Sean Che, Ph.D.

A photo of Xiangdong Che

Professor, Interim Director

Information Security and Applied Computing

211P Sill Hall


[email protected]


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Wayne State University
  • Master in Software Engineering, Bowling Green State University
  • Master in Computer Engineering, Zhejiang University
  • Bachelor in Electrical Engineering, Zhejiang University

Interests and Expertise

  • Network Security
  • Computational Intelligence

Courses Taught

  • IA103: Information Security Overview
  • IA212: Open Source Platforms and Network Administration
  • IA344: Administration of Computer Systems
  • IA350: Network Connectivity
  • IA354: Multi-level Connectivity
  • IA445: Ethical Hacking and Offensive Security
  • IA650: Ethical Hacking, Penetration Testing and Compliance
  • IA681: Special Topics

Selected Publications

  • Reynolds, R. G., Vitale, K., Che, X., O'Shea, J., and Salaymeh, A. (2013). Using Virtual Worlds to Facilitate the Exploration of Ancient Landscapes. International Journal of Swarm Intelligence Research (IJSIR), 4(2), 4983.
  • Reynolds, R. G., O'Shea, J. and Che, X (2011). The AGILE Design of Reality Game AI, book chapter in Multi-Agent Applications with Evolutionary Computation and Biologically Inspired Technologies: Intelligent Techniques for Ubiquity and Optimization, 193207.
  • Che, X., Ali, M. and Reynolds, R. G. (2010). Robust Evolution Optimization at the Edge of Chaos: Commercialization of Culture Algorithms. IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Spain, July 1823, 2010.
  • Best, C., Che, X., and Reynolds, R. G. (2010). Multi-objective Cultural Algorithms. IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Spain, July 18–23, 2010.