Our Faculty

D. Paul Benjamin

Professor
Director

Seidenberg School of CSIS

Computer Science NY

Location
  • @New York City
    163 William Street
Office Hours
New York City

Wed 1:00pm-6:00pm

Biography


Dr. Benjamin earned his doctorate in computer science from NYU. He worked for six years in industry before entering academia. Currently, he is professor of computer science and founder and director of the Robotics Lab at Pace University in New York City.

Education


PhD , New York University , 1985
Computer Science

MS , New York University , 1982
Computer Science

BFA , Carnegie Mellon University , 1976
Music

MS , Carnegie Mellon University , 1975
Mathematics

BS , Carnegie Mellon University , 1973
Mathematics

Awards and Honors

  • NULL, - U.S. Patent 60/654,415 - System for Intrusion Detection and Vulnerability Assessment in a Computer Network using Simulation and Machine Learning
  • Pace University - CS NY, January 1, 2006 - Spring 2006 Course Release to write grant proposals
  • NULL, February 1, 2004 - U.S. Patent 6,691,132 - Semantic Encoding and Compression of Database Tables
  • New York University, September 1, 1983 - Graduate Research Assistant

Publications


Benjamin, D., Li, T., Shen, P., Yue, H., Zhao, Z. & Lyons, D. Spatial Understanding as a Common Cognitive Basis for Human-Robot Collaboration. Advances in Human Factors in Robots and Unmanned Systems. New York, United States: Springer. http://1 Pace Plaza

Benjamin, D. P., Yue, H. & Lyons, D. Classification and Prediction of Human Behaviors by a Mobile Robot. Academic Journal.

, D. P., Lyons, D. & Yue, H. Progress in Building a Cognitive Vision System.

Benjamin, D. (2015, July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 15). Using a 3D World to Address Perceptual Issues in Human-Robot Coordination.

Benjamin, D. (2015, April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 1). Effects of Using a 3D Model on the Performance of Vision Algorithms.

PRESENTATIONS


Benjamin, D. P. (2018, October 17). Predictive Vision for Human-Robot Collaboration. Fordham University, Bronx, NY

Benjamin, D. P. (2018, July). Fourth International Conference on Human Factors and Unmanned Systems. Using a Virtual World to Implement a Mental Model. Orlando, Florida

Benjamin, D. P. & , . (2017, July). Third International Conference on Human Factors and Unmanned Systems. Spatial Understanding as a Common Cognitive Basis for Human-Robot Collaboration. Los Angeles, CA

Benjamin, D. P. & , . (2016, July). Second International Conference on Human Factors and Unmanned Systems. Classification and Prediction of Human Behaviors By a Mobile Robot. Orlando, FL

Benjamin, D., Lyons, D. & Yue, H. (2016, April). SPIE Conference on Multisensor, Multisource Information Fusion: Architectures, Algorithms and Applications. Progress in Building a Cognitive Vision System for a Mobile Robot. Baltimore, MD

RESEARCH INTEREST


Robotics; Artificial Intelligence (Application of Artificial Intelligence to Networks); Cybersecurity; Data Mining; Application of semigroup theory to theory formulation

Grants, Sponsored Research and Contracts

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Association for Artificial Intelligence
  • Association for Computing Machinery
  • Sigma Xi

COLLEGE SERVICE

  • Faculty Search Committee [Committee Member]
    Desc: Screen and interview candidates for faculty positions.
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Hired two new faculty.

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Learning Sciences Program Development Committee [Committee Member]
    Desc: Contribute to developing the curriculum for a new interdisciplinary program in Learning Sciences.
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Developed a good curriculum, but the program is on hold due to the university's financial state.
  • Seidenberg Dean Search Committee [Committee Member]
    Desc: Screen and interview candidates to become Dean.
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Found a dean.
  • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Attendee, Meeting]
  • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Supervisor of robot demonstrations for visiting High School students]
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