People

Faculty

James Anderson

James Anderson, Instructor I
ENG 215 | 813-974-3032 | Email

Research: Electrical and Healthcare Networks; Cybersecurity

 

Marvin Andujar

Marvin Andujar, Assistant Professor
ENB 316 | 813-974-8421 | Email

Research: Brain-computer interfaces; brain-robot interaction; personal informatics; ubiquitous computing; symbiotic interaction; affective computing

 

Beasley

Zachariah Beasley, Instructor I
ENG 216 | Email

Research: sentiment analysis and data mining 

 

 

Shaun Canavan

Shaun Canavan, Assistant Professor
ENB 315 | 813-974-3137 | Email

Research: Computer vision; face and sketch recognition; expression analysis; human computer interaction; facial feature detection and tracking

  

Sriram Chellappan

Sriram Chellappan, Professor and Undergraduate Program Coordinator for Cybersecurity
ENB 317 | 813-974-1379 | Email

Research: Socio-technical systems; cybersecurity; smart health; mobile networking; cyber-physical systems; mobile and wireless computings

Awards: NSF CAREER (2013)

 

Ken Christensen

Ken Christensen, Professor and Associate Chair of Undergraduate Affairs
ENB 319 | 813-974-4761 | Email

Research: Performance evaluation of computer networks; high-speed packet switch architectures; energy-efficient networks (green networks)

Awards: Outstanding UG Teaching (1997), USF Kosove Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching and Service Award (2017), USF Excellence in Innovation Award (2009), USF Teaching Incentive Program Award (1998 )

  

Giovanni

Giovanni Luca Ciampaglia, Assistant Professor
ENB 318 | 813-976-9349 | Email

Research: Computational social science; network science; data science

 

 

Roger Rang

Suey-Chun (Roger) Fang, Instructor II
ENG 016 | 813-974-2398 | Email

Research: Data modeling; data warehousing; information systems; deductive databases; visual programming 

 

Alessio Gaspar

Alessio Gaspar, Associate Professor
ENB 343E | 813-974-2932 | Email

Research: Evolutionary algorithms; computing education research; computer assisted learning; intelligent tutoring systems 

  

Dmitry Goldgof

Dmitry B. Goldgof, Distinguished University Professor and Vice Chair
ENB 326 | 813-974-4055 | Email

Research: Medical image analysis; image and video processing; computer vision and pattern recognition; ethics and computing; bioinformatics and bioengineering

Awards: USF Excellence in Innovation Award (2020), USF Outstanding Research Achievement Award (2018), IEEE Fellow, AAAS Fellow, AIMBE Fellow, IAPR Fellow 

 

Lawrence Hall

Lawrence Hall, Distinguished University Professor 
ENB 330 | 813-974-4195 | Email

Research: Intelligent systems; machine learning/data mining; fuzzy logic in intelligent systems; artificial intelligence in visual pattern recognition 

Awards: IEEE Fellow , AAAS Fellow, IAPR Fellow, AIMBE Fellow 

  

William Hendrix

William Hendrix III, Instructor I and Undergraduate Program Coordinator for Computer Science and Computer Engineering
ENB 301C | 813-974-7453 | Email

Research: Graph algorithms; parallel computing

 

Isabela Hidalgo

Isabela M. Hidalgo, Instructor I
ENB 301B | 813-974-6048 | Email

Research: Human-computer interaction; programming languages

 

Adriana Iamnitchi

Adriana Iamnitchi, Professor
ENC 3501 | 813-974-5357 | Email

Research: Distributed systems; computational sociology 

Awards: NSF CAREER (2010), USF Faculty Outstanding Research Achievement Award (2017), Outstanding Faculty Award (2013)

 

Henrick Jeanty

Henrick Jeanty, Instructor I 
ENG 017 | 813-974-1982 | Email

Research: Technical analysis algorithm; optical character recognition

 

Robert Karam

Robert Karam, Assistant Professor
ENB 341 | 813-974-4184 | Email

Research: Hardware security; reconfigurable computing; bioimplantable devices (algorithms & digital hardware)

 

Srinivas Katkoori

Srinivas Katkoori, Associate Professor
ENB 258 | 813-974-5737 | Email

Research: High-level synthesis; low power synthesis; radiation tolerant VLSI design and CAD

Awards: NSF CAREER (2001), USF Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award (2007), USF Outstanding Faculty Research Achievement Award (2003)

 

Valentina Korzhova

Valentina Korzhova, Instructor I
ENB 343G | 813-974-0909 | Email 

Research: Computer vision; image processing; pattern recognition

 

Miguel Labrador

Miguel A. Labrador, Professor 
ENB 332 | 813-974-3260 | Email

Research: Ubiquitous sensing; computer networks

Awards: Outstanding UG Teaching (2006), Outstanding Research Achievement (2012), USF Excellence in Innovation Award (2008)

  

John Licato

John Licato, Assistant Professor
ENB 301D | 813-974-6212 | Email

Research: Computational modeling of cognitive reasoning; cognitive science and robotics; automated theorem provers; artificially intelligent reasoners

 

Jay Ligatti

Jay Ligatti, Professor
ENB 333 | 813-974-0908 | Email

Research: Runtime Security Mechanisms; Authentication; Policy Composition; Injection Attacks; Enforceability Theory; Type Systems; Subtyping; Policy-Specification Languages

Awards: NSF CAREER (2008), USF Excellence in Innovation Award (2017), USF Outstanding Research Achievement Award (2009)

 

Yao Liu

Yao Liu, Associate Professor 
ENB 336 | 813-974-1079 | Email

Research: Network security; wireless technologies  

Awards: NSF CAREER (2016)

 

Mehran Mozaffari Kermani

Mehran Mozaffari Kermani, Associate Professor
ENB 338 | 813-974-2671 | Email

Research: Fault diagnosis and tolerance in cryptography; cryptographic engineering; computer arithmetic 

Awards: USF Outstanding Junior Research Achievement Award (2018)

 

Murray-Bruce

John Murray-Bruce, Assistant Professor
ENB 301A | Email

Research: Computational imaging; PDE-constrained inverse problems; Computational sensing; Sampling theory and applications

 

Neal

Tempestt Neal, Assistant Professor
ENB 310 | 813-485-4384 | Email

Research: Scalable biometrics; mobile biometrics; computer vision; authorship attribution; human-centered authentication; soft biometric classification; emotion recognition

 

Xinming (Simon) Ou

Xinming (Simon) Ou, Professor 
ENB 339 | 813-974-4522 | Email

Research: Cyber security; cyber physical systems; programming languages; cloud computing; human aspects of computing 

Awards: NSF CAREER (2010)

 

Marbin Pazos-Revilla

Marbin Pazos-Revilla, Instructor I and Systems Administrator
ENB 343C | 813-974-5043 | Email

Research: Cybersecurity; Cyber-physical systems; Internet of Things; Engineering Education

 

Rafael Perez

Rafael Perez, Professor 
ENB 320 | 813-974-3437 | Email

Research: Artificial intelligence; neural networks; genetic algorithms 

 

Les A Piegl

Les A. Piegl, Professor 
ENC 2501 | 813-974-5234 | Email 

Research: Computer-aided design; geometric modeling; computer graphics and analysis; design of geometric algorithms 

Awards: USF Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award (1991), USF Teaching Incentive Program Award (1993), USF Academic Quality Enhancement Award (1994)

 

Paul Rosen

Paul A. Rosen, Assistant Professor 
ENB 311 | 813-974-2282 | Email 

Research: Data visualization; computer graphics; human computer interaction; visual literacy education; computing entrepreneurship 

Awards: NSF CAREER (2019)

 

Sudeep Sarkar

Sudeep Sarkar, Professor and Department Chair
ENB 345 | 813-974-2113 | Email 

Research: Computer vision and image analysis; automated sign language; recognition biometrics and human identification; perceptual organization for grouping and segmentation; Bayesian methods  

Awards: NSF CAREER (1995), Outstanding UG Teaching (1998), IEEE Fellow, AAAS Fellow, AIMBE Fellow, IAPR Fellow, NAI Fellow

 

Schinnel Small

Schinnel Small, Instructor I and Undergraduate Program Coordinator for Information Technology
ENB 343F | 813-974-2126 | Email

Research: Programming languages; computer architecture; visual analytics

 

Yu Sun

Yu Sun, Professor and Associate Chair of Graduate Affairs
ENB 331 | 813-974-7508 | Email 

Research: Intelligent systems; robotics; cyber physical systems and virtual reality; computer vision; medical image processing; deep learning

Awards: USF Excellence in Innovation Award (2018), USF Neuroscience Collaborative Award (2010)

 

Yicheng Tu

Yicheng Tu, Professor 
ENB 340 | 813-974-2114 | Email 

Research: Database systems; multimedia systems; distributed systems 

Awards: NSF CAREER (2013), USF Outstanding Research Achievement Award (2014), USF Outstanding Faculty Award (2014)

 

Philip Ventura

Philip Ventura, Instructor II 
ENG 211 | 813-974-0552 | Email

Research: Computer science education; pedagogy of object orientation; objects-first introductory CS curricula

 

Jing Wang

Jing Wang, Instructor III and Director of Broadening Participation in Computing 
ENB 343B | 813-974-6897 | Email 

Research: Computer animation; broadening participation in computing; undergraduate computer science and engineering education

Awards: USF Women in Leadership & Philanthropy Dr. Kathleen Moore Faculty Excellence Award (2020)
USF Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award (2011)

 

Alfredo Weitzenfeld

Alfredo Weitzenfeld, Professor
ENB 314 | 813-974-4905 | Email 

Research: Biologically-inspired robotics; cognitive robotics; humanoid robots; multi-robot systems 

 

Yavuz

Attila A. Yavuz, Assistant Professor
ENG 117 | 813-974-0419 | Email

Research: Applied cryptography; privacy enhancing technologies; light-weight cryptography; cyber-security for critical cyber-infrastructures (e.g., internet of things and cloud systems); network security

Awards: NSF CAREER (2017)

 

Yan Zhang

Yan Zhang, Instructor I 
ENB 343A | 813-974-9653 | Email

Research: Congestion control and energy optimization in data center networks; content delivery acceleration over wide area networks; energy efficient networking

 

Hao Zheng

Hao Zheng, Associate Professor 
ENB 312 | 813-974-4757 | Email 

Research: Hardware/Software testing and verification; embedded systems; computer architecture; VLSI design; electronic design automation

Awards: NSF CAREER (2005), USF Outstanding Research Achievement Award (2007)

 

 

Adjunct Faculty

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William Gauvin
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Carol Hoeke
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Jason Lewis

Jason Lewis
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Richard Rauscher
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Ralph Tindell

Ralph Tindell
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Whichard

Glenn Whichard
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Emeritus Faculty

Harvey Glass

Harvey Glass, Emeritus Professor
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Research: Operating systems; programming languages; embedded systems design

 

 

Abraham Kandel

Abraham Kandel, Distinguished University Professor Emeritus
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Research: Applied fuzzy logic and computational intelligence; software testing and productivity; decision-making in uncertain environments; data mining 

 

Kasturi

Rangachar Kasturi, Douglas W. Hood Professor Emeritus 
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Research: Computer vision; pattern recognition; document image analysis

 

 

Dewey Rundus

Dewey Rundus, Emeritus Professor
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Research: Human-computer interaction

 

 

Murali Varanasi

Murali Varanasi, Emeritus Professor
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Research: Coding theory; computer arithmetic

 

 

  

Courtesy Faculty

Dave Armitage

Dave Armitage, Courtesy Faculty
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Robert Gillies

Robert Gillies, Courtesy Faculty
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Peter Mouton

Peter R. Mouton, Courtesy Faculty
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Matthew Peterson

Matthew Peterson, Courtesy Faculty
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Paul Sanberg

Paul Sanberg, Courtesy Faculty
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John Skvoretz

John Skvoretz, Courtesy Faculty
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