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CCI Welcomes New Faculty

 

“Drexel University’s College of Computing & Informatics (CCI), USA, warmly welcomes the following new faculty members:
M. Brian Blake, PhD
Drexel University Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs M. Brian Blake, PhD joined CCI faculty this summer as Distinguished Professor of Systems and Software Engineering in CCI’s Department of Computer Science.
Mark Boady
Mark Boady joins CCI faculty this fall as assistant teaching professor. His interests include computer algebra, specifically how to automate complex symbolic calculations, and how computer algebra systems can be used to enhance learning.
Matthew Burlick, PhD
Matthew Burlick, PhD joins CCI faculty this fall as assistant teaching professor. His research interests include topics in image processing, machine learning, real-time video tracking, object detection and classification, statistics/probability, and acoustics.
Colin Gordon, PhD
Colin Gordon, PhD joins CCI faculty this fall as assistant professor. His interests include finding new ways to improve software reliability, especially providing strong static guarantees about program behavior, for concurrent and systems-level code.
John D’Ignazio, PhD
John D’Ignazio, PhD joined CCI faculty this summer as assistant professor. D’Ignazio has explored a variety of disciplines to understand and develop human interaction with complex information systems and abstract information domains.
Alex Poole, PhD
Alex Poole, PhD joins CCI faculty this fall as assistant professor. His research interests center on digital curation, digital humanities, pedagogy, diversity and inclusivity in the LIS profession, and all matters archival.
The College’s Department of Computer Science (CS) also welcomes Marcello Balduccini, PhD and Gaurav Naik in their new roles as CS faculty. Balduccini’s fundamental research interests are focused on knowledge representation and reasoning, including ontologies, agent architectures, commonsense, natural language understanding, and constraint satisfaction. Naik’s research interests include computer network security, and the research and development of next generation Internet architectures and services.”
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