Sofya Poger, Ph.D. Chair & Assoc. Prof. Computer Science

Dr. Poger’s Post Doctoral Research at Stevens Institute of Technology included Computer Vision, Computer Graphics, and Graph Theory. At Felician College, Dr. Poger has developed a variety of new on-ground, hybrids and online courses. She conducts research in Computer Science, Mathematics, and Educational Technology. She has extensive industry experience in system design, development, implementation, testing, and delivery different software system.

Courses Taught at Felician College

CS 101 Introduction to Computer Applications
CS 102 Computer Applications for Educators
CS 103 Introduction to Advanced Computer S
CS 120 Introduction to Computer Science
CS 270 Introduction to Programming II
CS 290 Theoretical Foundations and Principles of Computer Science
CS 317 Computer Informatics, Privacy, and Security for Health Care Professionals
CS 350 Introduction to Operating Systems
CS 380 Data Structures and Algorithms
CS 420 Software Engineering
CSEC 425 Managing Information Security in Information Systems
CS 460 Senior Project Development Practicum
CSEC 460 Senior Project Development Practicum
CS 720 Advanced topics in Nursing Informatics (NUR/CS 720)

Publications

“Mining Forums for Asynchronous Learning in Distance Education”,
Yu, S, Poger, S, LaCava ,Poster Session, CCSCNE 2011 - Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges Northeastern conference, Western New England College, Springfield, MA, April 15-16
“Social Network as Online Learning Community”
Festa G. and Poger, S, Poster Session, Teaching Professor Conference, Cambridge MA. May 21-23, 2010
“Using Technology in Classrooms”
Yu, S, Poger, S, LaCava, Poster Session, Teaching Professor Conference, Cambridge MA. May 21-23, 2010
“A ∆-Wye-∆ Reduction for Planar Grid Graphs in Subquadratic Time”
Poger, S. and Sussmann, Y., Proceedings of The second Algorithms and Complexity in Durham Workshop, UK, September 2006.
“Student Perspectives on a Real World Project”
Poger, S., Bailie, F. , The Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, 11th Annual CCSCNE Conference pp. 69-75, April 21-22, 2006, Worcester, MA.
“A Web-Based System for Course and Program Assessment: Prototype to Product”
Poger, S., Bailie, F. , Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE) Proceeding of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) Annual Conference, March 2006, Orlando, FL.
“Undergraduate Research – Students’ Rewards and Challenges”
Robila, S., Kumar, A., Trajkovski, G., Popyack, J. Poger., S. (panel) , The Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges 21(2), December, 2005, pp.166-171.
“A Software Development Project: A Student-written Assessment System”
Poger, S., Schiaffino, R., Ricardo C. , The Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges 20(5), May 2005, pp. 229-238.
“Development of a Web-Based System for Course and Program Assessment”
Poger, S., Kamari, A., Chuah, Y., Ricardo, C. , Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education Conference, 2005
“Specular Highlights of Plastic Surfaces and the Fresnel Coefficient.”
Angelopoulou, E. and Poger, S., Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Imaging, Displays, and Detectors (SPIE) 2004.
“The Color of Specular Highlights”
Angelopoulou, E. and Poger, S., Proceedings of SPIE Conference on Human Vision and Electronic Imaging VIII, January 2003, Santa Clara, Ca pp.298-309.
Selecting Components for Building Multispectral Sensors”
Poger S. and Angelopoulou, E., Technical Sketches Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Kauai, Hawaii, December 2001.
“Multispectral Sensors in Computer Vision”
Poger S. and Angelopoulou, E., Stevens Institute of Technology Technical Report, Report CS-2001-3, 2001
Office Location:
Kirby Hall 202
Contact Phone:
(201) 559-6249

Education

Ph.D. Stevens Institute of Technology
M.A. Montclair State University
B.S. Moscow Institute of Technology

Positions Held

Felician College, Associate Professor (2009-Present)
Montclair State University, Director, College of Education and Human Services Technology Group (2006-2009)
Iona College, Assistant Professor (2002-2006)