School of Information Sciences

Current PhD Students: IST | LIS | TELE

Information Science and Technology

Alawya Alawami

Arabic NLP; Sentiment Analysis; Data mining; Online communities

Shadi Al-Khateeb

Shadi Al-Khateeb

Heterogeneous information integration and data fusion; Parallel and distributed computing; Computer networks​

Dmitriy Babichenko

Dmitriy Babichenko

Decision support in medical diagnostic systems; Educational simulations/serious games

Nuray Baltaci Akhuseyinoglu

Jordan Barria-Pineda

Kim Chau

Intelligent tutoring systems; personalized e-learning; educational data mining; user modeling; and information retrieval

Shih-Yi (James) Chien

Human-robot interaction and trust in autonomy

Sara Daraei

Social computing; online communities; health informatics; and crowdsourcing

William Garrard

William Garrard

HCI; Web usability for individuals with cognitive disabilities

Pedram Gharani

Pedram Gharani

Geoinformatics; ​Location Based Services; Image Processing and Computer Vision; Spatial Statistics

Julio Guerra

Julio Guerra Hollstein

Educational technologies; Adaptive educational systems; Educational data mining; Learning analytics and visualization; Open student modeling

Qiulei Guo

Qiulei Guo

Big Data; Spatial-Temporal Data Mining

Hadi Hajari

Spatial databases; spatio-temporal data mining; GIS; and natural language processing

Saeed Haji Seyed Javadi

Social network analysis; spatial-temporal data mining; data visualization; and machine learning

Shuguang Han

Shuguang Han

Information Retrieval with Implicit feedbacks; Recommender System; People Search; Collaborative Web Search

Mahdi Hashemi

Mahdi Hashemi

Spatial Data Engineering; Machine Learning

Lei Jin

Online Social Networks; Location-based Social Networks; Usable Privacy and Security; Mobile, pervasive and ubiquitous computing; Access Control Models; Trust Management; Web Security

Leila Karimi

Leila Karimi

Information Assurance;Information Security;Access Control;Privacy

Marcin Kozniewski

Bayesian networks; decision support systems; machine learning; and ensemble learning

Jidapa Kraisangka

Jidapa Kraisangka

Data analysis and Data Mining; Clinical Decision Support System; Data Visualization

Ang Li

Online communities and social computing

Di Lu

Di Lu

Social Computing; Online Communities; Health Informatics; Crowdsourcing; Local Information System

Rui Meng

Rui Meng

Natural Language Processing; Data Mining; Information Retrieval

Yue Qin

Fatimah Radwan

Semantic data management; Reliability and quality assessment in heterogeneous environments; Data integration and fusion; Large scale data management and analytics; Network analysis

Monir H Sharker

Monir H. Sharker

Spatio-Temporal Big Data Analytics; Machine Learning and Data Mining; Algorithm design and analysis; HPC; Cloud Computing

Xian Teng

Anomaly detection; social network analysis; data science; and network science

Chun Hua Tsai

Data mining; data visualization; link prediction for social networks; social media analysis; and recommender systems

Tiantong Wang

Xidao Wen

Xidao Wen

Data Science; Recommendation System; Social Network Analysis

Jinlai Xu

Jinlai Xu

Distributed System; Cloud Computing

Jiawei Xu

Runhua Xu

Runhua Xu

Data security; Access control; Privacy

Fan Yang

Databases; data mangement and integration; and data fusion

Danchen Zhang

Danchen Zhang

Information Retrieval; Expert finding; Exploratory search; Relevance feedback; Hash indexing

Sanqiang Zhao

Sanqiang Zhao

Information Retrieval; Recommender System; Natural Language Processing; Data Mining; Machine Learning

Library and Information Science

Jessica Benner

Wayfinding services; collaborative mapping; physical and web accessibility; information organization

Yu Chi

Yu Chi

Information seeking behavior; Exploratory search; Web analytics

Ashleigh Faith

Taxonomy/ontology creation and management (including multilingual); Natural Language Processing (NLP), linguistics, automated classification/ tagging; Interoperability, linked data, semantic web

Chelsea Gunn

Chelsea Gunn

Archives and collective memory; critical computing; diaries and personal record-keeping practices; digital humanities; digital preservation

S. E. Hackney

Digital humanities; replication of identity through documentation and best practices; online communities; knowledge creation; and pseudo-academic communities

Wei Jeng

Research data sharing; Scholarly collaboration on social media; Academic social networking

James King

James King

Archives and issues of memory and social justice; Archives and oral history; Information ethics

Zoe Pickard

Aisling Quigley

Aisling Quigley

Digital Humanities; mobile technologies within museums; narrative construction in exhibition structure

Michael Widdersheim

Interdisciplinary approaches to LIS using innovative research design

Fanghui (Sunny) Xiao

Information seeking; problem solving; knowledge management; and data management

 

Telecommunications and Networking

Ayman Abdel-Hamid

Ayman Abdel-Hamid

Wireless Network Virtualization; Dynamic Spectrum Access; Spectrum Fungibility

Abdulaziz Alashaikh

Communications Networks Design; Multilayer Networks Design; Survivability; and Resiliency in Networks

Khalid Alkobayer

Khalid Alkobayer

Smart Grid communication; Reliability and survivability

Abdulaziz Alqahtani

Usman Anjum

Pedro Bustamante

 

Marcela Gomez

Marcela Gomez

Spectrum sharing and trading; secondary spectrum markets; wireless network and resource virtualization; policy and xconomics of telecommunications; and governance methods for spectrum sharing

Maryam Karimi

Software Defined Networks; Wireless Networks; Network Security; Artificial Intelligence; and Machine Learning

Chao Li

Data security and privacy; location privacy; IoT privacy; social network privacy; and differential privacy

Xin Liu

 

Ce Liu

Xiao Ma

Amer Malki

Wireless Networks; Dynamic Spectrum Access (DSA); Policy enforcement and Economics of Spectrum in the Telecommunication industry

Juamarro Stephanie Rose

Alekhya Velagapudi

Xerandy Xerandy

Qun Yu

 

 

 

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