Prof. Dr. Felix G. Hamza-Lup

Dr. Felix G. Hamza-Lup is Professor of Computer Science and Information Technology at the Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah, Georgia, US. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Univer­sity of Central Florida and the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

Dr. Hamza-Lup’s research interests include human computer interaction, specifically multimodal interfaces with haptic capabilities, human perception, and distributed systems, specifically distributed simulation and web based e-learning systems.

In the recent past, as a Research Associate at the Optical Diagnostics and Applications Laboratory (School of Optics) at the University of Central Florida, Dr. Hamza-Lup gained a strong interdisciplinary academic background in 3D visualization, haptics and computer science. He worked on grant awards from several organizations including NASA, the MD Anderson Cancer Foundation and has served as principal investigator on several STTR and SBIR grants. Dr. Hamza-Lup has active research collaborations with the MD Anderson Cancer Foundation and the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute at the Memorial Health University Medical Center (Savannah, GA). He developed on-line courses in Human Computer Interaction for students seeking a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology in the University System of Georgia. In 2006, Dr. Hamza-Lup established the foundations of the Network-Enabled Work Spaces (, a research laboratory at the Armstrong Atlantic State University. The laboratory involves undergraduate students from computer science, information technology, engineering, psychology and physics in research related to multimodal environments.