Associate Professor of Computer Science
PhD, National Aluminum Institute, Leningrad
MS, Leningrad Mining Institute
MBA, Boston University
Dr. Shtern has more than twenty-five years of experience in the computer industry as a software engineer, systems programmer, training instructor, and course developer. He has conducted research in object-oriented techniques, software testing, database design, simulation, and computer-aided training. His book on C++ has been translated into Chinese, Russian, and Polish. Shtern teaches courses in C/C++ and Java programming, data structures, object-oriented design, software engineering, design patterns, and other topics.
“Results of Using Rubrics to Improve Grade Objectivity in an Online Course.” Proc. 6th International Conference on Computer Science and Education in Computer Science (Fulda/Munich, Germany, June 2010).