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James Allen

Allen, James F.

  • Professor Emeritus of Computer Science

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Interests: Natural language understanding; Discourse; Knowledge representation; Common-sense reasoning; Planning

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Zhen Bai

Bai, Zhen

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Human-Computer Interaction; Augmented Reality; Tangible User Interfaces; Embodied Conversational Agent; Technology-Enhanced Learning; Computer-Supported Collaborative Work; Assistive Technology; Machine Learning for HCI

Christopher M. Brown

Brown, Christopher M.

  • Professor Emeritus of Computer Science

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Interests: Artificial intelligence; Computer vision; Robotics

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Mujdat Cetin

Cetin, Mujdat

  • Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Professor of Computer Science
  • Robin and Tim Wentworth Director, Goergen Institute for Data Science
    Director, New York State Center of Excellence in Data Science

Interests: computational sensing and imaging as applied to radar and biomedical imaging; probabilistic methods for image and video analysis as applied to biomedical image analysis, microscopic neuroimaging, and computer vision; signal processing and machine learning for brain-computer/machine interfaces, with applications for alternative communication and rehabilitation for patients and monitoring of cognitive states

John Criswell

Criswell, John

  • Associate Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Computer Security; Automatic compiler transformations; Secure Virtual Architecture

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Chen Ding

Ding, Chen

  • Professor and Associate Chair of Computer Science

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Interests: Locality theory and optimization; Compilers and run-time systems to improve locality and parallelism; Memory management; Parallel programming; High-performance computing

Zhiyao Duan

Duan, Zhiyao

  • Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and of Computer Science

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Interests: Computer Audition; Audio Signal Processing; Machine Learning; Music Information Retrieval

Sandhya Dwarkadas

Dwarkadas, Sandhya

  • Visiting Research Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Parallel and distributed computing; Computer architecture and networks; Interaction and interface between the compiler, runtime system, and underlying architecture; Software distributed shared memory; Integrated compiler and runtime support for parallelism; Simulation methodology; Uniprocessor and multiprocessor architectures; Parallel applications development; Performance evaluation

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George Ferguson

Ferguson, George

  • Professor of Computer Science (Instruction) Co-Director Computer Science Undergraduate Program

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Interests: Artificial intelligence; Intelligent agents; Agent communication languages; Agent architectures; User interfaces: speech recognition, natural language understanding, dialogue, conversational agents; Temporal reasoning: representation, planning, scheduling; Semantic web: ontologies, knowledge-based systems

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Tony Geng

Geng, Tong (Tony)

  • Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science

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Interests: Computer architecture; Graph learning; Machine learning; Accelerators for AI; High-performance computing

Gourab Ghoshal

Ghoshal, Gourab

  • Professor of Physics
    Associate Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: theoretical condensed-matter physics and data science

Daniel Gildea

Gildea, Daniel

  • Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Machine translation; Semantic parsing; Algorithms for natural language processing

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Ralf Haefner

Haefner, Ralf

  • Associate Professor

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Interests: perceptual decision-making; probabilistic inference; selective attention; neural population encoding and decoding; depth perception/processing of binocular disparity

Hangfeng He

He, Hangfeng

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Data Science

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Interests: Machine learning; Natural language processing; Reasoning

Wendi Heinzelman

Heinzelman, Wendi

  • Professor
  • Dean, Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

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Interests: Wireless sensor networks; Mobile ad hoc networks; Multimedia communication; Heterogeneous networking; Cloud computing

Lane A. Hemaspaandra

Hemaspaandra, Lane A.

  • Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Computational social choice (elections, preference aggregation, power indices, etc.); Computational complexity theory (counting-based computation, probabilistic computation, unambiguous computation, the importance of query order when accessing databases, the study of efficient algorithms for complex sets, complexity-theoretic aspects of security, fault-tolerance, and data compression, etc.)

Gregory Heyworth

Heyworth, Gregory

  • Associate Professor of English
  • Director, Lazarus Project
Ehsan Hoque

Hoque, Ehsan

  • Associate Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Human Computer Interaction; Artificial Intelligence ; Interactive machine learning; Health and wellbeing; Future of skills

Kaave Hosseini

Hosseini, Kaave

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Theoretical computer science; Additive combinatorics; Pseudorandomness; Discrete Fourier analysis

Thomas M. Howard

Howard, Thomas M.

  • Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Interests: Artificial Intelligence; Robotics; Motion Planning; Human-Robot Interaction

Michael Huang

Huang, Michael

he/him/his

  • Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and of Computer Science

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Interests: High-performance and energy-efficient computer microarchitecture; non-von Neumann computing; Ising machines

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Robert Jacobs

Jacobs, Robert A.

  • Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Computer Science, and the Center for Visual Science

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Interests: cognitive and perceptual learning; neural computation

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Anson Kahng

Kahng, Anson

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Data Science

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Interests: Computational social choice; Democracy and computer science; Economics and computation; Artificial intelligence; Theoretical computer science; Algorithmic game theory

Christopher Kanan

Kanan, Christopher

  • Associate Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Artificial Intelligence; Deep Learning; Computer Vision; Cognitive Science; Applied Machine Learning (e.g. Medical Computer Vision)

Jian Kang

Kang, Jian

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Data mining; Computational social science; Uncertainty quantification; Algorithmic fairness; Trustworthy AI; Machine learning

Henry Kautz

Kautz, Henry

  • Professor Emeritus of Computer Science

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Interests: Artificial intelligence; Pervasive computing; Data science

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Jiaming Liang smiling.

Liang, Jiaming

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Data Science

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Interests: Optimization; Sampling

Joseph Loporcaro

Loporcaro, Joseph

  • Assistant Professor of Digital Media Studies and Computer Science (Instruction)

Interests: Video game design, development, theory, and culture; digital media theory and production; mass media and pop culture; technology/media ethics; design thinking, research writing; social media studies; web design and development

Jiebo Luo

Luo, Jiebo

  • Albert Arendt Hopeman Professor of Engineering
    Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Computer Vision; Machine learning; Data Mining; Social Media; Biomedical Informatics; Human Computer Interaction; Ubiquitous and Mobile Computing

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Gonzalo Mateos

Mateos, Gonzalo

  • Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Associate Professor of Computer Science
    Asaro Biggar Family Fellow in Data Science

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Interests: Statistical Signal Processing; Networks; Machine Learning; Decentralized Optimization; Graph Signal Processing

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Fatemeh Nargesian

Nargesian, Fatemeh

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Data management ; Data science ; Data discovery and integration

Randal C. Nelson

Nelson, Randal C.

  • Professor in Memoriam

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    Interests: Machine vision and robotics; Object recognition and learning representations at the interface between feature-based and appearance-based approaches; Vision for manipulation and hand-eye coordination; Motion recognition and analysis, and visual navigation

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    Sreepathi Pai

    Pai, Sreepathi

    • Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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    Interests: Compilers; Heterogeneous Architectures; GPU algorithms; Performance Modeling

    Thaddeus E. Pawlicki

    Pawlicki, Thaddeus E.

    • Associate Professor of Computer Science (Instruction)

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    Interests: Undergraduate eduction; Robotics; Computer vision; Artificial intelligence

    Monika Polak

    Polak, Monika

    • Assistant Professor of Computer Science (Instruction)

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    Interests: Cryptography; Quantum-Resistant Cryptography; Algebraic Graph Theory; Extremal Graph Theory; Pseudorandomness; Coding Theory

    Adam Purtee

    Purtee, Adam

    • Associate Professor of Computer Science (Instruction)

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    Interests: Natural language understanding ; Knowledge representation ; Commonsense reasoning ; Machine Learning ; Numerical programming

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    Andrew Read-McFarland

    Read-McFarland, Andrew

    • Assistant Professor of Computer Science (Instruction)

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    Lenhart K. Schubert

    Schubert, Lenhart K.

    • Professor of Computer Science

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    Interests: Language and dialogue ; Knowledge representation and inference; Schema learning and schema-based behavior ; Self-motivated agents

    Michael L. Scott

    Scott, Michael L.

    • Arthur Gould Yates Professor of Engineering
      Professor of Computer Science
    • Chair, Department of Computer Science

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    Interests: Systems software for parallel and distributed computing; Programming languages; Operating systems; Synchronization; Transactional memory; Persistent memory

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    Sefkow, Adam

    • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
      Assistant Professor, Department of Physics
      Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science
      Senior Scientist, Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE)

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    Interests: Inertial confinement fusion; magneto-inertial fusion; high energy density physics; laser-plasma interaction; computational physics; magnetohydrodynamics; particle-in-cell simulations

    Joel I. Seiferas

    Seiferas, Joel I.

    • Professor Emeritus of Computer Science

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    Interests: Theoretical computer science; Computational complexity; Algorithms; Automata

    Gaurav Sharma

    Sharma, Gaurav

    • Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
      Professor of Computer Science
      Professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology

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    Interests: Data Analytics; Cyber Physical Systems; Signal and Image Processing; Computer Vision; Media Security; Communications

    Daniel Stefankovic

    Stefankovic, Daniel

    • Professor of Computer Science

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    Interests: Theoretical computer science: graph theory, combinatorics, Fourier transform, Markov chains/counting, learning theory, phylogeny, game theory, graph equations, routing

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    Muthuramakrishnan Venkitasubramaniam

    Venkitasubramaniam, Muthuramakrishnan

    • Visiting Research Associate Professor of Computer Science

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    Interests: Cryptography; Complexity Theory

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    White, Aaron

    he/him/his

    • Associate Professor of Linguistics
    • Director of Graduate Studies in Linguistics
      Director of FACTS.lab

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    Interests: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Semantics

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    Chenliang Xu

    Xu, Chenliang

    • Associate Professor of Computer Science

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    Interests: Computer Vision; Video Analysis; Machine Learning; Deep Learning; Multimodal Modeling

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    Yukang Yan

    Yan, Yukang

    • Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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    Interests: Human-Computer Interaction; Human Behavior Modeling; Virtual/Augmented Reality

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    Yuhao Zhu

    Zhu, Yuhao

    • Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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    Interests: Augmented/Virtual Reality; Human Perception and Cognition; Computational Photography/Imaging; Computational Heritage/Humanities; Computer architecture

    Eustrat Zhupa

    Zhupa, Eustrat

    • Assistant Professor of Computer Science (Instruction)

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