Fred Grossman
Professor
Program Chair, DPS in computing

E-mail: fgrossman@pace.edu

School/College: Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems
Department(s): Computer Science West
Primary Location: 416

Office Hours: (Spring 2014)
Friday
(by Appointment Only)
12:00PM-5:00PM

Office Phone:
+1-914-422-4463

Secondary Location: 1 Martine Ave

Education

PhD, New York University, 1973

Computer Science

MS, New York University, 1968

Mathematics

BS, Polytechnic University, 1962

Mathematics

Scheduled Courses

Fall 2014:
  • DCS 990: Dissertation for DPS in Cmptng
  • DCS 891: Research Seminar IV
  • DCS 821: Sftwr Dvlpmnt & Engineering I
  • DCS 801: Software Design & Implntn I

View All Courses Taught
  • DCS 801: Software Design & Implntn I
  • DCS 821: Sftwr Dvlpmnt & Engineering I
  • DCS 823: Systems Devlmnt & Analysis III
  • DCS 861: Topic: Patterns
  • DCS 891: Research Seminar
  • DCS 891: Research Seminar III
  • DCS 891: Research Seminar IV
  • DCS 891: Research Seminar V
  • DCS 891: Research Seminar VI
  • DCS 990: Dissertation for DPS in Cmptng
  • DCS 991: Dssrttn for DPS in Cmptg II
  • Research Interests

    Programming Languages (Programming Language Design); Programming Languages (Compiler Design); Applied Computing (Automated Processes (programming, database, systems development)); Software Engineering (Software Engineering);

    Awards and Honors

    • Pace University, CSIS, December 31, 2000 - CSIS Excellence in Service Award

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

    • AAUP
    • Association for Computing Machinery
    • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Computer Society
    • New York Academy of Sciences
    • NYSIA
    • Sigma Xi
    • Pace University, Budget and Planning Committee [Committee Member] , September 10 , 2002
    • Pace University, CSIS Faculty Council Student Affairs Committee , October 23 , 2001
    • Pace University, Information Systems, Curriculum Committee [Committee Member] , September 10 , 2000
      Headed SubCommittee on Graduate Curriculum. CSIS Representative on Lubin Graduate Curriculum Committee
    • Pace University, Dean's Leadership Council , June 10 , 2000

    Contract, Grants, and Sponsored Research

    • Grossman, F. & Bergin, J. A. (2006, July 1). Ibm faculty award. IBM , Pace University , $80,000.00 . Funded,Agile Software Development - Agile Software Development
    • Grossman, F. & Bergin, J. A. (2004, July 1). Ibm faculty award. IBM , Pace University , $40,000.00 . Funded,Agile Software Development - To support the Center on Agile Processes
    • Grossman, F. & Gotel, O. (2004, January 1). Ibm thomas j. watson research center. IBM , Pace University , $0.00 . Funded,For establishment of Center for Agile Software Development
    • Tappert, C. & Grossman, F. (2013, September). Continual computer-usage behavioral biometric authentication. DARPA , Federal , $500,000.00 . Not Funded,This proposal is aimed at developing a behavioral biometric system to continually authenticate users of DoD desktop computers and users of mobile devices.
    • Tappert, C. & Villani, M. (2010, September). Keystroke biometric system. DARPA (DARPA-BAA-10-36) - subcontract under Telcordia , Federal , $1,000,000.00 . Not Funded,Extend Pace University's robust keystroke biometric system for long-text input. The system has user-identification and user-authentication Internet applications that are of increasing importance as the population of application participants continues to grow.
    • Tappert, C. & Grossman, F. (2012, July). Continual computer-usage behavioral biometric authentication. DARPA (BAA-12-06) , Federal , $500,000.00 . Not Funded,This proposal is aimed at developing a behavioral biometric system to continually authenticate users of Department of Defense (DoD) desktop computers.
    • Tappert, C. & Grossman, F. (2012, July). Innovative biometric authentication for smartphones. NineSigma , Private , $500,000.00 . Not Funded,Face+Voiceprint+Signature+Keystroke Biometrics
    • Grossman, F. (2006, January 1). Ibm center for advanced studies. IBM , Pace University , $40,000.00 . Not Funded,

    Publications

    • Hayes, D. & Rising, L. (2011, June 1). The impact of project retrospectives on process improvement initiatives: a case study.
    • Grossman, F. & Merritt, S. (2011, April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 1). A research doctorate for computing professionals. Communications of the ACM. Vol 54 (Issue 4) , pages 133-141.
    • Grossman, F. & Merritt, S. (2010, March 1). The dps in computing - the first ten years. Vol 272

    PRESENTATIONS

    • Grossman, F. & Bergin, J. A. (2006, July 1). Agile 2006 Conference. "extreme construction". Agile 2006 Conference, Minneapolis, MN
    • Grossman, F. & Bergin, J. A. (2006, July 1). Agile 2006 Conference. "extreme construction: making agile accessible". Agile 2006 Conference, Minneapolis, MN
    • Grossman, F. & Bergin, J. A. (2006, July 1). Agile 2006 Conference. "teaching and learning agile principles and practices - creating an holistic teaching-learning environment". Agile 2006 Conference, Minneapolis, MN
    • Grossman, F. & Bergin, J. A. (2006, June 1). XP 2006 Conference. "extreme construction". XP 2006 Conference, Oulu, Finland
    • Grossman, F. & Bergin, J. A. (2006, June 1). XP 2006 Conference. "pair story telling". XP 2006 Conference, Oulu, Finland
    • Grossman, F. & Bergin, J. A. (2006, January 1). Agile 2006 Conference. "extreme construction". submitted to Agile 2006 Conference
    • Grossman, F. & Bergin, J. A. (2006, January 1). Agile 2006 Conference. "using tools to enhance the agile (xp) development experience: agile process/project management and testing". submitted to Agile 2006 Conference
    • Grossman, F. & Bergin, J. A. (2006, January 1). OOPSLA 2006 Educator's Symposium. "pair story telling". submitted to OOPSLA 2006 Conference
    • Grossman, F. (2003, September 1). XP Conference. Xp in computer science education workshop.
    • Grossman, F. & Bergin, J. A. (2003, August 10). OOPSLA 2003 Educator's Symposium. "patterns in education ( towards eduplop)" workshop.
    • Grossman, F. & Scovotti, C. (2001, October 1). Frontiers in Direct Marketing Research Conference. "the online retailing decisions: introduction of the sirfs model". Chicago
    • Grossman, F. (2001, September 1). Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2001. "the doctor of professional studies in computing: an innovative professional doctoral program". Cincinnati, OH
    • Grossman, F. (2000, October 1). FIPSE Grant Pre-Proposals.
    • Grossman, F. (2000, September 12). Bachelor of Technology in Information Technolgy Proposal. SUNY Colleges of Technology
    • Grossman, F. (2000, June 10). CSIS DPS Admissions Committee.

    College Service

    • Academic Federal Credit Union [Committee Chair]
    • New York Software Industry Association [Committee Chair]

    University Service

    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Organizer]
      Desc: Lead a continuing seminar (not for credit) for the DPS/IS students to discuss resesarch areas. The goal is to have participating students begin their dissertation research.