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Richard Barton


Information Systems Technology


Office: 803.822.3250
Email: bartonr@midlandstech.edu
Location: Airport Campus, Saluda Hall, 128


  • Introduction to Computers (CPT-101)
  • Microcomputer Applications (CPT-170)
  • UNIX Operating System (CPT-247)
  • Computer Programming Laboratory (CPT-136)


Since the early 1980's, Richard Barton has been involved in architecting and designing innovative computer systems and developing the operating system kernels, system and application software that runs on them. He now enjoys passing on that knowledge, experience and expertise to the students at Midlands Technical College.

Professional Activities

  • Association for Computing Machinery
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science


  • Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of South Carolina at Columbia