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 Armin R Mikler
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Armin R Mikler
Professor & Associate Chairperson-Computer Science and Engineering
 
Contact address   University of North Texas/ Department of Computer Science and Engineering, 1155 Union Circle # 311366, Denton, Texas 76203     Office LocationNorth Texas Research Park, Room No.: F245 
Email  mikler@cs.unt.edu    Contact Number 9405654279    Fax No: 9405652799   
Graduate Faculty Membership Status: Full Membership -Permanent   
toggle toggle Professional Preparation
 DegreeMajor/Thesis/DissertationInstitutionYear
 Doctor of PhilosophyComputer Science/ Intelligent Routing/"Quo Vadis -- A Framework for Intelligent Routing in Large Communication Networks."Iowa State University, Ames, IA.1995
 Master of ScienceComputer Science/ Secure Communication in Integrated Services Digital NetworksIowa State University, Ames, IA.1990
 Diplom-InformatikerComputer Science/ Automated Remote Software MaintenanceFachhochschule, Darmstadt, Germany1988
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Spring 2014BIOL4820001Computational Epidemiology Download Syllabus
Spring 2014CSCE4600001Introduction to Operating Systems Download Syllabus
Spring 2014CSCE4820001Computational Epidemiology Download Syllabus
Fall 2013CSCE4600001Introduction to Operating Systems Download Syllabus
Spring 2013CSCE4600001Introduction to Operating Systems Download Syllabus
Fall 2012BIOL4820001Computational Epidemiology Download Syllabus
Fall 2012CSCE4820001Computational Epidemiology Download Syllabus
Spring 2012CSCE4600001Introduction to Operating Systems Download Syllabus
Fall 2011BIOL4820001Computational Epidemiology Download Syllabus
Fall 2011BIOL5820001Computational Epidemiology  
Fall 2011BIOL6810001Advanced Topics in Computational Life Scienc  
Fall 2011CSCE3850001Introduction to Computational Life Science  
Fall 2011CSCE4820001Computational Epidemiology Download Syllabus
Fall 2011CSCE5820001Computational Epidemiology  
Fall 2011CSCE6810001Advanced Topics in Computational Life Scienc  
Fall 2011MATH5700001Selected Topics in Contemporary Mathematics  
Spring 2011BIOL4810001BioComputing Download Syllabus
Spring 2011CSCE4810001BioComputing Download Syllabus
Fall 2010BIOL4820001Computational Epidemiology Download Syllabus
Fall 2010BIOL5820001Computational Epidemiology9 
Fall 2010BIOL6810001Advanced Topics in Computational Life Science15 
Fall 2010CSCE4820001Computational Epidemiology Download Syllabus
Fall 2010CSCE5820001Computational Epidemiology9 
Fall 2010CSCE6810001Advanced Topics in Computational Life Science39 
Spring 2010BIOL4810001BioComputing3 
Spring 2010BIOL5005008TOPICS IN BIOLOGY21 
Spring 2010CSCE4810001BioComputing6 
Spring 2010CSCE5810001BioComputing24 
Spring 2010CSCE6680001Advanced Distributed Computing33 
Fall 2009BIOL4820001Computational Epidemiology9 
Fall 2009BIOL5005005TOPICS IN BIOLOGY9 
Fall 2009CSCE4820001Computational Epidemiology3 
Fall 2009CSCE5820001Computational Epidemiology24 
Fall 2009CSCE6810001Advanced Topics in Computational Life Science45 
toggle toggle Research and Expertise
Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation
 

Analysis and Optimization of Bio-Emergency Response Plans
 

Bio Informatics, Health Informatics, Environmental Informatics
 

Computational Epidemiology (Modeling/Simulation of infectious disease outbreak)
 

Heuristic and Biologically Inspired Approaches for Coordinating Agents
 

Intelligent Agents and Multi-Agent Systems
 

Intelligent Traffic Management in Large Communication Networks
 

Quality of Service Guarantee in Complex High Speed Infrastructures
 

Service Assurance and Security in Networks / Distributed Systems
 

Tools and Middleware for Distributed and Collaborative Computing Environments (i.e. Grid)
 

toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2011-presentProfessorDepartment of Computer Science and Engineering University of North Texas
2009-presentAssociate Department ChairDepartment of Computer Science University of North Texas
1997-presentResearch Associate  Scalable Computing Laboratory at AmesLab
2003-2011Associate ProfessorDepartment of Computer Science and Engineering/ Adj. in the Department of Biological Sciences University of North Texas, Denton, TX
1997-2003Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Computer Sciences University of North Texas, Denton, TX
1996-1997Adjunct Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Computer Science Iowa State University, Ames, IA
1995-1997Postdoctoral Research Associate  Scalable Computing Laboratory, Ames Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.
1992-1995Graduate Teaching Assistant/Assistant for undergraduate and graduate coursesDepartment of Computer Science Iowa State University
1989-1992Research Assistant  Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) Iowa State University, Ames, IA.
1988-1989Graduate Teaching AssistantDepartment of Business Management Iowa State University
1989Graduate Teaching AssistantUpward Bound ProgramStudent AffairsIowa State University, Ames, IA.
1987-1988Research Assistant  Fachhochschule, Darmstadt, Germany
1987-1988Instructor  Kreisvolkshochschule, Darmstadt, Germany
1984-1986Instructor  Kreisvolkshochschule, Offenbach, Germany
1982Electronics Technician  Telenorma, Roedermark, Germany
 Coordinator of the Agent Research Group (ARG)  Department of Computer Science
toggle toggle Faculty Workload
Duration (YYYY - YYYY)Percentage TeachingPercentage ResearchPercentage Service
2013-2014304030
2012-2013304030
2011-2012404020
2010-2011404020
2009-2010404020
toggle toggle Publications
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  YearPublication  Type
2012
Published
Jimenez, T, Mikler AR, Tiwari C. (2012) In Press. A Novel Space Partitioning Algorithm to Improve Current Practices in Facility Placement. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A: Systems and Humans. September 2012, Volume 42, No. 5
 
 
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2012
Published
O. Loza, I. Gomez-Lopez, A. R. Mikler (2012) SAND: School Affiliation Network Discovery Algorithm for Public Health Advancement, International School and Conference on Network Science Proceedings (GHC2012) , 99-104. Singapore, Singapore, 2012.
 
 
Conference paper
2012
I. Gomez-Lopez, O. Loza, A. R. Mikler (2012) Studying Disease Dynamics under Diverse Population Structures and Contagion Scenarios, European Conference on Complex Systems (ECCS12) Contributed talk on Data-driven modeling of contagion processes, Brussels, Belgium 2012.
 
 
Abstracts and Proceedings
2012
O. Loza, I. Gomez-Lopez, A. R. Mikler (2012) Clustering and centrality measures for the optimization of infectious disease interventions, Poster presentation at International School and Conference on Network Science (NetSci2012). Evaston, IL. Jun, 2012.
 
 
Abstracts and Proceedings
2012
Published
I. Gomez-Lopez, O. Loza, A. R. Mikler (2012) Population Structure and Related Attribute-Weighting Schemes Under the Assumption of Infectious Disease Scenarios, 13th International Conference on Bioinformatics & Computational Biology Proceedings (BIOCOMP2012), 292-298, Las Vegas, Nevada July 2012.
 
 
Conference paper
toggle toggle Editorships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
1998-presentThe Journal of Systems and SoftwareReferee 
2000-2010“Telecommunication Systems – Modeling, Analysis, Design andAssociate Editorpublished by J.C. Balzer AG, Basel, Switzerland. Bezalel Gavish, Editor in Chief
2001-2003-2004-2008National Science Foundation (NSF)Networking Research Review Panelist 
1997North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)Review PanelCollaborative Research Grants
1997North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) - Collaborative Research GrantsProposal Review Panel 
2010ACM Special Interest Group on Bioinformatics and Computational BiologySecretary and TreasurerSIGBioinformatics
 Journal or Parallel Distributed Computing (JPDC)Referee 
 IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data EngineeringReferee 
 IEEE/ACM Transaction on NetworkingReferee 
toggle toggle Lectures/Symposia
YearTitleRoleOrganization
2011Utilizing Computational Tools for the Design and Analysis of Bio-Emergency Response Plans Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Grand Rounds Lecture, Nov. 30, 2011 in Austin,Texas
1992" The Use of Expert Systems and Other Technologies in State Government Applications ", Making Information Work Conference by The National Governors' Association, Washington, DC
toggle toggle Presentations and Projects
  Presentations/Projects per page   1  2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 
Start DateEnd DatePresentation/Project
 2007 Fernuniversitaet in Hagen, Germany, Fachbereich Kommunikationssysteme Colloquium Series, June 2007 “From Mathematical Models to Computational Epidemiology: Facilitating Epidemiological Research through Computational Tools”
 2007 I2CS-2007, Universitaet der Bundeswehr, Munich, Germany, June 2007, “From Mathematical Models to Computational Epidemiology: Facilitating Epidemiological Research through Computational Tools”
 2007 University of Paris, Laboratory for Complex Systems, Colloquium, June 2007, “ Computational Epidemiology”
 2007 Technische Universitaet Ilmenau, Ilmenau, Germany, Fachbereich Computer Science Colloquium, July 2007 “From Mathematical Models to Computational Epidemiology: Facilitating Epidemiological Research through Computational Tools”
 2007 Technische Universitaet Ilmenau, Ilmenau, Germany, Fachbereich Mathematics Colloquium, July 2007 “Computational Epidemiology”
toggle toggle External Funding
 Performance Period (YYYY - YYYY or Present)TitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2010-2013A Computational Framework for Assessing the Feasibility of Bio-emergency ResponseNIH: 1 R15 LM010804-01 – (PI: Armin R. Mikler; Co-I: Chetan Tiwari)$429,608Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2010-2011Center for Computational Epidemiology (CCE) – Center Development Grant (Equipment only)DHHS – US Department of Health and Human Services (PIs: Atkinson, Mikler, Oppong)$346,500Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2009-2011Center for Computational Epidemiology (CCE) – Center Development Grant (Equipment only)DHHS – US Department of Health and Human Services (PIs: Atkinson, Mikler, Oppong)$235,620Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2008-2009Analyzing Traffic Constraints and feasible Throughput for Public HealthTarrant County Public Health Department, Fort Worth, TX$25,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2008-2009Center of Computational Epidemiology (CCE) – Center Development GrantDHHS (PIs: Atkinson, Mikler, Oppong)$473,707Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2007-2008Computational Models to Evaluate Demographically Biased HIV/AIDS InterventionsUniversity of North Texas Health Science Center$56,797Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2005-2006Improving Student Recruitment and Retention through an Interdisciplinary CS CurriculumTexas Technology Workforce (TWD) Grants Program$49,656Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2004-2005"Dev. of Commodity Grid Kit Version 4"Argonne National Laboratory (USDOE)$52,867Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2003-2005Towards Computational Epidemiology: Designing an Infectious Disease SimulatorNSF: Small Grants for Exploratory Research$50,319Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2003-2004"A Collective Framework for Active Chemical Tables"Argonne National Laboratory (USDOE)$19,734Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2004"A Collective Framework for Active Chemical Tables"Argonne National Laboratory (USDOE)$14,836Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2002-2003"A Collective Framework for Active Chemical Tables"Argonne National Laboratory (USDOE)$35,252Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2003"A Collective Framework for Active Chemical Tables"Argonne National Laboratory (USDOE)$18,616Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2002“Biocomplexity: Integrating models of natural and human dynamics in forest landscapes across scales and cultures”NSF – BioComplexity$685,236Co-PICompleted
2002“Research Resources: Computational Science and Engineering: Intelligent Information Acquisition and Management Infrastructure”NSF – Research Resources$180,000Co-PICompleted
2000-2000Junior Faculty Research GrantsUNT$2,000OtherCompleted
2000"QEIB: uncertainty analysis, spatial interaction and response functions in scaling-up models of forest ecosystems"NSF DFB Ecosystem Studies$95,880Co-PICompleted
1999-1999Junior Faculty Research GrantsUNT$3,500OtherCompleted
1998-1999"A Distributed Simulation Environment for the Analysis of Autonomous Management and Control Mechanisms for High-Speed Communication Infrastructures "Packet Engines, Spokane WA$15,000Co-PICompleted
1999"An Agent-Based Architecture to Gigabit Network Monitoring"UNT Faculty Research Grant$3,800Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1998-1998Junior Faculty Research GrantsUNT$3,500OtherCompleted
1997"A Simulator for Large High-Speed Communication Networks"Faculty Research Grant (for new faculty) ,Research Initiation Grant (RIG)$2,000OtherCompleted
2010Analyzing Traffic Constraints and feasible Throughput for Public HealthTarrant County Public Health Department, Fort Worth, TX$60,800Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2000Analysis of Fundamental Control Mechanisms for Mobile Agents in Large Network InfrastructuresNSF: Small Grants for Exploratory Research$52,957Principal InvestigatorCompleted
toggle toggle Affiliations
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), member since 1989
IEEE Computer Society, member since 1990-2006
IEEE, student member 1990-1996
IEEE Communication Society, member 1990-1996
Internet Society, member 1992-1996
toggle toggle Teaching
Biol 4005 – Special Topics in Biology – Computational Epidemiology (Fall 2008) /Undergraduate
 

Biol 4005/4810 - Biocomputing/ Undergraduate
 

Biol 5005 - Special Topics in Biology – Computational Epidemiology (Fall 2008) /Graduate
 

CSCE 4930 – BioComping (crosslisted with Biology) (Fall 2005) /Undergraduate
 

CSCE 4930 – Special Topics - Computational Epidemiology (Fall 2008) /Undergraduate
 

CSCE 4930 – Survey of Computational Science (Spring 2006, 07) /Undergraduate
 

CSCE 4930 – Survey of Computational Science (Spring 2006, 07) /Undergraduate
 

CSCE 5020 – Research in Computer Science (Fall 2005, Spring 2006, Fall 2006) /Graduate
 

CSCE 5533 – BioComputing/Graduate
 

CSCE 5533 – Computational Epidemiology (Fall 2008) /Graduate
 

CSCE 6330 – Bioinformatics (Spring 2006) /Graduate
 

CSCE/Biol 6810 - Adv. Topics in Computational Life Sciences / Graduate
 

CSCI 3100 - Computer Organization (Fall 1997) /Undergraduate
 

CSCI 3100 - Computer Organization / Undergraduate
 

CSCI 3600 - Systems Programming (co-taught with Dr. Jacob) (Summer 1999) /Undergraduate
 

CSCI 3780 - Computer Networks (Spring 2001, 2002, 2004) /Undergraduate
 

CSCI 3780 - Data Communication (Spring 1998, 1999) /Undergraduate
 

CSCI 4330 - TCP/IP (Fall 2001, 2002) /Undergraduate
 

CSCI 4330 - UNIX and TCP/IP Programming (Fall 1999) /Undergraduate
 

CSCI 4330 – Intelligent Mobile Agents (Fall 2002) /Undergraduate
 

CSCI 5330 - High-Speed Networks (Fall 1998, 1999, 2001) /Graduate
 

CSCI 5330 - TCP/IP (Summer 1998, Fall 2000, 2002) /Graduate
 

CSCI 5540/CSCE 5640 – Operating Systems (2003, 2004, 2005) /Graduate
 

CSCI 5780 - Computer Networks (Spring 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002) /Graduate
 

CSCI 6330 - Experimental CSCI (Fall 1998) /Graduate
 

CSCI 6330 - Exploiting Mobility (Fall 1999) /Graduate
 

CSCI 6330 - Intelligent Mobile Agents (Spring 1999) /Graduate
 

CSCI 6330 - Proving System Correctness (Fall 2000) /Graduate
 

CSCI 6330 - Quality of Service (Spring 2000) /Graduate
 

CSCI 6330 - Security in Agent-Based Systems (with Dr. Tate) (Fall 2001) /Graduate
 

CSCI 6330 – Computational Epidemiology (Spring 2004) /Graduate
 

CSCI 6330 – Mathematical/Computational Models for Biology (Spring 2005) /Graduate
 

CSCI 6780/CSE 6680 Distributed Systems (Spring 2005, Fall 2006) /Graduate
 

In addition, Dr. Mikler has have supervised several Undergraduate and Graduate Directed Studies (CSCI 4890/5890) and Graduate Special Projects (CSCI 5900) since 1997.
 

toggle toggle Mentoring/Advising
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)Student NameClassificationTypeProject/Thesis/Dissertation
2009Marty O’Neill Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingAgent-Based Simulation of Infectious Disease Epidemics
2009Courtney Corley Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingComputational Epidemiology
2008Vandana GunupudiPh.D CandidateGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2007Paul Miller Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingAutomated Syndromic Surveillance using Intelligent Mobile Agents
2006Cheryl-Annette Kincaid Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingAnalysis of Sun Burst Activities as recorded by a Radio Telescope
2006Brandon Parker Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingCellular Automata Based Cluster Architecture Performance Benchmarking
2006Courtney Corley Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingPredicting the Population-Level Impact of a Demographically-Biased Intervention on HPV Prevalence
2006Sangeeta Venkatachalam Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingModeling Infectious Disease Spread using Global Stochastic Field Simulation
2006Kaizar Amin Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingAd Hoc Grid Computing
2006Kaja Abbas Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingComputational Epidemiology
2005Timothy RodenPh.D CandidateGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2004Anup Pachlag Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingAgent-Based Service Discovery
2003Sachin JoglekarMS CandidateGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2003John Mayes Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingModeling Complex Forest Ecology in a parallel computing infrastructure
2003Kaizar Amin Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingDesign and Analysis of Agent-Based Routing Algorithms
2003Sandeep Nijsure Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingAnalysis of Intrusion Detection Mechanism
2003Glyco George Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingQuality of Service Provisioning in Ad-Hoc Networks
2002Wu XiaoMS CandidateGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2002Ramakrishna Vellanki Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingAnalysis of Mechanism for Secure Multicasting
2002Wei He Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingDesign and Analysis of Novel Web-Caching Mechanisms using Online Benchmarking
2002Anupama Krishnan Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingQuality of Service provisioning with the Real-time Transport Protocol
2002Sandhya Sriraman Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingAn Annotated Bibliography of Mobile Agents in Networks
2002Subhashini Raghunathan Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingProxy Certificates for Agent-Based Systems
2002ChrisChris Abbott-Wood Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingMS in Environmental Science
2002Pankaj GuptaMS CandidateGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2002Cliff Cozzolino Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingDADS: A Distributed Agent Delivery System
2001Terry TuckPh.D candidateGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2001Prasanna Iyengar Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingDynamic Reallocation of Network Resources in RSVP controlled Networks
2000Naveen Kakani Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingAlgorithms for Efficient Utilization of Wireless Bandwidth and to provide QoS in Wireless Networks
2000Andy Hopper Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingDesign of an Agent-Based File System
2000Satyam TyagiMS CandidateGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2000Vinay Balamuru Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingIntelligent Mobile Agents in Network Management
1998Rajeev JayaramMS candidateGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2011Balathasan GiritharanPh.D CandidateGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2011Jonathon DoranPh.D CandidateGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2010Garima ThakralPh.D CandidateGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2010Tina Johnson Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingComputational Epidemiology
2010Roopa VishwanathanPh.D CandidateGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2009Dhruva GhaiPh.D CandidateGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2009Bani, RuchiMS CandidateGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2008Ping YuPh.D CandidateGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
 Iris Nelly Gomez Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingComputational Epidemiology
 Sarachandra Indrakanti Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingComputational Epidemiology
 David Keathly Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingVisualization for Computational Epidemiology
 Oleg Kolgushev Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingComputational Epidemiology
 Tamara Schneider Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingBioinformatics and Computational Epidemiology
 Angel Bravo-Salgado Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingComputational Epidemiology
 Victor LopezPh.D candidateGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
 Olivia Loza Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingComputational Epidemiology
 Marty O'Neill Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingComputational Epidemiology
 Jorge Reyes Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingComputational Epidemiology
 Sunil Manjeri Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingComputational Epidemiology
 Robert Gatti Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingLearning Cellular Automate Rules through Transition Analysis
 Jessica Beckham Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingComputational Life Science-graduate student in Biology/Env. Science
toggle toggle Committees
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)CommitteePositionClassification
1999-present7th International Conference on Telecommunication Systems and Modeling Conference Committee
2007IEEE COMPSAC Conference Committee
2006IEEE COMPSAC Conference Committee
2006IEEE CIT2006 – Orrisa, India 2006 Conference Committee
2006IEEE GrC 2006 – Atlanta Conference Committee
2004Innovative Internet Computing Systems (I2CS) Conference Committee
2003Design, Analysis, and Simulation of Distribute System – DASD Conference Committee
2003Innovative Internet Computing Systems (I2CS) Conference Committee
2002Innovative Internet Computing Systems (I2CS) Conference Committee
2002High Performance Computing Conference Committee
2001Workshop on Distributed Computing on the WEB Conference Committee
2001High Performance Computing Conference Committee
2001Innovative Internet Computing Systems (I2CS) Conference Committee
2000Supercomputing Conference SC2000 in Dallas Tx Conference Committee
2000High Performance Computing Conference Committee
2000Workshop on Distributed Computing on the WEB Conference Committee
1999Workshop on Distributed Computing on the WEB Conference Committee
1999High Performance Computing '99 [HPC 99] Special Session on "Adaptive and Intelligent Computing Systems" Conference Committee
1999IASTED Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing Conference Committee
1998The First ACM/IEEE International Workshop on Wireless and Mobile Multimedia (WoWMoM'98) Conference Committee
1998Workshop on Distributed Computing on the WEB Conference Committee
1998IASTED Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing Conference Committee
1997IASTED Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing Conference Committee
2010Innovative Internet Computing Systems (I2CS) Conference Committee
2010ACM-BCBCo-ChairConference Committee
2010Supercomputing Conference SC2010 in New Orleans (Poster Committee) Conference Committee
2009Innovative Internet Computing Systems (I2CS) Conference Committee
2009IJCBS 2009 Conference Committee
2007Innovative Internet Computing Systems (I2CS) Conference Committee
2006Innovative Internet Computing Systems (I2CS) Conference Committee
toggle toggle Honors and Recognitions
YearTitleHonoring Organization
1993Teaching Excellence AwardDepartment of Computer Science, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
1992Upsilon Pi EpsilonHonor Society in the Computing Sciences, Iowa State University Chapter.
1987Fulbright ScholarshipExchange Student for one Academic Year at Iowa State University, Ames, IA
toggle toggle Field Experience
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)Company/OrganizationPosition
2009-presentCenter for Computational Epidemiology and Response AnalysisDirector
2003-presentComputational Epidemiology Research Laboratory / Department of Computer Science and EngineeringDirector
2000-presentInstitute of Applied Science at UNTMember/ Collaborative development of Interdisciplinary Research Proposals
1998-2008Network Research Laboratory (NRL)/ Department of Computer ScienceDirector
1998-1999Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) for Packet Engines IncMember/ As TAC member, I have advised Engineers at Packet Engines Inc. on the use of Gigabit Ethernet Technology in an academic laboratory environment and cluster computing
toggle toggle Professional Community Engagement
YearOrganizationRoleType of Service
2009-presentChair Search Committee in MEEMemberOther Department
2009-presentHPC Advisory CommitteeMemberUniversity Committee
2009-presentChair Search CommitteeMemberDepartment of Computer Science
2008-presentGraduate Appeals CommitteeMemberUniversity Committee
2008-presentBioInformatics Search Committee in BiologyMemberOther Departments
2008-presentGraduate CouncilMemberUniversity Committee
2008-2009HPC Planning CommitteeMemberUniversity Committee
2007-2008College Charter CommitteeMemberCollege Committee (CENG)
2006-2009Faculty Senate Committee on Faculty Participation on GovernanceMemberUniversity Committee
2006-2008BEE Planning CommitteeMemberCollege Committee (CENG)
2006-2007PAC-CoChairCo-ChairDepartment of Computer Science
2005-presentGraduate CommitteeMemberDepartment of Computer Science
2005-2009College Curriculum CommitteeMemberCollege Committee (CENG)
2005-2009Faculty SenatorMemberUniversity Committee
2005-2009Executive CommitteeMemberDepartment of Computer Science
2005-2009Graduate CommitteeChairDepartment of Computer Science
2005-2006Faculty Senate Committee on CommitteesMemberUniversity Committee
2003-presentPAC and PT CommitteeMemberDepartment of Computer Science
2002-2003Undergraduate CommitteeMemberDepartment of Computer Science
2000-2003Faculty Search CommitteeChairDepartment of Computer Science
1999-2003Undergraduate Curriculum CommitteeMemberCollege Committee (CAS)
1998-2004Research Computing Planning Group at UNTMember and ChairUniversity Committee
1998-2004Communications Planning Group at UNTMemberUniversity Committee
1998-2003Executive CommitteeMemberDepartment of Computer Science
1998-2002Computer Advisory CommitteeMemberDepartment of Computer Science
1998-2000UNT's Internet-2 Initiative and NSF Funding EffortCo-PIUniversity Committee
1997-2001Colloquium CoordinatorMemberDepartment of Computer Science
toggle toggle Additional Information
Other Support
Obtained Microsoft Educational Support in the form of multiple MSDN Membership subscriptions, Software and OS licenses for Faculty members in CSCI in 1997, 1999, 2000, and 2001. Estimated value: $12,000 each year.

Travel Support from Ames Laboratory (USDOE)
·Super Computing Conference, SC97 in San Jose, November 1997.
·Super Computing Conference, SC98 in Orlando, November 1998.
·Research Collaboration Visit to Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University, July 1999.

Student Support from Ames Laboratory (USDOE)
·Summer Internship for one student (John Mayes) in Summer 1999.
·Summer Support for one student (Cliff Cozzolino) in Summer 2000.

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