Below is a list of the faculty in the Department of Computer Science. 

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Rachel
F
Adler
Computer Science
College of Arts and Sciences
Expertise
Human-Computer Interaction, Multitasking, and Social Media
Courses Taught
Web Development Courses
Introductory Programming Courses
Graduate Level Databases and Web Programming
Research Interests
Human-Computer Interaction, Multitasking, and Social Media
Education

Ph.D. City University of New York

Office Hours
N/A
Main Campus
james albright
James
Albright
Computer Science
College of Arts and Sciences
Courses Taught
Advanced Object Oriented Programming and Web Development
Research Interests
Software Engineering
Education

MsCs. Northern Illinois Unviersity

Office Hours
N/A
Main Campus
mirza baig
Mirza
Baig
UTS-Systems Manager
Computer Science
College of Arts and Sciences
Courses Taught
Introductory Computer Networks courses
Research Interests
Computer Networks
Education

Ms. Sc Northeastern Illinois University

Office Hours
Appointment via email
Main Campus
diego fernandez
Diego
Fernandez
Computer Science
College of Arts and Sciences
Expertise
A senior software engineer with 18 years of experience in analysis, design, and implementation of distributed systems
Courses Taught
Introductory and advanced courses in Software Engineering
Research Interests
Software Engineering
Education

Ms Sc. Nova Southeastern University

Office Hours
N/A
Main Campus
Devlin Hyna
Devlin
Hyna
Information Systems Specialist
Computer Science
College of Arts and Sciences
Courses Taught
Introductory Programming Courses
Research Interests
IBM Cognos BI administration, Ellucian Banner Workflow development, third party application integration, and high level support for Cognos BI report developers.
Education

Ms Sc. Northeastern Illinois University

Office Hours
N/A
Main Campus
Francisco Iacobelli
Francisco
Iacobelli
Associate Professor
Computer Science
College of Arts and Sciences
Expertise
Natural Language Processing, Information filtering and HCI.
Courses Taught
Introductory programming courses
Mobile and web application development courses
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence courses
Introductory Human Computer Interaction
Research Interests
NLP, AI, HCI, and how these disciples are combined in intelligent user interfaces.
Education

Ph. D. Northwestern University

MSc. DePaul Unviersity

Office Hours
Tuesdays: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Wednesdays: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Main Campus
Michael Kazarinov
Michael
Kazarinov
Computer Science
College of Arts and Sciences
Courses Taught
Introductory and graduate courses on Data Structures, Discrete Strucures, Computer Graphics and Video Game Development
Research Interests
N/A
Education

Ph.D. Kharkov State University

Office Hours
N/A
El Centro
Main Campus
peter kimmel
Peter
G
Kimmel
Chair
Computer Science
College of Arts and Sciences
Expertise
Cryptography, Theoretical Computer Science
Courses Taught
Introductory and graduate courses in theory of computation
Introductory and advanced courses in analysis of algorithms
Introductory and graduate courses in discrete mathematics and data structures
Courses in Cryptography
Research Interests
Theoretical Computer science. Cryptography
Education

Ph.D. University of Chicago

Office Hours
N/A
Main Campus
graciela perera
Graciela
Perera
Computer Science
College of Arts and Sciences
Expertise
Computer networks and protocols, distributed systems and applied security.
Courses Taught
Introductory and advanced courses on computer networks and security
Research Interests
Current focus is on next‑generation networks, wireless censo r applications and infrastructure safety.
Education

Ph.D., University of South Florida

Office Hours
N/A
El Centro
Freddy Porps
Freddy
A
Porps
Computer Science
College of Arts and Sciences
Courses Taught
Introductory programming courses and discrete mathematics
Research Interests
Computer Science Education
Education

Ms Sc. Computer Science at Northeastern Illinois University

Office Hours
N/A
El Centro
Main Campus
pericles prezas
Pericles
Prezas
Computer Science
College of Arts and Sciences
Expertise
Systems (low level) programming, networks
Courses Taught
Introductory and advanced courses on systems programming
Introductory and advanced courses on networks
Introductory and advanced courses on operating systems
Advanced object oriented programming courses
Research Interests
Networks, operating systems and embedded systems programming
Education

Ph. D. Illinois Institute of Technology

Office Hours
N/A
Main Campus
Kenneth Sotak
Kenneth
Sotak
Computer Science
College of Arts and Sciences
Courses Taught
Introductory programming courses
Research Interests
N/A
Education

Ph. D. Northwestern University

Office Hours
N/A
El Centro
Main Campus
Christopher Sulla
Christopher
Sulla
Computer Science
College of Arts and Sciences
Expertise
All major facets of Information Technology with an emphasis on; global business systems & processes (e.g.; ERP, CRM, PLM, & Business Intelligence), infrastructure renovation, selective managed services & outsourcing, and cyber security. In addition, IT Strategy, Project Portfolio & Program Management, Governance to ensure organization & IT alignment, Technology Strategies involving Mergers, Acquisitions, & Divestments, Demand and Supply Service Delivery Models, Talent Management, and Career Pathing.
Courses Taught
CS 413 IT Project Management
CS 339 Fundamentals of IT Project Management
CS 423 Enterprise Architecture & IT Stategy
Research Interests
IS Leadership, Strategy, & Governance: Effective, efficient, & agile information systems and processes are essential to; setting, enabling and achieving a contemporary organizational strategy, reshaping traditional industries, allow for increases productivity, and reduce to time to market for competitive advantage or support barriers to entry.
Education

BS in Information Science from Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) in 1980

MBA in General Management from The University of Chicago's Booth Graduate School of Business (XP-62) in 1993

 

Office Hours
n/a
El Centro
Main Campus
Rachel Trana
Rachel
Trana
Computer Science
College of Arts and Sciences
Expertise
HCI, Mathematical Models, Bioinformatics.
Courses Taught
Introductory Programming Courses
Discrete Mathematics
Research Interests
HCI, Mathematical Models, Bioinformatics.
Education

B.Sc. in Mathematics from the University of Arkansas at Monticello

Ph.D. Northwestern University in Applied Mathematics

Office Hours
Please Email
El Centro
Main Campus
Xiwei
Xiwei
Wang
Computer Science
College of Arts and Sciences
Expertise
Data privacy and security, online recommender systems, online social networks, and big data.
Courses Taught
Data Structures
Informatics
Research Interests
Data privacy and security, online recommender systems, online social networks, and big data.
Education

Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Kentucky
M.Eng., Computer Software and Theory, University of Science and Technology of China

Office Hours
N/A
Main Campus