Faculty Research Areas

Faculty Research Areas

Adaikkalavan, Raman

Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering (University of Texas and Arlington, 2006).

Research interests:

  • information security
  • databases
  • data stream
  • complex event processing
  • CS education

Dinh, Hang

Ph.D. in Computer Science (University of Connecticut, 2010).

Research interests:

  • Quantum computing
  • post-quantum cryptography
  • algorithm analysis and design
  • heuristic search.

Hakimzadeh, Hossein

Ph.D. in Computer Science (North Dakota State University, 1993).

Research interests:

  • database management systems
  • operating systems
  • distributed systems
  • object-oriented software engineering.

Nair, Murlidharan

Ph.D. in Bioinformatics (University of Poona, India, 1996).

Research interest:

  • Computational analysis of genetic macromolecules
  • application of statistical learning methods to biology
  • alternative splicing and splicing arrays.

Scheessele, Mike

Ph.D. in Quantitative and Mathematical Psychology (Purdue University).

Research interests:

  • Cognitive science and artificial intelligence
  • especially psychologically plausible artificial vision and problem-solving systems.

Surma, Dave

Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering (University of Notre Dame 1998).

Research interests:

  • Parallel and Distributed Computing
  • Multimedia applications
  • Computer Architectures
  • High-Performance Networks
  • Software tools for parallel and distributed computing systems.

Yu, Liguo

Ph.D. in Computer Science (Vanderbilt University, 2004).

Research interest:

  • software engineering in general with emphasis on software dependency
  • software reuse
  • software maintenance
  • open-source development.

Vrajitoru, Dana

D.Sci. in Computer Science (University of Neuchâtel, 1997).

Research interests:

  • genetic algorithms
  • scientific visualization
  • parallel computation
  • information retrieval
  • artificial intelligence.

Wolfer, James

Ph.D. in Computer Science (Illinois Institute of Technology, 1993).

Research interests:

  • harnessing the power of naturally inspired computation to solve real-world problems
  • visualization in science and medicine
  • cognitive science
  • computer science education.

Zhang, Liqiang

Ph.D. in Computer Science (Wayne State University, 2005).

Research interests:

  • wireless networking and mobile computing
  • Quality of Service
  • real-time computing
  • sensor networks
  • network security.

Emeritus Faculty

Knight, William

  • Ph.D. in Mathematics (University of California, Berkeley, 1969),
  • M.Sc. in Statistics (Pennsylvania State University, 1977),
  • M.Sc. in Computer Science (University of Illinois, Urbana, 1986).

Research interests:

  • analysis of algorithms
  • data structures.

Russo, John

Ph.D. in Mathematics (Florida State University, 1965).

Research interests:

  • program efficiency
  • software engineering.