Professor of Mathematical Sciences, Interim Dean, Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences
Neufeld Science Centre 17, 131B
+1 (604) 513-2121 ext. 3213


Rick Sutcliffe is a computing scientist, mathematician, author, and columnist. He has written numerous columns, articles, papers and reviews, two textbooks, and several novels. He has served on international standards councils as well as church, school, and corporate boards and is a well-known conference speaker. He also owns and operates Arjay Enterprises, including consulting, writing, and web hosting/domain services. He has been professor of mathematics and computing science at Trinity Western University for over twenty-five years, and has served the university in numerous roles, including Acting Dean of science, Chair of Mathematical Sciences, Faculty Chair, member of Academic Council, Chair of the University Senate, and numerous committees. He has research interests in discrete mathematics, combinatorics (branch of mathematics), programming languages, standards, data structures, and the ethical and social implications of technology. He is a member of the ACM, IEEE, CSA, and MAA.

Research & Scholarship


B.Sc., M.Sc. (Simon Fraser)


Christian worldview, ethical and social issues in technology, curriculum and pedagogy (teaching methods) for mathematics, computing, and informatics, school accreditation, Christian Science Fiction, eBooks, web technology, computing standards, programming languages, discrete mathematics