Computer Science and Software Engineering Faculty and Staff

Lisa Landgraf

Lisa Landgraf, PhD
Professor, Department Chair and CS Program Coordinator

208 Ullrich Hall
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608.342.6064
landgraf@uwplatt.edu

Biography

Dr. Landgraf earned her PhD in Information Systems from Nova Southeastern University, her Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Iowa, and her Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Iowa State University.

Prior to teaching, Dr. Landgraf worked in industry for fifteen years. Her experiences provide practical application to many of the topics taught. She has taught in both private and state institutions. Her research interests include systems analysis and design, web design, information policy, and technology and education.
Lily Chang

Lily Chang, PhD
Associate Professor, SE Program Coordinator

223 Ullrich Hall
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608.342.1557
changl@uwplatt.edu

Biography

Dr. Chang earned her PhD in Computer Science from Florida International University and her Master of Science in Computer Science from New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Dr. Chang's primary research area involves software engineering, specifically model-oriented formal methods. Her research interests also include database management systems and data management technology. She has authored several journal papers and reputable conference papers in the area of software engineering.

She is a member of the American Society for Engineering Education and Association for Computing Machinery.
Kelly Shea

Kelly Shea
Academic Department Assistant

209 Ullrich Hall
608.342.1625
sheake@uwplatt.edu

Biography

Kelly Shea earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Management from UW-Platteville. She previously managed and operated the UW-Platteville Pioneer Restore.  She was born and raised in Platteville, Wisconsin.  Her Mom and Grandpa both retired from UW-Platteville and it has been a lifelong dream of hers to follow in their footsteps. 

Kelly is an active member of the University Staff Senate and is "Safe Zone" trained. She enjoys volunteering on and off campus and loves spending time with her family and friends.

 

 

Suboh Alkhushayni

Suboh Alkhushayni, PhD
Assistant Professor

215 Ullrich Hall
Office Hours:
608.342.3985
alkhushaynis@uwplatt.edu

Biography

Dr. Alkhushayni earned his PhD and Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He earned his Master of Science in Information Technology from the University of Utara Malaysia and his Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from Al-Hussein Bin Talal University.

Dr. Alkhushayni's research areas include mobile computing and mobile health design (mHealth design), cloud computing, and human computer interaction. His previous research focused on networking and security. More recently he has been working on exploring methods for improving the consistency of usage of Android mobile health tracking software for caregivers of the elderly with multiple chronic conditions by creating designs that explicitly address the context and motivations of caregivers.

He is a member of Decision Making and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, which focuses on biomedical and health informatics research.
Donna Gavin

Donna Gavin
Senior Lecturer

222 Ullrich Hall
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608.342.1966
gavind@uwplatt.edu

Biography

Donna Gavin earned her Master of Science in Computer Information Systems from Nova Southeastern University in Florida and her Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from St. Xavier University in Chicago.

Gavin has developed custom databases and Excel spreadsheets for departments on campus and local companies, along with developing websites for local companies. In addition to teaching at UW-Platteville she also is a scorer for the Computer Science AP exam.
Gary Lindahl

Gary Lindahl
Lecturer

215 Ullrich Hall
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608.342.3987
lindahlg@uwplatt.edu

Biography

Gary Lindahl earned his Master of Fine Arts in Electronic Visualization from the University of Illinois at Chicago and his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Fine Arts from Mankato State University.

Lindahl has been involved in supporting research and integrating applications and technologies for high-end visualization solutions such as virtual reality display systems. More recently, he has been involved with developing and supporting websites.
Anand Richard

Anand Richard, PhD
Assistant Professor

224 Ullrich Hall
Office Hours:
608.342.1969
richardana@uwplatt.edu

Biography

Dr. Richard earned his PhD in Technology Management and his Master of Science in Electronics and Computer Technology from Indiana State University. His Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communication Engineering is from the Institution of Electrical Engineers (India). He also has a Bachelor of Science in Physics and a Master of Business Administration from Loyola College (Chennai, India).

Dr.Richard is an embedded systems software professional and entered academia after a 20-year stint in industry that included 10 years in Silicon Valley (1994-2004). His work at Intel’s networking division building Gigabit Routers involved contributions to the IEEE 802.1 working group to help write the 802.1Q and 802.1S specifications.

His research interests include embedded systems and industrial network protocols like DNP3.
Yan Shi

Yan Shi, PhD
Associate Professor

210 Ullrich Hall
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608.342.1512
shiy@uwplatt.edu

Biography

Dr. Shi earned her PhD in Computer Science and Master of Science in Software Engineering from the University of Texas at Dallas. She earned her Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics and her Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Science and Technology in Beijing.

Dr. Shi's research interests focus on data engineering, software verification, smart fault localization and machine learning. She has published her research in reputable journals and conferences such as IEEE Transaction on Mobile Computing and INFOCOM. She also serves as a peer referee for journals and conferences.

She is a member of ACM, IEEE and ISCA (International Society of Computers and their Applications). She serves as the program chair of the ISCA International Conference on Software Engineering and Data Engineering (SEDE) and on the Board of Directors of ISCA.
Baozhong Tian

Baozhong Tian, PhD
Assistant Professor

212 Ullrich Hall
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608.342.1401
tianb@uwplatt.edu

Biography

Dr. Tian earned his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Western Ontario in Canada, his Master of Science in Acoustics Science from Peking University, and his Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Electronics & Information Engineering) from Hauzhong University of Science & Technology in China.

Dr. Tian's research interest lies mainly in image processing areas such as computer vision techniques including moving objects tracking, optical flow computation, and 3D scene reconstruction. He has published a series of peer-reviewed papers on 3D reconstruction algorithm analysis, comparison and applications.

He is actively involved with undergraduate students in research projects, such as advising students to use state-of-the-art computer vision software libraries to build human tracking surveillance systems. Different algorithms have been tested in various surveillance environments. He also supervises graduate students on developing eye detection and tracking algorithms.

Dr. Tian's industry experience includes work for IBM, Computer Mind, and I3DVR International Ltd. His work proved him to be an excellent problem solver and researcher in business. He has participated in many IT and e-commerce projects as well as human tracking projects in commercial video surveillance systems.

Dr. Tian's electronics and acoustics science background makes him capable of many additional research areas such as acoustics design, ultrasound detection and measurement, and more industrial research and applications.
Qi Yang

Qi Yang, PhD
Professor and Program Coordinator (Masters)

213 Ullrich Hall
Office Hours:
608.342.1418
yangq@uwplatt.edu

Biography

Dr. Yang earned his PhD and Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago and his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Sichuan University in China.

Dr. Yang's research focus has been algorithms, data mining, distributed computing, and fuzzy database.
Songqing Yue

Songqing (Joshua) Yue, PhD
Assistant Professor

211 Ullrich Hall
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608.342.3984
yues@uwplatt.edu

Biography

Dr. Yue earned his PhD and Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Alabama.

Dr. Yue's research interests include software engineering with a special focus on program transformation systems and domain-specific languages (DSLs). He also has interests in high performance computing (HPC) and network security. His research is focused on program transformation techniques applied to languages widely used in HPC. The goal is to address a number of challenges in developing and maintaining HPC.

He has several years of software development experience in the industry and worked as an assistant professor at the University of Central Missouri prior to joining UW-Platteville.

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