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CS Department Faculty and Staff

Our faculty members bring a variety of experiences in professional fields, such as business, IT, management, and government. The faculty members have interests that include quality teaching, curriculum development, technology, research, publishing, and professional leadership at the state, regional, national and international levels. The links below will provide more specific information about our faculty members.


In Memory of our Colleague

In memory of Dr. James SchwingLongtime CWU Computer Science department Chair Jim Schwing Died May 2, 2022. A community service where all are welcome is planned for Saturday, October 8, 2022. There will be a gathering at the Ellensburg IOOF cemetery at 11am, with service and luncheon to follow at 12pm (noon) at Sue Lombard Hall on the CWU Campus. The family is providing the luncheon and requests your response if you plan to attend. Please RSVP to Elise May ( if you want to attend the luncheon. Deadline for responding is Monday Sept. 19. Read more about Jim in the linked document.


Department Chair

Dr. Bruce Palmquist, Interim Computer Science Department ChairDr. Bruce Palmquist, Interim Department Chair
(Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minnesota - 1993)

Samuelson 207-C / Discovery Hall 218-B





Dr. Razvan Andonie, Professor, Director of the Computational Science Master's ProgramDr. Razvan Andonie, Professor
Director of the Computational Science Master's Program
(Ph.D., University of Bucharest, Romania - 1984)

Office Hours
Samuelson 216-B
(509) 963-1430




Dr. Donald Davendra, ProfessorDr. Donald Davendra, Professor
(Ph.D., Tomas Bata University, Czech Republic - 2009)

Office Hours
Samuelson 216-F
(509) 963-2901



Dr. Boris Kovalerchuk, ProfessorDr. Boris Kovalerchuk, Professor
(Ph.D., USSR Academy of Science, USSR - 1977)

Office Hours
Samuelson 224-A
(509) 963-1438




Dr. Szilárd VAJDA, Assistant ProfessorDr. Szilárd VAJDA, Associate Professor
(Ph.D., Henri Poincaré University, France - 2008)

Office Hours
Samuelson 216-E
(509) 963-1405


Adjunct Faculty


No photo at this timeSarah Abdul-Wahid, Senior Lecturer
(M.S., Idaho State University, Idaho - 1980)

Office Hours
Samuelson 224-C
(509) 963-2267




Dmytro Dovhalets, LecturerDmytro Dovhalets, Lecturer
(M.S., Central Washington University, Washington - 2018)

Office Hours
Samuelson 224-G
(509) 963-1451



Tatiana Harrison, Senior LecturerTatiana Harrison, Senior Lecturer
(M.S.E.E., St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University, USSR - 1976)

Office Hours
Samuelson 224-B
(509) 963-1496




Dr. Rosemary Salter, Computer Science Senior LecturerDr. Rosemary Salter, Senior Lecturer
(Ph.D. Cornell University, New York)

Office Hours
Samuelson 224-E
(509) 963-2295


Department Advisor


No photo at this timeAngela Murry-Walker, Advisor
Higher Education Center, Bldg. 29 at CWU - Des Moines Center
(509) 963-3808




Department Staff


No photo at this timeMrs. Chris Stone, Secretary Senior
(B.S., Central Washington University, Washington - 2011)

Department Office Hours
Samuelson 207
(509) 963-1495


Emeritus Faculty


2014  -  Dr. James Schwing - Department Chair, Professor of Computer Science
2012  -  Dr. Ed Gellenbeck - Professor of Computer Science
1996  -  Dr. George Town - Professor of Computer Science
1993  -  Dr. Benard Martin - Professor of Computer Science & Mathematics
1991  -  Dr. Calvin Willberg - Professor of Computer Science & Geography

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