Faculty Research Areas

Department Faculty Areas of Expertise

Fred Chang
Department Chair and Professor

  • Cybersecurity

Jia Zhang
Interim Department Chair and Professor
  • Data Science Infrastructure
  • Machine Learning and Deep Learning
  • Scientific Workflow
  • Cloud Computing
  • Software Engineering

Ginger Alford
Clinical Professor
  • Immersive and Novel Display Technologies in Museum Settings
  • Animatronics: Story-Based Mechatronics K-12 Education
  • Machine Learning for Remote Sensing

Corey Clark
Assistant Professor

  • Human in the loop Machine Learning
  • Distributed Computing
  • Video Games

Frank Coyle
Senior Lecturer

  • Software Engineering

Maya El Dayeh
Lecturer
  • Software Engineering
  • Cloud Computing

Mark Fontenot
Clinical Professor
  • Engineering Education focusing on the measurement of individual innovative behavior

Michael Hahsler
Clinical Associate Professor

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Mining
  • Data Science

LiGuo Huang
Associate Professor
  • Intelligent Software Engineering
  • Synergy of Machine/Deep Learning, NLP and Software Engineering
  • Software Quality Assurance
  • Software System Processes and Molding
  • Empirical Software Engineering

Eric Larson
Associate Professor
  • Machine Learning and Deep Learning
  • Security and Privacy, Side Channels, Anomaly Detection
  • Context Aware Computing, Machine Learning in Education
  • Machine Learning in Medicine, including Mobile Health Computing
  • Virtual Screening and Chemical Compound Representation

King-Ip (David) Lin
Associate Professor
  • Database systems
  • Multimedia indexing
  • Data mining
  • Information retrieval
  • Health informatics
  • Text Mining

Theodore Manikas
Clinical Professor
  • Computer System Security and Reliability
  • Computer-aided Integrated Circuit Design
  • Genetic Algorithms

Klyne Smith
Clinical Professor
  • Software Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Software Delivery Optimization

Jeff Tian
Professor
  • Software Engineering
  • Software Reliability, Usability, and Safety
  • Testing, Measurements, and Analysis
  • User-centered Quality Assurance of Ubiquitous and Cloud Systems