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
MW: 1:10 – 2 pm or by appt.
(360) 650-2624
ahmeds@wwu.edu
Dr. Shameem Ahmed
Justice Banson
Instructor

Multimedia, Web design and Development

CF 409
MWF: 3:30 - 4:30 pm or by appt.
(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
W: 1 - 1:50 pm, R: 11- 11:50 am, F: 10 - 10:50 am or by appt.
(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
MWF: 2 – 2:50 pm or by appt.
(360) 650-6160
Wesley.Deneke@wwu.edu
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Dr. Perry Fizzano
Professor & Department Chair

Optimization, Algorithms, Scheduling, Bioinformatics

CF 493
M: 11 am - 12 pm, T: 12 - 1 pm, R: 2:30 - 3:30 pm or by appt.
(360) 650-3807
fizzanp@wwu.edu
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Dr. Erik Fretheim
Director, Cybersecurity Program

Cyber Warfare, Cyber Defense, Cyber Ethics

CF 487
MWF 10 - 11 am or by appt.
(360) 650-6879
frethee@wwu.edu
Dr. Erik Fretheim
Susheel Gopalan
Instructor

Real-time Embedded Systems, Fundamental Scientific and Technological Innovations

CF 409
For CSCI 247: MTW: 10 – 11 am, For CSCI 492: MW: 2 – 3 pm or by appt.
(360) 650-2098
Susheel.Gopalan@wwu.edu
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Dr. Qiang Hao
Assistant Professor

Computing Education, Educational Data Mining

CF 457
MWF: 9:50 - 10:50 am or by appt.
(360) 650-2622
qiangh@wwu.edu
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Dr. James Hearne
Professor

Data Mining, Computational Linguistics, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Music

CF 455A
(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
M: 2 - 2:30 pm, T: 8:30 – 9 am, W: 9 - 9:30 am, F: 2 - 2:30 pm and by appt.
(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
R: 11:30 am -12 pm, Fri: 3 - 3:30 pm or by appt.
(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
T: 9 - 10 am, F: 1 - 2 pm or by appt.
(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
MWF: 2 – 3 pm or by appt.
(360) 650-4831
liuy2@wwu.edu
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Nicholas Majeske
Instructor
CF 409
TR: 10 – 11 am, R: 1 – 2 pm
(360) 650-2625
majeskn@wwu.edu
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Dr. Geoffrey Matthews
Professor

Scientific Computing, Games, and Graphics

CF 469
By Appointment
(360) 650-3797
Geoffrey.Matthews@wwu.edu
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Zach McGrew
Instructor
CF 411
MWF: 1 - 2 & 4 - 5 pm or by appt.
mcgrewz@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
MWRF: 1:30 - 2:30 pm
(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
MWF: 2 - 2:50 pm or by appt.
(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
MW: 1 - 1:50 pm or by appt.
(360) 650-2249
sharmim@wwu.edu
Dr. Michael Tsikerdekis
Assistant Professor

CyberSecurity, Social Computing, Online Deception, Machine Learning

CF 489
MTWF: 12 - 12:50 pm - Please Make Appt.
(360) 650-3968
tsikerm@wwu.edu
Dr. Michael Tsikerdekis
Dr. Scott Wehrwein
Assistant Professor

Computer Vision, Computational Photography, Computer Graphics

CF 461
M: 3 - 4 pm, T: 8:30 - 9 am, R: 11 am - 12 pm, F: 11 - 11:30 am or by appt.
(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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