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Research Interests: Control Systems, Health Informatics, Social Computing.

Faculty | Staff

Director of School


Wu, Xindong
Director and Professor,
School of Computing and Informatics

Alfred and Helen Lamson Endowed Professor
Fellow, IEEE and AAAS

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 222
Phone: (337) 482-6768
E-mail: xwu@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/xwu
Research Interests: Data Mining, Big Data Analytics, Knowledge Engineering, World Wide Web

Faculty


Amini, Mohsen
Assistant Professor
Office: James R. Oliver, Room 225
Phone: (337) 482-5708
Email: amini@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/amini/
Research Interests: High Performance Cloud Computing, Resource Allocation, Heterogeneous Computing, and Stream Processing

Borst, Christoph
Associate Professor
Hardy Edmiston Endowed Professor
in Computer Science II

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 342
Phone: (337) 482-1023
Email: cxb9999@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://vrlab.cmix.louisiana.edu/people/dr-christoph-borst/
Research Interests: Virtual Reality, Visualization, Interaction, Graphics, Haptics

Chaudhry, Beenish Moalla
Assistant Professor
Office: James R. Oliver, Room 233
Email: beenish.chaudhry@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/chaudhry/
Research Interests: Human-Computer Interaction, Health Informatics, Mobile Computing, Health Data Analytics

Chen, Sheng
Assistant Professor

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 236
Phone: (337) 482-5807
Email: chen@louisiana.edu
Homepage: http://www.ucs.louisiana.edu/~sxc2311/
Research Interests: Programming languages, Software Engineering, Type systems, software product lines, and Language-based security

Chu, Chee-Hung Henry
Professor
Executive Director, Informatics Research Institute

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 304
Phone: (337) 482-6309
Email: chu@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/chu/
Research Interests: Signal and image processing, pattern recognition, machine vision, internet technologies

Conrad, Edward
Instructor
Office: James R. Oliver, Room 210
Phone: (337) 482-6284
Email: edwardconrad@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/conrad/
Research Interests: Computational Linguistics, Systems Biology, Deep Learning

Dasgupta, Subrata
​Professor

Computer Science Trust Fund Eminent Scholar Chair
Office: James R. Oliver, Room 309
Phone: (337) 482-2928
Email: subrata@louisiana.edu
Homepage: Curriculum Vitae
Research Interests: Creativity Studies, History & Philosophy of Computer Science, Cognitive History, Theory of the Artificial Sciences

Ducrest, Frank
Master Instructor

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 215
Phone: (337) 482-5001
E-mail: fdd@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/ducrest/
Teaching Areas: Object oriented programming, introductory data structures, applications programming using C#/.net/ASP and Java, small robot development and use, Android, iOS and cross-platform mobile development.

Elgazzar, Khalid
Assistant Professor
Office: James R. Oliver, Room 349
Phone: (337) 482-6875
E-mail: elgazzar@louisiana.edu
Homepage: http://www.ucs.louisiana.edu/~kae9655/
Research Interests: Mobile and ubiquitous computing, Cloud computing, Cyber-physical systems, Internet of things, and Distributed systems

Gastineau, Marilyn
Instructor
Office: Conference Center, Room 161
Phone: (337) 482-2803
E-mail: mgastineau@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/gastineau/

Hei, Xiali (Sharon)
Assistant Professor
Office: James R. Oliver Hall, Room 205
Phone: (337) 482-1037
Email: c00404592@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/sharon
Research Interests: Fast Encryption, Security of Wireless Medical Devices, Biometrics security, Mobile security, Device Security, Network Forensics.

Hsu, Sonya H.Y.
Associate Professor
Program Coordinator for
Informatics
Office: James R. Oliver, Room 206
Phone: (337) 482-1667
E-mail: sonyahsu@louisiana.edu

Islam, Aminul
Assistant Professor

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 219
Phone: (337) 482-6609
E-mail: aminul@louisiana.edu
Homepage: http://www.ucs.louisiana.edu/~axi1977/
Research Interests: Natural Language Processing, Text Analytics, Data Analytics, Big Data

Istre, Nona
Master Instructor
Program Coordinator for
Computer Science
Office: James R. Oliver, Room 222-G
Phone: (337) 482-6608
E-mail: nona@louisiana.edu
Homepage: http://www.ucs.louisiana.edu/~wle2581/

Jin, Miao
Associate Professor
Lockheed Martin/BORSF Endowed Professor
Office: James R. Oliver, Room 237
Phone: (337) 482-1679
Email: mxj9809@louisiana.edu
Homepage: http://www.ucs.louisiana.edu/~mxj9809/
Research Interests: Algorithms, Computational Geometry, Networking, Medical Imaging, Computer Vision

Kolluru, Ramesh
Professor and UL Lafayette Vice President for Research, Innovation, and Economic Development
Office: Martin Hall, Suite 338
Phone: (337) 482-5811
Email: ramesh@louisiana.edu
Homepage: http://vpresearch.louisiana.edu/research-offices/vice-president-research
Research Interests: Control Systems, Health Informatics, Social Computing

Kulshreshth, Arun
Assistant Professor
Office: James R. Oliver, Room 226
Phone: (337) 482-6638
E-mail: arunkul@louisiana.edu
Homepage:http://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/arunk
Research Interests: 3D User Interfaces, Human Computer Interactions (HCI), Games and Virtual Reality

Kumar, Ashok
Associate Professor
Interim Associate Dean of College of Sciences
Chair, Committee on Assessment and Instructional Improvement

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 214
Phone: (337) 482-1669
E-mail: ashok@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/kumar/
Research Interests: VLSI, Embedded Systems, Architecture, Sensor based systems, and Internet of Things (IoT)

Lakhotia, Arun
Professor
Lockheed Martin/BORSF Endowed Professor

Chair, Public Relations Committee
Office: James R. Oliver, Room 325
Phone: (337) 482-6766
Email: arun@louisiana.edu
Homepage: http://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/arun
Research Interests: Software engineering, security and trusted computing

Loganantharaj, Rasiah
Associate Professor

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 303
Phone: (337) 482-5345
Email: rxl1462@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/logan/
Research Interests: Bioinformatics, Machine Learning particularly the deep learning approaches and their applications to solve interesting problems in life sciences. Also interested in all the aspects of big data science and analytics

Lormand, Lacey
Instructor
Office: Conference Center, Room M-180
Phone: (337) 482-2807
E-mail: llormand@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/lormand/

Maida, Anthony
Associate Professor
Chair, Graduate Committee
Office: James R. Oliver, Room 355
Phone: (337) 482-6308
Email: asm6678@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/maida/
Research Interests: Intelligent systems, neural networks, brain simulation

McNeely, Jason B.
Senior Instructor and Online Master's Program Coordinator

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 308
Phone: (337) 482-6817
Email: jason.mcneely@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/mcneely/

Meche, Melanie
Instructor
Office: Conference Center, Room 162
Phone: (337) 482-2804
E-mail: mmeche@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/meche/

Perkins, Dmitri
Professor
Hardy Edmiston Endowed Professor in Computer Science

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 353
Phone: (337) 482-6732
Email: perkins@cacs.louisiana.edu
Research Interests: Communications and networks, focusing on wireless mesh networks

Raghavan, Vijay
Alfred and Helen Lamson / BoRSF Endowed Professor
ACM Distinguished Scientist
Director, Center for Visual Decision Informatics
Chair, Research Committee

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 305
Phone: (337) 482-6603
Email: raghavan@louisiana.edu
Homepage: http://www.ucs.louisiana.edu/~vvr3254/
Research Interests: Information retrieval and extraction, conceptual categorization of text/images, knowledge discovery in databases, big data analytics, integration of unstructured, semi-structured and structured data, and bioinformatics

Totaro, Michael W.
Associate Professor
Associate Director for Academic Affairs and Undergraduate Education
Chair, Curriculum Committee

Office: James R. Oliver, Room, 203
Phone: (337) 482-5697
E-mail: miket@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/totaro/
Research Interests: Modeling and simulation (M&S) across a broad range of disciplines, using: Discrete-event M&S, agent-based M&S, system dynamics M&S, and intelligent systems M&S (for example, machine learning approaches -- deep learning, supervised / unsupervised, and so on).

Tozal, Mehmet E.
Assistant Professor

Chair, The Space Advisory Committee
Office: James R. Oliver, Room, 348
Phone: (337) 482-6604
E-mail: metozal@louisiana.edu
Homepage: http://www.ucs.louisiana.edu/~met4671/
Research Interests: Complex Systems, Graph Analytics, Computer Networks, Internet Topology Mapping and Analysis, Network Security

Tzeng, Nian-Feng
Professor and Associate Director for Research and Graduate Studies
Lockheed Martin Professor
IEEE Fellow
Chair, Tenure and Promotion Committee

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 354
Phone: (337) 482-6304
Email: tzeng@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/tzeng/
Research Interests: High-Performance Computer Architecture and Systems, Cloud Computing, Computer Communications and Networks, and Dependable Computing and Networked Systems.

West, Brian
Senior Instructor

Office: James R. Oliver, Room, 207
Phone: (337) 482-5243
E-mail: bwest@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/bwest
 

Yuan, Xu
Assistant Professor

Office: James R. Oliver Hall, Room 351
Phone: (337) 482-1047
Email: xu.yuan@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/yuan/
Research Interests: Wireless Communications, Networking, Cloud Computing Security

 

Director |Faculty | Staff

Staff


Franks, Nancy
Administrative Assistant III
Office: James R. Oliver, Room 307
Phone: (337) 482-6338
Email: nll8550@louisiana.edu

Goodeaux, Shelly
Assistant to the Director

Office: James R. Oliver, Room, 222-B
Phone: (337) 482-6768
E-mail: seg9016@louisiana.edu
Hinkel, Shari
Administrative Assistant III

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 217
Phone: (337) 482-6147
Email: shari@louisiana.edu

Minvielle, Robert
CMIX Director for Systems Support

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 301
Phone: (337) 482-6779
Email: robert.minvielle@louisiana.edu