Dynamic faculty recognized for teaching and research

Regents Professors

Named Professors

Dimitri Bertsekas

Dimitri Bertsekas

Dimitri Bertsekas
Fulton Chair of Computational Decision Making

Research interests
Reinforcement learning, artificial intelligence, optimization, linear and nonlinear programming, data communication networks, parallel and distributed computation

Professors

Ronald Askin

Ronald Askin
Professor

Research interests
Logistics, manufacturing systems analysis, production planning and scheduling, operations research, applied statistics

[email protected]
(480) 965-2567
Tempe campus, BYENG 548

James Collofello

James Collofello
Professor and Vice Dean
Program Chair, Computer Science and Engineering

Research interests
Software engineering, software project management, software quality assurance

[email protected]
(480) 965-3733
Tempe campus, BYENG 698

Baoxin Li

Baoxin Li
Associate Director for Academic and Student Affairs, School of Computing and Augmented Intelligence
Professor

Research interests
Computer vision and pattern recognition, image/video processing, statistical methods in visual computing, machine learning

[email protected]
(480) 965-1735
Tempe campus, BYENG 502
Research website

Ross Maciejewski

Ross Maciejewski
Co-Associate Director, School of Computing and Augmented Intelligence and Professor
Director, Center for Accelerating Operational Efficiency, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Center of Excellence

Research interests
Information visualization, geographical visualization, computer graphics, syndromic surveillance, volume rendering, non-photorealistic rendering, decision support systems

Katina Michael

Katina Michael
Professor
Joint appointment with School for the Future of Innovation in Society

Research interests
Emerging technologies, innovation, informatics, technology and society, policy and society, ubiquitous computing, digital media, wearable computing, embedded devices, big data, open data, drones, cybersecurity, IoT, robotics, automation

 

[email protected]
(480) 965-6316
Tempe campus
Research Website

Pitu Mirchandani

Pitu Mirchandani
Professor, The Avnet Chair in Supply Chain Networks

Research interests
Optimization, decision-making under uncertainty, real-time control and logistics, application interests in urban service systems, transportation, and homeland security

[email protected]
(480) 965-2758
Tempe campus, BYENG 332
Advanced Transportation and Logistics: Algorithms and Systems (ATLAS) Research Laboratory
Research Website

Andrea Richa

Andrea Richa
Co-Associate Director, School of Computing and Augmented Intelligence
President’s Professor

Research interests
Self-organizing particle systems, programmable matter, bio-inspired algorithms, distributed computing and algorithms, theory of wireless communication, graph, randomized, and approximation algorithms, self-stabilizing overlay networks, combinatorial optimization, distributed resource allocation

[email protected]
(480) 965-7555
Tempe campus, BYENG 440
Research website

George Runger

George Runger
Professor
Program Chair, Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management
Graduate Program Chair, Industrial Engineering

Research interests
Statistical learning, process control, data mining for massive, multivariate data sets

[email protected]
(480) 965-3193
Mayo Clinic, Samuel C. Johnson Research Bldg 13212 

Arunabha Sen

Arunabha Sen

Arunabha Sen
Professor

Research interests
Resource optimization in optical, wireless and sensor networks, video transmission over mobile ad-hoc networks, network processors, system/network on chip design, combinatorial optimization, algorithm design and analysis

[email protected]
(480) 965-6153
Tempe campus, BYENG 530
Research website

Aviral Shrivastava

Aviral Shrivastava
Professor
Graduate Program Chair, Computer Science and Engineering

Research interests
Compilers and micro architectures for embedded systems, including techniques for power, performance reliability, temperature and code size improvement

[email protected]
(480) 727-6509
Tempe campus, CTRPT 203-15
Research website

Kurt VanLehn

Kurt VanLehn
Professor, The Diane and Gary Tooker Chair for Effective Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Research interests
Applications of AI to education (Intelligent Tutoring Systems, teachable agents, tutorial NL dialogue systems), human learning (student modeling; cognitive modeling), cognitive science

[email protected]
(480) 727-6348
Tempe campus, BYENG M1-01
Research website

Stephen Yau

Stephen Yau
Professor

Research interests
Trust management and security, software engineering, distributed systems, service based systems, ubiquitous/pervasive computing

[email protected]
(480) 965-2647
Tempe campus, BYENG 488

Associate Professors

Srividya Bansal

Srividya Bansal
Associate Professor
Program Chair, Software Engineering

Research interests
Semantic computing, big data integration, semantics-based solutions for outcome-based instruction design in STEM education, delivery models for software engineering education; web service description, discovery and composition.

[email protected]
(480) 727-5107
Polytechnic campus, PRLTA 230G
Research website

Georgios Fainekos

Georgios Fainekos
Associate Professor

Research interests
Cyber-physical systems: hybrid dynamical systems, real-time and embedded systems, formal methods with applications to automation & control: system testing and verification, formal languages and logic, motion planning in robotics, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)

[email protected]
(480) 965-8267
Tempe campus, CTRPT 203-17
Research website

Kevin Gary

Kevin Gary
Associate Professor

Research interests
Software architecture and design, open source software, agile methods, applications in healthcare and e-learning.

[email protected]
(480) 727-1373
Polytechnic campus, PRLTA 230C

Rong Pan

Rong Pan
Associate Professor

Research interests
Industrial statistics, reliability analysis and time series modeling

[email protected]
(480) 965-4259
Tempe campus, BYENG 352

Bhavik N. Patel

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Bhavik N. Patel
Associate Professor
Co-director, ASU-Mayo Center for Innovative Imaging
Director of Artificial Intelligence, Mayo Clinic
Joint appointment with the School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering

Senior Associate Consultant and Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, and Chair, MCA Radiology AI, Machine Intelligence in Medicine and Imaging (MI•2) Center

Research interests
Artificial Intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing

[email protected]
480-342-0898
Mayo Clinic
Department of Radiology
13400 East Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ

Ted Pavlic

Ted Pavlic
Associate Professor

Research interests
Distributed algorithms, autonomous systems, decentralized decision making, complex adaptive systems, self organization, hybrid dynamical systems, sustainability in the built environment, behavioral ecology, behavioral economics, operations research, bio-mimicry and bio-inspiration, parallel computation, robotics,energy systems, intelligent control, optimization, game theory, resource allocation, collective behavior

[email protected]
(480) 965-2899
Tempe campus, BYENG 314
Research website

Fengbo Ren

Fengbo Ren
Associate Professor

Research interests
Hardware acceleration, embedded, reconfigurable, and parallel computing solutions for data analytics and information processing, energy-efficient computing, data-driven compressive sensing, hardware-friendly machine learning

[email protected]
(480) 727-5793
Tempe campus
Research website

Violet Syrotiuk

Violet Syrotiuk
Associate Professor

Research interests
Cross-layer design and optimization in changing network conditions, modeling and monitoring, medium access control protocols, multi-hop wireless networks including MANETs, WSNs, WMNs, and cognitive radio networks

[email protected]
(480) 965-7034
Tempe campus, BYENG 434
Research website

Ming Zhao

Ming Zhao
Associate Professor

Research interests
Distributed/cloud computing, big data, high-performance computing, autonomic computing, virtualization, storage systems, operating systems

[email protected]
(480) 727-7850
Tempe campus, BYENG 412
Research website

Assistant Professors

Ajay Bansal

Ajay Bansal
Assistant Professor

Research interests
Logic programming, constraint programming, answer set programming, data mining, machine learning, semantic computing, service-oriented architecture.

[email protected]
(480) 727-1647
Polytechnic campus, PRLTA 230V
Research website

Chris Bryan

Chris Bryan
Assistant Professor

Research interests
Information visualization, visual analytics, virtual reality, data storytelling, data analysis, explainable machine learning and artificial intelligence; perception and cognition, human-computer Interaction, data privacy and security

Zhichao Cao

Zhichao Cao headshot

Zhichao Cao
Assistant Professor

Research interests
Data Infrastructure, key-value store (RocksDB, LevelDB, and HBase), NoSQL database, data deduplication, backup and archive system, file system, hierarchical storage system, distributed storage system, compute-storage disaggregation

Tempe campus

Adolfo Escobedo

Adolfo Escobedo
Assistant Professor

Research interests
Theory and application of linear and mixed integer programming; design, analysis, and efficient implementation of optimization algorithms; computational linear algebra; power systems operation and planning; circular economy.

[email protected]
(480) 965-5248
Tempe campus, BYENG 346

Ariane Middel

Ariane Middel

Ariane Middel
Assistant Professor
Joint appointment with School of Arts, Media and Engineering

Research interests
Urban climate, heat mitigation, thermal comfort, human biometeorology, modeling and simulation, microclimate, local climate, climate-sensitive urban design, climate adaptation and mitigation, urban heat islands, urban climate informatics, geographic information systems, human-environment interaction, land use and land cover, sustainability, geovisualization

[email protected]
(480) 967-2875
Tempe campus
Research Website

Hao Yan

Hao Yan
Assistant Professor

Research interests
Real time modeling and analysis with large scale high dimensional data, data fusion for modeling of complex systems, and smart adaptive sampling strategy and data reconstruction

[email protected]
Tempe campus, BYENG 338
Research website

Yu Zhang

Yu Zhang
Assistant Professor

Research interests
Multi-agent systems, human-aware planning, multi-agent planning, automated planning and scheduling, distributed robot systems, human-robot interaction

[email protected]
Tempe campus, BYENG 594
Research website

Jia Zou

Jia Zou
Assistant Professor

Research interests
Data-intensive distributed systems, machine learning systems, blockchain, development of dynamic applications

[email protected]
Tempe campus