Staff

ProfileNameTitleEmail

Penni French

Academic Office CoordinatorMary.French@uvm.edu

 

Primary Appointments

ProfileName & TitleArea of ExpertiseEmail

Josh Bongard
Professor
Graduate Student Advisor

Evolutionary robotics, evolutionary computation, physical simulationjosh.bongard@uvm.edu

Nick Cheney
Assistant Professor
Graduate Student Advisor

Deep Reinforcement Learning, Evolutionary Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Artificial Life

ncheney@uvm.edu

Radhakrishna (Radha) Dasari
Lecturer

Programming in Python and MATLAB, Computer Vision,  Machine Learning and Education Technologies Radhakrishna.Dasari@uvm.edu

Lisa Dion
Lecturer

C++, Python, Java and Gitlisa.dion@uvm.edu

James Eddy
Lecturer

Cybersecurity and cryptography, embedded systems programming, and computer organization/architectureJames.Eddy@uvm.edu

Margaret (Maggie) Eppstein
Research Professor
Graduate Student Advisor

Complex systems modeling and analysis, including evolutionary and agent-based computing, artificial neural networks, complex networks, etc., with applications in a variety of biological, physical, technological, and social domainsmaggie.eppstein@uvm.edu

Robert Erickson
Senior Lecturer

Education in Computer Science, Online Learning, Web developmentrobert.erickson@uvm.edu

Laurent Hébert-Dufresne
Assistant Professor
Graduate Student Advisor

Complex Networks, Dynamics of Contagion, Network Comparison

Laurent.Hebert-Dufresne@uvm.edu

Jason Hibbeler
Professor of the Practice

Software engineering, mobile app development, operating systems, optimizationjason.hibbeler@uvm.edu

Jackie Horton
Senior Lecturer

Python & Javajackie.horton@uvm.edu

Joseph Near
Assistant Professor 
Graduate Student Advisor

Data privacy, security, programming languages, and
software engineering
jnear@uvm.edu

Byung S. Lee
Professor
Graduate Student Advisor

Database. Data mining, data stream, query processing, event processingbyung.lee@uvm.edu
Photo of Jeremiah OnaolapoJeremiah Onaolapo
Research Assistant Professor
Cybersecurity, Understanding Malicious Activity in Online Accounts, Honeypots, Social Network Securityjeremiah.onaolapo@uvm.edu
Kevin Plis
Lecturer
Computer Science EducationKevin.Plis@uvm.edu

Christian Skalka
Chair
Professor
Graduate Student Advisor

Design of programming languages, especially type disciplines, to support security and safety in programs; information systems combining embedded and mobile devices with machine learning data analysis, in diverse applications including snow hydrology and psychological scienceschristian.skalka@uvm.edu
Emma Tosch
Assistant Professor
Programming language design, experimental
design, explainability, computational social science methodology
Emma.Tosch@uvm.edu

Safwan Wshah
Assistant Professor
Graduate Student Advisor

Machine Learning, Image & Video Processing, Deep Learning, Pattern Recognition, Computer Vision, Document Imaging & Digital Signal Processing

Safwan.Wshah@uvm.edu

Jean-Gabriel Young
Research Assistant Professor
Statistical Inference, Data Science, Complex Networks, Complex SystemsJean-Gabriel.Young@uvm.edu

 

Secondary Appointments

ProfileName & HomepageArea of ExpertiseEmail

James Bagrow
Assistant Professor
Graduate Student Advisor

Complex Systems and Complex Networksjames.bagrow@uvm.edu
Brian Beckage

Brian Beckage
Professor
Graduate Student Advisor

Biocomplexity, computational models of ecosystems, population and community dynamics, effects of disturbances and climate change on biodiversityBrian.Beckage@uvm.edu

Chris Danforth
Associate Professor
Graduate Student Advisor

Chaos, Mathematical Modeling, Computational Methods, Numerical Weather Prediction, Complex Systems, Computational Social Sciencechris.danforth@uvm.edu

Peter Sheridan Dodds
Professor
Graduate Student Advisor

Complex systems and networks, contagion, sociotechnical phenomena, happiness, storiespeter.dodds@uvm.edu

Paul Hines
Associate Professor
Graduate Student Advisor

Electrical energy systems, cascading failure in power systems, complex networks and vulnerability, optimization, energy policypaul.hines@uvm.edu

Dawei Li
Assistant Professor
Graduate Student Advisor

Human genetics and genome research for disease gene identificationdawei.li@uvm.edu
Ryan McGinnis

Ryan McGinnis

Assistant Professor

 

Machine learning and signal processing as applied to analysis of human movement and physiological data collected from wearables and mobile health applications.Ryan.McGinnis@uvm.edu

Kurt Oughstun
Professor
Graduate Student Advisor

Electromagnetic and optical field theory, ultrawideband dispersive pulse propagation, linear and nonlinear optics, applied mathematicskurt.oughstun@uvm.edu

George Pinder
Professor
Graduate Student Advisor

Mathematic methods applied to groundwater hydrologygeorge.pinder@uvm.edu

Jody Prescott
Lecturer

Cyber leader ethical development; military ethics and international humanitarian law; gender, climate change and armed conflictJody.Prescott@uvm.edu

Michael Radermacher
Associate Professor
Graduate Student Advisor

Three-dimensional (3D) Reconstruction of Single Particles from Electron MicrographsMichael.Radermacher@uvm.edu

Donna Rizzo
Professor
Graduate Student Advisor

Development of new computational tools, including artificial neural networks, to improve the understanding of human induced changes on natural systems and the way we make decisions about natural resourcesdonna.rizzo@uvm.edu

Jun Yu
Professor
Graduate Student Advisor

Mathematical modeling, asymptotic and numerical analysis of differential equations, hydrodynamic stability, perturbation theory, biomedical mathematicsjun.yu@uvm.edu

Asim Zia
Professor
Graduate Student Advisor

Computational Policy Analysis, Decision Analysis, Complex Systems (in particular Agent Based Modeling, System Dynamic Modeling, Bayesian Network Modeling)asim.zia@uvm.edu

 

Adjunct Faculty

 Name & TitleArea of ExpertiseContact

John Cohn
Adjunct Professor

Microelectronics & STEM Education

johncohn@us.ibm.com
Don Gage
Adjunct Professor
Cybersecurity and medical image processing and analysishdonaldgage@gmail.com

 

Emeritus

 Name & TitleEducationEmail
Jeanne Douglas

Jeanne Douglas
Senior Lecturer Emeritus

M.S., University of Vermont

Jeanne.Douglas@uvm.edu

Jeffrey Dinitz
Professor Emeritus

Ph.D., The Ohio State Universityjeff.dinitz@uvm.edu
Alison Merel Pechenick
Senior Lecturer Emerita
M.S., University of VermontAlison.Pechenick@uvm.edu