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David Shaffer

Associate Professor

Computer Science Faculty


Program Coordinator for:

  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computer Science

shaffecd@westminster.edu

(724) 946-7292

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curriculum vitae


Campus Location:
   Hoyt Science Resources Center
   159
Mailbox: 214


About Me


I am an Associate Professor of Computer Science.  I teach a broad range of Computer Science courses including Advanced Mobile Application Development, Operating Systems and our computer language design course.  My research intests include self-organizing robotic systems and finite geometry.  I supervise our robotics teams that participate in the annual Trinity Firefighting Robot Competition.

I have a BS in Physics from Stevens Institute of Technology and a PhD in Physics from the University of Pittsburgh.