Computer Science Department

Faculty and Staff

  • Matthew Anderson, Visiting Assistant Professor

    andersm2@union.edu :: (518) 388-6848 :: 231 Steinmetz

    Interests: Theory of Computing, Computational Complexity, Algorithms, Logic, Derandomization

  • Aaron Cass, Associate Professor

    cassa@union.edu :: (518) 388-8051 :: 220 Steinmetz

    Interests: Software Design, Human Computer Interaction, Empirical Methods

  • Chris Fernandes, Associate Professor

    fernandc@union.edu :: (518) 388-6401 :: 219 Steinmetz

    Interests: Database Management Systems, Data Mediation, Interface Design

  • Lisa Galeo, Administrative Assistant

    galeol@union.edu :: (518) 388-6270 :: 210 Steinmetz

  • Matt McClosky, System Administrator and Manager of Research Computing

    mccloskm@union.edu :: (518) 388-6822 :: 229 Steinmetz

    Interests: Systems Management, Disaster Recovery, Internet Security, Photography (Digital & Chemical Process), Automotive Technology

  • John Rieffel, Associate Professor

    rieffelj@union.edu :: (518) 388-6062 :: 227 Steinmetz

    Interests: robotics, artificial intelligence

  • Kristina Striegnitz, Associate Professor and Chair

    striegnk@union.edu :: (518) 388-6554 :: 208 Steinmetz

    Interests: Natural Language Processing, Embodied Conversational Agents, Artificial Intelligence, Human-Computer Interaction

  • Lei Wang, Visiting Assistant Professor

    wangl2@union.edu :: (518) 388-7199 :: 233 Steinmetz

    Interests: Positioning and Localization, Sensor Fusion, Machine Learning, Optimal State Estimation

  • Nick Webb, Assistant Professor

    webbn@union.edu :: (518) 388-6374 :: 223 Steinmetz

    Interests: Natural Language Processing, Social Robotics, Computer Science Education

Associated Faculty

  • Fernando Orellana, Associate Professor, Visual Arts

    orellanf@union.edu :: (518) 388-6473 :: 101 Olin

    Interests: Artificial life, automated systems, generative art, graphic design, painting, robotic sculpture

  • John Spinelli, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

    spinellj@union.edu :: (518) 388-6307 :: 221 Steinmetz

    Interests: Computer Networks, Communication Protocols for Distributed Systems and Networks, Multi-Access Communication, Interconnection Networks and Switching Systems

  • Cherrice Traver, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

    traverc@union.edu :: (518) 388-6326 :: 212 Steinmetz

    Interests: Computer Architecture, VLSI, Microprocessors, Asynchronous Circuits, Hardware Description Languages and Synthesis

Emeritus Faculty

  • Linda Almstead, Senior Lecturer Emerita, Computer Science

    almsteal@union.edu

    Interests: Software Engineering, Numerical Methods, Web Design, Robotics

  • Dave Hannay, Professor Emeritus, Computer Science

    hannayd@union.edu

    Interests: Automata Theory, Management Information Systems, Computer Architecture

  • David Hemmendinger, Professor Emeritus, Computer Science

    hemmendd@union.edu :: (518) 388-6319 :: 225 Steinmetz

    Interests: Programming Languages, Algorithms, Concurrency, Hardware Specification and Verification, History of Computing

  • George Williams, Professor Emeritus, Computer Science

    williamg@union.edu

    Interests: Program Design, Systems Programming, Information Retrieval