Key Achievements

Professor Gary Lewandowski, has served as principal investigator on two National Science Foundation grants. His research interests include:

  • parallel and distributed computing, including applications to real world problems
  • computational biology
  • and computer science education, including novice programmers.

Fr. Joseph Wagner, S.J., associate professor, and Max Buot, associate professor, are recipients of Xavier's Wheeler Award, which provides funding to faculty members working on new courses or other initiatives that will enhance academic programs. Dr. Buot focused on teaching probability and statistical inference using a randomization-based paradigm. Fr. Wagner worked on enhancing the mathematical preparation of pre-service, secondary mathematics teachers.


Michael Goldweber, professor, received the Conway Fellowship for Jesuit Education to create a new Academic Service Learning Semester specifically designed for computer science students.  Hem Raj Joshi, associate professor, received the Xavier Jesuit Community Faculty Fellowship to support his research in applied mathematics.