Department Faculty and Staff


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Dr. Frank D'Amico
Professor of Statistics

Scholarship interests: analysis of medical data,
clinical trials, and issues in evaluating medical literature.

Contact Number: (412) 396-5978


Dr. Adam Drozdek
Associate Professor of Computer Science

Scholarship interests: algorithms and data structures; philosophy and computing.

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Dr. John Fleming
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Graduate Director, MS in Computational Mathematics and Statistics

Scholarship interests: Mathematical Modeling and
Computation in Electromagnetics.

Contact Number: (412) 396-4851

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Dr. Abhay Gaur
Professor Emeritus - Mathematics

Scholarship interests: functional analysis; analytical
and topological methods in catastrophe theory,
mathematical modeling theory of
American stock markets.

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Mr. Matthew Goodburn 
Instructor of Mathematics/Statistics

Contact Number: (412) 396-1644

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Dr. Nicholas Hurl
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Contact Number: (412) 396-1418

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Dr. Jeffrey Jackson
Professor of Computer Science
Graduate Director, MS in Computer Science

Scholarship interests: foundations of decision theory and machine learning.

Contact Number: (412) 396-5116

Dr. Yaser Jararweh
Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Scholarship interests: Distributed Systems; Edge Computing; Mobile Health;

Software Defined Systems; Cloud Computing; Big Data and 5G.

Dr. Patrick Juola
Professor of Computer Science
Cybersecurity Studies Coordinator
Joseph A. Lauritis, C.S.Sp. Endowed Chair in Teaching and Technology

Scholarship interests: computational linguistics;
computer security; cognitive psychology
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Dr. John Kern
Associate Professor of Statistics
Associate Dean, McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts

Scholarship interest: Bayesian statistics.

Contact Number: (412) 396-5179

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Dr. Daewa Kim
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Contact Number: (412) 396-6165

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Dr. Stacey Levine
Professor of Mathematics
On professional leave during 2021-2022

Scholarship interests: mathematical methods for image processing,
partial differential equations, calculus of variations, sparse representations, deep learning.

Contact Number: (412) 396-6437

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Mr. Alex Lipecky
Instructor of Mathematics

Contact Number: (412) 396-6467

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Dr. Rachael Miller Neilan
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Assistant Chair

Scholarship interests: Agent-based models and simulation; PDE and ODE-based population models;
Optimal control theory; Applications of mathematics in the life sciences

Contact Number: (412) 396-6477

Mr. Brent Rogus
Visiting Instructor of Math

Contact Number: (412) 396-6145

Instructor Andrew Segal

Mr. Andrew Segal
Visiting Instructor of Computer Science

Contact Number: (412) 396-1835 

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Dr. Lili Shashaani

Professor Emerita - Computer Science

Scholarship interests: accessibility for women and
minorities in computer science

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Ms. Larisa Shtrahman
Instructor of Mathematics

Scholarship interest: math education

Contact Number: (412) 396-4625

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Dr. Donald Simon
Associate Professor of Computer Science

Scholarship interests: natural language understanding and
automated theorem proving; artificial intelligence;
computational biology
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Dr. Lauren Sugden
Assistant Professor of Statistics

Scholarship interests: Statistical Inference, Probabilistic Modeling and
Machine Learning,and Evolutionary Genomics.

Contact Number: (412) 396-1648

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Senior Instructor of Statistics

Scholarship Interests: Evaluating the validity and reliability
of standardized test results; linking and equating test

Contact Number: (412) 396-5489

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Dr. Karl Wimmer
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Department Chair

Scholarship interests: Discrete function analysis, learning

Contact Number: (412) 396-6467
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Picture of Instructor Worthington Mr. Joseph Worthington

Instructor of Mathematics/Statistics

Scholarship interests: knot energy functions and

Contact Number: (412) 396-4612


If your instructor is not listed below contact the Department Office at 412-396-6467 or


Mr. Jacob Hodges
Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics

Dr. Neda (Khalili) Blackburn
Adjunct Instructor of Computer Science

Dr. Tim Glaid
Adjunct Instructor of Computer Science

Mrs. Cynthia Jackson
Adjunct Instructor of Problem Solving with Creative Math.

Mr. Daniel Marcinek
Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics

Mr. Kris Scigliano
Adjunct Instructor of Computer Science

Mrs. Carolyn Sofko
Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics

Dr. Arthur Sugden
Adjunct Instructor of Data Science


Mrs. Billie Kay Rebholz
Administrative Assistant II

Contact Number: (412) 396-6467