Computer Systems

Mary Villani

Associate Professor Email Whitman Hall

Dr. Mary V. Villani, Associate Professor, Computer Systems Department at State University of New York (SUNY) Farmingdale.  She holds a Doctor of Professional Studies degree from Pace University, the Ivan. G. Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems.  Her dissertation topic was Keystroke Biometric Identification Studies on Long-Text Input.   Publications in this area include peer-reviewed external conference papers and a coauthored book chapter, in Behavioral Biometrics for Human Identification: Intelligent Applications, Edited by Liang Wang and Xin Geng, 2009.  Dr. Villani has been teaching has been teaching for 20 years at Farmingdale State College was awarded the Chancellor’s award for Excellence in Teaching in 2013.   Prior to joining SUNY Farmingdale, Dr.  Villani had a fifteen year computer consulting career in the Risk Management and Insurance industry.  Throughout her career in industry, Dr. Villani had written articles and papers in the area of Risk Management Information Systems and spoke at industry conferences. 

Courses Taught

  • BCS 102 Introduction to Computers
  • BCS 101 Programming Concepts and Problem Solving
  • BCS 130 Website Development I
  • BCS 160 Computers, Society, and Technology
  • BCS 260 Database Systems
  • BCS 262 Data Communications
  • BCS 301 Systems I (Systems Analysis)
  • BCS 302 Systems II (Systems Design)
  • BCS 405 Information Systems Development Project Management
  • BCS 430W Senior Project

Education

  • DPS, Ivan G. Seidenberg, School of CSIS (Information Systems), Pace University, 2006 – Magna cum Laude
  • MBA, Lubin Graduate School of Business, Pace University, 1990
  • BS, School of Management, SUNY Binghamton, 1984

Certificates & Licensures

  • CSM, Certified ScrumMaster , Scrum Alliance, 03/05/2019–05/31/2022 (System Development Methodology)
  • CSPO, Certified Scrum Product Owner, Scrum Alliance, 03/07/2019–05/31/2022 (System Development Methodology)

Publications

  • Mary V. Villani, Keystroke Biometric Identification and Authentication on Long-Text Input in L. Wang, X. Geng and S. Cha (Eds.), Behavioral Biometrics for Human Identification: Intelligent Applications, : Medical Information Science Reference (2010), pp. 342-367.
  • Mary Villani, Keystroke Biometric Test-Taker Authentication System in , White Plains: Proc. CSIS Research Day (2009).
  • Mary Villani, Longitudinal Keystroke Biometric Studies on Long-Text Input in , White Plains: Proc. CSIS Research Day, Pace University (2008).
  • Mary Villani, Internships: Real-Life Academic Experiences in , Farmingdale: Proc. COCID Conference (2008).
  • Mary Villani, Keystroke Biometric Recognition Studies on Long-Text Input over the Internet in , Montreal, Canada: 23rd International Biometric Conf. (2006).
  • Mary Villani, Keystroke Biometric Recognition on Long-Text Input: A Feasibility Study in , Hong Kong: Int. Workshop Sci Comp/Comp Stat (IWSCCS (2006).
  • Mary Villani, Keystroke Biometric Recognition Studies on Long-Text Input under Ideal and Application-Oriented Conditions in , New York: CVPR 2006 Workshop on Biometrics (2006).
  • Mary Villani, Keystroke Biometric Recognition on Long-Text Input: A Feasibility Study, in , White Plains: Proc. CSIS Research Day (2006).
  • Mary Villani, Keystroke Biometric Recognition Studies on Long-Text Input under Ideal and Application-Oriented Conditions in , White Plains: Proc. CSIS Research Day.

Awards & Honors

  • Chancellors Award for Teaching Excellence, 2013.
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