Aliza Lazar, PhD Professor Biography: Dr. Alina Lazar is a professor in the department of computer science and information systems at Youngstown State University. Her research interests lie at the intersection between machine learning and data mining. Lately, she has been working on applying machine learning algorithms to software engineering related datasets and other scientific datasets. She is also interested in adapting learning algorithms to scale well in order to deal with large real data sets.
Kriss Schuller, PhD Professor Biography: Dr. Kriss Schueller is a professor in Computer Science and Information Systems. Born in 1959, raised in the Youngstown area. Started at YSU in 1987, married in 1988 to Janet, two daughters. Dr. Schueller chaired the computer science and information systems department from 1993-2000 and 2011-2017.