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Adjunct Faculty

Alex Stoykov
McCone Building
(831) 647-4185

Alex Stoykov was born and graduated high school in Bulgaria and came to the U.S. as an international student in 1999. He finished his undergraduate and graduate education in the U.S. In 2012, he started teaching Computer Science.

Courses Taught

Courses offered in the past two years.

  • Current term
  • Upcoming term(s)

No prior experience with programming is necessary for taking this course. Only basic math such as addition, subtraction, division, and taking the average is needed. The course will teach students to program a computer using input, output, selection, and repetitions. Python is the easiest programming language to learn. Learn to program using easy to grasp techniques that build upon each other. By the end of the course students will be able to use Python programming language to do many useful tasks such as reading from files, writing to files, searching, and data mining…Python was first used in 1991, and has been around before Java or JavaScript. The language Python is named after Monty Python.

Fall 2016 - MIIS, Spring 2018 - MIIS

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The course will familiarize students with web technologies as they relate to localization. Special attention will be paid to process from the point of view of a translator, project manager and localization engineer.

Spring 2017 - MIIS

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Areas of Interest

I have expertise in Python, Java, C, C++, Visual Basic, HTML5 & CSS3, JavaScript, PHP, SQL, Assembly Language, Matlab, Game Programming, MS Office, Linux Operating System, as well as Engineering Statics, Materials, and Introduction to Engineering. Besides teaching, computers and engineering, a hobby of mine is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, which I have practiced for many years and have a purple belt.

Academic Degrees

  • MS in Engineering, San Jose State University, 2010