Information Science Faculty




Agosto, Denise

Professor and Director of the MS in Information Program

Information behavior, public libraries, social networks, gender, children, and teens

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An, Yuan

Associate Professor and Director of International Programs

Conceptual modeling, schema and ontology mapping, information integration, knowledge representation, requirements engineering, healthcare information systems, semantic web

Ellen Bass
Bass, Ellen

Interim Senior Associate Dean for Research & Professor

Human-centered design, human-computer interaction, human factors, human performance modeling , judgment and decision making, medical informatics, systems engineering

Andrew Calhoun
Calhoun, Andrew

Assistant Teaching Professor

Social engineering, ethical hacking, information assurance, business continuity & disaster recovery planning, advanced persistent threats, and vulnerability assessments

Chris Carroll
Carroll, Chris

Associate Teaching Professor and BSCST Program Director

Cloud computing, server virtualization, cybersecurity curriculum, ethical hacking, cryptography and designing secure networks

Chaomei Chen
Chen, Chaomei


Information visualization, visual analytics, knowledge domain visualization, network analysis and modeling, scientific discovery, science mapping, scientometrics, citation analysis, human-computer interaction

Michael Chu
Chu, Michael

Associate Teaching Professor

System, server, computer networking and design; IT Infrastructure; information technology management and security; Web system programming; database and mobile application development

Andrea Forte
Forte, Andrea

Professor and Department Head, Information Science

Social computing, human-computer interaction, computer-supported cooperative work, computer-supported collaborative learning, information literacy

Tim Gorichanaz
Gorichanaz, Tim

Assistant Teaching Professor

Jane Greenberg
Greenberg, Jane

Alice B. Kroeger Professor and Director, Metadata Research Center

Metadata, ontological engineering, data science, knowledge organization, information retrieval

Peter Grillo
Grillo, Peter

Teaching Professor

Strategic applications of technology within organizations

Thomas Heverin
Heverin, Thomas

Associate Teaching Professor and Associate Department Head, Undergraduate Affairs, Information Science

Cybersecurity, ethical hacking, IoT security, industrial control systems security, computer forensics, network forensics and cloud security

Hislop, Gregory W.


HFOSS education, Computing education research, information technology for teaching and learning, online education, structure and organization of the computing and information disciplines, software evaluation and characterization.

Jina Huh-Yoo
Huh-Yoo, Jina

Assistant Professor

Health informatics, mobile and wireless health, social computing, human-centered design

Tony Hu
Hu, Xiaohua Tony


Data mining, text mining, Web searching and mining, information retrieval, bioinformatics and healthcare informatics

Weimao Ke
Ke, Weimao

Associate Professor

Information retrieval (IR), distributed systems, intelligent filtering/recommendation, information visualization, network science, complex systems, machine learning, text/data mining, multi-agent systems

Mat Kelly
Kelly, Mat

Assistant Professor

Web archives, metadata, digital humanities, archival privacy

Xia Lin
Lin, Xia


Digital libraries, information visualization, knowledge mapping, object-oriented programming, information retrieval, information architecture, information-seeking behaviors in digital environments

Chris MacLellan
MacLellan, Christopher

Assistant Professor

Human-Computer Interaction, Cognitive Modeling, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science

Danuta Nitecki
Nitecki, Danuta A.

Dean of Libraries, Professor

Library metrics and use in management, library as place, and academic library service models

Jung-ran Park
Park, Jung-ran

Associate Professor

Knowledge organization and representation (cataloging and classification, metadata) computer-mediated communication, cross-cultural communication, multilingual information access, discourse, and pragmatics

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Peiper, Chad

Associate Teaching Professor

Alex Poole
Poole, Alex

Associate Professor

Archives and records, digital curation, digital humanities, and diversity, inclusivity, and social justice.

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Rogers, Michelle L.

Associate Professor and Director, Women in Tech Initiative

Human-computer interaction, healthcare informatics, human factors engineering, socio-technical systems, health services research, patient safety

Bo Song
Song, Bo

Assistant Teaching Professor

Data mining, bioinformatics, big data analytics, and knowledge discovery

Aleksandra Sarcevic
Sarcevic, Aleksandra

Associate Professor

Computer-supported cooperative work, human-computer interaction, healthcare informatics; crisis informatics; social analysis of information & communications technology (ICT)

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Shetty, Bhupesh

Assistant Teaching Professor

Process pattern mining, data mining, operations management, sports analytics, information systems, machine learning and applications

Il-Yeol Song
Song, Il-Yeol


Conceptual modeling, data warehousing, big data technologies and analytics, object-oriented analysis and design with UML, healthcare informatics, smart health

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Tarbutton, Michelle

Assistant Teaching Professor

Milad Toutounchian
Toutounchian, Milad

Assistant Teaching Professor

Applied Machine Learning and Deep Learning

Hegler Tissot
Tissot, Hegler

Assistant Teaching Professor

His main interests in Data Science range from Knowledge Representation, Reasoning, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Ontologies, Pattern Recognition, Statistical Analysis, and Information Extraction. His research is mostly focused on applying those technologies to unlock clinical evidence from patient data and improve healthcare related services within the clinical domain, targeting the design and development of clinical predictive and risk assessment models.

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Wang, Lei

Assistant Teaching Professor

Biomedical data science, machine learning, deep learning, neuroimaging processing & analytics, natural language processing, simulation modeling

Rosina Weber
Weber, Rosina

Associate Professor

Case-based reasoning, explainable artificial intelligence, machine learning, textual analytics, natural language understanding, language models, recommender systems, technological aspects of knowledge management, project management, and requirements engineering.

Jake Williams
Williams, Jake

Assistant Professor

Data science, scientific programming, computational social science, computational linguistics and natural language processing, mathematics, machine learning, algorithms, and scalability.

Erija Yan
Yan, Erjia

Associate Professor

Network science, information analysis and retrieval, scholarly communication methods and applications

Healthcare informatics, social media analytics, knowledge discovery, Web search and mining, recommendation systems, pharmacovigilance, drug repositioning, electronic commerce, intelligence and security informatics