Information Technology Department Faculty & Staff

Name
Position
  • shaoen wu

    Chair of the Department of Information Technology and Professor of Information Technology

    swu10@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3877
    J 393B

    Research Interests:  Cybersecurity, Internet of Things, Wireless Sensing and Networking, Smart Health

  • ying xie

    Professor of Computer Science

    yxie2@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-2143
    J 360

    Research Interests: Machine Learning, IoT, Big Data, Healthcare Informatics, and FinTech.

    Faculty Web Page
  • shirley tian

    MSIT Graduate Program Coordinator and Associate Professor of Information Technology

    xtian2@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-5168
    J 378B

    MSIT Program Coordinator

    Research Interests:  Social Media Snalytics and Cybersecurity.

    Faculty Web Page
  • maria valero

    MS-CYBR Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Information Technology

    mvalero2@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-4552
    J 312

    MSCYBR Program Coordinator

    Research Interests: IoT for smarth healthcare and security.

    Faculty Web Page
  • donald privitera

    Lecturer of Information Technology

    dprivit2@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6099
    R2 222

    BASIT & BSIT Program Coordinator

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    Office Manager

    jbrodell@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3803
    J 393

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    Program Coordinator

    ggavin@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-7866
    House 3945 - 101

  • Taeyeong Choi

    Assistant Professor of Information Technology

    tchoi3@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3797
    J 358

    Faculty Web page
  • william forsyth

    Senior Lecturer of Information Technology

    wforsyt2@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-2795
    J 376

    Faculty Web Page
  • william haggerty

    Limited Term Instructor of Information Technology

    whagger1@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3803
    J 124

  • jamie jamison

    Lecturer of Information Technology

    jjamiso9@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-4275
    J 353A

    Areas of Expertise: AI-Powered Learning Solutions; Technology Leadership; Software Development and Programming; Cloud Computing.

  • linh le

    Assistant Professor of Information Technology

    lle13@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-4311
    J 339

    Research Interests:  Deep Learning and Machine Learning, particularly, designing new techniques and applying them to solve critical problems.

  • Lei Li

    Associate Dean of Student Success in the College of Computing and Software Engineering and Professor of Information Technology

    lli13@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3915
    J 393B

  • zhigang li

    Associate Professor of Information Technology

    zli8@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-4481
    J 378A

    Research Interests: Learning Technologies and STEM Education, which include but are not limited to the discovery, development, and advancement of technologies that can transform learning and the development of new teaching methods that can take advantage of innovative technologies to provide students with an enhanced learning experience.

    Faculty Web Page
  • darin morrow

    Senior Lecturer of Information Technology

    dmorro21@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3144
    J 303

    Areas of Expertise: Technology Leadership; Information Security; Software Engineering, Computer Science; Program/Project Management, Cloud Technologies
     

  • Svetlana Peltsverger

    Senior Associate Dean in the College of Computing and Software Engineering and Professor of Information Technology

    speltsve@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3813
    J 378C

  • Seyedamin Pouriyeh

    Associate Professor of Information Technology

    spouriye@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6109
    J 391

    Research Interests: Machine Learning and Cybersecurity.

    Faculty Web Page
  • Nazmus Sakib

    Assistant Professor of Information Technology

    nsakib1@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3803
    J 309

    Research Interest: Health Informatics, mHealth, Cyber Intelligence, Computational Sustainability.

    Faculty Web Page
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    Lecturer of Data Science and Analytics

    ssayenju@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3803
    J 393

  • chloe yixin xie

    Assistant Professor of Information Technology

    yxie11@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3803
    J 222

    Research Interests: Bioinformatics

  • Honghui Xu

    Assistant Professor of Information Technology

    hxu10@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3803
    J 387

    Faculty Web Page
  • ming yang

    Professor of Information Technology

    myang8@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3809
    J 363

    Research Interests: H.265/HEVC Video Compression, Multimedia Communication, Computer Vision, and Information Security

    Faculty Web Page
  • chi zhang

    Professor of Information Technology

    czhang4@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3796
    J 379

    Research Interests: Health Informatics, Health Analytics, Game-Based Learning, and STEM and IT education

    Faculty Web Page
  • liang zhao

    Assistant Professor of Information Technology

    lzhao10@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-4902
    J 392

    Research Interests: Cyber Security, Big Data Computing & Analytics, and Machine Learning.

    Faculty Web Page
  • Junxuan Zhao

    Limited Term Assistant Professor of Information Technology

    jzhao5@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3803
    J 163

    Areas of Expertise: IoT (Advanced Traffic Sensing), Big Data Analytics, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Smart and Connected Traffic Infrastructure, Data-driven Traffic Safety Analysis.

    Faculty Web Page
  • jack zheng

    Associate Professor of Information Technology

    gzheng@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-5036
    J 383

    Research Interests: Business Intelligence, Data Visualization, Mobile/Web Applications, User Interface Design

  • Jian Zhang

    Assistant Professor of Information Technology

    jzhang51@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-7431
    R2 221

    Faculty Web Page

Part-Time Faculty

Name
Position
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    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Information Technology

    lbrown72@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3803
    J 393

  • bob brown

    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Information Technology

    rbrow211@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-7505
    Marietta

    Dr. Brown taught computer science and information technology beginning in 1996. He retired from his teaching duties in 2017 and is now working with the College of Computing and Software Engineering on outreach to schools in the area. Research interests include computer security, cellular automata, and the use of technology in teaching.

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    Part-Time Instructor of Information Technology

    jbrya153@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3803
    J 393

  • Kyla Craven

    Part-Time Instructor of Information Technology

    kcraven9@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3803
    J 393

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    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Information Technology

    pdicks@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3803
    J 393

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    Part-Time Instructor of Information Technology

    yfeng2@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3803
    J 393

  • Gennadiy Kemelmakher

    Part-Time Instructor of Information Technology

    gkemelma@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3803
    J 393

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    Part-Time Instructor of Information Technology

    amalos@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3803
    J 393

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    Part-Time Instructor of Information Technology

    fmiawama@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3803
    J 393

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    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Information Technology

    spydimar@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3803
    J 393

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    Dual Appointment - FVSU - Part-Time Faculty

    hqiu4@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3803
    J 393

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    Part-Time Instructor of Information Technology

    sshahab@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3803
    J 393

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    Part-Time Instructor of Information Technology

    vstanovs@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3803
    J 393

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    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Information Technology

    cteat@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3803
    J 393

  • denise tucker

    Lecturer of Information Technology

    dtucke36@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6987
    R2-219

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    Part-Time Instructor of Information Technology

    svandev@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3708
    J 392

  • Geetika Vyas

    Lecturer of Information Technology

    gvyas@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3803
    J 393

  • richard windland

    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Information Technology

    rwindlan@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6137
    J 342

Emeritus

Dr. Rebecca Rutherfoord - Professor
Richard Halstead Nusslocch - Professor

Office Manager

Judy Brodell
Phone: 470-578-3803
Email: jbrodell@kennesaw.edu
Location: J393