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Alex Pantaleev

Associate Professor

Contact Information

441 Shineman Center
[email protected]
Alex Pantaleev's Website


Special interests

  • computer gaming
  • software engineering
  • computer science education
  • programming languages
  • artificial intelligence


  • Alan Katerinsky, Alex Pantaleev, and H. Raghav Rao. Turning westward: Information policies in post communist Romania and Bulgaria. In Esharenana Adomi, editor, Handbook of Research on Information Communication Technology: Trends, Issues, and Advancements, pages 763– 768. IGI Global, Hershey, PA, USA, 2010.

Awards and honors 

  • Collaborative Research: Developing Course Modules to Teach Service-Oriented Programming through Exemplification and Visualization. This NSF TUES grant in the amount of $199,372 includes collaboration with colleagues at RIT and Howard University. 6/2009–12/2009
  • Scholarly and Creative Activity Committee (SCAC) grant at SUNY Oswego. The award provided support (in the form of teaching release) for the development of Dzver during the autumn semester of 2009.
  • Student Teaching Award, Finalist, Ohio State University
  • Ohio State University Fellowship for exceptional graduate students
  • Five-star (highest possible) recognition for Imperia, the first Bulgarian online computer game, awarded by Bulgaria’s PC Club magazine
  • Graduated summa cum laude from the American University in Bulgaria
  • Seven President’s List awards (out of seven possible) at the American University in Bulgaria for maintaining a cumulative gpa above 3.8 
  • Seven Dean’s List awards (out of eight possible) at the American University in Bulgaria for acquiring a semestrial grade point average above 3.8
  • Multiple awards at various Bulgarian regional and national olympiads in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Literature. The high school level of the Bulgarian olympiad in Computer Science is roughly equivalent to the university level of the ACM programming competition.


  • Ph.D., Computer Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH., 2008
  • MS, Computer Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH., 2007
  • BA, Computer Science, The American University in Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, Summa Cum Laude, 2003