Faculty

Department Chair

Daniel Fuhrmann

  • Chair, Department of Applied Computing
  • Dave House Professor of Computing
  • Affiliated Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Primary Program Faculty

  • Assistant Teaching Professor, Applied Computing
  • Lab Supervisor and Safety Liaison, Applied Computing

Teaching Interests

  • Electrical Machinery
  • Power Electronics and Drive Systems
  • Digital Design and Modeling with FPGA

Research Interests

  • Odometry and State Estimation
  • Robotics and Mechatronics System Design
  • Autonomous Vehicles
  • Fluidics
  • Associate Teaching Professor, Applied Computing
  • Faculty Advisor: Linux Users Group (LUG)
  • Faculty Co-Advisor: DevOps, Open Source Club, Epsilon Pi Tau - Honors Society (EPT)

Research Interests

  • Wireless security
  • Virtual computing
  • Cybersecurity

Teaching Interests

  • Linux administration
  • Ethics and technology
  • Microsoft administration
  • Wireless systems
  • Scripting
  • Infrastructure services
  • Cybersecurity
  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
  • Assistant Professor, Applied Computing

Links of Interest

Faculty Webpage

Research Interests

  • Robotics, Multi-robot systems
  • Coordination of Heterogeneous Robot Systems
  • Vehicle Routing Problems
  • Multi-robot System Control and Optimization
  • Autonomous Navigation
  • Unmanned Vehicles
  • Operational Research for Autonomous Vehicles
  • Associate Dean, College of Computing
  • Professor, Applied Computing
  • Affiliated Professor, Computational Science and Engineering

Areas of Expertise

  • Cybersecurity
  • Computer Network
  • Machine Learning
  • Computing Education
  • Chair, Department of Applied Computing
  • Dave House Professor of Computing
  • Affiliated Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Areas of Interest

  • Signal Processing 
  • Associate Teaching Professor, Applied Computing
  • Program Director, BS in Mechatronics
  • Program Director, BS in Electrical Engineering Technology

Research Interests

  • Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)
  • Single electron devices
  • Charging-effect-based tunneling devices
  • Quantum electronics
  • Circuit design

Teaching Interests

  • Electronics
  • Circuits and instrumentation
  • Physical electronics
  • Digital logic
  • Associate Professor, Applied Computing
  • Graduate Program Director, MS in Health Informatics
  • Graduate Program Director, PhD in Computational Science and Engineering

Research Interests

  • Human Health-focused ML/DL and Computer Vision
  • Large-scale Cybersecurity architectures
  • mHealth
  • Biometric development
  • Intelligent medical devices

Links of Interest

Personal Webpage

Teaching Interests

  • Cybersecurity
  • Medical/Health Informatics
  • Data Science
  • Network Engineering
  • Dave House Dean of Computing
  • Professor, Department of Applied Computing
  • Affiliated Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Research Expertise

  • Computational Biophysics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Protein Dynamics
  • Protein Engineering
  • Data Science

Academic Interests

  • Innovation in Computing and Technology Education
  • Broadening Participation in STEM
  • Enrollment Management
  • Research Administration
  • Assistant Professor, Applied Computing
  • Affiliated Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Member, Institute of Computing and Cybersystems (ICC) and Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC)

Teaching Experience

  • Programmable Logic Control (PLC)
  • Digital Electronics
  • Analog Electronics
  • Image Processing
  • Automatic Control Systems
  • Instrumentation & Measurement
  • Mechatronics Senior Design
  • MATLAB Programming

Research Interests

  • Image Processing;
  • Autonomous Vehicles Perception;
  • Mobile Robot Applications;  
  • Mechatronics;
  • Applied Machine Learning.
  • Assistant Professor, Applied Computing
  • Affiliated Faculty, Computational Science & Engineering

Teaching Interests

  • Data Acquisition and Signal Processing
  • Senior Design
  • Mechatronics system design and integration
  • Modeling and simulation of complex systems
  • Sensors and actuators
  • Hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Control system design
  • Instrumentation and measurements

Research Interests

  • UAV-based Remote Sensing 

  • Drone-based oil spill detection in Ocean
  • Artificial Intelligence Applications in Remote Sensing

  • Computer Vision and AI

  • Data acquisition and real-time control
  • Robotics system design and Integration

  • Control of Pneumatic Systems
  • Professor, Applied Computing
  • Graduate Program Director, MS in Mechatronics
  • Director, FANUC Certified Industrial Robotics Training Center

Research Interests

  • Mechatronics Systems
  • Industrial Robotics
  • Industrial Robotic Vision Systems
  • Automation and Controls
  • Optics
  • Image Processing

Teaching Interests

  •  Real-Time Robotics
  • Industrial Robotic Vision Systems.
  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
  • Electrical Machinery
  • Power Systems
  • Assistant Teaching Professor, Applied Computing

Research Interests

  • Interoperability between healthcare organizations
  • Improving patient data management

Teaching Interests

  • Network infrastructure configuration and troubleshooting
  • Device endpoint configuration and management
  • Implementation of wireless technologies
  • Network storage technologies
  • Assistant Professor, Applied Computing
  • Member, ICC Center for Cybersecurity

Teaching Interests

  • Digital Forensics and Investigations
  • Blockchain and Smart Contract Applications

Links of Interest

Areas of Expertise

  • Network Security
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Machine Learning
  • Edge Computing
  • NextG Network
  • Assistant Professor, Health Informatics, Applied Computing
  • Affiliated Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mathematical Sciences

Teaching Interests

  • Medical Informatics
  • Medical Image Analysis

Areas of Expertise

  • Image Processing and Computer Vision
  • Machine Learning
  • Medical Image Analysis
  • Health Informatics
  • Text Mining 

Allied Faculty

  • Adjunct Instructor, Applied Computing
  • Member, Applied Computing Industrial Advisory Board (CNSA/HI)
  • Board of Directors, Michigan, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

Teaching Interests

  • Medical/health informatics
  • Health information exchanges
  • System design and analysis
  • Network design and engineering
  • Telehealth

Research Interests

  • Interoperability among healthcare providers / systems / organizations
  • Advancing health information exchanges
  • Improving population health and patient data analytics
  • Healthcare data conformance and standardization
  • Developing meaningful HIT collection and reporting systems
  • Intelligent medical devices
  • Instructor, Applied Computing
  • PhD Student, Computational Science and Engineering

Teaching Interests

  • Clinical Decision Support Systems
  • Health Informatics Fundamentals
  • Deep Learning and Neural Networks
  • Computer Vision and Image Analysis

Research Interests

  • Medical Imaging Analysis
  • Predictive Healthcare Analytics
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Deep Learning Architectures
  • Multi-Modal Generative Models
  • Chief Engineer, GS Engineering
  • Adjunct Instructor, Applied Computing

Teaching Interests

  • Digital Logic
  • FPGA & Embedded Systems
  • Project Management
  • Systems Design
  • Commercialization

Areas of Expertise

  • Aviation
  • Unmanned Vehicles
  • Simulation
  • Business Operations
  • Director of Research Computing, Information Technology
  • Research Associate Professor, Applied Computing

Links of Interest

Teaching Interests

  • Scientific Computing

Research Interests

  • Parallel computing and visualization
  • Design and optimization of supercomputing platform
  • Design of computational work flows
  • Technological tools for research and teaching
  • Interaction of biological matter with nanomaterials
  • Electronic structure calculations of nanoclusters
  • Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Fairfield University
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Applied Computing

Areas of Expertise

  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Computer Vision
  • Image and Video Processing
  • Hyperspectral Image Analysis
  • Remote Sensing
  • Research Associate Professor, Applied Computing

Areas of Interest

  • Medical Imaging
  • Health Informatics - Radiomics
  • Heathcare Standards Development
  • PhD Student, Computational Science and Engineering

Teaching Interests

  • Scripting programming
  • Applied machine learning
  • Data visualization
  • Digital system design

Research Interests

  •  Medical image segmentation using AI
  • Deep learning in computer vision
  • Big data
  • Virtual reality/extended reality
  • Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Affiliated Professor, Applied Computing
  • PSERC Site Director and ICC CPS Center Director

Links of Interest

Teaching Interests

  • Circuit/graph theory
  • Steady-state and dynamics of bulk power systems
  • Cyber-informed security engineering

Areas of Research Interest

Discipline: Power systems engineering

  • Power grid cybersecurity
  • Smart home and robotic technologies
  • Attack/defense combinatorics
  • Adjunct Instructor, Applied Computing
  • PhD Student, Computational Science and Engineering

Teaching Interests

  • Cybersecurity
  • Penetration testing
  • Security and privacy
  • Student projects

Research Interests

  • Cybersecurity law and policy
  • Generative AI and penetration testing
  • Quantum cryptography