Message from the Chair

Hari Narayanan
Department Chair
Hari Narayanan

Auburn University’s Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering is on an upward trajectory in terms of enrollment, research and reputation. Total student enrollment is approaching 1000 undergraduate and graduate students. Our faculty continue to be highly productive in research, working in the areas of artificial & computational intelligence, autonomous land & aerial vehicles, bioinformatics & computational biology, data science & engineering, computer architecture, computer, cyber & infrastructure security, computer & wireless networks, computer science education, computer games, database systems, distributed, embedded, parallel & high performance computing systems, energy-efficient systems, human-computer interaction, image processing, internet of things, machine learning, mobile device software, modeling and simulation, multi-agent systems, software analytics & engineering, and software visualization. Faculty in the department submitted research proposals worth over 10 million dollars and received research grants totaling over 1.3 million dollars last year. Our graduates are widely welcomed by industry and graduate schools across the nation. The average starting salary for our graduates is $74,500. Best of all, seven new faculty joined us in fall 2017, bringing the total number of faculty in the department to 26.

Debswapna Bhattacharya
Assistant Professor

  (334) 844-6321

  3104 Shelby Center

Computational Biology Bioinformatics Machine Learning Data Science Big Data Analytics

Homer Carlisle
Associate Professor Emeritus

Richard Chapman
Associate Professor
Director, Computer Science and Software Engineering Online Undergraduate Program
Director, Wireless Engineering Undergraduate Program
Associate Director, Wireless Engineering Research and Education Center

  (334) 844-6314

  3127G Shelby Center

unmanned aerial vehicles and systems computer vision handwriting recognition pattern recognition and classification wireless and mobile applications formal verification high-level synthesis hardware-software codesign

John Hamilton
Affiliate Professor, Director, Center for Cyber Innovation, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Mississippi State University

  (662) 325 2294

  2 Research Boulevard, Mississippi State, MS 39759 Unlisted

Dean Hendrix
Director of Computer Science and Software Engineering Undergraduate Programs
Associate Professor

  (334) 844-6305

  3127B Shelby Center


software visualization program comprehension studio based learning reverse engineering computing education software engineering jGRASP database systems

Michael Hollingsworth

  (334) 844-3730

  3101U Shelby Center

Jacqueline Hundley
Senior Lecturer

  (334) 844-6337

  3101F Shelby Center


Wei-Shinn (Jeff) Ku
Associate Professor

  (334) 844-6341

  3108 Shelby Center

data management systems data analytics mobile computing cybersecurity

Anh Nguyen
Assistant Professor

  (334) 844-6318

  3101R Shelby Center

Deep Learning Machine Learning Computer Vision Neural Networks Generative Modeling Visualization

Tung Nguyen
Assistant Professor

  (334) 844-4330

  3101T Shelby Center

Software Engineering Software Analytics Mobile App Development Data Mining Machine Learning

Yasmeen Rawajfih

  (334) 844-3730

  3101U Shelby Center

Rodrigo Sardinas

  (334) 844-6320

  3127H Shelby Center

Anthony Skjellum
Affiliate Professor, SimCenter Director and Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Tennessee Chattanooga

  (423) 425-5493

  227 SimCenter Unlisted

Alice Smith
Joe W. Forehand/Accenture Distinguished Professor
Adjunct Professor Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering

  (334) 844-1460

  3301N Shelby Center


Hanqin Tian
Adjunct Professor, Director, International Center for Climate and Global Change Research, Alumni Professor of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences

  (334) 844-1059

  4337 Forestry and Wildlife Sciences Building

Last Updated: 12/5/17 11:16 AM