Daniel Farkas
Professor

E-mail: dfarkas@pace.edu

School/College:
  • Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems

Department(s):
  • Information Technology West

Primary Location:
Goldstein Academic Center 310

Office Hours: (Spring 2014)
Wednesday
10:00AM-3:00PM

Office Phone:
+1 (914) 773-3723

Fax Phone: 914 989-8604

Education

MS, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 2011
Environmental Science and Policy

PhD, New York University, School of Education /Admin, Leadership, Technology, 2004
Educational Technology

MS, New York University, 1977
Computer Science

BA, New York University, 1969
History

Scheduled Courses

Spring 2014:
  • CIS 122: Advanced Spreadsheet Skills
  • IS 632: Business Telecommunications
  • CIT 471: Information Tchnlgy Internship
  • IT 600: Overview:Computer Network/IT

View All Courses Taught
  • BIO 490: Intro to Rsrch in Biolgcl Sci
  • CIS 099: Field Study
  • CIS 099: Travel Course
  • CIS 122: Advanced Spreadsheet Skills
  • CIT 221: Global Networking Technology
  • CIT 351: Intro to Geographic Info Sys
  • CIT 396: The Hudson River Experience
  • CIT 397: Topic: Intro to Geographic IS
  • CIT 471: Information Tchnlgy Internship
  • ENS 780: Mapping Geographic Info Systms
  • ENS 780: Remote Sensing & Geograph
  • ENS 792: Rsrch in Envrnmntl Sci I
  • ENS 798: Special Topics in ENS
  • IS 351: Global Data Communications
  • IS 397: Int'l Prspctvs on Ntwk Scrty
  • IS 397: Tpc:Intro to Geogrphc Info Sys
  • IS 397: Tpc:Mngng Tchnlgy Outsourcing
  • IS 495: Information Systems Internship
  • IS 632: Business Telecommunications
  • IS 660: Trvl Crse to India:Outsourcing
  • IS 660: Visualizing Information System
  • IS 668: Visualizing Information System
  • IT 600: Overrview:Computer Network/IT
  • IT 600: Overview:Computer Network/IT
  • IT 600: Ovrvw -Cmptr Network / IT Tech
  • IT 690: Intrnt'l Prspec Ntwrk Security
  • IT 690: Managing Tech Outsourcing
  • Research Interests

    Operating Systems (Operating Systems); Data Communication (Telecommunications); Computer Uses in Education; Internet Technologies;

    Awards and Honors

    • Pace University, May 1, 2004 - Westchester CSIS Distinguished Faculty Service Award 2004

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

    • Association for Information Systems
    • Consortium for Computing in Small Colleges
    • Eastern Educational Research Assosciation (EERA)

    Contract, Grants, and Sponsored Research

    • Integrating Technology, Field Experience, and Collaboration in an Undergraduate Biology Research Course [Grant]
      Thinkfinity, Verizon Foundation , Pace University , $10,950.00
      Funded,Grant 2012
    • Thinkfinity, Verizon Foundation, Bringing Geospatial Teaching (GIS) to the Curriculum [Grant]
      Pace University , $15,000.00
      Funded, 2010
    • Thinkfinity, Verizon Foundation, in support of Integrating Ecology and Information Technology: Conserving Natural Resources [Grant]
      Pace University , $14,825.00
      Funded, 2009
    • Thinkfinity, Verizon Foundation, for equipment and personnel in support of course titled Understanding Terrorism Through the Use of GIS [Grant]
      Pace University , $14,665.00
      Funded, 2009
    • Kenan Travel Award [Grant]
      Pace University , Pace University , $585.00
      Funded,Europe travel course 2005
    • Kenan Travel Award [Grant]
      Pace University , Pace University , $585.00
      Funded,India travel course 2005

    Publications

    • Other [Published]
      Website for Pocantico River Watershed Conservancy
      Proceedings of The Michael L. Gargano 10th Annual Student/Faculty Research Day , May 1 2012
    • Other [Published]

      Integrating Ecology and Information Technology Conserving Natural Resources , June 29 2010
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Monitoring Sensitive Species in Westchester County with Integrated GIS
      Proceedings of the 64th Annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference , April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 1 2010
    • Newspaper [Published]
      Privacy in a Wired World
      The New York Times , December 6 2009
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Individual Risk Perception and Attitude Towards Computer Security Risk
      Third International Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications (ITA 09) , September 7 2009
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      An Investigation of Decision-making and the Tradeoffs Involving Computer Security Risk
      15th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2009) , August 5 2009
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Individual Risk Perception and Attitude Towards Computer Security Risk
      15th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2009) , August 5 2009
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Internationalizing the Curriculum: Developing Travel Courses for Global Awareness
      Proceedings of the 38th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference , October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 1 2008
    • Journal Article, Academic Journal [Published]
      Implementing Ethical and Legal Issues in an ABET Accredited IS Program
      Information Systems Education Journal , April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 1 2008
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Implementing Ethics, Legal Issues and Globalization in an ABET Accredited IS Program
      Proceedings of the 24th Annual Information Systems Education Conference – ISECON 2007 , November 1 2007
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Web Development in the Graduate IS Curriculum: Mashups – Web Services and Hybrid Applications
      Proceedings of the 24th Annual Information Systems Education Conference – ISECON 2007 , November 1 2007
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Visualizing IT: Graduate Course in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
      Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications – ITA 2007 , September 1 2007
    • Journal Article, Academic Journal [Published]
      Developing Sustainability Awareness using Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
      The International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, , April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 1 2007
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      A Introductory Workshop on Geographic Information Systems for IS Educators
      Proceedings of the Information Systems Education Conference – ISECON 2006 , November 2 2006
    • Newspaper [Published]
      India, China and the U.S
      The New York Times, News of the Week in Review , January (1st Quarter/Winter) 22 2006
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Creating a Framework for Online Hands-on Technology Classes: A Virtual Laboratory for Network Security
      Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications , September 1 2005
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Attitudes Toward Computers, the Introductory Course and Recruiting New Majors: Preliminary Results
      Proceedings of Psychology of Computer Programming Interest Group Workshop , July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 1 2005
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Reversing Declining Enrollments: Introducing Minors to Reach New Student Markets within the University Community
      Proceedings of the 21st Annual Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2004 , November 1 2004
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Developing Online Courses Using Robohelp
      Proceedings of the 2002 World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare and Higher Education , October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 1 2002
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Developing an Interdisciplinary MS Program
      INFORMS 2002 , June 1 2002
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Implementing an Interdisciplinary Masters Program in Internet Technology and E-Commerce
      Proceedings of the 2002 Informing Science and IT Education Joint Conference , June 1 2002
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Online Testing with Servlets
      INFORMS 2002 , June 1 2002
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Use of Applet and Servlet Communication Technique to Administer Online Examinations
      Proceedings of the 2002 Informing Science and IT Education Joint Conference , June 1 2002
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      JavaScript as a First Programming Language for Non-Majors
      The 40th ACM SouthEast Conference , April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 26 2002
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Tools and Strategies for Building Online Education into the Department
      2003 Academic Chairpersons Conference , February 2 2002
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Multimedia in the Classroom
      December 31 1994
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Courseware Engineering: A Software Engineering Framework for IS Course Development
      Proceedings of the 7th Annual Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON '90 , December 31 1990
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Programming, Problem Solving and Software Engineering
      Proceedings of the 1990 Western Decision Sciences Institute Conference , December 31 1990
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      A Software Engineering Approach to Course Development
      Proceedings of the 7th Annual Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON '90 , October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 1 1990
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Introducing Advanced Technologies into the Introduction to Computing Course
      Proceedings of the National Education Computing Conference , June 1 1990
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Computer Literacy and the Business Major
      Proceedings of the Western Decisions Sciences Institute , December 31 1989
    • Book Review [Published]
      O/S 2: A Business Perspective
      IBM Systems Journal , April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 1 1989
    • Journal Article, Public or Trade Journal [Published]
      Choosing Group Projects for Advanced Systems Courses
      ACM SIGCSE Bulletin , December 31 1988
    • Book, Scholarly-New [Published]

      UNIX for Programmers: An Introduction , December 31 1988
    • Technical Report [Published]
      Choosing Group Projects for Advanced Systems Courses
      CSIS Technical Report , October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 1 1987

    PRESENTATIONS

    • ISECON 2007 [Paper]
      Title: Implementing Ethical and Legal Issues in an ABET Accredited IS Program
      ISECON, Pittsburgh, PA
    • ISECON 2008 [Oral Presentation]
      Title: Strategies for Combating Declining Enrollment
      ISECON, Phoenix, AZ
    • Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education - SIGCSE 2008 [Other]
      Title: Introduction to GIS, Map Servers, and Mashups
      ACM, Portland, OR
    • ISECON 2006 [Oral Presentation]
      Title: AACSB/ABET Assessment Standards
      ISECON, Dallas, TX
    • Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2006 [Other]
      Title: AACSB/ABET Accreditation Panel
      Dallas, TX
    • Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2006 [Other]
      Title: GIS Workshop Presentation
      Dallas, TX
    • CCSCNE 2006 - Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges - Northeastern Region [Other]
      Title: Network Security Workshop
      Worcester, MA
    • River Summer - 2006 Environmental Consortium of Hudson Valley Colleges & Universities [Keynote/Plenary Address]
      Title: GIS Presentation
      NY
    • Americas Conference on Information Systems - AMCIS 2005 [Other]
      Title: "Network Security"
    • CCNE 2005 [Other]
      Title: "Network Security"
    • Academic Chairpersons Conference [Other]
      Title: 2004 Conference
      Orlando, FL
    • E-Learn 2002 Conference [Other]
      Title: "Online Content Development Using RoboHelp"
      Montreal, Canada
    • Eastern Educational Research Association [Other]
      Title: Distance Education
      EERA, Hilton Head, SC
    • Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2000 [Other]
      Title: Workshop on JavaScripts
      Philadelphia, PA
    • Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON '98 [Other]
      Title: "Understanding TCP/IP: An Introduction for Educators"
      San Antonio, TX
    • Oxford University - Women and the Book Conference 1993 [Other]
      Title: "Pace University Medieval Women Project"
      Oxford University
    • UNIX Workshop [Other]
      Title: NECC 1993
      NECC, Phoenix, AZ

    University Service

    • [Committee Member]
      Desc: Board Member of Homeowner's Association
    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Attendee, Meeting]
      Desc: Attended Open Houses, Orientations, Graduations, Award Ceremonies, and other events.