Faculty and Staff Directory

Laura E. Brown

  • Associate Professor, Computer Science

Areas 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
906-487-2209
bchen1@mtu.edu
Rekhi 301

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
906-487-2619
sygoldsm@mtu.edu
MEEM 909
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
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
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
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
Harriet King

Harriet King

  • Instructor
906-487-2209
hcking@mtu.edu
Rekhi 102
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
906-487-2209
john@mtu.edu

Links of Interest

Area of Expertise

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Graphics

Jean Mayo

  • Associate Professor, Computer Science
  • Graduate Program Director, Computer Science
906-487-3157
jmayo@mtu.edu
Rekhi Hall 304

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
  • Associate Chair, Computer Science
906-487-1641
nilufer@mtu.edu
Rekhi Hall 309

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
Rekhi Hall 303

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
Rekhi Hall 204

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
Rekhi Hall 203

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
Rekhi Hall 209

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
906-487-2183
jwwalker@mtu.edu
Rekhi 306

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

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

Jianhui Yue

  • Assistant Professor, Computer Science
906-487-1726
jyue@mtu.edu
Rekhi Hall 203

Links of Interest

Areas of Expertise

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

Ruihong Zhang

  • Senior Lecturer, Computer Science
906-487-1638
ruihong@mtu.edu
Rekhi Hall 302

Links of Interest

Area of Expertise

  • Networking and Database Administration
  • Software Engineering