Stan Ahalt

Professor
Director, Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI)
239 Sitterson Hall
919-445-9641 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
ahalt (at) cs.unc.edu
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(82) Ph.D. 1986, Clemson. Signal, image, and video processing; high-performance scientific and industrial computing; pattern recognition applied to national security problems; high-productivity, domain specific languages.

Jay Aikat

Research Associate Professor
Chief Operating Officer, Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI)
314 Brooks Building
919-590-6178 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
aikat (at) cs.unc.edu
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(126) Ph.D. 2010, UNC-Chapel Hill. Experimental methods and models in networking research and education; measurement and modeling of Internet traffic, protocol benchmarking; Internet traffic generation, wireless networks, congestion control and active queue management.

Ron Alterovitz

Professor
Director of Graduate Admissions
223 Sitterson Hall
919-590-6068 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
ron (at) cs.unc.edu
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(99) Ph.D. 2006, UC Berkeley. Medical robotics; motion planning; physically-based simulation; assistive robotics; medical image analysis.

James Anderson

Kenan Professor
112 Brooks Building
919-590-6057 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
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(62) Ph.D. 1990, Texas. Real-time systems; distributed and concurrent algorithms; multicore computing; operating systems.

Mohit Bansal

Assistant Professor

246 Brooks Building
919-590-6042 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
mbansal (at) cs.unc.edu

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(139) Ph.D. UC Berkeley, 2013. Statistical natural language processing and machine learning, with a focus on multimodal, grounded, and embodied semantics (i.e., language with vision and speech, for robotics), human-like language generation and Q&A/dialogue, and interpretable and structured deep learning.

Aniket Bera

Research Assistant Professor
235 Sitterson Hall
919-590-6007 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
ab (at) cs.unc.edu

Ph.D. 2017, UNC-Chapel Hill. Computer graphics; visual crowd tracking; data-driven crowd simulations; cognitive modeling; knowledge, reasoning, and planning for intelligent characters; GPGPU; multicore computing.

Alexander C. Berg

Associate Professor
244 Brooks Building
919-590-6022 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
aberg (at) cs.unc.edu
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(134) Ph.D. UC Berkeley, 2005. Computer vision, machine learning, recognition, detection, large-scale learning for computer vision, machine-learning analysis of fmri.

Tamara L. Berg

Associate Professor
236 Brooks Building
919-590-6018 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
tlberg (at) cs.unc.edu
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(133) Ph.D. UC Berkeley, 2007. Computer vision, natural language processing, integrating information from words & pictures, visual recognition & retrieval, visual social media and socio-identity, human-in-the loop recognition, gaze pattern analysis, image description generation, clothing recognition.

Gary Bishop

Professor
Associate Chair for Academic Affairs
255 Sitterson Hall
919-590-6186 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
gb (at) cs.unc.edu
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(39) Ph.D. 1984, UNC-Chapel Hill. Hardware and software for man-machine interaction; assistive technology; tracking technologies; 3D interactive computer graphics; virtual environments; image-based rendering.

 

Samarjit Chakraborty

William R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor
(beginning in Fall 2019)
146 Brooks Building
919-590-6038 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
samarjit (at) cs.unc.edu
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(148) Ph.D. 2003, ETH Zurich. Distributed embedded systems, hardware/software co-design, embedded control systems, low-power systems, energy storage systems, electromobility, and sensor network-based information processing.

Bo Dai

Assistant Professor
(beginning in Spring 2020)
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(149) Ph.D. 2018, Georgia Tech. Broad topics in machine learning, including optimization, reinforcement learning, deep learning, kernel methods, and graphical models, and their applications.

Prasun Dewan

Professor
150 Brooks Building
919-590-6123 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
dewan (at) cs.unc.edu
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(63) Ph.D. 1986, Wisconsin. User interfaces; distributed collaboration; software engineering environments; mobile computing; access control.

Parasara Sridhar Duggirala

Assistant Professor
362 Sitterson Hall
919-445-6116 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
psd (at) cs.unc.edu
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(144) Ph.D. Illinois, 2015. Cyber-Physical Systems, Formal Methods, Control Theory, Hybrid Systems, Autonomy, Embedded and Real-Time Systems, Probabilistic Systems.

Michael J. Fern

Professor of the Practice of Entrepreneurship
Associate Chair for Business Affairs
104 Sitterson Hall
919-590-6077 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)

fern (at) cs.unc.edu


(135) Ph.D. 2005, Strategic Management, Kenan-Flagler Business School, UNC – Chapel Hill. Leadership, strategy, customer value creation, innovation & entrepreneurship, business development

Jan-Michael Frahm

Professor
250 Brooks Building
919-590-6003 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
jmf (at) cs.unc.edu
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(97) Ph.D. 2005, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Germany. Structure from motion; camera self-calibration; camera sensor systems; multi-camera systems; multi-view stereo; robust estimation; fast tracking of salient features in images and video; computer vision; active vision for model improvement; markerless augmented reality.

Henry Fuchs

Federico Gil Distinguished Professor
216 Brooks Building
919-590-6211 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
fuchs (at) cs.unc.edu
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(11) Ph.D. 1975, Utah. Virtual environments; telepresence; future office environments; 3D medical imaging; computer vision and robotics.

Kevin Jeffay

Gillian Cell Distinguished Professor and Department Chair
116 Brooks Building
919-590-6238 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
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(40) Ph.D. 1989, Washington. Computer networking; operating systems; real-time systems; multimedia networking; performance evaluation.

 

Kris Jordan

Teaching Assistant Professor
254 Sitterson Hall
919-590-6041 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
kris (at) cs.unc.edu
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(140) M.S. 2008, Brown. Computer science education, educational technology, internet systems, entrepreneurship.

Tessa Joseph-Nicholas

Teaching Associate Professor
114 Brooks Building
919-590-6230 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
nicholas (at) cs.unc.edu

(86) Ph.D. 2008, UNC-Chapel Hill. New media arts and poetics, digital communities, and digital-age ethics.

Jasleen Kaur

Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies
136 Brooks Building
919-590-6066 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
jasleen (at) cs.unc.edu
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(88) Ph.D. 2002, Texas-Austin. Design and analysis of networks and distributed systems; high-speed congestion-control, resource management, Internet measurements, and transport protocols.

Ashok Krishnamurthy

Research Professor
Deputy Director, Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI)

239 Sitterson Hall
919-590-6019 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
ashok (at) renci.org


(137) Ph.D.1983, Florida. Data analytics with applications in healthcare and social science, high-end computing for modeling and simulation, advanced computational tools to improve industrial productivity through virtual product and process development, digital processing to extract information from images, audio and other signals.

Ming C. Lin

John R. & Louise S. Parker Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Research Professor
254 Brooks Building
919-590-6074 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
lin (at) cs.unc.edu
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(72) Ph.D. 1993, California-Berkeley. Physically based and geometric modeling; applied computational geometry; robotics; distributed interactive simulation; virtual environments; algorithm analysis; many-core computing.

John Majikes

Teaching Assistant Professor
256 Sitterson Hall
919-590-6093 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
jmajikes (at) cs.unc.edu

(147) Ph.D. 2017, N.C. State. Computational and Design Techniques for a Semi-Autonomous Computerized Dog-Training System with Timing and Accuracy Performance Comparable to a Professional Dog Trainer.

Dinesh Manocha

Phi Delta Theta/Matthew Mason Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Research Professor
250 Brooks Building
919-590-6049 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
dm (at) cs.unc.edu
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(58) Ph.D. 1992, California-Berkeley. Interactive computer graphics; geometric and solid modeling; robotics motion planning; many-core algorithms.

Ketan Mayer-Patel

Associate Professor
154 Brooks Building
919-590-6009 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
kmp (at) cs.unc.edu
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(80) Ph.D. 1999, UC Berkeley. Multimedia systems; networking; multicast applications.

Leonard McMillan

Associate Professor
311 Sitterson Hall
919-590-6078 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
mcmillan (at) cs.unc.edu
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(87) Ph.D. 1997, UNC-Chapel Hill. Computational biology; genetics; genomics; bioinformatics; information visualization; data-driven modeling; image processing; imaging technologies; computer graphics.

Fabian Monrose

Kenan Professor
336 Brooks Building
919-590-6063 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
fabian (at) cs.unc.edu
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(91) Ph.D., 1999, New York University. Computer and communications security and privacy; computer forensics; network security; operating system security; user authentication; data provenance; secure virtual enclaves.

Marc Niethammer

Professor
219 Sitterson Hall
919-590-6149 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
mn (at) cs.unc.edu
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(98) Ph.D. 2004, Georgia Tech. Medical image analysis; shape analysis, image segmentation, deformable registration, image-based estimation methods.

Shahriar Nirjon

Assistant Professor
212 Brooks Building
919-590-6039 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
nirjon (at) cs.unc.edu
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(136) Ph.D. 2014, Virginia. Mobile Computing (OS, Services and Applications); Embedded Sensor Systems (Hardware-Software Co-Design, Wearables); Wireless Networks (Mobile, WSN, and other RF); Data Analytics for Mobile Systems (Mobile Health, IoT, and Cloud).

Junier Oliva

Assistant Professor
258 Sitterson Hall
919-590-6158 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
joliva (at) cs.unc.edu
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(142) Ph.D. 2018, Carnegie Mellon. Machine learning, artificial intelligence, nonparametric statistics, deep learning, statistical data mining, signal processing, graphical models, generative models, kernel methods, scalability, complex datasets, optimization, density estimation.

Stephen M. Pizer

Kenan Professor
222 Sitterson Hall
919-590-6085 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
pizer (at) cs.unc.edu
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(6) Ph.D. 1967, Harvard. Image display and analysis; medical imaging; human and computer vision; graphics.

David A. Plaisted

Professor
352 Sitterson Hall
919-590-6051 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
plaisted (at) cs.unc.edu
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(28) Ph.D. 1976, Stanford. Mechanical theorem proving; term rewriting systems; logic programming; algorithms.

Donald Porter

Associate Professor

319 Sitterson Hall
919-590-6044 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
porter (at) cs.unc.edu

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(138) Ph.D. 2010, Texas. Operating systems; virtualization; file systems; security; concurrent programming.

 

Diane Pozefsky

Research Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies
134 Brooks Building
919-590-6117 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
pozefsky (at) cs.unc.edu
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(93) Ph.D. 1979, UNC-Chapel Hill. Software engineering and environments; computer education; serious games design and development; social, legal, and ethical issues concerning information technology.

Jan F. Prins

Professor
334 Brooks Building
919-590-6213 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
prins (at) cs.unc.edu
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(33) Ph.D. 1987, Cornell. High performance computing: parallel algorithms, programming languages, compilers, and architectures; scientific computing with focus on computational biology and bioinformatics.

Michael K. Reiter

Lawrence M. Slifkin Distinguished Professor
Associate Chair for Diversity and Inclusion
350 Brooks Building
919-590-6136 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
reiter (at) cs.unc.edu
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(95) Ph.D. 1993, Cornell. Computer and network security; distributed systems; applied cryptography.

Montek Singh

Associate Professor
234 Brooks Building
919-590-6132 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
montek (at) cs.unc.edu
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(84) Ph.D. 2002, Columbia. High-performance and low-power digital systems; asynchronous and mixed-timing circuits and systems; VLSI CAD tools; energy-efficient graphics hardware; applications to computer security; and emerging computing technologies

F. Don Smith

Research Professor
312 Brooks Building
919-590-6184 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
smithfd (at) cs.unc.edu
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(42) Ph.D. 1978, UNC-Chapel Hill. Computer networks; operating systems; distributed systems; multimedia.

Jack Snoeyink

Professor
329 Sitterson Hall
919-590-6069 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
snoeyink (at) cs.unc.edu
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(79) Ph.D. 1990, Stanford. Computational geometry; algorithms for geographical information systems and structural biology; geometric modeling and computation; algorithms and data structures; theory of computation.

David Stotts

Professor
144 Brooks Building
919-590-6133 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
stotts (at) cs.unc.edu
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(59) Ph.D. 1985, Virginia. Computer-supported cooperative work, especially collaborative user interfaces; software engineering, design patterns, and formal methods; hypermedia and web technology.

Cynthia Sturton

Assistant Professor and Peter Thacher Grauer Fellow
354 Brooks Building
919-590-6020 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
csturton (at) cs.unc.edu
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(132) Ph.D. 2013, UC Berkeley. Computer and hardware security; applied formal methods for software security.

Martin Styner

Research Associate Professor (Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry)
225 Sitterson Hall
919-590-6209 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
styner (at) cs.unc.edu
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(94) Ph.D. 2001, UNC-Chapel Hill. Medical image processing and analysis including anatomical structure and tissue segmentation, morphometry using shape analysis, modeling and atlas building, as well as intra and inter-modality registration.

Jeff Terrell

Professor of the Practice
146 Brooks Building
919-590-6103 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
terrell (at) cs.unc.edu
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(145) Ph.D. 2009, UNC-Chapel Hill. Software development, web application development, mobile application development, programming, functional programming.

Mary C. Whitton

Research Professor
232 Brooks Building
919-590-6150 (phone)
919-590-6105 (fax)
whitton (at) cs.unc.edu
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(81) M.S. 1984, N.C. State. Developing and evaluating technology for virtual and augmented reality systems; virtual locomotion; tools for serious games.