Yefim Kats, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor in Computer Science and Information Technology
Chairperson, Computer Science and Information Technology Department
Coordinator, Graduate Instructional Technology Program

Office Location:  St. Joseph Hall, 2nd flr., West Wing, SJ208
Office Phone:  215.248.7008


MPhil., Ph.D., The City University of New York

B.S., M.S.E.E., St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University

Courses Taught

Bioinformatics, Data Structures, Algorithm Analysis,Computer and Information Access, Database Systems, Decision Support and Intelligent Systems, E-Commerce, Operating Systems, Programming Languages, Programming with C/C++/JAVA, Computer Organization/Architecture, Discrete Structures, Systems Analysis and Design, Software Engineering, Probability and Stochastic Processes, Integrated Business Project, Technology, Society and Values, Seminar in Instructional Technology 


  • Kats, Y. (editor) Learning Management System Technologies and Software Solutions for Online Teaching: Tools and Applications, IGI Pub., ISBN: 978-1615208531, 2010.   


  • Kats, Y. "Computer Technologies in Logic Education," Encyclopedia of Information Technology Curriculum Integration, IGI Global Pub. 2008. ISBN: 978-1599048819   
  •  Kats, Y. "Computer Ethics and Intelligent Technologies," Encyclopedia of Information Ethics and Security, Idea Group Pub. 2007. ISBN: 978–159140987 8   
  • Kats, Y. Geller, J. Huang, K. "Web Ontology as E-Business Information Exchange and Decision Support Tool." Emerging Trends and Challenges in Information Technology Management. Pub. By IGI Global, 2006, p. 968, ISBN: 978- 1599040196.   
  • Kats, Y. "Web Ontologies and Philosophical Aspects of Knowledge Management." Emerging Trends and Challenges in Information Technology Management. Pub. By IGI Global, 2006, p. 968, ISBN: 978- 1599040196.   
  • Kats, Y. "Integrating Information Technology Practice into Logic Courses." Journal of Science Education, Vol. 6, 2005. ISSN: 0124-5481. 
  • Kats, Y. "Enabling Intelligent Agents and the Semantic Web for e-Commerce," Computing, (2, 3), 2003, pp. 153-159, ISSN: 1727-6209. 
  • Kats, Y. "Towards NLP-Based Psychological Evaluation," Proceedings ofAmerican Medical Informatics Association Symposium,Chicago, Nov. 8-10, 2007. p. 105.  
  • Kats, Y. "Biomedical Ontologies as Data Exchange and Decision Support Tools." Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Symposium of the Oklahoma Bioinformatics Society, Oklahoma City, OK, October 28, 2005, p.18.                           
  • Kats, Y. "Socially Responsible Software Engineering," Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education, July 3-5, 2003. National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. pp. 111-119, ISBN: 960-8313-16-3.                             
  • Kats, Y. "Intelligent Software Design: Challenges and Solutions," Proceedings of the Second IEEE International Workshop on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems, September 8-10, 2003, Lviv, Ukraine. pp. 468-471. ISBN: 0-7803-8138-6.