Faculty Profile

Dr. Mark Ardis

Building: Altofer
Room: 403
Phone: 201 216 5143
Email: mark.ardis@stevens.edu
School:  School of Systems & Enterprises
Department:  School of Systems and Enterprises
Program:  Software Engineering

Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science, University of Maryland

Master of Science in Computer Science, University of Maryland

Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, Cornell University

General Information
Distinguished Service Professor Mark Ardis received a BA in Mathematics from Cornell University and MS and PhD degrees in Computer Science from the University of Maryland in College Park, MD.  He spent the first part of his computing career as a government contractor for NASA, the Department of Labor, the Department of Health Education and Welfare, and the Department of Defense.  After completing his PhD he taught software engineering courses at the University of Illinois, Wang Institute of Graduate Studies, and Carnegie Mellon University. As a member of the Educational Program at the Software Engineering Institute he helped start several new Master of Software Engineering programs.

In 1991 Dr. Ardis joined the Department of Software Production Research at Bell Laboratories, where he conducted research in formal methods and software product line engineering for systems with high reliability requirements. He returned to academia in 2000, helping to start a new Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering program at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.  In 2006 Dr. Ardis joined Rochester Institute of Technology, where he was Graduate Program Coordinator for Software Engineering. In 2009 he joined Stevens Institute of Technology as Distinguished Service Professor.  His research interests are in software engineering education, formal methods for specification and design, software product line engineering and software quality assurance.

Honors & Awards

Provost's Award for Excellence in Online Teaching and Educational Program Development, Stevens Institute of Technology, 2012.

Dr. Ardis was the first recipient of the Nancy Martin Award for excellence in teaching at Wang Institute in 1985. He received the first award for excellence in teaching from the CMU MSE program in 1991.

Professional Societies
Dr. Ardis is a member of ACM and the IEEE Computer Society.
Patents & Inventions