PhD Graduates

2015

  • Shijun Tang

    Shijun Tang

    Spring 2015
    Dissertation:
    Investigation on Segmentation, Recognition and 3D Reconstruction of Objects
    Major Professor(s):
    Bill Buckles
    Job Title and Company:
    Lecturer at West Texas A&M University
  • Joshua Ray Taylor

    Joshua Ray Taylor

    Spring 2015
    Dissertation:
    The Procedural Generation of Interesting Sokoban Levels
    Major Professor(s):
    Ian Parberry
  • Yiwen Wan

    Yiwen Wan

    Spring 2015
    Dissertation:
    Trajectories as a Unifying Cross Domain Feature for Surveillance Systems
    Major Professor(s):
    Bill Buckles
    Job Title and Company:
    Project analyst at Union Pacific Railroad in Omaha

2014

  • Patrick Burke

    Patrick Burke

    Fall 2014
    Dissertation:
    A New Look at Retargetable Compilers
    Major Professor(s):
    Philip Sweany
    Job Title and Company:
    Instructor at FlightSafety International DFW
  • Mohamed Fazeen Mohamed Issadeen

    Mohamed Fazeen Mohamed Issadeen

    Fall 2014
    Dissertation:
    Modeling and Analysis of Intentional and Unintentional Security Vulnerabilities in a Mobile Platform
    Major Professor(s):
    Ram Dantu
    Job Title and Company:
    Data Scientist Lead at Equity Metrix in Dallas, TX
  • Verónica Pérez Rosas

    Verónica Pérez Rosas

    Fall 2014
    Dissertation:
    Exploration of visual, acoustic, and physiological modalities to complement linguistic representations for sentiment analysis
    Major Professor(s):
    Rada Mihalcea
    Job Title and Company:
    Postdoc Research Fellow at University of Michigan
  • Yi Zhou

    Yi Zhou

    Fall 2014
    Dissertation:
    Uncertainty Evaluation in Large-scale Dynamical Systems: Theory and Applications
    Major Professor(s):
    Robert Akl
  • Jonathan Doran

    Jonathan Doran

    Summer 2014
    Dissertation:
    Procedural Generation of Content for Online Role Playing Games
    Major Professor(s):
    Ian Parberry
    Job Title and Company:
    Assistant Professor at Bradley University in Peoria, IL
  • Satyajeet Nimgaonkar

    Satyajeet Nimgaonkar

    Summer 2014
    Dissertation:
    Secure and Energy Efficient Execution Frameworks Using Virtualization and Light-Weight Cryptographic Components
    Major Professor(s):
    Mahadevan Gomathisankaran
    Job Title and Company:
    Software Engineer at Cisco, Web Security Group, San Jose, CA
  • Martin Joseph O'Neill II

    Martin Joseph O'Neill II

    Summer 2014
    Dissertation:
    A Computational Methodology for Addressing Differentiated Access in Response Plan Design
    Major Professor(s):
    Armin R. Mikler
    Job Title and Company:
    Research Associate Professor in the Center for Computational Epidemiology and Response Analysis (CeCERA) at the University of North Texas
  • Jorge A. Reyes Silveyra

    Jorge A. Reyes Silveyra

    Summer 2014
    Dissertation:
    Modeling Epidemics on Structured Populations: Effects of Socio-Demographic Characteristics and Immune Response Quality
    Major Professor(s):
    Armin R. Mikler
    Job Title and Company:
    Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA
  • Jedsada Chartree

    Jedsada Chartree

    Spring 2014
    Dissertation:
    Monitoring Dengue Outbreaks Using Online Data
    Major Professor(s):
    Armin R. Mikler
    Job Title and Company:
    Vice President for Academic Affairs at Sisaket Rajabhat University in Sisaket, Thailand
  • Qiang Guan

    Qiang Guan

    Spring 2014
    Dissertation:
    Autonomic Failure Identification and Diagnosis for Building Dependable Cloud Computing Systems
    Major Professor(s):
    Song Fu
    Job Title and Company:
    Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Ultra-scale System Research Center at Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, New Mexico
  • Chia-En Lin

    Chia-En Lin

    Spring 2014
    Dissertation:
    Performance Engineering of Software in Web Services and other Distributed Software Systems
    Major Professor(s):
    Krishna Kavi
    Job Title and Company:
    Visiting Assistant Professor at McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland
  • Oghenekarho Okobiah

    Oghenekarho Okobiah

    Spring 2014
    Dissertation:
    Geostatistical Inspired Metamodeling and Optimization of Nanoscale Analog Circuits
    Major Professor(s):
    Saraju P. Mohanty
    Job Title and Company:
    Process Engineer, Samsung Semiconductor, Austin, TX

2013

  • Mohamed Abouelenien

    Mohamed Abouelenien

    Fall 2013
    Dissertation:
    Boosting for Learning from Imbalanced, Multiclass Data Sets
    Major Professor(s):
    Xiaohui Yuan
    Job Title and Company:
    Postdoc Research Fellow at University of Michigan
  • Eric Ayeh

    Eric Ayeh

    Fall 2013
    Dissertation:
    Statistical Strategies for Efficient Signal Detection and Parameter Estimation in Wireless Sensor Networks
    Major Professor(s):
    Bill Buckles
    Job Title and Company:
    Software Engineer, Tech Mahindra, Plano, Texas
  • Iris Gomez-Lopez

    Iris Gomez-Lopez

    Fall 2013
    Dissertation:
    Studying the Spread of Infectious Diseases in Heterogeneous Populations with Diverse Interactions Characteristics
    Major Professor(s):
    Armin R. Mikler
    Job Title and Company:
    Geoinformatics Data Analyst at the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Dhanyu Eshaka Amarasinghe

    Dhanyu Eshaka Amarasinghe

    Summer 2013
    Dissertation:
    Real-Time Rendering of Burning Objects in Video Games
    Major Professor(s):
    Ian Parberry
    Job Title and Company:
    Lead Tech at Apple Inc. In Sunnyvale, CA
  • Enkh-Amgalan Baatarjav

    Enkh-Amgalan Baatarjav

    Summer 2013
    Dissertation:
    Privacy Management for Online Social Networks
    Major Professor(s):
    Ram Dantu
    Job Title and Company:
    Adjunct Instructor for UNT Department of Computer Science and Engineering

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