College Surfing Insider recently featured a list of iPhone App Development Courses and included IST 400 Mobile Application Development taught at the Syracuse University School of Information Studies (iSchool) by Assistant Professor Carlos Caicedo.

The class, which focuses on mobile application interface design as well as programming mobile applications on Android platforms, teaches students how to work with the hardware and software necessary to develop, test and debug mobile apps.

“With the skills you’ll acquire through iPhone app development courses,” blogger Robyn Tellefsen wrote, “you’ll be at the forefront of dynamic technology, poised to apply what you’ve learned to a career in social media, marketing, or any other field that values creativity and technical acumen.”

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In addition to teaching the mobile application class, Professor Caicedo is the director of the Center for Convergence and Emerging Network Technologies (CCENT). He has a Ph.D. in Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh and holds M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and from the Universidad de los Andes, Colombia. He has been a teaching fellow at the University of Pittsburgh as well as an instructor professor at the Universidad de los Andes in Colombia. His research interests are in the areas of new wireless markets and technologies and also in security for future data environments.