Thomas Schwarz is Jesuit priest and member of the US-West province of the Society of Jesus. He is applied to the US-Upper Midwest province and since 2016 assigned to Marquette University, where he is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science. Previously, he was Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Engineering at Santa Clara University before spending 5 years teaching in Latin America, at the Universidad Católica del Uruguay and at the Universidad Centro-Americana in El Salvador.
Thomas Schwarz holds two doctorates, one in Mathematics from the Fernuniversität Hagen (1984) and one in Computer Science from the University of California (1994). He has more than 100 publications in Mathematics and Computer Science.
His research interests are in distributed systems and in particular large storage systems. He is very interested in collaboration with Jesuit institutions around the work.