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Allen, James F.

John H. Dessauer Professor of Computer Science
Professor of Linguistics
Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Office: 721 CSB

Phone: (585) 275-7263

Email: james@cs.rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • Natural language understanding
  • Discourse
  • Knowledge representation
  • Common-sense reasoning
  • Planning
Brisson, Jennifer

Assistant Professor

Office: 326B Hutchison

Phone: (585) 275-8392

Email: jennifer.brisson@rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • Evolution of morphology
  • Molecular basis of phenotypic plasticity
  • Evolution and development in the pea aphid
  • The role of epigenetics in polyphenism
Jessica Cantlon
Cantlon, Jessica

Assistant Professor

Office: 321 Meliora Hall

Phone: (585) 276-5292

Email: jessica.cantlon@rochester.edu

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Robert Clark
Clark, Robert

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Office: 309 Lattimore Hall

Phone: (585) 275-4151

Email: rclark@rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • Dynamic systems
  • Measurement and control
  • Single-molecule mechanics
  • Bio-nano-manufacturing
  • Scaffolds for tissue engineering
Jean Philippe Couderc
Couderc, Jean Philippe

Associate Professor of Department of Medicine, Cardiology Heart Research

Office: 4322 Saunders Research Building

Phone: (585) 275-1096

Email: jean-philippe.couderc@heart.rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • Electrocardiography
  • Electrophysiological signals
Rajiv Dewan
Dewan, Rajiv

Professor of Computers and Information Systems

Office: 3-333B Carol Simon Hall

Phone: (585) 275-3827

Email: rajiv.dewan@rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • Economics
  • Organizational and industrial organization issues in Information systems and technology area
Ray Dorsey
Dorsey, E. Ray

David M. Levy Professorship in Neurology Director of Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics

Phone: (585) 276-6824

Email: ray.dorsey@chet.rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • Movement disorders, neurological disorders
Sandhya Dwarkadas
Dwarkadas, Sandhya

Professor and Chair, Computer Science
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Office: 717 CSB

Phone: (585) 275-5647

Email: sandhya@cs.rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • Parallel and distributed computing
  • Computer architecture & networks
  • Interaction and interface between the compiler, runtime system, and underlying architecture
  • Software distributed shared memory
  • Integrated compiler and runtime support for parallelism
  • Simulation methodology
  • Uniprocessor and multiprocessor architectures
  • Parallel applications development
  • Performance evaluation
Timothy Dye
Dye, Timothy

Associate Chair, Research and Professor of Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology (SMD)

Office: 255 Crittenden Blvd.

Phone: (585) 276-6953

Email: tim_dye@urmc.rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • Applied public health, particularly within marginalized, isolated, and global
  • Social and cultural determinants of health
Cynthia Ebinger
Ebinger, Cynthia

Professor

Office: 206 Hutchison

Phone: (585) 276-3364

Email: cynthia.ebinger@rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • Geodesy, seismology, structural geology, and geodynamics as applied to active and ancient plate boundary deformation, and thermo-mechanical properties of the crust and upper mantle on Earth and terrestrial planets.
Adam Frank
Frank, Adam

Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Office: 417A Bausch & Lomb Hall

Phone: (585) 275-1717

Email: afrank@pas.rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • Theoretical Astrophysics
  • Hydrodynamic and magneto-hydrodynamic evolution of matter ejected from stars
  • Jets from Young Stellar Objects
  • Bipolar outflows from evolved stars such as Planetary Nebulae and Massive stars
  • Large scale numerical simulations
  • Plasma astrophysical research
  • Magnetic diffusion in interstellar clouds and the evolution of solar magnetic flux tubes
Gourab Ghoshal
Ghoshal, Gourab

Research Interests
  • Complex systems
  • Game theory
  • Econophysics
  • Non-equilibrium statistical physics
  • Dynamical systems
Daniel Gildea
Gildea, Daniel

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Office: 730 CSB

Phone: (585) 275-7230

Email: gildea@cs

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Research Interests
  • Statistical approaches to natural language processing
  • Machine translation
  • Language understanding
Ralf Haefner
Haefner, Ralf

Assistant Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Elaine Hill
Hill, Elaine

Assistant Professor of Public Health Sciences

Office: 265 Crittenden Blvd.

Phone: (585) 275-0165

Email: Elaine_hill@urmc.rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • health impacts of pollution
  • health care utilization, quality and access
  • human capital formation
Hoque, M. Ehsan

Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Office: 710 Computer Sciences Building

Phone: (585) 275-1351

Email: mehoque at cs.rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Social Skills Training
  • Interactive machine learning
  • Ubiquitous Computing
  • Assistive Technology
Thomas Howard
Howard, Thomas M.

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Office: 344 HPN

Phone: (585) 275-3755

Email: thoward@ece.rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Robotics
  • Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Understanding
Orna Intrator
Intrator, Orna

Professor of Department of Public Health Sciences (SMD)

Office: 400 Fort Hill Ave. Canandaigua VAMC

Phone: (585) 275-0624

Email: orna_intrator@urmc.rochester.edu

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Robert Jacobs
Jacobs, Robert A.

Professor

Office: 306 Meliora Hall

Phone: (585) 275-0753

Email: robbie@bcs.rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • cognitive and perceptual learning
  • neural computation
Henry Kautz
Kautz, Henry

Robin and Tim Wentworth Director of the Institute for Data Science
Professor of Computer Science

Office: 723 CSB

Phone: (585) 520-1200

Email: kautz@cs.rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Pervasive Computing
  • Data Science
Henry Kautz
Kautz, Henry

Robin and Tim Wentworth Director of the Institute for Data Science
Professor of Computer Science

Office: 723 CSB

Phone: (585) 520-1200

Email: kautz@cs.rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Pervasive Computing
  • Data Science
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Liu, Ji

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Office: Computer Sciences Building

Email: jliu@cs.rochester.edu

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Coeil Lopes
Lopes, Coeli

Research Associate Professor of Department of Medicine, Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute

Office: A116D 211 Bailey Rd

Phone: (585) 276-9784

Email: coeli_lopes@urmc.rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • Understanding the regulation of ion channels by diverse G-protein signaling pathways in normal and pathological states
  • Long QT syndrome
  • KCNE1
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Luo, Jiebo

Professor of Computer Science

Office: 611 Computer Sciences Building

Phone: (585) 276-5784

Email: jluo@cs.rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • Computer Vision
  • Machine learning
  • Data Mining
  • Social Media
  • Biomedical Informatics
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Ubiquitous and Mobile Computing
Gonzalo Mateos
Mateos, Gonzalo

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Office: 413 HPN

Phone: (585) 275-5930

Email: gmateosb@ece.rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • Statistical Signal Processing
  • Networks
  • Machine Learning
  • Decentralized Optimization
Jude Mitchell
Mitchell, Jude

Assistant Professor

Office: 311 Meliora Hall

Email: jmitchell@bcs.rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • How spatial attention alters statistics of neuronal spiking
  • Extracellular classification of neuronal types in awake animals
  • Systems identification models of sensory processing and attention
  • Network models of spiking neurons and correlations in firing
  • Human psychophysics in object-based attention, recognition, and perceptual learning
Steven Piantadosi
Piantadosi, Steven

Assistant Professor

Office: 307 Meliora Hall

Phone: (585) 275-8689

Email: spiantadosi@bcs.rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • language learning, language processing, computational modeling
Rajeev Raizada
Raizada, Rajeev

Professor

Office: 314 Meliora Hall

Phone: (585) 275-8673

Email: raizada@bcs.rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • Multivoxel pattern analysis of fMRI
  • Language, semantics
  • Structure of neural representations
  • Computational modeling
Huaxia Rui
Rui, Huaxia

Assistant Professor of Business Administration of Simon Graduate School of Business Administration

Office: 3-318 Carol Simon Hall

Phone: (585) 275-4278

Email: huaxia.rui@simon.rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • Social media analytics
  • Online word of mouth
  • Online advertising
Vincent Silenzio
Silenzio, Vincent

Associate Professor of Department of Psychiatry, Research (SMD) - Primary
Associate Professor of Department of Family Medicine (SMD)
Associate Professor of Department of Public Health Sciences (SMD)

Office: 1-7285 300 Crittenden Blvd.

Phone: (585) 275-6069

Email: v.m.silenzio@rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • Social informatics
  • Machine learning
  • Network analysis to support public health and public policy needs
Scott Steele
Steele, Scott

Director of Rochester Center of Excellence in Data Science
Deputy Director of Institute for Data Science
Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences

Office: Office 1-208 265 Crittenden Blvd.

Phone: (585) 275-0708

Email: scott.steele@rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • Science, technology, and health policy
  • Regulatory science
Robert Strawderman
Strawderman, Robert

Chair of Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology (SMD)
Donald M. Foster MD Distinguished Professor of Biostatistics

Office: 4122 Saunders Research Building

Phone: (585) 275-6688

Email: Robert_Strawderman@URMC.Rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • Statistical learning methods with applications to risk prediction and survival analysis
  • Statistical and computational modeling for high dimensional data
  • Semiparametric models
  • Statistical inference for stochastic processes
  • Collaborative research
Juilee Thakar
Thakar, Juilee

Assistant Professor of Department of Microbiology and Immunology (SMD)

Office: 3-9611 Kornberg Medical Research Building

Phone: (585) 276-6925

Email: juliee_thakar@urmc.rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • Bioinformatics
  • Systems biology
  • Dynamic Modeling Tools
David Topham
Topham, David

Professor of Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Center for Vaccine Biology and Immunology (SMD) – Primary

Office: 3-9631 Kornberg Medical Research Building

Phone: (585) 273-1403

Email: david_topham@urmc.rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • Virus infections of the respiratory tract
  • Influenza and immunity
Michelle Vogl
Vogl, Michelle

Administrator of Institute for Data Science

Office: 722 Computer Studies Building

Phone: (585) 275-5288

Email: michelle.saile@rochester.edu

Andrew White
White, Andrew

Assistant Professor

Office: 208C Gavett Hall

Phone: (585) 276-7395

Email: andrew.white@rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • Materials Design
  • Self-Assembly
  • Computer Simulation
  • Machine Learning
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Williams, David R.

William G. Allyn Professor of Medical Optics
Professor of Optics
Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Professor of Ophthalmology
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Director of the Center for Visual Science

Office: 270 Meliora Hall

Phone: (585) 275-8672

Email: david@cvs.rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • The Human Visual System
  • Physiological Optics
Axel Wismueller
Wismueller, Axel

Professor of Department of Imaging Sciences (SMD) - Primary
Professor of Department of Biomedical Engineering (SMD)
Professor of Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Office: 2A218 Medical Center Annex Building

Phone: (585) 273-1689

Email: axel.wismueller@rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • Innovative strategies for computational radiology
  • data exploration, pattern recognition, visualization, and machine learning methods for biomedical imaging
Martin Zand
Zand, Martin

Professor of Department of Medicine, Nephrology (SMD) – Primary

Office: 601 Elmwood Ave.

Phone: (585) 275-7753

Email: martin_zand@urmc.rochester.edu

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Research Interests
  • Organ transplantation
  • B cell immunobiology, vaccine biology, and computational modeling of immune responses