Dan Farkas

Dan Farkas

Seidenberg School of CSIS
Information Technology
Goldstein Academic Center
| Office Hours: Wed 11:00am-2:00pm


Awards and Honors

  • Pace University, 2004, Westchester CSIS Distinguished Faculty Service Award 2004


MS, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 2011
Environmental Science and Policy

PhD, New York University, School of Education /Admin, Leadership, Technology, 2004
Educational Technology

MS, New York University, 1977
Computer Science

BA, New York University, 1969

Research and Creative Works

Research Interest

Spatial Analysis; Geographic Information Systems; Location Analytics; Data Communication (Telecommunications); Computer Uses in Education; Internet Technologies; Environmental Science and Policy;

Grants, Sponsored Research and Contracts

Integrating Technology, Field Experience, and Collaboration in an Undergraduate Biology Research Course
Farkas, D. & Grigione, M. January 2012. Thinkfinity, Verizon Foundation, Pace University, $10,950.00. Funded. Grant

Thinkfinity, Verizon Foundation, in support of Integrating Ecology and Information Technology: Conserving Natural Resources
Farkas, D. & Grigione, M. July 2009. Pace University, $14,825.00. Funded.

Thinkfinity, Verizon Foundation, for equipment and personnel in support of course titled Understanding Terrorism Through the Use of GIS
Farkas, D. & Ryan, J. March 2009. Pace University, $14,665.00. Funded.

Kenan Travel Award
Farkas, D. September 2005. Pace University, Pace University, $585.00. Funded. Europe travel course

Kenan Travel Award
Farkas, D. January 2005. Pace University, Pace University, $585.00. Funded. India travel course

Courses Taught

Past Courses

BIO 490: Intro to Rsrch in Biolgcl Sci
CIS 099: Field Study
CIS 099: Travel Course
CIS 101: Introduction to Computing
CIS 122: Advanced Spreadsheet Skills
CIT 196: Tpc:Intro to Mapping & Web GIS
CIT 221: Global Networking Technology
CIT 351: Intro to Geographic Info Sys
CIT 396: The Hudson River Experience
CIT 397: Topic: Intro to Geographic IS
CIT 471: Information Tchnlgy Internship
CIT 481: Cpstn in Infrmtn Tchnlgy
CS 488: Computer Netwrk & the Internet
ENS 780: Mapping Geographic Info Systms
ENS 780: Remote Sensing & Geograph
ENS 792: Rsrch in Envrnmntl Sci I
ENS 798: Tpc: Environmental Science
IS 351: Global Data Communications
IS 397: Int'l Prspctvs on Ntwk Scrty
IS 397: Tpc:Intro to Geogrphc Info Sys
IS 397: Tpc:Mngng Tchnlgy Outsourcing
IS 495: Information Systems Internship
IS 632: Business Data Communications
IS 632: Business Telecommunications
IS 660: Trvl Crse to India:Outsourcing
IS 660: Visualizing Information System
IS 668: Fndtn of Ggrphc Infmtn Sstms
IS 668: Visualizing Information System
IS 678: Location Analytics & Web GIS
IT 600: Overrview:Computer Network/IT
IT 600: Overview:Computer Network/IT
IT 600: Ovrvw -Cmptr Network / IT Tech
IT 690: Intrnt'l Prspec Ntwrk Security
IT 690: Managing Tech Outsourcing

Publications and Presentations


Introduction to the HICSS-56 Minitrack on GIS, Industry 4.0, and Sustainability
Shin, N. & Farkas, D. (2023, January (1st Quarter/Winter)).

Introduction to the HICSS-55 Minitrack on GIS, Industry 4.0, and Sustainability
Shin, N. & Farkas, D. (2022, January (1st Quarter/Winter)).

Individual Risk Perception and Choice using Cryptocurrency for Transactions
Chen, L. & Farkas, D. (2019, December).

Individual Attitude, Trust and Risk Perception towards Blockchain Technology, Virtual Currency Exchanges, Cryptocurrency Transactions and Smart Contracts
Chen, L. & Farkas, D. (2018, December).


Cloud GIS and Location Intelligence in the Undergraduate Curriculum
Farkas, D. & Shin, N. (2022, July 9). Esri Education Summit. Esri,

GIS and Sustainability
Shin, N. & Farkas, D. (2019, December 15). International Conference on Information Systems/Sustainability Summit. Association for Information Systems,

Professional Contributions and Service

Professional Memberships

  • Association for Information Systems

Department Service

  • Information Technology Curriculum Committee [Committee Member]

College Service

  • Department Tenure and Promotion Committee Department Tenure and Promotion Committee [Committee Member]

University Service

  • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Attendee, Meeting]
  • WFC Technology Committee [Committee Member]