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Data scientists manage, mine, and analyze big data across multiple disciplines—and use computational thinking to gain new knowledge and solve real-world problems of high complexity. UMassD faculty focus on integrating mathematics and computer science with disciplines such as business, engineering, healthcare, planning, science, and sociology.

Iren
Valova

Professor

Computer & Information Science
Dion 302D

Dr. Iren Valova’s Research Website

Research

Research Interests

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

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Maricris
Mayes

Associate Professor

Chemistry & Biochemistry
Science & Engineering 311B

Research

Research Interests

  • Quantum Chemistry
  • Computational Chemistry and Material Science
  • Machine Learning in Chemistry
  • Self-Assembly of Materials
  • Photochemistry

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Ming
Shao

Assistant Professor

Computer & Information Science
Dion 303A

Machine Intelligence and Data analytics (MIND) Lab

Research

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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Shelley
Zhang

Professor

Computer & Information Science
Dion 302C

Dr. Shelley Zhang’s Research Website

Research

Research Interests

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

508-999-8294shelley.zhang@umassd.edu

Yuchou
Chang

Assistant Professor

Computer & Information Science
Dion 317B

Dr. Yuchou Chang’s Research Website

Research

Research Interests

  • Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning / Pattern Recognition
  • Biomedical Imaging
  • Intelligent Robotics
  • Brain-Computer Interface
  • Statistical Signal Processing

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Bharatendra
Rai

Professor / Chairperson

Decision & Information Sciences
Charlton College of Business 326

Research site

Research

Research Interests

  • Business analytics & data mining
  • Big data research
  • Reliability prediction
  • Six-sigma
  • Quality & reliability engineering

508-910-6434brai@umassd.edu

Gokhan
Kul

Assistant Professor

Computer & Information Science
Dion 307B

Research

Research Interests

  • Cybersecurity
  • Database Systems

508-910-6484gkul@umassd.edu

Jiawei
Yuan

Assistant Professor

Computer & Information Science
Dion 308A

Research Website

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Lance
Fiondella

Associate Professor

Electrical & Computer Engineering
Dion 324D

Dependable Software and Systems Lab

Research

Research Interests

  • Reliability engineering
  • Transportation engineering
  • System engineering

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Ruolin
Zhou

Assistant Professor

Electrical & Computer Engineering
Science & Engineering 214B

Research

Research Interests

  • Software Defined Radio based Cognitive Radio/Radar
  • Security of Intelligent Embedded Systems
  • Wireless Embedded System on SoC-FPGA
  • Dynamic Spectrum Access
  • Data Analytics

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Alfa
Heryudono

Associate Professor

Mathematics
Liberal Arts 394H

Personal Website

Research

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

Associate Professor


Liberal Arts 394D

Research

Research Interests

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

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Robert
Fisher

Associate Professor

Physics
Violette Research 2022

Fisher Computational Astrophysics Group

Research

Research Interests

  • Fundamental Physics of Turbulent Flows
  • Scientific Computing
  • Star Formation and the Physics of the Interstellar Medium
  • Type Ia Supernovae

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Scott
Field

Assistant Professor

Mathematics
Liberal Arts 394C

Research

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

Chancellor Professor

Mathematics
Liberal Arts 394D

Research Website

Research

Research Interests

  • Numerical Analysis
  • Scientific Computing
  • Strong stability preserving methods
  • Weighted essentially non-oscillatory methods

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Yanlai
Chen

Associate Professor

Mathematics
Liberal Arts 394A

Research

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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Firas
Khatib

Associate Professor

Computer & Information Science
Dion 307A

Research Website

Research

Research Interests

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

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Hua
Fang

Associate Professor

Computer & Information Science
Dion 317A

Computational Statistics and Data Science Lab Website

Research

Research Interests

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

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Yanlai
Chen

Associate Professor

Mathematics
Liberal Arts 394A

Research

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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