Distributed Systems), Academic Service, Schoonhoven.
3.b. Crichlow, J.M., 2001. Hajautetut tietojarjestelmat (The Finnish translation of The Essence of Distributed Systems), IT Press.
3.c. Crichlow, J.M., 2003. Elosztott rendszerek (The Hungarian translation of The Essence of Distributed Systems), Kiskapu Kft.
4 Crichlow, J.M., 2009. Distributed Systems – Computing over Networks, Prentice Hall India, 197pps.
5 Crichlow, J.M., 2013. Distributed Systems – Computing over Networks, 2nd Edition, Prentice Hall India, 208 pps.
(b) Refereed articles and reviewed conference presentations (latest).
26 Crichlow, J., Hartley, S. and Hosein, M., 2013. A Light-Weight Distributed System for the Processing of Replicated Counter-Like Objects, International Journal of Distributed and Parallel Systems (IJDPS), Vol. 4, No. 3, May, 1-15.
25 Crichlow, J., Hartley, S. and Hosein, M., 2012. A High-Availability Distributed System for Countable Objects like Disaster Relief, The Computing Science and Technology International Journal, Vol. 2, No. 2, June, 29-32.
24 Seegobin, R., Hosein, M., Crichlow, J. and Hartley, S., 2011. Design changes to the COPAR Service using Opnet Modeler, Proceedings of the 15th IASTED International Conference Software Engineering and Applications(SEA 2011), Dallas, Texas, December 14-16.
23 Hartley, S., Crichlow, J. and Hosein, M., 2011. Improving distributed Processing in the COPAR System, International Conference Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications, PDPTA’11, Las Vegas, Nevada, July 18-21, 897-900.
22 Beharry, S., Hosein, M., Hartley, S. and Crichlow, J., 2009. Processing Transactions with Greater Accuracy and Availability in COPAR, Proceedings of the 21st IASTED International Conference Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems (PDCS 2009), Cambridge. MA, November 2-4, 21-28.
21 Crichlow, J., Hartley, S. and Hosein, M., 2008. Using COPAR to facilitate quick Distribution of Disaster Relief, Proceedings of the 9th IASTED International Conference Software Engineering and Applications (SEA 2008), Orlando, Florida, November 16 – 18, 100-105.
20 Crichlow, J., Hartley, S., Hosein, M. and Ivins, D., 2006. Using an XML file to test a Distributed Replica Accessing System, Proceedings of the Fourth IASTED International Conference on Communications, Internet and Information Technology, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, November 29-December 1.
Office: West Campus
Location: Buildings 7 and 9: Computer Theory