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Gerald Gannod, Ph.D.

Chair of Computer Science; Professor

Research Interest: Software engineering; agile software development; agile instruction; enterprise computing; mobile computing; data science; analytics; and machine learning.

931-372-3691 | | Bruner Hall (BRUN) 238 | Profile | Website

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Doug Talbert, Ph.D.

Associate Chair for Computer Science; Professor

Research Interest: Machine learning; data mining; medical informatics; and usability.

931-372-6178 | | Bruner Hall (BRUN) 234 | Profile


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William Eberle, Ph.D.


Research Interests: Data mining; graph-based anomaly detection; and fraud detection.

931-372-3278 | | Bruner Hall (BRUN) 235 | ProfileWebpage

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David Elizandro , Ph.D.


Research Interests: Institutional leadership; strategic planning; systems integration and effectiveness.

931-372-3386 | | Prescott Hall (PRSC) 323 | Profile 

Sheikh Ghafoor portraitSheikh Ghafoor , Ph.D.


Research Interests: Parallel and distributed computing; high performance computing; programming model for heterogeneous high-performance computing environment.

931-372-3687 | | Bruner Hall (BRUN) 429 | Profile

Stephen Scott


Stephen Scott, Ph.D.


Research Interest: Cloud; cluster; and grid computing; resilient high performance distributed; heterogeneous; and parallel computing.

931-372-6484 | | Bruner Hall (BRUN) 431 | Profile

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Amabreen Siraj, Ph.D.

Professor (On Leave of Absence)

Research Interest: Network security; security in smart grids; and security education. | Profile

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Michael Rogers, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Research Interests: GPGPU computing; distributed computing; distributed shared memory; operating systems; and network protocols.

931-372-6304 | | Bruner Hall (BRUN) 427 | Profile

Assistant Professor

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Maanak Gupta, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Foundational cyber and computer security; access control models; formal analysis; secure cyber physical systems; smart and connected cars; internet of things; ai and machine learning assisted security solutions; malware clustering and classification.

931-372-3525 | | Prescott Hall (PRSC) 408 | ProfileWebsite

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Muhammad Ismail, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Cyber-physical security; networking; smart grids; blockchain; resource allocation; machine learning; optimization; stochastic modeling.

931-372-6287 | | Prescott Hall (PRSC) 409 | Profile

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Susmit Shannigrahi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Computer networks; future internet architectures; networking Internet of Things (IoT) devices; future mobile communications.

931-372-6259 | | Bruner Hall (BRUN) 331 | ProfileWebsite

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Denis Ulybyshev, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Data privacy; web security; information retrieval; industrial control systems and SCADA systems, blockchain-based technologies; machine learning.

931-372-6127 | | Prescott Hall (PRSC) 406 | Profile | Website



April Crockett


April Crockett


931-372-6435 | | Bruner Hall (BRUN) 330 | ProfileWebsite




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Cyril Focht


Research Interests: Game studies; electronic literature and interactive fiction; how interaction and systems convey meaning in interactive artworks; software studies; social impacts of technology and computing; interdisciplinary education between computing; humanities; and the arts.

931-372-3137 | | Bruner Hall (BRUN) 428 | ProfileWebsite

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Mark Boshart, Ph.D.


Research Interests: Computer science education; computer graphics; and computer animation.

931-372-3428 | | Bruner Hall (BRUN) 232


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Eric Brown


Research Interests: Cybersecurity risk assessment

931-372-3602 | | Prescott Hall (PRSC) 414 | Profile


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Md Toufiqul Islam


931-372-3333 | | Bruner Hall (BRUN) 432 




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Amy Davis

Outreach Coordinator

931-372-6061 | | Bruner Hall (BRUN) 240 | Profile

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Emily Disbrow

Administrative Associate

931-372-3691 | | Bruner (BRUN) Hall 238 | Profile



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