Dr. Anupam Joshi and Dr. Yelena Yesha instruct students

Tenure-track Faculty

Adam Bargteil
Ph.D., Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley, 2006. Computer graphics; animation; scientific computing; computational physics and computational geometry.

Alan T. Sherman
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1987. Security of voting systems, cryptology, information assurance, discrete algorithms.

Anthony Johnson
Ph.D., City College of New York, 1981. ultrafast photophysics and nonlinear optical properties of bulk, nanostructured, and quantum well semiconductor structures, ultrashort pulse propagation in fibers and high-speed lightwave systems.

Anupam Joshi
Ph.D., Purdue University, 1993. Distributed/networked and mobile computing; data/web mining; multimedia databases.

Charles Nicholas
Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1988. Electronic document processing; software engineering; intelligent information systems.

Chein-I Chang
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park, 1986. Information theory and coding; signal detection and estimation; remote sensing image processing.

Chintan Patel
Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 2004. VLSI design and testing.

Curtis R. Menyuk
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1981. Lightwave communications; optical fibers; optical networks; nonlinear phenomena.

Cynthia Matuszek
Ph.D., University of Washington, 2014. Robotics, natural language processing, human-robot interaction, and artificial intelligence.

David Chapman
Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 2012. Computer vision and machine learning applications to medical imagery, weather forecasting and robotics.

Deepinder Sidhu
Ph.D., SUNY at Stony Brook, 1979. Computer networks; distributed systems; distributed and heterogeneous databases.

Dhananjay Phatak
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 1994. Mobile and high performance computer networks; computer arithmetic algorithms; VLSI implementations; signal processing; neural networks; digital and analog VLSI design and CAD.

Fow-Sen Choa
Ph.D., SUNY Buffalo, 1988. MOCVD Growth; optoelectronic integrated circuits; photonic switches and routers; WDM networks.

Frank Ferraro
Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University, 2017. Natural language processing; machine learning; artificial intelligence.

Gary M. Carter
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1975. Optoelectronics; diode lasers; nonlinear optics; optical communications.

Haibin Zhang
Ph.D., Department of Computer Science, UC Davis, 2014. Security, Cryptography, and Privacy; Systems and Distributed Systems; Cloud Computing and Cloud Security; Blockchains.

Hamed Pirsiavash
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine, 2012. Computer Vision; Machine Learning and Multimedia.

Kostantinos Kalpakis
Ph.D., University of Maryland Graduate School, Baltimore, 1994. Digital libraries; electronic commerce; databases; multimedia; parallel and distributed computing.

Li Yan
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park, 1989. Ultrashort pulse solid-state lasers; hybrid lasers; optical communications and networking technologies.

Marc Olano
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, 1998. Interactive procedural shading.

Mohamed Younis
Ph.D., New Jersey Institute of Technology, 1997. Distributed real-time systems; fault tolerant computing; wireless networks; embedded computer systems; compiler-based analysis; operating systems.

Naghmeh Karimi
Ph.D., University of Tehran 2010. Hardware Security & Design-for-Trust, Fault Tolerance & Design-for-Reliability, Hardware Testing & Design-for-Testability, Hardware Design & Synthesis, VLSI Design.

Nilanjan Banerjee
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 2009. Embedded and distributed systems for mobile, pervasive and sustainability based computing: renewable energy driven mobile and sensor systems and health diagnostic systems; mobile system usability; mobile networking; experimental mobile testbed design.

Richard Chang
Ph.D., Cornell University, 1991. Computational complexity theory; structural complexity; analysis of algorithms.

Ryan Robucci
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009. Signal processing and communications, VLSI testing.

Samuel Lomonaco
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1964. Quantum computation; algebraic coding theory; cryptography; numerical and symbolic computation.

Seung-Jun Kim
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2005. Statistical signal processing, optimization, machine learning, with applications to communications, future power systems, and big data analytics.

Tim Finin
Ph.D., Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1980. Artificial intelligence; knowledge representation and reasoning; knowledge and database systems.

Tim Oates
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts. Artificial intelligence; machine learning; robotics; natural language processing.

Ting Zhu
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2010. Big Data, Embedded Systems, Cyber-Physical Systems, Mobile Systems, Distributed Systems, Operating Systems, Renewable and Sustainable Energies, Internet of Things, Wireless and Sensor Networks, Network Protocols, Social Networks, and Security.

Tinoosh Mohsenin
Ph.D., University of California, Davis, 2010. Algorithms, architectures and VLSI design for high performance and energy-efficient computation that support communication, signal processing and biomedical applications.

Tulay Adali
Ph.D., North Carolina State, 1992. Statistical and adaptive signal processing; machine learning for signal processing; medical image analysis and data fusion.

Yaacov Yesha
Ph.D., Weizmann University, Israel, 1979. Parallel computing; computational complexity; algorithms; source coding; speech and image compression.

Yelena Yesha
Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1989. Distributed systems; database systems; digital libraries; electronic commerce; performance modeling.

Professors of the practice

Abhijit Dutt
Ph.D., Management Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2013
M.S., Computer Science, University of Tulsa
B.S., Physics, University of Calcutta

Christopher Marron
Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Virginia, 1994
M.S., Mathematics, University of Virginia, 1990
B.S., Mathematics, Mary Washington College, 1987

E.F. Charles LaBerge
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 2002
M.S., Engineering, John Hopkins University, 1975
B.S., Engineering Sciences, John Hopkins University, 1974

Ergun Simsek (Graduate Program Director for Data Science at UMBC)
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University, 2006
M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Massachusetts, 2003
B.S., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bilkent University, 2001


Ben Johnson, Lecturer
Ph.D., Computer Science, UMBC, 2013
M.S., Computer Science, UMBC, 2010
B.S., Computer Science, UMBC, 2006

Ben Shariati, Lecturer
Ph.D., George Washington University, 2016
M.S., George Washington University, 1998

Jeremy Dixon, Senior Lecturer
DSc., Information Technology, Towson University, 2016
M.S., Information Systems, Johns Hopkins University, 2009
M.B.A., Master of Business Administration, Johns Hopkins University, 2009
M.S., Geoenvironmental Studies, Shippensburg University, 1999

Katherine Gibson, Lecturer
Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Pennsylvania, 2015
M.S., Engineering in Computer and Information Science, University of Pennsylvania, 2012
B.S. in Computer Science, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 2000

Mohammad ‘Khash’ Donyaee, Lecturer
Ph.D., Computer Science, Concordia University, Montreal, 2008

Richard Forno, Senior Lecturer
Affiliate, Center for Internet and Society (CIS), Stanford University
Ph.D., Curtin University of Technology, 2010
M.A., Salve Regina University, 2002
A.B., Valley Forge Military College, 1992
B.A., American University, 1994

Susan Mitchell, Senior Lecturer
Ph.D., Information Systems, UMBC, 2012
M.S., Information Systems, UMBC, 2009
M.S., Computer Science, The Johns Hopkins University, 1983
B.A., Psychology, UMBC, 1979