Dr. Penny Rheingans, Director of the Center for Women and Information Technology

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

Marie desJardins
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1992. Artificial intelligence; machine learning; planning; multi-agent systems; interactive AI.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Penny Rheingans
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1993. Interactive computer graphics; scientific, medical and information visualization.

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

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

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

Gymama Slaughter
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2005. Sensor-processor integration, wireless network and communications, biological system, bioelectronics design and theory, and the design of implantable biosensor systems.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.