Gunes Ercal

Associate Professor

Department of Computer Science
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville



Office: EB 3165
Phone: 618-650-3348
Email: gercal@siue.edu
Office hours: 11 AM - 1 PM Tuesdays and Thursdays





I am an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.  My primary research area is graph theory and its applications.   I received my PhD in Computer Science from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2008.   My advisors were Adam Meyerson and Allon Percus.   I received my BS degrees in both Mathematics and Computer Science in 2001 from the University of Southern California, where I was a Trustee Scholar, National Merit Scholar, and participant in the Resident Honors Program.

You may find my publications here.

My Ph.D. student is John Matta. You may learn about my other students here.

Courses I teach include CS 340 Algorithms and Data Structures, MATH 224 Discrete Mathematics, CS 456 Advanced Algorithms, and CS 490/590 Bioinformatics. My current course sites are maintained on Moodle.