Christelle Scharff
Associate Professor
Department Chairperson

E-mail: cscharff@pace.edu

Personal Website: Click Here

School/College: Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems
Department(s): Computer Science NY
Primary Location: 163 William Street 228

Office Hours: (Fall 2014)
Monday, Wednesday
(by Appointment Only)
3:30PM-6:00PM

Office Phone:
+1 (212) 346-1016

Education

PhD, Universite Henri Poincare, Computer Science, Nancy, France, 1999

Computer Science

MS, Universite Henri Poincare, Computer Science, Nancy, France, 1995

Computer Science

BS, Universite Henri Poincare, Computer Science, Nancy, FR, France, 1993

Computer Science

Scheduled Courses

Fall 2014:
  • CS 692: Computer Science Project II
  • CS 639: Mobile Application Development
  • CS 361: Programming Lang/Implementatn

View All Courses Taught
  • CIS 101: Intro. to Computing - LC
  • CIS 101: Introduction to Computing
  • CIS 101: Introduction to Computing - LC
  • CISC 101: Introduction to Computing
  • CS 241: Data Structures/Algorithms I
  • CS 361: Prgrmmng Lang/Implementation
  • CS 361: Programming Lang/Implementatn
  • CS 387: Database Design
  • CS 389: Software Engineering
  • CS 397: Directed Readings in CS
  • CS 397: Mobile Phone Prog & Entrepren
  • CS 397: Topic:Mobile App & Development
  • CS 600: Indpndnt Study in Grad CS
  • CS 606: Fndmntl Cmptr Sci II with Java
  • CS 612: Cncpts & Strctrs:Intrnt Cmptng
  • CS 623: Database Management Systems
  • CS 631: Mobile Phone Prog & Entrep
  • CS 632: Directed Readings in CS
  • CS 632: Topic:Mobile App & Development
  • CS 639: Mobile Application Development
  • CS 641: Mobile Web Content & Dev
  • CS 643: Mobile Innovations for Global
  • CS 692: Computer Science Project II
  • CS 701: Advanced Algorithms
  • CS 777: Sftwre Rlabilty & Qlty Assrnce
  • CS 851: Sftwr Validation & Verifcation
  • CS 901: Software Development Thesis I
  • CS 902: Software Development Thesis II
  • IT 605: Database Management Systems
  • SE 677: Software Reliability & Quality
  • Research Interests

    Programming (Distributed and parallel implementations on distributed memory machines.); Theoretical computer science: Automated deduction and theorem proving; Simplification strategies and detection of redundant information; Efficient implementation of automated deduction and theorem proving; Formal software verification; Software Engineering (Testing and quality assurance; Global software development; Mobile application development); Mobile for Social Change (M$D)

    Awards and Honors

    • Pace University, October 1, 2004 - Pace University Presidential Release Time Award

    LICENSURES & CERTIFICATES

    • Scrum Alliance, May 1 - Scrum Master

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

    • Association for Computing Machinery, Special Interest Group Technical Standards Committee [ACM SIGCSE Member] , January 1 , 2003
    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Integrating Mathematical Reasoning into Computer Science Cirricula] , January 1 , 2003
      A Working Group on Integrating Mathematical Reasoning into Computer Science Cirricula (http://www.cs.geneseo.edu/~baldwin/math-thinking/)
    • Association for Computing Machinery, University and College Computing Services [ACM Member] , January 1 , 2002
    • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Computer Society [IEEE Member] , January 1 , 2002

    Contract, Grants, and Sponsored Research

    • Scharff, C. & Jordan, M. (2014, August 1). Cartodb climate grant. CartoDB , Pace University , $3,800.00 . Funded,CartoDB for Data 4 Development
    • Scharff, C. (2013, September 1). Pace university entrepreneurship lab fellow. Pace University . ,
    • Scharff, C. (2013, October 1). Phones and tablets. BlackBerry , Pace University , $6,500.00 . Funded,
    • Scharff, C. (2012, October 1). Fulbright scholar. US State Department , Other . ,
    • Scharff, C. (2012, January 1). A global perspective on mobile innovations for smarter energy. IBM Smarter Energy Faculty Innovation Award , Pace University , $10,000.00 . Funded,2011 IBM Smarter Energy Faculty Award
    • Scharff, C. (2011, January 1). Faculty innovation award, a global perspective on mobile innovations for smarter energy. IBM Smarter Planet Faculty Innovation Award , Pace University , $10,000.00 . Funded,
    • Scharff, C. (2011, January 1). Jumpstarting the global mobile computing lab at pace university. Thinkfinity, Verizon Foundation , Pace University , $10,000.00 . Funded,
    • Scharff, C. (2010, September 16). Ibm south africa, in support of a mobile development competition in senegal. Pace University , $9,000.00 . Funded,
    • Scharff, C. (2010, September 9). Google, in support of a bootcamp and mobile application development competition in senegal. Pace University , $12,000.00 . Funded,
    • Scharff, C. (2010, September 1). Wilson center for entrepreneurship fellow. Pace University Wilson Center , Pace University . ,
    • Scharff, C. (2010, September 1). Jumpstarting a global mobile computing lab. Pace University , Pace University , $10,000.00 . Funded,2010 Pace University Thinking Grant
    • Scharff, C. (2010, July 1). Phones and tablets donation . BlackBerry , Pace University , $4,999.00 . Funded,
    • Scharff, C. (2010, September 1). Support for mobile development courses, workshops, boot-camps and competition . Google , Pace University , $2,793.00 . Funded,5 HTC G1 phones. 2010 Google Africa Grant
    • Scharff, C. (2009, April 7). Sun mcrosystems in support of global software development project, equipment and software, valued at. Pace University , $3,300.00 . Funded,
    • Scharff, C. & Gotel, D. (2008, November 1). Toward an end-to-end solution. IBM Jazz , Pace University , $10,000.00 . Funded,
    • Scharff, C. & Dr. Ndiaye, . (2008, May 1). Sustainable technology-based entrepreneurship for the senegalese market. National Collegiates Inventors and Innovator Alliance(NCIIA) , Pace University , $47,198.00 . Funded,
    • Scharff, C. & Sarr, D. (2009, May 1). Building a global network to support sustainable information and communication technologies entrepreneurship in senegal. National Collegiates Inventors and Innovators Alliance(NCIIA) , Pace University , $32,550.00 . Funded,
    • Scharff, C. & Dr. Gotel, . (2006, July 1). Incubating the next generation of global software development entrepreneurs. National Collegiates Inventors and Innovators Alliance(NCIIA) , Pace University , $35,200.00 . Funded,
    • Scharff, C. & Dr. Wildenberg, . (2005, July 15). Collaborative research. NSF CCLI AI , Pace University , $122,698.00 . Funded,
    • Scharff, C. (2008, December). Second life and student's experience in global software development campus second life. Second Life , Pace University , $0.00 . ,
    • Scharff, C. (2007, September 1). Sustainable vision grant. National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance , Pace University , $47,198.00 . Funded,"Sustainable Technology-based Entrepreneurship for the Senegalese Market"
    • Scharff, C. & Dr. Lynch, . (2003, August 15). Little engines of proof. NSF , Pace University , $94,942.00 . Funded,
    • Scharff, C. (2006, August 1). Eclipse and little engines of proof. IBM eclipse , Pace University , $10,000.00 . Funded,
    • Scharff, C. (2006, July 1). Eclipse innovation award. IBM Eclipse , Pace University , $20,000.00 . Funded,
    • Scharff, C. & Dr. Anderson, . (2005, May 1). Toward the dynamic classroom: utilize the tablet pc to enhance lectures and team work project. Microsoft , Pace University , $50,000.00 . Funded,
    • Scharff, C. & Gotel, O. (2005, January 1). Presidential grant for internationalization. Pace University , Pace University , $6,000.00 . Funded,Responding to Information Technology Offshore Outsourcing and its Impact on Computer Science Education
    • Scharff, C. & Dr. Gotel, . (2005, January 1). Responding to it offshore outsourcing and its impact on computer science education. Seidenberg School of Computer Science Special Project , Pace University , $3,000.00 . Funded,
    • Scharff, C. & Tao, L. (2005, July 1). Bladecenter grant. IBM , Pace University , $52,000.00 . Funded,SOA server technologies, including a latest BladeCenter server cluster with 20 high-performance server processors (IBM’s only award in the same category in USA for 2005 targeting tier 1 or 2 computer science programs).
    • Scharff, C. (2004, January 1). 'little engines of proof' with sri and clarkson university. NSF ITR , Other , $0.00 . Funded,
    • Scharff, C. (2004, January 1). Artificial intelligence. NSF , Other , $0.00 . Currently Under Review,Grant pending - pending
    • Scharff, C. (2004, January 1). Microsoft tablet pc. Microsoft , Other , $0.00 . Funded,Grant submission accepted
    • Scharff, C. & Anderson, D. (2004, January 1). Supporting cs 361 (programming languages and implementation) with .net. Microsoft Curriculum Grant , Other , $0.00 . Funded,
    • Scharff, C. & Anderson, D. (2002, June 1). Pace university presidential grant. Pace University , Pace University , $6,500.00 . Funded,"Adoption of the E-Portfolio as an Assessment Tool for the NSF CSEMS Scholarship Program"
    • Scharff, C. (2002, May 31). Csis pace university, summer grant for use of webwork in cs361 and cs387 and its promotion. Pace University , Pace University , $800.00 . Funded,Summer grant for use of WeBWorK in CS361 and CS387 and its promotion

    Publications

    PRESENTATIONS

    • Scharff, C. & Preira, J. M. (2014, June 10). westafrica.comworldseries. Brainstorming the west african app scene. Dakar, Senegal
    • Scharff, C. (2013, November 5). The Annual Global Venture Lab Academic Summit Meeting. Mobile development across borders: success and challenges for co-located and distributed teams. Berkeley University, Berkeley, CA, USA
    • Scharff, C. (2010, February 5). 4th Pace University Annual Student Leadership Conference. Mobile tech social entrepreneurship. Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship Fellow
    • Scharff, C. & Gotel, O. (2007, January 10). Royal University of Phnom Penh. "java programming in eclipse". Royal University of Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    • Scharff, C. & Gotel, O. (2007, January 6). Institute of Technology of Cambodia - 2007. "incubating the next generation of global software development entrepreneurs".
    • Scharff, C. & Gotel, O. (2007, January 6). Institute of Technology of Cambodia - 2007. "introduction to software engineering".
    • Scharff, C. & Gotel, O. (2006, May 16). Faculty Institute 2006. "global software development". Pforzheimer Faculty Development Center, Pace University
    • Scharff, C. & Richie, E. (2006, May 16). Faculty Institute 2006. "tablet pcs". Pforzheimer Faculty Development Center, Pace University
    • Scharff, C. & Ortiz, A. (2006, May 16). Faculty Institute 2006. "towards model-based assessment and improvement for project-centered group learning". Pforzheimer Faculty Development Center, Pace University
    • Kline, R. & Estrellado, T. (2006, May 16). Faculty Institute 2006. "webwork: the ultimate teaching assistant?". Pforzheimer Faculty Development Center, Pace University
    • Kline, R. & Wildenberg, A. (2006, March 1). ACM Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE). Teaching programming fundamentals with webwork. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Houston, TX
    • Scharff, C. & Gotel, O. (2005, December 1). CSIS Faculty Research Day Presentation. "providing computer science students with offshore outsourcing software development experience". Pace - CSIS Faculty Research Day
    • Scharff, C. (2004, December 1). TechEd 2004 Developers Conference. By invitation, microsoft teched 2004 conference. MicroSoft Corporation, San Diego, CA
    • Scharff, C. & Gotel, O. (2004, November 1). IBM WebSphere 2004. Ibm websphere product training seminar. IBM
    • Scharff, C. (2004, November 1). Java Beans Seminar. Nysia 2004. NYSIA
    • Scharff, C. (2004, October 1). Agile Methodologies and CMM. City spin agile methodologies seminar. City SPIN (Software Process Improvement Network)
    • Scharff, C. (2004, May 1). Integrating Mathematical Thinking Into the Computer Science Curriculum: Examples. New york university faculty resource days. New York University Faculty Resource Days, New York, NY
    • Scharff, C. (2004, January 1). Artificial Intelligence and Symbolic Computation (AISC). On the combination of congruence closure and completion, (aisc). Artificial Intelligence and Symbolic Computation (AISC), Austria,
    • Murthy, N. & Gotel, O. (2004, January 1). CSIS - Pace University Faculty Seminar. "ibm websphere and the rational tools suite". Pace University, NY
    • Scharff, C. (2003, October 27). SRI International.
    • Scharff, C. (2003, October 10). Oracle Developer Days on Business Intelligence. New York, NY
    • Scharff, C. (2003, October 1). Building Bridges in Automated Deduction. Stanford Research Institute, Menlo Park,
    • Feather-Gannon, S. & Anderson, D. (2003, July 1). Learning Conference. London, UK
    • Scharff, C. (2003, June 9). .NET Workshop. Pace University
    • Feather-Gannon, S. & Anderson, D. (2003, May 30). Faculty Institute 2003. Pforzheimer Faculty Development Center, Pace University
    • Scharff, C. (2003, May 30). Teaching Portfolio Workshop. Pace University
    • Scharff, C. (2003, May 19). Presentation at Nassau Community College.
    • Scharff, C. (2003, May 1). Faculty Research Day - May 2003. Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems
    • Scharff, C. (2003, April 1). International Committee of the 2003 International Conference on Artifical Intelligence. Las Vegas, NV
    • Scharff, C. (2003, April 1). Pace University Mathematics and Computer Science Seminar. Pace University
    • Scharff, C. (2003, February 25). XML. Pace University, Computer Learning Center
    • Scharff, C. (2003, February 6). MS Project. Pace University, Computer Learning Center
    • Scharff, C. (2003, January 1). French National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control. French National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control, Nancy, France
    • Scharff, C. (2002, December 1). RRIM and RIRB on the Road.
    • Scharff, C. (2002, September 27). Reflective Teaching Practices Conferences.
    • Scharff, C. (2002, August 5). Security Workshop.
    • Scharff, C. (2002, July 1). Unification.
    • Scharff, C. (2002, June 1). Institute of Technology of Cambodia. Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    • Scharff, C. (2002, May 30). Faculty Research Day - May 2002. Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems
    • Scharff, C. (2002, May 1). Frontier In Education.
    • Scharff, C. (2002, April 30). Learning In and Out of the Classroom. Pace University
    • Scharff, C. (2002, March 1). DPS Students' Talk.
    • Scharff, C. (2002, March 1). Math-CS Seminars.
    • Scharff, C. (2002, February 1). Functional and Declarative Programming in Education.
    • Scharff, C. (2002, February 1). MASPLAS.
    • Scharff, C. (2001, January 1). Deduction with constraints and simplifications in equatorial theories. The university of western ontario, presentation. The University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada
    • Scharff, C. (2000, May 1). Deduction with constraints and simplifications in equatorial theories. Bucknell university, presentation. Bucknell University, PA
    • Scharff, C. (2000, May 1). Deduction with constraints and simplifications in equatorial theories. Widener university, presentation. Widener University, PA
    • Scharff, C. (1999, September 1). Basic Completion Modulo with Simplification. Dagstuhl seminar 990101, deductions. Dagstuhl Seminar 990101, Deductions, Dagstuhl, Germany
    • Scharff, C. (1999, January 1). International Conference on Category Theory and Computer Science. Ctcs 99 conference. CTCS 99
    • Scharff, C. (1999, January 1). International Conference on Rewriting Techniques and its Applications. Rta 99 conference. RTA 99
    • Scharff, C. (1998, January 1). International conference on Automated Deduction. Cade 97, cade 98 conferences. CADE 97, CADE 98
    • Scharff, C. (1997, September 1). Basic Completion with E-Cycle Simplification. Proceedings of the ccl '97 workshop. Proceedings of the CCL '97 Workshop, Dagstuhl, Germany
    • Scharff, C. (1997, June 1). Basic Completion with E-Cycle Simplification. Proceedings of the unif '97 workshop. Proceedings of the UNIF '97 Workshop, Orleans, France
    • Scharff, C. (1997, February 1). Rewriting for computing, solving and proving. Clarkson university, presentation. Clarkson University, NY
    • Scharff, C. (1997, January 1). European Conference on Parallel Processing. Europar 97 conference. EUROPAR 97
    • Scharff, C. (1997, January 1). International Workshop on First Order Theorem Proving. Ftp 97 conference. FTP 97
    • Scharff, C. (1996, November 1). A fine-grained concurrent completion procedure. The three days of the charles hermite center (french center of high performance, calculation and parallelism. The three days of the Charles Hermite Center, Nancy, France
    • Scharff, C. (1995, September 1). A fine-grained concurrent completion procedure. Workshop, procedding of the ccl '95 workshop. Procedding of the CCL '95 Workshop, Rottach-Egern, Germany

    Department Service

    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Committee Member]
    • Pace University [Komen New York Race for the Cure]
      Desc: Part of the Pace University team to do a 5K
    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Coordinator, IBM Faculty Lecture Series]
    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Coordinator, CSIS Lecture Series Fall 2004]
    • [IFI (Institut Fracophone d'Informatique) Instructor, Data Mining - Graduate Level]
    • [Bachelor Thesis Defense]
      Desc: Bachelor Thesis Defense of 3 students in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    • Pace Univeristy [Jagadeesh's Master Thesis Defense]
    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Pace Java Programming Competition]
      Desc: A judge at the Pace Java Programming Competition held on February 28, 2003

    College Service

    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Committee Member]
    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Committee Member]
    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Committee Member]
    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Committee Member]
    • Pace University, Computer Science Curriculum Committee [Other]
      Desc: Member of the Computer Science Cirriculum Committee
    • Pace University [Other]
      Desc: Member of the Technology Resources Committee
    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Other]
      Desc: Member of the CS Faculty Search Committee
    • Pace University [Other]
      Desc: Member of a Technology Systems and an Information Systems Faculty Search Committee

    University Service

    • Pace University, Computer Science Curriculum Committee [Committee Member]