Ph.D. in Computer Science Faculty

Ruhul Amin, Assistant Professor 
Degree: Ph.D., Stony Brook University
Research Area(s):

  • Sequence Alignment Algorithms
  • Machine Learning in Bioinformatics
  • Health Informatics
  • Pandemic Modeling

Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Assistant Professor 
Degree: Ph.D., Central South University, China
Research Area(s):

  • Dependability 
  • Cyber Security 
  • Big Data 
  • Cloud Computing 
  • Internet of Things 

Juntao Chen, Assistant Professor 
Degree: Ph.D., New York University
Research Area(s): 

  • Game and Decision Theory for Cybersecurity 
  • Secure and Resilient Socio-Cyber-Physical Systems 
  • Optimization and Machine Learning for Complex Networked Systems 

Sanchuan Chen, Assistant Professor 
Degree: Ph.D., The Ohio State University 
Research Area(s): 

  • Software Security
  • Programming Languages 
  • Binary Analysis
  • Trusted Execution Environment 

Thaier Hayajneh, University Professor and Program Director for MS Cybersecurity (MSCY)
Degree: Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Research Area(s):

  • System's Security
  • Applied Cryptography and Cryptocurrency
  • Network Security and Privacy

D. Frank Hsu, Clavius Distinguished Professor of Sciences and Professor of Computer and Information Science
Degree: Ph.D., University of Michigan
Research Area(s): 

  • Data and Information Fusion
  • Ensemble Method
  • ML/AI
  • Model Fusion
  • Decision Making

Daniel Leeds, Associate Professor and Director of Integrative Neuroscience Program
Degree: Ph.D., Carnegie-Mellon University
Research Area(s): 

  • Computational Principles of Perception 
  • Statistical Analysis of Brain and Concussion Data 
  • Computer Vision 
  • Machine Learning 
  • Educational Data Mining

Yanjun Li, Associate Professor and Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies (Rose Hill)
Degree: Ph.D., Wright State University
Research Area(s): 

  • Text Mining
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Information Retrieval 
  • Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery 
  • Parallel and Distributed Computing

Damian Lyons, Professor and Program Director of Computer Science Ph.D. Program 
Degree: Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst
Research Area(s): 

  • Robotics
  • Computer Vision
  • Formal methods in robotics
  • Visual homing and navigation

Ying Mao, Assistant Professor 
Degree: Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Boston
Research Area(s): 

  • Cloud Computing 
  • Virtualization 
  • Data-Intensive Systems 
  • High Performance Computing 
  • Resource Management for Machine Learning Algorithms

Mohamed Rahouti, Assistant Professor 
Degree: Ph.D., University of South Florida 
Research Area(s): 

  • Computer Networking and Networking Security 
  • Secure and Resilient Software Defined Networking-Enabled Applications for Smart Cities 
  • Blockchain Technology
  • Internet of Things
  • Autonomous and Connected Vehicles

Tadeusz Strzemecki, Assistant Professor and Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies (Lincoln Center) 
Degree: Ph.D., Stevens Institute of Technology
Research Area(s):

  • Design and Analysis of Algorithms 
  • Computational Complexity 
  • Theory of Computation 

David S. L. Wei, Professor
Degree: Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania 
Research Area(s): 

  • Cloud and edge computing, 
  • Cybersecurity, 
  • Quantum computing and communication

Gary Weiss, Professor and Program Director of M.S. Computer Science (MSCS)
Degree: Ph.D., Rutgers University
Research Area(s): 

  • Data mining
  • Machine learning
  • Educational data mining
  • Behavioral biometrics

Arthur G. Werschulz, Professor Emeritus 
Degree: Ph.D., Carnegie-Mellon University 
Research Area(s): 

  • Information-Based Complexity (the complexity of partial differential equations and integral equations) 

Hailong Zhang, Assistant Professor
Degree: Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Research Area(s):

  • Software Engineering
  • Programming Languages
  • Security and Privacy

Xiaolan Zhang, Chair and Associate Professor
Degree: Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst
Research Area(s): 

  • Computer Networks and Distributed Systems

Yijun Zhao, Assistant Professor and Program Director of M.S. Data Science (MSDS)
Degree: Ph.D., Tufts University
Research Area(s): 

  • Machine Learning 
  • Deep Learning
  • Data Mining 
  • Statistical Pattern Recognition