Jenkins-Garrett Professor, Chair
500 UTA Blvd, Arlington, TX 76013
email: makedon [at] uta.edu
Bioinformatics, Pervasive Computing, Cybersecurity, Human and Computer Interaction, Sensor Networks, Image Processing.
Dr. Fillia Makedon is Jenkins-Garrett Professor and Department Head of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA). She received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from Northwestern University in 1982. Between 1991-2006, she was professor of computer science at Dartmouth College where she founded and directed the Dartmouth Experimental Visualization Laboratory (DEVLAB). In 2005-2006, she was Program Director at the National Science Foundation. Prior to Dartmouth, Prof. Makedon was Assistant and Associate Professor at the Univ. of Texas at Dallas (UTD), where she directed the Computer LEArning Research Center (CLEAR). She has supervised over 20 Ph.D. theses and numerous Masters Degree theses. Makedon has received several NSF research awards in the areas of trust management, data mining, parallel computing, visualization, and knowledge management. She has been senior investigator and co-PI of NIH, DOJ and Foundation grants. She received the Dartmouth Senior Research Professor Award, three Fulbright awards, and is author of over 300 peer-reviewed research publications. She is faculty affiliate of the Dartmouth ISTS security institute and currently directs the HERACLEIA Human Centered Laboratory, that develops pervasive technologies for human monitoring and privacy and security algorithms. She is member of several journal editorial boards and chair of the PETRA conference and senior editor of EJETA.ORG , an electronic journal on emerging tools and applications in computing.