Computer Science & Information Systems Research

Motivated students in our program often find opportunities to work directly with their professors on research projects. Gain valuable skills and experience while building your resume for your career and applications for graduate and professional school!  

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM (UROP)
SUMMER UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH EXPERIENCE (SURE)
  • Similar to UROP, SURE provides an outlet for undergraduate students to take part in hands-on research with their professors while earning a stipend over the spring & summer semesters. Learn more about SURE. 
Graduate Student Research Assistantship (GSRA)
  • The Graduate Student Research Assistantship (GSRA) program at the University of Michigan-Flint is a vehicle to provide financial support for the academically-related research activities of active UM-Flint graduate students. Click to learn more about qualifying and applying.

Interested in Conducting Resarch?

Check out the faculty research blocks below! Students interested in conducting research with faculty are encouraged to reach out directly. 

Email:
markalli@umich.edu
Computer Science & Information Systems

Mark Allison, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Research: Model-Driven Software Development, Smartgrid, Intelligent Agents, UAVs

Check out Dr. Allison's study of the "A Resilient Cooperative Localization Strategy for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles in Swarms," recently published in the 2020 10th Annual Computing and Communication Workshop and Conference (CCWC) here

Dr. Allison is part of the faculty team that leads the Intelligent Systems Research Group at UM-Flint pursues research in the areas of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Controlled Systems. Their goals are to promote the advancement of the theory and applications of AI.

 

 

Email:
alhosban@umich.edu
Computer Science & Information Systems

Amal Alhosban, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Research: Semantic Web, Fault Management and Wireless Network

Check out Dr. Alhosban's study of the "Discovering a New Correlations and Patterns related to Educational Programs in Web Development," recently published in the 2018 8th International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology (CSIT) here!

Dr. Alhosban is part of the faculty team that leads the Intelligent Systems Research Group at UM-Flint pursues research in the areas of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Controlled Systems. Their goals are to promote the advancement of the theory and applications of AI. 

Email:
bisgin@umich.edu
Computer Science & Information Systems

Halil Bisgin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Research: Data Mining & Machine Learning, Social Computing, Biomedical Informatics & Bioinformatics, Parallel Computing

Check out Dr. Bisgin's study of the "Targeted Metabolic Profiling of Urine Highlights a Potential Biomarker Panel for the Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Pilot Study," recently published in by the Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute here! Another recent publication from Dr. Bisgin includes research into the causes and development of epilepsy in the brain, read more about it here!

Email:
mmani@umich.edu
Computer Science & Information Systems

Murali Mani, Ph.D.

Professor of Computer Science

Research: Database Systems, Processing of Streaming Data, Data Lineage, Big Data, Secure Query Processing in the Cloud, Effective Computer Science Education, Women and Minorities in Computer Science

Check out Dr. Mani's study in exploring query resents, "IPAW 2020 Preprint: Efficient Computation of Provenance for Query Result Exploration," recently published here

He also leads the Database Management Systems research team, which pursues studies into the general area of computer science. 

Email:
mjspra@umich.edu
Computer Science & Information Systems

Matthew Spradling, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Research: Misinformation in Social Media, Coalition Formation, Game Theory, Complexity Theory, Social Networks

Check out Dr. Spradling's study of the "Introducing & Evaluating ‘Nutrition Facts’ for Online Content," recently published in the 2020 International Conference on Cyber Security and Protection of Digital Services (Cyber Security) here!

 

Email:
zahsyed@umich.edu
Computer Science & Information Systems

Zahid Syed, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Research: Computer & mobile security, Behavioral biometrics, Data mining

Check out Dr. Syed's study of the "Touch gesture-based authentication on mobile devices: The effects of user posture, device size, configuration, and inter-session variability, " recently published in the Journal of Systems and Software here!

Dr. Syed is part of the faculty team that leads the Intelligent Systems Research Group at UM-Flint pursues research in the areas of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Controlled Systems. Their goals are to promote the advancement of the theory and applications of AI. 

Email:
tcharlot@umich.edu
Computer Science & Information Systems

Charlotte Tang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Research: Designing for Real People with Real Needs! Including healthcare collaborations with clinicians, arts & technology research with local museums and galleries, cognitive assessments with local older adults, and social media and student performance with schools.

Check out Dr. Tang's study of the "New to a Country: Barriers for International Students to Access Health Services and Opportunities for Design," recently published in the book, Proceedings of the 12th EAI International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare here!

 

Email:
uludag@umich.edu
Computer Science & Information Systems

Suleyman Uludag, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Research: Smart Grid communications, smart meter data collection, security & privacy in the Smart Grid, Cybersecurity education & curriculum development; Routing in Wireless Mesh Networks; Quality-of-Service routing in networks

Check out Dr. Uludag's study of the "A Survey of Denial-of-Service Attacks and Solutions in the Smart Grid," recently published in by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers here. Another of his recent publications includes research into the detection and reduction of stealthy DDos attacks via Internet-of-Things (IoT) networks, read more about it here!

Dr. Uludag also leads the Lab for Advanced Networks and Systems (LANS) research group, which pursues studies into the general area of computer network systems.