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Alioune Ngom, Ph.D.Dr. Alioune Ngom
Dr. Alioune Ngom
Jessica Chen, Ph.D.Dr. Jessica Chen
Dr. Jessica Chen
Dr. Scott GoodwinDr. Scott Goodwin
Dr. Scott Goodwin
Imran Ahmad, Ph.D.Dr. Imran Ahmad
Dr. Imran Ahmad
Windsor WaterfrontWindsor Waterfront Park
Windsor Waterfront Park
Dr. Ziad Kobti lecturingDr. Ziad Kobti
Dr. Ziad Kobti
Arunita Jaekel, Ph.D.Dr. Arunita Jaekel
Dr. Arunita Jaekel
Robin Gras, Ph.D.Dr. Robin Gras
Dr. Robin Gras
Dr. Robert KentDr. Robert Kent
Dr. Robert Kent
Lambton TowerLambton Tower
Lambton Tower
Xiaobu Yuan, Ph.D.Dr. Xiaobu Yuan
Dr. Xiaobu Yuan
Dr. Luis RuedaDr. Luis Rueda
Dr. Luis Rueda
Christie Ezeife, Ph.D.Dr. Christie Ezeife
Dr. Christie Ezeife

CS Faculty

The School of Computer Science at the University of Windsor offers graduate study in a friendly, culturally diverse environment, with 19 faculty members who are ready to provide you with the most advanced education for your future career.

Computer Science Faculty

Dr. Imran Ahmad
Image Retrieval, Multimedia Systems

Dr. Sherif Saad Ahmed
Cybersecurity, Applied Machine Learning in Cybersecurity, Internet of Things, Secure Software Design, Software Engineering

Dr. Boubakeur Boufama 
Computer Vision, image processing and Computer Graphics

Dr. Jessica Chen
Formal Methods, Middleware; Web Engineering, Communication Protocol

Dr. Christie Ezeife
Distributed Object Based Systems, Data Warehousing Systems, Data Mining, Database Transaction Processing

Dr. Richard Frost (Professor Emeritus)
SpeechWebs, Executable Attribute Grammars, Functional Programming, Natural Language Processing

Dr. Scott Goodwin
Game AI; Search Algorithms, Constraint satisfaction and optimization; Scheduling, temporal representation and reasoning, logic programming

Dr. Robin Gras
Theoretical Ecology, Ecosystem Simulation, Machine learning, Bioinformatics, Biological Sequences Analysis, System Biology Data Analysis, Probabilistic Model Building Heuristics

Dr. Arunita Jaekel
Optical Network Architecture, Faul-tolerant network design, Wireless sensor and mobile Networks

Dr. Mehdi Kargar  (no longer accepting students)
Big Data, Databases, Data Mining, Information Retrieval, Machine Learning

Dr. Robert Kent
Distributed Processing

Dr. Ziad Kobti
AI; Software Engineering; Multi-Agent Simulations; Evolutionary Algorithms; Complex Social Systems

Dr. Jianguo Lu
Semantic Web, Web Service, Software Reengineering

Dr. Asish Mukopadhyay
Geometric Optimization, applications of geometric algorithms, Geometric Compression, Surface Reconstruction, Applications in Computer Graphics

Dr. Alioune Ngom
Parallel/Distributed Methods in Computational Molecular Biology, Machine Learning Approaches to Bioinformatics. Application of Discrete Neural Network and Evolutionary Computing, Resource Optimization in Wireless Mobile Networks

Dr. Luis Rueda
Efficient Linear Dimensionality Reduction and Optimal Multi-dimensional Clustering

Dr. Saeed Samet
Privacy-Preserving Data Mining, Machine Learning, Big Data privacy, e-Health Security and Privacy, Health Informatics, Cryptography, Secure Multi-party Computation

Dr. Peter Tsin
Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Distributed/Parallel Computation, Graph Algorithms

Dr. Dan Wu
Uncertainty reasoning; Database Systems, Design and Implementation of a Relational Probabilistic Inference Engine for large and complex domain

Dr. Xiaobu Yuan (Acting Graduate Coordinator)
Software Engineering and Virtual Reality

 Research Areas for the PhD and MSc programs


  • Computational Geometry & Optimization
  • Distributed & Parallel Graph Algorithms
  • Self-stabilization Algorithms

Artificial Intelligence

  • Neural Networks, Optimization
  • Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning
  • Probabilistic Modeling Building
  • Gam AI, Computer Vision, Image Processing
  • Multi-Agent systems, Uncertain Reasoning
  • Natural Language Processing


  • Complex Biological Systems
  • Transcriptomics and Proteomics
  • Genomics and Interactomics

Health Informatics


  • Data Warehouses, Data Mining & Integration
  • Distributed Object-oriented Datasbases
  • Semantic Web
  • Intelligent Information Retrieval

Human/Computer Interactions

  • Virtual Reality, Multimedia Systems
  • Image Retrieval, Scene Reconstruction
  • Speech Recognition and Speech Web
  • Natural Language Parsing

Networking and Security

  • Optical Networks, Wireless Networking
  • Network Security and Privacy/Intrusion
  • Grids and Clouds
  • Detection Systems/Security of Social Networks

Software Engineering

  • Semantic Web and Web Engineering
  • Software Specification, Verification, and Testing