Christelle Scharff
Professor

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 2016)
Monday
(by Appointment Only)
3:30PM-6:00PM
Wednesday
3:30PM-6:00PM

Office Phone:
+1 (212) 346-1016

Education

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

Computer Science

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

Computer Science

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

Computer Science

Scheduled Courses

Fall 2016:
  • CS 643: Mobile Innovations for Global
  • CS 611: Prin of Programming Lang
  • 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 113: Mathematical Structures for CS
  • 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 490: Ind Study in Computer Science
  • CS 600: Indpndnt Study in Grad CS
  • CS 606: Fndmntl Cmptr Sci II with Java
  • CS 611: Prin of Programming Lang
  • 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 (M4D)

    Awards and Honors

    • American Institute for Public Service, October 1, 2015 - Jefferson Award for Public Service, Pace University Bronze Medal Award
    • US State Department, October 1, 2012 - Fulbright Scholar
    • 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

    Publications

    Scharff, C., Ndiaye, K., Niang Diene, A., Jordan, M. & Drame, F. (2015, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Human Mobility during Religious Festivals and its Implications on Public Health in Senegal: A Mobile Dataset Analysis.

    Scharff, C., Wamala, C. & Hellstroem, J. (2015, October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 1). Mobile Participation: Access, Interaction and Practices. Wamala, C. and Scharff, C. and Hellstroem, J. (Eds.), Cambridge Scholars Publishing. , pages 180. http://www.cambridgescholars.com/mobile-participation

    Scharff, C., Wamala, C. & Hellstroem, J. (2015, October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 1). Mobile Participation: An Introduction. Wamala, C. and Scharff, C. and Hellstroem, J. (Eds.), Mobile Participation: Access, Interaction and Practices. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. http://www.cambridgescholars.com/mobile-participation

    Scharff, C., Preira, J. & Cheung, C. (2015, July (3rd Quarter/Summer)). Evaluation of the Impact of a Six-year Capacity Building Initiative on Mobile App Development in Senegal. Vol 107 , pages 463-469. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877705815010577

    Scharff, C., Preira, J. & Cheung, C. (2015, July (3rd Quarter/Summer)). Evaluation of the Impact of a Six-year Capacity Building Initiative on Mobile App Development in Senegal. International Journal of Procedia Engineering. Vol 107 , pages 463-469. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877705815010577

    Scharff, C., Ndiaye, K., Niang Diene, A., Jordan, M. & Drame, F. (2015, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). Human Mobility during Religious Festivals in Senegal.

    Scharff, C. & Evans, J. (2015, February 23). Design, Development and Implementation of Gender Sensitive Mobile Apps and Learning Projects: Two mini workshops. http://www.unesco.org/new/en/unesco/themes/icts/m4ed/mobile-learning-week/workshops/design-development-and-implementation-of-gender-sensitive-mobile-apps-and-learning-projects-two-mini-workshops/

    Scharff, C. & Agbessi, C. (2014, February 17). Enhancing Primary Education with Mobile Phone Applications for Teachers and Pupils: Results in Senegal. http://www.unesco.org/new/en/unesco/themes/icts/m4ed/unesco-mobile-learning-week-2014/

    Scharff, C., Agbessi, C., Ahouansou, L., Cheung, C. & Ndiaye, A. (2014, April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 8). MJangale: A mLearning Model for Primary Schools in Senegal. http://kau.diva-portal.org/smash/record.jsf?pid=diva2:709233

    Scharff, C., Cheung, C. & Preira, J. (2014, April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 9). MobileSenegal: Experience in Building a Mobile Community. , pages 310. http://m4d2014.net

    Niang,, I., Scharff, C. & Wamala, C. (2014, March 31). Proceedings of4th International Conference on M4D Mobile Communication for Development: M4D 2014, General Tracks. , Sweden: Karlstad University Studies. , pages 318. http://kau.diva-portal.org/smash/record.jsf?pid=diva2:709233

    Scharff, C. (2014, March 29). MJangale: Enhancing Primary Education with Mobile Apps. http://m4d2014.net

    Scharff, C. (2014, March 12). Beyond the Walls: How Mobile Computing is Enabling Personalized Learning. http://asmarterplanet.com/blog/2014/03/mobile-learning.html

    Kenny, M. & Scharff, C. (2013, October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 17). Mobile Applications for a Sustainable Future: How Are Mobile Developers Contributing to Solving the Problem?. http://iima.org

    Scharff, C. (2013, October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 16). Enhancing Primary Education with Mobile Apps for Teachers and Pupils: Findings and Results from Senegal. http://www.meducationalliance.org/page/2013-meducation-alliance-international-symposium

    Scharff, C. (2013, October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 3). Building Capacity in Mobile Technology in Senegal. http://fulbrightevents.org

    IENG, V., BORMY, C. & Scharff, C. (2012, December 6). SMS SOLUTIONS TO IMPROVE STUDENTS'LIFE: CASE STUDY AT THE ROYAL UNIVERSITY OF PHNOM PENH. , pages 06. http://www.rupp.edu.kh/acis2012/

    Scharff, C., Heng, S. & Kulkarni, V. (2012, December 6). Stress Level on Global Software Projects using Waterfall and Scrum: A Preliminary Comparison. http://www.academia.edu/2034266/Stress_Level_on_Global_Software_Projects_using_Waterfall_and_Scrum_A_Preliminary_Comparison

    Scharff, C. (2012, September 7). MobileSenegal: 5 years of capacity building with impact. http://www.gem2.org/sites/default/files/

    Gotel, O., Scharff, C. & Kulkarni, V. (2012, June 09). Mixing continents, competences and roles: Five years of lessons for software engineering education.. Academic Journal. Vol 6 (Issue 3) , pages 199-213. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6226946&searchWithin%3Dp_First_Names%3Achristelle%26searchWithin%3Dp_Last_Names%3Ascharff%26sortType%3Ddesc_p_Publication_Year%26matchBoolean%3Dtrue%26queryText%3D%28p_Authors%3Ascharff%2C+christelle%29

    Scharff, C., Heng, S. & Kulkarni, V. (2012, June 09). On the Difficulties for Students to Adhere to Scrum on Global Software Development Projects: Preliminary Results. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6226946&searchWithin%3Dp_First_Names%3Achristelle%26searchWithin%3Dp_Last_Names%3Ascharff%26sortType%3Ddesc_p_Publication_Year%26matchBoolean%3Dtrue%26queryText%3D%28p_Authors%3Ascharff%2C+christelle%29

    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]