Our Faculty

Yu Cai

Associate Professor, School of Technology

906-487-1471
cai@mtu.edu
EERC 309

Research Interests

  • Green computing and sustainability
  • Network security

Teaching Interests

  • Advanced script programming
  • Advanced Unix administration
  • Advanced Windows administration
  • Directory services/green computing
  • Web server administration
  • Senior design

Christopher Dehlin, MD

Adjunct Professor, Medical Informatics

Chief Medical Information Officer/Family Medicine, UP Health System - Marquette, Michigan

Research Interests

  • Implementation/optimization of Electronic Medical Records (inpatient/outpatient)
  • Data reporting for quality improvement projects
  • Turning clinical/operational data into actionable information
  • Rule-based decision support in patient care applications
  • Attribution algorithm of patients to providers
  • Meaningful Use
  • Accountable Care Organizations and alternative methods to manage patients with chronic disease

Chunming Gao

Assistant Professor, School of Technology

906-487-1657
chgao@mtu.edu
EERC 312

Research Interests

  • Big data security and privacy
  • Human-computer interaction in healthcare
  • Distributed computing
  • Undergraduate and graduate education

Teaching Interests

  • Database management and administration
  • HCI (human-computer interaction) research methods
  • Healthcare statistics, security and privacy
  • Advanced Unix and Linux administration
  • Programming languages
  • Data structures and algorithms

Guy C. Hembroff

Associate Professor, School of Technology

Program Chair, Computer Network and System Administration

Director, Medical Informatics Graduate Program

906-487-3248
hembroff@mtu.edu
EERC 311

Research Interests

  • Cyber-security
  • Biometric development
  • Health care information systems security
  • Human computer interaction
  • Intelligent medical devices

Teaching Interests

  • Computer/network security
  • Medical/health informatics
  • Network engineering
  • Health care information systems security

Robert W. Maatta

Professor of Practice, School of Technology

906-487-2529
rwmaatta@mtu.edu
EERC 409

Research Interests

  • Medical informatics
  • Business process modeling
  • Service oriented architectures (SOA)
  • Application development frameworks
  • Active learning
  • Electronic business

Teaching Interests

  • Medical informatics
  • Business information systems application development
  • Computer programming languages
  • Web programming
  • Enterprise program

Jinshan Tang

Associate Professor, School of Technology

906-487-3386 (Office); 906-487-1723 (Lab)
jinshant@mtu.edu
EERC 223

Research Interests

  • Image processing and pattern recognition
  • Biomedical imaging and medical image analysis
  • Medical informatics and intelligent medical diagnosis system

Teaching Interests

  • Computer networking
  • Advanced programming
  • Medical information system
  • Medical image analysis

Xinli Wang

Associate Professor, School of Technology

906-487-1873
xinlwang@mtu.edu
EERC 310

Research Interests

  • Distributed systems
  • IT education
  • Climate change

Teaching Interests

  • Programming language
  • System administration
  • Computer and network security

Cameron Williams

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology

Adjunct Instructor, Medical Informatics

Teaching Interests

  • Physical Therapy
  • Clinical Orthopedics
  • Human Pathophysiology
  • Medical Science