Christelle Scharff
Associate Professor
Department Chairperson

E-mail: cscharff@pace.edu

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

Office Hours: (Spring 2015)
Tuesday
(by Appointment Only)
12:15PM-5:15PM

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

Spring 2015:
  • IS 600: Grad Independent Study in IS
  • CS 600: Indpndnt Study in Grad CS
  • CS 389: Software Engineering
  • CS 389: Software Engineering

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
  • IS 600: Grad Independent Study in IS
  • 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

    • User Experience Professionals Association , September 2013
    • 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, October 1). Phones and Tablets. BlackBerry , Pace University , $6,500.00 . Funded,
    • 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). Jumpstarting a Global Mobile Computing Lab. Pace University , Pace University , $10,000.00 . Funded,2010 Pace University Thinking Grant
    • 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

    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

    COLLEGE SERVICE

    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Committee Member]
    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Committee Member]