Spring 2022 OFFICE HOURS

James Anderson

James Anderson, Assistant Professor of Instruction
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



Zachariah Beasley, Assistant Professor of Instruction
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 )


Roger Rang

Suey-Chun (Roger) Fang, Associate Professor of Instruction
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, Assistant Professor of Instruction 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, Assistant Professor of Instruction
ENB 301B | 813-974-6048 | Email

Research: Human-computer interaction; programming languages


Henrick Jeanty

Henrick Jeanty, Assistant Professor of Instruction
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)


Gene Louis Kim

Gene Louis Kim, Visiting Assistant Professor
ENB 343D | Homepage | Email

Research: Gene's research aims to integrate the benefits of neural and symbolic methods for modeling language meaning which supports automatic parsing and computer reasoning while being informed by linguistic semantics.


Valentina Korzhova

Valentina Korzhova, Assistant Professor of Instruction
ENB 343G | 813-974-0909 | Email 

Research: Computer vision; image processing; pattern recognition


Wanwan Li

Wanwan Li, Visiting Assistant Professor
ENB 343K| 3217329405 | Email | Homepage

Research: Computer Graphics; Virtual Reality; Augmented Reality; Augmented Virtuality; Edutainment & e-Training; Procedural Modeling; Computational Design; Deep Learning; Sketch-Based Interface; Brain-Computer Interface;


John Licato

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

Research: Artificial Intelligence; natural language processing (NLP); computational cognitive modeling; cognitive science and robotics; automated theorem provers; argumentation; human reasoning


Jay Ligatti

Jay Ligatti, Professor and Director of Graduate Admissions
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 Faculty Outstanding Research Achievement Award (2020), USF Outstanding Junior Research Achievement Award (2018)



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

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



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 and Associate Chair of Graduate Affairs
ENB 339 | 813-974-4522 | Email

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

Awards: NSF CAREER (2010)



Mauricio Pamplona Segundo, Visiting Assistant Professor
ENB 343H | Email

Research: Computer vision (biometric recognition, remote sensing, video analysis, 3D vision); machine learning (few-shot learning, distribution modeling)

Awards: IET Biometrics Best Paper Award, The IET Premium Awards 2020, IET, 2020
Best contribution, Rapid Action Coronavirus Earth observation (RACE) upscaling competition, European Space Agency, 2020
2nd place, Unconstrained Ear Recognition Challenge, University of Ljubljana, 2019
3rd place, Functional Map of the World, IARPA, 2017
World finalist, ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest, ACM, 2016 & 2017


Marbin Pazos-Revilla

Marbin Pazos-Revilla, Assistant Professor of Instruction and Systems Administrator
ENB 343C | 813-974-5043 | Email

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


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, Associate 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, Distinguished University 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, Assistant Professor of Instruction 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
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, Associate Professor of Instruction
ENG 211 | 813-974-0552 | Email

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


Jing Wang

Jing Wang, Professor of Instruction 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 



Attila A. Yavuz, Associate 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, Assistant Professor of Instruction
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


William Gauvin




Carol Hoeke




Richard Rauscher


Emeritus Faculty

Harvey Glass

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



Abraham Kandel

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



Rangachar Kasturi, Douglas W. Hood Professor Emeritus 

Research: Computer vision; pattern recognition; document image analysis


Rafael Perez

Rafael Perez, Professor 

Research: Artificial intelligence; neural networks; genetic algorithms 


Dewey Rundus

Dewey Rundus, Emeritus Professor
Research: Human-computer interaction



Murali Varanasi

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




Courtesy Faculty

Dave Armitage

Dave Armitage, Courtesy Faculty



Robert Gillies

Robert Gillies, Courtesy Faculty



Peter Mouton

Peter R. Mouton, Courtesy Faculty



Matthew Peterson

Matthew Peterson, Courtesy Faculty



Paul Sanberg

Paul Sanberg, Courtesy Faculty



John Skvoretz

John Skvoretz, Courtesy Faculty



Jean-Francois Biasse

Ankit Shah