Computer science and engineering professor Mooi Choo Chuah has been appointed as an associate director of Lehigh's Institute for Data, Intelligent Systems, and Computation (I-DISC), effective January 1, 2023. She succeeds professor Brian Davison, who was appointed as chair of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) on August 1, 2022.

Chuah pursues research in autonomous systems, cloud/edge computing, network and cyber physical system security, healthcare, and computer vision. In particular, she maintains active research in efficient computer/mobile vision, perception systems for autonomous vehicles, mobile healthcare, healthcare data mining, and resilient smart grid control networks.

An IEEE and NAI fellow, Chuah has been awarded more than 60 U.S. patents and 15 international patents on topics related to IP QoS, future and 3G wireless system design, resource management, and mobility management.

In her role as associate director, Chuah joins Director Larry Snyder, a professor of industrial and systems engineering, and Associate Director Kate Arrington, a professor of psychology in Lehigh's College of Arts and Sciences, in leading I-DISC's operations.

Davison was appointed as an I-DISC associate director in 2020. He is a co-founder of Lehigh's Center for Catastrophe Modeling. He was also a founding co-director of the interdisciplinary Master's Program in Data Science and the founding director of Lehigh's undergraduate minor in data science. He teaches courses on data science, web search engines, and data mining, among others. Davison serves as senior associate editor of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) journal Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology and associate editor for Frontiers in Big Data (data mining and management section).

Mooi Choo Chuah

New I-DISC Associate Director Mooi Choo Chuah is a professor of computer science and engineering in Lehigh's P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science.