Computing Research Association
The Department participates in the the Computing Research Association (CRA). CRA’s mission is to enhance innovation by joining with industry, government and academia to strengthen research and advanced education in computing. Visit the CRA’s homepage for more information about its resources, research, and development activities.
Analysis and Visualization Research Group: Dr. Philip J. Rhodes. Development of systems and algorithms for efficient access to large multidimensional scientific datasets to support analysis and visualization. Current work focuses on access to both local and remote datasets. Funding by NSF and Homeland Security.
Bioinformatics Research Group: Dr. Dawn E. Wilkins and Dr. Yixin Chen. Research on use of machine learning techniques in analysis of microarray data, bioinformatics, and computational biology. Funding by NIH and NSF.
Heterogeneous Systems Research (HEROES) Laboratory: Dr. Byunghyun Jang. Research on hardware architecture and compilers for CPU-GPU heterogeneous system, and high-performance computing. Current work focuses on optimizing GPU/HSA memory architecture and accelerating computer vision applications on mobile GPUs. Funding by industries and NSF.
Intelligent Multimedia Research Group: Dr. Yixin Chen. Analysis and retrieval of audio, image, and video data using pattern recognition and machine learning techniques. Funding by NSF.
Security and Privacy Lab: Dr. Chuck Fleming and Dr. Charles Walter. Research areas include adversarial machine learning, blockchain security, wearable device security, and privacy-preserving machine learning.
Multiparadigm Software Architecture Research Group: Dr. H. Conrad Cunningham (Professor Emeritus). Research on software architecture and engineering, functional and multiparadigm programming languages and methods, domain-specific languages, feature modeling, software patterns, safe and secure programming, formal methods for programming, concurrent and distributed computing, and accessible documents.