PhD Graduates

2018

  • Wenbin Ouyang

    Fall 2018
    Dissertation:
    On‐Loom Fabric Defect Inspection Using Contact Image Sensors and Activation Layer Embedded Convolutional Neural Network
    Major Professor(s):
    Xiaohui Yuan, Bugao Xu
  • Jagannadh Vempati

    Fall 2018
    Dissertation:
    A Control Theoretic Approach for Resilient Network Services
    Major Professor(s):
    Ramanamurthy Dantu
  • Sultan Alotaibi

    Summer 2018
    Dissertation:
    Radio Resource Control Approaches for LTE-Advanced Femtocell Networks
    Major Professor(s):
    Robert Akl
  • Yassir Hashem

    Summer 2018
    Dissertation:
    Multi‐Modal Insider Threat Detection and Prevention based on Users’ Behaviors
    Major Professor(s):
    Hassan Takabi, Ramanamurthy Dantu
  • Srujan Kotikela

    Summer 2018
    Dissertation:
    Secure and Trusted Execution for Virtualization Workloads
    Major Professor(s):
    Krishna Kavi
    Job Title and Company:
    Assistant Professor, Texas A&M
  • Thiraphat Meesumrarn

    Summer 2018
    Dissertation:
    Simulation of Dengue Outbreak in Thailand
    Major Professor(s):
    Armin Mikler
    Job Title and Company:
    Lecturer, Nakhon Sawan Rajabhat University, Thailand
  • Natalie Parde

    Summer 2018
    Dissertation:
    Reading with Robots: A Platform to Promote Cognitive Exercise through Discussions of Creative Metaphor in Books
    Major Professor(s):
    Rodney Nielsen
    Job Title and Company:
    Assistant Professor of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Charles Shelor

    Summer 2018
    Dissertation:
    Dataflow Processing in Memory Achieves Significant Energy Efficiency
    Major Professor(s):
    Krishna Kavi
  • Joshua Urbanovsky

    Summer 2018
    Dissertation:
    Computational Methods to Optimize High-Consequence Variants of the Vehicle Routing Problem for Relief Networks in Humanitarian Logistics
    Major Professor(s):
    Armin Mikler
    Job Title and Company:
    Zillow
  • Joseph Helsing

    Spring 2018
    Dissertation:
    Validation and Evaluation of Emergency Response Plans Through Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation
    Major Professor(s):
    Armin R. Mikler
    Job Title and Company:
    Lecturer, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas
  • 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
    Job Title and Company:
    Software Engineer and Image Processing Researcher, Physmodo
  • Dmitriy Nurmuradov

    Spring 2018
    Dissertation:
    Hybrid Approaches in Test Suite Prioritization
    Major Professor(s):
    Renee Bryce
    Job Title and Company:
    Software Engineer, Pivotal Labs
  • 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
    Job Title and Company:
    Software Engineer, Ericsson
  • 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

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