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PhD Graduates

For example: 2010
Alberto Castro Hernandez
Spring 2017
Dissertation: 
Content and Temporal Analysis of Communications to Predict Task Cohesion in Software Development Global Teams
Major Professor: 
Kathleen Swigger
Postdoctoral research fellow in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at the University of Michigan
Venkata Kishore Neppalli
Spring 2017
Dissertation: 
Extracting Useful Information from Social Media during Disaster Events
Major Professor: 
Cornelia Caragea
Karen Mazidi
Fall 2016
Dissertation: 
Infusing Automatic Question Generation with Natural Language Understanding
Major Professor: 
Paul Tarau
Faculty member at the University of Texas at Dallas
Oleg Kolgushev
Fall 2016
Dissertation: 
Influence of Underlaying Random Walk Types in Population Models on Resulting Social Network Types and Epidemiological Dynamics
Major Professor: 
Armin R. Mikler
Shanti Thiyagaraja
Fall 2016
Dissertation: 
Detection and Classification of Heart Sounds Using a Heart-Mobile Interface
Major Professor: 
Ram Dantu
Software Developer Engineer for Amazon in Seattle, WA
Timothy McMahan
Fall 2016
Dissertation: 
Real Time Assessment of a Video Game Player’s State of Mind Using Off-the-Shelf Electroencephalography
Major Professor: 
Ian Parberry
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: 
Armin Mikler
Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science & Software Engineering at Miami University in Oxford, OH
Fahmida Hamid
Summer 2016
Dissertation: 
Evaluation Techniques and Graph-Based Algorithms for Automatic Summarization & Keyphrase Extraction
Major Professor: 
Paul Tarau
Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of North Texas
Garima Bajwa
Summer 2016
Dissertation: 
Sensing and Decoding Brain States for Predicting and Enhancing Human Behavior, Health, and Security
Major Professor: 
Ram Dantu
Faculty member at Capitol Technology University in Laurel, MD
Junfei Xie
Summer 2016
Dissertation: 
Data-Driven Decision Making Framework for Large-Scale Dynamical Systems under Uncertainty
Major Professor: 
Yan Huang
Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Program at Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi, TX
Umar Albalawi
Summer 2016
Dissertation: 
New Frameworks for Secure Image Communication in the Internet of Things (IoT)
Major Professor: 
Saraju Mohanty
Assistant Professor in computer science department at University of Tabouk in Saudi Arabia
Shital Joshi
Spring 2016
Dissertation: 
Analysis and Optimization of Graphene FET Based Nanoelectronic Integrated Circuits
Major Professor: 
Saraju Mohanty
Ashok Dahal
Fall 2015
Dissertation: 
Detection of Ulcerative Colitis Severity and Enhancement of Informative Frame Filtering using Texture Analysis in Colonoscopy Videos
Major Professor: 
Junghwan Oh
Computer Vision Software Engineer at Valeo in Troy, MI
Jason William Powell
Summer 2015
Dissertation: 
Predictive Modeling for Persuasive Ambient Technology
Major Professor: 
Kathleen Swigger
Assistant Professor at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana
Jin Shao
Summer 2015
Dissertation: 
Advanced Power Amplifiers Design for Modern Wireless Communication
Major Professor: 
Song Fu
RF Applications Engineer at Infineon Technologies
Saratchandra Indrakanti
Summer 2015
Dissertation: 
Computational Methods for Vulnerability Analysis and Resource Allocation in Public Health Emergencies
Major Professor: 
Armin Mikler
Applied Researcher at eBay in San Jose, CA
Yiheng Liang
Summer 2015
Dissertation: 
Computational Methods for Discovering and Analyzing Causal Relationships in Health Data
Major Professor: 
Armin Mikler
Assistant Professor of Computer Science at University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, MO
Ziming Zhang
Summer 2015
Dissertation: 
Adaptive Power Management for Autonomic Resource Configuration in Large-Scale Computer Systems
Major Professor: 
Song Fu
Software Engineer at OGRE Systems, Inc.
Bayaner Arigong
Spring 2015
Dissertation: 
Space and Spectrum Engineered High Frequency Components and Circuits
Major Professor: 
Song Fu
System Engineer at Infineon Technologies in San Jose, CA.
Guangchun Cheng
Spring 2015
Dissertation: 
Video Analytics with Spatio-Temporal Characteristics of Activities
Major Professor: 
Bill Buckles
Software Engineer at Google in Mountain View, CA
Ian Brooks
Spring 2015
Dissertation: 
SEM Predicting Success of Student Global Software Development Teams
Major Professor: 
Kathleen Swigger
Joshua Ray Taylor
Spring 2015
Dissertation: 
The Procedural Generation of Interesting Sokoban Levels
Major Professor: 
Ian Parberry
Shijun Tang
Spring 2015
Dissertation: 
Investigation on Segmentation, Recognition and 3D Reconstruction of Objects
Major Professor: 
Bill Buckles
Lecturer at West Texas A&M University
Wasana Santiteerakul
Spring 2015
Dissertation: 
Trajectory Analytics
Major Professor: 
Bill Buckles
Assistant Professor at Rajabhat University in Chiang Mai, Thailand
Yiwen Wan
Spring 2015
Dissertation: 
Trajectories as a Unifying Cross Domain Feature for Surveillance Systems
Major Professor: 
Bill Buckles
Project analyst at Union Pacific Railroad in Omaha
Mohamed Fazeen Mohamed Issadeen
Fall 2014
Dissertation: 
Modeling and Analysis of Intentional and Unintentional Security Vulnerabilities in a Mobile Platform
Major Professor: 
Ram Dantu
Data Scientist Lead at EquityMetrix in Dallas, TX
Patrick Burke
Fall 2014
Dissertation: 
A New Look at Retargetable Compilers
Major Professor: 
Philip Sweany
Instructor at FlightSafety International DFW
Verónica Pérez Rosas
Fall 2014
Dissertation: 
Exploration of visual, acoustic, and physiological modalities to complement linguistic representations for sentiment analysis
Major Professor: 
Rada Mihalcea
Postdoc Research Fellow at University of Michigan
Yi Zhou
Fall 2014
Dissertation: 
Uncertainty Evaluation in Large-scale Dynamical Systems: Theory and Applications
Major Professor: 
Robert Akl
Jonathan Doran
Summer 2014
Dissertation: 
Procedural Generation of Content for Online Role Playing Games
Major Professor: 
Ian Parberry
Assistant Professor at Bradley University in Peoria, IL
Jorge A. Reyes Silveyra
Summer 2014
Dissertation: 
Modeling Epidemics on Structured Populations: Effects of Socio-Demographic Characteristics and Immune Response Quality
Major Professor: 
Armin R. Mikler
Visiting Assistant Professor at Pacitif Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA
Martin Joseph O'Neill II
Summer 2014
Dissertation: 
A Computational Methodology for Addressing Differentiated Access in Response Plan Design
Major Professor: 
Armin R. Mikler
Research Staff in the Center for Computational Epidemiology and Response Analysis (CeCERA) at the University of North Texas
Satyajeet Nimgaonkar
Summer 2014
Dissertation: 
Secure and Energy Efficient Execution Frameworks Using Virtualization and Light-Weight Cryptographic Components
Major Professor: 
Mahadevan Gomathisankaran
Software Engineer at Cisco, Web Security Group, San Jose, CA
Chia-En Lin
Spring 2014
Dissertation: 
Performance Engineering of Software in Web Services and other Distributed Software Systems
Major Professor: 
Krishna Kavi
Visiting Assistant Professor at McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland
Jedsada Chartree
Spring 2014
Dissertation: 
Monitoring Dengue Outbreaks Using Online Data
Major Professor: 
Armin R. Mikler
Vice President for Academic Affairs at Sisaket Rajabhat University in Sisaket, Thailand
Oghenekarho Okobiah
Spring 2014
Dissertation: 
Geostatistical Inspired Metamodeling and Optimization of Nanoscale Analog Circuits
Major Professor: 
Saraju P. Mohanty
Process Engineer, Samsung Semiconductor, Austin, TX
Qiang Guan
Spring 2014
Dissertation: 
Autonomic Failure Identification and Diagnosis for Building Dependable Cloud Computing Systems
Major Professor: 
Song Fu
Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Ultra-scale System Research Center at Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, New Mexico
Eric Ayeh
Fall 2013
Dissertation: 
Statistical Strategies for Efficient Signal Detection and Parameter Estimation in Wireless Sensor Networks
Major Professor: 
Bill Buckles
Software Engineer, Tech Mahindra, Plano, Texas
Iris Gomez-Lopez
Fall 2013
Dissertation: 
Studying the Spread of Infectious Diseases in Heterogeneous Populations with Diverse Interactions Characteristics
Major Professor: 
Armin R. Mikler
Research Fellow in School of Information at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan
Mohamed Abouelenien
Fall 2013
Dissertation: 
Boosting for Learning from Imbalanced, Multiclass Data Sets
Major Professor: 
Xiaohui Yuan
Postdoc Research Fellow at University of Michigan
Bharath Dandala
Summer 2013
Dissertation: 
Multilingual Word Sense Disambiguation using Wikipedia
Major Professor: 
Rada Mihalcea
Software Engineer at IBM Watson Solutions in Austin, Texas
Dhanyu Eshaka Amarasinghe
Summer 2013
Dissertation: 
Real-Time Rendering of Burning Objects in Video Games
Major Professor: 
Ian Parberry
Lead Tech at Apple Inc. In Sunnyvale, CA
Enkh-Amgalan Baatarjav
Summer 2013
Dissertation: 
Privacy Management for Online Social Networks
Major Professor: 
Ram Dantu
Adjunct Instructor for UNT Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Muthukudage Jayantha Kumara
Summer 2013
Dissertation: 
Automated Real-Time Objects in Colonoscopy Videos for Quality Measurements
Major Professor: 
JungHwan Oh
Systems Engineer at Conversio Health
Neeraj Gupta
Summer 2013
Dissertation: 
Modeling and Analysis of Next Generation 9-1-1 Emergency Medical Dispatch Protocols
Major Professor: 
Ram Dantu
Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Texas at Dallas
Ruwan Dharshana Nawarathna
Summer 2013
Dissertation: 
Detection of Temporal Events and Abnormal Images for Quality Analysis for Endoscopy Videos
Major Professor: 
JungHwan Oh
Faculty member of the Department of Statistics and Computer Science at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Tomislav Janjusic
Summer 2013
Dissertation: 
Framework for Evaluating Dynamic Memory Allocators including a New Equivalence Class Based Cache-Conscious Allocator
Major Professor: 
Krishna Kavi
Postdoctoral Research Associate at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN.
Carmen Banea
Spring 2013
Dissertation: 
Extrapolating Subjectivity Research to Other Languages
Major Professor: 
Rada Mihalcea
Post Doc at University of Michigan
Geng Zheng
Spring 2013
Dissertation: 
Layout-Accurate Ultra-Fast System-Level Design Exploration through Verilog-AMS
Major Professor: 
Saraju P. Mohanty
Analog Devices (ADI)! The position is within ADI High-Speed Linear Group (HSG) in Greater Boston area
Olivia Loza
Spring 2013
Dissertation: 
Optimizing Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions using Multi-Coaffiliation Networks
Major Professor: 
Armin R. Mikler
Building a smarter planet through predictive analytics, IBM-GSC, Dallas, Texas
Ravi Sinha
Spring 2013
Dissertation: 
Finding Meaning in Context using Algorithms in Monolingual and Crosslingual Settings
Major Professor: 
Rada Mihalcea
Software engineer at IBM in Austin, TX working with the Watson technology
Chee Wee (Ben) Long
Fall 2012
Dissertation: 
Modeling Synergistic Relationships between Words and Images
Major Professor: 
Rada Mihalcea
Research staff at NLP/Speech Group at ETS Research
Li Li
Fall 2012
Dissertation: 
Source and Channel Coding Strategies for Wireless Sensor Networks
Major Professor: 
Bill Buckles
Software Research and Development Engineer, Mzeal Communications Inc. in Littleton, MA
Prakash Duraisamy
Fall 2012
Dissertation: 
3D Reconstruction using LiDR and Visual Images
Major Professor: 
Bill Buckles
Visiting Assistant Professor at Miami (Ohio) University
Michael Augustine Gaylord Mohler
Summer 2012
Dissertation: 
Sentence Similarity Analysis with Applications in Automatic Short Answer Grading
Major Professor: 
Rada F. Mihalcea
Research Scientist with Language Computer Corporation, in Richardson, TX
Mohamed Yassine Belkhouche
Summer 2012
Dissertation: 
Multi-Perspective, Multi-Modal Image Registration and Fusion
Major Professor: 
Bill Buckles
Post Doc at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Balathasan Giritharan
Spring 2012
Dissertation: 
Incremental Learning with Large Datasets
Major Professor: 
Xiaohui Yuan
Predictive Analytics Scientist at Monsanto
Terry Wayne Griffin
Spring 2012
Dissertation: 
GPS CaPPture: A System for GPS Trajectory Collection, Processing, and Destination Prediction
Major Professor: 
Yan Huang
Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, TX
Oleg Garitselov
Spring 2012
Dissertation: 
Metamodeling-based Fast Optimization of Nanoscale AMS SoCs
Major Professor: 
Saraju Mohanty
Senior Engineer at Spectracom Corporation
Hakan Ceylan
Fall 2011
Dissertation: 
Investigating the Extractive Summarization of Literary Novels
Major Professor: 
Rada F. Mihalcea
Senior Software Engineer at Netflix, San Francisco
Kalyan Pathapati Subbu
Fall 2011
Dissertation: 
Indoor Localization Using Magnetic Fields
Major Professor: 
Ram Dantu
Assistant Professor at Amrita University in Kerala, India
Oluwayomi Bamidele Adamo
Summer 2011
Dissertation: 
Joint Schemes for Physical Layer Security and Error Correction
Major Professor: 
Bill Buckles
Samer H. Hassan
Summer 2011
Dissertation: 
Measuring Semantic Relatedness using Salient Encyclopedic Concepts
Major Professor: 
Rada F. Mihalcea
Software Engineer at Google in Mountain View, CA
Yao Shen
Summer 2011
Dissertation: 
Scene Analysis Using Scale Invariant Feature Extraction and Probabilistic Modeling
Major Professor: 
Bill Buckles
Software Development Engineer II for Microsoft in Redmond, Washington.
Chengyang Zhang
Spring 2011
Dissertation: 
Toward a Data-Type-Based Real Time Geospatial Data Stream Management System
Major Professor: 
Yan Huang
Database Query Optimizer Software Engineer for Teradata Corporation in Los Angeles, CA
Ning Xu
Spring 2011
Dissertation: 
Physical-Layer Network Coding for MIMO Systems
Major Professor: 
Yan Huang
Systems Engineer for Ericsson (Silicon Valley) in San Jose, CA.
Roopa Vishwanathan
Spring 2011
Dissertation: 
Exploring Privacy in Location-Based Services using Cryptographic Protocols
Major Professor: 
Yan Huang
Assistant Professor at State University of New York Institute of Technology
Garima Thakral
Fall 2010
Dissertation: 
Process-Voltage-Temerature Aware Nanoscale Circuit of Optimization
Major Professor: 
Saraju Mohanty
Dean (Undergraduate Engineering), Oriental University Indore, India
Tamara Schneider
Fall 2010
Dissertation: 
A Framework for Analyzing and Optimizing Regional Bio-emergency Response Plans
Major Professor: 
Armin R. Mikler
Software Developer for Google, Inc. in Munich, Germany
Tina Valonne Johnson
Fall 2010
Dissertation: 
The Influence of Social Network Graph Structure on Disease Dynamics in a Simulated Environment
Major Professor: 
Armin R. Mikler
Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas
Huiqi Zhang
Summer 2010
Dissertation: 
Socioscope: Human Relationship and Behavior Analysis in Mobile Social Networks
Major Professor: 
Ram Dantu
China Academy of Railway Sciences in Beijing, China
Jue Yang
Spring 2010
Dissertation: 
Design and Implementation of Large-Scale Wireless Sensor Networks for Environmental Monitoring Applications
Major Professor: 
Yan Huang
Senior Software Engineer at Qualcomm in Canada
Kino High Coursey
Fall 2009
Dissertation: 
The Value of Everything: Ranking and Association with Encyclopedic Knowledge
Major Professor: 
Rada F. Mihalcea
Chief Scientist at Daxton Laboratories
Santi Phithakkitnukoon
Fall 2009
Dissertation: 
Inferring Social and Internal Context using a Mobile Phone
Major Professor: 
Ram Dantu
Lecturer in Urban Informatics, Department of Computer Engineering at Chiang Mai University in Thailand
Courtney David Corley
Summer 2009
Dissertation: 
Network Simulation and Mining Social Media to Advance Public Health Epidemiology
Major Professor: 
Armin R. Mikler
Senior Research Scientist at PAcific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, WA
Dhruva Vinay Ghai
Spring 2009
Dissertation: 
Variability-Aware Low-Power Techniques for Nanoscale Mixed-Signal Circuits
Major Professor: 
Saraju Mohanty
Dean (Postgraduate Engineering and Research), Oriental University Indore, India
Ping Yu
Fall 2008
Dissertation: 
Direct Online/Offline Digital Signature Schemes
Major Professor: 
Stephen R. Tate
Researcher and Software Developer at OpcBox
Andras Csomai
Spring 2008
Dissertation: 
Keywords in the Mist: Automated Keyword Extraction for Very Large Documents and Back of the Book Indexing
Major Professor: 
Rada F. Mihalcea
Google
Vandana Gunupudi
Spring 2008
Dissertation: 
Exploring Trusted Platform Module Capabilities: A Theoretical and Experimental Study
Major Professor: 
Stephen R. Tate
Software Developer at Microsoft, Redmond, WA
Prakash R. Kolan
Fall 2007
Dissertation: 
System and Methods for Detecting Unwanted Voice Calls
Major Professor: 
Ram Dantu
Senior Engineer in Samsung Research America - Dallas (SRA-D) organization of Samsung
Wentong Li
Fall 2007
Dissertation: 
High Performance Architecture using Speculative Threads and Dynamic Memory Management Hardware
Major Professor: 
Krishna Kavi
Co-Founder, AdMovate, Inc. in San Jose, CA
Afrin Naz
Summer 2007
Dissertation: 
Split Array and Scalar Data Caches: A Comprehensive Study of Data Cache Organization
Major Professor: 
Krishna M. Kavi
Assistant Professor at the Institute of Technology at the University of West Virginia
Brian R. Harrington
Fall 2006
Dissertation: 
A Netcentric Scientific Research Repository
Major Professor: 
Robert P. Brazile
Yahoo! in California
Xiaobo Peng
Fall 2006
Dissertation: 
Mediation on Xquery Views
Major Professor: 
Robert P. BRazile
Senior Software Engineer at Twitter in San Francisco, CA
Wenming Li
Summer 2006
Dissertation: 
Group EDF - A New Approach and an Efficient Non-Preemptive Algorithm for Soft Real-Time Systems
Major Professor: 
Krishna M. Kavi
Software Engineer, Latitude Technologies in Allen, TX
He Ge
Spring 2006
Dissertation: 
Flexible Digital Authentication Techniques
Major Professor: 
Stephen R. Tate
Software Development Engineer at Microsoft, Redmond, WA
Kaizar Abdul Husain Amin
Spring 2006
Dissertation: 
An Integrated Architecture for Ad Hoc Grids
Major Professor: 
Armin R. Mikler
Director at 9Nexus Ltd in London, UK
Kaja Moinudeen Abbas
Spring 2006
Dissertation: 
Bayesian Probabilistic Reasoning Applied to Mathematical Epidemiology for Predictive Spatiotemporal Analysis of Infectious Diseases
Major Professor: 
Armin R. Mikler
Assistant Professor of Infectious Diseases in Public Health, Department of Population Health Sciences, Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA
Timothy Edwin Roden
Spring 2005
Dissertation: 
Procedural Content Creation and Technologies for 3D Graphics Applications and Games
Major Professor: 
Ian Parberry
Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Lamar University in Beaumont, TX
Ken Terry Hartness
Fall 2004
Dissertation: 
Adaptive Planning and Prediction in Agent-Supported Distribution Collaboration
Major Professor: 
Kathleen M. Swigger
Software Developer for Merchants' Choice Payment Solutions in Houston, TX
Ke Xu
Spring 2004
Dissertation: 
Mobile Agent Security Through Multi-Agent Cryptographic Protocols
Major Professor: 
Stephen R. Tate
Network Security Engineer for Fugitsu America, Inc
Mehran Rezaei
Spring 2004
Dissertation: 
Intelligent Memory Manager: Towards Improving the Locality Behavior of Allocation-Intensive Applications
Major Professor: 
Krishna M. Kavi
Assistant Professor in Information Technology Engineering at Isfahan University in Iran
Ming Wei
Spring 2002
Dissertation: 
A Study of Perceptually Tuned, Wavelet Based, Rate Scalable Image and Video Compression
Major Professor: 
Stephen R. Tate
Senior Software Engineer at Texas Instruments
Brenton Kenneth Chapin
Summer 2001
Dissertation: 
Higher Compression from the Burrows-Wheeler Transform with New Algorithms for the List Update Problem
Major Professor: 
Stephen R. Tate
Systems Programmer for Qtask
Terry Wayne Tuck
Spring 2001
Dissertation: 
Temporally Correct Algorithms for Transaction Concurrency Control in Distributed Databases
Major Professor: 
Azzedine Bourerche
Manager at K2Share in Lewisville, TX
Naveen Kumar Kakani
Summer 2000
Dissertation: 
Algorithms for Efficient Utilization of Wireless Bandwidth and to Provide Quality-of-Service in Wireless Networks
Major Professor: 
Armin R. Mikler
Standards Architect at CSR Technology, Inc
Hung-Li Tseng
Summer 1998
Dissertation: 
Computation Complexity of Hopfield Networks
Major Professor: 
Ian Parberry
Assistant Professor at Minghsing University of Science and Technology in Taiwan
Pamela Ann Taylor
Fall 1997
Dissertation: 
Exon/Intron Discrimination Using the Finite Induction Pattern Matching Technique
Major Professor: 
Paul S. Fisher
Sanjoy Kumar Sen
Fall 1997
Dissertation: 
Efficient Algorithms and Framework for Bandwidth Allocation, Quality-of-Service Provisioning and Location Management in Mobile Wireless Computing
Major Professor: 
Sajal K. Das
Oss Practice at Ericsson in Gurgaon, India
Dong-il Shin
Summer 1997
Dissertation: 
A Unifying Version Model for Objects and Schema in Object-Oriented Database System
Major Professor: 
Robert P. Brazile
Professor in the College of Electronics ad Information Engineering at Sejong University in Korea
Michael Charles Rowe
Fall 1996
Dissertation: 
A Machine Learning Method Suitable for Dynamic Domains
Major Professor: 
Kathleen M. Swigger
Professor Emeritus, Computer Science and Software Engineering Department, University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Hua Zhang
Summer 1996
Dissertation: 
Practical Parallel Processing
Major Professor: 
Paul S. Fisher
Mona A. Cherri
Summer 1996
Dissertation: 
Speech Recognition Using Finite Inductive Sequences
Major Professor: 
Paul S. Fisher
Professor and Programming Coordinator at North Lake College in the Dallas County Community College District
Falguni Sarkar
Spring 1996
Dissertation: 
Rollback Reduction Techniques Through Load Balancing in Optimistic Parallel Discrete Event Simulation
Major Professor: 
Sajal K. Das
Marie-Anne Demuynck
Spring 1996
Dissertation: 
Performance Study on Concurrent Search Trees and Hash Algorithms on Multiprocessor Systems
Major Professor: 
Sajal K. Das
Professor in the Mathematics and Computer Science Department at Texas Woman's University in Denton, TX
Elaine Joyce Pettit
Fall 1995
Dissertation: 
Synthesis of 2-D Images from the Wigner Distribution with Applications to Mammography and Edge Extraction
Major Professor: 
Robert R. Kallman
Engineering Fellow at Raytheon in Dallas, TX
Freeman L. Moore
Fall 1995
Dissertation: 
Quantifying Design Principles in Reusable Software Components
Major Professor: 
Ryan D. Stansifer
Senior Principal Software Engineer for Raytheon and Adjunct Professor at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX.
Gyo Sik Moon
Fall 1995
Dissertation: 
An Algorithm for the PLA Equivalence Problem
Major Professor: 
Frank Vlach
Professor in the Department of Computer Education at Daegu National University of Education in Daegu, Korea
Nim Keung Leung
Fall 1995
Dissertation: 
Convexity-Preserving Scattered Data Interpolation
Major Professor: 
Robert J. Renka
Johnny Glen Carroll
Summer 1995
Dissertation: 
Practical Cursive Script Recognition
Major Professor: 
Paul S. Fisher
Chair of the Department of Computing and Technology at Cameron University in Lawton, OK
Ai-Sheng Mao
Spring 1995
Dissertation: 
A Theoretical Network Model and the Incremental Hypercube-Based Networks
Major Professor: 
Sajal K. Das
Edward Pershwitz
Fall 1994
Dissertation: 
Recognition of Face Images
Major Professor: 
Paul S. Fisher
Marcos Nogueira Novaes
Fall 1994
Dissertation: 
Multiresolution Signal Cross-Correlation
Major Professor: 
Paul S. Fisher
Cloud Platform Sales Engineer at Google
Tsai Shooumeei Lin
Fall 1994
Dissertation: 
A Highly Fault-Tolerant Distribution Database System with Replicated Data
Major Professor: 
Roy T. Jacob
Chou-Chen Yang
Summer 1994
Dissertation: 
Application of Coteries to Mutual Exclusion in Distributed Systems
Major Professor: 
Roy T. Jacob
Professor in the Department of Management Information Systems, at National Chung Hsing University in Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China
George Edward Mobus
Summer 1994
Dissertation: 
A Multi-time Scale Learning Mechanism for Neuromimic Processing
Major Professor: 
Paul S. Fisher
Associate Professor of Computer Science and Systems in the Institute of Technology at the University of Washington, Tacoma, WA
Ferda Nur Alpaslan
Fall 1993
Dissertation: 
Temporal Connectionist Expert Systems Using a Temporal Backpropogation Algorithm
Major Professor: 
Kathleen M. Swigger
Professor in the Department of Computer Engineering at Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey
Oleg E Kiselyov
Fall 1993
Dissertation: 
Multiresolution/Fractal Compression of Still and Moving Pictures
Major Professor: 
Paul S. Fisher
Ranette Hudson Halverson
Fall 1993
Dissertation: 
Efficient Linked List Ranking Algorithms and Parentheses Matching as a New Strategy for Parallel Algorithm Design
Major Professor: 
Sajal K. Das
Chair and Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, TX
Gaynor Legge
Spring 1992
Dissertation: 
A Mechanism for Facilitating Temporal Reasoning in Discrete Event Simulation
Major Professor: 
Dana L. Wyatt
Ricardo Alberto Munoz
Spring 1992
Dissertation: 
Using Normal Deduction Graphs in Common Sense Reasoning
Major Professor: 
Chao-Chih Yang
Enterprise Data Architect at Gartner
Wen-Bing Horng
Spring 1992
Dissertation: 
Using Extended Logic Programs to Formalize Commonsense Reasoning
Major Professor: 
Chao-Chih Yang
Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering at Tamkang University in Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
Calvin Ching-Yuen Chen
Fall 1991
Dissertation: 
Efficient Parallel Algorithms and Data Structures Related to Trees
Major Professor: 
Sajal K. Das
Raweewan Auepanwiriyakul
Spring 1989
Dissertation: 
Inheritance Problems in Object-Oriented Database
Major Professor: 
Kathleen M. Swigger
Associate Professor and Director of Library and Information Center at the National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA) in Bangkok, Thailand
Kwok Bun Yue
Summer 1988
Dissertation: 
Semaphore Solutions for General Mutual Exclusion Problems
Major Professor: 
Roy T. Jacob
Professor of Computer Science at University of Houston-Clear Lake, Houston, TX
Larry Eugene Albright
Summer 1988
Dissertation: 
Computer Realization of Human Music Cognition
Major Professor: 
Kathleen M. Swigger
Institute Fellow at American Institute for Research
Lloyd Allen Smith
Summer 1988
Dissertation: 
Speech Recognition Using a Synthesized Codebook
Major Professor: 
Kathleen M. Swigger
Professor of Computer Science at Missouri State University in Springfield, MO
Charles Warren Moseley
Fall 1987
Dissertation: 
A Timescale Estimating Model for Rule-Based Systems
Major Professor: 
Charles B. Hammons
Professor of Computer Science at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, OK
Douglas Lee Hall
Summer 1987
Dissertation: 
A Comparative Analysis of Guided vs. Query-Based Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS) Using a CERA Knowledge Base
Major Professor: 
Kathleen M. Swigger
Retired from the CS Dept. at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio in December 2012 after 27 years (20 as Department Chair) and is now working with the Peace Corps in Guyana helping the country develop its educational IT program in the Essequibo Region
Larry Dale Atwood
Fall 1986
Dissertation: 
Independent Quad Trees
Major Professor: 
Thomas Irby
Professor in the Department of Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine and Senior Geneticist for the Framingham Heart Study.
Clifford Grenville Burgess
Summer 1985
Dissertation: 
A Graphical Database-Querying Interface for Casual, Naive Computer Users
Major Professor: 
Kathleen M. Swigger
Retired Computer Science Professor (University of Southern Mississippi) on June 2011 after 26 years. Now a professional photographer