Computer Science

Computer Science

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New Jersey City University’s Computer Science Department prepares students to do more than keep pace with the speed of technological advancement. We prepare our graduates to set the pace of technology, in the workplace or in graduate programs.

Our students master state-of-the-art theories and learn to apply them in real-world situations. After building a solid foundation in the essential areas of computer science, students take on advanced courses in specialized subjects based on their interests and career goals. Computer Science Department graduates go on to build successful careers as programmers, network engineers, software developers, systems analysts and much more. They work in a range of industries, from government to healthcare, from finance to fashion.

Students learn from teaching-focused faculty who have significant industry experience and are sought out as experts and consultants by businesses and government departments. Well-equipped computer labs are open 80 hours a week to support a hands-on learning environment. To optimize available resources, the department engages national and international industry partners.

Your academic and professional success is our priority. That’s why we offer activities that put students in touch with industry giants such as Google, and create fun learning opportunities that benefit students and the community. Students can also take advantage of our cooperative education program, which places students with employment opportunities that augment their studies and allow them to build vital work experience. Don’t let technology pass you by. Your future in computer science begins here. Contact us today for more information.

Why study Computer Science at NJCU?

Our graduates will be able to impact many industries such as business, medicine, education, entertainment and more.

Our graduates work with current and exciting new technologies.

Our graduates gain problem solving skills and analytical abilities that are valuable in their field as well as in many other professions.

Our faculty are accessible, caring, and bring the depth and breadth of their knowledge and experience into the classroom.

Careers and Growing Fields include:

  • Bioinformatics
  • Cloud Computing
  • Computer Networking
  • Computer, IT, and Mathematical Management 
  • Consulting Project Manager - Software
  • Data Visualization 
  • Database/Data Management 
  • ERP Implementation
  • Game Programming
  • IT Operations
  • Software Development
  • Software Quality Assurance
  • Statistics
  • System Security 
  • Technical Support 
  • Technical Writing
  • Telecommunications Systems
  • Telecommunications Management
  • Web Development

ACCREDITATIONS

New Jersey City University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Programs in the Deborah Cannon Partridge Wolfe College of Education, at the undergraduate and graduate level, are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. All education programs are approved by the New Jersey State Department of Education.

FACULTY

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CONTACT

Dr. Jean-Claude Ngatchou
Department Chair and Associate Professor
Email: Jngatchou@njcu.edu
Phone: (201)-200-2271
Office: Karnoutsos Hall, Room 415

Laurie Comes
Secretary
Email: lcomes@njcu.edu
Phone: (201)200-3291

FACULTY

Dr. Morteza Aabdollah
Professor
E-mail: maabdollah@njcu.edu
Phone: (201) 200-3491
Office: Karnoutsos Hall, Room 411

Dr. Thomas Jhy-Cheng Liu
Professor
E-mail: tliu@njcu.edu
Phone: (201) 200-3140
Office: Karnoutsos Hall, Room 420

Dr. Connie Yu
Professor
E-mail: cyu@njcu.edu
Phone: (201) 200-2206
Office: Karnoutsos Hall, Room 406

Dr. Hasan AlJabbouli
Assistant Professor
E-mail: hjabbouli@njcu.edu
Phone: (201) 200-3197
Office: Karnoutsos Hall, Room 404

Dr. Abhishek Verma
Associate Professor
E-mail: averma@njcu.edu
Phone: (201) 200-3291
Office: Karnoutsos Hall, Room 412
Web: https://vermaabhi23.github.io/

Dr. Nan Wang
E-mail: nwang1@njcu.edu
Phone: (201) 200-3291

ADJUNCT FACULTY

Prof. Abdou Mbow
Prof. Adelle Douglas
Prof. Amadu Abdallah
Prof. Anthony Noriega
Prof. Charllette Winston
Prof. Guy Wantong
Prof. Jahnbaz Almas
Prof. Julio Velasco
Prof. Kurt Ackerman
Prof. Michelle Scott-Crook
Prof. Rashan Goodall
Prof. Roberto Romero
Prof. Qamar Raza
Dr. Ferdinand Orock
Dr. Kazi Obaidullah
Dr. Reza Basseda
Dr. Thomas Chu
Dr. Vladimir Sylne

Robert Noyce Scholarships for STEM Teachers

NSF scholarships and stipends will be awarded to NJCU STEM majors who are obtaining teaching certifications in their fields. Funds will be available to undergraduates for their junior and/or senior years, and post-baccalaureate STEM majors may receive one-year stipends to complete their teacher certification requirements. For more information, click HERE.

 

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