Faculty Directory

Dr. Kai ChangKai Chang
Department Chair

Office: 3101 Shelby Center
Phone: (334) 844-6310
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Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, 1986

Software testing; software comprehension and visualization tools; software complexity metrics; computer supported cooperative work; artificial intelligence; expert systems; information assurance education. Current research includes software engineering and The Distributive Collaborative Writing Aid.

Myoung AnMyoung An
Associate Research Professor

Office: 3101 Shelby Center
Phone: (617) 590-6943
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Ph.D., Mathematics, Graduate Center/Central University of New York, 1988

Applications of blind deconvolution, novel information extraction in acoustic and electromagnetic signals, electromagnetic signal parameter estimation and sonar image processing for detecting and classifying corroding munitions.

Sanjeev BaskiyarSanjeev Baskiyar
Associate Professor

Office: 3127C Shelby Center
Phone: (334) 844-6306
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Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1993

Computer Architecture; Real-time and Embedded Computing; Scheduling; Cloud and High Performance Computing; Energy Aware Computing; Secondary Storage.

Saad BiazSaad Biaz
Professor

Office: 3101Q Shelby Center
Phone: (334) 844-6307
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Ph.D., Texas A & M University , 1999

Networking; Wireless Networking; Mobile Computing; Distributed systems; Computer Architecture; TCP issues over wireless networks. Current research includes routing protocols for adhoc networks over Bluetooth and performance of transport protocols over Bluetooth technology.

Homer CarlisleHomer Carlisle
Professor Emeritus

Office: 3101T Shelby Center
Phone: (334) 844-6308
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Ph.D., Emory University, 1970

Programming languages; languages and algorithms for distributed and parallel processing; operating systems. His research interests include parallel computation and the software testing of Ada programs. He is also investigating compilation for distributed processor evaluation of programs.

Richard ChapmanRichard Chapman
Associate Professor

Office: 3127G Shelby Center
Phone: (334) 844-6314
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Ph.D., Cornell University, 1994

VLSI CAD tool design; formal methods; high level synthesis; history of computing; wireless security. He is a major professor for the "Better Tools and Better Interfaces for Hardware-Software Codesign" and "Efficient, Formally Verified Tools for High Level Synthesis and Hardware-Software Codesign" research projects.

James H Cross IIJames Cross
Professor

Office: 3127D Shelby Center
Phone: (334) 844-6315
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Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 1986

Software engineering: design methodology, testing, reverse engineering, and CASE tools. Recent research includes the development of CASE tools oriented toward reverse engineering, maintenance, and testing of Ada software. He is the Principal Investigator and Director of the GRASP Research Project.

Munawar HafizMunawar Hafiz
Assistant Professor

Office: 3101P Shelby Center
Phone: (334) 844-6348
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Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010

Software Engineering, Patterns, Security, Program Analysis, Program Transformation, Programming Language, Compilers, Parallel Programming, Web Services.

Dean HendrixDean Hendrix
Associate Professor

Office: 3127B Shelby Center
Phone: (334) 844-6305
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Ph.D., Auburn University, 1996

Software engineering; software visualization; software metrics; reverse engineering; program understanding; markup languages; programming languages; secure software development. His current research includes the GRASP Project.

Jacqueline HundleyJacqueline Hundley
Instructor

Office: 3101F Shelby Center
Phone: (334) 844-6337
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M.S., Auburn University, 1976

Software engineering, software engineering education, CS1/2 curriculum development. Currently teaching introduction to computing for engineers and scientists and network programming.

Dr. Wei-Shinn KuWei-Shinn Ku
Associate Professor

Office: 3108 Shelby Center
Phone: (334) 844-6341
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Ph.D., University of Southern California, 2007

Spacial/temporal data management; mobile data management; information security and privacy; location-based services; peer-to-peer systems; geographic information systems.

Alvin S. LimAlvin Lim
Associate Professor

Office: 3110 Shelby Center
Phone: (334) 844-6326
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Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1993

Wireless networks; high performance networks; mobile computing and databases; reliable and dynamically reconfigurable distributed systems; complex software development; parallel processing; performance measurements and analysis.

Daniela MarghituDaniela Marghitu
Comp 1000 Coordinator

Office: 3118 Shelby Center
Phone: (334) 844-6386
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Ph.D., University of Craiova, Romania, 1998

Faculty Coordinator of the Information Technology minor courses: COMP1000 Personal Computer Applications, COMP2000 Network Programming with HTML and Java, COMP 3010 Spreadsheet-Based Applications with VBA, and COMP5000/6000 Web Application Development. She is the director and founder of the Auburn University Lab for Educational and Assistive Technology, Computer Literacy Academy for Children (dealing with disabilities) and author of two IT textbooks.

Hari NarayananHari Narayanan
John H. and Gail Watson Professor

Office: 3127F Shelby Center
Phone: (334) 844-6312
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Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1992

Human-computer interaction; learning technology; cognitive science; artificial intelligence. He leads the Intelligent & Interactive Systems Research Group.

Jeff Overbey
Jeff Overbey
Assistant Research Professor

Office: 3101H Shelby Center
Phone: (334) 844-8834
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Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011

Refactoring tools and IDEs, including analysis and transformation of C and Fortran, and Eclipse-based tooling. Parsing theory. Program transformation; static analysis; parallel and high-performance computing; software engineering; programming languages; compilers.

Xiao Qin Xiao Qin
Associate Professor

Office: 3101F Shelby Center
Phone: (334) 844-6327
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Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2004

Parallel and distributed systems, real-time computing, storage systems, computer security, fault tolerance, performance evaluation. Current research includes energy-efficient parallel disk systems and reliability models of fault-tolerant storage systems.

Cheryl SealsCheryl Seals
Associate Professor

Office: 3101M Shelby Center
Phone: (334) 844-6319
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Ph.D., Virginia Tech, 2004

End User Programming: human computer interaction (HCI), human centric computing, visual programming environments, software engineering, and empirical studies of programmers.

Anthony (Tony) SkjellumAnthony (Tony) Skjellum
COLSA Professor of Cybersecurity and Information Assurance
Director of the Auburn Cyber Research Center
Lead Cyber Scientist for Auburn University

Office: 3101D Shelby Center
Phone: (334) 844-6360
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Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 1990

Cyber, applications of high performance computing to intrusion detection, message passing systems, embedded high performance computing, scientific computing and parallel computing, exascale storage systems.

Hanqin TianHanqin Tian
Adjunct Alumni Professor

School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences
Office: 4337 SFWS Building
Phone: (334) 844-1059
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Ph.D., State University of New York and Syracuse University, 1995

Systems modeling, computer simulation, spatial analysis (GIS, GPS, and RS), and ecosystem theory.

David UmphressDavid Umphress
Professor

Office: 3127E Shelby Center
Phone: (334) 844-6335
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Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 1987

Software engineering; software processes; software design; object-oriented technologies; palm computing; software engineering education; project simulation; secure software development.

Levent YilmazLevent Yilmaz
Professor

Office: 3116 Shelby Center
Phone: (334) 844-6343
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Ph.D., Virginia Tech, 2002

Modeling and Simulation, Agent-Directed Simulation, Complex Adaptive Systems, Systems Modeling for Science and Innovation Policy, Computational Modeling of Creative Scientific Discovery Systems, Software Modeling and Design.

Weikuan YuWeikuan Yu
Associate Professor

Office: 3101R Shelby Center
Phone: (334) 844-6330
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Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2006

Storage, File Systems, and Parallel IO; High Performance Computing, Network and Grid Computing; Fault Tolerance and Virtualization; Computational Biology and Reconfigurable Computing with FPGA.

Last Updated: Sep 10, 2014