Stephen Lackey, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Computer Science Program

Email: [email protected]
Office: Albany Campus, Armory 200, Froman Hall 104 (lab)


Degree Information

BA, Union College, Modern Languages and Economics

MPA, University at Albany, Decision and Policy Sciences/Simulation

Ph.D., University at Albany, Information Sciences, Business Information Decision Systems / Decision and Policy Sciences/Simulation

Courses Taught

CSI 125 – Introduction to Programming with Python

CSI 221 - Linux for Network Admin

CSI 226 - Object Oriented Design

CSI 227 - Object Oriented Programming

CSI 261 - VB.NET

CSI 263 - Web Site Development

CSI 276 - Data Communications/Networking

CSI 301 - Database Applic II

CSI 315 - C# Programming

CSI 326 - Data Structures

Prior Courses Taught

Fundamentals of Information Technology

Introduction to Microcomputer Application Development

Management Information Systems

Networking and Communications

Operating Systems
Web Development with HTML, CSS, Javascript

Computing Technologies

Languages: Java, C#, Visual Basic (.NET), Python, JavaScript, SQL, XSLT, xBase

Platforms: Windows, Linux, Raspberry Pi, Arduino

Research Interests

  • Enterprise Information Systems
  • Personal Information Management / Workflows
  • Markup Languages
  • Collaboration Systems including CSCW, Wiki, Online Communities
  • Physical Computing with Arduino, Raspberry Pi
  • Makerspaces including 3D Printing
  • e-Learning


American Society of Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T)

Association of Computing Machinery (ACM)


Published Book Chapter:

Eugene Monaco, Stephen Lackey, Edward Skawinski, Rebecca Stanley and Carol Day Young. "Accessibility and Usability Issues." E-Governance and Civic Engagement: Factors and Determinants of E-Democracy. IGI Global, 2012. 128-148.

Conference Papers

ASIS&T PIM Workshop: Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 6, 2009: “Integrating Place and Time with Tasks: Adding Transportation to PIM”

CSCW PIM Workshop: Seattle, WA, USA, February 10, 2012: “Improving Goal Completion: Tagging Locations and Tasks”

Conference Presentations

NTIR Conference: State University at Albany, May 2011: “Integrating Place and Time with Tasks: Supporting the Student Commuter”

NTIR Conference: State University at Albany, May 2009: “Alternative Transportation for Community College Students”

Conference Posters

NTIR Conference: State University at Albany, May 2006: “Task-Driven Schematic Maps to Aid Pedestrian Navigation”

Industry Experience

Stephen worked as a business analyst and application developer for nine years in the Greater New York City region in the areas of financial, project management, and human-resource information systems. Work locations included Columbia University, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and a consulting practice. Internship sites have included New York State agencies (State Police, Division of Taxation and Finance) and the Research Foundation of the State University of New York.