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: (Spring 2015)
Tuesday, Thursday
2:30PM-5:00PM

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

Spring 2015:
  • CS 488: Computer Netwrk & the Internet

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. & 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

    Publications

    • Kline, R., Hill, J., Birney, L., Sarris, S. & 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., Coutras, C., Murthy, N. & Kline, R. (2011, October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 12). An innovative design of a master in computer science program.
    • Qian, K., Hu, W. & Kline, R. (2011, October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 1). Work in progress – live programming learning objects repository.

    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., Houle, B., Elsner de Faria, C. & Dostal, C. (2014, June 16). FIRST Global Community Conference 2014. Business plan development for first robotics programs. US FIRST, Hyannis, MA, USA
    • Kline, R., Hill, J., Birney, L., Sarris, S. & 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

    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 Commencement, Faculty Reader [Guest Speaker]

    PROFESSIONAL Service

    • Lower Hudson Valley Engineering Expo Planning Committee [Committee Member]
      Desc: Organize robotics demonstration at annual event drawing 1000+ attendees
    • 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.