Robert Schudy

Robert SchudyAssociate Professor of Computer Science

PhD, MS, University of Rochester
BA, University of California, San Diego

Dr. Schudy has made pioneering breakthroughs in intelligent pilot aiding systems, autonomous systems, metrology, network management, flight operations, and other areas while at BBN Technologies, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, TASC, and Symbolics. He has consulted for numerous private firms and government agencies, and architected and developed many successful information systems. His business experience includes IT director, CEO, and chief scientist. Schudy has taught many subjects in the areas of databases, systems analysis and design, and software engineering.


Burstein, L., Chitkushev, L., Haines, E. M., Kalathur, S., Saito, M., Schudy, R., Willett, S., and Zlateva, T. “Dimensions of Course Design and Delivery and Their Effect on Student Satisfaction/Perception in Online Learning.” Proc. 7th Annual International Conference on Computer Science and Education (Sofia, Bulgaria, 2011).

Zlateva, T., Saito, M., Kalathur, S., Schudy, R., Temkin, A., and Chitkushev, L. “A Unified Approach for Designing, Developing, and Evaluating Online Curricula.” Proc. 6th Annual International Conference on Computer Science and Education in Computer Science (Fulda, Germany, June 2010).

“Communications Management and Quality Assurance in a Small Globally Distributed Enterprise.” In the Proceedings of the 2008 Project Management in Practice Conference. May 23, 2008.

“Carbon Footprints and What We Can Do About Them.” In the electronic Proceedings of the Inaugural Congregational Summit on Energy Conservation. WGBH. Boston, MA, October 18, 2008.


“Ten Things to Know When Designing and Implementing an Online Graduate CIS Program.” 8th Annual International Conference on Computer Science and Education in Computer Science (CSECS 2012), Boston, Mass., July 2012. Co-Presented with Zlateva, T., and Chitkushev, L.

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