College of Science & Engineering

Computer Science Faculty

Name Research Interests Contact
Dr. Shameem Ahmed
Assistant Professor

mHealth, Mobile Computing, Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICTD), Human Computer Interaction (HCI) 

CF 491
Spring Quarter Office Hours TBD
(360) 650-2624
ahmeds@wwu.edu
Dr. Shameem Ahmed
Justice Banson
Instructor

Multimedia, Web design and Development

CF 409
Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays from 4 - 5 pm
(360) 650-4009
Justice.Banson@wwu.edu
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Dr. Aran Clauson
Instructor

Search-based and Compiler Optimization, Operating Systems and Embedded systems.

CF 411
Tuesdays at 2 pm, Thursdays at 4 pm, & Fridays at 3 pm
(360) 650-3819
Aran.Clauson@wwu.edu
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Dr. Wesley Deneke
Assistant Professor

Computer Graphics, Pervasive Computing, and Artificial Intelligence. 

CF 479
Tuesdays & Fridays from 1:30 – 2:50 pm
(360) 650-6160
Wesley.Deneke@wwu.edu
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Dr. Perry Fizzano
Professor & Department Chair

Optimization, Algorithms, Scheduling, Bioinformatics

CF 493
Mondays & Tuesdays from 1 – 2 pm and Thursdays from 2:30 - 3:30 pm
(360) 650-3807
fizzanp@wwu.edu
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Dr. Erik Fretheim
Director, Cybersecurity Program

Cyber Warfare, Cyber Defense, Cyber Ethics

CF 487
Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays from 10 - 11 am
(360) 650-6879
frethee@wwu.edu
Dr. Erik Fretheim
Susheel Gopalan
Instructor

Real-time Embedded Systems, Fundamental Scientific and Technological Innovations

CF 409
Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 11 – 11:50 am
(360) 650-2098
Susheel.Gopalan@wwu.edu
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Dr. Qiang Hao
Assistant Professor

Computing Education, Human-Computer Interaction, Educational Data Mining

CF 457
Spring Quarter Office Hours TBD
(360) 650-2622
qiangh@wwu.edu
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Dr. James Hearne
Professor

Data Mining, Computational Linguistics, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Music

CF 455A
Spring Quarter Office Hours TBD
(360) 650-3792
hearne@wwu.edu
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Dr. Brian Hutchinson
Associate Professor

Speech and Language Processing, Machine Learning and Optimization

CF 475
Mondays & Tuesdays from 1 – 1:30 pm, Wednesdays from 4 – 4:30 pm, Fridays from 2:30 – 3 pm
(360) 650-4894
hutchib2@wwu.edu
Dr. Brian Hutchinson
Dr. Tanzima Islam
Assistant Professor

High Performance/throughput Computing, Parallel Computing, Performance Analysis, Fault-tolerance, Power-aware Resilience

CF 463
Spring Quarter Office Hours TBD
(360) 650-3601
islamt2@wwu.edu
Dr. Tanzima Islam
Dr. Filip Jagodzinski
Associate Professor & Transfer Student Advisor

Computational Structural Biology, Big Data, Intelligent Information Systems

CF 467
Tuesdays from 10 - 11 am & Fridays from 1 - 2 pm
(360) 650-3800
jagodzf@wwu.edu
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Dr. Yudong Liu
Associate Professor & Graduate Program Advisor

Natural Language Processing, Information Extraction, and Application of Eye-tracking Data

CF 483
Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays from 3 – 4 pm
(360) 650-4831
liuy2@wwu.edu
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Nicholas Majeske
Instructor
CF 409
Mondays from 2 – 3 pm, Wednesdays from 10 – 11 am
(360) 650-2625
majeskn@wwu.edu
Dr. Geoffrey Matthews
Professor

Scientific Computing, Games, and Graphics

CF 469
By Appointment
(360) 650-3797
Geoffrey.Matthews@wwu.edu
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Dr. Michael Meehan
Professor

Concurrency Theory, Distributed OS, Parallel Computing, Computer Networks, Computer and Network Security, Computational Science, Design and Implementation of High-level Languages

CF 473
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays from 10 – 11 am
(360) 650-3795
meehan@wwu.edu
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Dr. Phil Nelson
Professor

Parallel and Distributed Computing, Software Systems, File Systems, Unix Programming, Mobile Devices

CF 471
Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays from 2 - 2:50 pm
(360) 650-3035
phil@wwu.edu
Dr. Phil Nelson
Dr. Moushumi Sharmin
Assistant Professor

Mobile Health (mHealth), Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Interactive Visualization, Autism  

CF 465
Mondays & Wednesdays from 2:30 – 3:20 pm, Tuesdays from 11:30 – 12:20 pm
(360) 650-2249
sharmim@wwu.edu
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Dr. Michael Tsikerdekis
Assistant Professor

CyberSecurity, Social Computing, Online Deception, Machine Learning

CF 489
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Fridays from 10 - 11 am
(360) 650-3968
tsikerm@wwu.edu
Dr. Michael Tsikerdekis
Dr. Scott Wehrwein
Assistant Professor

Computer Vision, Computational Photography, Computer Graphics

CF 461
Spring Quarter Office Hours TBD
(360) 650-6327
wehrwes@wwu.edu
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Dr. Jianna Zhang
Associate Professor

Robotics and Machine Learning

CF 481
By Appointment
(360) 650-3845
zhangj@wwu.edu
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