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Computer Science

College of the Sciences

Faculty and Staff

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, andprofessional leadership at the state, regional, national and international levels. The links below will provide more specific information about our faculty members.

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Dr. Donald Davendra, Professor, Department ChairDr. Donald Davendra, Professor
Department Chair

(Ph.D., Tomas Bata University, Czech Republic - 2009)

Office Hours
Samuelson 207-C
Phone: (509) 963-1432

Tenure and Tenure Track Faculty
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
Phone: (509) 963-1430

Dr. Adriano Cavalcanti, Assistant ProfessorDr. Adriano Cavalcanti, Assistant Professor
(Ph.D., Monash University, Australia - 2010)

Office Hours
Samuelson 216-D
Phone: (509) 963-2063


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

Office Hours
Samuelson 216-A
Phone: (509) 963-1438


Dr. Arne Leitert, Assistant ProfessorDr. Arne Leitert, Assistant Professor
(Ph.D., Kent State University, Ohio - 2017)

Office Hours
Samuelson 216-C
Phone: (509) 963-1492


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

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

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

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

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

Office Hours
Samuelson 224-G
Phone: (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
Phone: (509) 963-1496


No photo at this timeDouglas McKinley, Lecturer
(M.S., Oregon State University, Oregon - 2019)

Office Hours
Samuelson 224-D
Phone: (509) 963-2066


No photo at this timeDr. Rosemary Salter, Lecturer
(Ph.D. Cornell University, New York)

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

Advisor and Recruiter - TBA


No photo at this timeMrs. Chris Stone, Secretary Senior

(B.S., Central Washington University, Washington - 2011)

Department Office Hours
Samuelson 207
Phone: (509) 963-1495


Emeritus Faculty

  Year                                          Name and Title                                                            
 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 and Mathematics
 1991    Dr. Calvin Willberg - Professor of Computer Science and Geography



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