Department of Computer Science and Information Technology

Faculty and Staff

Contact us

Cliff Moran
cdmoran@stcloudstate.edu
(320) 308-4966

Engineering and Computing Center 139
St. Cloud State University
720 Fourth Ave. S
St. Cloud, MN  55301-4498

Faculty

Ramnath Sarnath

Ramnath Sarnath

Chairperson
Professor of Computer Science
Ph.D. 1994, State University of New York at Buffalo

Interests: algorithm analysis and design, data-structures, computational geometry and object-oriented software design
Omar Al-Azzam

Omar Al-Azzam

Assistant Professor of Software Engineering and Computer Science
Ph.D. 2012, North Dakota State University

Interests: big-data analytics, bioinformatics, data mining
Andrew A. Anda

Andrew A. Anda

Professor of Computer Science
Ph.D. 1995, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

(320) 308-2044 | ECC 223
aanda@stcloudstate.edu
Interests: High-performance scientific computing, Computing Ethics
Theresia Fisher

Theresia Fisher

Associate Professor of Computer Science
M.S. 1985, North Dakota State University

(320) 308-4971 | ECC 258
tgfisher@stcloudstate.edu
Interests: computer ethics, software engineering, artificial life
Tirthankar Ghosh

Tirthankar Ghosh

Professor of Information Technology Security
Ph.D. 2005, Florida International University

(320) 308-2213 | ECC 249
tghosh@stcloudstate.edu
Interests: wireless network security, ad-hoc networks, BGP security, trust modeling, secure routing
Donald O. Hamnes

Donald O. Hamnes

Professor of Computer Science
Ph.D. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Interests: distributed systems, operating systems
Jayantha Herath

Jayantha Herath

Professor of Computer Science
Ph.D. 1988, Keio University (Japan)

Interests: computer architecture, distributed and parallel computing
Bryant A. Julstrom

Bryant A. Julstrom

Professor of Computer Science
Ph.D. 1987, University of Iowa

Interests: genetic algorithms, evolutionary computation, particularly representations and operators in evolutionary algorithms for combinatorial problems

Ezzat Kirmani

Professor of Information Technology Security
Ph.D. Illinois Institute of Technology

(320) 308-3071 | ECC 147
ekirmani@stcloudstate.edu
Interests: computer networks, security, dependability, performability, performance evaluation; fault management, network management, modeling, and cluster computing
Jie H. Meichsner

Jie H. Meichsner

Professor of Computer Science
Ph.D. 1996, Tohoku University (Japan)

Interests: neural computation, parallel computing
Mehdi Mekni

Mehdi Mekni

Assistant Professor of Software Engineering
Ph.D. 2010, Laval University Canada

Interests: spatial modelling and simulation using artificial intelligence and visualization techniques
Amos O. Olagunju

Amos O. Olagunju

Professor of Information Technology Security
Ph.D. 1987, University of North Carolina - Greensboro

Sister Del Marie Rysavy

Sister Del Marie Rysavy

Professor of Information Technology Security
Ph.D. 1991, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Interests: databases, use of technology in learning
Alek Tomovic

Alek Tomovic

Adjunct Professor of Computer Science
MSc. 2014, St. Cloud State University

Interests: robotics, visualization

Staff

Chris J. Fandel

Chris J. Fandel

Computer Technician

(320) 308-6099 | ECC 102B
cjfandel@stcloudstate.edu
Cliff Moran

Cliff Moran

Office Administrator

(320) 308-4966 | ECC 139
cdmoran@stcloudstate.edu