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Research Keyword: algorithms

Faculty: Bansal, Mukul
Department: Computer Science & Engineering
Excerpt: Dr. Bansal develops new computational methods, efficient algorithms, and powerful software tools to help answer fundamental biological questions. He is especially interested in problems related to understanding the evolution of genes, genomes, and species. Some specific research projects include: (1) Inferring the evolution of microbial genomes and gene families to understand how microbes evolve and […]
Categories | Keywords: algorithms, bioinformatics, computational biology, Computer Science and Engineering, genomics, molecular evolution, phylogenetics

Faculty: Peng, Zheng
Department: Computer Science & Engineering
Excerpt: Acoustic Sensor Networks for Ice-Covered Seas: It will transmit data wirelessly through acoustic waves from sub-surface ocean sensors to a receiving array with a surface connection to satellites and the Internet. This project will expand the capabilities of studying sea ice changes in the transition zone by developing and deploying an underwater wireless communication network […]
Categories | Keywords: algorithms, Computer Science and Engineering, embedded system, network optimization and protocol design, operating systems, underwater wireless networks

Faculty: Rajasekaran, Sanguthevar
Department: Computer Science & Engineering
Excerpt: Dr. Rajasekaran conducts research in the area of Applied Algorithms. Some of the areas he has worked in are: out-of-core computing, computational biology, parallel sorting and selection, packet routing, web-caching, learning theory, model checking, random variate generation (computer simulations), optimization, cryptography (authorization, authentication, secret sharing), particle simulations, coastal wave simulations, mobile computing, and image processing.
Categories | Keywords: algorithms, Computer Science and Engineering

Faculty: Sheehy, Donald
Department: Computer Science & Engineering
Excerpt: Dr. Sheehy’s work focuses on two areas related to organizing, representing, and querying geometric objects or data.  The first is mesh generation.  This field is concerned with finding discrete representations of smooth functions.  The second is topological data analysis.  This field generalizes many popular data analysis paradigms such as clustering or principle component analysis.  The […]
Categories | Keywords: algorithms, computational geometry, Computer Science and Engineering, mesh generation, topological data analysis

Faculty: Wu, Yufeng
Department: Computer Science & Engineering
Excerpt: Dr. Wu’s research has been focused on in computational biology and bioinformatics. He is mostly interested in solving problems that are biologically important but not adequately addressed computationally. A large part of his work is devoted to the design, analysis and implementation of practical algorithms for important biological problems. Most of his current work is […]
Categories | Keywords: algorithms, bioinformatics, computational biology, Computer Science and Engineering, high-throughput sequencing data analysis, population genetics