Faculty Directory

 

Dr. Sajal K. Das, Department Chair & St. Clair Endowed Chair

325B Computer Science Bldg.
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-7708
e-mail: Dr. Das

Areas of Interest: Wireless Sensor Networks, Cyber-Physical Systems, Mobile & Pervasive Computing, Cloud Computing,  & Graph Theory.


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Dr. Maggie Cheng, Associate Professor

313 Computer Science Building
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-7501
e-mail: Dr. Cheng

Areas of Interest: Wireless Networks, Network Data Analysis, Big Data Analytics (Algorithms Aspect).


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Dr. Fikret Ercal, Professor

314 Computer Science Building
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-4857
e-mail: Dr. Ercal

Areas of Interest: Parallel Algorithms, Bioinformatics and Computer Vision.


 

Mike Gosnell, Lecturer

305 Computer Science Building
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-4491
e-mail: Mr. Gosnell

   

Dr. Ali Hurson, Professor

323 Computer Science Building
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-6201
e-mail: Dr. Hurson

Areas of Interest: Parallel and Distributed Systems, Databases, Mobile-Databases, Pervasive and Mobile Computing.


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Dr. Wei Jiang, Associate Chair for Graduate Studies & External Affairs, Associate Professor

333 Computer Science Building
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-4989
e-mail: Dr. Jiang

Areas of Interest: Privacy, Security, Data Mining and Databases: Security and Privacy issues raised by data integration and distributed Data Mining techniques; Security issues in Databases and Federated Search; Applied Cryptography and Secure Multi-Party Computation techniques; Document anonymization to prevent the disclosure of sensitive attributes.


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Dr. Jennifer Leopold, Associate Professor

334 Computer Science Building
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-7219
e-mail: Dr. Leopold

Areas of Interest: Qualitative Spatial Reasoning, Programming Languages, Scientific Visualization, Ontologies, Database Accessessibility and Analysis.


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Dr. Dan Lin, Associate Professor and St. Clair Fellow

317 Computer Science Building
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-4988
e-mail: Dr. Lin

 Areas of Interest: Database Systems, Security and Privacy, Cloud Computing, Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks.


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Dr. Sanjay Madria, Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies, Professor

319 Computer Science Building
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-4856
e-mail: Dr. Madria

Areas of Interest: Cloud Computing, Security, Wireless Computing and Mobile Data Management.


 

Dr. Bruce M. McMillin, Associate Dean for College of Engineering and Computing (CEC), Professor

322 Computer Science Building
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-6435
e-mail: Dr. McMillin

Areas of Interest: Cyber-Physical Security,  Distributed Systems, Formal Methods in Software Engineering.


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David M Mentis,Teaching Associate

309 Computer Science Building
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-4965
e-mail: Mr. Mentis

Teaching Interest: Introduction to Programming with C++, Introduction to Programming Methodology, Programming Methodology Laboratory, Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science, Introduction to Numerical Methods, File Structures and Introduction to Database Systems, Algorithms


R. Morales sm   Dr. Ricardo Morales, Assistant Teaching Professor

340 Computer Science Building
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-6350
e-mail: Dr. Morales

Teaching Interest: Introduction to Programming with C++, Data Structures, Discrete Mathematics For Computer Science, Algorithms


   

Dr. Tayo Obafemi-Ajayi, Lecturer

304 Computer Science Building
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-4491
e-mail: Dr. Obafemi-Ajayi

C. Price sm   Clayton Price, Associate Teaching Professor Freshman/Transfer Advisor

325G Computer Science Building
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-4620
e-mail: Mr. Price

Teaching Interest: Introduction to Computer Science, Introduction to Programming with C++, C++ Programming Lab, Data Structures I, Introduction to Numerical Analysis, Object Oriented Numerical Modeling I


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Dr. Chaman Sabharwal, Professor

318 Computer Science Building
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-6353
e-mail: Dr. Sabharwal

Areas of Interest: Spatial Reasoning, Graphics, Robotics, Vision & Parallel Algorithms.


   

Dr. Abusayeed Saifullah, Assistant Professor

335 Computer Science Building
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-7717
e-mail: Dr. Saifullah

Areas of Interest: Cyber-Physical, Embedded & Real-time Systems, Wireless Sensor Networks, Distributed & Parallel Computing.


   

Dr. Simone Silvestri, Assistant Professor

307 Computer Science Building
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-7714
e-mail: Dr. Silvestri

Areas of Interest: Wireless & Inter-Dependent Networks, Network Management & Diagnosis & Recovery after Massive Failures, Tactical Networks.


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Dr. Daniel Tauritz, Associate Professor

315 Computer Science Building
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-7218
e-mail: Dr. Tauritz

Areas of Interest: Evolutionary Computing, Automated Design of Algorithms, Cyber Security, Automated Software Engineering.


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Dr. Zhaozheng Yin, Assistant Professor and St. Clair Fellow

320 Computer Science Building
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-6266
e-mail: Dr. Yin

Areas of Interest: Computer Vision, Biomedical Imaging, Machine Learning, Signal Processing, and Robotics.


 Adjunct Faculty    
   Randy Canis, Adjunct Professor

Missouri University of Science and Technology
Engineering Education Center St. Louis
8001 Natural Bridge Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63121-4499
314-622-6605
email: Mr. Canis

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Dr. Sriram Chellappan, Adjunct Professor

325 Computer Science Building
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
Areas of Interest: Socio-Technical Systems for Smarter Health and Cyber Security.

 Adjunct Instructor's
   
 

Matt Buechler, Adjunct Instructor
325 Computer Science Building
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
email: Mr. Buechler


   

Michael Mason, Adjunct Instructor

325 Computer Science Building
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409


Joint Appointment    
 

Dr. Jagannathan Sarangapani, Rutledge Emerson Endowed Chair Professor in Electrical Engineering

221 Emerson Electric Co Hall
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-6775
e-mail: Dr. Sarangapani
Areas of Interest: Systems and control, cyber physical systems and security, wireless/sensor networks, robotics/autonomous systems, and prognostics.

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Dr. Sahra Sedigh, Associate Professor in Computer Engineering

135 Emerson Electric Co. Hall
Rolla, MO 65409-0040
Phone: 573-341-7505
e-mail: Dr. Sedigh
Areas of Interest: Embedded systems; environmental and structural monitoring; wireless sensor networks; dependability of critical infrastructures; system and information quality assurance.

   

Dr. Donald C. Wunsch II, Mary K. Finley Missouri Distinguished Professor of Computer Engineering

131 Emerson Electric Co. Hall
Rolla, MO 65409-0040
Phone: 573-341-4521
e-mail: Dr. Wunsch

Areas of Interest: Clustering, Neural Networks, Reinforcement Learning, Approximate Dynamic Programming, Adaptive Dynamic Programming, Adaptive Critic Designs, Adaptive Resonance Theory, Fuzzy Systems, Evolutionary Computation, Particle Swarm Optimization, Nonlinear Regression, Memristors, Game of Go (Baduk, Weichi), Traveling Salesman Problem, Prisoner's Dilemma Problem, Robotic Swarms, Bioinformatics, Self-Healing Critical Infrastructure, Smart Grid, Critical Infrastructure and Cybersecurity.‌‌‎‌‎‌


Visiting Faculty and Postdocs
   

Shameek Bhattacharjee, Postdoc
324 Computer Science Building
Rolla, MO 65409
PhD, University of Central Florida, 2015
e-mail: Dr. Bhattacharjee

Areas of Interest: Computer Networks, Wireless Sensor Networks, Network Security, Trust Management, Trusted Computing, Cloud Computing, Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks, Cognitive Radio Networks, Information  Assurance, Information Fusion, and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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Alley Choo, Visiting Assistant Professor
341 Computer Science Building
Rolla, MO 65409
PhD, North Carolina State University, 2015
e-mail: Dr. Choo

Areas of Interest: Malware Detection, Spam Detection in Public Forums, and Security and Information Assurance in e-Commerce Market


    Debraj De, Postdoc
321 Computer Science Building
Rolla, MO 65409
PhD, Georgia State University, 2014
e-mail: Dr. De
Areas of Interest: Cyber-Physical Systems, Internet of Things, Smart City and Smart Healthcare, Machine Learning, Wireless Sensor Networks, Distributed Systems.