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Eschen, Elaine M.

Flying WV


AERB 253

Associate Professor; Director, WVU Combinatorial Computing and Discrete Mathematics (CCDM) Institute - Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering


Ph.D., Computer Science, Vanderbilt University, TN, 1997
B.S., Mathematics, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA, 1975

Research Interests

Combinatorial algorithms
Algorithmic and structural graph theory
Information networks

Teaching Interests

Discrete mathematics
Algorithm design and analysis
Computational complexity

Service and Outreach

Director, WVU Combinatorial Computing and Discrete Mathematics (CCDM) Institute Graduate Program Coordinator
Computer Science CCDM Ph.D. Program Chair
Computer Science Undergraduate Program Committee

Special Interests

ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest

Professional Societies

ACM -Association for Computing Machinery 
ACM/SIGACT - Special Interest Group on Algorithms and Computation Theory 
ACM/SIGCSE - Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education 
SIAM - Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics 
SIAM Activity Group on Discrete Mathematics 
AMS - American Mathematical Society 
AAUW - American Association of University Women