Faculty Mentors in the CS department.

Several faculty at the Computer Science Department love to involve students in research projects. Several of these projects are funded by the National Science Foundation in the form of Research Experiences for Undergraduates. Below you will find a list of faculty, along with their areas of interest and a short snippet of their proposed project. If you are interested, please contact them.

Faculty Name Interest Project New Hires
Amarda Shehu computational structural biology, bioinformatics NSF REU project in protein modeling Yes
Huzefa Rangwala data mining, bioinformatics NSF REU Project involves developing a recommender system for drug activity prediction. Yes
Jana Kosecka computer vision, robotics 3D modeling of indoors scenes for AR, object instance recognition. Yes
Jessica Lin data mining NSF project on frequent pattern mining and anomaly detection in time series data Yes
Jyh-Ming Lien geometry processing, robotics computational origami folding (NSF REU), tracking and following using unmanned vehicles , point-cloud data processing (NSF REU) Yes
Sean Luke robotics, evolutionary computation NSF REU
Thomas LaToza
software engineering, human-computer interaction, crowdsourcing
interacting with constraints, programming strategies, live debugging
Yotam Gingold computer graphics, crowdsourcing, creativity, games crowd creativity, 3D modeling, gamification Yes