UMKC Catalog


School of Computing and Engineering

@ Associate or Adjunct Graduate Faculty
* Members of UMKC Graduate Faculty
# Members of UMKC Doctoral Faculty
+ Located at UM-St. Louis campus


Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering

Donald Baker Contact Information; adjunct instructor; B.S. (Colorado State university), M.S. (University of Kansas); P.E.

#*Bryan R. Becker Contact Information; professor; B.S. (University of Missouri-Rolla); M.S. (University of Missouri-Columbia); Ph.D. (University of Tennessee-Knoxville); P.E.

Anthony Black Contact Information; adjunct instructor; B.S. (Brigham Young University); M.S., Ph.D. (Purdue University); P.E.

Katherine H. Bloemker Contact Information; assistant teaching professor; B.S., M.S. (Stanford University)

#*ZhiQiang Chen; assistant professor; B.S. (Southeast University, Nanjing, China); M.S. Michigan Technological University); Ph.D. (University of California-San Diego). 

Lawrence Drbal Contact Information; adjunct professor; B.S. (University of Nebraska); M.S., Ph.D.  (Kansas State University); P.E. 

Patricia Funk; adjunct instructor; B.A. (Avila University); M.B.A. (Rockhurst University). 

#*Trent M. Guess Contact Information; associate professor; B.S. (University of Kansas); M.S. (Colorado State University); Ph.D. (University of Kansas).

#*Ceki Halmen; assistant professor; B.S. (Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey); M.S., Ph.D. (Texas A&M University). 

Robert Hanlin Contact Information; instructor; B.S., M.S. (Colorado School of Mines); P.E.

#*Wei Ji Contact Information; associate professor of geosciences; B.S., M.S. (Peking University); Ph.D. (University of Connecticut);(primary appointment: College of Arts and Science).

Dan Justice Contact Information; adjunct professor; B.S. (University of Missouri-Rolla); M.S., Ph.D. (University of Texas-Austin).

Michael Kelly Contact Information; instructor; B.S. (University of Missouri-Rolla).

#*John T. Kevern Contact Information; assistant professor; B.S. (University of Wisconsin-Platteville); M.S., Ph.D. (Iowa State University); LEED AP. 

#*Greg King Contact Information; assistant professor; B.S., M.S., Ph.D. (University of Kansas).

Robert Lambrechts Contact Information; adjunct professor; B.S., M.S. (University of Missouri Columbia); J.D. (St. Louis University).

Rudolph L. Leutzinger, Sr. Contact Information; former director, general engineering program, and associate professor emeritus; B.A. (Iowa State College); M.E. (University of Michigan); Ph.D. (University of Iowa); P.E. (Retired).

Forrest G. Lowe Contact Information; visiting associate professor; B.S. (Northwest Missouri State University); M.S. (Texas Christian University); Ed.D. (Nova Southeastern University); P.E. (Retired). 

James F. Mahoney, Jr. Contact Information; adjunct instructor; B.S., M.S. (University of Missouri-Columbia/Kansas City); P.E.

Mark F. McClernon Contact Information; chair, department of civil and mechanical engineering, and associate professor; B.S. (Rockhurst University); M.S., Ph.D. (University of Notre Dame); P.E.

Gregory E. Muleski; adjunct professor; B.S. (Rockhurst College); B.S.E.S. (Rockhurst College); M.S. (University of Notre Dame); Ph.D. (University of Notre Dame). 

#*Deborah J. O'Bannon Contact Information; associate professor; B.S. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology); M.Eng. (Manhattan College); Ph.D. (University of Iowa); P.E.

#*Jerry E. Richardson Contact Information; associate profesor; B.S., M.S., Ph.D. (Colorado State University); P.E.

Marc T. Richardson; adjunct instructor professor; B.S.I.E. (University of Missouri-Columbia); M.B.A. (Rockhurst College); J.D. (University of Missouri-Kansas City); P.E., Esq. 

Walt Rychlewski; adjunct instructor; B.S., M.S., Ph.D. (University of Missouri-Columbia). 

Donald R. Smith; founding director, coordinated undergraduate engineering program, and former executive director, coordinated engineering program, and associate professor emeritus; B.S. (Kansas State University); M.S. (United States Air Force Institute of Technology); M.A., Ph.D. (University of Colorado); P.E. (Retired).

#*Amber Stern Contact Information ; assistant professor; B.S. (University of North Carolina-Charlotte); M.S. (Virginia Tech); Ph.D. (Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University). 

William E. Stewart, Jr.; professor emeritus; B.S., M.S., Ph.D. (University of Missouri-Rolla); P.E. (Retired).

#*Ganesh Thiagarajan Contact Information; associate professor; B.Tech., M.Tech. (Indian Institute of Technology-Madras); Ph.D. (Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge).

#*Kevin Z. Truman; dean, School of Computing & Engineering, B.A. (Monmouth College); B.S., M.S. (Washington University); Ph.D. (University of Missouri-Rolla).


Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

#*Cory Beard Contact Information; associate professor; B.S., M.S. (University of Missouri-Columbia); Ph.D. (University of Kansas).

Eddie Burris Contact Information; assistant teaching professor; M.S. (Michigan State University).

#*Deb Chatterjee Contact Information; associate professor; B.E.Tel.E. (Jadavpur University, India); M.Tech. (India Institute of Technology-Kharagpur, India); M.A.Sc. (Concordia University, Canada); Ph.D. (University of Kansas).

#*Ghulam M. Chaudhry Contact Information; chair, dept. of computer science electrical engineering; professor; B.S. (University of Punjab, Pakistan); M.S. (B.Z. University, Pakistan); M.S., Ph.D. (Wayne State University).

#*Baek-Young Choi Contact Information; associate professor; B.S. (Pusan National University, Korea); M.S. (Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea); Ph.D. (University of Minnesota).

Robert Cotter Contact Information; assistant teaching professor; B.S. (Northwestern University); Ph.D. (University of Missouri-Kansas City).

#*Reza Derakhshani Contact Information; associate professor; B.S. (Iran University of Science and Technology); M.S., Ph.D. (West Virginia University).

#*Deendayal "Dinakar" Dinakarpandian Contact Information; assosicate professor; M.D. (Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry, India); Ph.D. (Case Western Reserve University); M.S. (University of Missouri-Kansas City).

#*Yijie Han Contact Information; associate professor; B.S. (University of Science and Technology of China), Ph.D. (Duke University).

Brian Hare Contact Information; assistant teaching professor; M.S. (University of Houston and University of Missouri-Kansas City).

#*Lein Harn Contact Information; professor; B.A. (National Taiwan University); M.S. (University of New York at Stony Brook); Ph.D. (University of Minnesota).

Richard G. Hetherington Contact Information; founding director, computer science program, and professor emeritus; B.A. (Brothers College, Drew University); M.S., Ph.D.(University of Wisconsin-Madison).

Mary Lou Hines Fritts Contact Information; research professor, CIO and vice provost for academic programs; B.S., M.S., Ph.D. (Kansas State University).

Mark Hoffman Contact Information; adjunct assistant professor; B.A. (William Jewell); Ph.D.(University of Wisconsin - Madison). Primary Affiliation: Cerner

Michael W. Kelly Contact Information; instructor; B.S. (University of Missouri-Rolla).

Jerome Knopp Contact Information; associate professor; B.S., M.S., Ph.D. (University of Texas-Austin).

#*Vijay Kumar Contact Information; professor; B.S., M.S. (Ranchi University); Graduate Dipl. (Cambridge University); M.S. (Manchester University); Ph.D. (Southampton University).

#*Yugyung Lee Contact Information; associate professor; B.S. (University of Washington); Ph.D. (New Jersey Institute of Technology).

Walter D. Leon-Salas; assistant professor; B.S. (San Agustin National University, Arequipa, Peru); M.S., Ph.D. University of Nebraska-Lincoln). 

#*Deepankar (Deep) Medhi Contact Information; curators' professor; B.Sc. (Cotton College, Gauhati University); M.Sc. (University of Delhi); M.S., Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin-Madison).

#*Ken Mitchell Contact Information; associate professor; B.M., M.M. (Indiana University); M.S., Ph.D. (University of Missouri-Kansas City).

Judy Mullins Contact Information; associate teaching professor; B.A., B.S. (University of North Alabama); B.S. (Missouri Western State College); M.S. (University of Missouri-Kansas City).

#*Jerry P. Place Contact Information; associate dean of academic; associate professor; B.B.A., M.B.A (University of Missouri-Kansas City); M.S., Ph.D. (University of Kansas).

Praveen Rao, assistant professor; B.Tech (University of Pune, India); M.S., Ph.D. University of Arizona-Tucson). 

#*Xiaojun Shen Contact Information; professor; B.S. (Quinghua University); M.S. (East China Institute of Technology); Ph.D. (University of Illinois-Urbana).

Jesse Sherwood Contact Information; instructor; B.S. (University of Missouri-Rolla); B.S. (University of Missouri-Columbia); MBA (Rockhurst University); Ph.D. (University of Missouri-Kansas City).

David G. Skitek; assistant professor emeritus; B.S. (University of Missouri-Rolla); M.S.E., Ph.D. (Arizona State University); P.E. (Retired)

#*Khosrow Sohraby Contact Information; curators' professor; B.E., M.E. (McGill University); Ph.D. (University of Toronto).

#*Appie van de Liefvoort Contact Information; professor; Kandidaats; Doctorandus (Katholieke Universiteit, Nijmegen, The Netherlands); M.S., Ph.D. (University of Nebraska-Lincoln).

Yongjie Zheng Contact Information; assistant professor; B. Eng. (Tsinghua University, Beijing, China); M. Phil. (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong); Ph.D. (University of California, Irvine).