Dr. Dennis BrylowMarquette University

Cudahy Hall, 380

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-6342Personal Website

Professor and Vice Chair

Department of Computer Science

Courses Taught

  • COSC 3250 Operating Systems
  • COSC 3410 Programming Languages
  • COSC 4400 Compiler Construction
  • COSC 4290 Real-Time and Embedded Systems
  • COSC 4300 Networks and Internets

Research Interests

  • Real-time, embedded, and interrupt-driven systems
  • Software engineering
  • Computer science education


  • Jacob Dahleen, Alex Hunsberger, Ryan Weber, Dennis W. Brylow, Christopher S. Longstreet, and Kendra Cooper. Towards a Lightweight Approach for Modding Serious Educational Games: Assisting Novice Designers. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: VLC14: Visual Languages and Computing Workshop, 2014. 329-334.
  • Eric Biggers, Farzeen Harunani, Tyler Much, and Dennis Brylow. XinuPi: Porting a Lightweight Educational Operating System to the Raspberry Pi. Montreal, Quebec: WESE 2013: Workshop on Embedded and Cyber-Physical Systems Education, 2013.
  • Heather Bort and Dennis Brylow. CS4Impact: Measuring Computational Thinking Concepts Present in CS4HS Participant Lesson Plans. Denver, CO: SIGCSE '13 Proceeding of the 44th ACM technical symposium on Computer science education, 2013.
  • Michael Ziwisky, Kyle Persohn, Dennis Brylow. Down-to-Earth Educational Operating System for Up-in-the-Cloud Many-Core Architectures. ACM Transactions on Computing Education (TOCE), Volume 13, number 1, pages 4:1-4:12, January 2013.
  • Michael Ziwisky, Dennis Brylow. BareMichael:  A minimalistic Bare-metal Framework for the Intel SCC, In Proceedings of MARC Symposium 2012: 6th Many-core Applications Research Community (MARC) Symposium, Eric Noulard and Simon Vernhes (Ed.), ONERA - Toulouse, France, July 2012. The manuscript was recognized with a Best Paper Award, 2nd place, at the MARC Symposium.
  • Paul Ruth, Dennis Brylow. An Experimental Nexos Laboratory Using Virtual Xinu. FIE 2011: In Proceedings of 41st ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, pages S2E-1-S2E-6, Rapid City, South Dakota, October 2011.

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Department of Computer Science
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(414) 288-8600

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