Research Area Committees

Each research faculty member is a member of at least one area committee, but no more than two. Each area has at least four faculty members. These areas and the makeup of the committees can be changed as needed by the Graduate Committee and faculty.


  • Jing He (chair)
  • Nikos Chrisochoides
  • Yaohang Li
  • Desh Ranjan
  • Jiangwen Sun

Machine Intelligence and Data Analytics (MIDA)

  • Jiangwen Sun (chair)
  • Yi He
  • Lusi Li
  • Yaohang Li
  • Mohammad Zubair

Medical and Scientific Computing

  • Andrey Chernikov (chair)
  • Nikos Chrisochoides
  • Stephan Olariu
  • Desh Ranjan
  • Mohammad Zubair

Systems: Networks, Mobile Computing, Security

  • Stephan Olariu (chair)
  • Ravi Mukkamala
  • Rui Ning
  • Shuai Hao

Web Science and Digital Libraries

  • Michael Nelson (chair)
  • Sampath Jayarathna
  • Michele Weigle
  • Jian Wu
  • Vikas Ganjigunte Ashok