Computer Science
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Faculty and Staff
Full-time Faculty
Jeffrey J. McConnell, Ph.D.
Professor, Chair
  • Joined Faculty in Fall 1983
  • Areas of Interest: Computer Graphics, Theory, Social Impact of Computers, and Active Learning
  • Courses usually taught: CSC 127, CSC 281, CSC 330, CSC 351

Debra T. Burhans, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
  • Joined Faculty in Fall 2001
  • Areas of Interest: Bioinformatics, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics
  • Courses usually taught: BIF 101, BIF 400, CSC 109, CSC 360

R. Mark Meyer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
  • Joined Faculty in Fall 1990
  • Areas of Interest: Visual Programming Languages, Robotics, Programming Languages, Java, Computational Linguistics
  • Courses usually taught: CSC 111, CSC 253, CSC 310, CSC 380
Emeritus/a Faculty

Patricia B. Van Verth, Ph.D.
Professor Emerita (retired)
  • Joined Faculty in Fall 1984
  • Retired at the end of the 2009-2010 academic year
  • Areas of Interest: Software Engineering, Software Metrics, Programming Languages
Part-time Faculty

Matthew A. Hertz, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
  • Director of Research and Institutional Effectiveness (2012-present)
  • Joined Faculty in Fall 2005
  • Areas of Interest: Virtual Memory behavior, Garbage Collection, Compiler Optimizations
  • Courses usually taught: CSC 212, CSC 213, CSC 395
Jonathan Bona, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor
  • Joined Faculty in Fall 2013
  • Areas of Interest: Artificial Intelligence, Knowlege Representation & Reasoning, Cognitive Robotics, Applied Ontology
  • Teaches CSC 107
  • Teaches CSC 111
Staff

Mike Szymendera
Computer System Manager
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