PhD Graduates

2018

  • Sultan Alotaibi

    Spring 2018
    Dissertation:
    Radio Resource Control Approaches for LTE-Advanced Femtocell Networks
    Major Professor(s):
    Robert Akl
  • Joseph Helsing

    Spring 2018
    Dissertation:
    Validation and Evaluation of Emergency Response Plans Through Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation
    Major Professor(s):
    Armin R. Mikler
  • Hamed Khan Pour

    Spring 2018
    Dissertation:
    Computational Approaches for Analyzing Social Support in Online Health Communities
    Major Professor(s):
    Bill Buckles
    Job Title and Company:
    Senior Program Manager and Researcher at Microsoft Research (MSR) in Seattle, WA
  • Longbo Kong

    Spring 2018
    Dissertation:
    Accurate Joint Detection from Depth Videos towards Pose Analysis
    Major Professor(s):
    Xiaohui Yuan
  • Dmitriy Nurmuradov

    Spring 2018
    Dissertation:
    Hybrid Approaches in Test Suite Prioritization
    Major Professor(s):
    Renee Bryce
  • Prabha Sundaravadivel

    Spring 2018
    Dissertation:
    Application-Specific Things Architectures for IoT-based Smart Healthcare
    Major Professor(s):
    Saraju Mohanty
    Job Title and Company:
    Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Tyler

2017

  • David Adamo

    David Adamo

    Fall 2017
    Dissertation:
    Online Construction of Android Application Test Suites
    Major Professor(s):
    Renee Bryce and Barrett Bryant
    Job Title and Company:
    Software Quality Engineer at Ultimate Software in Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Srikanth Jonnada

    Srikanth Jonnada

    Fall 2017
    Dissertation:
    Analysis and Performance of a Cyber-Human System and Protocols for Geographically Separated Collaborators
    Major Professor(s):
    Ram Dantu
  • Zhi Liu

    Zhi Liu

    Fall 2017
    Dissertation:
    Location Estimation and Geo-Correlated Information Trends
    Major Professor(s):
    Yan Huang
    Job Title and Company:
    Data Scientist in iLambda, Ohio
  • Uttara Mohan Sawant

    Uttara Mohan Sawant

    Fall 2017
    Dissertation:
    Evaluation of Call Mobility on Network Productivity in Long Term Evolution Advanced (LTE-A) Femtocells
    Major Professor(s):
    Robert Akl
  • Alberto Castro Hernandez

    Alberto Castro Hernandez

    Spring 2017
    Dissertation:
    Content and Temporal Analysis of Communications to Predict Task Cohesion in Software Development Global Teams
    Major Professor(s):
    Kathleen M. Swigger
    Job Title and Company:
    Postdoctoral research fellow in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at the University of Michigan
  • Venkata Kishore Neppalli

    Venkata Kishore Neppalli

    Spring 2017
    Dissertation:
    Extracting Useful Information from Social Media during Disaster Events
    Major Professor(s):
    Cornelia Caragea
    Job Title and Company:
    Data Scientist at Kaiser Permanente in Pleasanton, CA

2016

  • Oleg Kolgushev

    Oleg Kolgushev

    Fall 2016
    Dissertation:
    Influence of Underlaying Random Walk Types in Population Models on Resulting Social Network Types and Epidemiological Dynamics
    Major Professor(s):
    Armin R. Mikler
  • Karen Mazidi

    Karen Mazidi

    Fall 2016
    Dissertation:
    Infusing Automatic Question Generation with Natural Language Understanding
    Major Professor(s):
    Paul Tarau
    Job Title and Company:
    Faculty member at the University of Texas at Dallas
  • Timothy McMahan

    Timothy McMahan

    Fall 2016
    Dissertation:
    Real Time Assessment of a Video Game Player’s State of Mind Using Off-the-Shelf Electroencephalography
    Major Professor(s):
    Ian Parberry
  • Shanti Thiyagaraja

    Shanti Thiyagaraja

    Fall 2016
    Dissertation:
    Detection and Classification of Heart Sounds Using a Heart-Mobile Interface
    Major Professor(s):
    Ram Dantu
    Job Title and Company:
    Software Developer Engineer for Amazon in Seattle, WA
  • Umar Albalawi

    Umar Albalawi

    Summer 2016
    Dissertation:
    New Frameworks for Secure Image Communication in the Internet of Things (IoT)
    Major Professor(s):
    Saraju Mohanty
    Job Title and Company:
    Assistant Professor in computer science department at University of Tabouk in Saudi Arabia
  • Garima Bajwa

    Garima Bajwa

    Summer 2016
    Dissertation:
    Sensing and Decoding Brain States for Predicting and Enhancing Human Behavior, Health, and Security
    Major Professor(s):
    Ram Dantu
    Job Title and Company:
    Faculty member at Capitol Technology University in Laurel, MD
  • Angel Bravo-Salgado

    Angel Bravo-Salgado

    Summer 2016
    Dissertation:
    Modeling and Simulation of the Vector-Borne Dengue Disease and the Effects of Regional Variation of Temperature in the Disease Prevalence in a Homogenous and Heterogeneous Human Population
    Major Professor(s):
    Armin R. Mikler
    Job Title and Company:
    Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science & Software Engineering at Miami University in Oxford, OH
  • Fahmida Hamid

    Fahmida Hamid

    Summer 2016
    Dissertation:
    Evaluation Techniques and Graph-Based Algorithms for Automatic Summarization & Keyphrase Extraction
    Major Professor(s):
    Paul Tarau
    Job Title and Company:
    Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA

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