Anthony Ruocco

Anthony Ruocco, Ph.D., P.E.Professor Computer Science and Computer Science Program Coordinator

Contact Information

(401) 254-3334aruocco@rwu.eduSE 104

Areas of Expertise

Computer Science


B.S. United States Military Academy M.S. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Ph.D. George Mason University

Anthony Ruocco joined the SECCM faculty in Fall of 2002.  Prior to RWU, he was an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the United Sates Military Academy at West Point N.Y. and served over 20 years as a U.S. Army Officer.

His dissertation work was in the area of document clustering in a parallel environment for which he holds a patent.  Currently his research focuses on best practices in undergraduate computer science education and software design and engineering.

Dr. Ruocco is a Senior Member of the ACM, a Senior Member of the IEEE, an ABET/CAC Program Evaluator and is the RWU Crew Coach.

At RWU he teaches COMSC 330 Software Design, COMSC 335 Theory of Computation, COMSC 340 Analysis of Algorithms, and COMSC 490/492 Computer Science Senior Design I & II,