Yeshiva College Computer Science Faculty

Judah Diament

Judah Diament   (LinkedInGoogle Scholar)
Department Chair, Clinical Associate Professor of Computer Science
Program Director, Undergraduate Data Science

  • IBM T.J. Watson Research Center: 2000-2014
    - Patents: 14 U.S. patents issued
    - Publications: 6 conference papers & journal articles
    - Impacted multiple IBM software products, including shipping code
  • Goldman Sachs: 2014-2016, Vice President, Finance Engineering
  • Alumnus of Y.U., R.I.E.T.S.

Richard Dutton

Richard Dutton   (LinkedIn)
Adjunct Professor of Machine Learning

  • Google: Dec. 2017 - Present Head of Machine Learning for Corporate Engineering
  • Millennium: 2017 Head of Data Analytics and Cloud Application Development
  • Barclays: 2005-2014 Director; Head of Rates Technology Asia
  • Microsoft: 2000-2001 Speech Recognition

Van kelly

Van E. Kelly   (LinkedIn)
Clinical Professor of Computer Science

  • Bell Labs: 1993-2001
    - Distinguished Member of Technical Staff
  • Motorola: 2006-2010
    - Senior Member Technical Staff

Avraham Leff

Avraham Leff   (LinkedIn, Google Scholardblp)
Professor of Computer Science

  • IBM T.J. Watson Research Center: 1991-2017
    - Patents: 18 U.S. patents issued, more pending
    - Publications: 44 conference papers & journal article
    - Impacted multiple IBM software products, including shipping code

Dr. F. Patricia Medina

F. Patricia Medina   (LinkedIn, Google Scholar)
Assistant Professor of Computer Science

  • Publications: 6 papers, 3 theses, 40 conference talks, seminars, and posters.
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute: 2016-2019.
  • Brown University: Spring 2019. Visiting Postdoctoral Scholar, ICERM, Computer Vision.
  • Oregon State University: 2014-2016. Instructor
  • Bowling Green State University: 2006-2009. Graduate Research & Teaching Assistant
  • Universidad Simón Bolívar: 2004-2006. Instructor (Assistant Professor level)

Avi Rosenfeld

Avi Rosenfeld   (LinkedIn, Google Scholar)
Adjunct Professor of Computer Science

  • Lev Academic Center (Machon Lev) 2007-present
    - Publications: 23 journal articles, 8 book chapters, 39 conference articles, and 9 posters.
    - Patents: 1 U.S. patent issued, 2 pending
    - Head of Data Science Program of Machon Lev
  • One of four member of Israel’s Education Counsel responsible for judging all academic degrees in Data Science
  • Alumnus of M.T.A., Y.U., Azrieli, R.I.E.T.S.

Ben Wymore

Ben Wymore   (Google Scholar)
Assistant Professor of Computer Science

  • Patents: 9 U.S. patents issued
  • Intel
    - Application Services and Research Laboratoryspeech recognition and natural grammars for residential productivity applications
    - Intel Tablet Organization
  • Crestron Electronics
    - Software for touchpanels, audio servers, and other products
    - Team lead for Crestron's iOS and Android applications



A number of courses in the Computer Science major are taught by the faculty of the Department of Mathematics.

The department employs advanced undergraduate students as tutors and teaching assistants. Students who are interested in such activities should contact Professor Diament.