College of Science & Engineering

Computer Science Faculty

Contact information for Computer Science Faculty
Namesort ascending Research Interests Contact
Dr. Jianna Zhang
Associate Professor

Robotics and Machine Learning

CF 481
By Appointment
(360) 650-3845
zhangj@wwu.edu
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Dr. Scott Wehrwein
Assistant Professor

Computer Vision, Computational Photography, Computer Graphics

CF 461
T 3:00-4:00pm, W 10:00-11:30am, F 2:00-3:00pm
(360) 650-6327
wehrwes@wwu.edu
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Dr. Michael Tsikerdekis
Assistant Professor

CyberSecurity, Social Computing, Online Deception, Machine Learning

CF 489
MTWF 11:00-12:00pm
(360) 650-3968
tsikerm@wwu.edu
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Dr. Moushumi Sharmin
Assistant Professor

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

CF 465
M 2-2:50 PM, R 12-12:50 PM, Community Office Hour W 10:30-11:30 AM
(360) 650-2249
sharmim@wwu.edu
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Dr. Qiang Hao
Assistant Professor

Computing Education, Human-Computer Interaction, Learning Technologies

CF 457
12 - 1 pm MWF or by appointment
(360) 650-2622
qiangh@wwu.edu
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Dr. Phil Nelson
Professor

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

CF 471
By Appointment
(360) 650-3035
phil@wwu.edu
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Dustin O'Hara
Instructor, Director of Internet Studies Center

Human-centered computing, values in design, and internet studies

CF 411
MWF 10:00-12:00pm, 2:00-4:00pm
(360) 650-4338
oharad@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 10:00-10:50am
(360) 650-3795
meehan@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
M 10-11 AM, R 11-12 PM & 3-4 PM
(360) 650-4831
liuy2@wwu.edu
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Dr. Filip Jagodzinski
Associate Professor & Transfer Student Advisor

Computational Structural Biology, Big Data, Intelligent Information Systems

CF 467
T 11:00-12:00 PM, W 2:00-3 PM, and by appointment
(360) 650-3800
jagodzf@wwu.edu
Dr. Filip Jagodzinski
Dr. Tarek Idriss
Assistant Professor

Lightweight Security, Machine Learning and Internet of Things

CF 485
MT 10:30-12:00pm
(360) 650-4221
idrisst@wwu.edu
Dr. Tarek Idriss
Dr. Brian Hutchinson
Associate Professor

Speech and Language Processing, Machine Learning and Optimization

CF 475
By Appointment
(360) 650-4894
hutchib2@wwu.edu
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Dr. James Hearne
Professor

Data Mining, Computational Linguistics, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Music

CF 455A
MTW 12:00-1:00pm
(360) 650-3792
hearne@wwu.edu
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Dr. Caroline Hardin
Assistant Professor

Computer Science Education and Digital Privacy

CF 463
W 2:00-4:00pm and by appointment
(360) 650-3601
Caroline.Hardin@wwu.edu
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Susheel Gopalan
Instructor

Real-time Embedded Systems, Fundamental Scientific and Technological Innovations

CF 409
By Appointment
(360) 650-2098
Susheel.Gopalan@wwu.edu
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Dr. Erik Fretheim
Director, Cybersecurity Program

Cyber Warfare, Cyber Defense, Cyber Ethics

CF 487
MWF 11:00-11:45am
(360) 650-6879
frethee@wwu.edu
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Dr. Perry Fizzano
Professor & Department Chair

Optimization, Algorithms, Scheduling, Bioinformatics

CF 493
MWR 2:00-3:00pm and by Appointment
(360) 650-3807
fizzanp@wwu.edu
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Samuel Dixon
Instructor

Human Activity Recognition, Natural Language Processing, and Computer Vision

CF 411
(360) 650-2625
dixons7@wwu.edu
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Dr. Wesley Deneke
Assistant Professor

Computer Graphics, Pervasive Computing, and Artificial Intelligence. 

CF 479
TW 1:00-2:20pm
(360) 650-6160
Wesley.Deneke@wwu.edu
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Justice Banson
Instructor

Multimedia, Web design and Development

CF 409
By Appointment
(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
By Appointment
(360) 650-3819
Aran.Clauson@wwu.edu
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Dr. Shameem Ahmed
Assistant Professor

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

CF 491
MWF 12:10 - 1:00 pm
(360) 650-2624
ahmeds@wwu.edu
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