CEOHP collection summaries: John Impagliazzo

John Impagliazzo

Location(s) where grew up: New York, USA

Location(s) for post-secondary education: A.A.S. in Electrical Technology from the State University of New York at Farmingdale in Farmingdale, NY USA (1961); B.S. in Physics and Mathematics (Dual Major) from St. John's University in Jamaica, NY USA (1964); M.S. in Engineering Analysis from State University of New York at Stony Brook in Stony Brook, NY USA (1966); M.S. (1978) and Ph.D. (1983) in Mathematics from Adelphi University in Garden City, NY USA, 1978.

Location(s) where employed: Professor in College of Engineering at Qatar University in Doha, Qatar; Associate Professor, Professor, Department Chair, and Adjunct Professor at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY USA; Visiting Research Professor in the Division of Information Technology, Department of Computer Systems at Uppsala University in Uppsala, Sweden; Adjunct Professor and Professor at Nassau Community College in Garden City, NY USA; Professor of Mathematics and coordinating team in computer science at State University of New York (SUNY) at Farmingdale, Farmingdale, New York; Adjunct Professor at Adelphi University in Garden City, NY USA

Career stage when interviewed: Nearing retirement from Hofstra, poised for a new post-retirement opportunity

Areas of interest: Computing history; computing accreditation; computing education; digital libraries; physics and modeling

Highlights: IEEE Computer Society Award for Outstanding Contribution (2005); ACM SIGCSE Lifetime Service Award (2007); Computing Sciences Accreditation Board (CSAB) Outstanding Contributions Award (2008); long-time Editor-in-Chief for inroads, the SIGCSE Bulletin from the ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE)

Interviewed June 28, 2006 by Alison (Young) Clear