PhD Graduates

2013

  • Geng Zheng

    Geng Zheng

    Spring 2013
    Dissertation:
    Layout-Accurate Ultra-Fast System-Level Design Exploration through Verilog-AMS
    Major Professor(s):
    Saraju P. Mohanty
    Job Title and Company:
    Analog Devices (ADI)! The position is within ADI High-Speed Linear Group (HSG) in Greater Boston area

2012

  • Prakash Duraisamy

    Prakash Duraisamy

    Fall 2012
    Dissertation:
    3D Reconstruction using LiDR and Visual Images
    Major Professor(s):
    Bill Buckles
    Job Title and Company:
    Visiting Assistant Professor at Miami (Ohio) University
  • Li Li

    Li Li

    Fall 2012
    Dissertation:
    Source and Channel Coding Strategies for Wireless Sensor Networks
    Major Professor(s):
    Bill Buckles
    Job Title and Company:
    Software Research and Development Engineer, Mzeal Communications Inc. in Littleton, MA
  • Chee Wee (Ben) Long

    Chee Wee (Ben) Long

    Fall 2012
    Dissertation:
    Modeling Synergistic Relationships between Words and Images
    Major Professor(s):
    Rada Mihalcea
    Job Title and Company:
    Research staff at NLP/Speech Group at ETS Research
  • Mohamed Yassine Belkhouche

    Mohamed Yassine Belkhouche

    Summer 2012
    Dissertation:
    Multi-Perspective, Multi-Modal Image Registration and Fusion
    Major Professor(s):
    Bill Buckles
    Job Title and Company:
    Post Doc at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  • Michael Augustine Gaylord Mohler

    Michael Augustine Gaylord Mohler

    Summer 2012
    Dissertation:
    Sentence Similarity Analysis with Applications in Automatic Short Answer Grading
    Major Professor(s):
    Rada F. Mihalcea
    Job Title and Company:
    Research Scientist with Language Computer Corporation, in Richardson, TX
  • Oleg Garitselov

    Oleg Garitselov

    Spring 2012
    Dissertation:
    Metamodeling-based Fast Optimization of Nanoscale AMS SoCs
    Major Professor(s):
    Saraju Mohanty
    Job Title and Company:
    Senior Engineer at Spectracom Corporation
  • Balathasan Giritharan

    Balathasan Giritharan

    Spring 2012
    Dissertation:
    Incremental Learning with Large Datasets
    Major Professor(s):
    Xiaohui Yuan
    Job Title and Company:
    Predictive Analytics Scientist at Monsanto
  • Terry Wayne Griffin

    Terry Wayne Griffin

    Spring 2012
    Dissertation:
    GPS CaPPture: A System for GPS Trajectory Collection, Processing, and Destination Prediction
    Major Professor(s):
    Yan Huang
    Job Title and Company:
    Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, TX

2011

  • Hakan Ceylan

    Hakan Ceylan

    Fall 2011
    Dissertation:
    Investigating the Extractive Summarization of Literary Novels
    Major Professor(s):
    Rada F. Mihalcea
    Job Title and Company:
    Senior Software Engineer at Netflix, San Francisco
  • Kalyan Pathapati Subbu

    Kalyan Pathapati Subbu

    Fall 2011
    Dissertation:
    Indoor Localization Using Magnetic Fields
    Major Professor(s):
    Ram Dantu
    Job Title and Company:
    Assistant Professor at Amrita University in Kerala, India
  • Oluwayomi Bamidele Adamo

    Oluwayomi Bamidele Adamo

    Summer 2011
    Dissertation:
    Joint Schemes for Physical Layer Security and Error Correction
    Major Professor(s):
    Bill Buckles
  • Samer H. Hassan

    Samer H. Hassan

    Summer 2011
    Dissertation:
    Measuring Semantic Relatedness using Salient Encyclopedic Concepts
    Major Professor(s):
    Rada F. Mihalcea
    Job Title and Company:
    Software Engineer at Google in Mountain View, CA
  • Yao Shen

    Yao Shen

    Summer 2011
    Dissertation:
    Scene Analysis Using Scale Invariant Feature Extraction and Probabilistic Modeling
    Major Professor(s):
    Bill Buckles
    Job Title and Company:
    Software Development Engineer II for Microsoft in Redmond, Washington
  • Roopa Vishwanathan

    Roopa Vishwanathan

    Spring 2011
    Dissertation:
    Exploring Privacy in Location-Based Services using Cryptographic Protocols
    Major Professor(s):
    Yan Huang
    Job Title and Company:
    Assistant Professor at State University of New York Institute of Technology
  • Ning Xu

    Ning Xu

    Spring 2011
    Dissertation:
    Physical-Layer Network Coding for MIMO Systems
    Major Professor(s):
    Yan Huang
    Job Title and Company:
    Systems Engineer for Ericsson (Silicon Valley) in San Jose, CA
  • Chengyang Zhang

    Chengyang Zhang

    Spring 2011
    Dissertation:
    Toward a Data-Type-Based Real Time Geospatial Data Stream Management System
    Major Professor(s):
    Yan Huang
    Job Title and Company:
    Database Query Optimizer Software Engineer for Teradata Corporation in Los Angeles, CA

2010

  • Tina Valonne Johnson

    Tina Valonne Johnson

    Fall 2010
    Dissertation:
    The Influence of Social Network Graph Structure on Disease Dynamics in a Simulated Environment
    Major Professor(s):
    Armin R. Mikler
    Job Title and Company:
    Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas
  • Tamara Schneider

    Tamara Schneider

    Fall 2010
    Dissertation:
    A Framework for Analyzing and Optimizing Regional Bio-emergency Response Plans
    Major Professor(s):
    Armin R. Mikler
    Job Title and Company:
    Software Developer for Google, Inc. in Munich, Germany
  • Garima Thakral

    Garima Thakral

    Fall 2010
    Dissertation:
    Process-Voltage-Temerature Aware Nanoscale Circuit of Optimization
    Major Professor(s):
    Saraju Mohanty
    Job Title and Company:
    Dean (Undergraduate Engineering), Oriental University Indore, India

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