PhD Graduates

2013

  • Bharath Dandala

    Bharath Dandala

    Summer 2013
    Dissertation:
    Multilingual Word Sense Disambiguation using Wikipedia
    Major Professor(s):
    Rada Mihalcea
    Job Title and Company:
    Software Engineer at IBM Watson Solutions in Austin, Texas
  • Neeraj Gupta

    Neeraj Gupta

    Summer 2013
    Dissertation:
    Modeling and Analysis of Next Generation 9-1-1 Emergency Medical Dispatch Protocols
    Major Professor(s):
    Ram Dantu
    Job Title and Company:
    Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Texas at Dallas
  • Tomislav Janjusic

    Tomislav Janjusic

    Summer 2013
    Dissertation:
    Framework for Evaluating Dynamic Memory Allocators including a New Equivalence Class Based Cache-Conscious Allocator
    Major Professor(s):
    Krishna Kavi
    Job Title and Company:
    Postdoctoral Research Associate at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN.
  • Muthukudage Jayantha Kumara

    Muthukudage Jayantha Kumara

    Summer 2013
    Dissertation:
    Automated Real-Time Objects in Colonoscopy Videos for Quality Measurements
    Major Professor(s):
    JungHwan Oh
    Job Title and Company:
    Systems Engineer at Conversio Health
  • Ruwan Dharshana Nawarathna

    Ruwan Dharshana Nawarathna

    Summer 2013
    Dissertation:
    Detection of Temporal Events and Abnormal Images for Quality Analysis for Endoscopy Videos
    Major Professor(s):
    JungHwan Oh
    Job Title and Company:
    Faculty member of the Department of Statistics and Computer Science at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  • Carmen Banea

    Carmen Banea

    Spring 2013
    Dissertation:
    Extrapolating Subjectivity Research to Other Languages
    Major Professor(s):
    Rada Mihalcea
    Job Title and Company:
    Post Doc at University of Michigan
  • Olivia Loza

    Olivia Loza

    Spring 2013
    Dissertation:
    Optimizing Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions using Multi-Coaffiliation Networks
    Major Professor(s):
    Armin R. Mikler
    Job Title and Company:
    Building a smarter planet through predictive analytics, IBM-GSC, Dallas, Texas
  • Ravi Sinha

    Ravi Sinha

    Spring 2013
    Dissertation:
    Finding Meaning in Context using Algorithms in Monolingual and Crosslingual Settings
    Major Professor(s):
    Rada Mihalcea
    Job Title and Company:
    Software engineer at IBM in Austin, TX working with the Watson technology
  • 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

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