Aaron Klappholz (aklappho)

Aaron Klappholz

Associate Professor

Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. School of Engineering and Science

Department of Computer Science

Gateway Center S349
(201) 216-8249


  • PhD (1974) University of Pennsylvania (Computer and Information Science)
  • BS (1966) MIT (Mathematics & Linguistics)


-Computer Science education
- Diversification of the CS undergraduate population

Institutional Service

  • CS Curriculum Committee Member
  • CS Curriculum Committee Member
  • Undergraduate advising Member
  • CS Dept. minor advisor (only advisor) Chair
  • Preparation for ABET Visit Member
  • CSNYC 2015 to 2021 Stevens representative Member

Professional Service

  • Member of Steering Committee: Conference on Software Engineering and Training member of steering committee
  • Review of applications for scholarships to minorities and underrepresented groups reviewer
  • Member of Program Committee: Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training member of program committee
  • CS NYC Fair committee Stevens representative to CS NYC Fair
  • CSEE&T steering committee member
  • CSEE&T Program Committee Member of Program Committee

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

A number of projects that I supervise in CS Senior Design are entrepreneurial projects.

Professional Societies

  • ACM SIGCSE – Association for Computing Machinery, Special Interest Group on CS Education Member

Selected Publications

Conference Proceeding

  1. Klappholz, A.. Teaching High Level Abstraction Using Directed Active Learning — Conference Tutorial p98 David Klappholz, Stevens Institute of Technology. no. The Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges Papers of the 31st Annual CCSC South Central Conference (pp. 98-99).