Faculty

Faculty (full-time)

Alipour-Fanid, Amir [Home Page]

Assistant Professor

  • PhD 2021, George Mason University

Specialties include Cybersecurity, Cyber-Physical Systems Security, 5G and IoT Security, Network Security, Machine Learning, and Data Science.

: Building 42 Room 112G | : 202.274.6548 | : amir.alipourfanid [at] udc.edu

Chen, Li [Home Page]

Professor

  • PhD 2001, University of Bedfordshire (U of Luton, Luton, UK)

Specialties include Image Processing, Object-Oriented Programming and Design, Algorithm Design and Complexity.

: Building 42 Room 112A | : 202.274.6301 | : lchenudc [at] udc.edu

Girma, Anteneh T.

Associate Professor

  • PhD, Howard University in Computer Science

Specialties include Cybersecurity and Information Assurance, Cloud Computing and Security, Digital Forensics, IOT Analytics and Security, Cryptography, Machine Learning, and Data Science.

: Building 42 Room 112E | : 202.274.5512 | : anteneh.girma [at] udc.edu

Jeong, Dong Hyun [Home Page]

Professor

  • PhD 2010, Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Specialties include HCI, Visualization, Visual Analytics, Cloud Computing, Network Security, and Data Science.

: Building 42 Room 113 A2 (in suite 112) | : 202.274.6292 | : djeong [at] udc.edu

Kacem, Thabet [Home Page]

Associate Professor

  • PhD 2016, George Mason University

Specialties include cyber-security, cyber-physical systems, software-defined radios/radars, security protocols, security requirements modelling and semantic technologies.

: Building 42 Room 112B | : 202.274.5809 | : thabet.kacem [at] udc.edu

Kim, Justin [Home Page]

Associate Professor

  • PhD 2013, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)

Specialties include distributed systems, software and hardware transactional memory, fault tolerance, wireless networking, and cross-layer optimization.

: Building 42 Room 112H | : 202.274.7455 | : junwhan.kim [at] udc.edu

Liang, Lily R. [Home Page]

Professor

  • PhD 2004, Computer Science and Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno

Specialties include Artificial Intelligence, Digital Image Processing, Fuzzy Systems, Biomedical Applications.

: Building 42 Room 112C | : 202.274.5086 | : lLiang [at] udc.edu

Amir, Uzma

Instructor

  • MS 2014, Computer Science, University of the District of Columbia
  • MS, Physics, University of Dhaka

Interest areas are robotics, STEM Program (Elementary through Undergraduate level)

: Building 42 Room 112G | : 202.274.6550 | : uzma.amir [at] udc.edu

Wellman, Briana L. [Home Page]

Associate Professor

  • PhD 2011, Computer Science, University of Alabama

Specialties include multi-robot systems and educational robotics.

: Building 42 Room 113A1 (in suite 112) | : 202.274.6695 | : briana.wellman [at] udc.edu

Yu, Byunggu [Home Page]

Professor

  • PhD 2000, Computer Science, Illinois Institute of Technology

Specialties include Database, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Bigtable, MapReduce, Sensor-network DB, Information Storage and Retrieval, Spatial Database, Spatio-Temporal Database, High-Dimensional Database, Indexing, Data Modeling, Operating Systems, Mobile Database, Informatics.

: Building 42, Room 112D | : 202.274.6289 | : byu [at] udc.edu

Zewdie, Temechu Girma

Assistant Professor

  • PhD 2022, Computer Science and Engineering, University of the District of Columbia

Specialties include include Cybersecurity and Information Assurance, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing and Security, IoT Analytics and Security, Database, Software Engineering.

: Building 42, Suite 112 | : 202.274.0000 | : temechu.zewdie [at] udc.edu

Faculty

Adjunct Professor

Belcher, Joel E.

  • 20 Years experience in software development
  • American University, Washington, D.C., MBA Finance
  • University of Maryland, College Park, MD., BS Finance

: Building 42 Suite 112 | : jbelcher [at] udc.edu

Besharatian, Hossein

  • Doctor of Science, George Washington University, Computer Science
  • Special Degree, (postgraduate degree) UCLA, Operation Research
  • Master of Science, UCLA, Electronic Circuits

: Building 42 Suite 112 | : hossein.besharatian [at] udc.edu

Hanney, Shaban

  • DA 1993, Information Technology, George Mason University

: Building 42 Suite 112 | : shaban.hanney [at] udc.edu

Hobbs, Reginald L.

  • PhD 2005, Georgia Institute of Technology

: Building 42 Suite 112 | : reginald.hobbs [at] udc.edu

Faculty

Faculty (Retried)

Barnett, David

Professor (Final Position Held)

  • PhD, Operations Research, University of California at Berkeley

Specialties include Network Fundamentals, Switching & Routing, Wireless Networking, Computer Organization, Data Stuctures & Algorithm Analysis.

Manning, LaVonne

Associate Professor (Final Position Held)

  • MS, Howard University

Interest areas are robotics, mobile applications, STEM educational initiatives, and OOP.

Finley, Gail

Associate Professor (Final Position Held)

  • MS 1961, Mathematics, Howard University

Interest areas are curriculum and education related to digital forensics, computer\network security (IA), and interdisciplinary computing courses.