Faculty Research Interests

Afsah Anwar
Assistant Professor
Interests: Cyber Security.

Amanda Bienz
Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018
Interests: High-Performance Computing, Heterogeneous Computing, Scientific Computing, Scalable Parallel Algorithms, Multilevel and Iterative Methods

Patrick Bridges
Professor and Director of Center of Advanced Research Computing; Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2002
Interests: High-performance and large-scale computing systems, operating systems, computer networks

Leah Buechley
Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder, 2007
Interests: Human computer interaction, computational design and fabrication, educational technology, ubiquitous computing

Xin Chen
Assistant Professor
Interests: Safety and security of cyber-physical systems, formal methods, numerical computation, and machine learning.

Trilce Estrada
Assistant Professor; Ph.D., University of Delaware, 2012
Interests: Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning, and Distributed Systems

Matthew Fricke
Research Assistant Professor; PhD, Computer Science, University of New Mexico
Complex Systems, Swarm Robotics, Overcoming math fear through programming

Bruna Jacobson
Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Physics, University of Southern California
Interests: Computational Science and Modeling, Scientific Modeling

Deepak Kapur
Professor; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1980
Interests: Specification and verification, formal methods, automated theorem proving, geometric and algebraic reasoning, symbolic computation, languages.

Matthew Lakin
Assistant Professor; Ph.D., University of Cambridge, 2010
Interests: Biomolecular computing, synthetic biology, formal methods

Shuang Luan
Professor; Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 2004
Interests: Biomedical engineering, computational geometry, computational medicine

Melanie Moses
Professor; Ph.D., University of New Mexico, 2005
Interests: Complex adaptive systems, computational immunology, biologically inspired computation, and swarm robotics 

Abdullah Mueen
Assistant Professor; Ph. D., University of Riverside, 2012
Interests: Data Mining Techniques and Database Management Systems

Gruia-Catalin Roman
Professor; Ph. D., University of Pennsylvania, 1976
Interests: Software engineering, middleware, mobile computing, distributed and concurrent algorithms, personalized applications in the Internet of Things, space software for nanosat swarms

Jared Saia
Professor; Ph. D., University of Washington, 2002
Interests: Theoretical Computer Science with particular interests in distributed algorithms, security, game theory, and spectral methods

Darko Stefanovic
Professor; Ph. D., University of Massachusetts, 1999
Interests: Programming language systems, memory management, computer security, molecular computing.

Lydia Tapia
Associate Professor; Ph. D.,Texas A&M University, 2009
Interests:Robotic motion planning, computational biology, machine learning.