Adjunct Faculty | Department of Computer Science | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Science

Adjunct Faculty

Dr. David L. Brown. MD

Professor of Medicine


Phone: (314) 362-1291

Education: M.D., Baylor College of Medicine

Current Research Interests:

Use of machine learning to make more individualized treatment decisions.

Qiang Cheng

Associate Professor



Education: Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Current Research Interests:

Signal and image processing, statistical learning theory, biomedical and healthcare informatics, and their applications.


Dr. Garth Crosby

Department of Technology

Dr. Garth Crosby


Phone: (618) 453-7841

Education: Ph.D., Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering, Florida International University

Current Research Interests:

Dr. Crosby’s primary interests of research are wireless networks, wireless sensor networks, ad hoc networks, network security, and trust modeling. He has served as a reviewer for several conferences, magazines and journals publications, including IEEE INFOCOM, IEEE Communications Magazine and the International Journal of Network Security (IJNS). He is a member of IEEE Computer and Communication Societies, the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), and Eta Kappa Nu.

Elham Khorasani

Assistant Professor

Education: Ph.D., Computer Science, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Current Research Interests:

Big Data and Data Analytics, Healthcare Data Analytics, Computational Intelligence, Fuzzy Logic and Soft Computing.