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Dr. Maxine S. Cohen

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2/96 - Present Professor, 6/03 - Present
Associate Professor, 6/98 – 6/03
Assistant Professor, 2/96 - 6/98
Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences
Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315

Teaching graduate (masters and doctoral) courses on Human Computer Interaction, Multimedia Systems, and Data Base Systems. Courses taught across various programs: Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Information Systems, and Computing Technology in Education. Supervising dissertation research both as advisor and as committee member. Curricular and other committee responsibilities. Courses taught in various formats including on-line distance learning mode. (During 1995 taught as an adjunct professor.)

4/94 - 2/96 Staff Programmer
User Centered Design Solutions
IBM Corporation, Boca Raton, FL 3343

Responsible for usability design, evaluation and testing of mobile, voice and pen workstation products. Technical team lead for mobile products. Coordinator for university research work. Completed 6 month Future Leaders Workshop.

12/92 - 04/94 Staff Programmer
Human Factors/Marketing
IBM Corporation, Endicott, NY 13760

Responsible for interface design and usability assessment of various client server software products as well as mainframe products. Performed usability testing and human factors reviews of software products. Created graphical user interface design course for industry. Coordinated university research work including student co-op opportunities.

9/93 - 5/94 Adjunct Professor, Department of Computer Science
Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science
SUNY Binghamton, Binghamton, NY 13902

Taught and developed Advanced Human-Computer Interface course based on multimedia, touch, virtual reality with equipment procured through NSF Instructional Laboratory Improvement Grant. Taught Human-Computer Interface course during the fall semester. Supervised six independent study students (undergraduate and graduate). Set up and administered "Laboratory in Multimedia" - involved selection, purchase and installation of hardware and software and coordination of lab activities.

9/82 12/92 Lecturer, Department of Computer Science
Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science
SUNY Binghamton, Binghamton, NY 13902

Taught a variety of courses (primarily undergraduate) including: Data Base Systems (graduate), Human-Computer Interface, Discrete Math, Data Structures, Intro to Programming, Advanced Programming, APL for Engineering Technology, Computer Architecture (graduate), Logic Design and Architecture, and Microcomputers and Applications. Languages taught included Pascal, PL/I, Modula-2, APL, Assembler, and SQL. Responsibilities also included new course development, committee work and student advising. Taught Database Module for IBM Corporation's Programmer Retraining program. (Did not teach during the Spring 1984 semester)

6/85 7/87 Division Director, Computer Science Information Science Division
SUNY Binghamton, Binghamton, NY 13902

Coordinated the CS IS division which consisted of 5 full time faculty, 20 adjunct faculty, 1 secretary and 250 students. In addition, teaching responsibilities. Responsible for budget and fiscal matters, the interviewing and hiring of adjunct faculty. Initiated a peer advising program. Coordinated the transfer of the program to the Watson School of Engineering.

1/84 6/84 Systems Engineer I
Singer Link, Binghamton, NY 13904

Programmed in FORTRAN for Visual Engineering Group. Operating system - UNIX.

8/81 8/82 Academic Programmer/Analyst, Computer Center
SUNY Binghamton, Binghamton NY 13902

Programmer (part time) in Academic Support Group. Responsible for installing software packages, interfacing with faculty, student consulting, and teaching short courses.

9/78 5/81 Assistant Professor
Broome Community College, Binghamton, NY 13902.

Taught Introduction to Data Processing, RPG II and Advanced RPG II Programming. Student advising and curricular work. (9/78 - 12/80 adjunct professor)

8/70 7/76 Programmer Analyst
Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, NY

Coded, debugged, and designed large scale commercial systems accounts receivable, personnel, and inventory control. Languages used PL/I and RPG II. Worked with JCL and in house software on IBM 360/370 and System/32 machines. Supervised other programmers. (From 6/73 7/76 part time).