Message from the Chair

Hari Narayanan

Department Chair Hari Narayanan

Auburn University’s Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering is on an upward trajectory in terms of enrollment, research and reputation. Total student enrollment is approaching 1000 undergraduate and graduate students. Our faculty continue to be highly productive in research, working in the areas of artificial & computational intelligence, autonomous land & aerial vehicles, bioinformatics & computational biology, data science & engineering, computer architecture, computer, cyber & infrastructure security, computer & wireless networks, computer science education, computer games, database systems, distributed, embedded, parallel & high performance computing systems, energy-efficient systems, human-computer interaction, image processing, internet of things, machine learning, mobile device software, modeling and simulation, multi-agent systems, software analytics & engineering, and software visualization. Faculty in the department submitted research proposals worth over 10 million dollars and received research grants totaling over 1.3 million dollars last year. Our graduates are widely welcomed by industry and graduate schools across the nation. The average starting salary for our graduates is $74,500. Best of all, seven new faculty joined us in fall 2017, bringing the total number of faculty in the department to 26.


Myoung An

Associate Research Professor

Computer Science and Software Engineering
3101 Shelby Center
mza0041@auburn.edumza0041@auburn.edu
617.590.6943

Ph.D. Mathematics, Graduate Center- University of New York
B.A. Mathematics, Polytechnic Institute of New York

Sanjeev Baskiyar

Professor

Computer Science and Software Engineering
3127C Shelby Center
baskisa@auburn.edubaskisa@auburn.edu
334.844.6306

Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, University of Minnesota
M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Minnesota
B.S. Electronics and Communications, Indian Institute of Science

Debswapna Bhattacharya

Assistant Professor

Computer Science and Software Engineering
3104 Shelby Center
bhattacharyad@auburn.edu bhattacharyad@auburn.edu
334.844.6321

Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Missouri
M.S. Computer Science, University of Missouri
B.Tech. Computer Science and Engineering, Haldia Institute of Technology

Saad Biaz

Professor

Computer Science and Software Engineering
3101Q Shelby Center
biazsaa@auburn.edubiazsaa@auburn.edu
334.844.6307

Ph.D. Computer Science, Texas A&M University
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Henri Poincaré University

Homer Carlisle

Associate Professor Emeritus

Computer Science and Software Engineering
Center
carliwh@auburn.educarliwh@auburn.edu


Ph.D. Mathematics, Emory University

Kai Chang

Professor

Computer Science and Software Engineering
3127F Shelby Center
changka@auburn.educhangka@auburn.edu
334.844.6310

Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cincinnati
M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cincinnati
Diploma, Electrical Engineering, Taipei Institute of Technology

Richard Chapman

Associate Professor
Director, Computer Science and Software Engineering Online Undergraduate Program
Director, Wireless Engineering Undergraduate Program
Associate Director, Wireless Engineering Research and Education Center

Computer Science and Software Engineering
3127G Shelby Center
chapmro@auburn.educhapmro@auburn.edu
334.844.6314

Ph.D. Computer Science, Cornell University
B.S. Mathematics and Computation, University of Oxford
B.S. Mathematics, Wake Forest Unviersity

Li Chen

Assistant Professor, Department of Health Outcomes Research and Policy, Harrison School of Pharmacy
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering

Computer Science and Software Engineering
3101 Shelby Center
lzc0061@auburn.edulzc0061@auburn.edu
334.844.5160

Ph.D. Computer Science and Informatics, Emory University
M.S. Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University
M.S. Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins University

James Cross

Professor

Computer Science and Software Engineering
3127D Shelby Center
crossjh@auburn.educrossjh@auburn.edu
334.844.6315

Ph.D. Computer Science, Texas A&M University
M.S. Mathematics, Sam Houston State University
B.S. Mathematics, University of Houston

Gerry Dozier

Charles D. McCrary Eminent Chair Professor

Computer Science and Software Engineering
3101H Shelby Center
doziegv@auburn.edudoziegv@auburn.edu
334.844.8834

Ph.D. Computer Science, North Carolina State University-Raleigh
M.S. Computer Science, North Carolina State University-Raleigh
B.S. Computer Science, Northeastern Illinois University

John Hamilton

Affiliate Professor
Director, Center for Cyber Innovation


Computer Science and Software Engineering
2 Research Boulevard, Mississippi State, MS 39759 Unlisted
hamilton@cci.msstate.eduhamilton@cci.msstate.edu
662.325.3570

Ph.D. Computer Science, Texas A&M University
M.S. Computer Science, Vanderbilt University
M.S. Systems Management, University of South Carolina
B.A. Journalism/Public Relations, Texas Tech University

Dean Hendrix

Associate Professor
Director, Computer Science and Software Engineering Undergraduate Programs

Computer Science and Software Engineering
3127B Shelby Center
hendrtd@auburn.eduhendrtd@auburn.edu
334.844.6305

Ph.D. Computer Science and Engineering, Auburn University
M.S. Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology
B.S. Mathematics and Computer Science, Jacksonville State University

Michael Hollingsworth

Lecturer

Computer Science and Software Engineering
3101U Shelby Center
hollimi@auburn.eduhollimi@auburn.edu
334.844.3730

M.S. Information Systems, Auburn University
B.S. Computer and Information Systems, University of Mobile

Jacqueline Hundley

Senior Lecturer

Computer Science and Software Engineering
3101F Shelby Center
hundljh@auburn.eduhundljh@auburn.edu
334.844.6337

Ph.D. Computer Science and Software Engineering, Auburn University
M.S. Industrial Engineering, Auburn University
B.S. Mathematics, Auburn University

Wei-Shinn (Jeff) Ku

Professor

Computer Science and Software Engineering
3108 Shelby Center
weishinn@auburn.eduweishinn@auburn.edu
334.844.6341

Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Southern California
M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California
M.S. Computer Science, University of Southern California
B.S. Information and Computer Education, National Taiwan Normal University

Xuechao Li

Lecturer

Computer Science and Software Engineering
3101U Shelby Center
xzl0031@auburn.eduxzl0031@auburn.edu
334.844.3730

Ph.D. Computer Science and Software Engineering, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
M.S. Computer Science and Technology, Xiamen University (XMU), CHINA
B.S. Computer Science and Technology, Shijiazhuang Railway Institute, CHINA

Alvin Lim

Professor

Computer Science and Software Engineering
3110 Shelby Center
limalvi@auburn.edulimalvi@auburn.edu
334.844.6326

Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Wisconsin
M.S. Computer Science, Indiana University
B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Malaya

Bo Liu

Assistant Professor

Computer Science and Software Engineering
3101P Shelby Center
boliu@auburn.eduboliu@auburn.edu
.334.844.6348

Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Massachusetts
M.S. Computer Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology
M.S. Control Engineering, University of Science and Technology-China

Daniela Marghitu

Comp 1000 Coordinator

Computer Science and Software Engineering
3118 Shelby Center
marghda@auburn.edumarghda@auburn.edu
334.844.6386

Ph.D. Computer Science and Engineering, University of Craiova
B.S. Computer Science and Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest

Hari Narayanan

John H. and Gail Watson Professor and Chair


Computer Science and Software Engineering
3101 Shelby Center
naraynh@auburn.edunaraynh@auburn.edu
334.844.6312

Ph.D. Computer and Information Science, Ohio State University
M.S. Computer Science, University of Rochester
M.E. Automation, Indian Institute of Science
B.E. Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology and Science

Anh Nguyen

Assistant Professor

Computer Science and Software Engineering
3101R Shelby Center
anhnguyen@auburn.eduanhnguyen@auburn.edu
334.844.6318

Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Wyoming
M.S. Computer Science, University of Wyoming
B.S. Computer Science, Assumption University

Tung Nguyen

Assistant Professor

Computer Science and Software Engineering
3101T Shelby Center
tung@auburn.edutung@auburn.edu
334.844.4330

Ph.D. Computer Engineering, Iowa State University
B.S. Computer Science, Hanoi University of Education

Xiao Qin

Professor
Director, Computer Science and Software Engineering Graduate Programs

Computer Science and Software Engineering
3101E Shelby Center
xqin@auburn.eduxqin@auburn.edu
334.844.6327

Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.S. Computer Science, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
B.S. Computer Science, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Yasmeen Rawajfih

Lecturer

Computer Science and Software Engineering
3101U Shelby Center
yzr0003@auburn.edu yzr0003@auburn.edu
334.844.3730

Ph.D. Computer Software Engineering, Auburn University
M.S. Computer Software Engineering, Auburn University
B.S. Computer Science, Jordan University of Science and Technology

Rodrigo Sardinas

Lecturer

Computer Science and Software Engineering
3127H Shelby Center
ras0054@auburn.eduras0054@auburn.edu
334.844.6320

Ph.D. Computer Science, Auburn University
M.S. Computer Science, Columbus State University
B.S. Computer Science, Columbus State University

Cheryl Seals

Associate Professor

Computer Science and Software Engineering
3101M Shelby Center
sealscd@auburn.edusealscd@auburn.edu
334.844.6319

Ph.D. Computer Science, Virginia Tech
M.S. Computer Science, Virginia Tech
M.S. Software Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University
B.S. Computer Science, Grambling State University

Tao Shu

Assistant Professor

Computer Science and Software Engineering
3101K Shelby Center
tshu@auburn.edutshu@auburn.edu
334.844.5170

Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Arizona
M.S. Electronic Engineering, South China University of Technology
B.S. Electronic Engineering, South China University of Technology

Anthony Skjellum

Affiliate Professor
SimCenter Director and Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Tennessee Chattanooga

Computer Science and Software Engineering
227 SimCenter Unlisted
Tony-Skjellum@utc.eduTony-Skjellum@utc.edu
423.425.5493

Alice Smith

Joe W. Forehand/Accenture Distinguished Professor
Adjunct Professor, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering

Industrial and Systems Engineering
3301P Shelby Center
smithae@auburn.edusmithae@auburn.edu
334.844.1460

Ph.D. Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology
M.B.A., Saint Louis University
B.S. Civil Engineering, Rice University

Jakita Thomas

Philpott-WestPoint Stevens Associate Professor

Computer Science and Software Engineering
3101G Shelby Center
jnt0020@auburn.edujnt0020@auburn.edu
334.844.6498

Ph.D. Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology
B.S. Computer Science, Spelman College

Hanqin Tian

Alumni and Solon Dixon Professor, Ecology, Climate/Carbon Modeling
Adjunct Professor, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering

Computer Science and Software Engineering
4337 Forestry and Wildlife Sciences Building
tianhan@auburn.edutianhan@auburn.edu
334.844.1059

Ph.D. Systems Ecology, State University of New York, Syracuse
M.S. Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
B.S. Agronomy, Zhejiang University

David Umphress

COLSA Corporation Cyber Security and Information Assurance Professor
Director, Auburn Cyber Research Center

Computer Science and Software Engineering
2116 Shelby Center
david.umphress@auburn.edudavid.umphress@auburn.edu
334.844.6335

Ph.D. Software Engineering, Texas A&M University
M.S. Computer Science, Texas A&M University
B.S. Computer Science, Angelo State University

Levent Yilmaz

Professor

Computer Science and Software Engineering
3116 Shelby Center
yilmale@auburn.eduyilmale@auburn.edu
334.844.6343

Ph.D. Computer Science and Engineering, Virginia Tech
M.S. Computer Science and Engineering, Virginia Tech
B.S. Computer Engineering, Bilkent University

Yang Zhou

Assistant Professor

Computer Science and Software Engineering
3112 Shelby Center
yangzhou@auburn.eduyangzhou@auburn.edu
334.844.6330

Ph.D. Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology
M.E. Computer Application Technology, Chongqing University
B.E. Engineering, Jiangnan University

Last Updated: 7/11/18 2:10 PM