Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Faculty and Staff

Dick Blandford

Dr. Dick Blandford

Assoc Professor, Chair/Electrical Engr & Computer Science
Koch Center 266A

Dr. Dick Blandford is the department chair of the electrical engineering and computer science department. He received his PhD from the University of Illinois in 1974. His academic interests are in computer hardware/software and digital|signal processing. He has published numerous papers related to engineering education and two books titled The Digital Filter Analyzer, Addison-Wesley, 1987 and Introduction to Digital Signal Processing, Pearson Prentice-Hall, 2012. Dr. Blandford has extensive experience in curriculum and course development and is responsible for creating the Math, Engineering, and Science Undergraduate Research Conference (MESCON) and the summer program for high school women (Options).

Christina Howe

Dr. Christina Howe

Assistant Professor/Electrical Engr & Computer Science
Koch Center 252

After graduating from the University of Evansville in 2003 in computer engineering, Professor Howe attended graduate school at Vanderbilt University. In 2009 she returned to UE as an assistant professor of electrical engineering.|She enjoys mentoring students in and out of the classroom and serves as the UE chapter IEEE advisor and SWE co-advisor. She also serves on the board of directors for the Indiana Girls Collaborative Project. She has published papers related to semiconductor electronics and engineering education.

Deborah Hwang

Dr. Deborah Hwang

Assoc Professor/Electrical Engr & Computer Science
Koch Center 264

Professor Hwang is a graduate of Iowa State University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is an associate professor of computer science and has been the director of the computer science program|at the University of Evansville since 1995. She is the faculty advisor for the UE ACM student chapter, and she is active in computer science education organizations and women in technology organizations.

Mohsen Lotfalian

Dr. Mohsen Lotfalian

Professor/Electrical Engr & Computer Science
Koch Center 256

After graduating from Michigan State University in 1982, Professor Lotfalian began teaching at the University of Evansville. Dr. Lotfalian has authored and co-authored numerous papers in peer reviewed journals and the IEEE transactions|in areas such as Wind Electric Conversion Systems, Powers Systems Voltage collapse and Control. He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and has served as student’s advisor for IEEE.

Marc Mitchell

Dr. Marc Mitchell

Assistant Professor/Electrical Engr & Computer Science
Koch Center 263

After graduating from the University of Evansville in 2000, Professor Mitchell attended Cornell University for the masters and PhD program. Upon graduation from Cornell he became a research assistant professor at the Idaho Accelerator Center at Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho. Dr. Mitchell has more than 25 publications in engineering physics.

Robert Morse

Dr. Robert Morse

Professor/Electrical Engr & Computer Science
Koch Center 262

After graduating from The Pennsylvania State University in 1982, Professor Morse began a twelve year career designing avionics software for IBM Corporation's Federal Systems Division. Since 1998, he has been a professor of computer science|at the University of Evansville. Professor Morse is the co-editor of two books on computational algebra and is author of several peer reviewed publications in mathematics. He is active in supporting independent student research/work projects and has mentored students into careers such has aerospace and video game design.

Mark Randall

Mr. Mark Randall

Assistant Professor/Electrical Engineering
Koch Center 247

After graduating from Indiana State University in 1999, Mr. Randall continued his education while working as the Staff Engineer at the University of Evansville. He has mentored several award winning student robotics teams, and has started a High Altitude Balloon Research Program.

Anthony Richardson

Dr. Anthony Richardson

Assoc Professor/Electrical Engr & Computer Science
Koch Center 261

After graduating from the University of Kentucky in 1981, Professor Richardson went to work for General Electric in Syracuse, NY in their Edison Engineering program. He completed the Master's degree program in Electrical Engineering at Syracuse University in 1984 and earned his PhD in Electrical Engineering from Duke University in 1990.|He was a Research Assistant Professor at Duke from 1990 to 1992 and was an Oceanographer at Scripp's Institute of Oceanography in San Diego from 1992 to 1994. After teaching at Stark State College in Canton, OH he came to the University of Evansville in 2000.

Donald Roberts

Dr. Donald Roberts

Assoc Professor/Electrical Engr & Computer Science
Koch Center 259

Dr. Roberts spends his time researching program transformations such as refactoring and migrating code from one programming language to another and has developed tools to support these kinds of activities which he has used when consulting with various software development clients. Additionally, he has spent recent years focusing on mobile software development for both the iOS and Android platforms.


Mr. Jeffrey Cron

Mr. Jeffrey Cron

Staff Engineer/Electrical Engr & Computer Science
Koch Center 140


Mrs. Vicky Hasenour

Mrs. Vicky Hasenour

Administrative Assistant/Electrical Engr & Computer Science
Koch Center 266