Mathematics and Computer Science

Faculty and Staff



Salvatore J. Petrilli
Department Chair
Associate Professor

Research Interests: History of mathematics, applied statistical analysis, and mathematics education (elementary, secondary, collegiate, and administrative)

Science Building, Room 414
p – 516.877.4488
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Victoria Desiderio
Administrative Assistant

Science Building, Room 413
p – 516.877.4476
f – 516.877.4499
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Robert Bradley (On Sabbatical)

Research Interests: History of mathematics, probability theory, ergodic theory, random walks, mathematical logic

Science Building, Room 410
p – 516.877.4476
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Tuval Foguel
Associate Dean in the College of Arts and Sciences

Research Interests: Algebra, Group Theory

Science Building, Room 122
p – 516.877.4140
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William L. Quirin

Research Interests: Algebra, Statistics

Science Building, Room 419
p – 516.877.4487
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Robert Siegfried

Research Interests: Computer Ethics, Accessible Computing, Computer Science Education, Quantitative Nondestructive Testing

Science Building, Room 407

p – 516.877.4482
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Associate Professors


David Chays

Research Interests: Databases, software engineering and testing

Science Building, Room 406
p – 516.877.4479
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Lee J. Stemkoski

Research Interests: Video game programming, computer graphics, history of mathematics, and number theory

Science Building, Room 418
p – 516.877.4495
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Assistant Professors


Saleh Aliyari

Science Building, Room 413
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Kees Leune

Research Interests: Privacy, cybersecurity (especially prevention, threat intelligence, incident management, applied cryptography, and strategy), and all things involving Internet-of-Things (IoT)

Science Building, Room 408
p – 516.877.8178
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Branden Stone

Research Interests: Commutative Algebra, Maximal Cohen-Macaulay Modules, Resolutions, Homological Algebra, Hilbert Functions, Macaulay2

Science Building, Room 411
p – 516.237.8584
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Sarah Wright (On Leave)

Research Interests: Functional analysis

Science Building, Room 417
p – 516.877.4490
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Shaohui Wang

Research Interests: Applied Mathematics and Optimization, including Graph Theory, Probabilistic Combinatorics and Topological Indices related to Networks and Chemistry

Science Building, Room 405
p – 516.237.8534
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Adjunct Faculty

Thomas J. Bannon

Christian Correa

James Couture

Michael Di Crescio

Alvin E. Estrada

Anthony Giangrasso

Kenneth Gittelson

Sung Kim

Ida Klikovac

Walter Meyer

Joseph Pichkur

Mahmood Pournazari

Diane Quirin

Roger A. Regan

Kathy Vargas

John Vargas

Emeritus Faculty

Herbert Kranzer

Herbert Kurss

David Lubell

Walter Meyer

William Steinmetz

Michael Yanowitch