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Faculty

The Department of Computer Science at Moravian College is composed of faculty who strive for student-centered learning experiences. 

 

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Ben Coleman | Chair of Computer Science Program, Professor of Computer Science

Office location: SMC 203
Office phone: 610-625-7781
Email: coleman@cs.moravian.edu

Education
Ph.D. Computer Science, The College of William and Mary

Research interests and expertise
Ben Coleman joined the department in 2003, and has taught a variety of courses in computer science including the introductory sequence, Cryptography, Game Programming, Simulation, and Theory of Computation. His scholarly areas include both theoretical and applied topics, with particular interest in games and their use in the curriculum. Professor Coleman is actively involved in student research through both the SOAR and honors programs, and he coaches students in the annual ACM and CCSC programming contests.

 

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Jeffrey Bush | Assistant Professor of Computer Science   

Office location: SMC 204
Office phone: 610-625-7710
Email: bushj@moravian.edu

Education
Ph.D. Neuroscience with Computational Speciality, UC San Diego

Research interests and expertise
Jeff Bush is a recent addition to the department coming from UC San Diego. His background is in computational neuroscience, particular studying the cellular and subcellular dynamics of neurons. His current interests include computer vision of microscopy data. He has taught a variety of courses, both at the introductory level and at the higher levels including Operating Systems, Image Processing and Computer Vision, Computer Graphics, and Programming Languages. He has also taught courses for students with a biological background including Neurodynamics.

 

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Thyago Mota | Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Office location: SMC 206
Office phone:  610-861-1403
Email: motat@moravian.edu

Education
Ph.D. Computer Science, Colorado School of Mines

Research interests and expertise
Thyago Mota joined the department in 2015. His research focuses on applying location information collected from mobile phone and social media communication to build high-resolution commuting networks. Understanding how these flows happen in different regions and periods of time plays a central role in numerous applications, from traffic modeling and infrastructure planning, to simulating the mechanisms of how diseases spread.

 

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Gregory Schaper | Visiting Associate Professor of Computer Science

Office location: SMC 205
Office phone:  610-625-7786
Email: schaperg@moravian.edu

Education
Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Central Florida

 


Staff

Laurie Lefurge | Administrative Assistant

Office location:  SMC 351
Office phone:  610-861-1335
Email: lefurgel@moravian.edu

 


Emeriti Faculty

  • John P. Stoneback (2004) Professor of Computer Science
  • James S. Green (1998) Professor of Computer Science