Colleges are defined by the quality and commitment of their faculty, and great colleges are defined by having engaged teachers and scholars who bring new energy, ideas, perspectives, and partnerships to their students, to each other, and to the college.

We welcome the following new faculty members and look forward to their contribution and engagement in our academic learning and scholarly environment.

Knight School of Computing and Information Sciences (KFSCIS)Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME)

Kiavash Bahreini, Associate Teaching Professor
2015, Ph.D., Computer Science and Computer Vision, Open University of The Netherlands
Computer Vision, Smart Systems Development, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Software Engineering

Kaoutar Ben Ahmed, Assistant Teaching Professor
2016, Ph.D., Information Science, Abdelmalek Essaadi University, Morocco
2022, Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering, University of South Florida
Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Medical Image Processing

Yanzhao Wu, Assistant Professor
2022, Ph.D., Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology
Systems and Machine Learning, Big Data, Edge Computing, Artificial Intelligence (AI)

School of Electrical, Computer and Enterprise Engineering Enterprise and Logistics Engineering Department (ELE)

Oscar Saenz, Professor of Practice
2005, Ph.D., Industrial and Systems Engineering, Florida International University
Engineering project management, quality management, production planning & control, systems simulation, engineering education

Moss School of Construction, Infrastructure and Sustainability Moss Department of Construction Management (CM)

Runhe Zhu, Assistant Professor
2022, Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Southern California
Human-building interactions, built environment resilience, smart and connected communities