2019-20 PhD Graduates

We in the department are extremely proud of our students who have successfully completed their PhD. Congratulations on this achievement and best wishes as you begin an exciting new phase of life!

The Department of Computer Science would like to congratulate Princy Parsana on the recent successful defense of her thesis work, “Deciphering Transcriptional Patterns of Gene Regulation: A Computational Approach” on June 24, 2020.

Primary Advisor: Alexis Battle.
For more information about her research, click here.

The Department of Computer Science would like to congratulate Charlotte Darby on the recent successful defense of her thesis work, “Computational methods addressing genetic variation in next-generation sequencing data” on June 15, 2020.

Primary Advisors: Benjamin Langmead and Michael Schatz.

For more information about her research, click here.

The Department of Computer Science would like to congratulate Chenxi Liu on the recent successful defense of his thesis work, “On the Automation and Diagnosis of Visual Intelligence” on June 11, 2020.

Primary Advisor: Alan Yuille.
To learn more about his research, click here.

The Department of Computer Science would like to congratulate David Snyder on the recent successful defense of his thesis work,“X-vectors: Robust Neural Embeddings for Speaker Recognition” on February 17, 2020.
Primary Advisor: Sanjeev Khudanpur.
For more information about his research, click here.
The Department of Computer Science would like to congratulate Robert Grupp on the recent successful defense of his thesis work,“Computer-Assisted Fluoroscopic Navigation for Orthopaedic Surgery” on February 14, 2020.
Primary Advisor: Russell Taylor.
For more information about his research, click here.
The Department of Computer Science would like to congratulate Hainan Xu on the recent successful defense of his thesis work,“Speeding up Neural Language Models with Applications in Automatic Speech Recognition” on February 6, 2020.
Primary Advisor: Sanjeev Khudanpur.
For more information about his research, click here.
The Department of Computer Science would like to congratulate Sheng Zhang on the recent successful defense of his thesis work,“Transductive Semantic Parsing” on January 27, 2020.
Primary Advisor: Benjamin Van Durme.
For more information about his research, click here.
The Department of Computer Science would like to congratulate Adi Renduchintala on the recent successful defense of his thesis work, “A Language Learning Framework based on Macaronic Texts” on January 10, 2020.
Primary Advisor: Philipp Koehn.
For more information about his research, click here.
The Department of Computer Science would like to congratulate Rob DiPietro on the recent successful defense of his thesis work,“Recurrent Neural Networks for Representing, Segmenting, and Classifying Surgical Activities” on December 19, 2019.
Primary Advisor: Gregory D. Hager.
The Department of Computer Science would like to congratulate Katie Henry on the recent successful defense of her thesis work,“Translating Machine Learning into Clinical Practice: Lessons from Development to Deployment” on December 6, 2019.
Primary Advisor: Suchi Saria.
For more information about his research, click here.
The Department of Computer Science would like to congratulate Younsu Kim on the recent successful defense of his thesis work, “Towards modular ultrasound system for medical intervention and image guided therapy: Ultrasound temperature monitoring” on October 16, 2019.
Primary Advisor: Emad M. Boctor.
For more information about his research, click here.
The Department of Computer Science would like to congratulate Matt Sheckells on the recent successful defense of his thesis work, “Probably Approximately Correct Robust Policy Search with Applications to Mobile Robotics” on November 20, 2019.
Primary Advisor: Marin Kobilarov.
For more information about his research, click here.
The Department of Computer Science would like to congratulate Dingquan Wang on the recent successful defense of his thesis work, “Supervised Training on Synthetic Languages: A Novel Framework for Unsupervised Parsing” on October 16, 2019.
Primary Advisor: Jason Eisner.
For more information about his research, click here.
The Department of Computer Science would like to congratulate Peter Schulam on the recent successful defense of his thesis work,“Probabilistic Models for Exploring, Predicting, and Influencing Health Trajectory Data” on October 2, 2019.
Primary Advisor: Suchi Saria.
For more information about his research, click here.
The Department of Computer Science would like to congratulate Ashok Sivakumar on the recent successful defense of his thesis work,“Probing tumor and immune interactions: High-throughput computational methods for immunogenic neoantigen prediction and T-cell receptor dynamics in Immuno-oncology” on August 30, 2019.
Primary Advisor: Rachel Karchin.
The Department of Computer Science would like to congratulate Rachel Rudinger on the recent successful defense of her thesis work,“Decompositional Semantics for Events, Participants, and Scripts in Text” on August 16, 2019.
Primary Advisor: Benjamin Van Durme.
For more information about her research, click here.
The Department of Computer Science would like to congratulate Rebecca Knowles on the recent successful defense of her thesis work,“Interactive and Adaptive Neural Machine Translation” on June 17, 2019.
Primary Advisor: Philipp Koehn.
For more information about her research, click here.
The Department of Computer Science would like to congratulate Kuan Cheng on the recent successful defense of his thesis work,“Pseudorandom Constructions: Computing in Parallel and Applications to Edit Error Correction” on May 21, 2019.
Primary Advisor: Xin Li .
For more information about his research, click here.

 

 

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