Computer Science Faculty


Fatemeh FardYong GaoMohammad Khalad HasanBowen Hui / Youry Khmelevsky / Chad KohalykPatricia Lasserre / Ramon Lawrence / Paul Lee / Yves Lucet / Abdallah Mohamed / Apurva NarayanJim Nastos / Rasika Rajapakshe / Scott Fazackerley / Miles Thorogood 


FATEMEH FARD
Assistant Professor, COMPUTER SCIENCE

fatemeh.fard@ubc.ca
SCI 115
250.807.9607

Fatemeh FardPh.D. University of Calgary  

RESEARCH: Software engineering, machine learning, multiagent systems, data analytics.

TEACHING: Computer science, data science.

YONG GAO
Professor, COMPUTER SCIENCE

WEBSITE

yong.gao@ubc.ca
SCI 262
250.807.9503

Dr. Yong Gao

Ph.D. University of Alberta 

RESEARCH: Algorithmic and computational problems in artificial intelligence and network science; applications in social media and computational biology; graph theory and probabilistic method.

 

TEACHING: Algorithm design and analysis; artificial intelligence; discrete structures; network science.

MOHAMMAD KHALAD HASAN
Assistant Professor, COMPUTER SCIENCE

WEBSITE

khalad.hasan@ubc.ca
SCI 260
250.807.8077

Khalad HasanPh.D. University of Manitoba

RESEARCH: Human-computer interaction, input and interaction techniques, information visualization.

TEACHING: Human-computer interaction, user interfaces.

BOWEN HUI
Instructor, COMPUTER SCIENCE

WEBSITE

bowen.hui@ubc.ca
 SCI 257
250.807.9353

bowen hui 2Ph.D. University of Toronto

RESEARCH: Learning analytics, computer science education, decision making under uncertainty, probabilistic user modeling, human-computer interaction cost models, experiment design and analysis.

YOURY KHMELEVSKY
Honourary Affiliate,
COMPUTER SCIENCE

WEBSITE

youry.khmelevsky@ubc.ca
YKhmelevskyPh.D. Kyiv Polytechnic University, Ukraine

RESEARCH: Software engineering; biomedical signal processing & control; source code generation; automatic source code debugging; database security & data protection; systems of systems; big data collection & analysis; research automation; high performance computing & big data processing.

TEACHING
: Software projects; software engineering; object oriented systems analysis & design; special database management systems; special topics in DBMS; database administration.
CHAD KOHALYK
Sessional Instructor,
COMPUTER SCIENCE

chad.kohalyk@ubc.ca
No Photo AvailableRESEARCH

TEACHING

PATRICIA LASSERRE
Associate Provost, Enrollment & Academic Programs

Associate Professor, COMPUTER SCIENCE

WEBSITE

patricia.lasserre@ubc.ca
ADM 119D
250.807.9502

Patricia LasserrePh.D. University of Toulouse

RESEARCH:
Mainly involved in the scholarship of teaching, particularly in active learning techniques for computer science, developing tools for learning, computational thinking and design thinking. Interested in the application of HCI tools and techniques to improve teaching and learning, and computer vision to solve societal problems (such as medical imaging).

TEACHING: Programming; computer vision; HCI; project management; security.

RAMON LAWRENCE
Associate Professor,
Industry Coordinator, Master of Data Science Program Coordinator, COMPUTER SCIENCE

WEBSITE

ramon.lawrence@ubc.ca
ASC 349
250-807-9390

Ramon Lawrence Ph.D. University of Manitoba

RESEARCH: Database systems and data analytics including data integration, analysis of large-scale scientific data sets, and embedded databases for Internet of Things applications; software engineering and system development; applied projects in historical data archiving and environmental, agricultural, and sustainable systems.

TEACHING: Database systems and data analytics, software development.

PAUL LEE
Sessional Instructor, MATHEMATICS

paul.lee@ubc.ca
SCI 104
250.807.9990

Paul LeePh.D. University of British Columbia Okanagan


RESEARCH:
Algebraic number theory: Diophantine equations, elliptic and hyperelliptic curves, intersective polynomials. 

TEACHING: Mathematics and statistics, with a concentration on calculus and business math/statistics.

YVES LUCET
Professor, COMPUTER SCIENCE

Associate Department Head

WEBSITE

yves.lucet@ubc.ca
ASC 350
250.807.9505

Dr. Yves LucetPh.D. University of Toulouse

RESEARCH: Computational mathematics, optimization and convex analysis; modeling; model road design to minimize construction costs under safety and environmental constraints; creating algorithms for computer-aided convex analysis; visualizing operators in 2D, 3D, and 4D.

TEACHING: Optimization; data structures.

ABDALLAH MOHAMED
Instructor, COMPUTER SCIENCE

WEBSITE

abdallah.mohamed@ubc.ca
SCI 108
250.807.8247
Adballah MohamedPh.D. University of Calgary

RESEARCH: Software engineering, decision support systems (model driven and data driven), component-based software development, COTS selection.

TEACHING: Computer fluency, computer creativity, programming, database systems, machine architecture, parallel computing.
APURVA NARAYAN
Assistant Professor, COMPUTER SCIENCE

WEBSITE

apurva.narayan@ubc.ca
SCI 110
250.807.8272
Apurva NarayanPh.D. University of Waterloo 

RESEARCH: Artificial intelligence/machine learning with emphasis on explainable AI/ML and quantum machine learning, data mining, data analytics, safety and security of cyber physical systems, software engineering, graph theoretic analysis of complex systems, and decision making under uncertainty.

TEACHING: Machine learning, data structures, data mining and analytics, software engineering.
JIM NASTOS
Sessional Instructor, COMPUTER SCIENCE

WEBSITE

jim.nastos@ubc.ca
Jim NastosPh.D. University of British Columbia Okanagan 

RESEARCH: Algorithms, graphs, data.

TEACHING: Data science, computer science.

RASIKA RAJAPAKSHE
Senior Medical Physicist, BC Cancer Agency, Centre for the Southern Interior

Clinical Professor, SURGERY, UBC

Adjunct Professor, COMPUTER SCIENCE, UBC Okanagan

Early Detection
Website

rasika.rajapakshe@ubc.ca

RajapakshePh.D. University of Manitoba

RESEARCH: Medical Imaging, Deep Learning in Medical Imaging, Web and Mobile Technologies in Health Care, Health and Medical Imaging Informatics, Cancer Risk Modeling, Decision Support Systems in Oncology.

TEACHING:
Introduction to Medical Imaging, Medical Imaging Informatics, Deep Learning in Medical Imaging. 

SCOTT FAZACKERLEY
Sessional Instructor, COMPUTER SCIENCE

scott.fazackerley@ubc.ca
ASC 331

No Photo AvailablePh.D. University of British Columbia Okanagan 

RESEARCH:

TEACHING:
 

MILES THOROGOOD
Instructor, COMPUTER SCIENCE

WEBSITE

miles.thorogood@ubc.ca
CCS 363
250.807.9266

Miles ThorogoodPh.D. Simon Fraser University

RESEARCH: Computational creativity, endowing machines with creative autonomous behaviour.

TEACHING:
Digital media. 


Last reviewed shim12/9/2011 10:57:47 AM