DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE
The University bestows the designation "Graduate Faculty" upon faculty following review
of their credentials and recommendation by their colleagues. The University maintains
six levels of graduate faculty: (1) Full, (2) Associate, (3) Adjunct, (4) Adjunct
Research Co-Mentor, (5) Affiliate, and (6) Adjunct Teaching.
Only Full graduate faculty members may chair doctoral committees. Adjunct Research
Co-Mentor members may serve as co-chair of a master's or doctoral committee. Full
or Associate graduate faculty may chair master's committees. Only one adjunct or affiliate
graduate faculty member may serve as a voting member on any master's or doctoral committee.
Teaching adjunct members may not serve on graduate committees.
DIPANKAR DASGUPTA, Professor, PhD (1994), The University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom 
SANTOSH KUMAR, Associate Professor, PhD (2006), The Ohio State University 
KING-IP LIN, Associate Professor, PhD (1996), The University of Maryland-College Park 
VINHTHUY PHAN, Associate Professor, PhD (2003), State University of New York at Stony Brook 
VASILE RUS, Associate Professor, PhD (2002), Southern Methodist University 
SAJJAN G. SHIVA, Professor, PhD (1975), Auburn University 
LAN WANG, Associate Professor, PhD (2004), The University of California at Los Angeles 
QISHI WU, Associate Professor, PhD (2003), Louisiana State University 
MARC FISHER, Visiting Assistant, PhD (2008), University of Nebraska-Lincoln 
SCOTT D. FLEMING, Assistant Professor, PhD (2009), Michigan State University 
TIMOTHY W. HNAT, Assistant Professor, PhD (2011), University of Virginia 
HONGJUN SONG, PhD (1998), The University of Memphis 
LINDA B. SHERRELL, PhD (1995), Louisiana State University 
NOTE: Expiration date of graduate faculty membership is indicated in brackets.