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COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES

FACULTY RESEARCH INTEREST

EMERITUS FACULTY

Knight, William, Ph.D. in Mathematics (University of California, Berkeley, 1969), M.Sc. in Statistics (Pennsylvania State University, 1977), M.Sc. in Computer Science (University of Illinois, Urbana, 1986). Research interests: analysis of algorithms; data structures.

Russo, John, Ph.D. in Mathematics (Florida State University, 1965). Research interests: program efficiency; software engineering.

FULL-TIME FACULTY

Adaikkalavan, Raman, Ph.D. in Computer Science (University of Texas and Arlington, 2006). Research interests: information security, active databases.

Dinh, Hang, Ph.D. in Computer Science (University of Connecticut, 2010). Research interests: Quantum computing, post-quantum cryptography, algorithm analysis and design, heuristic search.

Hakimzadeh, Hossein, Ph.D. in Computer Science (North Dakota State University, 1993). Research interests: database management systems; operating systems; distributed systems, object-oriented software engineering.

Nair, Murlidharan, Ph.D. in Bioinformatics (University of Poona, India, 1996). Research interest: Computational analysis of genetic macromolecules, application of statistical learning methods to biology, alternative splicing and splicing arrays.

Scheessele, Mike, Ph.D. in Quantitative and Mathematical Psychology (Purdue University). Research interests: Cognitive science and artificial intelligence, especially psychologically plausible artificial vision and problem-solving systems.

Surma, Dave, Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering (University of Notre Dame 1998). Research interests: Parallel and Distributed Computing, Multimedia applications, Computer Architectures, High-Performance Networks, and Software tools for parallel and distributed computing systems.

Yu, Liguo, Ph.D. in Computer Science (Vanderbilt University, 2004). Research interest: software engineering in general with emphasis on software dependency, software reuse, software maintenance, and open-source development.

Vrajitoru, Dana, D.Sci. in Computer Science (University of Neuchâtel, 1997). Research interests: genetic algorithms; scientific visualization; parallel computation; information retrieval; artificial intelligence.

Wolfer, James, Ph.D. in Computer Science (Illinois Institute of Technology, 1993). Research interests: harnessing the power of naturally inspired computation to solve real-world problems, visualization in science and medicine, cognitive science and computer science education.

Zhang, Liqiang, Ph.D. in Computer Science (Wayne State University, 2005). Research interests: wireless networking and mobile computing, Quality of Service, real-time computing, sensor networks, and network security.