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Computer Science Department Graduate Programs

The following page is presents information on the CSUN Computer Science Department Graduate Programs.

CSUN Computer Science - Graduate Programs - Research

Faculty Research Interests

Prasanta Barkataki Object oriented software development; Ada and Ada 96; Software engineering; Large system development.
Mike Barnes Interactive computer graphics (games, AI for NPCs, procedural modeling, visualization, virtual reality); Graphical user interfaces; Human computer interaction; Simulation. (Not taking new graduate students due to FERP)
Richard Covington Graphical user interfaces; Computer architectures; Simulation and performance analysis.
Kyle Dewey Automated software testing; Computer Science education; Programming languages.
Steven Fitzgerald Information technology systems and architectures; Distributed and parallel systems; Traditional CS systems (Compilers, Networking, Operating Systems, and Security)
Peter Gabrovsky Artificial intelligence; Expert systems.
Wen-Chin(Amy) Hsu Machine learning, data mining, and bioinformatics; Human computer interaction; Computer Science education; FPGAs.
Adam Kaplan Parallel computing; Computer technology education.
Li Liu Accessible Computing; Ubiquitous/Mobile Computing; User Experience; Computer Games
Richard Lorentz Game playing programming (especially the games of Amazons, Havannah, and Breakthrough -- with some interest in EWN and Go/WeiQi/Baduk); Discrete algorithms; Theory of Computing.
Robert McIlhenny High-speed architectures; Object-oriented programming; Computer ethics.
Gloria Melara Multi-media; Video/image compression techniques. Computer ethics.
Katya Mkrtchyan Computer Vision and Image Processing, Biological Video Analysis - Segmentation, Registration, Tracking
Ani Nahapetian Mobile and hardware security; Mobile and wearable computing; Wireless health; Algorithms for embedded systems
John Noga Design and analysis of algorithms.
Son Pham Databases; Design, optimization, OODB. Compilers for natural languages.
Vahab Pournaghshband Computer security; Computer networks; Network security; Computer Science education.
Steven Stepanek UNIX; Operating systems; Networks; Object-oriented programming.
George (Taehyung) Wang Software engineering; Semantic computing; Data mining applications.
Jeff Wiegley Automated assembly path planning; Geometric shape analysis; Embedded systems; Software and infrastructure applications design.