People

Faculty & Staff

Listed below in each entry, the first year is "the year joined UNCG" and the second year is "the year of the highest degree obtained."

Faculty

Ariyawansa

Chandana (CA) Ariyawansa

Lecturer, 2016
M.S. in Computer Science, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (2002)

Office: Petty 163
Email: c_ariyaw@uncg.edu

Teaching: Elementary Data Structures, Advanced Data Structures, Foundations of Computer Science, Graphics

Mark Armstrong

Mark Armstrong

Senior Lecturer, 2001
M.S. in Computer Science, Wake Forest University (1995)

Office: Petty 153
Email: mvarmstr@uncg.edu
Website

Teaching: Introduction to Computer Science, Computer Organization and Assembly Language, Advanced Data Structures

Francine Blanchet-Sadri

Francine Blanchet-Sadri

Professor, 1990
Ph.D. in Mathematics, McGill University (1989)

Office: Petty 157
Email: blanchet@uncg.edu
Website

Research: Theoretical Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Combinatorics
Teaching: Theory of Computation, Mathematical Logic, Discrete Mathematics, Bioinformatics

Jing Deng

Jing Deng

Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, 2008
Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell University (2002)

Office: Petty 164
Email: jing.deng@uncg.edu
Website

Research: Wireless Network Security, Information Assurance, Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, and Online Social Networks
Teaching: Principles of Operating Systems, Principles of Wireless Networks

Lance Everhart

Lance Everhart

Lecturer, 2017
M.S. in Mathematics, UNC Greensboro (2016)

Office: Petty 155
Email: lmeverh2@uncg.edu

Teaching: Foundations of Computer Science, Computer Organization and Assembly Language

Lixin Fu

Lixin Fu

Associate Professor, 2001
Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Florida (2001)

Office: Petty 162
Email: lfu@uncg.edu

Research: Data Warehousing, Data Mining
Teaching: Analysis and Design of Algorithms, Advanced Databases

Nancy Green

Nancy Green

Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, 1999
Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Delaware (1995)

Office: Petty 159
Email: nlgreen@uncg.edu
Website

Research: Multimedia presentation systems, conversational agents, and other topics in human-computer interaction and natural language processing
Teaching: Software Engineering, Human Computer Interaction, Natural Language Processing, Artificial Intelligence

Prashanti Manda

Prashanti Manda

Assistant Professor, 2016
Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering, Mississippi State University (2012)

Office: Petty 160
Website

Research: Bioinformatics, Ontologies, Data Mining, Semantic Similarity.
Teaching: Advanced Data Structures

Somya Mohanty

Somya Mohanty

Assistant Professor, 2016
Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering, Mississippi State University (2013)

Office: Petty 152
Email: mohanty.somya@uncg.edu
Website

Research: Big-Data, Machine Learning, Data Science, Cyber-Security, Trustworthy Computing.
Teaching: Concepts of Programming Languages, Data Science, Network Security

Fereidoon (Fred) Sadri

Fereidoon (Fred) Sadri

Professor, 1994
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (Computer Science), Princeton University (1980)

Office: Petty 156
Email: f_sadri@uncg.edu
Website

Research: Database and knowledge-base systems, modeling uncertainty in databases, deductive and object-oriented databases
Teaching: Databases and Foundations of Computer Science

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Shan Suthaharan

Professor, 2001
Ph.D. in Computer Science, Monash University [Australia], (1996)

Office: Petty 161
Email: s_suthah@uncg.edu
Website

Research: Big Data Analytics and Machine Learning, Big Data Privacy and Security, Bayesian Inference and Optimization
Teaching: Computer Networks, Software Engineering, Big Data and Machine Learning, Senior Capstone

Steve Tate

Steve Tate

Professor and Department Head, 2007
Ph.D. in Computer Science, Duke University (1991)

Office: Petty 166
Email: srtate@uncg.edu
Website

Research: Computer Security, Cryptography, Algorithms
Teaching: Cryptography and Security in Computing

Part Time Instructors

* Do not teach every semester and may not be reachable.

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Ike Quigley

Part-Time Lecturer, 2016
M.S. in Computer Science, UNC Greensboro (2015)

Email: riquigle@uncg.edu

Teaching: Software Engineering

Rob Robless

Rob Robless

Part-Time Lecturer, 2016
D.Sc. in Information Management, The George Washington University (1989)

Email: rlrobles@uncg.edu

Teaching: Software Engineering

Jeff Whitworth

Jeff Whitworth

Part-Time Lecturer, 2014
M.S. in Computer Science, UNC Greensboro (2013)

Office: McNutt 108G
Email: jnwhitwo@uncg.edu
Website

Teaching: Data Structures and Algorithms

Staff

Richard Cheek

Richard Cheek

System Administrator, 1999
M.S. in Computer Science, UNC Greensboro (2006), A+ Certified, Microsoft Windows and Apple Macintosh Administration

Office: Petty 201
Email: rtcheek@uncg.edu

Andi Smith

Administrative Associate, 2018

Office: Petty 167 Main Office
Email: arsmith5@uncg.edu

Emeriti and Emeritae Faculty

Sue Lea

Sue Lea

Professor Emerita, 1983
Ph.D. in Physics, Duke University (1970)

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