Technology and Information Management

2013-14 General Catalog

Baskin School of Engineering
(831) 459-2158

Program Description | Course Descriptions

Faculty and Professional Interests


Ramakrishna Akella
Data analytics: machine learning; informational retrieval (search); data; text; image and video mining; social networks and recommender systems; business analytics: business and management of technology; intelligent services and knowledge management, IT; product design; delivery and portfolios; financial engineering and management; process learning; supply chain management; automation

Brent Haddad
Fresh-water economics, policy, and communications; economic institutions and the environment; climate-change mitigation and adaptation; institutional and ecological economics

Associate Professor

John Musacchio
Control, analysis, and pricing of communications networks; applications of game theory in networking; wireless ad-hoc networks; and management of technology

Yi Zhang
Large-scale information retrieval, recommendation systems, internet advertising, data mining, natural language processing, applied machine learning

Kevin Ross
Service engineering and management; resource allocation; operations research; pricing; scheduling; queueing theory; networks


Subhas Desa
Product development, supply chain management, management of technology, system dynamics and control

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Yin-Wong Cheung (Economics)
Econometrics, applied econometrics, exchange rate dynamics, financial price behavior, aggregate output dynamics

Luca De Alfaro (Computer Science)
Reputation systems, crowdsourcing, game theory; formal methods

William B. Dunbar (Computer Engineering)
Theory and application of feedback control, single-molecule biophysics, nanopore sensors, dynamics and control of biomolecules

Daniel Friedman (Economics)
Microeconomic theory, experimental economics, evolution and learning, behavioral economics, financial markets

Michael Isaacson (Electrical Engineering)
Nano- and microfabrication technology and applications to biomedical and diagnostic devices, nanocharacterization of materials with emphasis on the development of microscopy tools, novel modes of imaging, electron and light optics, renewable energy systems, STEM education

Robert A. Levinson, Emeritus

Darrell Long (Computer Science)
Storage systems, distributed computing systems, operating systems, mobile computing, performance evaluation, fault tolerance, computer security, multimedia, and video-on-demand systems

Patrick Mantey
Associate Dean, Industry Programs
Jack Baskin Endowed Professor of Computer Engineering
CITRIS Campus Director
Director of ITI
Multimedia systems, digital signal processing, sensor systems and networks, real-time monitoring and control, image systems, image processing, visualization, geographic information systems, decision support systems

Charles E. McDowell (Computer Science)
Programming languages, parallel computing, and computer science education

Alex Pang (Computer Science)
Uncertainty visualization, tensor visualization, scientific visualization, comparative visualization, collaboration software, virtual reality interfaces

Ira Pohl, Emeritus

Nirvikar Singh (Economics)
Industrial organization, political economy, economic development, technology and innovation, South Asian immigrants in the U.S.

Linda Werner
Software engineering, computer science education testing, social issues

James Whitehead, Jr. (Computer Science)
Software engineering, software evolution, software bug prediction, level design in computer games, procedural content generation

Revised: 09/01/13