School of Engineering and Computing Sciences Directory


Photo of Lea-Der Chen Lea-Der Chen, Ph.D.
Director
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: EN 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: EN 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: EN 314G
Phone: (361) 825-3831



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


Photo of Rafael Fox Rafael Fox, MSEE
Instructor
Office: EN 216
Phone: (361) 825-2593



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: EN 316M



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: EN 207C
Phone: (361) 825-3652



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 Jinha Jung Jinha Jung, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Engineering
Office: EN 320
Phone: (361) 825-3294


Advanced remote sensing data analysis, UAS, remote sensing algorithms on HPC, Web based GIS development
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: EN 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: EN 210


Photo of Byung Cheol (Bruce) Lee Byung Cheol (Bruce) Lee, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office: EN 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: EN 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 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: EN 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 Jian Sheng Jian Sheng, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Office: EN 313
Phone: (361) 825-3731


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



Photo of Petru Aurelian Simionescu Petru Aurelian Simionescu, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Professor
Office: EN 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: EN 222C
Phone: (361) 825-3381



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.
Professional Assistant Professor
Office: EN 317
Phone: (361) 825-3165


Photo of Hua Zhang Hua Zhang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Engineering
Office: EN 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: EN 219
Phone: (361) 825-3272


Photo of Anjin Chang Anjin Chang, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor
Office: NRC 2100



Photo of Cosmina Nicula Cosmina Nicula
Adjunct Professor
Office: EN 316A
Phone: (361) 825-3569



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


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



Photo of Diana Avila Diana Avila
Senior Secretary
Office: EN 222
Phone: (361) 825-5849


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



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


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