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 success, Suburban News, July 23, 2014
Higher education research endeavors, New Jersey Business, June 30, 2014
Mobile app could help crowd source solutions following disasters, Fierce Mobile Government, June 4, 2014
Kean University professor receives National Science Foundation Grant, The 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 App, The Independent Press, September 6, 2013