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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022 Programs of Study and Courses for Liberal Arts and Sciences Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses Computer Science 198  

Computer Science 198

Department of Computer Science, School of Arts and Sciences


Chair: Matthew Stone

Associate Chair: Eric Allender

Director of Undergraduate Program: Amélie Marian


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Associate Professors:

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

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

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)

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

Assistant Professors:

Mridul Aanjaneya, B.Tech IIT, Kharagpur (India); Ph.D., Stanford

Sunjin Ahn, Ph.D., California (Irvine)

Pranjal Awasthi, Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon

Aaron Bernstein, B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Columbia

Abdeslam Boularas, B.S., Ecole nationale Supérieure d'Informatique (Algeria); M.S., Paris Sud; Ph.D., Laval (Canada)

Gerard de Melo, Ph.D., Saarland (Germany)

Sudarsun Kannan, B.E., Anna (India); M.S., Ph.D., Georgia Tech

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

Konstantinos Michmizos, B.S., Patras (Greece); M.S., McGill (Canada); Ph.D., National Technical University of Athens (Greece)

Srinivas Narayana, B.Tech IIT, Madras (India); M.A., Ph.D., Princeton

Jinjin Yu, B.S.,University of Science and Technology of China; M.S., Chicago; Ph.D.,Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) 

Desheng Zhang, Ph.D., Minnesota

Yongfeng Zhang, B.S., Peking; B.E., Ph.D., Tsingha (China)

Teaching Professors:

Georgios Moustakides, M.S.E., Pennsylvania; M.Sc., Ph.D., Princeton

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

Associate Teaching Professors:

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

Ananda Gunawardena, B.Sc., M.S., Ph.D., Columbo (Sri Lanka)

Antonio Miranda Gacia, B.S., Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; Ph.D., Texas A&M

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

Assistant Teaching Professors:

Jeffrey Ames, B.S., M.S., Case Western Reserve

Ana Paula Centeno, Ph.D., Rutgers

Wesley Cowan, Ph.D., Rutgers

John-Austen Francisco, Ph.D., Rutgers

David Menendez, Ph.D., Rutgers

Andrew Tiang, Ph.D., Rutgers

Instructional Staff:

Lars Sorensen, B.S., St John's; Ed.M. 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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