Patricia Morreale

Professor of Computer Science


Expertise: Computer science/information technology education, internet privacy issues, network design, wireless communication, the design and deployment of multimedia and network systems

Biography: Patricia Morreale is a professor in the School of Computer Science at Kean University. Her research in network design has developed techniques for error detection and secure processing.  She also conducts research in computer science education, focused on teacher development, and human computer interaction.  

Dr. Morreale received Kean University's 2013 Faculty Research Mentor award for her work with undergraduate research students and the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) 2016 Faculty Mentoring Award in Math and Computer Science. She holds a patent in the design of real-time systems and is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Xi and a Senior Member of the ACM and IEEE.  She is co-chair of NCWIT's Academic Alliance and an elected Councilor for the Math and Computer Science Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). Dr. Morreale holds a B.S. from Northwestern University, a M.S. from the University of Missouri, and a Ph.D. from Illinois Institute of Technology, all in Computer Science.

In the Media:

Kean Computer Science Professor Receives National Mentoring Award, New Jersey Business, May 11, 2016
CS4HS at Kean University provides high school teachers with tools for successSuburban News, July  23, 2014

Higher education research endeavorsNew Jersey Business, June 30, 2014

Mobile app could help crowd source solutions following disastersFierce Mobile Government, June 4, 2014

Kean University professor receives National Science Foundation GrantThe Star Ledger, May 29, 2014

Point and Shoot: Kean University students create a photo app to report power outages, The Star Ledger, September 29, 2013

Kean University Techies Develop Cemetery Smartphone AppThe Independent Press, September 6, 2013


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