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Graduating PhD Students

  • Areas of Expertise:
      Research Interests
      • Computational Economics
      • Algorithms for Noisy Data
  • Dissertation Topic:
    Thesis Title
    • Limited-Information Problems in Computational Economics
  • Preferred Employment:
    Preferred Employment
    • Industry - Research
    • Industry - Development
  • Expected Graduation Date:
    • 5/2021
  • Advisor:
    Advisor
    • Prof. Ruta Mehta
  • Areas of Expertise:
      Research Interests
      • Optimization
      • Computational Biology
      • Algorithms
  • Dissertation Topic:
    Thesis Title
    • Algorithms for Phylogenetic Tree Correction in Species and Cancer Evolution
  • Preferred Employment:
    Preferred Employment
    • Industry - Research
    • Industry - Development
  • Expected Graduation Date:
    • 12/2020
  • Advisor:
    Advisor
    • Mohammed El-Kebir and Tandy Warnow
  • Areas of Expertise:
      Research Interests
      • Deep Learning
      • Reinforcement Learning
  • Dissertation Topic:
    Thesis Title
    • Methods for Efficient Imitation and Exploration in Reinforcement Learning Algorithms
  • Preferred Employment:
    Preferred Employment
    • Industry - Research
    • Industry - Development
  • Expected Graduation Date:
    • 5/2021
  • Advisor:
    Advisor
    • Jian Peng
  • Areas of Expertise:
      Research Interests
      • Data Provenance
      • Intrusion Detection
      • Forensic Analysis
      • System Security
  • Dissertation Topic:
    Thesis Title
    • Towards Effective Threat Detection and Investigation with Provenance Analytics
  • Preferred Employment:
    Preferred Employment
    • Academia - Research
    • Industry - Research
  • Expected Graduation Date:
    • 8/2021
  • Advisor:
    Advisor
    • Adam Bates
  • Areas of Expertise:
      Research Interests
      • Computer Systems and Architecture
      • Hardware Resiliency
      • Approximate Computing
      • Machine Learning
  • Dissertation Topic:
    Thesis Title
    • Towards Scalable and Specialized Application Error Analysis
  • Preferred Employment:
    Preferred Employment
    • Academia - Research
    • Industry - Research
  • Expected Graduation Date:
    • 12/2020
  • Advisor:
    Advisor
    • Sarita Adve
  • Areas of Expertise:
      Research Interests
      • Randomized & approximation algorithms
      • Computational geometry
      • Theoretical computer science
  • Dissertation Topic:
  • Preferred Employment:
    Preferred Employment
    • Industry - Research
    • Industry - Development
  • Expected Graduation Date:
    • 8/2021
  • Advisor:
    Advisor
    • Sariel Har-Peled
  • Areas of Expertise:
      Research Interests
      • Graph Mining, User Modeling, NLP
      • Recommendation Systems, Info Retrieval
      • Deep Learning and Neural Networks
  • Dissertation Topic:
    Thesis Title
    • User-Centric Deep Learning Methods and Applications
  • Preferred Employment:
    Preferred Employment
    • Industry - Research
    • Industry - Development
  • Expected Graduation Date:
    • 5/2021
  • Advisor:
    Advisor
    • Hari Sundaram
  • Areas of Expertise:
      Research Interests
      • Software engineering
  • Dissertation Topic:
    Thesis Title
    • Software Testing in a Nondeterministic World
  • Preferred Employment:
    Preferred Employment
    • Academia - Research
    • Industry - Research
  • Expected Graduation Date:
    • 8/2021
  • Advisor:
    Advisor
    • Darko Marinov and Tao Xie
  • Areas of Expertise:
      Research Interests
      • CSCW
      • Conversational AI
      • Social computing
      • Human-centered AI
      • Human-computer interaction
  • Dissertation Topic:
    Thesis Title
    • Designing Conversational Agents to Promote Self-disclosure and Behavior Change
  • Preferred Employment:
    Preferred Employment
    • Academia - Research
    • Industry - Research
  • Expected Graduation Date:
    • 5/2021
  • Advisor:
    Advisor
    • Yun Huang
  • Areas of Expertise:
      Research Interests
      • Computational Topology
      • Computational Geometry
  • Dissertation Topic:
    Thesis Title
    • Equilibrium Graphs on Flat Tori
  • Preferred Employment:
    Preferred Employment
    • Academia - Teaching
  • Expected Graduation Date:
    • 8/2021
  • Advisor:
    Advisor
    • Jeff Erickson
  • Areas of Expertise:
      Research Interests
      • motion planning
      • robotics
      • mobile robotics
  • Dissertation Topic:
    Thesis Title
    • Designing Boundary Interactions for Simple Mobile Robots
  • Preferred Employment:
    Preferred Employment
    • Academia - Research
    • Industry - Research
  • Expected Graduation Date:
    • 12/2020
  • Advisor:
    Advisor
    • Steven M. LaValle
  • Areas of Expertise:
      Research Interests
      • Predictability and Fault-Tolerance
      • Real-Time and Safe AI
      • Cyber-Physical Systems
      • Real Time and Embedded Systems
  • Dissertation Topic:
    Thesis Title
    • DESIGNING SAFETY-CRITICAL SYSTEMS USING COTS BASED HOMOGENEOUS AND HETEROGENEOUS MULTI-CORE PROCESSORS
  • Preferred Employment:
    Preferred Employment
    • Academia - Research
    • Industry - Research
  • Expected Graduation Date:
    • 8/2021
  • Advisor:
    Advisor
    • Marco Caccamo
  • Areas of Expertise:
      Research Interests
      • High Performance Computing
      • Scientific Computing
      • Parallel Computing
  • Dissertation Topic:
    Thesis Title
    • A Virtualized MPI Implementation Optimized for Shared Memory Systems
  • Preferred Employment:
    Preferred Employment
    • Industry - Research
    • Industry - Development
  • Expected Graduation Date:
    • 5/2021
  • Advisor:
    Advisor
    • Laxmikant (Sanjay) Kale
  • Areas of Expertise:
      Research Interests
      • Federated Learning
      • Distributed System
      • Machine Learning
  • Dissertation Topic:
    Thesis Title
    • Toward Communication-Efficient and Secure Distributed Machine Learning
  • Preferred Employment:
    Preferred Employment
    • Industry - Research
  • Expected Graduation Date:
    • 5/2021
  • Advisor:
    Advisor
    • Oluwasanmi Koyejo, Indranil Gupta
  • Areas of Expertise:
      Research Interests
      • Distributed Systems and Cloud Computing
  • Dissertation Topic:
    Thesis Title
    • Elastic Techniques Mitigating Dynamism In Distributed Systems
  • Preferred Employment:
    Preferred Employment
    • Academia - Research
    • Industry - Research
    • Industry - Development
  • Expected Graduation Date:
    • 8/2021
  • Advisor:
    Advisor
    • Indranil Gupta
  • Areas of Expertise:
      Research Interests
      • Applied machine learning
      • Network data science
      • Graph data mining
  • Dissertation Topic:
    Thesis Title
    • Multi-Facet Graph Mining with Contextualized Projections
  • Preferred Employment:
    Preferred Employment
    • Academia - Research
    • Industry - Research
  • Expected Graduation Date:
    • 12/2020
  • Advisor:
    Advisor
    • Jiawei Han