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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

Liljana Babinkostova
Emphasis Area(s): Cyber Security
Research Area(s): Cryptography, Cryptanalysis, PostQuantum Algorithms, Number Theory, Game Theory, SetTheoretic Topology
Mathematics Department, MB Room 237AEmphasis Area(s): Cyber Security
Research Area(s): Cryptography, Cryptanalysis, PostQuantum Algorithms, Number Theory, Game Theory, SetTheoretic Topology

Elisa Barney
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Computer Science
Research Area(s): Image Processing, Machine Learning
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, MEC Room 202CEmphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Computer Science
Research Area(s): Image Processing, Machine Learning

Donna Calhoun
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Applied Numerical Analysis and Computational Mathematics
Mathematics 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 research.
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 research.

Kurtis Cantley
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science
Research Area(s): Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, MCC 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, Communications
Electrical 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): Microeconomics
Business 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 Computing
Currently advising or accepting new Computing PhD students
Computer Science Department, CCP Room 356Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Data Science
Research Area(s): Scientific Data Visualization, Immersive Environments, Serious Games, High Performance Computing
Currently advising or accepting new Computing PhD students

Gaby Dagher
Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Cyber Security
Research Area(s): Cyber Security, Applied Cryptography, Data Mining, Cloud Computing
Currently 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 Computing
Currently advising or accepting new Computing Ph.D. Students

Michael Ekstrand
Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Data Science
Research Area(s): HumanComputer Interaction, Artificial Intelligence, Recommender Systems, Information Retrieval, Algorithmic AntiDiscrimination
Currently advising or accepting new Computing PhD students
Computer Science Department, CCP Room 255Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Data Science
Research Area(s): HumanComputer Interaction, Artificial Intelligence, Recommender Systems, Information Retrieval, Algorithmic AntiDiscrimination
Currently advising or accepting new Computing PhD students

Jerry Fails
Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Data Science
Research Area(s): HumanComputer Interaction (HCI), Participatory Design Finding, Analyzing and Making Sense Of Data/Information (For Children), Informal Science Experiences For Children, Fitness Technologies For Children, Security For Children
Currently advising or accepting new Computing PhD students
Computer Science Department, CCP Room 257Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Data Science
Research Area(s): HumanComputer Interaction (HCI), Participatory Design Finding, Analyzing and Making Sense Of Data/Information (For Children), Informal Science Experiences For Children, Fitness Technologies For Children, Security For Children
Currently advising or accepting new Computing PhD students

Arvin Farid
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Multiscale Multiphase Numerical Modeling and Digital Humanities
I am currently not advising anyone but am thinking of hiring one for Spring or Fall 2022.
Civil Engineering Department, ERB Room 3133Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Multiscale Multiphase Numerical Modeling and Digital Humanities
I am currently not advising anyone but am thinking of hiring one for Spring or Fall 2022.

Clare Fitzpatrick
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Computational Biomechanics
Currently 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 Biomechanics
Currently advising or accepting new Computing PhD Students

Michail Fragkias
Emphasis Area(s): Data Science
Research Area(s): Applied Economics
Business and Economics Department, MBEB Room 3208Emphasis Area(s): Data Science
Research Area(s): Applied Economics

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 modeling
Geosciences 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 Ecology, Geological Engineering
Emphasis Area(s): Data Science
Research Area(s): Terrestrial Remote Sensing and Image Processing, Remote Environment Sensing, Dryland Ecology, Geological Engineering

Greg Hampikian
Emphasis Area(s): CS, Data Science
Research Area(s): Cancer, Forensics, HIV, Vaccine Development, Nullomers (Absent Sequences), Wrongful Convictions
Emphasis 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 Fields
Emphasis 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 Visualization
HumanEnvironment 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): Cloud Computing Security, Wireless Network Coexistence, Wireless Security, Social Network Privacy
Computer Science Department, CCP Room 249Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Cyber Security
Research Area(s): 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 Nanotechnology
Materials 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 Modeling
Physics 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 Systems.
Computer 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 materials
Materials Science and Engineering Department, MEC Room 403BEmphasis 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
Computer Science Department, CCP Room 254Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Data Science
Research Area(s): Natural Language Processing, Dialogue Systems

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 Methods
Civil Engineering Department, ERB Room 1133Emphasis 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): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Data Science
Research Area(s): Long Memory Processes, WaveletBased Modeling, Bayesian Inference, Bayesian Statistics
Mathematics Department, MB Room 222AEmphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Data Science
Research Area(s): Long Memory Processes, WaveletBased Modeling, Bayesian Inference, Bayesian Statistics

Michal Kopera
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Computational Mathematics, Ocean and Atmospheric Modeling, HighPerformance Computing, Numerical Methods
Currently advising or accepting new Computing PhD students
Mathematics Departments, MB Room 233BEmphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Computational Mathematics, Ocean and Atmospheric Modeling, HighPerformance Computing, Numerical Methods
Currently advising or accepting new Computing PhD students

Jaechoul Lee
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Data Science
Research Area(s): Time Series, Extreme Value Analysis, Statistical Analysis in LargeScale Data
Mathematics Department, MB Room 245BEmphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Data Science
Research Area(s): Time Series, Extreme Value Analysis, Statistical Analysis in LargeScale Data

Lan Li
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering
Research Area(s): Theoretical and Computational Materials Science
Materials 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 Cryosphere
Currently 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 Cryosphere
Currently 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 Chemistry
Chemistry 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, computational algorithms, Geoscience
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Data Science
Research Area(s): Inverse problems, 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 Privacy
Computer 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

Dylan Mikesell
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Data Science
Research Area(s): Computing, Seismology, Geophysics, Seismic Imaging & Monitoring
Geosciences Department, ERB Room 3165Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Data Science
Research Area(s): Computing, Seismology, Geophysics, Seismic Imaging & Monitoring

Catherine Olschanowsky
Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science
Research Area(s): HighPerformance Computing, Parallel Computing, Compiler Optimizations, Benchmark Development
Computer Science Department, CCP Room 253Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science
Research Area(s): HighPerformance Computing, Parallel Computing, Compiler Optimizations, Benchmark Development

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 Vitreoretinopathies
Biological 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

Jayash Paudel
Emphasis Area(s): Data Science
Research Area(s): Applied Microeconometrics
Emphasis Area(s): Data Science
Research Area(s): Applied Microeconometrics

Maria (Sole) Pera
Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Data Science
Research Area(s): Information Retrieval, Information Access for Children, Web Search for the Classroom, Recommender Systems
Currently advising or accepting new Computing Ph.D. students
Computer Science Department, CCP Room 354Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Data Science
Research Area(s): Information Retrieval, Information Access for Children, Web Search for the Classroom, Recommender Systems
Currently advising or accepting new Computing Ph.D. students

Nader Rafla
Emphasis Area(s): Cyber Security
Research Area(s): Programmable Chips, Embedded & MicroprocessorBased System Design, Hardware Architectures
Electrical 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): Water resource management and hydrological systems, Optimization And Statistical Analysis
Civil Engineering Department, ERB Room 4147Emphasis Area(s): Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Data Science
Research Area(s): Water resource management and hydrological systems, Optimization And Statistical Analysis

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 Nature.
Mathematics DepartmentEmphasis 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 Security,
Computer 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 Engineering
Computer Science Department, CCP Room 353Emphasis 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 Science
Computer Science Department, CCP Room 348Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Data Science
Research Area(s): Social Network Analysis and Mining, Data Science

John Stubban
Emphasis Area(s): Cyber Security, Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Data Science
Research Area(s): Smart Grid and Industrial Cyber Security
Emphasis Area(s): Cyber Security, Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering, Data Science
Research Area(s): Smart Grid and Industrial Cyber Security

Lisa Warner
Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science
Research Area(s): Structural Biology, Protein/nucleic acid interaction, biomolecular structure computation
Chemistry 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

Jidong Xiao
Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Cyber Security
Research Area(s): Cybersecurity
Computer Science Department, CCP Room 250Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Cyber Security
Research Area(s): Cybersecurity

Jyhhaw Yeh
Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Cyber Security
Research Area(s): Computer Security
Computer Science Department, CCP Room 247Emphasis Area(s): Computer Science, Cyber Security
Research Area(s): Computer Security

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