Contact Information

Computer Science Department
Colgate University
McGregory Hall, 3rd Floor
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346
(tel) 315.228.7719
(fax) 315.228.7009
department@cs.colgate.edu

Faculty

Elodie Fourquet
Assistant Professor.
BS Bishop's University 2002; PhD University of Waterloo 2013
With the department since 2014.
  • Office: 309 McGregory Hall
  • Phone: 315-228-6033
  • Email: efourquet@-xyznospamcolgate.edu
  • Specialties: Computer graphics, user interfaces, systems
  • Interests: Computer graphics, picture perception, user interaction
  • Homepage: http://cs.colgate.edu/~efourquet/

Courses taught: Intro to Computing I, Intro to Computing II, Computer Graphics

Aaron Gember-Jacobson
Assistant Professor.
  • Office: 310 McGregory Hall
  • Phone: 315-228-6298
  • Email: agemberjacobson@-xyznospamcolgate.edu

Courses taught: Operating Systems

Michael Hay
Assistant Professor (on leave 2015-16).
A.B. (1998), Dartmouth College; M.S. (2007), Ph.D. (2010), University of Massachusetts at Amherst
With the department since 2012.

Courses taught: Intro to Computing I, Artificial Intelligence, Database Management Systems

Philip Mulry
Professor.
BS Fairfield University, 1972; MA SUNY Fredonia, 1976; MA, PhD SUNY Buffalo, 1978, 1980
  • Office: 305 McGregory Hall
  • Phone: 315-228-7588
  • Email: pmulry@-xyznospamcolgate.edu
  • Specialties: Discrete structures, theory of computation, programming language semantics, formal methods, object oriented programming
  • Interests: Computation theory and programming language semantics, category theory
  • Homepage: http://cs.colgate.edu/~phil

Courses taught: Contemporary Issues in Computer Science, Discrete Structures, Theory of Computing, Advanced Theory

Chris Nevison
Professor.
BA Dartmouth College, 1967; BA Lincoln College, Oxford University, 1969; MS, PhD Stanford University, 1970, 1974
  • Office: 304 McGregory Hall
  • Phone: 315-228-7589
  • Email: chris@-xyznospamcs.colgate.edu
  • Specialties: Probability and statistics, mathematical economics, game theory, discrete mathematics, simulation, analysis of algorithms, parallel computing
  • Interests: Mathematical models in the social sciences, computer simulation, parallel computing
  • Homepage: http://cs.colgate.edu/~chris

Courses taught: Computer Graphics and Animation, Computer Organization and Architecture, Principles of Design for Large Systems

Vijay Ramachandran
Associate Professor and Chair.
A.B. (2000) in Mathematics, Princeton University. M.S. (2001), M.Phil (2003), Ph.D. (2005) in Computer Science, Yale University
With the department since 2007.
  • Office: 308 McGregory Hall
  • Phone: 315-228-7780
  • Email: vramachandran@-xyznospamcolgate.edu
  • Specialties: Algorithms, theoretical computer science, economics and computation, computer networking
  • Interests: Algorithmic foundations of the Internet, specifically applied to: routing protocols; design and analysis of network management and configuration methods
  • Homepage: http://www.colgate.edu/vramachandran

Courses taught: Intro to Computing I, Economic Reasoning and Computational Design, Technology and Disruption

Madeline E Smith
Technology & Social Behavior, Northwestern University; MS Information Science, Cornell University; BS Computer Science, Ithaca College
  • Office: 311 McGregory Hall
  • Phone: 315-228-7948
  • Email: mesmith@-xyznospamcolgate.edu
  • Specialties: Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), User-Centered Design
  • Interests: User Experience Research, Computer-Mediated Communication, Social Media, Interpersonal Relationships
  • Homepage: http://www.madsesmith.com/

Courses taught: Intro to Computing I, User-Centered Design

Joel Sommers
Associate Professor (off-campus group Spring 2016).
PhD University of Wisconsin, 2007
With the department since 2007.
  • Office: 306 McGregory Hall
  • Phone: 315-228-7587
  • Email: jsommers@-xyznospamcolgate.edu
  • Specialties: Networking, Operating Systems
  • Interests: Network measurement and management, performance analysis, network and router architecture, web technologies, simulation techniques
  • Homepage: http://cs.colgate.edu/~jsommers

Courses taught: Intro to Computing I, Operating Systems, Computer Networks, Software Engineering for the Cloud

Darren Strash
Visiting Assistant Professor.
B.S. in Computer Science from Cal Poly Pomona, 2006; M.S. and Ph.D. from University of California Irvine, 2008 and 2011, respectively.
With the department since 2016.
  • Office: 313A McGregory Hall
  • Phone: 315-228-7946
  • Email: dstrash@-xyznospamcolgate.edu
  • Specialties: Algorithms and data structures in theory and practice; including, but not limited to: computational geometry, dynamic data structures, graph algorithms, subgraph listing and counting, combinatorial optimization, and anything fitting into the algorithm engineering paradigm.

Courses taught: Intro to Computing I

Staff

Valerie Cucura
Systems Administrator and Lab Instructor.
  • Office: 317 McGregory Hall
  • Phone: 315-228-6546
  • Email: vcucura@-xyznospamcolgate.edu

Courses taught: Intro to Computing I

Charlotte Jablonski
Department Administrative Assistant.
  • Office: 209A McGregory Hall
  • Phone: 315-228-7719
  • Email: cjablonski@-xyznospamcolgate.edu
Matt Lyboult
Lab Instructor.
  • Office: McGregory 318
  • Phone: 315-228-7564
  • Email: mlyboult@-xyznospamcolgate.edu

Courses taught: Intro to Computing I