Computer Science

About Us

From the Chair

It's an exciting time to be in the discipline of computing. Yes, job opportunities for programmers are vast, and it's true that pay is attractive, but the greatest attraction of computing is the impact it can have on society. 

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Undergraduate Programs 

Mission Statement

The mission of the undergraduate programs offered by the Department of Computer Science is to provide students with a strong foundation in the theory and practice of computer science, in order to help them develop into knowledgeable, responsible professionals and lifelong learners, able to create and implement the latest computing technologies for the betterment of society.

Graduate Program

Mission Statement

The mission of the MS program offered by the Department of Computer Science is to develop independent thinkers who can provide leadership in the computing industry or academia, as well as deep insights into the fundamentals of computer science, and a broad perspective on the established and emerging fields of computing.

Department Administration

Edward H. Currie
Chair, Associate Professor
Weed Hall 012

Lynda Callahan
Senior Executive Secretary
Room 110 Adams Hall 
Phone: 516-463-5555 | Fax: 516-463-5790

Alexander Rosenberg
Systems Administrator
Room 211 Adams Hall
Email | WWW

Advisory Board

David AntarDavid Antar | Bio
Manav BhasinManav Bhasin | Bio
Luann BridgesLuann Bridges | Bio
Darragh Fitzpatrick
Darragh Fitzpatrick | Bio
Joe GoldbergJoe Goldberg | Bio
Hy GoldstoffHy Goldstoff | Bio
Jeremy KahnJeremy Kahn | Bio
Narayan MenonNarayan Menon | Bio
Barbara PorterBarbara Porter | Bio
Dominic SpinosaDominic Spinosa | Bio
Richard TeedRichard Teed | Bio
Paul TrapaniPaul Trapani | Bio

Hofstra Faculty:

Philip ConiglioPhilip Coniglio
Director of the DeMatteis School Co-op Program | WWW
Edward H. Currie
Edward H. Currie
Associate Professor & Chair, Computer Science Department  | Bio