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Faculty Profiles

Computer Science department faculty contact and bio information


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Dr. Thomas Reichherzer
Position: Chair and Associate Professor
  • Department: Computer Science
  • Office Location:  Building 4, Room 227

Dr. Thomas Reichherzer has conducted research on wearable device security, smart home technology, and knowledge modeling in health care.

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Dr. Sikha Bagui
Position: Distinguished University Professor
  • Department: Computer Science
  • Office Location:  Building 4, Room 245

Dr. Sikha Bagui is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science.

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Dr. Eman El-Sheikh
Position: Associate Vice President and Professor
  • Department: Center for Cybersecurity
  • Office Location:  220 W. Garden Street, Suite #250

Dr. Eman El-Sheikh is Associate Vice President at the University of West Florida. She leads the Center for Cybersecurity and is also a Professor of Computer Science.

Ian Fang
Dr. Xingang (Ian) Fang
Position: Lecturer
  • Department: Computer Science
  • Office Location:  Building 4, Room 233

Dr. Xingang Fang received his Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from Emory University and has worked as a researcher and teacher for many years. He is currently a lecturer at UWF and a Computer Science Ph.D. candidate at Florida State University.

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Dr. Evorell (E.L.) Fridge
Position: Instructor
  • Department: Computer Science
  • Office Location:  Building 4, Room 436

Dr. Evorell Fridge is an Instructor of Computer Science, teaching courses in algorithms, software engineering, and full-stack web application development.

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Dr. Bernd Owsnicki Klewe
Position: Lecturer
  • Department: Computer Science
  • Office Location:  Building 4, Room 435

Dr. Bernd Owsnicki-Klewe, a Lecturer, has written in-depth books about algorithms, data structures and artificial intelligence.

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Anthony Pinto
Position: Lecturer
  • Department: Computer Science
  • Office Location:  Building 4, Room 228

Anthony Pinto, a Lecturer, teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Computer Science, CyberSecurity and Software Engineering. Anthony is the Program Coordinator for the BS in Cyber Security program.

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Dr. Ashok Srinivasan
Position: Nystul Chair
  • Department: Computer Science
  • Office Location:  Building 4, Room 445

Dr. Ashok Srinivasan is the William Nystul Eminent Scholar Chair and Professor. He obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Wanyu Zang
Dr. Wanyu Zang
Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Computer Science
  • Office Location:  Virtual

Professor Zang earned her Ph.D. in Computer Science from Nanjing University. Subsequently, she engaged in postdoctoral research in Cybersecurity at Penn State University.

Emeritus Faculty

Computer Science department emeritus faculty contact and bio information.


Dr. Richard Earp

  • Professor Emeritus
  • Department: Computer Science
  • phone8504743241
  • emailrearp@uwf.edu
  • Office Location: Building 4 Room 223

Dr. Laura J White

  • Professor Emeritus
  • Department: Computer Science
  • phone8504743241
  • emaillwhite@uwf.edu
  • Office Location: Building 4 Room 223

Dr. Norman Wilde

  • Professor Emeritus
  • Department: Computer Science
  • phone8504743241
  • emailnwilde@uwf.edu
  • Office Location: Building 4 Room 223

Adjunct Faculty

Computer Science department adjunct faculty contact information.


Dr. John Coffey

Brian Jalaian
Dr. Brian Jalaian
Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: Computer Science; Intelligent Systems and Robotics
  • Office Location:  Campus: Building 4, Room 434;

Dr. Brian Jalaian, an Associate Professor (ISR) and a research scientist (IHMC), is interested in the research of robust machine learning, uncertainty quantification for machine learning, deep learning, AI safety and security, AI assurance, optimization and network science.