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Volen National Center for Complex Systems
DegreesUniversity of Chicago, Ph.D.
University of Chicago, M.S.
Brandeis University, B.A.
ExpertiseEducational Technology, Computer Science Education, Brain Computer Interfaces, 3D Game Design, Interval Arithmetic, Scientific Visualization, Computer Supported Learning, Groupware and Collaborative Editing, Constraint Logic Programming
ProfileTimothy Hickey is a Professor of Computer Science whose current work focuses on educational technology, brain computer interfaces and game-based learning. Webpage
|COSI||2a||Introduction to Computers|
|COSI||11a||Programming in Java and C|
|COSI||12b||Advanced Programming Techniques|
|COSI||152aj||Web Application Development|
|COSI||152bj||Web Application Development for Social Networks|
|COSI||153aj||Mobile Application Development|
|COSI||153bj||Mobile Game Design|
|COSI||154aj||The JBS Incubator|
|COSI||164a||Introduction to 3-D Animation|
|COSI||320a||IT Entrepreneurship Practicum I|
|COSI||320b||IT Entrepreneurship Practicum II|
|EL||94a||Experiential Learning Practicum|
Awards and Honors
the Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer ’69 and Joseph Neubauer Prize for Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring. (2012)
Award for Excellence in Teaching (1981)
Award for Excellence in Masters Orals (1978)
NSF Graduate Fellowship (1978 - 1981)
Louis Dembitz Award for Academic Achievment (1976)
Timothy J. Hickey and Jason K. Pontrello. "Building Bridges Between Science Courses Using Honors Organic Chemistry Projects." The Journal of College Science Teaching (2016). (forthcoming)
William T Tarimo, Fatima Abu Deeb, and Timothy J. Hickey. "A Flipped Classroom With and Without Computers." Computer Supported Education, CCIS 583. (2016). (forthcoming)
William T. Tarimo, Fatima Abu Deeb, Timothy J. Hickey. "Early Detection of At-risk Students in CS1 Using Teachback/Spinoza." CCSCNE'16, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY. 4/29/2016. (forthcoming)
Hannah Goldberg, Yile Sun, Timothy J. Hickey, Barbara Shinn-Cunningham, and Robert Sekuler.. "Policing Fish at Boston's Museum of Science: Studying Audiovisual Interaction in the Wild." i-Perceptions 6. 3 (2016): 1-11.
Abu Deeb, Fatima and Hickey, Timothy J. The Spinoza Code Tutor.. Proc. of Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges — Northeastern Region (CCSCNE15). Worcester, MA: ACM, 2015.
Hickey, Timothy J and Abu Deeb, Fatima. Spinoza: the Code Tutor. Proc. of International Conference on Computer and Information Science and Technology, CIST15. Ottawa, CA: International Academy of Science, Engineering, and Technology (ASET), 2015.
Hickey, Timothy J and Tarimo, Willian. Adopting a "Flipped" Interactive Pedagogy Using Teachback. Proc. of Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges — Northeastern Region (CCSCNE15). Worcester, MA: ACM, 2015.
Tarimo, William; Abu Deeb, Fatima; and Hickey, Timothy J. Computers in the CS1 Classroom.. Proc. of 7th International Conference of Computer Supported Education. Lisbon, Portugal: SCITEPRESS, 2015.
Hickey, Timothy J; Tarimo, William. "The Affective Tutor." The Journal of Computing in Small Colleges 29. 6 (2014): 50-56.
Hickey, Timothy J and Salas, Pito. The Entrepreneur’s Bootcamp: A New Model For Teaching Web/Mobile Development and Software Entrepreneurship. Proc. of ", The 44th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, SIGCSE’13. Denver, Colorado, USA: ACM, 2013.
Hickey, Timothy J. "Physics-based 3D Game Design as a First Course in Computing." the Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges 28. 8 (2013): 35-41.
Granville, Kenroy and Hickey, Timothy J. "CollabEd: a Platform for Collaboratizing Existing Editors." International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning, Cancun, Mexico. IEEE, Feb 1-7, 2009.
Langton, John and Gifford, Elizabeth and Hickey, Timothy. "Visualization and Interactive Exploration of High Dimensional Datasets." Applications of Computational Intelligence in Biology: Current Trends and Open Problems. vol. 122 Ed. Smolinski, Tomasz G.; Milanova, Mariofanna G.; Hassanien, Aboul-Ella. Springer, 2008. pp 231-255.
John T. Langton, Astrid A Prinz, David K Wittenberg and Timothy J. Hickey. "Leveraging Layout with dimensional stacking and pixelization to facilitate feature discovery and directed queries." Visual Information Expert Workshop (VIEW2006), Paris, France. 2006.
John T. Langton, Astrid A. Prinz, and Timothy J. Hickey. "NeuroVis: combining dimensional stacking and pixelization to visually expore, analyze, and mine multidimensional multivariate data." SPIE/VDA 2007, 2007.
Hickey, Timothy J and Taylor, Adam and Prinz, Astrid and Marder, Eve. "Structure and visualization of high dimensional conductance spaces." Journal of Neurophysiology 96. (2006): 891-905.
Langton, J.T. and Prinz, A and Hickey, Timothy J. "Combining Pixelization and Dimensional Stacking." 2nd International Symposium on Visual Computing (ISVC 2006), Springer, 2006.
Kenroy Granville and TImothy J Hickey. "The Design, Implementation, and Application of the GrewpEdit Tool." The Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference, 2005, Albuquerque, NM. 10/2005.
Svetlena Taneva, Richard Alterman, Timothy Hickey. "Collaborative Learning: Collaborative Depth." The XXVII Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci2005), Stresa, Italy. 7/21/2005.
Hickey, Timothy J. "A Scheme-Based Web Programming Approach to Computer Literacy." Journal of Functional Programming (2004).
Hickey, Timothy J. "Groupware." The Encyclopedia of Human Computer Interaction., 2004
Hickey, Timothy J. Enhancing CS Programming Lab Courses Using Collaborative Editors. CCSCE04, 2004.
Hickey, Timothy J. Integrating Tools and Resources: A Case Study in Building Educational Groupware for Collaborative Programming. CCSCNE04, 2004.
Hickey, Timothy J. Rigorous Modeling of Hybrid Systems using Interval Arithmetic Constraints. HSCC04, 2004.
Hickey, Timothy J. Using Analytic CLP to Model and Analyze Hybrid Systems. FLAIRS 2004, 2004.
Hickey,Timothy J. Scheme-based Web Programming as a Basis for a CS0 Curriculum. SIGCSE04, ACM Press, 2004.
Timothy J Hickey, Qun Ju, Maarten van Emden. "Interval Arithmetic: from Principles to Implementation." Journal of the ACM 48. 5 (2001): 1038-1068.
Timothy J Hickey. "Metalevel Interval Arithmetic and Verifiable Constraint Solving." Journal of Functional and Logic Programming 2001. 7 (2001).