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New Brunswick/Piscataway Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2007 Programs of Study For Liberal Arts Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses Computer Science 198  

Computer Science 198

Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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Chairperson: Haym Hirsh


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

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

Vasek Chvatal, M.S., Charles (Czech Republic); Ph.D., Waterloo

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

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

Leonid Khachiyan, M.Sc., Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology; Ph.D., Computing Center of the USSR Academy of Sciences (Moscow)

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

L. Thorne McCarty, Professor of Law and Computer Science; B.A., Yale; J.D., Harvard Law School

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

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

Badri Nath, Ph.D., Massachusetts

Marvin C. Paull, B.S., Clarkson College of Technology

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

Barbara Ryder, B.A., Brown; M.S., Stanford; Ph.D., Rutgers

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

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

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

Associate Professors:

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

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

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

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

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

Saul Y. Levy, B.S.E.E., RPI; M.S., New York; Ph.D., Yeshiva

Michael Littman, B.S., M.S., Yale; Ph.D., Brown

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

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

Assistant Professors:

Douglas DeCarlo, B.S., Carnegie Mellon; Ph.D., Pennsylvania

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

Daniel A. Jimenez, M.S., Texas (San Antonio); Ph.D., Texas (Austin)

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

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

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

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

LCSR Computing Facility:

Don Smith, Director; B.S., M.S., Brown; Ph.D., Rutgers

Instructional Staff:

Kate Goelz, B.S., Temple; M.A., Arcadia; M.Ed., West Chester; Ed.D., Temple

Pradip Hari, B.S., Carnegie Mellon; M.S., Rutgers

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

The Department of Computer Science web site is Students should check the web site regularly, especially before selecting each term's courses. Announcements of particular importance are highlighted on the first web page. Please note that courses for which a student has received a grade of D cannot be used to satisfy prerequisite requirements.

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