Fred DeMatteis School of

Engineering and Applied Science

Science and Innovation Center

The Dematteis School is proud to announce the opening of the new Science & Innovation Center - home to new engineering and computer science labs including:

  • Big Data, Robotics, Computer Architecture, UNIX Systems and Graphics, Virtual Reality, Bioengineering, Tissue Culture, Industrial Engineering, Prototype “makerspace,” and more.
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Our Programs

The DeMatteis School offers undergraduate and graduate programs as well as experiential learning opportunities in a variety of areas through our Engineering and Computer Science departments.

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From the very start of your undergraduate career, at the DeMatteis School you'll have access to state-of-the-art technologies, machinery, and equipment.

About the School

The DeMatteis School currently serves approximately 785 students pursuing bachelor's degrees and 60 pursuing master’s degrees. The rapid and sustained growth we have experienced over the past seven years is the result of a great demand for graduates who have the skills and knowledge required to work in the technical sector and to contribute immediately to a company's mission in the marketplace.

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Contact the School

Our Office

103 Weed Hall
133 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
Phone: (516) 463-6301
Fax: (516) 463-4939

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Dean: Dr. Sina Rabbany

Associate Dean: Dr. David Rooney

Assistant Dean: Elizabeth Downey

Administrative Assistant to the Dean: Lynne Espiritu

Dept. of Engineering Chairperson: Dr. Richard J. Purzer: 104A Weed Hall - 516-463-6019

Dept. of Computer Science Chairperson: Dr. Gerda Kamberova: Adams Hall 114 - 516-463-5775