Faculty and Staff Directory

Laura E. Brown

  • Associate Professor, Computer Science

Area of Expertise

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Data Mining and Data Science
  • Applications of AI and ML to Energy (microgrids, power systems), Health, and other domains
Steven Carr

Steven Carr

  • Adjunct, Computer Science, Michigan Technological University
  • Department Chair and Professor, Western Michigan University

Bo Chen

  • Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Links of Interest

Areas of Expertise

  • Cloud Computing Security
  • Mobile Device Security
  • Named Data Networking Security
  • Big Data Security
  • Software Security
  • Secure Hardware
  • Blockchain

Ali Ebnenasir

  • Associate Professor, Computer Science

Area of Expertise

  • Software Engineering
  • Automated Analysis of Fault-Tolerance
  • Formal Methods

Steven Goldsmith

  • Research Professor, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics
  • Instructor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
  • Affiliated Research Professor, Computer Science
Timothy Havens
"The realization that you can't predict the future--and mold it--could only come as a shock to an academic."
—David Harsanyi

Timothy Havens

  • William and Gloria Jackson Associate Professor of Computer Systems
  • Director, Center for Data Sciences
  • Director, Data Science Graduate Program

Links of Interest

Areas of Interest

  • Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning
  • Signal and Image Processing
  • Sensor and Data Fusion
  • Heterogeneous Data Mining
  • Explosive Hazard Detection
Zafar Iqbal

Zafar Iqbal

  • Research Assistant Professor

Links of Interest

Research Interests

  • Wireless communications
  • Wireless sensor networks
  • Channel coding and network coding
  • Cooperative communications
  • FPGA and VLSI

Areas of Expertise

  • Wireless communications
  • Wireless sensor networks
  • FPGA
  • Channel coding theory
  • Network coding
  • Underwater acousitc communication
  • Cooperative communication systems

Myounghoon "Philart" Jeon

  • Associate Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
  • Associate Professor, Computer Science
  • Director, Center for Human-Centered Computing

Research Interests

  • Human-Computer Interaction/ Human-Robot Interaction
  • Auditory Displays/ Sonification
  • Affective Computing/ Emotional Design
  • Automotive User Interfaces
  • Assistive Technology for Special Populations
  • Aesthetic Computing/ Media Art

Nicole Kelly

  • ACIA - Alliance for Computing, Information and Automation
  • ICC - Institute of Computing and Cybersystems
  • Communications Director and Academic Advisor
Harriet King

Harriet King

  • Instructor
Sarah Kuhl

Sarah Kuhl

  • Undergraduate Advisor

Scott A. Kuhl

  • Associate Professor, Computer Science
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
  • Faculty Advisor, Husky Game Development Enterprise

Area of Expertise

  • Computer Graphics
  • Virtual Environments
  • Head-mounted displays
  • Human Perception

John Lowther

  • Professor Emeritus, Computer Science

Links of Interest

Area of Expertise

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Graphics

Jean Mayo

  • Associate Professor, Computer Science
  • Graduate Program Director, Computer Science

Area of Expertise

  • Distributed Systems
  • Operating Systems
  • Security
  • Computer Science Education

Saeid Nooshabadi

  • Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Professor, Computer Science

Area of Expertise (CS)

  • High-performance computer architecture
  • Embedded systems
  • Design of multimedia systems
  • High-performance and low power computing systems
  • Information-processing systems
  • Embedded electronic systems

Areas of Interest (ECE)

  • VLSI information and multimedia processing
  • SoC design
  • Complex embedded electronic systems
  • Very Large Scale Intergradations (VLSI)
  • Digital architectures
  • Computer engineering

Nilufer Onder

  • Associate Professor, Computer Science
  • Associate Chair, Computer Science

Area of Expertise

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Automated Planning and Scheduling
  • Computer Science Education
  • Student Persistence in STEM

Soner Onder

  • Professor, Computer Science
  • Affiliated Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Area of Expertise

  • Computer Architecture
  • Programming Languages
  • Simulation

Linda Ott

  • Professor, Computer Science
  • Associate Dean for Special Initiatives (College of Sciences and Arts)

Area of Expertise

  • Software Measurement
  • Software Processes
  • Software Engineering Education
  • Women in Computing
  • Retention in Undergraduate CS Education

Robert Pastel

  • Associate Professor, Computer Science
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
  • Faculty Advisor, Humane Interface Design Enterprise

Links of Interest

Area of Expertise

  • Mobile App Design and Usability
  • Software Development and Processes
  • Computer Science Education

David Poplawski

  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Computer Science

Area of Expertise

  • Computer Science Education
  • Computer Architecture
Vicky Roy

Vicky Roy

  • Department Coordinator

Ching-Kuang Shene

  • Professor, Computer Science

Area of Expertise

  • Geometric/solid Modeling
  • Computer-aided Design
  • Computer Graphics
  • Computational Geometry
Cheryl Simpkins

Cheryl Simpkins

  • Office Assistant

Min Song

  • IEEE Fellow, David House Professor and Chair, Computer Science
  • Founding Director, Institute of Computing and Cybersystems
  • Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Areas of Expertise

  • Wireless Communication Networks and Systems
  • Network Security
  • Cyber Physical Systems
  • Mobile Computing

Leo Ureel

  • Lecturer, Computer Science
  • Computer Science Learning Center Coordinator

Area of Expertise

  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Science Education
  • Intelligent Tutoring Systems

Keith Vertanen

  • Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Area of Expertise

  • Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)
  • Speech and Language Processing
  • Mobile Interfaces
  • Crowdsourcing

James W. Walker

  • Lecturer, Computer Science

Areas of Expertise

  • Virtual Reality
  • Computer Security
  • Software Engineering

Charles Wallace

  • Associate Professor, Computer Science
  • Undergraduate Program Director, Computer Science

Areas of Expertise

  • Software Requirements
  • Human-Centered Computing
  • Communication in Software Development
  • Formal Methods
  • Software Engineering Education
  • Agile Development Methods
  • Cyberlearning

Zhenlin Wang

  • Professor, Computer Science

Links of Interest

Area of Expertise

  • Optimizing Compilers
  • High Performance Architectures
  • Cloud Computing
Hairong Wei
"We are doing excellent job in describing how an individual gene functions, but not how life functions. Systems biology is to fill this gap."

Hairong Wei

  • Associate Professor, SFRES
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Computer Science

Areas of Expertise

  • Identification of genes regulating complex traits via systems biology approaches
  • Gene expression data analysis
  • Gene network construction and decomposition
  • Developing software for mining large-scale biological data
  • Genomics of wood formation

Hyungchul "Henry" Yoon

  • Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Affiliated Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science

Links of Interest

Teaching Interests

  • Structural Analysis
  • Matrix Structural Analysis
  • Structural Dynamics

Research Interests

  • Smart Sensing Technology
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Structural Health Monitoring
  • Post Disaster Response
  • Smart City Resilience
  • Utilizing commercial off-the-shelf technologies (ex. smartphones, cameras, and UAVs) for civil engineering applications

Jianhui Yue

  • Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Links of Interest

Areas of Expertise

  • Computer Architecture
  • Operating System
  • System Optimization of Big Data Process

Kuilin Zhang

  • Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Affiliated Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Links of Interest

Teaching Interests

  • Transportation Network Analysis
  • Operations Research Models for Transportation and Logistics Systems
  • Traffic Flow Theory
  • Travel Demand Analysis
  • Transportation Systems Operations and Control
  • Transportation Planning

Research Interests

  • Dynamic network equilibrium and optimization
  • Modeling and simulation of large-scale complex systems
  • Multimodal transportation systems analysis
  • Freight transportation and logistics systems
  • Data-driven travel behavior analysis
  • Impact of plug-in electric vehicles to smart grid and transportation network systems
  • Vehicle systems dynamics and fuel-efficient driving behavior
  • Railway systems

Ruihong Zhang

  • Ruihong Zhang Senior Lecturer, Computer Science

Links of Interest

Area of Expertise

  • Networking and Database Administration
  • Software Engineering