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 M.S. 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

Krishnan Pillaipakkamnatt
Chair, Professor
Adams Hall 110A
Phone: (516) 463-5560

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

Alexander Rosenberg
Systems Administrator
Adams Hall 211
Phone: (516) 463-4347
Email | WWW

Advisory Board

David AntarDavid Antar | Bio
Manav BhasinManav Bhasin | Bio
Luann BridgesLuann Bridges | Bio
Kenneth D. FaltischekKenneth D. Faltischek | Bio
Mireille GenadryMireille Genadry | Bio
Joe GoldbergJoe Goldberg | Bio
Hy GoldstoffHy Goldstoff | Bio
Jeremy KahnJeremy Kahn | Bio
Walden LeverichWalden Leverich | Bio
Narayan MenonNarayan Menon | Bio
Barbara PorterBarbara Porter | Bio
Phil RugilePhil Rugile | Bio
Dominic SpinosaDominic Spinosa | Bio
Patty SmithPatty Smith | Bio
Richard TeedRichard Teed | Bio
Paul TrapaniPaul Trapani | Bio

Hofstra Faculty:

Philip ConiglioPhilip Coniglio
Director of the DeMatteis School Co-op Program | WWW
Krishnan PillaipakkamnattKrishnan Pillaipakkamnatt
Professor & Chair, Computer Science Dept.  | Bio