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Faculty, Specialists, and Staff

Faculty Members

Metin Aktulga

Metin Aktulga, Assistant Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., Purdue University (2010)
hma@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: High Performance Computing, Applications of Parallel Computing, Big Data Analytics, Numerical Linear Algebra

Wolfgang Banzhaf, John R. Koza Endowed Chair Professor
Dr.rer.nat. in Physics, University Karlsruhe / Institute of Technology (1985)
banzhafw@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Evolutionary Computing, Complex Adaptive Systems, Self-Organization, Artificial Chemistries

Vishnu Boddeti

Vishnu Boddeti, Assistant Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University (2012)
vishnu@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Human Analysis Lab Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Biometrics, Pattern Recognition, Deep Learning

Joyce Chai

Joyce Chai, Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., Duke University (1998)
jchai@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Natural Language Processing, Multimodal Conversational Systems

Betty H.C. Cheng, Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1990)
chengb@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Software Engineering, Formal Methods, Embedded Systems

Laura Dillon, Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst (1984)
ldillon@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Formal Methods, Software Engineering

Hu Ding , Assistant Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo (2015)
huding@msu.edu

Research Interests: Algorithms, Computational Geometry, Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition, Biomedical Imaging

Wayne Dyksen

Wayne Dyksen, Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., Purdue University (1982)
dyksen@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Numerical Methods, Computer Security

Richard J. Enbody, Associate Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., University of Minnesota (1987)
enbody@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Computer Architecture, Computer Security

Hintze

Arend Hintze,
Dr. rer. nat. for Genetics and Developmental Biology at the TU-Braunschweig (2006) hintze@msu.edu

Research Interests:Evolution of artificial intelligence, evolutionary game theory, agent based modeling, and computer games

Abdol-Hossein Esfahanian, Associate Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., Northwestern University (1983)
esfahanian@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Graph Theory, Computer Networks

Anil K. Jain, University Distinguished Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., Ohio State University (1973)
jain@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Pattern Recognition, Image Processing, Biometrics

Sandeep Kulkarni, Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., Ohio State University (1999)
sandeep@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Fault Tolerance, Distributed Systems

Alex Liu

Alex Liu, Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin (2006)
alexliu@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Computer and Network Security, Networking

Kevin Liu

Kevin Liu, Assistant Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin (2011)
kjl@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Comparative Genomics, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics

Xiaoming Liu
Xiaoming Liu, Assistant Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University (2004)
liuxm@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests:  Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Human Computer Interface, Medical Image Analytis, Pattern Recogition, Image and Video Processing, Multimedia Retrieval

Philip K. McKinley, Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1989)
mckinley@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems, Artificial Life

Matt Mutka

Matt W. Mutka, Professor
Chairperson, Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison (1988)
mutka@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Distributed Systems, Computer Networks, Wireless and Mobile Systems

Charles A. Ofria, Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., California Institute of Technology (1999)
ofria@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Evolutionary Computing, Adaptive Systems

Charles B. Owen, Associate Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., Dartmouth College (1998)
cbowen@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Multimedia Systems, Augmented Reality

William F. Punch, Associate Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., Ohio State University (1989)
punch@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Intelligent Systems, Genetic Algorithms, Data Mining

 Arun Ross Arun Ross, Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., Michigan State University (2003)
rossarun@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests:  Biometrics, pattern recogition, image processing, computer vision, data mining, machine learning
Yanni Sun

Yanni Sun, Associate Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis (2008)
yannisun@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Bioinformatics, Computational Biology

Pang-Ning Tan, Associate  Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., University of Minnesota (2002)
ptan@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Data Mining, Information Retrieval, Machine Learning

Jiliang Tang, Assistant  Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., Arizona State University (2015)
tangjili@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Social Network Analysis/Social Computing/Computational Social Science, Text Mining/Web Mining/Data Mining, Dimension Reduction/Similarity Learning/Machine Learning

Yiying Tong

Yiying Tong, Associate Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., University of Southern California (2004)
ytong@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Computer Animation, Discrete Differential Geometry, Discrete Geometric Modeling

Eric Torng

Eric Torng, Associate Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., Stanford University (1994)
torng@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Algorithms, Graph Theory, Computer Networks, Distributed Systems

Guan-Hua (Scott) Tu, Assistant Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles (2015)
ghtu@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Computer and Network Security, Wireless and Mobile Systems.

John Weng

John J. Weng, Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1989)
weng@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Humanoid Robots, Computer Vision, Machine Learning

Li Xiao

Li Xiao, Associate Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., College of William and Mary (2002)
lxiao@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Distributed and Networking Systems, Computing Resource Management

Guoliang Xing Guoliang Xing, Associate Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
D.Sc., Washington University in St. Louis (2006)
glxing@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Wireless Sensor Networks, Mobile Computing, and Networked Embedded Systems.

Jiayu Zhou Jiayu Zhou, Assistant Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D., Arizona State University (2014)
jiayuz@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Machine Learning, Data Mining, Biomedical Informatics

Instructors and Specialists

Alireza Ameli

Alireza Ameli, Teaching Specialist
Computer Science and Engineering

ameli@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Computer Networks, Wireless and Mobile Systems

Yolanda  Anderson

Yolanda Anderson, Teaching Specialist

PhD, Auburn University (2010)

tba@cse.msu.edu

Mark McCullen

Mark McCullen, Teaching Specialist
mccullen@cse.msu.edu

Operating Systems, Computer Architecture and Organization, Programming Languages

Sebnem Onsay

Sebnem Onsay, Teaching Specialist
onsayse@msu.edu

Object Oriented Programming, Problem Solving using Programming and Data Structures. Teaching interests: Evidence Based Teaching, recently researching on implementing and studying flipped classroom technique and its outcomes.

Joshua Nahum

Joshua Nahum, Teaching Specialist
Ph.D., University of Washington (2013)
nahumjos@cse.msu.edu

Research Interests: Evolutionary Computing, Artificial Life

Kevin Ohl

Kevin Ohl, Teaching Specialist
ohlk@cse.msu.edu

Marilyn Wulfekulher

Marilyn Wulfekuhler, Teaching Specialist

PhD, Michigan State University (1998)

wulfekuh@cse.msu.edu

 

Staff Members

Kelly Climer
Kelly Climer, Systems Analyst
office: 3322 EB
climer@cse.msu.edu
tel: 353-9574
Cathy Davison

Cathy Davison, Administrative Assistant, Office Supervisor
office: 3115A EB
davison@cse.msu.edu
tel: 353-6484

Departmental accounts, Assistant to the Chair

Brenda Hodge

Brenda Hodge, Secretary
office: 3115 EB
hodgeb@cse.msu.edu

Debbie Kruch, Administrative Assistant
office: 3115B EB
kruch@cse.msu.edu
tel: 353-1679

Research grant accounting, student payroll, Strategic Partner liason

Titun Roy Maiti, Advisor
office: 3201 EB
titun@msu.edu
tel: 353-5455

Advisor

Adjunct Faculty


Christina Chan, Professor
Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania (1990)

Research Interests: Systems Biology, Computational Biology, Drug-Gene Delivery Systems

Kalyanmoy Deb

Kalyanmoy Deb, Koenig Endowed Chair Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ph.D., University of Alabama

Research Interest: Non-linear Optimization, Many and Multi-objective Optimization, Metamodeling, Constraint Handling, Engineering Design, Evolutionary Algorithms and Metaheuristics, Innovization.

Michael Feig, Associate Professor
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Chemistry
Ph.D., University of Houston (1999)

Research Interests: Computational Biochemistry, Database Systems, Data Mining

Erik Goodman

Erik Goodman, Professor
Ph.D. University of Michigan (1972)
Electrical and Computer Engineering; Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: Computational biology, evolution, evolutionary computation,  wireless networks

Joshua E. Introne Joshua E. Introne, Assistant Professor
Media and Information
PhD, Brandeis University

Research Interest: Collective Intelligence in New Media

Leslie Kuhn, Professor
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania (1989)

Research Interests: Algorithms and Data Mining for molecular modeling/design 

Robert T. Pennock, Professor
Lyman Briggs College; Philosophy
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh (1991)

Research Interests: Evolutionary Computing, Artificial Life, Philosophy of Science

Charles Steinfield

Charles Steinfield, Professor
Telecommunication, Information Studies, and Media
Ph.D., University of Southern California

Research Interests: Organizational and Social Impacts of Communication and Information,
Technology, Collaborative Systems, E-Commerce

Angela Wilson

Angela K. Wilson, Professor
John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor of Computational Chemistry
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
wilson@chemistry.msu.edu

Research Interests: Development and understanding of computational methodologies, and studies in heavy element chemistry, catalysis, protein modeling, drug design/understanding of disease, metal organic frameworks, green chemistry, and many other areas.

 

Emeritus Faculty

Moon-Jung Chung, Professor Emeritus (Deceased), 1987-2005
Ph.D., Northwestern University
Richard C. Dubes, Professor Emeritus (Deceased), 1958-1993
John J. Forsyth, Associate Professor Emeritus, 1965-2002
Ph.D., Michigan State University
Lewis Greenberg, Professor Emeritus, 1967-2002
Harry G. Hedges, Professor Emeritus, 1954-1989
Herman D. Hughes, Professor Emeritus, 1973-2004
Ph.D., University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Julian Kateley, Jr., Professor Emeritus, 1956-1984
Martin G. Keeney, Associate Professor Emeritus, 1956-1991
Hans E. Lee, Associate Professor Emeritus, 1966-2003
Ph.D., Stanford University
Carl. V. Page, Professor Emeritus (Deceased), 1967-1996
Sakti Pramanik, Professor Emeritus -2016
Ph.D., Yale University (1974)
Richard J. Reid, Professor Emeritus, 1960-2003
Ph.D., Michigan State University
Jo Smith, Teaching Specialist, 2002-2011
Helen J. Spence, Instructor , 1960-1989
Jon Sticklen, Associate Professor Emeritus, 1987-2014
George Stockman, Professor Emeritus, 1982-2010
Ph.D., University of Maryland
Bernhard L. Weinberg, Associate Professor Emeritus, 1966-1999
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
Donald J. Weinshank, Professor Emeritus, 1967-2002
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
Anthony S. Wojcik, Professor Emeritus, 1986-2007
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign