Curriculum Vitae

Mailing Address

  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • 1 LMU Drive, MS 8145
  • Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659

Education

May 1993 to December 1996

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Computer Science
  • Dissertation: “An Integrated Data Model, Language, and User Interface for Knowledge, Multimedia, and Simulations”
  • Major: Database and Knowledge Base Management
  • Minors: Computer System Architecture, Scientific Computing
  • University of California, Los Angeles

September 1991 to May 1993

  • Master of Science, Computer Science
  • Major: Database and Knowledge Base Management
  • University of California, Los Angeles

September 1987 to May 1991

  • Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude, Computer Science
  • Minors: Music, Mathematics
  • Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles

Positions

August 2015 to present

  • Professor, Computer Science
  • Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles

February 2013 to present

May 2013 to December 2016

  • Developer
  • DataPop, Los Angeles (acquired by Criteo, February 2015)

August 2010 to July 2015

  • Associate Professor, Computer Science
  • Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles

February 2001 to December 2012

August 2004 to July 2010

  • Assistant Professor, Computer Science
  • Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles

July 2004 to June 2010

  • Assistant Clinical Professor Voluntary, Medical Informatics
  • University of California, Los Angeles

July 2000 to June 2004

August to December 2002; August to December 2003

  • Part-Time Instructor, Computer Graphics
  • Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles

January 1997 to June 2000

  • Assistant Professor, Telemedicine Division
  • Department of Radiological Sciences
  • University of California, Los Angeles

August to December 1998

  • Part-Time Instructor, Human-Computer Interaction
  • Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles

Honors/Awards

May 2017

  • Rudinica Award for Teaching & Advising
  • Frank R. Seaver College of Science & Engineering

December 2003

  • infoRAD 2003 Magna Cum Laude
  • “A Gesture-Driven User Interface for Medical Image Viewing”
  • Radiological Society of North America

November 1999

  • Nominee, Best Paper Award (first author)
  • “Initial Experiences with Building a Health Care Infrastructure Based on Java and Object-Oriented Database Technology”
  • American Medical Informatics Association Annual Fall Symposium

November 1999

  • Nominee, Best Paper Award (co-author)
  • “Creating and Indexing Teaching Files from Free-Text Patient Reports”
  • American Medical Informatics Association Annual Fall Symposium

December 1998

  • infoRAD 1998 Certificate of Merit
  • “An Integrated and Customized System for a Teleradiology Environment”
  • Radiological Society of North America

January 1998

  • Cardinal’s Service Award
  • Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Professional

2012 to present

Western USA Chapter Board of Governors, Journal of Immersive Education

2005 to 2008

Assistant Editor/Chair of Editorial Subcommittee on Informatics, American Journal of Roentgenology

1997 to 2004

Technical reviewer, American Journal of Neuroradiology