“The new Center will allow Montclair State, New Jersey’s second-largest university, to sustain and grow high-quality, high-demand science programs that are directly aligned with the state’s and our students’ needs,” says Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics Lora Billings. “Our programs focus on core and competitive areas of STEM education. To teach students these 21st century skills, you need a 21st-century facility.”
The renovation project has reimagined and repurposed existing classroom and laboratory spaces and added a fourth floor to accommodate the thousands of students who take courses and pursue degrees in computer science and information technology. “There are 19 classrooms and labs in the building, with a dynamic mix of rooms designed specifically to support research, teaching labs and instruction,” says Associate Vice President for Capital Planning and Project Management Michael Zanko.
Classrooms and labs in the Center for Computing and Information Science include specialized research labs and instructional spaces for areas such as cybersecurity, data science, image processing, parallel and distributed computing, human-computer interaction, and computational sensing.
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