Department of Computing Sciences Directory


Photo of Scott King Scott King, Ph.D.
Department Chair
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
Photo of Margo Carrasco Margo Carrasco
Senior Administrative Assistant
Office: CI 301
Phone: (361) 825-6068



Photo of Mohammed Belkhouche Mohammed Belkhouche, Ph.D.
Professional Assistant Professor
Office: CI 305
Phone: (361) 825-3492


Machine vision, pattern recognition and analysis, Multi-sensor information fusion, immersive visualization, formal specification methods.
Photo of Saman DeSilva Saman DeSilva, Ph.D.
Professional Assistant Professor
Office: EN 314G
Phone: (361) 825-3831



Photo of Mario Garcia 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.
Photo of Ismail Hadimlioglu Ismail Hadimlioglu
Instructor of Computer Science
Office: CI 339
Phone: (361) 825-3436



Photo of Marwa Hassan Marwa Hassan
CS Instructor
Office: EN 316J
Phone: (361) 825-3187


Photo of Lucy Huang Lucy Huang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
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


Photo of Minhua Huang Minhua Huang, Ph.D.
Professional Assistant Professor
Office: EN 314A
Phone: (361) 825-3265


Photo of Gary Jeffress 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

Photo of Dulal Kar Dulal Kar, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
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
Photo of Ajay Katangur Ajay Katangur, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Office: CI 340
Phone: (361) 825-2478


Computer Networks, Network related Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, Parallel and Distributed Computing, and Bio-Informatics

Photo of Longzhuang Li Longzhuang Li, Ph.D.
Professor of Computer Science
Office: CI 323
Phone: (361) 825-2406


Information Retrieval on the Internet, web-based Learning, image processing
Photo of Ahmed Mahdy 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

Photo of Maryam Rahnemoonfar Maryam Rahnemoonfar, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Office: CI 332
Phone: (361) 825-2448


Photo of Alaa Sheta Alaa Sheta, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office: CI 342
Phone: (361) 825-3711



Photo of Hongzhi Song Hongzhi Song, Ph.D.
Professional Assistant Professor
Office: CBI 108
Phone: (361) 825-3198


Photo of Michael Starek 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.

Photo of Junfei Xie Junfei Xie, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office: CI 327
Phone: (361) 825-3622


Photo of Mamta Yadav Mamta Yadav, Ph.D.
Professional Assistant Professor
Office: EN 316N
Phone: (361) 825-2688



Photo of Masoud Yari Masoud Yari, Ph.D.
Visiting Professor
Office: EN 317
Phone: (361) 825-3165


Photo of Ning Zhang Ning Zhang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office: CI 339