UCR

Computer Science and Engineering


Faculty


Tenure-track Faculty (23)

Laxmi N. Bhuyan Laxmi N. Bhuyan
Distinguished Professor
Office: 442 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-2244
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Research Interests:
Multiprocessor architecture; network processors; internet routers; web servers; parallel and distributed computing; performance evaluation.
Philip Brisk Philip Brisk
Assistant Professor
Office: 339 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-2030
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Research Interests:
Reconfigurable computing; application-specific and customizable processors; computer architecture; compilers
Zizhong Chen Zizhong Chen
Assistant Professor
Office: 422 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-2403
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Research Interests:
High performance computing, parallel and distributed systems, fault tolerance and checkpointing, power-aware algorithms and software, grid and cloud computing, numerical algorithms and software, and large scale computer simulations.
Marek Chrobak Marek Chrobak
Professor and Chair
Office: 406 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-3769
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Research Interests:
Design and analysis of algorithms; data structures; theory of computation; combinatorial optimization; computational geometry; automata theory; graph theory; on-line algorithms; graph drawing algorithms; algorithms in discrete tomography.
Rajiv Gupta Rajiv Gupta
Professor
Office: 408 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-2558
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Research Interests:
Compilers and Architectures for High-Performance Systems; Software Tools for Profiling, Slicing, and Debugging; Dynamic Program Analysis.
Vagelis Hristidis (Evangelos Christidis) Vagelis Hristidis (Evangelos Christidis)
Associate Professor
Office: 317 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-2478
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Research Interests:
Databases; Information Retrieval; Web search; Database search; Healthcare data; Semi-structured data.
Tao Jiang Tao Jiang
Professor and Graduate Admissions Officer
Office: 336 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-2991
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Research Interests:
Design and analysis of algorithms; computational molecular biology; bioinformatics; comparative genomics; approximation algorithms; average-case analysis; applications of Kolmogorov complexity.
Eamonn Keogh Eamonn Keogh
Professor
Office: 318 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-2032
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Research Interests:
Machine learning and information retrieval; techniques for solving similarity and indexing problems in time-series datasets.
Srikanth Krishnamurthy Srikanth Krishnamurthy
Professor
Office: 334 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-2348
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Research Interests:
Wireless networks and systems; broadband networks; network security
Stefano Lonardi Stefano Lonardi
Professor and Associate Chair
Office: 325 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-2203
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Research Interests:
Computational molecular biology; data mining; data compression; design and analysis of algorithms.
Mart Molle Mart Molle
Professor
Office: 331 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-7354
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Research Interests:
Computer networking; performance evaluation; distributed algorithms; fundamental performance limits; applications of analytical modeling techniques to practical problems in computer systems.
Walid Najjar Walid Najjar
Professor
Office: 421 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-4406
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Research Interests:
Computer architecture and parallel computing; compilation and code optimizations for reconfigurable computing systems; novel platforms and programing paradigms for sensor networks; low power computer architectures.
Iulian Neamtiu Iulian Neamtiu
Associate Professor
Office: 412 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-2993
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Research Interests:
Programming languages, software engineering, and the smartphone side of systems/security.
Michael Pazzani Michael Pazzani
Professor and Vice Chancellor for Research
Office: 0200 University Office Building
Phone: (951) 827-5535
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Research Interests:
Investigation and analysis of learning methods that make use of prior knowledge to guide the learning process.
Zhiyun Qian Zhiyun Qian
Assistant Professor
Office: 314 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-6438
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Research Interests:
Network and system security; side channel analysis; Internet and cellular network security; mobile security and computing.
K.K. Ramakrishnan K.K. Ramakrishnan
Professor
Office: 332 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-2480
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Research Interests:
Computer Network Architectures, Protocols and Systems; Virtualization and Cloud Computing; Information Centric Networks
Chinya Ravishankar Chinya Ravishankar
Professor
Office: 326, 446 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-2451
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Research Interests:
Databases; security; distributed systems; networking; programming languages; practical and theoretical techniques to build large software systems.
Christian Shelton Christian Shelton
Associate Professor
Office: 327 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-2554
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Research Interests:
Automated decision-making in uncertain or unknown environments; learning algorithms; sequential decision making.
Tamar Shinar Tamar Shinar
Amrik Singh Poonian Assistant Professor
Office: 419 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-5015
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Research Interests:
Scientific computing, computational fluid mechanics, computational biology, computer graphics.
Vassilis Tsotras Vassilis Tsotras
Professor and Graduate Advisor
Office: 335 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-2888
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Research Interests:
Database management; database indexing and search; query processing; data dissemination; mobile data services; spatial, temporal, and spatiotemporal databases; XML and semistructured data.
Frank Vahid Frank Vahid
Professor
Office: 328 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-4710
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Research Interests:
Embedded systems, FPGA-based computing
Neal Young Neal Young
Professor
Office: 423 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-7146
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Research Interests:
Approximation algorithms for combinatorial optimization; Lagrangian-relaxation; algorithms for networks and caching; dynamic optimization problems; fast algorithms for special classes of linear programs.
Victor Zordan Victor Zordan
Associate Professor
Office: 337 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-2557
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Research Interests:
Graphics modeling and techniques; computer animation programming; image-based and procedural motion synthesis; physically-based modeling and simulation; motion capture editing and hybrid approaches.

Adjunct Faculty

Gianfranco Ciardo Gianfranco Ciardo
Professor
Office: 442 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-2281
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Research Interests:
Tools and techniques for the analysis of complex hardware and software systems; symbolic model checking; logic verification; Markovian and general classes of stochastic Petri nets; performance and reliability evaluation.
Michalis Faloutsos Michalis Faloutsos
Professor
Office: 332 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-2480
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Research Interests:
Routing and QoS protocols for the Internet; multicasting; wireless-ad-hoc networks; measurement and modeling of real graphs; internet topology and power-laws.

Cooperating Faculty

Bir Bhanu Bir Bhanu
Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering
Office: 216 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-3954
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Research Interests:
Dr. Bhanu's current research interests are Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition, Image and Video Databases, Artificial Intelligence, Graphics, Visualization, Robotics and Image Processing.
Ilya Dumer Ilya Dumer
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Office: 427 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-2924
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Research Interests:
Error Correcting Codes for Reliable Transmission and Storage. Decoding Algorithms, Complexity, Code Design. Recursive Decoding; Nonbinary codes; Near-Optimum Decoding.
Thomas Girke Thomas Girke
Associate Professor of Bioinformatics
Office: 1207F Genomics Building
Phone: (951)-905-5232
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Research Interests:
Development of novel tools and algorithms for comparative genomics, data mining, cellular network analysis, quanitative systems modeling and drug discovery.
Roger Lake Roger Lake
Professor and Chair, Electrical Engineering
Office: 437 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-2122
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Michel Lapidus Michel Lapidus
Professor of Mathematics
Office: 231 Surge Building
Phone: (951) 827-5910
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Research Interests:
Mathematical Physics
Erik Rolland Erik Rolland
Cooperating Faculty Member
Office: 225 Anderson Hall
Phone: (951) 827-3694
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Research Interests:
Information Systems and Technology (IS/T), IS/T Strategy, Telecommunications, Meta-Heuristics, Decision Modeling, Healthcare Management
Amit Roy-Chowdhury Amit Roy-Chowdhury
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
Office: 322 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-7886
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Research Interests:
Computer Vision and Image Processing, Statistical Methods in Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning, Video Communication, Imaging/Non-imaging Sensor Networks, and Biological Image Processing
Thomas Stahovich Thomas Stahovich
Professor and Chair, Mechanical Engineering
Office: 349 Bourns Hall A
Phone: (951) 827-7719
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Research Interests:
Sketch Understanding, Capturing and Reusing Design Procedures, Managing Design Changes, Computing Design Documentation, Cyrosurgical Planning, Code Checking, Feature action
Sheldon Tan Sheldon Tan
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Office: 424 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-5143
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Research Interests:
Design and verification methodologies for high-performance power distribution networks, Software/hardware co-design for embedded system based FPGA platforms, Circuit Simulation and synthesis (optimization and sizing) for mixed-signal/RF/analog circuits
Qi Zhu Qi Zhu
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
Office: 322 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-7701
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Research Interests:
Embedded systems, cyber-physical systems, computer-aided design for circuits.

Emeritus Professors

Thomas Payne Thomas Payne

Office: 409 Winston Chung Hall
Phone: (951) 827-3119
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Research Interests:
Efficient implementation of programming language features related to operating systems, such as concurrency, protection, dynamic binding.
Teodor Przymusinski Teodor Przymusinski

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Research Interests:
Declarative knowledge representation in artificial intelligence; commonsense reasoning;symbolic representation and efficient computer automation of human reasoning.

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