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administrator

Iren Valova, PhD

Associate Dean

College of Engineering

Dr. Iren Valova’s Research Website

Contact

508-999-8502

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Education

1997Tokyo Institute of Technology, JapanPhD in Computer Science
1993Technical University, Sofia, BulgariaMS in Applied Mathematics
1991Technical University, Sofia, BulgariaBS in Computer Science

Teaching

Programs

Teaching

Courses

Prerequisite: Completion of three core courses. Research leading to submission of a formal thesis. This course provides a thesis experience, which offers a student the opportunity to work on a comprehensive research topic in the area of computer science in a scientific manner. Topic to be agreed in consultation with a supervisor. A written thesis must be completed in accordance with the rules of the Graduate School and the College of Engineering. Graded A-F.

A team-based learning experience that gives students the opportunity to synthesize prerequisite course material and to conduct real-world analytics projects using large data sets of diverse types and sources. Students work in independent teams to design, implement, and evaluate an appropriate data integration, analysis, and display system. Oral and written reports and ethical aspects are highlighted.

Research

Research awards

  • $ 1,218,640 awarded by National Science Foundation for CyberCorps Scholarship for Service: Accelerating Cybersecurity Education, Scholarship and Service

Research

Research interests

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Brain modeling
  • Data mining
  • Expert Systems
  • Image processing

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