Program Steering Committee

Dr. Hua (Julia) Fang
Dr. Scott Field
Dr. Sigal Gottlieb
Dr. David Koop
Dr. Ming (Daniel) Shao
Dr. Donghui Yan

Faculty

Faculty in the interdisciplinary Data Science program represent a variety of academic fields and research interests.

Adam
Hausknecht

Professor

Mathematics
Liberal Arts 394B

Research interests
  • Software for Mathematics Education
  • Computer Graphics
  • Scientific Computation
  • Noncommutative Algebra

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Alfa
Heryudono

Associate Professor

Mathematics
Liberal Arts 394H

Research interests
  • Radial basis function methods
  • Spectral and pseudospectral methods
  • Tear film dynamics
  • Numerical conformal mapping
  • Mathematical problems in industry

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Bo
Dong

Assistant Professor

Mathematics
Liberal Arts 394D

Research interests
  • Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing
  • Finite Element Methods, Discontinuous Galerkin methods

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Cheng
Wang

Assistant Professor

Mathematics
Liberal Arts 394G

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David
Koop

Assistant Professor

Computer & Information Science
Dion 302E

Research interests
  • Visualization
  • Computer Provenance
  • Data Science

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Donghui
Yan

Assistant Professor

Mathematics
Liberal Arts 394F

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Firas
Khatib

Assistant Professor

Computer & Information Science
Dion 307A

Research interests
  • Bioinformatics
  • Citizen Science
  • Computational Biology
  • Distributed Computing
  • Protein Structure Determination/Prediction & Design

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Gary
Davis

Professor

Mathematics
Liberal Arts 394E

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Hua
Fang

Associate Professor

Computer & Information Science
Dion 317A

Research interests
  • Machine learning/ statistical learning/ pattern recognition
  • Computational statistics
  • Behavioral trajectory pattern recognition in longitudinal studies
  • Wireless health

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Haiping
Xu

Associate Professor

Computer & Information Science
Dion 302E

Research interests
  • Electronic Commerce, Internet Security, Web Services
  • Formal Methods, Model-Based Software Development
  • Mobile Agent Systems, Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Multi-Agent Systems (MAS), Intelligent Agents
  • Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Computing, Ubiquitous Computing

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Iren
Valova

Professor

Computer & Information Science
Dion 302D

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

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Ming
Shao

Assistant Professor

Computer & Information Science
Dion 303A

Research interests
  • Transfer learning, and multi-modality recognition
  • Social media analytics: kinship verification, occupation recognition
  • Auto-encoder and deep feature learning
  • Graph approximation and clustering
  • Outlier detection and analysis

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Maoyuan
Sun

Assistant Professor

Computer & Information Science
Dion 307B

Research interests
  • Visual analytics
  • Information visualization
  • Human computer interaction
  • Human-centered machine learning

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Paul
Bergstein

Associate Professor

Computer & Information Science
Dion 302F

Research interests
  • Database systems
  • Information technology
  • Object-oriented software engineering

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Ramprasad
Balasubramanian

Interim Dean / Professor

College of Engineering
Dion 326

Research interests
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Autonomous Mobile Robotics
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Motion Detection and Tracking
  • Pattern Recognition

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Scott
Field

Assistant Professor

Mathematics
Liberal Arts 394C

Research interests
  • gravitational wave data science
  • discontinuous Galerkin methods
  • Large-scale Scientific Computation
  • computational general relativity and fluid dynamics
  • Numerical Analysis

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Sigal
Gottlieb

Professor

Mathematics
Liberal Arts 394D

Research interests
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Scientific Computing
  • Strong stability preserving methods
  • weighted essentially non-oscillatory methods

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Saeja
Kim

Professor / Chairperson

Mathematics
Liberal Arts 395A

Research interests
  • Computational Algebra
  • Edge Detection
  • Topological Data Analysis (TDA)
  • Inverse Problems
  • Mathematics Education

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Shelley
Zhang

Assistant Professor

Computer & Information Science
Dion 302C

Research interests
  • Agent control and reasoning under uncertainty
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Distributed systems
  • e-commerce
  • Intelligent agent architecture designing

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Yanlai
Chen

Associate Professor

Mathematics
Liberal Arts 394A

Research interests
  • Numerical Analysis, Scientific Computing, Computational Partial Differential Equations
  • Dimension reduction, Model order reduction, Reduced order modeling
  • Uncertainty quantification, Fractional-order partial differential equations
  • Data mining, Machine Learning, Image Processing, Neural Networks
  • High performance computing

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