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Computer Science Faculty & Staff

Faculty

PhotoNameTitleContactResearch
Tommy  DangTommy Dang, Ph.D.Assistant professorEmail
Website
P: 312.662.3174
F: 806.742.3519

CV
  • Data visualization and Visual Analytics of Big Data
  • Human and Computer Interaction
  • Computer Animation
  • Empirical software engineering
  • Statistical data analysis
Yong ChenYong Chen, Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3527
F: 806.742.3519

CV
  • Data-intensive computing
  • Parallel and distributed computing
  • High-performance computing
  • Cloud computing
  • Computer architectures
  • Systems software
Michael GelfondMichael Gelfond, Ph.D.ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3527
F: 806.742.3519

CV
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Knowledge representation
  • Declarative programming
Nahid Farhady GhalatyNahid Farhady Ghalaty, Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.834.7883
F: 806.742.3519

CV
  • Embedded Systems Security
  • Privacy
  • Cryptography
  • Fault Tolerant System Design
  • Computer Architecture
  • Hardware-Software Co-design
Sepideh GhanavatiSepideh Ghanavati, Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorrEmail
Website
P: 806.834.4680
F: 806.742.3519

CV
  • Privacy and Security in Software Engineering
  • Privacy and Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Multi- jurisdictional Privacy Compliance in Software Systems
  • Privacy Policy NLP Analysis and Mining
  • Requirements Engineering and Goal-oriented Requirements Modeling
  • Business Process Compliance Analysis and Modeling
  • Empirical Software Engineering with Crowdsourcing approaches
Rattikorn HewettRattikorn Hewett, Ph.D.Department Chair and ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3527
F: 806.742.3519

CV
  • Intelligent data understanding
  • Network research and security
  • Software quality assurance
Sunho LimSunho Lim, Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3527
F: 806.742.3519

CV
  • Cybersecurity
  • Mobile Data Management and Privacy
  • Mobile Software
  • Internet-of-Things (IoT)
  • Energy Harvesting Motivated Networks
  • Evacuation Assisting Networks
  • Vehicular Networks
  • Medium Access Control (MAC)
  • Cross-Layer Design/Optimization
  • Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing
Noe Lopez-BenitezNoe Lopez-Benitez, Ph.D.Associate ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3527
F: 806.742.3519

CV
  • Distributed and parallel computing systems
  • Fault−tolerant computing systems
  • Reliability, availability, and performance modeling
Susan A. MengelSusan A. Mengel, Ph.D.Associate ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3527
F: 806.742.3519

CV
  • Information retrieval, security, and assurance
  • Computer science education
Mahshid R. NaeiniMahshid R. Naeini, Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.834.6243
F: 806.742.3519

CV
  • Network Science Theory
  • Complex Networks and Network Mining
  • Prediction Models and Stochastic Processes
  • Epidemics, Propagation and Cascading Models
  • Communication Networks
  • Cyber-Physical Systems, Smart Cities
J. Nelson RushtonJ. Nelson Rushton, Ph.D.Associate ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3527
F: 806.742.3519
  • Programming languages
  • Software engineering
  • Computing education
Abdul SerwaddaAbdul Serwadda, Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.834.6145
F:

CV
  • Cyber Security and Privacy
  • Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition
  • Biometrics
  • Data Mining
  • Internet of Things
Michael (Eonsuk) ShinMichael (Eonsuk) Shin, Ph.D.Associate ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3527
F: 806.742.3519

CV
  • Software engineering
  • Self−managed software systems
  • Secure software engineering
  • Software product lines
Akbar Siami-NaminAkbar Siami-Namin, Ph.D.Associate ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3527
F: 806.742.3519

CV
  • Software engineering, testing, and program analysis
  • Cyber security and secure programming
  • Energy−aware software engineering
  • Empirical software engineering
  • Statistical data analysis
Richard WatsonRichard Watson, Ph.D.Director of Undergraduate Studies & Associate ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3527
F: 806.742.3519
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Knowledge representation
  • Declarative programming
  • Intelligent agents
  • Common−sense reasoning
  • Multi−agent systems
Yuanlin ZhangYuanlin Zhang, Ph.D.Associate ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3527
F: 806.742.3519

CV
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Knowledge representation and reasoning
Yu ZhuangYu Zhuang, Ph.D.Director of Graduate Studies and Associate ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3527
F: 806.742.3519

CV
  • Parallel computing
  • High performance memory system
  • Large scale computing
  • Data intensive computing

Supporting Faculty

PhotoNameTitleContactResearch
Dong DaiDong Dai, Ph.D.Research Assistant ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806-620-6508
F: 806.742.3519

Lecturers & Instructors

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Edward WertzEdward Wertz, B.S.InstructorEmail
Website
P: 806.786.1782
F: 806.742.3519

Adjunct Faculty

PhotoNameTitleContact
Jerry PerezJerry Perez, Ph.D.InstructorEmail
Website
P: 806.834.6929

Staff

PhotoFirst NameLast NameTitleOfficePhoneEmail
Jeremy HerreraJeremyHerreraGraduate AdvisorEC 211A806.742.3527jeremy.herrera@ttu.edu
Thomas KirwanThomasKirwanUndergraduate Advisor211B806.834.1062thomas.kirwan@ttu.edu
Cecilia RamosCeciliaRamosSr. Office AssistantRoom 211806.742.3519cecilia.ramos@ttu.edu
Mary Valdez MaryValdez Unit Coordinator211F806.742.3527l.valdez@ttu.edu