People

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I received my B.S. degree from The Ohio State University and my M.S. degree in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Prior to joining Bellevue College I worked for 20 years in the software engineering industry at DELL EMC, CambridgeSoft, Exact Sciences, and Amazon AWS.


Margo Ikegami

Program Manager


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Art Lovestedt has more than 15 years of CIO experience, as well as extensive academic and professional experience in business management and information technology. Five of his previous companies have gone public or been purchased by a public company during or just after his tenure. Areas of expertise include strategic planning, process automation and efficiency, ...more about Art Lovestedt


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Dr. William Iverson is a professor of computer science, a full-time CS faculty member at Bellevue College since 2001. Bill started teaching engineering courses at BC when he was an engineering consultant, working on groundwater projects, doing sophisticated geophysical data acquisition and computer processing. Prior to that time, he worked as a petroleum engineer, a ...more about Bill Iverson


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Craig Niiyama has more 15 years of experience in the computer industry in various IT and software development positions both in the private and public sector. He has been teaching computer science at Bellevue College since 2009. Craig holds an M.S. in Computing and Software Systems and B.A. in Business Administration from the University of ...more about Craig Niiyama


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Fatma Cemile Serçe

Chair, Computer Science

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Dr. Fatma Cemile Serce is professor of computer science at BC since 2016. She received her Doctorate and Master’s degrees in Information Systems, and a second MS in Computer Education and Instructional Technology from Middle East Technical University in Turkey. She got a certificate on Cloud Data Management and Analytics. Before joining BC, she worked ...more about Fatma Cemile Serçe


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James Livingston is a graduate of the University of California Santa Barbara, with a Ph.D. in Psychology, and has M.Sc. and B.Sc. degrees in Mathematics from California State University of the East Bay. James taught at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey from 1971 through 1976, whereupon he joined Digital Equipment Corporation, thus beginning ...more about James Livingston



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Dr. Sara Farag has a doctoral degree in computer science with focus on computer graphics from Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. Since 2016, She Joined Swinburne University as a Course coordinator and lecturer for web design courses. Prior to this role, she joined Swinburne online team as an Education Technologist and Front-End web developer. She ...more about Sara Farag


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Since September 2016, Taesik Kim has been a faculty member in the Computer Science department at Bellevue College. He has twenty-three years of experience as a professor in the Computer Science and Game& Mobile Contents departments in Korea. He earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science with focus on Artificial Intelligence and optimization from North Dakota ...more about Taesik Kim


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Winnie Li has been a full time faculty at Bellevue College since 2007, teaching in the Computer Science Transfer and Business Administration Programs. She is also the program chair and the lead faculty in the BAS in Data Analytics program. She has a MS in Statistics from California State University East Bay and a BS ...more about Winnie Li


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William Mortl has more than 20 years of professional software engineering experience with diverse experience ranging from startups, to particle accelerators, to the largest bank in the US, to a certain software titan in Redmond. William holds B.S. degrees in Physics and Computer Science from Purdue University as well as M.S. degrees in Computational Finance ...more about William Mortl