Patricia Morreale

CAHSI North Region Lead, Professor, Computer Science, Kean University

Patricia Morreale is a Professor and Director of the School of Computer Science and Technology in the Hennings College of Science, Mathematics, and Technology at Kean University.

Her research focuses on multimedia and network systems for secure service delivery, mobile computing, and human-computer interaction.  Her work on network design developed techniques for error detection and secure processing, which have been patented and commercialized.  She has developed mobile applications for emergency and disaster response, as well as for end-user persuasion and behavior change. She also conducts research on broadening participation in computer science, focused on faculty development and undergraduate research engagement.

CAHSI Efforts

Working to increase the number of Hispanic students pursuing graduate degrees (MS/PhD) and professional certifications while uniting industry, academia, and non-profit partners to create pathways for student success.


  • Networking
  • Mobile applications
  • Human computer interaction
  • Multimedia systems