Sandra Kopecky is an alumni of New York Tech, with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (1988) and Master of Science in Computer Science (2011). She is currently in the process of completing her Ph.D. in Computer Science at Pace University. During Kopecky's time between degrees, she has worked in many positions from programmer and programmer analyst to database developer and DBA. She has worked as a contractor/consultant and been involved in many high-level projects such as the Tomahawk Upgrade with McDonnell Douglas and a multilevel security system for the U.S. Air Force through GTE. She has also helped on smaller short-term projects with Monsanto and Univision.
Kopecky's project for her master's degree was part of the collaboration between Motorola and New York Tech, and she developed a useful application for the golden-i device. She is a member of UPE and IEEE. She has been a panel speaker at New York Tech's Cybersecurity conference in 2014, a panel speaker for New York Tech's STEAM conference in 2015, a panel speaker with AAUW in 2015, a panel speaker with WeConnectTheDots in 2016, and a panel speaker with Girls Inc. in 2016.
Kutub Thakur; Sandra Kopecky; Moath Nuseir; Md Liakat Ali; Meikang Qiu, An Analysis of Information Security Event Managers, 2016 IEEE 3rd International Conference on Cyber Security and Cloud Computing (CSCloud), 25-27 June 2016, INSPEC Accession Number:16232902, DOI:10.1109/CSCloud.2016.19, Electronic ISBN: 978-1-5090-0946-6, Print on Demand(PoD) ISBN:978-1-5090-0947-3.
Courses Taught at New York Tech
- CSCI 300 Database Management
- CSCI 380 Intro to Software Engineering
- CSCI 401 Database Implementation
- CSCI 405 Distributed Databases
- CSCI 610 Theoretical Concepts in Computing
- CSCI 651 Algorithm Concepts
- CSCI 755 Artificial Intelligence