Faculty & Staff Directory
Administrators for the Department of Computing Sciences
Scott King, Ph.D.
Office: CI 341
Phone: (361) 825-5877
Computer Graphics: Facial Animation and Modeling, Real-Time Graphics, Rendering, Scientific Visualization; Face-to-Face Human Computer Interaction
Faculty in the Department of Computing Sciences
Mario Garcia, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Academics; Professor, Computer Science
Office: CI 370
Phone: (361) 825-2898
Network Security; Intrusion Detection/Prevention; Computer Forensics; Web Security; Software Engineering; Artificial Intelligence; Neural Networks; Fuzzy Logic; Intelligent Agents; Genetic Algorithms.
Lucy Huang, Ph.D.
Office: CBI 109
Phone: (361) 825-2646
•Geospatial Semantic Web development: Ontology construction & mapping, semantic interoperability
Internet GIS: Web Map service development
GIS in public health: agent-based modelling and simulation
Gary Jeffress, Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Conrad Blucher Institute
Office: CBI 111
Phone: (361) 825-2720
Land Surveying and Land Administration Systems, Real-time environmental monitoring, Cadastral systems design, Geospatial systems design
Dulal Kar, Ph.D.
Office: CI 321
Phone: (361) 825-5878
Signal and image processing algorithms, network architecture and performance measurement, network and information security, information retrieval, and educational technology
Ajay Katangur, Ph.D.
Office: CI 340
Phone: (361) 825-2478
Computer Networks, Network related Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, Parallel and Distributed Computing, and Bio-Informatics
Ahmed Mahdy, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for RCO
Professor of Computer Science and Director of iCORE
Office: CBI 103D
Phone: (361) 825-2828
Broadband Wireless Networks, Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, Sensor Networks, Optical Wireless Networks, Peer-to-Peer Networks, Software Stability, Software Architecture, Software Patterns
Michael Starek, Ph.D.
Office: NRC 3407
Phone: (361) 825-3978
Geospatial remote sensing and analytics, including LiDAR and UAV approaches, for study of natural and built systems with emphasis on coastal-environmental problem domains.
Staff in the Department of Computing Sciences
MinorGeographic Information ScienceMechanical Engineering
Freshmen*Mechanical Engineering Technology
Freshmen are defined as students with fewer than 30 semester credit hours earned