Computer Science

500 West 15th Street
325 Computer Science Bldg.
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-4491
csdept@mst.edu

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 and Sensor Networks, Cyber-Physical Systems, Mobile and Pervasive Computing, Smart Environments and Healthcare, Energy and Sustainability, Security and Privacy, Social Networks, Systems Biology, Distributed, Grid and Cloud Computing, Middleware Services, Applied Graph Theory and Game Theory.


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Dr. Sriram Chellappan, Assistant Professor

306 Computer Science Building
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-4637
e-mail: Dr. Chellappan

Areas of Interest: Social Networks, Mobility in Sensor and Wireless Networks, Security in Sensor Networks, Security in Overlay and Peer to Peer Networks.


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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 Networking and Mobile Computing, and Combinatorial optimization with focus on network applications.


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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 and Distributed Processing, Bioinformatics, Image Processing, Computer Vision, and Neural Networks.


 

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, Multi-Databases, Pervasive and Mobile Computing.


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Dr. Wei Jiang, Assistant Professor

310 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 Chair for Undergraduate Studies and Outreach Activities, 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 Accessibility and Analysis.


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Dr. Dan Lin, Assistant Professor

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 and Information Security. 


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Dr. Xiaoqing (Frank) Liu, Professor

333 Computer Science Building
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-4848
e-mail: Dr. Liu

Areas of Interest: Software Engineering, Object-Oriented Software Engineering, Fuzzy Logic and Knowledge Based Systems, Software Total Quality Management, Artificial Intelligence Applications, and Hardware/Software Co-design.


   

Dr. Sanjay Madria, Associate Chair for Research, Professor

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

Areas of Interest:Mobile Data Management, Secure Sensor Computing, Web Data Management, Cloud Computing, Cyber Physical Systems Security and Fusion,  Mobile P2P Computing.


   

Dr. Bruce M. McMillin, Associate Chair for Graduate Studies and External Affairs, Professor

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

Areas of Interest: Fault-tolerant Computing, Parallel & Distributed Systems, Formal Methods in Software Engineering and Cyber Security. 


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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: Computer Graphics, Robotics, Image Databases, Computer Vision, Neural Networks, Machine Learning.


   

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. 


   

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. 


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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: Computational Intelligence with emphasis on Meta-Heuristic Techniques inspired by nature such as Evolutionary Algorithms with applications in Cyber Security, Critical Infrastructure Protection, and Automated Software Engineering.


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.


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Dr. Zhaozheng Yin, Assistant Professor

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. 


 Teaching Faculty  
 
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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:

CS 053 : Introduction to Programming with C++
CS 074 : Introduction to Programming Methodology
CS 078 : Programming Methodology Laboratory
CS 128 : Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science
CS 228 : Introduction to Numerical Methods
CS 238 : File Structures and Introduction to Database Systems
CS 253 : Algorithms


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

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

Teaching Interest:

CS 053 : Introduction to Programming with C++
CS 153 : Data Structures
CS 128 : Discrete Mathematics For Computer Science
CS 253 : Algorithms


 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: 

CS 001 : Introduction to Computer Science
CS 053 : Introduction to Programming with C++
CS 054 : C++ Programming Lab
CS 153 : Data Structures I
CS 228 : Introduction to Numerical Analysis
CS 328 : Object Oriented Numerical Modeling I


 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: Randy Canis