Computer Science Faculty Research Interests

This list does not include part time faculty

Araya, Agustin (Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin, 1984)
Knowledge-based Systems, User Interfaces
Thesis/Writing Project Topics: Interactive learning environments, user interfaces
Beeson, Michael (Ph.D., Stanford University, 1972)
Automated Theorem Proving, Software for Learning Mathematics
Thesis/Writing Project Topics: See .
Chun, Robert (Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1989) 
Computer Architecture, VLSI System Design, CAD/CASE, Artificial Intelligence, Software Re-engineering.
Thesis/Writing Project Topics: High-Performance, Adaptable, Reconfigurable, and Fault-Tolerant Computer Architectures, Intelligent Automated Tools for the Design and Verification of VLSI Systems and Software, Hardware/Software Co-Design, Expert Systems, Neural Networks.
Horstmann, Cay (Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1987)
Object-Oriented Programming, Web Programming
Thesis/Writing Project Topics: Web programming. Object-oriented programming and design tools.
Khuri, Sami (Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1987)
Coding and Information Theory, Analysis of Algorithms
Thesis/Writing Project Topics: Genetic Algorithms, Algorithm Animation, Data Compression and Image Processing
Kim, Suneuy (Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2000)
Multimedia Server Design, Streaming Media, Performance Evaluation, Resource Management in Computer and Distributed Systems
Thesis/Writing Project Topics: Please contact Dr. Kim for more information.
Lin, T. Y. (Ph.D., Yale University, 1968)
Database, Artificial Intelligence, Intelligent Automation
Thesis/Writing Project Topics: Data mining, data warehousing, data security
Louden, Kenneth (Ph.D., McGill University, 1975)
Programming Languages, Compilers, Code Optimization
Thesis/Writing Project Topics: Dept. Chair, currently not accepting students
Moh, Melody (Ph.D., University of California, Davis, 1991)
Computer Networks, Internet Protocols, Wireless/Mobile Communications, Sensor Networks and RFID, and Network Security.
Thesis/Writing Project Topics: Computer Networks
Moh, Teng (Ph.D., University of California, Davis, 1993)
VLSI CAD, Distributed Computing, Knowledge Management, and Combinatorial and Non-linear Optimization.
Thesis/Writing Project Topics:VLSI CAD, Distributed Computing, Knowledge Management, and Combinatorial and Non-linear Optimization.
Pearce, Jon (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1980)
Functional Programming, Type Theory, Denotational Semantics
Thesis/Writing Project Topics: Design patterns, framework, object-oriented programming and design, client-server enterprise computing
Pollett, Chris (Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, 1997)
Theory of computation, logic, logic programming, databases, cryptography, quantum computation.
Thesis/Writing Project Topics:
Smith, Jeffrey (Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1977)
Natural Language Processing, Artificial Intelligence, Analysis of Algorithms
Thesis/Writing Project Topics: Natural language processing, artificial intelligence
Mark Stamp (Ph.D., Texas Tech University, 1992)
Computer Security, Cryptography, Digital Rights Management (DRM), Peer to Peer (P2P) Networking, Algorithms, Speech Recognition and Simulation
Thesis/Writing Project Topics: Security, DRM, P2P
Taylor, David (Ph.D., University of California, at Los Angeles, 2000)
On line algorithms, routing, external memory computations
Thesis/Writing Project Topics: On line algorithms, routing, external memory computations
Teoh, Soon Tee (Ph.D., University of California, at Los Angeles, 2005)
Visual Data Mining.
Thesis/Writing Project Topics: Visual Data Mining.
Chris Tseng (Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1988)
Semantic Web, Intelligent Agents, Soft Computing, Bioinformatics
Thesis/Writing Project Topics: Collaborative Commerce, Web Intelligence, XML Applications, Web-based Biotech Platforms

Last updated on 8 August 2005. Modified slightly 2 Feb 2009.