Welcome Fall 2020 Computer Science Faculty!

Sept. 16, 2020

The Department of Computer Science welcomes its newest faculty members. Read below to get to know the new faculty. 


Melanie Lotz

Melanie Lotz is Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science. Lotz's research interests are theoretical Computer Science, algorithms, security and programming languages. Prior to joining the University of Arizona, Melanie earned a MS in Computer Science from Purdue University and holds a MA in Linguistics. Melanie has previously taught HS Math and Computer Science in Georgia and Spanish, Math, and CS (Foundations of CS and Data Structures & Algorithms) courses at Purdue. Melanie is teaching CSC 245 (Introduction to Discrete Structures) and CSC 345 (Analysis of Discrete Structures) for the fall 2020 semester.

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Sazzadur Rahaman

Sazzadur Rahaman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science. Sazzadur's vision is to make security practices more democratized, economical, and agile. His research interests are system and software security, program analysis, formal verification, applied cryptography, and internet measurement. Prior to joining the University of Arizona, Sazzadur completed his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Virginia Tech.