Finalists

Department of Computer Science Finalists 

Two finalists have been named in the search for CCSE Department of Computer Science’s next Department Chair. Each candidate will visit the campus in March and give a presentation open to faculty, staff and students. The dates are listed below.

  • Dr. Scott King

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    Date: Monday, March 4 
    Time: 10:30-11:30AM
    Location: KSU Marietta Campus, Atrium Building, J-101

    Scott A. King received his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University in 2001 in Computer and Information Science.  He joined Otago University in Dunedin, New Zealand immediately after receiving his Ph.D. and was there for two and half years.  He then joined Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi as an Assistant Professor in 2004 and has been there since.  He is currently the Chair of the Department of Computing Sciences.  His expertise is in Computer Graphics, Visualization, and HCI.  He has recently been working on autonomous vehicles and smart environments.  He is a member of IEEE and ACM. 

  • Dr. Coskun Cetinkaya

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    Date: Wednesday, March 6
    Time: 10:30-11:30AM
    Location: KSU Marietta Campus, Atrium Building, J-101

    Dr. Coskun Cetinkaya is a full professor in the Department of Engineering at the College of Engineering at SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Utica, NY. He received his Ph.D. in ECE from Rice University in 2003. Dr. Cetinkaya worked as an Assistant Professor at Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, from 2002 to 2008. Dr. Cetinkaya also worked as the Dean of Academics at North American University (NAU), Houston, TX, which is a private, not-for-profit university, from 2008 to 2013. At NAU, he leaded the curriculum development of three bachelor science programs, Business Administration, Computer Science, and Interdisciplinary Studies in Education, and the approval of degree granting authorization for bachelor degrees from Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and institutional accreditation. In August 2013, Dr. Cetinkaya joined SUNY Poly as an associate professor. In September 2016, Dr. Cetinkaya was promoted to professor. Dr. Cetinkaya’s research interests are computer networks, wireless ad hoc and mesh networks, and network security. Over his 16 years of his academic career, Dr. Cetinkaya received more than $600,000 research grants from NSF, Army Research Office, and the Department of Energy. Dr. Cetinkaya teaches, Digital logic, microprocessor, computer architecture, and computer networks.


 

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