School of Engineering and Computing Sciences Directory

Photo of Lea-Der Chen Lea-Der Chen, Ph.D.
Office: CI 371
Phone: (361) 825-3046

Combustion and Gasification of Biomass and Alternative Fuels; Fuel Characterization; Fuel Cells; Immersive Evaluation of Vehicles; Solar Thermal Power; Wind Turbine

Photo of Jose Baca Jose Baca, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office: RFEB 222B
Phone: (361) 825-2144

Photo of Sayed Banawan Sayed Banawan, Ph.D.
Visiting Professor
Office: CI 340
Phone: (361) 825-2478

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 David Bridges David Bridges, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Director of the Unmanned Aerial Systems Program
Office: RFEB 222E
Phone: (361) 825-2181

Photo of Tianxing Chu Tianxing Chu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Photo of Saman DeSilva Saman DeSilva, Ph.D.
Professional Assistant Professor
Office: RFEB 314G
Phone: (361) 825-3831

Photo of Davey Edwards Davey Edwards, Ph.D.
Professional Assistant Professor
Office: CBI 105

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 Luis Garcia Carrillo Luis Garcia Carrillo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office: RFEB 316M
Phone: (361) 825-3576

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

Photo of Mahdiar Hariri Mahdiar Hariri, Ph.D.
Professional Assistant Professor
Office: RFEB 207C
Phone: (361) 825-3652

Photo of Marwa Hassan Marwa Hassan
CS Instructor
Office: RFEB 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: RFEB 314A
Phone: (361) 825-3265

Photo of Dulal Kar 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
Photo of Iltai (Isaac) Kim Iltai (Isaac) Kim, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Engineering
Office: RFEB 318
Phone: (361) 825-2734

Nano/bio chemical sensing, micro/nanoscale fluidics and heat transport, and energy conversion based on nano-biophotonics

Photo of Scott King Scott King, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair of Computing Sciences
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 Rajeev Kumar Rajeev Kumar, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor
Office: RFEB 210
Phone: (361) 825-2559

Photo of Byung Cheol (Bruce) Lee Byung Cheol (Bruce) Lee, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office: RFEB 315
Phone: (361) 825-4134

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 Zhaorui Li Zhaorui Li, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office: RFEB 316R
Phone: (361) 825-4170

Photo of Ahmed Mahdy Ahmed Mahdy, Ph.D.
Vice President for Research
Professor of Computer Science
Office: FC 165
Phone: (361) 825-3881

Broadband Wireless Networks, Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, Sensor Networks, Optical Wireless Networks, Peer-to-Peer Networks, Software Stability, Software Architecture, Software Patterns

Photo of F. Antonio Medrano F. Antonio Medrano, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Geospatial Engineering
Office: NRC 3404
Phone: (361) 825-2548

Spatial Optimization; High-performance Computing; Geospatial Algorithm Engineering
Photo of Ruby Mehrubeoglu Ruby Mehrubeoglu, Ph.D.
Professor of Engineering
Office: EN 222D
Phone: (361) 825-3378

Hyperspectral imaging and image analysis of a variety of materials, material characterization through spectral signatures and spatial distributions, and thermal imaging and visible-range digital image classification

Photo of Jangwoon Park Jangwoon Park, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office: RFEB 320
Phone: (361) 825-2874

Human factors/ergonomics; Biomechanics; Engineering anthropometry; Digital human modeling and simulation; Usability testing; Kansei Engineering
Photo of Maryam Rahnemoonfar Maryam Rahnemoonfar, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Office: CI 332
Phone: (361) 825-2448

Photo of Pablo Rangel Pablo Rangel
Assistant Professor
Office: ERFEB 316P
Phone: (361) 825-3712

Photo of Jian Sheng Jian Sheng, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Office: RFEB 313
Phone: (361) 825-3731

Photo of Petru Aurelian Simionescu Petru Aurelian Simionescu, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Professor
Office: RFEB 207B
Phone: (361) 825-5899

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 Dugan Um Dugan Um, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Office: RFEB 222C
Phone: (361) 825-3381

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

Photo of Masoud Yari Masoud Yari, Ph.D.
Professional Assistant Professor
Office: RFEB 317
Phone: (361) 825-3165

Photo of Hua Zhang Hua Zhang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Engineering
Office: RFEB 312
Phone: (361) 825-2467

Hydrology and Ecohydrology; Water Resources Planning and Management; Multisource Remote Sensing and GIS; Water and Soil Pollution Control; Environmental Systems Analysis; Environmental Impact Assessment; Wetland Restoration and Ecological Engineering.
Photo of Ning Zhang Ning Zhang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office: CI 339

Photo of Ronald Carlson Ronald Carlson
Adjunct Professor
Office: RFEB 219
Phone: (361) 825-3272

Photo of Anjin Chang Anjin Chang, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor
Office: RFEB 316K
Phone: (361) 825-3327

Photo of Rafael Fox Rafael Fox, MSEE
Adjunct Professor
Office: RFEB 216
Phone: (361) 825-2593

Photo of Cosmina Nicula Cosmina Nicula
Adjunct Professor
Office: RFEB 222A
Phone: (361) 825-3569

Photo of Sungchan Oh Sungchan Oh
Adjunct Professor
Office: nrc 3200
Phone: (361) 825-2736

Photo of Michael Pettijohn Michael Pettijohn
Adjunct Professor
Office: RFEB 207

Photo of Christine Allman Christine Allman
ABET Coordinator
Office: RFEB 218
Phone: (361) 825-5876

Photo of Mayra Alvarado Ramirez Mayra Alvarado Ramirez
Engineering Recruitment and STEM Outreach
Office: RFEB 215
Phone: (361) 825-6025

Photo of Diana Avila Diana Avila
Senior Administrative Assistant
Office: RFEB 222
Phone: (361) 825-5849

Photo of Margo Carrasco Margo Carrasco
Senior Administrative Assistant
Office: CI 301
Phone: (361) 825-6068

Photo of Kristin De La Rosa Kristin De La Rosa
Administrative Associate
Office: RFEB 222
Phone: (361) 825-3220

Photo of Jack Esparza Jack Esparza
Laboratory Coordinator II
Office: RFEB 114A
Phone: (361) 825-3897

Photo of John Gonzalez John Gonzalez
Laboratory Coordinator II
Office: RFEB 222A
Phone: (361) 825-2667