Robert Lipton, Ph. D.

Professor - Information Sciences & Technology (IST)
Pennsylvania State University
World Campus & Lehigh Valley Campus
2809 Saucon Valley Road
Center Valley, PA 18034

610-285-5235 (direct line)




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Dr. Lipton is a faculty member in the Department of Information Sciences and Technology at Penn-State Lehigh Valley Campus and World Campus. Before becoming a full-time faculty member at PSU- LV, he was an adjunct instructor in the Penn-State University campus system for over 25 years. He has taught computer science, information sciences, information security, information technology, and Information systems (graduate and undergraduate) courses at the PSU- Schuylkill, PSU-Berks, PSU-Lehigh Valley and PSU-Harrisburg (Capital College) branch campuses.


Dr. Lipton was an Educational Technology Administrator at the Berks County Intermediate Unit (BCIU) in Berks County, Pennsylvania; servicing 70,000 students and 6500 professional staff in the 18 school districts of Berks County. 


He is a certificated educator in the State of Pennsylvania and holds a Pennsylvania Instructional Technology Certificate, As well as several industry certifications including; Cisco’s CCNA and CCAI certifications.


Dr. Lipton earned is PhD. in computer science from Nova Southeastern University, His Masters of Science  from Kutztown University in computer information science with a minor in information systems, and he holds two undergraduate degrees; one in computer science the other is in the social sciences from Penn-State University.


He has also taught graduate and undergraduate students (online and face-to-face) at 10 different colleges and universities and has developed several online courses used by Wilkes University Nova Southeastern University and the University of Maryland.  

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