Faculty Profiles

Computer Science Faculty

Sikha Bagui

Professor and Chair

Education: Ed.D., Curriculum & Instruction: Math & Stat / Science/ Computer Science, University of West Florida
Research Interests: Database, Datamining, Statistical Computing

Phone Number: (850) 474-3022
Office location: Bldg 4, Room 227
Email Address: bagui@uwf.edu

John Bolyard


Education: Ed.D. (ABD), University of West Florida

Office location: Bldg 4, Room 239
Email Address: jbolyard@uwf.edu

John Coffey


Education: Ed.D., University of West Florida
Research Interests: Expert Systems, Knowledge Representation and Management, Semantic Web

Phone Number: (850) 474-3183
Office location: Bldg 4, Room 434
Email Address: jcoffey@uwf.edu

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Brian Eddy

Education: Ph.D., The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 2015
Research Interests: Software Engineering, Program Comprehension, Software Maintenance and Evolution, 
Model-Driven Engineering, Information Retrieval, Computer Science Education
Phone Number: (850) 474-2581

Office location: Bldg 4, Room 244
Email Address: beddy@uwf.edu

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Eman El-Sheikh

Director, Center for Cybersecurity
Associate Dean

Education: Ph.D., Michigan State University
Research Interests: Artificial intelligence, Machine learning, Agents, Knowledge-based systems, Intelligent tutoring systems, Software architectures

Phone Number: (850) 474-3074
Office location: Bldg 4, Room 237
Email Address: eelsheikh@uwf.edu

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Bilal Gonen

Assistant Professor

Education: Ph.D., University of Nevada, Reno, 2011
Research Interests: Complex networks, Social Network Analysis, Semantic Web, Computer Networks, Bioinformatics

Phone Number: (850) 474-2973
Office location: Bldg 4, Room 238
Email Address: bgonen@uwf.edu

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Ezhil Kalaimannan

Assistant Professor

Education: Ph.D., University of Alabama in Huntsville
Research Interests: Cyber Security, Digital Forensics, Wireless Networking, Algorithmic Theory, Operations Research, Optimization Algorithms, Privacy and Identity management in Online Social Networks [OSN’s], Information Assurance and Security Education.

Phone Number: (850) 473-7005
Office location: Bldg 4, Room 140
Email Address: ekalaimannan@uwf.edu

Amitabh Mishra

Assistant Professor

Education: Ph. D., Computer Science and Engineering, University of Cincinnati
Research Interests: Cybersecurity as applied to Sensor Networks, small-scale and near field networks, Internet of Things, Wireless Control, study of networks with respect to energy optimization, network lifetime enhancement, interference and QoS assurance

Phone Number: (850) 473-7346
Office location: Bldg 4, Room 232
Email Address: amishra@uwf.edu

Bernd Owsnicki-Klewe


Education: Doctorate, University of Hamburg Germany
Research Interests: Object orientation, Semantic Web, Ubiquitous Computing

Phone Number: (850) 474-3065
Office location: Bldg 4, Room 435
Email Address: bowsnickiklewe@uwf.edu


Anthony Pinto


20 years Active duty service in the United States Marine Corps. Several years experience and training in business related software development and cyber security.

Education: M.S., University of West Florida
Research Interests: Software Engineering (Software Design, Software Patterns), Interactive teaching, Web and Database Integration, and Cyber Security

Phone Number: (850) 474-2974
Office location: Bldg 4, Room 242
Email Address: apinto@uwf.edu


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Thomas Reichherzer

Assistant Professor

Education: Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington, 2009
Research Interests: Case-based reasoning, Knowledge Representation, Semantic Web, Information retrieval, 

Phone Number: (850) 474-2612
Office location: Bldg 4, Room 427
Email Address: treichherzer@uwf.edu

Dallas Snider

Assistant Professor

Education: Ph.D., Integrated Computing, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2011
Research Interests: Data mining, machine learning, data warehousing/business intelligence

Phone Number: (850) 473-7348
Office location: Bldg 4, Room 233
Email Address:dsnider@uwf.edu


Norman Wilde


Education: Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Research Interests: Software Engineering

Phone Number: (850) 474-2548
Office location: Bldg 4, Room 245
Email Address: nwilde@uwf.edu