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

Department of Computer Science (Adjunct), Michigan Technological University

Department Chair and Professor, Western Michigan University

269-276-3101
steve.carr@wmich.edu

Ali Ebnenasir

Associate Professor, Computer Science

Area of Expertise

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

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Associate Professor, Computer Science

William and Gloria Jackson Associate Professor

906-487-3115
thavens@mtu.edu
EERC 504

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

Myounghoon "Philart" Jeon

Associate Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Associate Professor, Computer Science

Director, Center for Human-Centered Computing

906-487-3273
mjeon@mtu.edu
Meese Center 205, Rekhi Hall 202

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

906-487-2518
nnkelly@mtu.edu
Rekhi 221
Sarah Kuhl

Sarah Kuhl

Undergraduate Advisor

906-487-3643
sekuhl@mtu.edu
Rekhi 221

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

906-487-2183
john@mtu.edu
306 Rekhi Hall

Links of Interest

Area of Expertise

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Graphics

Jean Mayo

Associate Professor, Computer Science

906-487-3157
jmayo@mtu.edu
304 Rekhi Hall

Area of Expertise

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

Saeid Nooshabadi

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professor, Computer Science

906-487-4336
saeid@mtu.edu
EERC 512, Rekhi 212

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

906-487-1641
nilufer@mtu.edu
309 Rekhi Hall

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

906-487-2123
soner@mtu.edu
303 Rekhi Hall

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

906-487-1639
pastel@mtu.edu
204 Rekhi Hall

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

906-487-1726
pop@mtu.edu
203 Rekhi Hall

Area of Expertise

  • Computer Science Education
  • Computer Architecture
Vicky Roy

Vicky Roy

Department Coordinator

906-487-2316
vlroy@mtu.edu

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

906-487-2209
cisimpki@mtu.edu
Rekhi 221

Min Song

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

906-487-1816
ureel@mtu.edu
209 Rekhi Hall

Area of Expertise

  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Science Education
  • Intelligent Tutoring Systems

Keith Vertanen

Assistant Professor, Computer Science

906-487-2331
vertanen@mtu.edu
208 Rekhi Hall

Area of Expertise

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

Charles Wallace

Associate Professor, Computer Science

Undergraduate Program Director, Computer Science

906-487-3431
wallace@mtu.edu
205 Rekhi Hall

Area 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

Graduate Program Director, Computer Science

906-487-2187
zlwang@mtu.edu
207 Rekhi Hall

Links of Interest

Area of Expertise

  • Optimizing Compilers
  • High Performance Architectures
  • Cloud Computing
Haring Wei portrait
"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, School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science

Department of Computer Science (Adjunct)

Department of Mathematics (Adjunct)

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

Ruihong Zhang

Senior Lecturer, Computer Science

906-487-1638
ruihong@mtu.edu
302 Rekhi Hall

Links of Interest

Area of Expertise

  • Networking and Database Administration
  • Software Engineering

Stephane Zuckerman

Visiting Assistant Professor

906-487-1643
szuckerm@mtu.edu
308 Rekhi Hall

Area of Expertise

  • High-performance Computing
  • Parallel Computing