Guarionex SaliviaFaculty

Associate Professor of Computer Science in Math, Comp Sci, and Statistics

I received a Masters of Science degree in Mathematics and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Computer Science, both at the University of Iowa. My primary research interests are in the area of Human Computer Interaction and Assistive Technologies. My teaching interests include human computer interaction, game design & development, computational theory, algorithms and introduction to programming.

I love outdoor sports such as snorkeling, rock climbing, cross-country skiing and kayaking, as well as team sports like baseball and soccer. My other passion is playing games, including board games and video games. If you wish to know more about my research and personal interests please visit my page at


PhD in Computer Science

Courses Taught

MCS-177 (Introduction to Computer Science I), MCS-177 (Introduction to Computer Science I Lab), and MCS-178 (Introduction to Computer Science II Lab)

Synonym Title Times Taught Terms Taught
MCS-115 The Nature of Math 2 2011/FA and 2011/SP
MCS-265 Theory of Computation 1 2012/SP
MCS-103 What Makes Games Fun? 1 2012/JN
MCS-117 Computer Ethics & Soc 1 2011/JN