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  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2017 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Computer Science 198  

Computer Science 198

Degree Programs Offered:Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy

Director of Graduate Program:Professor William Steiger, 110 Frelinghuysen Rd., Room 417, Busch Campus(848-445-2001)

Website: https://www.cs.rutgers.edu/graduate

Members of the Graduate Faculty

Eric Allender, Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
Complexity theory; parallel and probabilistic computation

Pranjal Awasthi, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon
Machine learning; theoretical computer science

Kostas Bekris, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Rice
Robotics; physically grounded autonomous agents

Abhishek Bhattacharjee, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Princeton
Computer architecture; high-performance domains to large-scale data centers

Alexander Borgida, Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Toronto
Knowledge representation; design of software and information systems

Abdeslam Boularias, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Laval (Canada)
Robotics; machine learning; artificial intelligence; perception

David Cash, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Georgia Tech
Crytography

Kristen Dana, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Columbia
Computer vision; computer graphics; surface modeling; texture analysis

Gerard De Melo, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Saarland (Germany)
Data mining; graph algorithms; machine learning for natural language processing

Ahmed Elgammal, Associate Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Maryland
Computer vision; multimedia

Martin Farach-Colton, Professor of Computer Science, SAS; M.D., Johns Hopkins; Ph.D., Maryland
Design and analysis of algorithms; theory of storage systems; algorithms for databases and file systems

Jacob Feldman, Professor of Psychology, SAS; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Theory of categorization; computational vision

David Foran, Professor of Pathology, RWJMS; Ph.D., Rutgers
Imaging; telemedicine; bioinformatics; pattern recognition; computer-assisted diagnosis

Michael L. Fredman, Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Stanford
Data structures and algorithms; computational complexity

Vinod Ganapathy, Associate Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Wisconsin
Computer system security and reliability

Apostolos Gerasoulis, Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., SUNY (Stony Brook)
Parallel processing; algorithms; numerical analysis

Marco O. Gruteser, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Colorado
Mobile computing; sensor networks; privacy and security

Stephen Jose Hanson, Professor of Psychology, SAS; Ph.D., Arizona
Cognitive science; cognitive neuroscience; computational neuroimaging

Tomasz Imielinski, Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Polish Academy of Sciences
Mobile wireless computing; data mining

Jeffry Kahn, Professor of Mathematics, SAS; Ph.D., Ohio State
Combinatorics

Bahman Kalantari, Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Minnesota
Mathematical programming; matrix scaling; duality theory; approximation algorithms; approximation of s; polynomial root-finding

Janos Komlos, Professor of Mathematics, SAS; Ph.D., Etvs Lorand (Hungary)
Combinatorics; probability; theoretical computer science

Swastik Kopparty, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, SAS; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Theory of computing; error-correcting codes; complexity theory; combinatorics; finite fields, randomness and pseudorandomness

Ulrich Kremer, Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Rice
Compilers for parallel machines; compiler-directed power and energy management

Casimir Kulikowski, Board of Governors Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Hawaii
Artificial intelligence; pattern recognition; imaging; biomedical applications and health informatics; societal and historical informatics

Kang Li, Assistant Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)
Human factors/ergonomics; biomechanics; rehabilitation engineering; health care engineering; mathematical modeling in orthopedic surgery; health care informatics; human-machine interaction

Ping Li, Associate Professor of Computer Science and Statistics, SAS; Ph.D., Stanford
Massive data; statistical learning and computing

Janne Lindqvist, Assistant Research Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Helsinki University of Technology
Solving important societal problems by applying soft nudges to human behavior using computer systems; systems security and privacy, especially in usable security for mobile systems and pervasive computing; automotive computing

Amelie Marian, Associate Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Columbia
Databases; semistructured data; query optimization; search

Richard Martin, Associate Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
High-performance network design and evaluation; parallel architecture and languages; high throughput I/O systems

Peter Meer, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, SE; D.Sc., Technion (Israel)
Computer vision; image processing; pattern recognition

Dimitris Metaxas, Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Toronto
Physics-based modeling; computer graphics and animation; computational vision; medical imaging

Konstantinos Michmizos, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Athens
Compuscience neuroscience; neurorehabilitation robotics; neuro robots; neuroinspired computing; brain data analytics

Naftaly H. Minsky, Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Hebrew (Israel)
Distributed computing; security and dependability of distributed systems; software engineering; electronic commerce

S. Muthukrishnan, Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., New York
Algorithm design; databases; data compression; computational biology

Santosh Nagarakatte, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Programming languages; compilers; computer architecture; software systems

Badri Nath, Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Massachusetts
Mobile wireless computing; network services; sensor networks

Thu D. Nguyen, Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Washington
Operating systems; distributed and parallel systems; sustainability

Spiros Papadimitriou, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon
Data mining for graphs and streaming data; clustering and time-series algorithms; large-scale data processing; mobile applications

Manish Parashar, Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Syracuse
Parallel and distributed computing; software engineering

Vladimir Pavlovic, Associate Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Illinois
Bioinformatics; machine learning; neural computation; computer vision

Fred Roberts, Professor of Mathematics, SAS; Ph.D., Stanford
Mathematical models applied to homeland security, social, behavioral, biological, and environmental sciences; transportation and communications issues; graph theory and combinatorics; measurement theory; operations research; utility; utility and social choice

Michael Saks, Professor of Mathematics, SAS; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Combinatorics; complexity theory; algorithms

Shubhangi Saraf, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, SAS; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Complexity theory and property testing

Chirag Shah, Assistant Professor of Library and Information Science, SC&I; Ph.D., North Carolina (Chapel Hill)
Information seeking/retrieval/behavior; social media; human computer interaction


Manish Singh, Professor of Psychology, SAS; Ph.D., California (Irvine)
Formal and empirical study of visual object and surface representation

Eduardo Sontag, Professor of Mathematics, SAS; Ph.D., Florida
Nonlinear control; neural networks

William L. Steiger, Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Australian National
Algorithms; discrete and computational geometry; probability

Louis Steinberg, Associate Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Stanford
Artificial intelligence; knowledge-based design; VLSI; machine learning

Matthew Stone, Professor of Computer Science, SAS/RuCCS; Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Natural language generation; conversational dialogue agents; knowledge representation and logic programming

Mario Szegedy, Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Chicago
Complexity theory; PCP theory; combinatorics; geometry; algebra

Elizabeth B. Torres, Assistant Professor of Psychology, SAS; Ph.D., California (San Diego)
Cognitive psychology; motor memory

Wade Trappe, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Maryland
Communications and networking; network security and cryptography

Rebecca Wright, Associate Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Yale
Security; cryptographic protocols; systems

Jingjin Yu, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)
Algorithmic robotics; control theory; computational complexity; cyber-physical systems; situational awareness

Desheng Zhang, Assistant Professor or Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Minnesota
Cyber physical systems; data science; mobile computing

Zheng Zhang, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., William and Mary
Compilers and programming systems; GPU computing; performance engineering

Associate Members of the Graduate Faculty

Kevin Chen, Associate Professor of Genetics, SAS; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
Machine learning; algorithms for genomics; analyzing massive data sets; spectral learning

Sunyoung Kim, Assistant Professor of Library and Information Science, SC&I; Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon
Design, build, and evaluate computer techniques that promote positive changes for health and the environment

Spyridon Papadimitriou, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon
Data mining for graphs and streaming data; clustering and time-series algorithms; large-scale data processing; mobile applications

Periklis A. Papakonstantinou, Assistant Professor of Management Science and Information Science, RBS; Ph.D., Toronto
Theory of computation, combinatorics, and representation theory; machine learning over massive data; analysis and processing of massive datasets; cryptography and security

Dipankar Raychaudhuri, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, SE; Ph.D., SUNY (Stony Brook)
Wireless systems and pervasive computing

Vivek Singh, Assistant Professor of SC&I, SAS; Ph.D., California (Irvine)
Big data analytics; computational social science; multimedia information systems
 
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