Our Faculty & Research

Degree programs are taught primarily by Ph.D. faculty dedicated to teaching and research.

The research interests of the CIS faculty include artificial intelligence, complex systems, computational game theory, computer graphics, cybersecurity, data science/management, game design, graphical models, machine learning, multimedia, natural language processing, wearable sensing and health informatics, and software engineering. The research projects conducted by the CIS faculty have been sponsored by both federal funding agencies and industrial companies, including National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), US Department of State (DOS), IBM, HP, Ford Motor Company, Chrysler LLC/Brightstar Corp., TRW Automotive, Microsoft, Motorola, and Amazon. Several faculty members received NSF CAREER Awards. The CIS faculty has also actively served the research community via editorship in IEEE/ACM/Springer/Elsevier journals and leadership/membership of program/organizing committees for numerous technical conferences. 

Di Ma

Professor, Computer and Information Science; Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Research
Teaching Areas: Computer and Information Science , Cybersecurity and Information Assurance
Research Areas: Automotive Engineering , Computing and Networks , Cybersecurity

Brahim Medjahed

Professor, Computer and Information Science; Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education; Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Initiatives, Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor).
Teaching Areas: Computer and Information Science , Cybersecurity and Information Assurance , Data Science
Research Areas: Data Management , Data Science , Software Engineering

Qiang Zhu

Professor and Department Chair, William E. Stirton Professor, Computer and Information Science
Teaching Areas: Computer and Information Science , Data Science
Research Areas: Data Management , Data Mining , Data Science , Machine Learning, Optimization, and Intelligent Systems

Mohamed Abouelenien

Assistant Professor, Computer and Information Science
Teaching Areas: Computer and Information Science , Data Science
Research Areas: Data Science , Machine Learning, Optimization, and Intelligent Systems , Operations Research and Decision Science , Wearable Sensors

Raef Aidibi

Lecturer I, Computer and Information Science
Teaching Areas: Computer and Information Science , Cybersecurity and Information Assurance , Data Science , Software Engineering

Kiumi Akingbehin

Professor, Computer and Information Science
Teaching Areas: Computer and Information Science , Software Engineering
Research Areas: Computing and Networks , Software Engineering

Anys Bacha

Assistant Professor, Computer and Information Science
Teaching Areas: Computer and Information Science , Cybersecurity and Information Assurance
Research Areas: Computing and Networks , Cybersecurity

J.P. Baugh

Lecturer II, Computer and Information Science
Teaching Areas: Computer and Information Science , Software Engineering

Computer and Information Science

105 - Computer and Information Science Building
4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128
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Phone: 313-436-9145
Fax: 313-593-4256

Office Hours

Sunday: Closed
Monday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday: Closed