Core Faculty

  Name, Title Research Interests
Photo of Houssam Abbas Houssam Abbas
Assistant Professor
Design, control and verification of cyber-physical systems
Photo of Julie A. Adams Julie A. Adams
College of Engineering Dean's Professor
CoRIS Associate Director of Research
Distributed artificial intelligence; robotics; human-machine teaming; human-computer interaction; human-robot interaction
Tom Dietterich Tom Dietterich
Distinguished Professor Emeritus
CoRIS Associate Director of Policy
Machine learning; safe and robust AI systems; sensor networks; intelligent user interfaces
Photo of Patrick Donnelly Patrick Donnelly
Assistant Professor
Computer Science
Deep learning from non-speech audio; educational data mining from audio; large imbalanced datasets; machine learning in the musical domain
Photo of Alan Fern Alan Fern
Associate Head of Research
Artificial intelligence, including machine learning, data mining, and automated planning/control
Photo of Xiaoli Fern Xiaoli Fern
Associate Professor
Machine learning; data mining; unsupervised learning; ecosystem informatics; natural language processing
Photo of Xiao Fu Xiao Fu
Assistant Professor
Topic modeling; large-scale structured matrix/tensor factorization algorithms; multiview analysis, canonical correlation analysis; hyperspectral imaging
Photo of David Hendrix David Hendrix
Associate Professor
Computer Science & Biochemistry/Biophysics
Motif finding; non-coding RNA structure & function analysis; apps of machine learning to computational biology; deep sequencing data analysis
Photo of Liang Huang Liang Huang
Associate Professor
Natural language processing, including parsing and translation; structured machine learning; computational structural biology (RNA and protein folding); deep learning
Photo of Rebecca Hutchinson Rebecca Hutchinson
Assistant Professor
Computer Science & Fisheries & Wildlife
Machine learning; data mining; ecosystem informatics; computational sustainability
Photo of Minsuk Kahng Minsuk Kahng
Assistant Professor
Human-centered AI; data visualization; interpretable machine learning; visual analytics for deep learning; human-computer interaction; databases; data mining
Photo of Heather Knight Heather Knight
Assistant Professor
Human-robot interaction; non-verbal machine communications; non-anthropomorphic social robots
Photo of Stephan Lee Stefan Lee
Assistant Professor
Computer vision; natural language processing; deep learning; machine learning
Photo of Fuxin Li Fuxin Li
Associate Professor
Computer vision; deep learning; machine learning; segmentation-based object recognition and scene understanding; spatio-temporal video analysis
Photo of Raviv Raich Raviv Raich
Associate Professor
Adaptive sensing/sampling; manifold learning; sparse representations for signal processing
Photo of Stephen Ramsey Stephen Ramsey
Associate Professor
Computer Science & Biomedical Sciences
Machine learning; computational systems biology; bioinformatics; integrative computational methods to map gene regulatory networks
Photo of William Smart William Smart
Improving interactions between people and robots; enabling robots to be self-sufficient; robots as personal assistants for people with severe motor disabilities
Photo of Prasad Tadepalli Prasad Tadepalli
Artificial intelligence; machine learning; automated planning; natural language processing
Photo of Arash Termehchy Arash Termehchy
Associate Professor
Database systems; large-scale and usable data analytics; human-aware databases; heterogeneous data exploration and analytics
Photo of Sinisa Todorovic Sinisa Todorovic
Object recognition; region / shape matching; texture; video object segmentation; stochastic image grammars
Photo of Kagan Tumer Kagan Tumer
Learning, optimization & control in large complex systems; learning & coordination in multiagent systems; distributed reinforcement learning; evolutionary algorithms for control & optimization
Photo of Kiri Wagstaff Kiri Wagstaff
Associate Research Professor
Machine learning; interpretable models; novelty detection; science applications
Photo of Weng-Keen Wong Weng-Keen Wong
Machine learning; probabilistic graphical models; anomaly detection; human-in-the-loop learning; computational sustainability

Affiliated Faculty

  Name, Title Research Interests
Photo of Ravi Balasubramanian Ravi Balasubramanian
Associate Professor
Robust operation in unstructured environments; neural control and biomechanics
Photo of Lizhong Chen Lizhong Chen
Associate Professor
CPU and GPU architecture; high-performance computing (HPC) systems; data centers; interconnection networks
Photo of Eduardo Cotilla-Sanchez Eduardo Cotilla-Sanchez
Associate Professor
Interim Associate Head for Graduate Programs
Cascading outages in power grids; power system protection, resiliency, and cybersecurity; smart grids and microgrids; wide-area power system data
Maude David Maude M. David
Assistant Professor
Microbiology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Human microbiome analytics and prediction, computational biology, natural language processing, transformers, multi-omics
Photo of Bechir Hamdaoui Bechir Hamdaoui
Wireless communication networks; computer networking; mobile computing; resource optimization; network management; network privacy and security
Photo of Geoffrey Hollinger Geoffrey Hollinger
Associate Professor
Planning, coordination, and learning techniques for autonomous robotic systems
Photo of Jinsub Kim Jinsub Kim
Assistant Professor
Statistical signal processing; statistical learning theory; power systems state estimation; security of cyber physical system
Photo of V John Mathews V John Mathews
Adaptation & learning; nonlinear signal processing; application of signal & information processing to neural engineering and biomedical applications, structural health monitoring, audio & communication systems