SICI Computer Forensics Workshop a Big Success

At the request of the Seidenberg Institute for Computing Innovation (SICI), a newly established faculty development organization, Professor Darren Hayes organized a day-long workshop to teach practical skills in the burgeoning field of computer forensics to Pace faculty and students as well as invited faculty from other institutions.  The workshop, which featured presentations by law enforcement experts, Hayes, and a specialist in forensic software tools, was well-attended and exceptionally well-received. Continue reading “SICI Computer Forensics Workshop a Big Success”

After 22 years, Professor Joseph Bergin Retires


“I have had an ideal career at Pace, being paid to do what I love – to think, to write, to share ideas with students and colleagues.”  These are the words of Dr. Joseph Bergin, Professor of Computer Science, who retired at the end of the summer after 22 years at Pace.  Professor Bergin earned the reputation as a “tough but fair” faculty member who challenged students to their limits and then some. Continue reading “After 22 years, Professor Joseph Bergin Retires”

Graduate Programs Updated for Today’s Workplace

Following months of intensive review by computer science faculty, the curricula for several graduate programs – the M.S. in Computer Science, the M.S. in Telecommunications Systems and Networks and the M.S. in Software Development and Engineering – have been updated to meet the needs of today’s students in an increasingly specialized workplace.  The changes to these programs went into effect this fall. Continue reading “Graduate Programs Updated for Today’s Workplace”

Seidenberg Enrolls 14 IBM India Students

Fourteen IBM India employees are pursuing an M.S. in Computer Science under a newly formed partnership between the University and the corporation.  The students, who are scattered all over India, take classes online along with their counterparts in the U.S. and are expected to complete their degrees in five semesters. Continue reading “Seidenberg Enrolls 14 IBM India Students”

Matt Knell to Serve as First Tech Mentor-in-Residence

At the invitation of the Seidenberg School, Matthew Knell (MS/IS ’00), director of social media at AOL, has assumed the role of Tech Mentor-in-Residence for the 2011-2012 academic year.  In this capacity, he will share his considerable expertise as a social media marketer and Web technologist with members of the Pace community. Continue reading “Matt Knell to Serve as First Tech Mentor-in-Residence”

Competitive Bridge Player Featured in NY Times

Marius AgicaThe name of Marius Agica, a senior majoring in both computer science and economics, appeared in The New York Times’ bridge column on September 7.  Marius, a native of Romania, plays bridge competitively for his home country.  Over the summer, he and his partner, Radu Nistor, placed third in both the Teams and Pairs events at the World Youth Congress held in Croatia. Continue reading “Competitive Bridge Player Featured in NY Times”