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Regents Professors

Professors

Gail-Joon Ahn

Gail-Joon Ahn

Gail-Joon Ahn
Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Vulnerability and risk management, authentication and access control, security architecture for distributed systems, identity management, policy analysis and enforcement, formal models for computer security, and cyber crime analysis

Gail-Joon.Ahn@asu.edu
(480) 965-9007
Tempe campus, BYENG 486
Research website

Ronald Askin

Ronald Askin

Ronald Askin
Professor
Industrial Engineering

Research Interests
Logistics, manufacturing systems analysis, production planning and scheduling, operations research, applied statistics

Ron.Askin@asu.edu
(480) 965-2567
Tempe campus, BYENG 548

Chitta Baral

Chitta Baral

Chitta Baral
Professor, Computer Science and Engineering
Graduate Program Chair, Computer Science

Research Interests
Knowledge representation, temporal logics, logic programming, dynamic systems, text extraction, question answering, natural language semantics, bioinformatics

Chitta.Baral@asu.edu
(480) 727-6047
Tempe campus, BYENG 572
Research website

Stephanie Forrest

Stephanie Forrest

Stephanie Forrest
Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Theoretical biology, modeling, simulation and cyberinfrastructure, cybersecurity, software development methodologies, evolutionary computation, biological modeling of immunological processes and evolutionary diseases

Steph@asu.edu
(480) 727-0492
Tempe campus, BYENG 394

Sandeep Gupta

Sandeep Gupta

Sandeep Gupta
Professor, School Director
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Wireless networks, mobile and ubiquitous/pervasive computing, embedded sensor networks for biomedical applications, parallel and distributed computing

Sandeep.Gupta@asu.edu
(480) 965-3806
Tempe campus, BYENG 548
Research website

Yann-Hang Lee

Yann-Hang Lee

Yann-Hang Lee
Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Real-time computing, internet of things (IoT), embedded system and software, fault-tolerant computing, distributed computing, service-oriented computing, performance evaluation

Yhlee@asu.edu
(480) 727-7507
Tempe campus, CTRPT 203-23
Research website

Baoxin Li

Baoxin Li

Baoxin Li
Professor, Program Chair 
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Computer vision and pattern recognition, image/video processing, statistical methods in visual computing, machine learning

Baoxin.Li@asu.edu
(480) 965-1735
Tempe campus, BYENG 502
Research website

Huan Liu

Huan Liu

Huan Liu
Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Social computing, data/web mining, machine learning, feature selection, text classification

Huan.Liu@asu.edu
(480) 727-7349
Tempe campus, BYENG 566
Research website

Katina Michael

Katina Michael
Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Emerging technologies, innovation, informatics, technology and society, policy and society, ubiquitous computing, digital media, wearable computing, embedded devices, big data, open data, drones, cybersecurity, IoT, robotics, automation

 

Katina.Michael@asu.edu
(480) 965-6316
Tempe campus

Pitu Mirchandani

Pitu Mirchandani

Pitu Mirchandani
Professor, The Avnet Chair in Supply Chain Networks
Industrial Engineering

Research Interests
Optimization, decision-making under uncertainty, real-time control and logistics, application interests in urban service systems, transportation, and homeland security

Pitu@asu.edu
(480) 965-2758
Tempe campus, BYENG 332
Advanced Transportation and Logistics: Algorithms and Systems (ATLAS) Research Laboratory

Sethuraman Panchanathan

Sethuraman Panchanathan

Sethuraman Panchanathan
Professor, ASU Senior Vice President for Knowledge Enterprise Development
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Human-centered multimedia computing, ubiquitous computing environments for enhancing qualify of life for individuals with Disabilities, and haptic user interfaces.

Panch@asu.edu
(480) 965-4407
Tempe campus, FULTN 310
Research website

Andrea Richa

Andrea Richa

Andrea Richa
Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Self-organizing particle systems, programmable matter, bio-inspired algorithms, distributed computing and algorithms, theory of wireless communication, graph, randomized, and approximation algorithms, self-stabilizing overlay networks, combinatorial optimization, distributed resource allocation

Aricha@asu.edu
(480) 965-7555
Tempe campus, BYENG 440
Research website

George Runger

George Runger

George Runger
Professor
Industrial Engineering

Research Interests
Statistical learning, process control, data mining for massive, multivariate data sets

Runger@asu.edu
(480) 965-3193
Mayo Clinic, Samuel C. Johnson Research Bldg 13212 

Arunabha Sen

Arunabha Sen

Arunabha Sen
Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Resource optimization in optical, wireless and sensor networks, video transmission over mobile ad-hoc networks, network processors, system/network on chip design, combinatorial optimization, algorithm design and analysis

Asen@asu.edu
(480) 965-6153
Tempe campus, BYENG 530
Research website

Dan Shunk

Dan Shunk

Dan Shunk
Professor
Industrial Engineering

Research Interests
Agile, enterprise and CIM systems, group technology, planning systems, economics of computer-integrated manufacturing (CIM) strategy and strategic role of technology

Dan.Shunk@asu.edu
(480) 965-6330
Tempe campus, BYENG 360

Kurt VanLehn

Kurt VanLehn

Kurt VanLehn
Professor, The Diane and Gary Tooker Chair for Effective Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Applications of AI to education (Intelligent Tutoring Systems, teachable agents, tutorial NL dialogue systems), human learning (student modeling; cognitive modeling), cognitive science

Kurt.Vanlehn@asu.edu
(480) 727-6348
Tempe campus, BYENG M1-01
Research website

Sarma Vrudhula

Sarma Vrudhula

Sarma Vrudhula
Professor/Director of Center for Embedded Systems
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
CAD for VLSI circuits, logic synthesis and verification, low-power design, power, energy and thermal management in processors performance, power and yield optimization of VLSI circuits, novel logic structures and applications to biology

Vrudhula@asu.edu
(480) 727-4152
Tempe campus, CTRPT 203-25
Research website

Guoliang Xue

Guoliang Xue

Guoliang Xue
Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Survivability and security in smart grid, privacy and security in mobile social networks, economic approaches to network applications

Xue@asu.edu
(480) 965-6218
Tempe campus, BYENG 442
Research website

Stephen Yau

Stephen S. Yau

Stephen Yau
Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Trust management and security, software engineering, distributed systems, service based systems, ubiquitous/pervasive computing

Yau@asu.edu
(480) 965-2647
Tempe campus, BYENG 488

Nong Ye

Nong Ye
Professor, Program Chair
Industrial Engineering, Engineering Management

Research Interests
Information and systems assurance, data mining and modeling, quality optimization and control of system operations

Nongye@asu.edu
(480) 965-7812
Tempe campus, BYENG 482
Research website

Associate Professors

Srividya Bansal

Srividya Bansal

Srividya Bansal
Associate Professor, Program Chair
Software Engineering

Research Interests
Semantic computing, big data integration, semantics-based solutions for outcome-based instruction design in STEM education, delivery models for software engineering education; web service description, discovery and composition.

Srividya.Bansal@asu.edu
(480) 727-5107
Polytechnic campus, PRLTA 230G
Research website

Partha Dasgupta

Partha Dasgupta

Partha Dasgupta
Associate Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Computer security, operating systems, distributed and parallel systems

Partha@asu.edu
(480) 965-5583
Tempe campus, BYENG 428

Hasan Davulcu

Hasan Davulcu

Hasan Davulcu
Associate Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Data mining, web and text mining, data cleaning and information extraction, workflows and semantic web services, database systems

Hdavulcu@asu.edu
(480) 965-6385
Tempe campus, BYENG 564
Research website

Georgios Fainekos

Georgios Fainekos

Georgios Fainekos
Associate Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Cyber-physical systems: hybrid dynamical systems, real-time and embedded systems, formal methods with applications to automation & control: system testing and verification, formal languages and logic, motion planning in robotics, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)

Fainekos@asu.edu
(480) 965-8267
Tempe campus, CTRPT 203-17
Research website

Kevin Gary

Kevin Gary

Kevin Gary
Associate Professor
Software Engineering

Research Interests
Software architecture and design, open source software, agile methods, applications in healthcare and e-learning.

Kgary@asu.edu
(480) 727-1373
Polytechnic campus, PRLTA 230C
Research website

Esma Gel

Esma Gel

Esma Gel
Associate Professor
Industrial Engineering

Research Interests
Applied probability, stochastic processes, queuing theory, stochastic modeling and control of manufacturing systems

Esma.Gel@asu.edu
(480) 965-2906
Tempe campus, BYENG 318
Research website

Dijiang Huang

Dijiang Huang

Dijiang Huang
Associate Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Network security, privacy prevention techniques, key management, secure ad hoc network routing, trust management for VANETs

Dijiang@asu.edu
(480) 965-2776
Tempe campus, BYENG 470
Research website

Joohyung Lee

Joohyung Lee

Joohyung Lee
Associate Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Knowledge representation and reasoning, computational logic, logic programming, logics in security, computational semantics of natural language

Joolee@asu.edu
(480) 965-2784
Tempe campus, BYENG 586
Research website

Jing Li

Jing Li

Jing Li
Associate Professor, Industrial Engineering
Graduate Program Chair, Industrial Engineering

Research Interests
Statistical learning, data mining, biomedical and health informatics, quality and reliability engineering

Jinglz@asu.edu
(480) 965-0125
Tempe campus, BYENG 310
Research website

Rong Pan

Rong Pan

Rong Pan
Associate Professor, Program Chair
Industrial Engineering

Research Interests
Industrial statistics, reliability analysis and time series modeling

Rong.Pan@asu.edu
(480) 965-4259
Tempe campus, BYENG 352

Violet Syrotiuk

Violet Syrotiuk

Violet Syrotiuk
Associate Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Cross-layer design and optimization in changing network conditions, modeling and monitoring, medium access control protocols, multi-hop wireless networks including MANETs, WSNs, WMNs, and cognitive radio networks

Syrotiuk@asu.edu
(480) 965-7034
Tempe campus, BYENG 434
Research website

Yalin Wang

Yalin Wang

Yalin Wang
Associate Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Computer vision, medical imaging, computer graphics, geometric modeling, statistical pattern recognition

Yalin.Wang@asu.edu
(480) 965-6871
Tempe campus, BYENG 432
Research website

Carole-Jean Wu

Carole-Jean Wu

Carole-Jean Wu
Associate Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Energy-efficient heterogeneous architecture, energy harvesting for emerging computing devices, performance characterization, analysis and prediction, high-performance and power-efficient LLC designs

Carole-jean.Wu@asu.edu
(480) 965-1494
Tempe campus, CTRPT 203-09
Research website

Ming Zhao

Ming Zhao

Ming Zhao
Associate Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Distributed/cloud computing, big data, high-performance computing, autonomic computing, virtualization, storage systems, operating systems

Mingzhao@asu.edu
(480) 727-7850
Tempe campus, BYENG 412
Research website

Assistant Professors

Ajay Bansal

Ajay Bansal

Ajay Bansal
Assistant Professor
Software Engineering

Research Interests
Logic programming, constraint programming, answer set programming, data mining, machine learning, semantic computing, service-oriented architecture.

Ajay.Bansal@asu.edu
(480) 727-1647
Polytechnic campus, PRLTA 230V
Research website

Tiffany Bao

Tiffany Bao
Assistant Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Software security, automated binary analysis techniques, autonomous game-theoretical strategy for software vulnerabilities

 

Chris Bryan

Chris Bryan

Chris Bryan
Assistant Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Information visualization, visual analytics, virtual reality, data storytelling, data analysis, explainable machine learning and artificial intelligence; perception and cognition, human-computer Interaction, data privacy and security

Adam Doupe

Adam Doupe

Adam Doupe
Assistant Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Cyber security, web security, automated vulnerability analysis, mobile app security, static analysis, program analysis, hacking competitions, and pentesting.

Doupe@asu.edu
(480) 727-5471
Tempe campus, BYENG 472
Research website

Adolfo Escobedo

Adolfo Escobedo

Adolfo Escobedo
Assistant Professor
Industrial Engineering

Research Interests
Theory and application of linear and mixed integer programming; design, analysis, and efficient implementation of optimization algorithms; computational linear algebra; power systems operation and planning; circular economy.  

Adres@asu.edu
(480) 965-5248
Tempe campus, BYENG 346

Ashraf Gaffar

Ashraf Gaffar

Ashraf Gaffar
Assistant Professor
Software Engineering

Research Interests
Cognitive computing, artificial intelligence & machine learning, neural networks, DNN, CNN, HCI, UI and interaction design
software design methodologies and applications, robotics, human-robot interaction

Ashraf.Gaffar@asu.edu
(480) 727-5103
Polytechnic campus, PRLTA 230B
Research website

Kirk Jalbert

Kirk Jalbert
Assistant Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Human dimensions of science and technology, science and society, activism and social movements, citizen participation, environmental studies, energy policy, informatics, geographic information science

 

Kirk.Jalbert@asu.edu
(480) 965-1756
Tempe campus

Feng Ju

Feng Ju

Feng Ju
Assistant Professor
Industrial Engineering

Research Interests
Stochastic modeling and control in manufacturing and healthcare systems, battery management systems

Feng.Ju@asu.edu
Tempe campus, BYENG 336
Research website

Ariane Middel

Ariane Middel
Assistant Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Urban climate, heat mitigation, thermal comfort, human biometeorology, modeling and simulation, microclimate, local climate, climate-sensitive urban design, climate adaptation and mitigation, urban heat islands, urban climate informatics, geographic information systems, human-environment interaction, land use and land cover, sustainability, geovisualization

Ariane.Middel@asu.edu
(480) 414-6793
Tempe campus

Ted Pavlic

Ted Pavlic
Assistant Professor
Industrial Engineering

Research Interests
Distributed algorithms, autonomous systems, decentralized decision making, complex adaptive systems, self organization, hybrid dynamical systems, sustainability in the built environment, behavioral ecology, behavioral economics, operations research, bio-mimicry and bio-inspiration, parallel computation, robotics,energy systems, intelligent control, optimization, game theory, resource allocation, collective behavior

Tpavlic@asu.edu
(480) 965-2899
Tempe campus, BYENG 314
Research website

Fengbo Ren

Fengbo Ren

Fengbo Ren
Assistant Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Hardware acceleration, embedded, reconfigurable, and parallel computing solutions for data analytics and information processing, energy-efficient computing, data-driven compressive sensing, hardware-friendly machine learning

Renfengbo@asu.edu
(480) 727-5793
Tempe campus
Research website

Jorge Sefair

Jorge Sefair

Jorge Sefair
Assistant Professor
Industrial Engineering

Research Interests
Network optimization, robust optimization, integer programming, applications of optimization in environment, public policy, urban planning, and finance

Jsefair@asu.edu
(480) 965-3190
Tempe campus, BYENG 330
Research website

Hao Yan

Hao Yan

Hao Yan
Assistant Professor
Industrial Engineering 

Research Interests
Real time modeling and analysis with large scale high dimensional data, data fusion for modeling of complex systems, and smart adaptive sampling strategy and data reconstruction

HaoYan@asu.edu
Tempe campus, BYENG 338
Research website

Yu Zhang

Yu Zhang

Yu Zhang
Assistant Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Multi-agent systems, human-aware planning, multi-agent planning, automated planning and scheduling, distributed robot systems, human-robot interaction

Yu.Zhang.442@asu.edu
Tempe campus, BYENG 594
Research website

Jia Zou

Jia Zou
Assistant Professor
Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests
Systems research, big data management, distributed computing, analytics

Jia.Zou@asu.edu
Tempe campus