Xiaocong Fan

Ph.D., Software Engineering, Nanjing University

Dr. Xiaocong Fan is an associate professor of computer science and software engineering. He has researched actively in the field of multi-agent systems, including fundamental issues in team collaboration and theoretical studies in proactive information sharing. He is a key architect of several teamwork-ready agent systems (CAST, R-CAST, and SMMall). Dr. Fan has served on the editorial board of the Journal of Applied Intelligence, as an associate editor for Intelligent Information Management, and on the technical program committee of several international conferences. He is a senior member of IEEE.

Jalaa Hoblos

Ph.D., Computer Science, Kent State University
M.S., Computer Science, Kent State University

Dr. Jalaa Hoblos is an assistant professor of computer science and software engineering at Penn State Behrend. She joined Penn State in fall of 2014. Her primary research focuses on clouds security and fairness in wireless networks. Some of the courses taught by Dr. Hoblos include, but are not limited to, discrete mathematics, programming languages, introduction to programming techniques, intermediate programming, computer architecture, and organization.

Robin Panda

M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Washington
B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Minnesota
B.S., Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota

Robin Panda is an instructor in computer engineering. He teaches courses on digital logic, VLSI, and embedded systems. His research areas of interest include high-performance computing architecture and reliable computation.

Naseem Ibrahim

Ph.D., Computer Science, Concordia University
M.S., Computer Science, Concordia University
B.S., Computer Science, Concordia University

Dr. Naseem Ibrahim joined Penn State Behrend as an assistant professor of computer science and software engineering in fall of 2015. Formerly, he was an assistant professor at Albany State University from fall of 2012 to spring of 2015. Dr. Ibrahim's teaching interests include software engineering, object-oriented analysis and design, software architecture, software specification, and computer networks. His research interests include software engineering, service-oriented architecture, cloud computing, formal specification, and trustworthy systems.