Eric Schwabe is a Vincent DePaul Professor and Associate Professor in the College of Computing and Digital Media at DePaul University.
He received his B.S. in Applied Mathematics from Carnegie Mellon University in 1986 and his Ph.D. in Mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1991. He spent a year as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University and taught in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Northwestern University before joining DePaul University in 1998.
He has enjoyed teaching a wide range of students at DePaul, from undergraduates in introductory courses in programming and internet technologies to graduate students in advanced courses in parallel algorithms and databases. His general area of research interest is theoretical computer science, particularly the theory of parallel algorithms and architectures and the design of high-performance fault-tolerant disk arrays.