Faculty Research Interests

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

Jedidiah Crandall
Professor; Ph.D., University of California at Davis, 2007
Interests: Security and privacy, Internet measurement, Internet censorship, information flow

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

Tom Hayes
Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2003
Interests: Theoretical Computer Science and Machine Learning with particular interests in convergence rates for Markov chains, sampling algorithms for random combinatorial structures and online decision-making algorithms

Bruna Jacobson
Research Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Physics, University of Southern California
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.

Marina Kogan
Assistant Professor; Ph.D., University of Colorado, 2017
Interests: Human-Computer Interaction, social computing, crisis informatics, network science, complex sociotechnical systems

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

Jedidiah McClurg
Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2018
Interests: Programming languages, program synthesis and verification, software-defined networking

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 ing 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. 

Marie Vasek
Assistant Professor: Ph.D., The University of Tulsa, 2017
Interests: Cybersecurity, security economics, cybercrime measurement, digital currencies

Lance R. Williams
Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 1994
Interests: Visual information processing in the human brain, computer vision, image processing, applications of computers in biology and physics.