Directory

Faculty

Eric Anson

Lecturer

Office: GS 823

Interests: Theoretical computer science, computational biology, algorithms, history of computing, machine learning.

Kobus Barnard

Professor

Office: GS 708

Interests: Computer vision, machine learning, scientific applications, multimedia data.

(Ph.D., Simon Fraser University, 1999)

Christian Collberg

Professor

Office: GS 758

Interests: Programming languages, compilers, intellectual property protection of software, domain-specific search engines.

(Ph.D., University of Lund, 1992)

Tyler Conklin

Lecturer

Office: GS 842

Interests: Computer science education, computer hardware, mobile applications and history of computing.

Saumya Debray

Professor

Office: GS 735

Interests: Compilers, program analysis and optimization, programming language implementation.

(Ph.D., The State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1986)

Benjamin Dicken

Lecturer

Office: GS 850

Interests: Software engineering, web development, program analysis, computer science education.

Alon Efrat

Associate Professor

Office: GS 742

Interests: Geometric pattern machining, realistic input models, geographics information science and spatial databases, algorithms for mobile robots.

(Ph.D., Tel-Aviv University, 1998)

Chris Gniady

Associate Professor

Office: GS 730

Interests: Operating systems, multiprocessor architecture and instruction-level parallelism, design of high-performance systems.

(Ph.D., Purdue University, 2005)

John H. Hartman

Associate Professor

Office: GS 747

Interests: Scalable storage systems, network file systems, and distributed operating systems.

(Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 1994)

Kate Isaacs

Assistant Professor

Office: GS 712

Interests: Information visualization, high performance computing.

(Ph.D., University of California at Davis, 2015)

Kwang-Sung Jun

Assistant Professor

Office: GS 746

Interests: Machine Learning

(Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015)

John Kececioglu

Professor

Office: GS 727

Interests: Computational biology, algorithm design and implementation, combinatorial optimization.

(Ph.D., The University of Arizona, 1991)

Stephen Kobourov

Professor

Office: GS 715

Interests: Graph drawing and information visualization, algorithm design and data organization, geometric algorithms.

(Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2000)

Josh Levine

Assistant Professor

Office: GS 754

Interests: Visualization, geometric modeling, topological analysis, mesh generation, and computer graphics.

(Ph.D., Ohio State University, 2009)

Russell Lewis

Lecturer

Office: GS 829

Interests: Operating systems, computer architecture. virtualization, and emulation.

David Lowenthal

Professor and Associate Department Head

Office: GS 705

Interests: Parallel and distributed computing, operating systems, and run-time systems.

(Ph.D., The University of Arizona, 1996)

Lester I. McCann

Principal Lecturer

Office: GS 819

Interests: Computer Science education, database management systems.

(Ph.D., North Dakota State University, 1994)

Rick Mercer

Senior Lecturer

Office: GS 809

Interests: Computer science education, object-oriented programming and design, agile software development, patterns.

Jon Misurda

Senior Lecturer

Office: GS 858

Interests: Systems, Software Testing, Computer Science Education

(Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2011)

Jason Pacheco

Assistant Professor

Office: GS 724

Interests: Statistical machine learning, probabilistic graphical models, approximate inference algorithms, and information-theoretic decision making

(ph.D., Brown University, 2016)

Todd Proebsting

Professor and Department Head

Office: GS 805

Interests: Programming languages, compilers, cloud computing, information aggregation.

(Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1992)

Carlos Scheidegger

Assistant Professor

Office: GS 734

Interests: Data visualization, data analysis, computer graphics.

(Ph.D., University of Utah, 2009)

Ravi Sethi

Professor

Office: GS 739

Interests: Software technologies, communications systems, compilers, programming languages, algorithms.

Richard T. Snodgrass

Professor

Office: GS 711

Interests: Science of computing, temporal databases, data semantics, query languages, database management systems.

(Ph.D., Carnegie-Mellon University, 1982)

Michelle Strout

Professor

Office: GS 707

Interests: High performance computing, compilers including use of the polyhedral model, parallel programming models, scientific computing, and software engineering.

(Ph.D., University of California at San Diego, 2003)

Mihai Surdeanu

Associate Professor (Sabbatical AY19-20)

Office: GS 745

Interests: Natural language processing, applied machine learning, artificial intelligence.

(Ph.D., Southern Methodist University, 2001)

Beichuan Zhang

Associate Professor

Office: GS 723

Interests: Computer networks, Internet routing architecture and protocols, Internet topology, multicast.

(Ph.D. University of California at Los Angeles, 2003)

Chicheng Zhang

Assistant Professor

Office: 720

Interests: Machine learning, learning theory

(Ph.D., University of California at San Diego, 2017)

Graduate Students

Reyan Ahmed

PhD Student

Office: GS 721

Interests: Visualization, data science, natural language processing

Sayef Azad Sakin

PhD Student

Office: GS 756

Interests: Data visualization, high performance computing

George C.G. Barbosa

PhD Student

Office: GS 710

Interests: Natural language processing, machine learning, artificial intelligence

Chinmai Basavaraj

PhD Student

Office: GS 725

Interests: Computer vision, machine learning

Ian Bertolacci

PhD Student

Office: GS 749

Interests: High-performance computing, programming languages, compilers

Zhuzhi Cai

PhD Student

Office: GS 718

Interests: Computer networks

Illyoung Choi

PhD Student

Office: 725

Interests: Distributed computing, cloud storage systems, bioinformatics

Sabin Devkota

PhD Student

Office: 756

Interests: Information visualization, graph visualization

Zoe Dormuth

PhD Students

Office: GS 749

Interests: High performance computing, computer security, quantum computing, computational biology

Rebecca Faust

PhD Student

Office: GS 756

Interests: Data visualization, exploratory data analysis

Chavoosh Ghasemi

PhD Student

Office: GS 718

Interests: Named data networking and content-centric networks, network architecture and protocol design, content delivery networks (CDN), QoS of video streaming services, routing and forwarding in large-area networks, computer networks security

Ryn Gray

PhD Student

Office: GS 725

Interest: Graph Visualizations

Wei He

PhD Student

Office: GS 725

Interests: Database management systems, compilers

Prithula Hridi

PhD Student

Office: GS 725

Interests: Graph Algorithms, Bioinformatics

Hoang Nguyen Hung Van

PhD Student

Office: GS 710

Interests: Machine learning, natural language processing, data visualization, natural language processing, and question-answering system

Kairong Jiang

PhD Student

Office: GS 756

Interests: Visualization, computer graphics

Dharma KC

PhD Student

Office: Gs 718

Interests: Machine Learning and Brain Computer Interface

Marina Kisley

PhD Student

Office: GS 725

Interests: Machine learning, computer vision, and astronomical applications 

Spencer Krieger

PhD Student

Office: GS 749

Interests: Bioinformatics, algorithms, hypergraphs, cell signaling pathways, protein secondary structure prediction

Mingwei Li

PhD Student

Office: GS 756

Interests: Machine learning, data visualization

Jixian Li

PhD Student

Office: GS 756

Interests: Data visualization, computer graphics, machine learning

Teng Liang

PhD Student

Office: GS 718

Interests: Computer networks, named data networking

ZhengZhong Liang

PhD Student

Office: GS 710

Interests: Artificial intelligence, natural language processing, artificial neural networks, question answering system

Terrence Lim

PhD Student

Office: GS 749

Interest: Compilers, database management systems, and programming languages

Peter Lovett

PhD Student

Office: GS 710

Interests: Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning

Fan Luo

PhD Student

Office: GS 710

Interests: Natural language processing, machine learning, artificial intelligence

Ahmad Musa

PhD Student

Office: GS 721

Interests: Natural language processing and machine learning

Ju Pan

PhD Student

Office: GS 718

Interests: Network and software development

Mithun Paul

PhD Student

Office: GS 710

Interests: Natural language processing, neural networks, machine learning, ethical hacking

Mahdi Rahimi

PhD Student

Office: GS 718

Interests: Artificial Intelligence, machine learning, robotics

Md Ashiqur Rahman

PhD Student

Office: GS 718

Interests: Computer networks, wireless mobile networks, named data networking

Md Dilshadur Rahman

PhD Student

Office: GS 756

Interests: Visualization

Klaus Schneider

PhD Student

Office: GS 718

Interests: Computer networks, named data networking

Connor Scully-Allison

PhD Student

Office: GS 756

Interests: Data Visualization, Data Management, Interdisciplinary Software Engineering

Staci Smith

PhD Student

Office: GS 749

Interests: High-performance computing (HPC), networking and network topologies in HPC, runtime systems

Paulo Soares

PhD Student

Office: GS 725

Interests: Computer vision, social network analysis, machine learning

Mahdi Soltan Mohammadi

PhD Student

Office: GS 749

Interests: Compilers, sparse computation parallelization and optimization, program verification

Richard Spence

PhD Student

Office: GS 721

Interests: Graph algorithms and complexity theory

Simon Swenson

PhD Student

Office: GS 756

Interests: Machine learning and data visualization

Zheng Tang

PhD Student

Office: GS 710

Interests: Natural language processing, applied machine learning, artificial intelligence

Claire Taylor

PhD Student

Office: GS 725

Interests: Security, obfuscation, cyberlaw, natural language processing

Manujinda Wathugala

PhD Student

Office: GS 725

Interests: Machine learning, computer vision, natural language processing, and distributed systems

Katy Williams

PhD Student

Office: GS 756

Interests: Data visualization, high-performance computing

Jake Wolfe

PhD Student

Office: GS 710

Interests: Natural Language Proccessing, Machine Learning

Marium Yousuf

PhD Student

Office: GS 749

Interests: Applied Machine Learning, Computational Neuroscience

Ariyan Zarei

PhD Student

Office: GS 725

Interests: Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence

Zhenge Zhao

PhD Student

Office: GS 756

Interests: Interactive data visualization, big data analysis, machine learning

Affiliated Faculty

Marwan Krunz

Professor, ECE

Office: ECE 356H

Interests: Computer networking, protocol design for wireless systems, media streaming, sensor networks, performance evaluation.

Ming Li

Associate Professor, ECE

Interests: Computer networking, network security, wireless security, privacy-enhancing technologies, cyber-physical system security.

Clayton Morrison

Associate Professor, School of Information

Office: Harvill 437A

Interests: Machine Learning, Probabilistic Modeling, Casual Inference, Natural Language Processing, Knowledge Representation, and Automated Planning

Sudha Ram

Professor, Management Information Systems

Office: McClelland Hall 430J

Interests: Enterprise Data Management. Semantic Interoperability among Heterogeneous Data Sources. Biological Data Integration. Semantic Modeling Data Provenance and Quality.

Martin Schulz

Affiliate Faculty

Interests: parallel and distributed architectures and applications; performance monitoring, modeling and analysis; memory system optimization; parallel programming paradigms; tool support for parallel programming; power efficiency for parallel systems; op

Academic Services

Amy Dreweatt

Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Office: GS 917

Alex Hernandez

Academic Advisor

Office: GS 917

Arthur Jordan

Coordinator of Career Development

Office: GS 917

Alonso Minjarez

Academic Advisor, Senior

Office: GS 917

Bridget Radcliff

Director of Academic and Support Services

Office: Gould-Simpson 927A

Chelsea Skotnicki

Graduate Program Coordinator

Office: GS 917

Advises: Graduate students (prospective and current).

Crystal Soto

Administrative Assistant

Office: GS 927C

Financial and Administrative Services

Alicia Cool

Manager, Business Finance

Office: GS 835

Janice Hull

Accountant Associate

Office: GS 831

Laboratory Staff

Eric Collins

Information Technology Support Analyst, Principal

Office: GS 728

Research Staff

Keith Alcock

Systems Programmer

Office: GS 838

Felice DeLuca

Postdoc Research Associate

Office: GS 721

Keaton Hamm

Postdoc Research Associate

Office: GS 721

Md Iqbal Hossain

Research Scientist, Data

Office: GS 830

Faryad Sahneh

Postdoc Research Associate

Office: GS 721

Becky Sharp

Research Scientist

Office: GS 834

Marco Valenzuela

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Office: GS 834