Faculty

Abuomar, Dr. Sam


Associate Professor
(815) 836-5157
oabuomar@lewisu.edu

  • 2014 Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mississippi State University
  • 2007 M.S., Computer Engineering, Mississippi State University
  • 2004 B.S., Computer Engineering, Yarmouk University, Jordan

Al-khassaweneh, Dr. Mahmood


Associate Professor
(815) 836-5631
malkhassaweneh@lewisu.edu

  • 2007 Ph.D., Michigan State University
  • 2003 M.S., Michigan State University
  • 2000 B.S., Jordan University of Science and Technology

Alzoubi, Dr. Khaled


Professor
alzoubkh@lewisu.edu

  • 2002 Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology
  • 1991 M.S., Northeastern Illinois University
  • 1987 B.S., University of Illinois at Chicago

Ayala Rodriguez, Dr. Daniel


Assistant Professor 
(815) 836-5102
ayalada@lewisu.edu

  • Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • M.S., Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • B.S., Computer Science, Universidad de Puerto Rico

Bhat, Manoj M.


Visiting Assistant Professor
(815)836-5415
bhatma@lewisu.edu

  • 2011  MBA. Lake Forest Graduate school of Management, Lake Forest, IL
  • 1997  M.S. Computer Science, Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU), Chicago, IL
  • 1986  M.S.  Physics,  University of Pune, India

Biryukov, Vadim


Instructor 
(815) 836-5421 
vbiryukov@lewisu.edu&

  • M.S., Lewis University
  • B.S., Lakeland University

Cho, Dr. Jake


Assistant Professor 
(815) 836-5289
jcho1@lewisu.edu

  • Ph.D., Korea University
  • M.E., Korea University
  • B.E., Dongguk University

Dominiak, Dr. Dana


Associate Professor

(815) 836-5819
dominida@lewisu.edu

  • 2001 Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology
  • 1992 M.S., Illinois Institute of Technology
  • 1991 B.S., Lewis University

Howard, Dr. Cindy


Department Chair
Professor
(815) 836-5134
howardcy@lewisu.edu

  • 2009 Ph.D UIC
  • 2001 M.S., Governor's State University
  • 1985 B.S., University of Wisconsin

Khasawneh, Dr. Rami


Professor, Business Analytics/ISRM/MSIS/Dean Emeritus
(815)836-5360
khasawra@lewisu.edu

  • Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology
  • M.S., Western Michigan University

Kim, Sung H.


Assistant Professor Computer Science
 (815)836-5891
skim2@lewisu.edu

  • 2021, MBA, Lewis University
  • 2010, MS, IT & Project Management, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • 2007, MA, Literature, University of Chicago

Kim, Dr. Young June


Associate Professor
(815) 836-5236
kimyo@lewisu.edu

  • 2011 Ph.D., University of Memphis
  • 2001 M.S., University of Texas, Arlington
  • 1997 B.Eng., Electronic Engineering, Kwangwoon University

Klump, Dr. Ray


Professor, Computer and Mathematical Sciences
(815) 836-5528
klumpra@lewisu.edu

  • 2000 Ph.D., University of Illinois- Urbana-Champaign
  • 1995 M.S., University of Illinois- Urbana-Champaign
  • 1993 B.S., University of Illinois- Urbana-Champaign

Lewis, Dr. Michael


Assistant Professor
(815) 836-5331
mlewis8@lewisu.edu

  • 2018 Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • 2002 M.S., Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • 1993 B.S., Purdue University

Martinez, Dr. Gina


Associate Professor
(815) 836-5557
martingi@lewisu.edu

  • 2014 Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology
  • 2009 M.S., Illinois Institute of Technology
  • 2005 B.S., University of Illinois

Omari, Dr. Safwan


Professor
(815) 836-5791
omarisa@lewisu.edu

  • 2009 Ph.D., Computer Science, Wayne State University
  • 2003 M.S., Computer & Information Science, University of Michigan

Perry, Dr. Jason


Associate Professor
(815) 836-5797
perryjn@lewisu.edu

  • 2015 Ph.D. Rutgers State University of New Jersey
  • 2004 M.A., Princeton University
  • 1999 B.S., University of Kentucky

Pideu, Dr. Lucien Ngalamou


Professor
(815) 836-5988
ngalamlu@lewisu.edu

  • 1994 Ph.D., Joseph Fourier University

Plass, Dr. Mathias


Assistant Professor
(815)834-6011
plassma@lewisu.edu

  • 2015 D.Sc, Cybersecurity, Capitol Technology University
  • 2012 M.S., Information Technology-Information Assurance, University of Maryland Global College
  • 2003 M.S., Computer Information Systems, University of Phoenix
  • 1996 B.S., Geological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago

Pogue, Eric


Assistant Professor
epogue@lewisu.edu
(815)836-5015

  • 1990 MBA, Business Administration, The University of Iowa
  • 1998 B.S., Computer Science, Truman State University

Spangler, Eric


Assistant Professor
(815) 836-5088
spangler@lewisu.edu

  • M.S., Information Security, Lewis University
  • B.A., Interdisciplinary Studies, Governors State University

Speva, Jayme


Instructor
815-836-5445
spevaja@lewisu.edu

  • 2007 MSM Lewis University 
  • 1996 BS, St Francis University

Szczurek, Dr. Piotr


Associate Professor, Director of Master of Science in Data Science
(815) 588-7083
szczurpi@lewisu.edu

  • 2012 Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago
  • 2005 B.S., University of Illinois at Chicago

Wedyan, Dr. Fadi


Assistant Professor
815-836-5501
fwedyan@lewisu.edu

  • 2011 Ph.D., Colorado State University
  • 2008 M.S., Colorado State University
  • 1996 B.S, Yarmouk University