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Faculty | Staff

Director of School


Chu, Chee-Hung Henry
Professor and Interim Director
Executive Director, Informatics Research Institute

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 222-G
Phone: (337) 482-1094
Email: chu@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/chu/
Research Interests: Signal and image processing, pattern recognition, machine vision, internet technologies

Faculty


Amini, Mohsen
Assistant Professor
Office: James R. Oliver, Room 225
Phone: (337) 482-5708
Email: amini@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/amini/
Research Interests: High Performance Cloud Computing, Resource Allocation, Heterogeneous Computing, and Stream Processing

Borst, Christoph
Associate Professor
Hardy Edmiston Endowed Professor
in Computer Science II

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 342
Phone: (337) 482-1023
Email: cxb9999@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://vrlab.cmix.louisiana.edu/people/dr-christoph-borst/
Research Interests: Virtual Reality, Visualization, Interaction, Graphics, Haptics

Chaudhry, Beenish Moalla
Assistant Professor
Office: James R. Oliver, Room 239
Email: beenish.chaudhry@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/chaudhry/
Research Interests: Human-Computer Interaction, Health Informatics, Mobile Computing, Health Data Analytics

Chen, Li
Assistant Professor

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 233
Phone: (337) 482-6774
Email: li.chen@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/lichen/
Research Interests: Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning Systems, Resource Allocation, Cloud Computing

Chen, Sheng
Assistant Professor

Lockheed Martin/BORSF Endowed Professor
Office: James R. Oliver, Room 236
Phone: (337) 482-5807
Email: chen@louisiana.edu
Homepage: http://www.ucs.louisiana.edu/~sxc2311/
Research Interests: Programming languages, Software Engineering, Type systems, software product lines, and Language-based security

Chu, Chee-Hung Henry
Professor

Lockheed Martin/BORSF Endowed Professor
Executive Director, Informatics Research Institute
Office: James R. Oliver, Room 304
Phone: (337) 482-6309
Email: chu@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/chu/
Research Interests: Signal and image processing, pattern recognition, machine vision, internet technologies

Dasgupta, Subrata
​Professor Emeritus

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 309
Phone: (337) 482-2928
Email: subrata@louisiana.edu
Homepage: Curriculum Vitae
Research Interests: Creativity Studies, History & Philosophy of Computer Science, Cognitive History, Theory of the Artificial Sciences

Ducrest, Frank
Master Instructor

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 215
Phone: (337) 482-5001
E-mail: fdd@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/ducrest/
Teaching Areas: Object oriented programming, introductory data structures, applications programming using C#/.net/ASP and Java, small robot development and use, Android, iOS and cross-platform mobile development.

Elgazzar, Khalid
Assistant Professor
Office: James R. Oliver, Room 349
Phone: (337) 482-6875
E-mail: elgazzar@louisiana.edu
Homepage: http://www.ucs.louisiana.edu/~kae9655/
Research Interests: Mobile and ubiquitous computing, Cloud computing, Cyber-physical systems, Internet of things, and Distributed systems

Gastineau, Marilyn
Instructor
Office: Conference Center, Room 161
Phone: (337) 482-2803
E-mail: mgastineau@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/gastineau/

Hei, Xiali (Sharon)
Assistant Professor
Office: James R. Oliver Hall, Room 205
Phone: (337) 482-1037
Email: c00404592@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/sharon
Research Interests: Fast Encryption, Security of Wireless Medical Devices, Biometrics security, Mobile security, Device Security, Network Forensics.

Hsu, Sonya H.Y.
Associate Professor
Program Coordinator for B.S. Informatics

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 206
Phone: (337) 482-1667
E-mail: sonyahsu@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/hsu/
Research Interests: IT Operations in Healthcare, Applied Computing in Business Operations, Data/information Security in Distributed Computing

Islam, Aminul
Assistant Professor

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 219
Phone: (337) 482-6609
E-mail: aminul@louisiana.edu
Homepage: http://www.ucs.louisiana.edu/~axi1977/
Research Interests: Natural Language Processing, Text Analytics, Data Analytics, Big Data

Istre, Nona
Master Instructor
Program Coordinator for
Computer Science
Office: James R. Oliver, Room 222-G
Phone: (337) 482-6608
E-mail: nona@louisiana.edu
Homepage: http://www.ucs.louisiana.edu/~wle2581/

Jin, Miao
Associate Professor
Lockheed Martin/BORSF Endowed Professor
Office: James R. Oliver, Room 237
Phone: (337) 482-1679
Email: mxj9809@louisiana.edu
Homepage: http://www.ucs.louisiana.edu/~mxj9809/
Research Interests: Algorithms, Computational Geometry, Networking, Medical Imaging, Computer Vision

Kolluru, Ramesh
Professor and UL Lafayette Vice President for Research, Innovation, and Economic Development
Office: Martin Hall, Suite 338
Phone: (337) 482-5811
Email: ramesh@louisiana.edu
Homepage: http://vpresearch.louisiana.edu/research-offices/vice-president-research
Research Interests: Control Systems, Health Informatics, Social Computing

Kulshreshth, Arun
Assistant Professor
Office: James R. Oliver, Room 226
Phone: (337) 482-6638
E-mail: arunkul@louisiana.edu
Homepage:http://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/arunk
Research Interests: 3D User Interfaces, Human Computer Interactions (HCI), Games and Virtual Reality

Kumar, Ashok
Associate Professor
Interim Associate Dean of College of Sciences
Chair, Committee on Assessment and Instructional Improvement

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 214
Phone: (337) 482-1669
E-mail: ashok@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/kumar/
Research Interests: VLSI, Embedded Systems, Architecture, Sensor based systems, and Internet of Things (IoT)

Lakhotia, Arun
Professor
Lockheed Martin/BORSF Endowed Professor

Chair, Public Relations Committee
Office: James R. Oliver, Room 325
Phone: (337) 482-6766
Email: arun@louisiana.edu
Homepage: http://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/arun
Research Interests: Software engineering, security and trusted computing

Loganantharaj, Rasiah
Associate Professor (Retired)

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 303
Phone: (337) 482-5345
Email: rxl1462@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/logan/
Research Interests: Bioinformatics, Machine Learning particularly the deep learning approaches and their applications to solve interesting problems in life sciences. Also interested in all the aspects of big data science and analytics

Lormand, Lacey
Instructor
Office: Conference Center, Room M-180
Phone: (337) 482-2807
E-mail: llormand@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/lormand/

Maida, Anthony
Associate Professor
Graduate Coordinator for Computer Science and Computer Engineering
Office: James R. Oliver, Room 355
Phone: (337) 482-6308
Email: asm6678@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/maida/
Research Interests: Intelligent systems, neural networks, brain simulation

McNeely, Jason B.
Senior Instructor
Online Master's Program Coordinator

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 308
Phone: (337) 482-6817
Email: jason.mcneely@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/mcneely/

Meche, Melanie
Instructor
Office: Conference Center, Room 162
Phone: (337) 482-2804
E-mail: mmeche@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/meche/

Najafi, M. Hassan
Assistant Professor

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 353
Phone: (337) 482-6732
Email: najafi@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/najafi/
Research Interests: Stochastic and approximate computing, computer architecture, computer-aided design, energy-efficient VLSI design, and machine learning.

Raghavan, Vijay
Alfred and Helen Lamson / BoRSF Endowed Professor
ACM Distinguished Scientist
Director, Center for Visual Decision Informatics
Chair, Research Committee

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 305
Phone: (337) 482-6603
Email: raghavan@louisiana.edu
Homepage: http://www.ucs.louisiana.edu/~vvr3254/
Research Interests: Information retrieval and extraction, conceptual categorization of text/images, knowledge discovery in databases, big data analytics, integration of unstructured, semi-structured and structured data, and bioinformatics

Totaro, Michael W.
Associate Professor
Associate Director for Academic Affairs and Undergraduate Education
Chair, Curriculum Committee
Graduate Coordinator for M.S. Informatics Program

Office: James R. Oliver, Room, 203
Phone: (337) 482-5697
E-mail: miket@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/totaro/
Research Interests: Modeling and simulation (M&S) across a broad range of disciplines, using: Discrete-event M&S, agent-based M&S, system dynamics M&S, and intelligent systems M&S (for example, machine learning approaches -- deep learning, supervised / unsupervised, and so on).

Tozal, Mehmet E.
Assistant Professor

Chair, Space Advisory Committee
Office: James R. Oliver, Room, 348
Phone: (337) 482-6604
E-mail: metozal@louisiana.edu
Homepage: http://www.ucs.louisiana.edu/~met4671/
Research Interests: Complex Systems, Graph Analytics, Computer Networks, Internet Topology Mapping and Analysis, Network Security

Tzeng, Nian-Feng
Professor and Associate Director for Research and Graduate Studies
Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair
IEEE Fellow
Chair, Tenure and Promotion Committee

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 354
Phone: (337) 482-6304
Email: tzeng@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/tzeng/
Research Interests: High-Performance Computer Architecture and Systems, Cloud Computing, Computer Communications and Networks, and Dependable Computing and Networked Systems.

West, Brian
Senior Instructor

Office: James R. Oliver, Room, 207
Phone: (337) 482-5243
E-mail: bwest@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/bwest
 

Wu, Xindong
Alfred and Helen Lamson Endowed Professor

Fellow, IEEE and AAAS
Office: James R. Oliver, Room 350
Phone: (337) 482-6768
E-mail: xwu@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/xwu
Research Interests: Data Mining, Big Data Analytics, Knowledge Engineering, World Wide Web

Yuan, Xu
Assistant Professor

Office: James R. Oliver Hall, Room 351
Phone: (337) 482-1047
Email: xu.yuan@louisiana.edu
Homepage: https://people.cmix.louisiana.edu/yuan/
Research Interests: Wireless Communications, Networking, Cloud Computing Security

 

Director |Faculty | Staff

Staff


Franks, Nancy
Administrative Assistant III
Office: James R. Oliver, Room 307
Phone: (337) 482-6338
Email: nll8550@louisiana.edu

Goodeaux, Shelly
Assistant to the Director

Office: James R. Oliver, Room, 222-B
Phone: (337) 482-6768
E-mail: seg9016@louisiana.edu
Hinkel, Shari
Administrative Assistant III

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 222-F
Phone: (337) 482-6147
Email: shari@louisiana.edu

Leger, Troy
Sr. System Administrator

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 302
​Phone: (337) 482-1147
Email: troy.leger@louisiana.edu
 

Minvielle, Robert
Technical Operations Director

Office: James R. Oliver, Room 301
Phone: (337) 482-6779
Email: robertm@louisiana.edu