Geospatial Computer Science Program Directory

Photo of Michael Starek Michael Starek, Ph.D.
Program Coordinator
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 Tianxing Chu Tianxing Chu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

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

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