Fall 2016 New Faculty

Posted on 2016-08-09

The Department is welcoming three new faculty members for the Fall 2016 semester.

Nirman Kumar Thomas Watson Fatih Sen

Dr. Nirman Kumar (above left) joins us as an Assistant Professor. Prof. Kumar completed his Ph.D. in 2014 at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and he was afterwards a postdoctoral research scholar in the Center for Geometric Computing at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His research interests are broadly in algorithms and computational geometry.

Dr. Thomas Watson (above center) is also joining us as an Assistant Professor. Prof. Watson completed his Ph.D. in 2013 from the University of California, Berkeley, and he has since been a postdoctoral research scholar at the University of Toronto. He brings his expertise in computational complexity theory and theoretical computer science in general.

Dr. Fatih Sen (above right) joins us as an Instructor. Dr. Sen holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Arkansas, Little Rock, and he has worked as a biomedical informaticist at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis.