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CS@RIT Welcomes New Faculty

CS@RIT Welcomes New Faculty

 

The Computer Science department is happy to announce the following new faculty in the Fall of 2018. 

 

Taejoong Chung joins as an Assistant Professor.  He received his PhD from Seoul National University in 2016 and comes to us from Northeastern University where he spent two years as a postdoc.  His research interests include Internet Security, Privacy Implications, Data Science through Data Driven approaches.   His teaching will focus on Computer Networks.

 

Michael Mior joins as an Assistant Professor.  He received his PhD from University of Waterloo in 2018.  His research interests include Performance and Usability of Modern data processing systems and will be teaching courses in Data Science.

 

Alex Ororbia joins as an Assistant Professor.  He received his PhD from Pennsylvania State University in 2018.  His research interests include Machine Learning; Cognitive Science and Neuroscience  and will be teaching courses in Machine Learning and Intelligent Systems.

 

Mustafa Rafique joins as an Assistant Professor.  He received his PhD from Virginia Tech in 2015 and comes to us after spending 3 years at IBM Research in Ireland.  His research interests include Cloud Computing, Distributed and Parallel Systems.   His teaching will focus on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Cloud Computing.

 

Monika Polak joins us as a Lecturer.  She received her PhD from the Marie Curie-Sklodowska University in Poland.  Her research interests include Multivariate Cryptography and she will be teaching introductory CS courses as well as advanced courses in Cryptography.

 

Bryan Passino joins us as a Visiting Lecturer.  He received his MS in Computer Science from RIT and has most recent worked at Harris Corporation in Rochester.   He will be teaching bridge courses in the Graduate Program.

 

A warm welcome to all.