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Tim Andersen
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science
Research Area(s): Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning
Computer Science Department, CCP Room 361Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science
Research Area(s): Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

Oliviero Andreussi
Emphasis Area(s): Data Science and CMSE
Research Area(s): Computational Chemistry and Materials SciencePhysical Chemistry, SCNC Room 316Emphasis Area(s): Data Science and CMSE
Research Area(s): Computational Chemistry and Materials Science 
Liljana Babinkostova
Emphasis Area(s): Cyber Security
Research Area(s):Â Cryptography, Cryptanalysis and SideChannel Analysis, PrivacyPreserving Computing and Game TheoryMathematics Department, MB Room 237AEmphasis Area(s): Cyber Security
Research Area(s):Â Cryptography, Cryptanalysis and SideChannel Analysis, PrivacyPreserving Computing and Game Theory 
Donna Calhoun
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Applied Numerical Analysis and Computational MathematicsMathematics Department, MB 241AEmphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Applied Numerical Analysis and Computational Mathematics 
Trevor Caughlin
Emphasis Area(s): Data Science
Research Area(s): Forest landscape restoration, spatial ecology, seed dispersal, landscape ecology, remote sensing, statistical methods in ecology, tropical forests, human ecology, transdisciplinary researchEmphasis Area(s): Data Science
Research Area(s): Forest landscape restoration, spatial ecology, seed dispersal, landscape ecology, remote sensing, statistical methods in ecology, tropical forests, human ecology, transdisciplinary research 
Kurtis Cantley
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science
Research Area(s): Artificial Intelligence, Machine LearningElectrical and Computer Engineering Department, MEC Room 202BEmphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science
Research Area(s): Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning 
Hao Chen
Emphasis Area(s): Cyber Security
Research Area(s): Statistical Signal and Image Processing, CommunicationsElectrical and Computer Engineering Department, MEC Room 202EEmphasis Area(s): Cyber Security
Research Area(s): Statistical Signal and Image Processing, Communications 
Kelly Chen
Emphasis Area(s): Data Science
Research Area(s): MicroeconomicsBusiness and Economics Department, MB Room 3205Emphasis Area(s): Data Science
Research Area(s): Microeconomics 
Steven Cutchin
Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Data Science
Research Area(s): Scientific Data Visualization, Immersive Environments, Serious Games, High Performance ComputingComputer Science Department, CCP Room 356Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Data Science
Research Area(s): Scientific Data Visualization, Immersive Environments, Serious Games, High Performance Computing 
Gaby Dagher
Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Cyber Security
Research Area(s): Cyber Security, Applied Cryptography, Data Mining, Cloud ComputingCurrently advising or accepting new Computing Ph.D. students
Computer Science Department, CCP Room 350Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Cyber Security
Research Area(s): Cyber Security, Applied Cryptography, Data Mining, Cloud ComputingCurrently advising or accepting new Computing Ph.D. students

Jerry Fails
Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Data Science
Research Area(s):Â HumanComputer Interaction (HCI); ChildComputer Interaction; Participatory Design with Children; Online Search for Children; Privacy & Security For Children; XR for Children; Finding, Analyzing and Making Sense Of Data/Information (for Children); Informal Science Experiences For Children, Fitness Technologies For ChildrenCurrently advising or accepting new Computing Ph.D. students
Computer Science Department, CCP Room 258Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Data Science
Research Area(s):Â HumanComputer Interaction (HCI); ChildComputer Interaction; Participatory Design with Children; Online Search for Children; Privacy & Security For Children; XR for Children; Finding, Analyzing and Making Sense Of Data/Information (for Children); Informal Science Experiences For Children, Fitness Technologies For ChildrenCurrently advising or accepting new Computing Ph.D. students

Arvin Farid
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Multiscale Multiphase Numerical ModelingCivil Engineering Department, ERB Room 3133Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Multiscale Multiphase Numerical Modeling 
Clare Fitzpatrick
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Computational BiomechanicsCurrently advising or accepting new Computing PhD Students
Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering Department, RUCH Room 206Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Computational BiomechanicsCurrently advising or accepting new Computing PhD Students

Michail Fragkias
Emphasis Area(s): Data Science
Research Area(s): Applied Economics, Urbanization and SustainabilityBusiness and Economics Department, MBEB Room 3208Emphasis Area(s): Data Science
Research Area(s): Applied Economics, Urbanization and Sustainability 
Alejandro N. Flores
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Data Science
Research Area(s): Climate and weather modeling in mountain regions, hydrologic remote sensing, hydrologic modelingGeosciences Department, ERB Room 4151Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Data Science
Research Area(s): Climate and weather modeling in mountain regions, hydrologic remote sensing, hydrologic modeling 
Nancy Glenn
Emphasis Area(s): Data Science
Research Area(s): Terrestrial Remote Sensing and Image Processing, Remote Environment Sensing, Dryland EcologyEmphasis Area(s): Data Science
Research Area(s): Terrestrial Remote Sensing and Image Processing, Remote Environment Sensing, Dryland Ecology 
Greg Hampikian
Emphasis Area(s): CS, Data Science
Research Area(s): Cancer, Forensics, HIV, Vaccine Development, Nullomers (Absent Sequences), Wrongful ConvictionsEmphasis Area(s): CS, Data Science
Research Area(s): Cancer, Forensics, HIV, Vaccine Development, Nullomers (Absent Sequences), Wrongful Convictions 
Eric J. Hayden
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science
Research Area(s): RNA Evolution, Molecules for Use in Biomedical and Biotechnical FieldsEmphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science
Research Area(s): RNA Evolution, Molecules for Use in Biomedical and Biotechnical Fields 
Vicken Hillis
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Data Science
Research Area(s): Humanenvironment Systems Modeling and Data VisualizationHumanEnvironment Systems Department, ERB Room 4133Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Data Science
Research Area(s): Humanenvironment Systems Modeling and Data Visualization 
Yantian Hou
Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Cyber Security
Research Area(s): AI based Security in Augmented Reality, Cloud Computing Security, Wireless Network Coexistence, Wireless Security, Social Network PrivacyComputer Science Department, CCP Room 249Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Cyber Security
Research Area(s): AI based Security in Augmented Reality, Cloud Computing Security, Wireless Network Coexistence, Wireless Security, Social Network Privacy 
Will Hughes
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Materials Science, Scanning Probe Microscopy, Nanomaterials, DNA NanotechnologyMaterials Science and Engineering Department, RUCH Room 338DEmphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Materials Science, Scanning Probe Microscopy, Nanomaterials, DNA Nanotechnology 
Brian Jackson
Emphasis Area(s): Data Science
Research Area(s): Astronomy, Exoplanet Timeseries Analysis, Astrophysical ModelingPhysics Department, MPCB Room 426Emphasis Area(s): Data Science
Research Area(s): Astronomy, Exoplanet Timeseries Analysis, Astrophysical Modeling 
Amit Jain
Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Cybersecurity
Research Area(s): Election Cybersecurity, Parallel Algorithms and High Performance Computing, Large Scale Data Analysis, Distributed SystemsComputer Science Department, CCP Room 355Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Cybersecurity
Research Area(s): Election Cybersecurity, Parallel Algorithms and High Performance Computing, Large Scale Data Analysis, Distributed Systems 
Eric Jankowski
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Data Science
Research Area(s): Thermodynamics Applications, Molecular simulation, sustainable energy, soft matter, composite materialsMaterials Science and Engineering Department, MCMR Room 310BEmphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Data Science
Research Area(s): Thermodynamics Applications, Molecular simulation, sustainable energy, soft matter, composite materials 
Jeffrey Johnson
Emphasis Area(s): Data Science
Research Area(s): Acoustic Methods For Volcanology
Geosciences Department, ERB Room 3157Emphasis Area(s): Data Science
Research Area(s): Acoustic Methods For Volcanology

Uwe Kaiser
Emphasis Area(s): Cyber Security
Research Area(s): Topology, Quantum Computing, Quantum Communication, Elementary Number Theory
Mathematics Department, MB Room 235CEmphasis Area(s): Cyber Security
Research Area(s): Topology, Quantum Computing, Quantum Communication, Elementary Number Theory

Casey Kennington
Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Data Science
Research Area(s): Natural Language Processing, Dialogue Systems, Human Robot InteractionComputer Science Department, CCP Room 254Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Data Science
Research Area(s): Natural Language Processing, Dialogue Systems, Human Robot Interaction 
Mandar Khanal
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Intelligent Transportation Systems, Advanced Traffic Management, Connected and Automated Vehicle Systems Advanced Travel Forecasting MethodsCivil Engineering Department, ERB Room 3135Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Intelligent Transportation Systems, Advanced Traffic Management, Connected and Automated Vehicle Systems Advanced Travel Forecasting Methods 
Kyungduk Ko
Emphasis Area(s):Â Data Science
Research Area(s): Long Memory Processes, WaveletBased Modeling, Bayesian StatisticsMathematics Department, MB Room 222AEmphasis Area(s):Â Data Science
Research Area(s): Long Memory Processes, WaveletBased Modeling, Bayesian Statistics 
Michal Kopera
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Computational Mathematics, Ocean and Atmospheric Modeling, HighPerformance Computing, Numerical MethodsMathematics Departments, MB Room 233BEmphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Computational Mathematics, Ocean and Atmospheric Modeling, HighPerformance Computing, Numerical Methods 
Lan Li
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Theoretical and Computational Materials ScienceMaterials Science and Engineering Department, MCMR 310CEmphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Theoretical and Computational Materials Science 
Min Long
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Scientific computing, Hydrodynamics, Machine learning.
Computer Science Department, CCP Room 347Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Scientific computing, Hydrodynamics, Machine learning.

Yang Lu
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Cyber Security
Research Area(s): Computational Multiscale/Multiphysics Modeling, Infrastructure and Renewable Energy Materials, Sustainable & Durable Cementitious Materials, Infrastructure Materials, Renewable Energy Materials, Critical Infrastructure Systems Resilience
Civil Engineering Department, ERB Room 4143Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Cyber Security
Research Area(s): Computational Multiscale/Multiphysics Modeling, Infrastructure and Renewable Energy Materials, Sustainable & Durable Cementitious Materials, Infrastructure Materials, Renewable Energy Materials, Critical Infrastructure Systems Resilience

Mahmood Mamivand
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, and Data Science
Research Area(s): Chemistry, processing, structure, and property in materials, aerospace materials, energy materials, and biomaterials.Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering Department, RUCH Room 232Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, and Data Science
Research Area(s): Chemistry, processing, structure, and property in materials, aerospace materials, energy materials, and biomaterials. 
HansPeter Marshall
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Data Science
Research Area(s): Geophysics & Glaciology, Data Fusion And Remote Sensing For The CryosphereCurrently advising or accepting new Computing Ph.D. students
Geosciences Department, ERB Room 3155Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Data Science
Research Area(s): Geophysics & Glaciology, Data Fusion And Remote Sensing For The CryosphereCurrently advising or accepting new Computing Ph.D. students

Owen McDougal
Emphasis Area(s):Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Natural Products, Food and Dairy ChemistryChemistry and Biochemistry Department, SCNC Room 153CEmphasis Area(s):Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Natural Products, Food and Dairy Chemistry 
Jodi Mead
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Data Science
Research Area(s): Inverse Problems, Data Assimilation, Computational Algorithms, GeoscienceMathematics Department, MB Room 140AEmphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Data Science
Research Area(s): Inverse Problems, Data Assimilation, Computational Algorithms, Geoscience 
Hoda Mehrpouyan
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Computer Science, Cyber Security, Data Science
Research Area(s): Cybersecurity, Data Privacy, CyberPhysical Systems, Security, And PrivacyComputer Science Department, CCP Room 252Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Computer Science, Cyber Security, Data Science
Research Area(s): Cybersecurity, Data Privacy, CyberPhysical Systems, Security, And Privacy 
Julia Oxford
Emphasis Area(s): Data Science
Research Area(s): Function of Extracellular Matrix Molecules in Craniofacial and Skeletal Development, Cartilage Regeneration and Repair, Eye Development and VitreoretinopathiesBiological Sciences Department, MB Room 225Emphasis Area(s): Data Science
Research Area(s): Function of Extracellular Matrix Molecules in Craniofacial and Skeletal Development, Cartilage Regeneration and Repair, Eye Development and Vitreoretinopathies 
Michael Perlmutter
Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science
Research Area(s): Geometric Deep Learning, Graph Neural Networks, Waveletbased Methods, Applied Harmonic AnalysisEmphasis Area(s): Computer Science
Research Area(s): Geometric Deep Learning, Graph Neural Networks, Waveletbased Methods, Applied Harmonic Analysis 
Nader Rafla
Emphasis Area(s): Cyber Security
Research Area(s): Programmable Chips, Embedded & MicroprocessorBased System Design, Hardware ArchitecturesElectrical and Computer Engineering Department, MEC Room 202FEmphasis Area(s): Cyber Security
Research Area(s): Programmable Chips, Embedded & MicroprocessorBased System Design, Hardware Architectures 
Mojtaba Sadegh
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Data Science
Research Area(s): Geospatial data analysis, Machine Learning, Wildfireclimatehumans nexusCivil Engineering Department, ERB Room 4147Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Data Science
Research Area(s): Geospatial data analysis, Machine Learning, Wildfireclimatehumans nexus 
Aykut Satici
Assistant Professor
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Geometric mechanics and control theory of mechanical systems, Multiagent robotic systems and cooperative manipulation, control of robots in contact with the environment and/or humansMechanical and Biomedical Engineering, Ruch 233Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Geometric mechanics and control theory of mechanical systems, Multiagent robotic systems and cooperative manipulation, control of robots in contact with the environment and/or humans 
Marion Scheepers
Emphasis Area(s): Cyber Security
Research Area(s): Set Theory, Game Theory, Cryptology, Elementary algebra, combinatorics and number theory, and Algorithmic phenomena in NatureMathematics Department, MB Room 239AEmphasis Area(s): Cyber Security
Research Area(s): Set Theory, Game Theory, Cryptology, Elementary algebra, combinatorics and number theory, and Algorithmic phenomena in Nature 
Edoardo Serra
Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Cyber Security, Data Science
Research Area(s): Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science, AI/ML application Cyber and National SecurityComputer Science Department, CCP 349Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Cyber Security, Data Science
Research Area(s): Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science, AI/ML application Cyber and National Security 
Elena Sherman
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Computer Science
Research Area(s): Software EngineeringComputer Science Department, USB 208BEmphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Computer Science
Research Area(s): Software Engineering 
Francesca Spezzano
Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Data Science
Research Area(s): Social Network Analysis and Mining, Data ScienceComputer Science Department, CCP Room 348Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Data Science
Research Area(s): Social Network Analysis and Mining, Data Science 
Lisa Warner
Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science
Research Area(s): Structural Biology, Protein/nucleic acid interaction, biomolecular structure computationChemistry and Biochemistry Department, SCNC Room 154DEmphasis Area(s): Computer Science
Research Area(s): Structural Biology, Protein/nucleic acid interaction, biomolecular structure computation 
Denise Wingett
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Immunology and Inflammatory Disease, Nanomaterials and Biological Response, New Drug Development
Biology Department, Science Building Room 103Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Immunology and Inflammatory Disease, Nanomaterials and Biological Response, New Drug Development

Grady Wright
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Data Science
Research Area(s): Computational Math, Scientific Computing, Numerical Methods for PDEs, Approximation Theory, Mathematics of Data Science, Computational Geosciences, and Mathematical Biology
Mathematics Department, MB Room 140Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Data Science
Research Area(s): Computational Math, Scientific Computing, Numerical Methods for PDEs, Approximation Theory, Mathematics of Data Science, Computational Geosciences, and Mathematical Biology

Heidi Wu
Emphasis Area(s): Data Science
Research Area(s): Cosmology and extragalactic astrophysics, gravitational lensing, galaxy clustersCurrently advising or accepting new Computing PhD students
Emphasis Area(s): Data Science
Research Area(s): Cosmology and extragalactic astrophysics, gravitational lensing, galaxy clustersCurrently advising or accepting new Computing PhD students

Jyhhaw Yeh
Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Cyber Security
Research Area(s): Computer SecurityComputer Science Department, CCP Room 247Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Cyber Security
Research Area(s): Computer Security 
Jun Zhuang
Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science
Research Area(s): Graph machine learning; Quantum machine learningComputer Science Department, CCP Room 354Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science
Research Area(s): Graph machine learning; Quantum machine learning 
Barbara ZubikKowal
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Computational and Applied Mathematics
Mathematics DepartmentEmphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Computational and Applied Mathematics