Computing Science


Dr. Bill HackbornDr. Bill Hackborn

Professor of Mathematics and Computing Science
B.Math., honours, University of Waterloo
M.Sc., University of Toronto
Ph.D., University of Toronto

Dr. Hackborn came to Augustana in 1984. His teaching areas include calculus, linear algebra, mathematical modelling, numerical methods, and computer database systems. Dr. Hackborn likes to impress upon students both the utility and beauty of mathematics, and the important role mathematics has played in the development of the modern world. His research interests include applied mathematics (especially fluid dynamics) and chaos theory (the study of the surprising patterns and apparent randomness present in some basic processes of the natural world).

Office: Classroom Bldg., C152
Phone: 780.679.1106
Fax: 780.679.1590
Personal website

A portrait of Rosanna HeiseRosanna Heise
B.Sc. (Honors), Psychology, University of Alberta
M.Sc., Computing Science (Robotics), University of Calgary

Rosanna Heise first started teaching at Augustana Campus in 1986.  She has taught first year programming courses, computer hardware, software engineering, advanced programming languages, assembly language, circuit design and some mathematics courses.  After working several years in an Artificial Intelligence laboratory, Rosanna’s emphasis is to make computer programming and mathematics accessible to everyone.

    Office: Heather Brae 1-29
    Phone: 780.679.1674

    Portrait of Dr. Mi-Young KimDr. Mi-Young Kim, Assistant Professor (Computing Science)
    B.Sc. Pohang University of Science and Technology
    Ph.D. Pohang University of Science and Technology

    Dr. Kim teaches Artificial Intelligence, Automata and Complexity, and Programming languages courses. Her research interests are in the area of natural language processing, computational linguistics, machine learning, and text analytics. Her hobbies include playing the piano, swimming, and walking.

    Office: Hoyme 144
    Phone: 780.679.1104