Computer Systems Faculty


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David Gerstl, J.D., Ph.D.

Contact Information

Assistant Professor

Computer Systems Department, School of Business

Farmingdale State College

2350 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale, New York 11735-1021

Phone: (631) 420-2639




David Gerstl is Assistant Professor of Computer Systems at Farmingdale State College. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the State University of New York at Stony Brook (now Stony Brook University) and a law degree from Columbia University. He also holds FAA certification as a flight instructor and as an aircraft mechanic. His research interests are varied, with an emphasis on Databases, Aviation Technology and Computer Law.

Prior to coming to Farmingdale, David worked as a programmer for IBM, as a management consultant for McKinsey and Company and ran international for the New York City Economic Development Corporation, the City's official economic development arm.