Faculty in Computer Science and Engineering

Ishfaq Ahmad

Ishfaq Ahmad
Professor

Ishfaq Ahmad Profile
iahmad@uta.edu | ERB - 527
Research Areas: big data and large-scale computing, machine learning and data mining, robotics and AI, sustainable computing
Research Interests: robotics and vision, IoT, assistive technologies

Vasillis Athitsos, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

Vassilis Athitsos
Professor

Vassilis Athitsos Profile
athitsos@uta.edu | ERB - 623
Office Hrs: MW 11:00a-12:30p
Research Areas: Computer Vision and Multimedia, Machine Learning and Data Mining
Research Interests: Gesture Recognition; Sign Language Recognition; Human Motion Analysis; Face Recognition

Linda Barasch

Linda Barasch
Professor of Instruction and Undergraduate Advisor

Linda Barasch Profile
barasch@uta.edu | ERB - 643
Office Hrs: T 11:00a-1:00p and W 10:00a - 12:00p

William Beksi, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

William Beksi
Assistant Professor

William Beksi Profile
william.beksi@uta.edu | ERB - 523
Research Areas: robotics, computer vision, cyber-physical systems
Research Interests: Robotics; Computer Vision; Artificial Intelligence; Applied Topology

Bill Carroll, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

Bill Carroll
Professor

Bill Carroll Profile
carroll@uta.edu | ERB - 521
Office Hrs: MTR 3:30p-5:00p and W 4:00p-6:00p
Research Areas: Embedded Systems and Mobile Computing

Sharma Chakravarthy, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

Sharma Chakravarthy
Professor

Sharma Chakravarthy Profile
sharmac@uta.edu | ERB - 632
Office Hrs: Tue Thu 11:00AM-12:00PM
817-272-2082
Research Areas: Big Data and Large-Scale Computing, Machine Learning and Data Mining, Database and Information Systems
Research Interests: knowledge discovery, big data analytics, data mining, graph analysis, multilayer networks, video situation monitoring, graph query processing, event-based push

Hao Che, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

Hao Che
Professor

Hao Che Profile
hche@uta.edu | ERB - 536
Office Hrs: F 5:00p-6:00p
817-272-3631
Research Areas: Computer Networks, Embedded Systems and Mobile Computing, Sustainable Computing
Research Interests: Internet distributed traffic control; content-centric networking; software-defined networking; Internet router interface programming; multicore processor and warehouse-scale computer analysis and resource management

Chistopher Conly

Christopher Conly
Assistant Professor of Instruction

Christopher Conly Profile
chris.conly@uta.edu | ERB - 642
Research Areas: computer vision and multimedia, machine learning and data mining
Research Interests: machine learning, artificial intelligence, computer vision

Ronald E. Cross

Ronald E. Cross
Associate Professor of Practice

Ronald E. Cross Profile
recross@uta.edu | ERB - 549
Office Hrs: Tue Thu 11:00AM-1:00PM
817-272-1728

Christoph Csallner, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

Christoph Csallner
Professor

Christoph Csallner Profile
csallner@uta.edu | ERB - 554
Office Hrs: TR 8:30AM-9:15AM
Research Areas: Software Engineering, Security and Privacy
Research Interests: software engineering; program analysis; automated testing; mobile software engineering

Brian Dalio

Brian Dalio
Associate Professor of Instruction

Brian Dalio Profile
ERB - 557
817-272-3785
Office Hrs: MTWR 11:00AM-12:30PM

Gautam Das, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

Gautam Das
Distinguished University Chair Professor, Associate Dean of Research

Gautam Das Profile
gdas@uta.edu | ERB - 626
Research Areas: Big Data and Large-Scale Computing, Database and Information Systems, Machine Learning and Data Mining, Sustainable Computing
Research Interests: big data analytics; deep web and social media mining; databases exploration; Information retrieval; statistical and combinatorial algorithms

Elizabeth Diaz

Elizabeth Diaz
Associate Professor of Instruction

Elizabeth Diaz Profile
elizabeth.diaz@uta.edu | ERB - 555
817-272-0741
Research Areas: Software Engineering
Research Interests: Mobile Development Application

Alex Dillhoff, Computer Science and Engineering

Alex Dillhoff
Senior Lecturer

Alex Dillhoff
alex.dillhoff@uta.edu | ERB 651
Research Areas: Computer Vision and Multimedia, Machine Learning and Data Mining

Chance Eary

Chance Eary
Assistant Professor of Instruction

Chance Eary Profile
chance.eary@uta.edu
Office Hrs: MW 7:30AM-8:30AM
Research Areas: computer networks, security and privacy, computer networks
Research Interests: opportunistic networks; opportunistic computing; mobile distributed systems; pervasive computing

Ramez Elmasri, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

Ramez Elmasri
Professor and Associate Chair

Ramez Elmasri Profile
elmasri@uta.edu | ERB - 634
817-272-2348
Research Areas: Database and Information Systems, Big Data and Large-Scale Computing, Machine Learning and Data Mining
Research Interests: spatial databases; spatio-temporal data analysis and mining; data modeling and summarization; converting data to knowledge; distributed computing; map data integration

Leonidas Fegaras

Leonidas Fegaras
Associate Professor

Leonidas Fegaras Profile
fegaras@uta.edu | ERB - 653
Office Hrs: TR 4:00PM-5:30PM
Research Areas: Big Data and Large-Scale Computing, Database and Information Systems
Research Interests: database query processing and optimization, web databases and XML, functional programming languages, formal semantics

Negin Fraidouni

Negin Fraidouni
Senior Lecturer

negin.fraidouni@uta.edu | ERB - 551
Office Hrs: TR 4:00PM-5:00PM
817-272-0890
Research Areas: biocomputing and health informatics, machine learning and data mining, database and information systems

Donna French

Donna French
Senior Lecturer and Graduate Advisor

Donna French Profile
donna.french@uta.edu | ERB - 652
Office Hrs: Mon Tue Wed Thu 4:00PM-5:30PM
Research Areas: Software Engineering

Jean Gao, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

Jean Gao
Professor

Jean Gao Profile
gao@uta.edu | ERB - 538
Office Hrs: TR 12:30p-1:30p
817-272-3628
Research Areas: Biocomputing and Health Informatics, Big Data and Large-Scale Computing, Computer Vision and Multimedia, Machine Learning and Data Mining
Research Interests: biomedical and health informatics; big data analysis; machine learning; data mining; pattern recognition

Shawn Gieser

Shawn Gieser
Senior Lecturer

Shawn Gieser Profile
shawn.gieser@uta.edu | ERB - 502
Research Areas: Computer Vision and Multimedia
Research Interests: Human Computer Interaction; Motion Tracking; Virtual Reality; Virtual Rehabilitation

Vamsikrishna Gopikrishna

Vamsikrishna Gopikrishna
Senior Lecturer

Vamsikrishna Gopikrishna Profile
vamsikrishna.gopikrishna@uta.edu | ERB - 553
Office Hrs: MW 10:00a-11:30a and TR 5:30p-7:00p
Research Areas: Machine Learning and Data Mining
Research Interests: Computer Vision and Multimedia, Machine Learning and Data Mining, Robotics and AI

Nadra Guizani

Nadra Guizani
Assistant Professor of Instruction

Nadra Guizani Profile
nadra.guizani@uta.edu

Junzhou Huang, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

Junzhou Huang
Associate Professor

Junzhou Huang Profile
jzhuang@uta.edu | ERB - 650
817-272-9596
Virtual Office Hours
Research Areas: Big Data and Large-Scale Computing, Biocomputing and Health Informatics, Computer Vision and Multimedia, Machine Learning and Data Mining
Research Interests: sparse learning; medical informatics

Manfred Huber, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

Manfred Huber
Professor

Manfred Huber Profile
huber@uta.edu | ERB - 522
Office Hrs: Tue 3:00PM - 5:00PM
817-272-2345
Research Areas: Robotics and AI
Research Interests: autonomous robot systems; sensor-driven robotics; machine learning; development of intelligent behavior

Mohammad Atiqul Islam

Mohammad Atiqul Islam
Assistant Professor

Mohammad Atiqul Islam Profile
mislam@uta.edu | ERB - 541
Research Areas: Big Data and Large-Scale Computing, Embedded Systems and Mobile Computing, Security and Privacy, Sustainable Computing

Hong Jiang, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

Hong Jiang
Nedderman Professor and Chair

Hong Jiang Profile
hong.jiang@uta.edu | ERB - 639
Office Hrs: MW 10:30a-11:30a
817-272-3605
Research Areas: Big Data and Large-Scale Computing
Research Interests: Computer Architecture, Memory/Storage and I/O Systems, Cloud and Edge Computing Systems, Systems Support for Big Data Analytics, HPC Systems

Song Jiang, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

Song Jiang
Professor

Song Jiang Profile
song.jiang@uta.edu | SEIR - 319 | 469-996-3465
Research Areas: Big Data and Large-Scale Computing
Research Interests: File and Storage Systems, OS, HPC, and Management of Big Data

Farhad Kamangar, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

Farhad Kamangar
Professor

Farhad Kamangar Profile
kamangar@uta.edu | ERB - 524
817-272-3617
Research Areas: Machine Learning and Data Mining, Machine Learning and Data Mining
Research Interests: computer vision; image processing; artificial intelligence; data mining; signal processing; neural networks

Bhram Khalili

Bahram Khalili
Professor of Instruction and Graduate Advisor

Bahram Khalili Profile
khalili@uta.edu | ERB - 629
817-272-5407
Office Hrs: TR 11:00a-12:30p
Research Areas: Software Engineering
Research Interests: software engineering processes; Software Cost Estimation; Agile methodology; Software Engineering Management

Won Hwa Kim, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

Won Hwa Kim
Assistant Professor

Won Hwa Kim Profile
won.kim@uta.edu | SEIR - 324
Office Hrs: T 2:00p-3:00p
817-272-6769
Research Areas: Machine Learning and Data Mining, Biocomputing and Health Informatics, Computer Vision and Multimedia
Research Interests: Machine Learning; Computer Vision; Harmonic Analysis; NeuroImaging

David Kung, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

David Kung
Professor

David Kung Profile
kung@uta.edu | ERB - 532
Office Hrs: TR 2:30p-3:30p
Research Areas: Software Engineering, Security and Privacy
Research Interests: agile methods; object-oriented software engineering; testing object-oriented software; software methodology; software design patterns; automated software engineering; software security

Jeff Lei, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

Jeff (Yu) Lei
Professor and Director of the UG Software Engineering Program

Jeff (Yu) Lei Profile
ylei@uta.edu | ERB - 531
Office Hrs: TR 10:00a-11:00a
Research Areas: Software Engineering
Research Interests: software analysis, software testing, software security

David Levine

David Levine
Associate Professor of Practice

David Levine Profile
davel@uta.edu | ERB - 525
817-272-2349
Research Areas: Big Data and Large-Scale Computing
Research Interests: software engineering; systems; distributed-networked objects; operating systems

Chengkai Li, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

Chengkai Li
Professor and Associate Chair

Chengkai Li Profile
cli@uta.edu | ERB - 628
817-272-0162
Research Areas: Database and Information Systems, Big Data and Large-Scale Computing, Machine Learning and Data Mining
Research Interests: computational journalism; natural language processing; usability challenges in querying graph data; data-driven fact-checking; exceptional fact finding; applied machine learning

Ming Li, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

Ming Li
Assistant Professor

Ming Li Profile
ming.li@uta.edu | ERB - 536
Office Hrs: MW 2:30p-3:30p
Research Areas: Security and Privacy, Computer Networks, Embedded Systems and Mobile Computing
Research Interests: Crowd and social sensing; privacy-preserving computing; user authentication;

Yonghe Liu, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

Yonghe Liu
Associate Professor

Yonghe Liu Profile
yonghe@uta.edu | ERB - 537
Office Hrs: TR 10:00a-11:00a
Research Areas: Computer Networks, Embedded Systems and Mobile Computing, Security and Privacy
Research Interests: internet of things; sensor networks; next generation networks; opportunistic networks; mobile applications

Jason Losh

Jason Losh
Professor of Practice and Director of the UG Computer Engineering Program

Jason Losh Profile
jlosh@uta.edu | ERB - 649
Office hours are available in the ERB 1st floor labs M-Th between classes and in teams or email.
Teams calls will be assigned per class.
817-272-3785

Fillia Makedon, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

Fillia Makedon
Jenkins-Garrett Professor

Fillia Makedon Profile
makedon@uta.edu | ERB - 624
817-272-3605
Research Areas: Machine Learning and Data Mining, Robotics and AI
Research Interests: human computer interaction; assistive technologies; pervasive computing; assistive robotics; computer aided rehabilitation; Cyber-physical Systems

Chris McMurrough

Chris McMurrough
Associate Professor of Instruction and Director of Senior Design

Chris McMurrough Profile
mcmurrough@uta.edu | ERB - 511
817-272-1034
Research Areas: Robotics and AI
Research Interests: Computer Vision and Multimedia, Embedded Systems and Mobile Computing, perceptual computing for robotics and embedded systems; assistive devices

Jiang Ming, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

Jiang Ming
Assistant Professor

Jiang Ming Profile
jiang.ming@uta.edu | ERB - 528
Office Hrs: F 10:30AM-11:50AM
817-272-0906
Research Areas: Security and Privacy, Software Engineering
Research Interests: software security and malware defense; program analysis and verification for security issues; binary difference analysis; secure information flow analysis; malicious code analysis.

Phuc VP Nguyen, Computer Science and Engineering 

VP Nguyen
Assistant Professor

VP Nguyen Profile
vp.nguyen@uta.edu
Virtual Office Hours URL
Research Areas: biocomputing and health informatics, robotics and AI, security and privacy
Research Interests: ubiquitous and pervasive computing

Shirin Nilizadeh, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

Shirin Nilizadeh
Assistant Professor

Shirin Nilizadeh Profile
shirin.nilizadeh@uta.edu | ERB - 530
Office Hrs: F 10:00a-12:00p
Research Areas: Security and Privacy, Big Data and Large-Scale Computing, Machine Learning and Data Mining
Research Interests: Security Analytics, IoT, Blockchain, Social Computing

Habeeb Olufowobi, Computer Science and Engineering 

Habeeb Olufowobi
Assistant Professor

Habeeb Olufowobi Profile
habeeb.olufowobi@uta.edu | ERB - 560
Office Hrs: MW 2:00PM-3:30PM
817-272-3785
Virtual Office Hours URL
Research Areas: security and privacy, big data and large-scale computing, computer networks, embedded systems and mobile computing
Research Interests: IoT security, machine learning, hardware security, blockchain

Deokgun Park, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

Deokgun Park
Assistant Professor

Deokgun Park Profile
deokgun.park@uta.edu | ERB - 533
Office Hrs: W 1:00p-2:00p
Research Areas: Machine Learning and Data Mining, Robotics and AI
Research Interests: visual analytics; information visualization

Salik Parwez, Computer Science and Engineering

Salik Parwez
Senior Lecturer

Salik Parwez Profile
mdsalik.parwez@uta.edu | ERB - 558
Office Hrs: Tue 3:30PM - 5:00PM
Research Interests: 5G and beyond networks

Lynn Peterson, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

Lynn Peterson
Professor and Associate Dean of Engineering

Lynn Peterson Profile
peterson@uta.edu | ERB - 534
817-272-5503
Research Areas: Robotics and AI
Research Interests: knowledge representation; artificial intelligence applications; Intelligent Computer-based Instructional Systems; Medical Computer Science; Engineering education

Jia Rao, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

Jia Rao
Associate Professor

Jia Rao Profile
Jia.rao@uta.edu | SEIR 223
Office Hours: Tue Thu 10:00AM-11:00AM
817-272-0770
Research Areas: Big Data and Large-Scale Computing, Sustainable Computing
Research Interests: operating systems; virtualization; parallel and distributed computing; multicore architecture; reinforcement learning

Alexandra Stefan

Alexandra Stefan
Associate Professor of Instruction

Alexandra Stefan Profile
astefan@uta.edu | ERB - 625 |
Office Hrs: MW 2:30PM-3:00PM and TR 12:30PM-1:30PM
Research Areas: Computer Vision and Multimedia, Machine Learning and Data Mining

Allison Sullivan, Computer Science and Engineering 

Allison Sullivan
Assistant Professor

Allison Sullivan Profile
allison.sullivan@uta.edu | ERB - 529
Office Hrs: M 11:00AM-1:00PM
Research Areas: software engineering
Research Interests: Software Testing; Program Analysis; Program Synthesis and Repair; Formal Methods; Model-Based Development

Carter Tiernan

Carter Tiernan
Assistant Dean; Professor of Instruction; Director of Outreach

Carter Tiernan Profile
tiernan@uta.edu | NH - 620
Virtual Office Hours
817-272-1295
Research Areas: Robotics and AI, Machine Learning and Data Mining
Research Interests: engineering education; computational thinking

Cesar Torres

Cesar Torres
Assistant Professor

Cesar Torres Profile
cearto@uta.edu | ERB - 559
Office Hrs: T 11:00AM-12:00PM
817-272-5915
Virtual Office Hours URL
Research Areas: Computer Vision and Multimedia, Embedded Systems and Mobile Computing, Machine Learning and Data Mining, Robotics and AI
Research Interests: Human-Computer Interaction; Physical Computing; New Media

Bob Weems, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

Bob Weems
Associate Professor and Director of the UG Computer Science Program

Bob Weems Profile
weems@uta.edu | ERB - 627
Office Hrs: TR 11:00AM-12:30PM and TR 2:00PM-3:30PM
Research Interests: preference matching, answer set programming

Dajiang Zhu, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

Dajiang Zhu
Assistant Professor

Dajiang Zhu Profile
dajiang.zhu@uta.edu | SEIR - 323
Research Areas: Biocomputing and Health Informatics, Big Data and Large-Scale Computing, Machine Learning and Data Mining
Research Interests: Medical Imaging; Computational Neuroscience

Yingying Zhu, Computer Science and Engineering

Yingying Zhu
Assistant Professor

Dr. Zhu's Profile
yingying.zhu@uta.edu
Research Areas: computer vision, machine learning and data mining, biocomputing and health informatics, robotics and AI
Research Interests: computer vision, machine learning, medical image analysis, natural language processing

Adjunct Faculty

Giri Amaravadi - giridhar.amaravadi@uta.edu | Ph: 682-521-5608 | ERB - 551 | Office Hrs: T 6:00PM-7:00PM

Trevor Bakker - trevor.bakker@uta.edu |  ERB - 320 | Office Hrs: MW 8:30p-10:30a

Ranjan Dashranjan.dash@mavs.uta.edu |  ERB - 339

Sajib Datta - sajib.datta@uta.edu | Ph: 817-272-0161 | ERB - 652 | Office Hrs: MW 1:00p-2:30p

Jimmie Davisjimmie.davis@uta.edu | Ph: 817-323-7143 | ERB - 320 | Office Hrs: MW 8:30p-9:00p and TR 2:00p-3:00p

Dennis Fraileyfrailey@dfwair.net | ERB - 402 | Office Hrs: F 4:00p-5:00p and F 12:00p-1:00p

Kelly Frenchkelly.french@uta.edu | Ph: 817/939-8869 | ERB - 339 | Office Hrs: T 2:00p-3:30p and W 1:00p-2:30p

Jesus Gonzalezjesus.gonzalezbernal@uta.edu | Ph: | ERB - 321 | Office Hrs: MWF 10:00-11:00a and F 9:00a-11:00a

Taylor Johnsontaylor.johnson@uta.edu

Trey Jonestrey.jones@uta.edu; ERB 321

Ramakrishna Koganti - ramakrishna.koganti@uta.edu | ERB - 321 | Office Hrs: M 5:00PM-6:00PM

Bill Meszkowilliam.meszko@uta.edu | Ph: 469-258-8909 | ERB - 402 | Office Hrs: W 2:30p-3:30p

Jon Mitchell - jon.mitchell@uta.edu 

Terrance Mooreterrance.moore@uta.edu | ERB - 339

Nomaan Muftinomaan.mufti@uta.edu | Ph: 469-931-8345 | ERB - 322 | Office Hrs: MR 4:00p-5:30p

Kyungseo Parkkyungseo.park@uta.edu | ERB - 402 | Office Hrs: TW 6:00p-7:00p

George Ricegeorge.rice@uta.edu | ERB - 402 | Office Hrs: TR 11:00AM-12:00AM

Mike Siokmike.siok@uta.edu | ERB - 321 | Office Hrs: F 2:00p-4:00p

Zhijun Wang - zhijun.wang@uta.edu | Office Hrs: T 2:00p-3:00p

Larz Whitelarz.white@uta.edu; ERB 321

Gergely Zarubazaruba@uta.edu

Student Instructors

Marnim Galibmarnim.galib@mavs.uta.edu; 682/256-1853 | ERB - 309 | Office Hrs: TR 4:00p-5:00p

Bhanu Jainbhanu.jain@mavs.uta.edu; ERB - 307 | Office Hrs: MW 3:00p-4:00p

Mary Koone - mary.koone@mavs.uta.edu; 940-231-1164 | ERB - 310 | Office Hrs: TR 5:00p-7:00p

Fadiah Qudahfadiah.qudah@mavs.uta.edu

Rodrigo Augusto Silva Dos Santosrodrigoaugusto.silvadossantos@mavs.uta.edu; 682-777-8998 | ERB - 310 | Office Hrs: M 2:00p-3:30p and MWW 12:30p-2:00p

Emeritus Faculty

Chris Ding, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering

Chris Ding,
Professor Emeritus

Faculty Profile

Roger Walker

Roger Walker,
Professor Emeritus

Faculty Profile

Administration/Staff

Hong Jiang
Nedderman Professor and Chair
639 ERB | 817-272-3567
hong.jiang@uta.edu

Ramez Elmasri
Professor and Associate Chair
634/654 ERB | 817-272-2348
elmasri@uta.edu

Chengkai Li
Professor and Associate Chair
628 ERB | 817-272-0162
cli@uta.edu

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