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M. A., Brooklyn College of CUNY (1988)
Ph. D., University of Minnesota (1983)
M. S., Columbia University (1978)
A. B., Columbia University (1976)

Recent Courses

Algorithms And Complexity
Computer Organization And Assembly Language
Computer Programming For Non-Majors
Data Structures
Introduction To Computers And Their Applications
Principles Of Programming Languages
Systems I

Personal Statement

I am a native (and almost lifelong) New Yorker. I was born and raised in Brooklyn and currently live in Oceanside, Long Island.

I come from a family of teachers. I greatly enjoy teaching and (when I can) learning from my students as well. On many occasions, my own scholarly pursuits have grown out of my teaching.

I come to computer science from an engineering background and I believe that this influences a great deal of my attitude toward software design and implementation as well as how I teach it.

Teaching Specializations/Interests

Computer Ethics, Programming, Programming Languages, and Operating Systems

Research Interests

Computer Ethics, Accessible Computing, Computer Science Education, Quantitative Nondestructive Testing

Book Chapters

John P. Wallace, Chibuike Iheagwara, and Robert M. Siegfried (1991). Application of Real Time Inverse Eddy Current Analysis. In D. O. Thompson and D. E. Shimenti (Eds.). Review of Progress In Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, Volume 11A (1991). (pp. 273-280). New york, NY: Plenum Press.

J. P. Wallace, D. C. Kunerth, R. M. Siegfried, and T. L. VanderWert (1982). High Temperature Eddy Current Measurement and Analysis. Processing ISA '82: 1982 International Conference of the Instrument Society of America. (pp. 309-321). Pittsburgh, PA: Instrument Society of America.

J. P. Wallace, D. C. Kunerth, and R. M. Siegfried (1982). Eddy Current Measurements in Steel Processing,. In Fred C. Schwerer (Eds.). Topical Conference on the Applications of Physics in the Steel Industry. (pp. 336-361). New York, NY: American Institute of Physics.

R. M. Siegfried, J. P. Wallace, G. A. Boser, and D. C. Kunerth (1981). Quantitative Models for Eddy Current Analysis of Metal Solidification. In Otto Buck and Stanley M. Wolf (Eds.). Nondestructive Evaluation: Microstructural Characterization and Reliability Strategies. (pp. 233-252). Warrendale, PA: The Metallurgical Society of AIME.

J. P. Wallace, D. C. Kunerth, and R. M. Siegfried (1981). An Eddy Current Study of Casting. In George Free and George Birnbaum (Eds.). Eddy Current Characterization of Materials and Structures (ASTM STP 722). (pp. 173-190). Philadelphia, PA: American Society for Testing and Materials.

Refereed Articles

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Robert M. Siegfried, Daniel M. Greco'13, Nicholas G. Miceli'12 and Jason P. Siegfried (2012), Whatever Happened to Richard Reid's List of First Programming Languages? Information Systems Education Journal, 10, 24-30.

Joseph J. DiLallo'08, Robert M. Siegfried (2009), The Accessibility of College and University Home Pages in the State of New York. Journal of Information Systems Applied Research, 2(4), 3-12.

Robert M Siegfried (2006), Visual programming and the blind: the challenge and the opportunity. ACM SIGCSE Bulletin, 38, 275-278.

Robert M Siegfried, Denis Diakoniarakis'05, Kenneth G. Franqueiro'06 and Amol Jain (2005). ACM SIGPLAN Notices, 40, 37-40.

Robert M. Siegfried, Denis Diakoniarakis'05 and Uchechukwu Obianyo-Agu'04 (2005), Teaching the Blind to Program Visually. Information Systems Education Journal, 3(23), 3-11.

Robert M. Siegfried (2004), Student Attitudes on Software Piracy and Related Issues of Computer Ethics. Ethics and Information Technology, 6, 215-222.

Robert M. Siegfried, Adam M. Wittenstein'02 and Tashi Sharma'04 (2003). Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, 18, 17-25.

Robert M. Siegfried (2002), "A Scripting Language To Help The Blind To Program Visual. ACM SIGPLAN Notices, 37, 53-56.

Conference Presentations/Papers

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Robert M.Siegfried, Jason P. Siegfried'18 and Gina Alexandro (2015). A Longitudinal Analysis of the Reid List of First Programming Languages. In EDSIGCon 2015 (pp. 8). Wilmington, NC.

Robert M. Siegfried and Joseph G. Featherston (2014). Are College Home Pages More Accessible? A Longitudinal Study of the Accessibility of United States College Home Pages. In CONISAR 2014 (pp. 10). Baltimore, MD.

Robert M. Siegfried (2013). Does File Sharing Lead To Legal Sales? Student Attitudes On Music Piracy. In CONISAR 2013 (pp. 9). San Antonio, TX.

Robert M. Siegfried, Daniel M. Greco '13, Nicholas G. Miceli '12 and Jason P. Siegfried'18 (2011). Whatever Happened to Richard Reidís List of First Programming Languages? In ISECON 2011 (pp. 7). Wilmington, NC.

Robert M. Siegfried, Joseph J. DiLallo'08, Patrick J. Breitwieser'10, Merry Christien Enriquez'10, And Robert A Stoll'11 (2010). Are American College Homepages Accessible? Does It Matter? In 2010 International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (pp. 6). Las Vegas.

Joseph J. DiLallo'08 and Robert M. Siegfried (2008). The Accessibility of College and University Home Pages in the State of New York. In CONISAR 2008 (pp. 10). Phoenix, Arizona.

Robert M. Siegfried, David Chays, and Katherine G. Herbert (2008). Will There Ever Be Consensus On CS1? In 2008 International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (pp. 18-23). Las Vegas.

Robert M. Siegfried and Allan S. Ashley (2006). Is it Theft or Sampling? Student Attitudes on the Copying of Commercial Software and Music. In ISECON 2006. Dallas, Texas.

Kenneth G. Franqueiro'06 and Robert M. Siegfried (2006). Poster: Designing a Scripting Language to Help the Blind Program Visually. In ASSETS 2006 (pp. 241-242). Portland, Oregon.

Robert M. Siegfried (2006). Visual Programming and the Blind: The Challenge and the Opportunity. In SIGCSE 2006 (pp. 275-278). Houston, Texas.

John Paul Wallace and Robert M. Siegfried (2005). Pasty Welds and Deformation Analysis on Welded Tube Using Eddy Currents. In Materials Science & Technology 2005 (pp. 101-107). Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Robert M. Siegfried, Denis Diakoniarakis'05 and Kenneth G. Franqueiro'06 (2005). Making Visual Programming Accessible to the Blind. In 2005 International Conference on Computers for People with Special Needs (pp. p.. 47-53.). Las Vegas.

Robert M. Siegfried, Denis Diakoniarakis'05 and Uchechukwu Obianyo-Agu'04 (2004). Teaching The Blind To Program Visually. In ISECON 2004. Newport, Rhode Island.

John Paul Wallace, Robert M. Siegfried and Jerome Dunn (2004). Titanium Eddy Current Measurements. In Cost-Affordable Titanium: Symposium Ded. to Prof. Harvey Flower (pp. 151-157). Charlotte, NC.

Robert M. Siegfried (2001). What's Wrong with Napster? A Study of Student Attitudes on Downloading Music and Pirating Software. In ISECON 2001 (pp. 6). Cincinnati Ohio.

Robert M. Siegfried (1998). "The JASON Programming Language, An Aid in Teaching Compiler Construction". In Fourteenth Annual Eastern Small College Computing Conference (pp. 244-258). Ramapo College.