Dr. Adrian Rusu
Professor

Address : Rowan University 
                Department of Computer Science 
                201 Mullica Hill Road 
                Glassboro, NJ 08028 
    Phone :  (856) 256-4500 ext. 3884 
    Email :  rusu@rowan.edu

Education:

Research Interests:

Software Engineering, Graphics & Visualization (SEGV) Research Group @ Rowan:

Spring 2014 Courses:

Professional Appointments:

  • Professor, Department of Computer Science, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ, 2012- 
  • Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ, 2008-2012 
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ, 2003-2008 
  • Visiting Researcher (Sabbatical), Information Visualization Group, AT&T Research Labs, Florham Park, NJ, 2012 
  • Adjunct Faculty, Department of Computer Science, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY, 2002-2003 
  • Instructor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 2001-2002
  • Teaching and Research Assistant, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 1998-2003
  • Summer Manager, AT&T Bell Labs, Holmdel, NJ, 1999
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Computer Science, University of Craiova, Romania, 1996

Journal Publications:

  • Systematic Visualization Suite for En Route Air Traffic Flows and Flight Encounters, with Confesor Santiago, Amalia Rusu, and Andrew Fabian. AIAA Journal of Aerospace Information Systems (JAIS), 2013.
  • Government and Academia Partnership to Test and Evaluate Air Traffic Control Decision Support Software, with Confesor Santiago, Chu Yao, and Andrew Crowell. International Test and Evaluation Association Journal (ITEA), 2009.
  • Grid Drawings of Binary Trees: An Experimental Study, with Confesor Santiago. Journal of Graph Algorithms and Applications (JGAA), 2008.
  • Area-Efficient Planar Straight-Line Drawings of Outerplanar Graphs, with Ashim Garg. Discrete Applied Mathematics Journal (DAM), 2007.
  • Straight-Line Drawings of Binary Trees with Linear Area and Arbitrary Aspect Ratio, with Ashim Garg. Journal of Graph Algorithms and Applications (JGAA), 2004.
  • Area-Efficient Order-Preserving Planar Straight-Line Drawings of Ordered Trees, with Ashim Garg. International Journal of Computational Geometry and Applications (IJCGA), 2003.

Conference Publications:

  • Combining Scientific and Information Visualization Artifacts for Complex System Diagnosis, with Radu Jianu. Proc. 17th International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV), 2013.
  • Intelligent and Defensive Framework for Decision-Making Systems-of-Systems with Applications to Healthcare, with Douglas Taggart, Kevin Desmond, and Hector Lopez. Proc. 7th Annual IEEE International Systems Conference (SysCon), 2013.
  • Simulating the Software Engineering Interview Process using a Decision-Based Serious Computer Game, with Robert Russell and Remo Cocco. Proc. 16th International Conference on Computer Games: AI, Animation, Mobile, Interactive Multimedia, Educational & Serious Games (CGames), 2011.
  • Employing Software Maintenance Techniques via a Tower-Defense Serious Computer Game, with Robert Russell, Edward Burns, and Andrew Fabian. Proc. 6th International Conference on E-Learning and Games (Edutainment), 2011.
  • Introducing Object Oriented Design Patterns through a Puzzle-Based Serious Computer Game, with Robert Russell, Remo Cocco, and Spence DiNicolantonio. Proc. 41st Annual ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), 2011.
  • Using the Gestalt Principle of Closure to Alleviate the Edge Crossing Problem in Graph Drawings, with Amalia Rusu, Andrew Fabian, and Radu Jianu. Proc. 15th International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV), 2011.
  • PieVis: Interactive Graph Visualization Using a Rings-Based Tree Drawing Algorithm for Children and Crust Display for Parents, with Andrew Crowell, Bryan Petzinger, and Andrew Fabian. Proc. 15th International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV), 2011.
  • Analyzing Soccer Goalkeeper Performance using a Metaphor-Based Visualization, with Doru Stoica and Edward Burns. Proc. 15th International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV), 2011.
  • Abstract Camera Controller for Three-Dimensional Visualizations, with Spence DiNicolantonio, Robert Russell, and Eric Velte. Proc. 15th International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV), 2011.
  • System for Performance Analysis of Priority-based Radar Schedulers, with Christopher Bartley, Robert Russell, Daniel Urbano, and Stephen Cirner. Proc. 5th Annual IEEE International Systems Conference (SysCon), 2011.
  • Learning Software Engineering Basic Concepts using a Five-Phase Game, with Robert Russell, John Robinson, and Amalia Rusu. Proc. 40th Annual ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), 2010.
  • Dynamic Visualizations for Soccer Statistical Analysis, with Doru Stoica, Edward Burns, Benjamin Hample, Kevin McGarry, and Robert Russell. Proc. 14th International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV), 2010.
  • A Visualization Tool for Analysis of Air Traffic Management Scenarios and Automation, with Andrew Crowell, Confesor Santiago, Nicole Nelson, and Juan Carde. Proc. AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference (M&ST), 2010.
  • Leveraging Cognitive Factors in Securing WWW with CAPTCHA, with Amalia Rusu and Rebecca Docimo. Proc. 1st USENIX Conference on Web Application Development (WebApps), 2010.
  • Overview and Flight-by-Flight Analysis of Trajectory Prediction Systems using a 2D Galaxy Visualization, with Confesor Santiago, Linda Falconi, Bryan Petzinger, and Andrew Crowell. Proc. 28th AIAA/IEEE Digital Avionics Systems Conference (DASC), 2009.
  • Enhanced Star Glyphs for Multiple-Source Data Analysis, with Confesor Santiago, Andrew Crowell, and Eric Thomas. Proc. 13th International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV), 2009.
  • A Coloring Solution to the Edge Crossing Problem, with Radu Jianu, Andrew Fabian, and David Laidlaw. Proc. 13th International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV), 2009.
  • Academia-Academia-Industry Collaborations on Software Engineering Projects Using Local-Remote Teams, with Amalia Rusu, Rebecca Docimo, Confesor Santiago, and Mike Paglione. Proc. 40th Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE), 2009.
  • Government and Academia Partnership to Test and Evaluate Air Traffic Control Decision Support Software, with Confesor Santiago, Chu Yao, and Andrew Crowell. Proc. 2008 Annual Test and Evaluation Association International Symposium, 2008.
  • Automatic Generation of Technical-Style Notes from Live Lecture, with Gary Dainton, Kevin Dahm, and James Metting. Proc. 38th Annual ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), 2008.
  • A Planar Straight-Line Grid Drawing Algorithm for High Degree General Trees with User-Specified Angular Coefficient, with Chu Yao and Andrew Crowell. Proc. 12th International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV), 2008.
  • Overcoming Limited Resources: An Academia-Government Partnership on Software Engineering and Capstone Projects, with Amalia Rusu, Mike Paglione, Fred Snyder, and Confesor Santiago. Proc. 37th Annual ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), 2007.
  • Pushing Beyond Traditional School and Course Boundaries: High School and University Students Collaborate on an Interdisciplinary Project, with Amalia Rusu, Jennifer Kay, and Hong Zhang. Proc. 37th Annual ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), 2007.
  • Real-Time Interactive Visualization of Information Hierarchies, with Confesor Santiago and Radu Jianu. Proc. 11th International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV), 2007.
  • A Practical Algorithm for Planar Straight-Line Grid Drawings of General Trees with Linear Area and Arbitrary Aspect Ratio, with Confesor Santiago. Proc. 11th International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV), 2007.
  • Flight Graphical User Interface: A Visualization Application for Analyzing Flight Conflict Probe Tools, with Confesor Santiago, Robert Oaks, and Mike Paglione. Proc. 51st Annual Air Traffic Control Association Conference & Exposition (ATCA), 2006.
  • WIP - Smoothing the Border between Academic and Professional Software Engineering Environment through Entrepreneurship, with Amalia Rusu and Robert Elliott. Proc. 36th Annual ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), 2006.
  • Automatic Generation of Sequence-Style Notes from Live Lecture, with Gary Dainton. Proc. 9th International Conference on Engineering Education (ICEE), 2006.
  • Adaptive Binary Trees Visualization with Respect to User-Specified Quality Measures, with Christopher Clement and Radu Jianu. Proc. 10th International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV), 2006.
  • A Health Assessment Database System Implementation for Integrates System Health Management, with Mark Turowski, John Schmalzel, Ali Daneshmand, and Peter Flanner. Proc. 2006 IEEE Sensors Application Symposium (SAS), 2006.
  • An Experimental Study on Algorithms for Drawing Binary Trees, with Radu Jianu, Confesor Santiago, and Christopher Clement. Proc. 5th Asia Pacific Symposium on Information Visualization (APVIS), 2006.
  • Using Graphical Software for Evaluating Aircraft Trajectory Predictions, with Confesor Santiago, Mike Paglione, Shurong Liu, Robert Oaks, and Seth Putney. Proc. 50th Annual Air Traffic Control Association Conference & Exposition (ATCA), 2005.
  • A Multiple-Projects-Multiple-Winners Approach for Teaching Software Engineering, with Robert Webb, David Shanline, Confesor Santiago, Christopher Luna, and Matthew Kulak. Proc. 9th IASTED International Conference on Software Engineering and Applications (SEA), 2005.
  • Performance Analysis of a Path-Based Algorithm for Drawing Binary Trees, with Christopher Clement and Radu Jianu. Proc. 5th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Digital Communications (AIDC), 2005.
  • Pioneering Entrepreneurial Software Engineers, with Robert Elliott, Daniel Jones, Kevin McGarry, Confesor Santiago, and Hussein Syed Mohammed. Proc. 35th Annual ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), 2005.
  • Area-Efficient Visualization of Web Data, with Vishal Anand, Keith Hansen, and Radu Jianu. Proc. 5th International Conference on Internet Computing (IC), 2004.
  • Area-Efficient Drawings of Outerplanar Graphs, with Ashim Garg. Proc. 11th International Symposium on Graph Drawing (GD), 2003.
  • A More Practical Algorithm for Drawing Binary Trees in Linear Area with Arbitrary Aspect Ratio, with Ashim Garg. Proc. 11th International Symposium on Graph Drawing (GD), 2003.
  • Two Efficient and Accurate N-dimensions Minimum Distance Classifier Algorithms, with Amalia Rusu and Catalin Tomai. Proc. 3rd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Digital Communications (AIDC), 2003.
  • Area-Efficient Order-Preserving Planar Straight-Line Drawings of Ordered Trees, with Ashim Garg. Proc. 9th International Computing and Combinatorics Conference (COCOON), 2003.  
  • Straight-line Drawings of General Trees with Linear Area and Arbitrary Aspect Ratio, with Ashim Garg. Proc. 2003 International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications (ICCSA), 2003.
  • Straight-line Drawings of Binary Trees with Linear Area and Arbitrary Aspect Ratio, with Ashim Garg. Proc. 10th International Symposium on Graph Drawing (GD), 2002.
  • Graph Drawing: A Short Overview and Two Open Problems. Proc. 2nd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Digital Communications (AIDC), 2002.

Last Updated: 08/29/2013.