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.
Professor of Computer Science
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
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.
Associate Professor of Civil and Geospatial Engineering
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
Geospatial Computing Sciences
PhDGeospatial Survey Engineering
Sophomores, Juniors, and SeniorsMechanical Engineering Technology
Minors, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors