Dr. Lefkovitz' professional
career has been divided among teaching, research, system development and
management, and consulting. He has also been an ACM professional development
lecturer and has given specialized courses in France and Israel. Also, from 1969 to 1972 he served on the National Academy of
Science Committee on Chemical Information.
He has published two books on
the subject of File Management and papers in the fields of information system
and real time system development methods.
He is currently Professor of
Computer Science at Temple University. His
research and teaching specialization for the past 15 years have been in software
engineering. Under DoD
contracts he has developed software specification and design aids, particularly
related to real time systems and the Ada language. He is currently exploring the impact of
the new client/server and distributed N-Tier architectures on software
specification and design.
His major work of the last three years has been in upgrading the department's computer science and information science curricula through the development of courses in net-centric computing, within the context of software engineering and application systems development methodologies. The Web and Application languages currently taught in his courses are Microsoft ASP.NET, VB.NET, JSP and Java.
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