Faculty Research Interests

Victor Barlow's Research Interests

  • Unified Modeling Language - Object Oriented Analysis & Design
  • Computer-Aided Software Engineering (CASE) Tools
  • Web Development

Gary Bertoline's Research Interests

  • Scientific Visualization
  • Immersive environments
  • STEM Education
  • Cyberinfrastructure
  • Grid computing

Jeffrey Brewer's Research Interests

  • Unified Modeling Language
  • IT based Project Management
  • Project Management as it relates to new methodologies
  • Telecare/Telemedicine

Melissa Dark's Research Interests

  • Research Expereinces for Undergradautes Site PI
  • Information Assurance and Security Curriculum
  • Hacker Aptitude
  • Information Security Risk Assessment
  • Outcomes-Based Assessment

J. Eric Dietz's Research Interests

  • Homeland Security
  • Intelligence and Decision Making Information Technology
  • Risk Management and Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Energy Security
  • Military Veteran

Kevin Dittman's Research Interests

  • Project Management
  • Requirements Management
  • Quality Management
  • Systems Analysis and Design

Dmitri Gusev's Research Interests

  • imaging
  • graphics
  • game development
  • visualization
  • computational linguistics

Thomas Hacker's Research Interests

  • High Performance Computing
  • Grid Computing
  • Operating Systems
  • Distributed Systems

Alka Harriger's Research Interests

  • Reducing the IT Gender Gap
  • Technology applied to Fitness
  • Wearable computing

Michael Kane's Research Interests

  • Biomedical Informatics
  • Genomics
  • Biotechnology Development

Dawn Laux's Research Interests

  • Technology Acceptance
  • Recruitment of Women and Minorities into IT
  • Database Management
  • Student Persistence
  • Computer supported collaborative learning

Chad Laux's Research Interests

  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Food Security
  • Quality Management Systems
  • International quality standards

Alejandra Magana's Research Interests

  • Scientific computing-as-leverage to conceptual understanding of complex problems in science and engineering
  • Cyberinfrastructure affordances for learning and engagement including pedagogical methods and assessment mechanisms in science and engineering
  • Investigate the role of computational tools, visualization tools and haptic devices as cognitive tools to leverage the understanding of scientific representations
  • Integrating computational, scientific, and engineering thinking into K-12 education

Julie Mariga's Research Interests

  • Social computing, social media, collaboration
  • Increasing the number of women & minorities in computing disciplines.
  • Global IT, Global IT Education

Eric Matson's Research Interests

  • Multiagent Systems
  • Robotic Systems
  • Software Development and Engineering
  • STEM Outreach

Byung-Cheol Min's Research Interests

  • Human-robot Interaction
  • Assistive Technology and Robotics
  • Field and Service Robots
  • Sensor Networks
  • Multi-robot Systems

Phillip Rawles's Research Interests

  • System & Network Administration
  • System & Network Security

Marcus Rogers's Research Interests

  • Behavioral Profiling of Consumers of Online Child Pornography
  • Cyber Adversarial Predictive Modelling
  • IT Insider Threats
  • Computer Forensics
  • Psychological Crime Scene Analysis
  • Applied forensic behavioral analysis
  • Philosophy of Science: Scientific evolutions

Kathryn Seigfri...'s Research Interests

  • Personality & Motivation of Cyberdeviants
  • Behavioral Analysis of Digital Evidence
  • Ethics

Anthony Smith's Research Interests

  • Automated Antenna Systems
  • Broadband Wireless Access

John Springer's Research Interests

  • Data Engineering
  • Information Security Research and Education (INSuRE) project

Jeffrey Whitten's Research Interests

  • Systems analysis and design methods
  • Selecting, procuring, and implementing commercial software applications
  • Business process and work flow modeling
  • Organizational change management in conjunction with IT aprojects
  • IT economics and financial management
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  • Application architecture frameworks and models

David Whittinghill's Research Interests

  • Game Design and Development
  • Modeling, Simulation, Visualization
  • Physically Based Rendering/Global Illumination
  • Software Engineering
  • Augmented/Virtual Reality
  • Mobile Computing
  • Enterprise Application Development

Baijian Yang's Research Interests

  • Cybersecurity and IoT
  • Big Data Security Analysis
  • Cloud Computing and SDN