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Mchugh, James

Contact Info
Title: Prof Computer Science IT Program Director Emeritus
Email: james.mchugh@njit.edu
Office: 3803 GITC
Hours: Check http://www.cs.njit.edu/mchugh/202
Phone: 973-596-3394
Dept: Computer Science Department
Webpage: http://cs.njit.edu/mchugh/

About Me

Education

  • Ph.D. Applied Mathematics 1970Courant Institute of Mathematical SciencesDissertation: Asymptotic Expansions for Ordinary Differential Equations with Large Parameters.  Thesis advisors: Joseph Keller & Robert O´Malley
  • A.B. Mathematics 1965, Fordham University

Awards & Honors

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • University Teaching Excellence Award 2003
  • Woodrow Wilson Nominee
  • Perfect Score: 800 on Mathematics GRE
  • Courant Institute - Ford Foundation Fellowship
  • Brown University - Fellowship for Ph.D. Applied Mathematics
  • Notre Dame University - Fellowship for Ph.D. Mathematics
  • New York State Regents College Scholarship - 4 years
  • New York State Regents Graduate Fellowship - 3 years




Courses I Teach

INTERNET APPLICATIONS
INTERNET APPLICATIONS-HONORS
INFORMATION DESIGN TECH-HONORS
ADVANCED INTERNET APPLICATIONS
ADVANCED INTERNET APPLICATIONS -

Courses Taught or Developed

Undergraduate

 

  • CS 101: Introductory Programming
  • CS 213: Introduction to Computer Science
  • CS 251: Computer Organization
  • CS 331: Assembly Language
  • CS 332: Principles of Operating Systems
  • CS 335: Data Structures
  • CS 341: Logic and Automata Theory
  • CS 421: Numerical Analysis
  • CS 461: Simulation
  • CS 435: Data Structures and Algorithms
  • CS 490: Software Engineering
  • CS 491: Senior Project - developed and ran for 5 years an extensive capstone project program. Individually mentored large number of students, established departmental project conference - with over 100 students per year. Additionally, extensively advised undergraduate and graduate projects.
  • IT 202: Internet Programming

 

Graduate Courses

 

  • CS 610: Data Structures and Algorithms
  • CS 665: Algorithmic Graph Theory
  • CS 668: Parallel Algorithms
  • CS 700: Master´s Project Course

 


Selected Publications

BOOKS

Open Source: Policy and Technology (with F. Deek), Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Algorithmic Graph Theory, Prentice-Hall, 1989.

Mining The World Wide Web: An Information Search Approach (with G. Chang, M. Healey, and Jason Wang), Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001. Japanese edition published 2003.

Computer-supported Collaboration with Software Applications (with F. Deek), Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003.

Strategic Software Engineering: an Interdisciplinary Approach (with F. Deek and O. Eljabiri), Auerbach Publications, Taylor & Francis Group, 2005.

BOOK CHAPTERS

On Covering the Points of a Graph with Point Disjoint Paths, (with F.Boesch), in Graphs and Combinatorics (F. Harary, editor), Springer-Verlag, New York, 1974, p. 201-212. Data Structures, in Handbook of Modern Electronics and Electrical Engineering, John-Wiley & Sons, New York, 1986, pp. 2062-2079.

Computer Supported Collaboration, in Computer Science and Engineering Handbook, 2nd edition, A. Tucker (Editor-in-Chief), CRC Press, 2003, with F. Deek.

REFEREED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Historical Survey of Ordinary Linear Differential Equations with Large Parameters and Turning Points, Archives for History of Exact Sciences, Vol. 7,1971, 277-324. Novel Solution of a Lateral Connection Problem, Journal of Differential Equations, Vol.13, 1973, pp. 374-383. Synthesis of Biconnected Graphs, (with F.Boesch), IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems, Vol. CAS-21, 1974, pp. 330-334. Proof of Bernstein´s Theorem on Regularly Monotonic Functions, Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, Vol. 47, 1975, pp. 358-360. Hu´s Precedence Tree Scheduling Algorithm: A Simple Proof, Naval Research Logistics Quarterly, Vol. 31, 1984, 409-411. An Edge Extremal Result for Subcohesion, (with F.Boesch), Journal of Combinatorial Theory, Series B, Vol. 38, 1985, pp. 1-7. An Extremal Result for Subconnectivity, (with F. Boesch), Naval Research Logistics Quarterly, Vol.34, 1987, pp. 483-486.