Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Smith Hall 973-353-5156
The major and minor in computer science and the major in information systems are offered at the Newark College of Arts and Sciences and University College-Newark by the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.
Undergraduate Program Director:
Elementary Mathematics Coordinator: Robert Puhak
Mark Feighn, Sci.B., Brown; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia
Jane Gilman, B.S., Chicago; Ph.D., Columbia
Li Guo, B.S., Lanzhu (China); M.S., Wuhan (China); Ph.D., Washington
John Loftin, A.B., B.S., Stanford; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard
Zhengyu Mao, B.S., Shanghai Jiaotong; Ph.D., Columbia
Lee Mosher, B.S., Michigan State; Ph.D., Princeton
Ulrich Oertel, B.Sci., Edinburgh; M.A., Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)
Diana Shelstad, B.A., Tasmania (Australia); M.Sci., Monash (Australia); Ph.D., Yale
Jacob Sturm, B.S., Columbia; Ph.D., Princeton
William F. Keigher, B.A., Montclair State College; A.M., Ph.D., Illinois
C. David Keys, B.S., Louisiana State; M.S., Ph.D.,
John Randall, B.A., Sidney Sussex College (Cambridge); M.Sc., Ph.D., Warwick
Ioannis Sakellaridis, Dipl. Eng., National Technical University of Athens; Ph.D., Stanford
Robert Sczech, Diplom, Dr. Nat., Bonn (Germany)
Xiaowei Wang, B.S., Wuhan (China); Ph.D., Brandeis
Yusuf Abdi, B.S., M.S., City College of New York; Ed.D., Rutgers
Fatiha Assadipour, B.S., Algerian Institute of Technology
Leon Malloy, M.B.A., Rutgers
Pallavi Parekh, B.S., Calcutta (India); M.S., Indian Institute of Technology
Robert Puhak, B.S., Pennsylvania State; M.A., Villanova; Ph.D., Lehigh
Veronica Zhang, B.S., Rutgers; M.S., New Jersey Institute of Technology
Computer science (CS) and information systems (IS) majors are offered jointly with the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Students take courses at Rutgers under the 21:198 prefix. They may register at Rutgers for courses at NJIT through cross-registration under the 28:198 and 28:548 prefixes. The school code 28 identifies a course offered at NJIT, while 198 is Computer Science at NJIT, and 548 is Information Systems at NJIT. Students should consult the registrar's website for specific cross registration instructions for these courses.
The computer science and information systems majors share a common core of computer science courses. The CS major is intended for those students who wish to concentrate on the theoretical and practical aspects of computer science. It requires additional courses in mathematics and advanced computer science. The IS major is intended for those students who wish to prepare for a career in business involving computers. Students may not major in both computer science and information systems, and may not minor in computer science and major in information systems.
Prerequisites for all courses given by the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science must be passed with a C or better.