Stefan Robila


Stefan Robila is Professor in Computer Science and the director of the Center for Imaging and Optics at Montclair State University. He has extensive organizer experience managing as PI grants from NSF, SPIE, Sun Microsystems, HP, and PSEG and organized a well attended workshop on research and education in Imaging and Optics. Dr. Robila has developed new courses in Computer and Information Security and Operating Systems that included extensive design, use and testing of technology in the classroom. Recent awards include participation in the University of New Orleans' Faculty Initiative for Technology in Teaching (2002) and Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference Scholarship (2005). Stefan completed his Ph.D. in Computer Information Systems at Syracuse University where he also earned a master’s degree in Computer Science. He is the 2002 Syracuse University “Wilbur LePage” scholarship recipient, an award given each year to the EECS doctoral student with the most outstanding potential to succeed in an academic career. Stefan has published over 60 journal, conference and book chapters on topics that include image processing, undergraduate research issues and computer security education.