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  Newark Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022 School of Arts and Sciences-Newark Academic Programs and Courses Computer Science 198  

Computer Science 198

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Smith Hall 



The major and minor in computer science are offered at the Newark College of Arts and Sciences and University College-Newark by the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.

Chair: John Loftin

Undergraduate Program Director: Joseph Elliot


Mark Feighn, Sci.B., Brown; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia

Jane Gilman, B.S., Chicago; Ph.D., Columbia

C. David Keys, B.S., Louisiana State; M.S., Ph.D., Chicago, emeritus

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 (China); Ph.D., Columbia

Lee Mosher, B.S., Michigan State; Ph.D., Princeton

Ulrich Oertel, B.Sci., Edinburgh (Scotland); M.A., Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)

Patrick Shafto, Henry Rutgers Term Chair in Data Science

Diana Shelstad, B.A., Tasmania (Australia); M.Sci., Monash (Australia); Ph.D., Yale

Jacob Sturm, B.S., Columbia; Ph.D., Princeton

Associate Professors:

William F. Keigher, B.A., Montclair State College; A.M., Ph.D., Illinois

John Randall, B.A., Sidney Sussex College (Cambridge); M.Sc., Ph.D., Warwick

Robert Sczech, Ph.D., Bonn (Germany)

Xiaowei Wang, B.S., Wuhan (China); Ph.D., Brandeis

Assistant Professors:

Teng Fei, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Bin Guo, B.S., Ph.D., Rutgers

Anastasiia Tsvietkov, Ph.D., Tennessee

Chen Wan, Ph.D., Minnesota

Teaching Professor:

Robert Puhak, B.S., Pennsylvania State; M.A., Villanova; Ph.D., Lehigh

Associate Teaching Professors:

Vincent Graziano, B.S., Yale; Ph.D., Stony Brook

Galathara Kahanda, B.S., Sri Lanka; M.S., Brooklyn College (CUNY); M.Phil., Ph.D., CUNY

Assistant Teaching Professors:

Joseph Elliot, M.S., Arkansas Tech; Ph.D., Arkansas

Leonardo Marazzi, B.S., Costa Rica; Ph.D., Purdue

Pallavi Parekh, B.S., Calcutta (India); M.S., Indian Institute of Technology

Michael Renne, B.S., Boise State; M.S., Western Washington; Ph.D., Oregon State

Veronica Zhang, B.S., Rutgers; M.S., New Jersey Institute of Technology

Associate Professor of Professional Practice:

Lucille Booker


Yusuf Abdi, B.S., M.S., City College of New York; Ed.D., Rutgers

Shakeelah Asghar, B.A., Rutgers; M.S., Montclair State

Fatiha Assadipour, B.S., Algerian Institute of Technology

Mousumi Chakrabarty, M.A., M.S., Lewis University of Chicago; Ph.D., North Central 

Abini Cross, B.E., M.E., Anna University (India)

Leon Malloy, M.B.A., Rutgers

Research Associates:

Chi-Ken Lu

Bruno Richard, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Concordia (Quebec)

Computer science (CS) major is 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 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. Note: Students may not major in both computer science and information systems (no longer offered), and may not minor in computer science and major in information systems (no longer offered).

Prerequisites for all courses given by the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science must be passed with a C or better.

For additional information, contact RU-info at 848-445-info (4636) or
Comments and corrections to: Campus Information Services.

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