University at Albany

Faculty and Staff

The 16 faculty members of the Department of Computer Science provide innovative teaching and cutting-edge research. Their areas of specialization include:

  • Natural language processing and molecular biology
  • Information science and software engineering
  • Applying combinatorial theory and linear algebra to electronic circuits, computer architecture, algorithms, and computational geometry
  • Developing and maintaining heterogeneous software
  • Data mining and machine learning
  • Artificial intelligence, knowledge representation and planning
  • Structures studied in computer science and applied mathematics
  • Array-based high performance scientific computing
  • Automated deduction
  • Automated Reasoning and its applications
  • Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Mobile Computing, Operations Research, Fault-Tolerant Computing and Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI)
  • Natural language processing (NLP) and information processing and retrieval
  • Mathematical logic (with a concentration in proof theory), the complexity of retrieval algorithms, computational geometry, databases

Faculty Projects

  • Technical Reports The Networked Computer Science Technical Report Library contains technical reports produced by Computer Science Department faculty members from 1995 through the present.

Full-Time Faculty Listing


Pradeep Atrey

Pradeep K. Atrey
Computer Science, Assistant Professor
Phone: 518-442-4276 Email: patrey [at] albany [dot] edu
Research Interests: Multimedia data analytics with a focus on security and privacy issues in application areas such as surveillance, social media, and cloud computing.

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George Berg

George Berg
Computer Science, Associate Professor
Phone: 518-442-4267 Email: berg [at] cs [dot] albany [dot] edu
Research Interests: Machine learning, computational biology, and natural language processing

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Peter A. Bloniarz

Peter A. Bloniarz
College of Computing & Information, Associate Professor
Phone: 518-591-8871 Email: p.bloniarz [at] albany [dot] edu
Research Interests: Curriculum and pedagogic innovations, public sector information systems


Petko Bogdanov
College of Computing & Information, Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Data Mining, Network Science, Bioinformatics, Computational Neuroscience


Seth Chaiken

Seth Chaiken
Computer Science, Associate Professor
Phone: 518-442-4282 Email: sdc [at] cs [dot] albany [dot] edu
Research Interests: Combinatorial theory and linear algebra and their applications to electronic circuits, computer architecture, algorithms, and computational geometry

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Mei-Hwa Chen

Mei-Hwa Chen
Computer Science, Associate Professor
Phone: 518-442-4283 Email: mhc [at] cs [dot] albany [dot] edu
Research Interests: Developing techniques and tools to facilitate effective development and maintenance of heterogeneous software

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Feng Chen

Feng Chen
Computer Science, Assistant Professor
Phone: 518-442-2602 Email: fchen5 [at] albany [dot] edu
Research Interests: Detection of emerging events and other relevant patterns in the mobile context and/or data mining of spatial temporal, textual, or social media data.


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Harry B. Hunt III
Computer Science, Professor
Phone: 518-442-4276 Email: hunt [at] cs [dot] albany [dot] edu
Research Interests: Finding answers, for questions 1 and 2 for
problems for the various structures studied in computer science and applied mathematics. Structures under investigation include graphs and hypergraphs, abstract algebraic structures
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Jeong-Hyon Hwang
Computer Science, Associate Professor
Phone: 518-437-3662 Email: jhh [at] cs [dot] albany [dot] edu
Research Interests: databases, distributed systems, and networking
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Siwei Lyu
Computer Science, Associate Professor
Phone: 518-442-5173 Email: lsw [at] cs [dot] albany [dot] edu
Research Interests: Statistical modeling of images, digital image forensics, computer vision, image processing, machine learning and pattern recognition.
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Neil V. Murray

Neil V. Murray
Computer Science, Professor
Phone: 518-442-3393 Email: nvm [at] cs [dot] albany [dot] edu
Research Interests: Automated deduction, extension of deductive techniques to various non-classical logics, including multiple-valued, annotated and fuzzy logic, knowledge compilation

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Paliath Narendran

Paliath Narendran
Computer Science, Professor
Phone: 518-442-3387 Email: dran [at] cs [dot] albany [dot] edu
Research Interests: Automated Reasoning and its applications

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Sekharipuram S. Ravi
Computer Science, Distinguished Teaching Professor
Phone: 518-442-4278 Email: ravi [at] cs [dot] albany [dot] edu
Research Interests: Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Mobile Computing, Operations Research, Fault-Tolerant Computing and Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI)

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Tomek Strzalkowski

Tomek Strzalkowski
Computer Science, Professor
Phone: 518-442-2608 Email: tomek [at] albany [dot] edu
Research Interests: Computational linguistics, information
retrieval & summarization, knowledge representation and knowledge-based systems, logic programming, and artificial
intelligence

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Dan Willard

Dan Willard
Computer Science, Professor
Phone: 518-442-4284 Email: dew [at] cs [dot] albany [dot] edu
Research Interests: Mathematical logic (with a concentration in
proof theory), the complexity of retrieval algorithms, computational geometry, databases and sociobiology

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Mariya Zheleva
College of Computing & Information, Visiting Assistant Professor
Research Interests:Wireless networks; Deployment and monitoring; Cognitive radio and Dynamic spectrum access; Networking for developing regions


 

Adjunct Faculty Listing


 

Ted Borys
Computer Science, Adjunct Faculty
Email: tedborys [at] nycap [dot] rr [dot] com
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Stephen Bush
Computer Science, Adjunct Faculty
Phone: 518-442-5682 Email: bushsf [at] cs [dot] albany [dot] edu
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Dr. Margaret M. Cusack-Steciuk, PMP
Computer Science, Adjunct Faculty
Email: msteciuk [at] albany [dot] edu
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Dawit Demissie, Ph.D.
Computer Science, Adjunct Faculty
Phone: 518-421-5506 Email: ddemissie [at] albany [dot] edu
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William Doane
Computer Science, Adjunct Faculty
Phone: 518-442-5682 Email: wdoane [at] albany [dot] edu
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Mark Gilder
Computer Science, Adjunct Faculty
Phone: 518-442-5682 Email: gilder [at] cs [dot] albany [dot] edu
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Dr. David Goodall
Computer Science, Adjunct Faculty
Email:dgoodall [at] nycap [dot] rr [dot] com
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Thomas Irvin
Computer Science, Adjunct Faculty
Email: twi [at] cs [dot] albany [dot] edu
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William Rennie
Computer Science, Adjunct Faculty
Phone: 518-442-4279 Email: wr5908 [at] albany [dot] edu
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Emeritus Professors Listing


 

Dean Arden
Computer Science, Professor Emeritus


 

Lenore Mullin
Computer Science, Professor Emeritus
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Edwin D. Reilly
Computer Science, Professor Emeritus


 

Dan Rosenkrantz
Computer Science, Professor Emeritus

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Richard Stearns
Computer Science, Distinguished Professor Emeritus

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Staff Listing


 

Patricia Seguin
Computer Science, Department Secretary
Email: pseguin [at] albany [dot] edu


 

William Augustine
Computer Science, UNIX Systems Administrator
Email: waugustine [at] albany [dot] edu


 

In Memoriam


Andrew Haas
Computer Science, Associate Professor
Research Interests: Artificial intelligence, including syntax, semantics and parsing of natural language, knowledge representation (especially the representation of the notions of belief and knowledge), and planning

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