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January 3, 2009

Arthur Hoskey Joins Farmingdale State

Computer Systems Department Welcomes New Assistant Professor

Dr. Arthur Hoskey
Dr. Arthur Hoskey
Dr. Arthur Hoskey has received an appointment as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Systems. Dr. Hoskey's research interests are in the areas of software development, computational linguistics, and artificial intelligence (AI). During the fall, he taught JAVA Programming as well as Programming Concepts and Problem Solving.

Hoskey brings extensive corporate experience to the Farmingdale State community. From 2002-2003, he held the position of Senior Software Engineer at Exceed Communications International. While at Exceed, he designed and developed solutions for the web development software InstantLogic. Prior to that, he was a software engineer at Optimum Solutions Corporation (OSC) and a programmer and analyst at Prudential Securities, as well as Intelecom Systems.

In addition to his professional experience, Hoskey has taught courses in computer programming and software design at Hunter College and Lehman College. While completing his doctorate, Hoskey served as a research assistant in the City University of New York's Computational Language Acquisition Group (CoLAG). He was charged with designing and implementing simulation programs used to model first language acquisition in children, as well as developing support tools for the simulation platform. His research on syntax acquisition was recently published in the Proceedings of the European Cognitive Science Conference 2007.

Hoskey received his PhD in Computer Science from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York in 2008. He holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Hofstra University, and has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Purchase College, a campus of the State University of New York.