Richard Kline
Associate Professor

E-mail: rkline@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 210

Office Hours: (Fall 2014)
Tuesday, Thursday
11:00AM-12:00PM
Tuesday, Thursday
4:30PM-6:00PM

Office Phone:
+1 (212) 346-1849

Education

PhD, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, US, 2002

Computer Science

MS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1994

Computer Science

BS, University of Akron, 1991

Applied Mathematics & Computer Science

Scheduled Courses

Fall 2014:
  • CS 241: Data Structures/Algorithms
  • CS 371: Operating Sys/Architecture I

View All Courses Taught
  • CIS 101: Downtown New York
  • CIS 101: Introduction to Computing
  • CIS 102: Prblm Slvng Using LEGO Rbtcs
  • CIS 102: Prblm Solving Using LEGO Rbtcs
  • CIS 102: Problem Solving using LEGO's
  • CISM 101: Introduction to Computing
  • CIT 312: Introduction to Programming I
  • CS 121: Computer Programming I
  • CS 122: Computer Programming II
  • CS 241: Data Structures/Algorithms
  • CS 371: Operating Sys/Architecture I
  • CS 397: Usability Testing & Eval
  • CS 488: Computer Netwrk & the Internet
  • CS 490: Ind Study in Computer Science
  • CS 490: Independent Study
  • CS 502: Fundamentals of Programming
  • CS 600: Indpndnt Study in Grad CS
  • CS 693: Thesis I
  • CS 694: Thesis II
  • CS 860: Intro to Hmn Cmptr Interaction
  • CS 861: Hmn Factor & Usability Metrics
  • CS 890: Sftwre Dvlpmnt/HCI/Sftwre Mgt
  • IS 223: Fundamentals of Programming
  • IS 323: Object-Oriented Programming
  • SE 677: Software Reliability & Quality
  • SE 761: Human Factors & Usability
  • TS 600: Grad Ts/Ind Study
  • Research Interests

    K-12 STEM Education; Usability and User Experience Design

    Awards and Honors

    • Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies, September 2013 - Pace Academy Faculty Scholar
    • Jefferson Awards for Public Service, April 2012 - Jefferson Award for Public Service Bronze Medal
    • Pace University, 2006 - Outstanding Contribution Award for Teamwork and Innovation
    • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, May 2000 - Jack Hollingsworth Prize in Education

    MEDIA CONTRIBUTIONS

    • Computerworld [Internet], June 19 2013
      Quoted in article "Making peril permanent: Google's Gmail app redesign". http://www.computerworld.com/article/2497939/internet/making-peril-permanent--google-s-gmail-app-redesign.html

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

    • Interaction Design Association (IxDA) [Member] 2009
    • User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA), New York City Chapter [Member] 2008
    • Association for Computing Machinery [Member] 2002
    • Special Interest Group on Human-Computer Interaction [Member] 2002

    Contract, Grants, and Sponsored Research

    • Kline, R. (2014, July). Stem robotics activities. Best Buy Children's Foundation , Private , $10,000.00 . Currently Under Review,
    • Kline, R. (2014, January). Hudson valley first tech challenge. New York Life Foundation , Private , $25,000.00 . Not Funded,
    • Kline, R. (2013, July). Stem robotics activities. Best Buy Children's Foundation , Private , $10,000.00 . Not Funded,
    • Kline, R. & McPherson, K. (2012, September). Development and applications of autonomous quadrotor uavs. Pace University Undergraduate Research Program , Pace University , $1,250.00 . Funded,
    • Kline, R. (2010, November 1). Ipad application development in computer science. Thinkfinity, Verizon Foundation , Pace University , $5,800.00 . Funded,To develop mobile applications to improve the availability of technology to students and the wider Pace University community
    • Kline, R. (2010, January 1). Increasing high school stem participation through robotics training tournaments. Thinkfinity, Verizon Foundation , Pace University , $10,000.00 . Funded,
    • Kline, R. & Mosley, P. (2006, January 1). Promoting science and technology education using lego robotics. Pace University Presidential Grant , Pace University , $5,000.00 . Funded,"Promoting Science and Technology Education Using LEGO Robotics"

    Publications

    • Kline, R. & Gauthier, J. (2014, March 8). Experiential project-based learning for university students in k-12 stem initiatives. (Issue 2014) http://ewh.ieee.org/conf/stem/index.html
    • Tao, L. & Kline, R. (2011, October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 12). An innovative design of a master in computer science program.
    • Qian, K. & Kline, R. (2011, October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 1). Work in progress – live programming learning objects repository.
    • Lawler, J. & Taylor, A. (2010, April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 1). Community empowerment and service learning practices through computer science curricula of a major metropolitan university. The Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges. Vol 25 (Issue 04)

    PRESENTATIONS

    • Kline, R. (2014, July 29). Pace STEM Camp 2014. Robots from lego to google. Pace University, New York, NY
    • Kline, R. (2014, July 21). Pace STEM Camp 2014. Introduction to cybersecurity. Pace University, New York, NY
    • Kline, R. & Dostal, C. (2014, June 16). FIRST Global Community Conference 2014. Business plan development for first robotics programs. US FIRST, Hyannis, MA, USA
    • Kline, R. & Gauthier, J. (2014, March 8). IEEE Integrated STEM Education Conference 2014. Experiential project-based learning for university students in k-12 stem initiatives. IEEE, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
    • Kline, R. (2013, July 30). Pace STEM Camp 2013. Robots in your present and future. Pace University, New York, NY
    • Kline, R. (2012, July 26). Tech Kids Unlimited. Robots for fun and help. Pace University
    • Kline, R. (2011, July 19). All Kinds of Minds STEM Institute. "robots and all!". Pace University, New York, NY
    • Kline, R. (2010, November 2). NYC DOE Professional Development Day for Mathematics Teachers. Problem solving with lego robotics. New York City Department of Education, New York, NY
    • Kline, R. (2009, December 1). Iona College Computing Seminar. Exploring the world of lego robotics. Iona College, New Rochelle, NY
    • Kline, R. (2007, December 7). Siena College Computer Science Colloquium. Your computer is listening. Siena College, Loudonville, NY
    • 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
    • Kline, R. (2004, December 15). CSIS Faculty Research Day 2004. "project ifchk: host based promiscuous mode detection and handling". Pace University, NY
    • Kline, R. (2004, April 1). CCSCNE 2004 - Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges — Northeastern Region.
    • Kline, R. (2004, January 1). ACM Conference on Multimedia 2004.
    • Kline, R. (2003, April 1). ACM CHI 2003 - Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems.
    • Kline, R. (2003, April 1). Williams College Seminar in Computer Science. Music information retrieval using vocal input. Williams College, Amherst, MA
    • Kline, R. (2003, January 1). CSIS Faculty Research Day 2003. "humming to your computer". Pace University, NY
    • Kline, R. (2003, January 1). NSF Grant Proposal Review.
    • Kline, R. (2003, January 1). Pi Mu Epsilon Honor Society 2003 Induction Ceremony. "humming to your computer". Pace University, NY
    • Kline, R. (2002, April 1). ACM CHI 2002 - Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems.
    • Kline, R. (2002, February 1). Faculty Development Day - Feb 2002. Pace University, NY

    College Service

    • Seidenberg School Website Redesign Committee [Committee Member]
      Desc: Providing requirements, desires, and feedback on prototyped pages being developed.
    • Computer Science Curriculum Committee [Committee Chair]
    • University Open House, Seidenberg Information Table [Faculty Mentor]
    • Tenure and Promotion Review, Computer Science [Committee Chair]

    University Service

    • MyPace Mobile App Committee [Committee Member]
    • Pace University Commencement, Faculty Reader [Attendee, Graduation]
    • Seidenberg Graduation Award Ceremony [Attendee, Award Ceremony]
    • Seidenberg Graduation Award Ceremony [Attendee, Award Ceremony]
    • University Calendar and Scheduling Committee [Committee Member]
    • Pace University Sponsored Research Released Time Evaluation Committee [Committee Member]
    • Pace University Commencement, Faculty Reader [Guest Speaker]
    • Blended Learning Roundable Planning Committee [Committee Member]
    • Pace University Commencement, Faculty Marshal [Attendee, Graduation]
    • Pace University Commencement, Faculty Reader [Guest Speaker]
    • Pace University Commencement, Faculty Reader [Guest Speaker]
    • Pace University Commencement, Faculty Marshal [Attendee, Graduation]
    • Pace University Commencement, Faculty Marshal [Attendee, Graduation]

    PROFESSIONAL Service

    • Lower Hudson Valley Engineering Expo Planning Committee [Committee Member]
      Desc: Organize robotics demonstration at annual event drawing 1000+ attendees
    • FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Program [Program Organizer]
      Desc: Oversee delivery of FTC robotics program to 600+ students in grades 7-12 to promote interest in STEM subjects
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: Have grown from 7 teams in 2010 to 64 in 2014
    • Associate Editor, Advances in Human Computer Interaction Journal [Editor, Associate Editor]
    • FIRST Robotics [Technical Advisor Volunteer]
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: Provide technical advice, research, and document findings review for FIRST Tech Challenge robotics program.
    • FIRST Tech Challenge Super-Regional Championship [Technical Advisor Volunteer]
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: Provide technical advice to event organizers and participating teams on robotics projects and controlling electronics setup.