Our Faculty - Computer Science

Our Faculty

Faculty Profiles

  • Seikyung Jung

    Professor and Chairperson of Computer Science
    Science and Mathematics Center, Room 339
    Tel:
    508.531.2222
    Degrees

    BS, Sookmyung Women's University
    MS, PhD, Oregon State University

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  • Michael Black

    Michael Black
    Associate Professor of Computer Science; Graduate Coordinator
    Science and Mathematics Center, Room 337
    Tel:
    508.531.2285

    This Fall (2015), as a member of the Department of Computer Science, Dr. Michael Black will teach Data Structures and Algorithms (COMP 330), as well as Topical Studies (COMP 399) and Systems Computing (COMP 596). He earned his doctorate in electrical and computer engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park, in 2007. His research focus is microprocessor design that he uses as he develops software for teaching computer hardware and operating systems to undergraduate students. Dr. Black was a 2009 Fulbright Scholar to India, has advised six master's theses within the past 10 years of teaching and has received funding from the National Science Foundation for his research. His hobbies include collecting and restoring vintage computers and electronics as well as writing computer emulators and Android games. He also raises Nigerian Dwarf goats.

    Degrees

    BS, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
    MS, PhD, University of Maryland

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  • Laura K. Gross

    Laura K. Gross
    Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
    Science and Mathematics Center, Room 349
    Tel:
    508.531.2391

    Laura K. Gross has a BS degree in Applied Mathematics with a concentration in computer science from Yale University. She did an unofficial minor in Chinese language and literature as an undergraduate. Dr. Gross received MS and PhD degrees in mathematics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Before coming to BSU, Dr. Gross taught at The University of Akron in Ohio. Dr. Gross's interests include modeling and simulation of nonlinear dynamics and the scholarship of teaching and learning. She enjoys spending time with her family, practicing languages, and taking online courses.

    Areas of Expertise

    Modeling and simulation of nonlinear dynamics 
    Teaching and learning of mathematics and computer science

    Degrees

    BS, Yale University
    MS, PhD, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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  • Haleh Khojasteh

    Haleh Khojasteh
    Assistant Professor of Computer Science
    Science and Mathematics Center, Room 341
    Tel:
    508.531.1439

    Haleh Khojasteh received her doctorate in computer science at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada. Before coming to BSU, Dr. Khojasteh taught at Ryerson University. Dr. Khojasteh’s research interests include cloud computing and data centers, distributed systems, computer networks, wireless networks and communication, wireless sensor networks, mathematical modeling and optimization, performance analysis, stochastic processes, data analysis and machine learning. Her favorite activities include reading books and hiking.

    Degrees

    BSc, Shahid Beheshti University
    MSc, PhD, Ryerson University

     

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  • Yiheng Liang

    Yiheng Liang
    Assistant Professor of Computer Science
    Science and Mathematics Center, Room 345
    Tel:
    508.531.1470

    Yiheng Liang received his PhD in computer science and engineering from the University of North Texas. His undergraduate major was software engineering with special interests in information and network security. While doing research in computational epidemiology during his doctorate, Dr. Liang extended his research into the area of big data. Dr. Liang had abundant teaching experience in computer science at the University of Central Missouri.

    Degrees

    BS, Beihang University
    MS, PhD, University of North Texas

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  • Enping Li

    Enping Li
    Associate Professor of Computer Science
    Science and Mathematics Center, Room 335
    Tel:
    508.531.2349

    Enping Li received her doctorate in electrical engineering from State University of New York at Binghamton in 2012. Her research and scholarship interests include information security, digital forensics and mobile application development. She enjoys playing table tennis, swimming and traveling.

    Degrees

    BS, North China University of Technology
    MS, China University of Petroleum
    PhD, State University of New York at Binghamton

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  • John Santore

    Professor of Computer Science
    Science and Mathematics Center, Room 333
    Tel:
    508.531.2226
    Degrees

    BA, University of Rochester
    MS, PhD, State University of New York at Buffalo

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  • Abdul Sattar

    Professor of Computer Science
    Science and Mathematics Center, Room 343
    Tel:
    508.531.2619
    Degrees

    MSc, University of Karachi, Pakistan
    MS, University of Massachusetts at Boston
    MS, Northeastern University

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