CS/CIS Department Faculty

Want to prove that a crime was committed? Do you like solving puzzles? The Data Recovery and Forensics AAS degree or certificate may be right for you. Come and take classes from one of the primary authors of the leading Computer Forensics textbook and awarded 100 Inspiring Women in STEM Dr. Amelia Phillips

Tenured Faculty

Rav holds a BSc(Hons), MSc and, C & G in Education. He has held numerous jobs in large corporations such as Cadbury’s, Tarmac PLC, and Spicers (UK). He has been at Highline College since 2001, and currently teaches Computer Science, Gaming, Web and Mobile App Development. He also develops and manages numerous database driven websites.

Rav Kang

Dept. Coordinator

Chun has a MS degree in CST and InfoSec from City U, and more than 15 years of teaching experience in IT, infoSec and cybersecurity.  Chun is a Microsoft Certified System Engineer, A+ and Net+ certified, Cisco Certified Academy Instructor and loves to teach CISCO and network technology. He takes his job seriously and considers our national cybersecurity to being a critical matter. Chun Yu

Tenured Faculty

Syeda has a Master’s degree from Fatima Jinnah Women University.  She came to the USA in March, 2015 and has been teaching since then. She is passionate about Computer Science and inspiring students to pursue and complete their degree’s in Computer Science related fields.

Syeda Nizami

Tenure Track Faculty

Leonard is an honorable veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He has master’s degrees in Clinical Informatics and a bachelor’s of science in nursing from UW and AA degree in Computer Science. He is registered nurse, A+ and Microsoft System Engineer. He currently teaches courses in the CIS and HIT depts. Leonard Mungai Muigua

Adjunct Faculty

Simone has spent the last seventeen years dedicated to teaching in the computer information systems area.  She has held full time positions at ITT and a nearby community college, and has also been a highly respected adjunct teacher at High line.
She also has a strong track record of commitment to students outside the classroom.  As a first generation American, she is particularly committed to efforts ensuring that students from all backgrounds can be successful in STEM related education and careers.
Simone received her M.A. in Information Technology/Digital Forensics from American Public University, a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington, and a B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics from University of Puget Sound.

Simone Jarzabek

Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Amelia Phillips

Data Recovery/Forensics

Office: Building 29 Room 341
Office Hours
Phone: (206) 592-3497
Email: aphillips@highline.edu

Rav Kang

Web & Computer Science

Office: Building 29 Room 247
Office Hours
Phone: (206) 592-3337
Email: rkang@highline.edu

Chun Yu


Office: Building 29 Room 348
Office Hours
Phone: (206) 592-3194
Email: cyu@highline.edu

Syeda Nizami

Computer Science & Db

Office: Building 29-3
Office Hours
Phone: (206) 592-3398
Email: snizami@highline.edu