Florida International University’s College of Engineering and Computing welcomes the following faculty

Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) 

Hamid ShahrestaniHamid Shahrestani, Associate Teaching Professor
* M.S., Industrial & Systems Engineering, University of Florida, 2001
* M.S., Engineering Management, University of Florida, 2001
* Minimally and non-invasive biomedical devices and systems design for treatment of diseases in the vascular, neurological, and skeletal systems

Knight School of Computing and Information Sciences (KFSCIS)

jhaSumit Jha, Professor
* Ph.D., Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, 2010
* B.Tech, Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, 2004
* Ethics and AI focused on trust, privacy, and green AI with universal  accessibility to foundation-class AI models


ZhangWenbin Zhang, Assistant Professor
* Ph.D., University of Maryland, 2020
* M.S., Computer Science, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Newfoundland, Canada, 2015
* Societal aspects of AI, health informatics, representation learning, data stream mining, machine learning for science, and interdisciplinary engineering

ZadSamira Zad, Assistant Teaching Professor
* Ph.D., Computer Science, Florida International University, 2022
* M.S., Computer Science, Northeastern Illinois University, 2016
* Natural language processing, machine learning, text mining, semantic analysis, and emotion detection


OcalMustafa Ocal, Assistant Teaching Professor
* Ph.D., Computer Science, Florida International University, 2022
* M.S., Computer Science, Florida International University, 2021
* Data science, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, and machine learning


CaceresJuan Mancilla Caceres, Assistant Teaching Professor
* Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014
* M.S., Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010
* AI and human computer interaction, including topics like ethics in AI, modelling human behavior, and multidisciplinary research in general


AkbarRehan Akbar, Associate Teaching Professor
* Ph.D., Information Technology, Universiti Teknologi Petronas,
Malaysia, 2013
* M.S., Computer Science, GC University Lahore, Pakistan, 2008
* M.S., Computer Science, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad,
Pakistan, 2001
* Software engineering, human computer interaction, software project management, cybersecurity, database systems, and e-commerce

MalikHafiz Abid Mahmood Malik, Assistant Teaching Professor  
* Ph.D., Computer Science, Universiti Islam Antarabangsa, Malaysia (UIAM/IIUM), 2016
* Complex networks, network sciences, network modeling of diseases and social networks, and data science



GilalAbdul Rehman Gilal, Assistant Teaching Professor
* Ph.D., Software Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP), Malaysia, 2017
* Human factor in software development, complex networks, databases and data mining, programming, and cloud computing


Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)

MisraAnil Misra, Department Chair/Professor
* Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1988
* Analytical, computational, and experimental micro-mechanics of granular materials


Enterprise and Logistical Engineering (ELE) PROGRAM

ShenQian Shen, Assistant Teaching Professor
* Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg, Russia
* Enterprise resources planning software, namely SAP, production planning and control, scheduling, logistics management, inventory control, and network optimization


Department of Materials and Mechanical Engineering (MME)

DowneyMarkus Downey, Assistant Teaching Professor
* Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Michigan State University, 2016
* M.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Rhode Island, 2004
* Composite materials, material characterization, polymers and nanomaterials


Moss Department of Construction Management

SamMahya Sam, Assistant Teaching Professor
* Ph.D., Construction Management, University of Florida, 2023
* Intersection of Human-Robot Collaboration (HRC) and the resilience of construction work processes, architectural engineering, interdisciplinary research in the field of construction management


CaseyLarry Casey, LEED AP, Assistant Teaching Professor and  Industry Advisory Council Director
* MBA, Nova Southeastern University
* B.S., Building Construction, Virginia Tech
* LEED AP, advancement of student learning and leadership development through engagement with construction industry leaders, field operations, and technology applications

SubediSudip Subedi, PhD, PE, Assistant Teaching Professor
* Ph.D., Civil Engineering, FIU, 2021
* Construction safety and health, big data analysis, machine learning, and automation, virtual reality, laser scanning, and construction technology


School of Universal Computing, Construction & Engineering Education (SUCCEED)

DelaineDavid Delaine, Associate Professor
* Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Drexel University, 2012
* Engineering education, university-community partnerships, community engagement, qualitative educational research methods, international collaboration