Robert P. Batzinger

Current Position:

Emeritus Instructor

Department of Computer Science
Faculty of Science

Contact info:

Payap University
Amphur Muang
Chiang Mai 50000
Mae Kao Campus
Vivorn Building, Room VV201
+66 (053) 851-464 x451

Robert Batzinger Teaching Experience

Courses Taught

  • PYU BA601: Operations Management
  • PYU BA742: E-Commerce: (Managing online business development and operations)
  • PYU CS110: Introduction to programming (Scratch,C,Processing)
  • PYU CS112: Object-oriented programming (Java, Ruby)
  • PYU CS201: Data Structures (C, Processing)
  • PYU CS202: Design and Analysis of Algorithms (Ruby)
  • PYU CS355: Web-based Application Development (PHP)
  • PYU CS356: Mobile application development (Android)
  • PYU CS493: Selected Topics: Ruby and Ruby on Rails
  • IUSB CSA201: Object-oriented programming (Ruby)
  • IUSB CSA340: Introduction to Web Programming (PHP)
  • PYC GE151: Introduction to computers (Pascal)
  • PYC GE151: Introduction to computers (Basic)


Short courses

  • Statistical Computing with R
  • Linux System Administration
  • Introduction to Economics and Political Systems
  • Introduction to Leadership Skills and Ethics

Small Group Bible Studies

  • Exodus
  • Nehemiah
  • Proverbs
  • Ezekiel
  • Daniel
  • Sermon on the Mount
  • Gospel of John
  • Letter to the Romans
  • Letter to the Ephesians
  • Letter to the Philippians
  • Revelation of John

Robert Batzinger Research Activities

Current Research Projects

  • Localization of Retain-Me into Thai
  • Study of University student retention
  • Use of Thai version of Cucumber to design and test software
  • Use of Yed as a Ruby CASE tool
  • Development of Thai slides and handouts in Beamer compiled in XeLaTeX
  • Redevelopment of a lost Thai Metafont
  • Using scripting languages to supplement Thai undergraduate understanding of computer science
  • Development of effective undergraduate general studies

Robert Batzinger Development Environment

Inventory of software tools in active use

GCC logo Java logo Python logo Ruby logo Gretl logo Metafont logo MetaPost logo Octave logo PHP logo Processing logo R logo Scratch logo Sqlite logo XeLaTeX logo AngularJS logo Audacity logo Blender logo Eclipse logo Emacs logo Gimp logo Inkscape logo Jing logo Komposer logo Lily Pond logo OpenCV logo OpenGL logo VLC logo cutePDF logo Foxit logo Git logo OpenProj logo OpenOffice logo SDL logo OneIDE logo Android logo Arduino logo Apple logo MSYS logo Ubuntu logo Virtual Box logo Windows logo 7-zip logo ActiveTCL logo Google Docs logo Google API logo Facebook logo FileZilla logo XAMPP logo Yii Framework Heroku logo Putty logo Skype logo WireShark logo XMing logo

This listing was inspired by participation in the 2006 ACM Queue Magazine feature "What is on your hard drive?" and represents a list of software tools regularly used for teaching, research and development.

Robert Batzinger Hardware Resources

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Robert Batzinger Curriculum vitae


  • Emeritus Instructor,Payap University Computer Science Department, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Director, Payap University Office of IT and Communication Services, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Instructor, Computer Science Dept, Payap University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Lab Supervisor, IUSB Informatics, South Bend, IN
  • Asia-Pacific Regional Computer-Assisted Text Processing Consultant, United Bible Societies, Singapore
  • Project Manager, Thailand Bible Society, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Acting Dean of Science, Payap University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Post doctoral Fellow, UW Madison, WI
  • Associate Research Professor, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD


  • MS Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Indiana University - South Bend, IN
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship in Chemical Carcinogenesis, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
  • PhD Pathobiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • SB Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA