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Name
Position
  • Rebecca Rutherfoord

    Rebecca Rutherfoord Department Chair of IT

    rutherfoordPosition:
    Department Chair of IT

    Phone: (470) 578-7399
    Email: brutherf@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 393


    Research Interests: IT Pedagogy, Adult Learners, and team formation using personality inventories.

     

    Faculty Web Page

  • Lei Li

    Lei Li Professor &MSIT Coordinator

    lei liPosition:
    Professor &MSIT Coordinator

    Phone: (470) 578-3915
    Email: lli13@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 364


    Research Interests: Social Media Data Analytics, Information Security, Web Information Management, IT Education

    Faculty Web Page

  • Hossain Shahriar

    Hossain Shahriar Associate Professor & BSIT/BASIT Program Coordinator

    Hossain Shahriar headshotPosition:
    Associate Professor & BSIT/BASIT Program Coordinator

    Phone: (470) 578-3866
    Email: hshahria@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 336


    Research Interests: Mobile Application, Blockchain Application, Health Informatics and IT Education

     

    Faculty Web Page

  • Devin Witt

    Devin Witt Office Manager

    Devin WittPosition:
    Office Manager

    Phone: (470) 578-3803
    Email: dwitt8@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 393


     

     

     

  • William Forsyth

    William Forsyth Limited Term Instructor

    BillPosition:
    Limited Term Instructor

    Phone: (470) 578-2795
    Email: wforsyt2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 366


     

     

    Faculty Web Page

  • R Halstead-Nussloch

    R Halstead-Nussloch Professor

    rich hnPosition:
    Professor

    Phone: (470) 578-5509
    Email: rhalstea@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 361


    Research Interests:  Industry, education, non-profits and government, quality, business processes, project management, cultural change, ergonomics, IT, digital identity and security and all aspects of managing continuous improvement.

     

    Faculty Web Page

  • Jamie Jamison

    Jamie Jamison Lecturer of Information Technology

    jamie jamison headshotPosition:
    Lecturer of Information Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-4275
    Email: jjamiso9@kennesaw.edu
    Location: R2 301


     
  • Linh Le

    Linh Le Assistant Professor

    Linh Le Headshot Position:
    Assistant Professor

    Phone: (470) 578-4311
    Email: lle13@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 339


    Research Interests:  Deep Learning and Machine Learning, particularly, designing new techniques and applying them to solve critical problems.

     

     

  • Zhigang Li

    Zhigang Li Assistant Professor

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    Assistant Professor

    Phone: (470) 578-4481
    Email: zli8@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 378A


    Research Interests: Learning Technologies and STEM Education, which include but are not limited to the discovery, development, and advancement of technologies that can transform learning and the development of new teaching methods that can take advantage of innovative technologies to provide students with an enhanced learning experience.

     

    Faculty Web Page

  • Darin Morrow

    Darin Morrow Senior Lecturer

    Position:
    Senior Lecturer

    Phone: (470) 578-6005
    Email: dmorro21@kennesaw.edu
    Location: R2 328


     
  • Svetlana Peltsverger

    Svetlana Peltsverger Associate Dean of the College of Computing and Software Engineering

    SvetlanaPosition:
    Associate Dean of the College of Computing and Software Engineering

    Phone: (470) 578-3813
    Email: speltsve@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 378C


    Research Interests: Security, Databases, Distributed computing and Privacy

     

    Faculty Web Page

  • Seyedamin Pouriyeh

    Seyedamin Pouriyeh Assistant Professor

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    Assistant Professor

    Phone: (470) 578-6109
    Email: spouriye@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 391


    Research Interests: Machine Learning and Cybersecurity.

     

    Faculty Web Page

  • Donald Privitera

    Donald Privitera Lecturer of Information Technology

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    Lecturer of Information Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-6099
    Email: dprivit2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: R2 332


     
  • Foster Scotland

    Foster Scotland Lecturer of Information Technology

    Position:
    Lecturer of Information Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-3902
    Email: fscotlan@kennesaw.edu
    Location: R2 330


     
  • Dawn Tatum

    Dawn Tatum Lecturer & CCSE Industry Liasion

    dawnPosition:
    Lecturer & CCSE Industry Liasion

    Phone: (470) 578-3797
    Email: dtatum7@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 358


    Areas of Expertise: Computer Programming, Software Engineering, Project Management, Leadership, Networking, Information Security and Ethics.

     

    Faculty Web Page

  • Shirley Tian

    Shirley Tian Assistant Professor

    Xin Position:
    Assistant Professor

    Phone: (470) 578-5168
    Email: xtian2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 378B


    Research Interests:  Social Media Snalytics and Cybersecurity

     

    Faculty Web Page

  • Maria Valero de Clemente

    Maria Valero de Clemente Assistant Professor

    Maria Valero de ClementePosition:
    Assistant Professor

    Phone: (470) 578-4552
    Email: mvalero2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 312


    Research Interests: IoT for smarth healthcare, distributed computing, signal processing, wireless sensor networks, and cyber-physical systems

     

    Faculty Web

  • Richard Windland

    Richard Windland Limited Term Instructor

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    Limited Term Instructor

    Phone: (470) 578-6137
    Email: rwindlan@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 342


     
  • Ying Xie

    Ying Xie Professor

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    Professor

    Phone: (470) 578-2143
    Email: yxie2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 360


    Research Interests: Machine Learning, IoT, Big Data, Healthcare Informatics, and FinTech.

     

    Faculty Web Page

  • Ming Yang

    Ming Yang Professor

    ming yangPosition:
    Professor

    Phone: (470) 578-3809
    Email: myang8@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 363


    Research Interests: H.265/HEVC Video Compression, Multimedia Communication, Computer Vision, and Information Security

     

    Faculty Web Page

  • Chi Zhang

    Chi Zhang Associate Professor of IT & University Ombuds

    Chi Zhang HeadshotPosition:
    Associate Professor of IT & University Ombuds

    Phone: (470) 578-3796
    Email: czhang4@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 371B


    Research Interests: Health Informatics, Health Analytics, Game-Based Learning, and STEM and IT education

     

    Faculty Web Page

  • Liang Zhao

    Liang Zhao Assistant Professor

    Header holderPosition:
    Assistant Professor

    Phone: (470) 578-4902
    Email: lzhao10@kennesaw.edu
    Location: R2 302


    Research Interests: Cyber Security, Big Data Computing & Analytics, and Machine Learning.

     

     

  • Jack Zheng

    Jack Zheng Associate Professor

    jack zhengPosition:
    Associate Professor

    Phone: (470) 578-5036
    Email: gzheng@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 383


    Research Interests: Business Intelligence, Data Visualization, Mobile/Web Applications, User Interface Design

Part Time Faculty

Name
Position
  • Bob Brown

    Bob Brown Senior Lecturer (Retired) & Community Outreach Coordinator

    Bob BrownPosition:
    Senior Lecturer (Retired) & Community Outreach Coordinator

    Phone: (470) 578-7505
    Email: rbrow211@kennesaw.edu
    Location: Marietta


    Dr. Brown taught computer science and information technology beginning in 1996. He retired from his teaching duties in 2017 and is now working with the College of Computing and Software Engineering on outreach to schools in the area. Research interests include computer security, cellular automata, and the use of technology in teaching.

     

    Faculty Web Page

  • Lynda Brown

    Lynda Brown Adjunct Faculty

    Position:
    Adjunct Faculty

    Phone: (470) 578-3803
    Email: lbrown72@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 393


     
  • Cole Edgar

    Cole Edgar Adjunct Faculty

    Position:
    Adjunct Faculty

    Phone: (470) 578-3803
    Email: cedgar2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 393


     
  • Jonathan Hogarth

    Jonathan Hogarth Adjunct Faculty

    Position:
    Adjunct Faculty

    Phone: (470) 578-3803
    Email: jhogarth@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 393


     
  • Gennadiy Kemelmakher

    Gennadiy Kemelmakher Adjunct Faculty

    Position:
    Adjunct Faculty

    Phone: (470) 578-3803
    Email: gkemelma@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 393


     
  • James Kollie

    James Kollie Adjunct Faculty

    Position:
    Adjunct Faculty

    Phone: (470) 578-3803
    Email: jkollie@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 393


     
  • Kam Fui Lau

    Kam Fui Lau Adjunct Faculty

    Position:
    Adjunct Faculty

    Phone: (470) 578-3803
    Email: klau@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 393


     
  • Trevor Lewis

    Trevor Lewis Adjunct Faculty

    Position:
    Adjunct Faculty

    Phone: (470) 578-3803
    Email: tlewis32@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 393


     
  • Stevie Prettyman

    Stevie Prettyman Adjunct Faculty

    Position:
    Adjunct Faculty

    Phone: (470) 578-3803
    Email: sprettym@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 393


     
  • Sailaja Pydimarri

    Sailaja Pydimarri Adjunct Faculty

    Position:
    Adjunct Faculty

    Phone: (470) 578-3803
    Email: spydimar@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 393


     
  • Diana Rabah

    Diana Rabah Adjunct Faculty

    Position:
    Adjunct Faculty

    Phone: (470) 578-3879
    Email: drabah@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 340


     
  • Foster Scotland

    Foster Scotland Adjunct Faculty

    Position:
    Adjunct Faculty

    Phone: (470) 578-3902
    Email: fscotlan@kennesaw.edu
    Location: R2 330


     
  • Brichaya Shah

    Brichaya Shah Adjunct Faculty

    Position:
    Adjunct Faculty

    Phone: (470) 578-7550
    Email: bshah4@kennesaw.edu
    Location: House 3203 - 116


     
  • Vadim Stanovski

    Vadim Stanovski Adjunct Faculty

    Position:
    Adjunct Faculty

    Phone: (470) 578-3803
    Email: vstanovs@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 393


     
  • Nivedita Talole

    Nivedita Talole Adjunct Faculty

    Position:
    Adjunct Faculty

    Phone: (470) 578-3803
    Email: ntalole@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 393


     

 

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