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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2015–2017 Programs of Study and Courses for Liberal Arts Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses Computer Science 198  

Computer Science 198

Department of Computer Science, School of Arts and Sciences


Chair: Dimitris N. Metaxas

Director of Undergraduate Program: Amélie Marian

Eric Allender, B.A., Iowa; Ph.D., Georgia Tech

Ricardo Bianchini, B.Sc., Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; M.Sc., Ph.D., Rochester

Alexander T. Borgida, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Toronto

Martin Farach-Colton, B.S., South Carolina; M.D., Johns Hopkins; Ph.D., Maryland

Michael Fredman, B.S., California Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Stanford

Apostolos Gerasoulis, B.S., Ioannina (Greece); M.S., Ph.D., SUNY (Stony Brook)

Michael D. Grigoriadis, B.S., Robert College (Turkey); M.S., Lehigh; Ph.D., Wisconsin

Haym Hirsh, B.S., California (Los Angeles); Ph.D., Stanford

Liviu Iftode, Dipl.Eng., Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest (Romania); M.A., Ph.D., Princeton

Tomasz Imielinski, M.S., Gdansk Politechnica (Poland); Ph.D., Polish Academy of Sciences

Bahman Kalantari, B.S., Wisconsin; M.S., Ph.D., Minnesota

Ulrich Kremer, M.S., Ph.D., Rice

Casimir A. Kulikowski, Board of Governors Professor of Computer Science; B.S., M.S., Yale; Ph.D., Hawaii

Dimitris N. Metaxas, M.Sc., Maryland; Ph.D., Toronto

Naftaly Minsky, M.S., Ph.D., Hebrew (Israel)

S. Muthukrishnan, M.S., Ph.D., New York

Badri Nath, Ph.D., Massachusetts

Thu D. Nguyen, B.S., California (Berkeley); M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Washington

Manish Parashar, B.E., Bombay (India); Ph.D., Syracuse

Gerard Richter, B.S., Pennsylvania State; M.S., Northwestern; Ph.D., Harvard

William L. Steiger, B.S., M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Australian National

Matthew Stone, Sc.B., Brown; Ph.D., Pennsylvania

Mario Szegedy, M.S., Eötvös Lóránd (Hungary); Ph.D., Chicago

Endre Szemerédi, State of New Jersey Professor of Computer Science; D.Sc., Moscow

Rebecca Wright, B.A., Columbia; Ph.D., Yale 

Associate Professors:

Ahmed Elgammal, M.Sc., Ph.D., Maryland

Tina Eliassi-Rad, B.S., Wisconsin; M.S., Illinois; Ph.D., Wisconsin

Vinod Ganapathy, B.Tech., IIT Bombay; M.S., Ph.D., Wisconsin

Ping Li, Ph.D., Stanford

Amélie Marian, B.S., M.S., Université de Paris Dauphine; Ph.D., Columbia

Richard P. Martin, B.A., Rutgers; M.S., Ph.D., California (Berkeley)

Vladimir Pavlovic, M.S., Illinois (Chicago); Ph.D., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)

Alexander Schliep, M.S., Delaware; Ph.D., Cologne (Germany)

Louis Steinberg, B.S., Illinois; Ph.D., Stanford

Assistant Professors:

Kostas Bekris, B.S., Crete (Greece); M.S., Ph.D., Rice

Abhishek Bhattacharjee, B.Eng, McGill (Canada); M.A., Ph.D., Princeton

David Cash, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Georgia Tech

Mubbasir Kapadia, B.Eng., Sanghvi (India); Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)

Swastik Kopparty, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Santosh Nagarakatte, B.S., M.S., India; Ph.D., Pennsylvania

Shubhangi Saraf, B.S., Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Zhang Zheng B.S., China; M.S., Ph.D., William & Mary

Instructional Staff:

James Abello, M.S., California (Santa Barbara); Ph.D., California (San Diego)

Andrew Tiang, Ph.D., Rutgers

Frances Trees, M.A., Montclair; Ph.D., Pace

Sesh Venugopal, M.S., Ph.D., Rutgers

Students should check the Department of Computer Science website regularly, especially before selecting each semester's courses. Announcements of particular importance are highlighted on the main webpage.

Courses in computer science introduce students to a broad range of formal and applied material, as well as new ways of thinking. Mastery of material is important for moving on toward deeper ideas. Please note that courses for which a student has received a grade of D cannot be used to satisfy prerequisite requirements. Students who are having difficulty earning grades of C or better are strongly encouraged to see a computer science academic adviser.

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