CS Faculty Mini Talks

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 17:30
TH 331
Profs. Hughes(Kinesiology), Singh, Yoon

These talks are designed for our graduate students to get to know the faculty in the department. Each professor will give a short speech on what their specific area of expertise is on and what projects they have completed and what they have been working on currently.


Dr. Hughes will speak on Leveraging technology and innovation to develop integrated health solutions for underserved populations.  Charmayne Hughes is a Health Equity Institute Associate Professor of Kinesiology at San Francisco State University. She received her Ph.D in motor behavior from Purdue University in 2010, and completed her postdoctoral work at Bielefeld University, the Technical University of Munich, and Nanyang Technological University. Using her background in motor control neuroscience and engineering she seeks to elucidate the impact of violence and trauma on underlying neurocognitive and neuromotor functioning, and to develop scientific, engineering and technological solutions that benefit resource-constrained and vulnerable populations.

Professor Singh will talk about the research conducted in his lab. Rahul Singh is a professor in the Computer Science department. His research interests are in computational biology and drug discovery, big data analysis, multimedia systems, and biological image analysis.

Professor Yoon will talk about the active research she works with her graduate students. Her team has developed “World of Balance” multiplayer game for ecology research and “DeBugger” MMORPG for educating computer science students​. Her team also developed mobile app, Koob an eBook reader that collects valuable assessment and information of reading habits from the natural reading activity in a natural environment and SuperCaly that is based on calendar app and adding location tracking data and media into the calendar automatically. She teaches Computer Graphics, Internet Application, and Multiplayer Game Design and Development.