Daniel Farkas

Chair, Information Systems Department

Pace University

Bedford Road

Pleasantville, NY  10570

(914 773-3723)

Email: dfarkas@pace.edu


Current Position


             Assistant Professor of Information Systems, Pace University, Pleasantville, NY

             Chairperson, Department of Information Systems, Pace University-Westchester




             New York University

             PhD, Educational Technology, in progress


             New York University

             M.S., Computer Science, 1977


             New York University

             B.A., History, 1969



Teaching Experience


Pace University, Pleasantville, NY                                                    1977 - present

Assistant Professor of Information Systems


Biographical Information


Dan Farkas has been involved in computing, technology and education for the past 25 years. He is currently the Chairman of the Information Systems Department at Pace University in Westchester, New York.  His early experience was as a systems programmer on IBM mainframe computers in the financial industry gaining expertise in a spectrum of operating environments from the initial releases of OS/360 through MVS and VM. While staying current with the latest large systems technology, Dan began devoting his energy to smaller systems, becoming involved with the automation of foreign exchange operations and trading. Later, as a consultant, Dan was part of the original team which developed the technology plan for the new Chemical Bank, Delaware.


After completing a MS degree in Computer Science, Dan joined the Information Systems Department at Pace University. For more than 20 years he has been involved with the development and teaching of graduate and undergraduate curriculum.


His current research interests involve information technology for E-commerce including telecommunications infrastructure, operating systems and client/server computing.