Research Scientists


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Kaya de Barbaro





Alumni


Research Scientists

 

Ph.D.

  • Yu-Ying Liu (Ph.D. 2015)
    • Dissertation: Disease Progression Modeling using Multi-Dimensional Continuous-Time Hidden Markov Model
  • Tucker Hermans (Ph.D. 2014, co-advised by Prof. Bobick) – Assistant Professor at the University of Utah
    • Dissertation: Representing and Learning Affordance-Based Behaviors
  • Alireza Fathi (Ph.D. 2013) – Postdoctoral Scholar in Fei-Fei Li’s lab at Stanford University
    • Dissertation: Learning Descriptive Models of Objects and Activities from Egocentric Video
  • Yushi (Kevin) Jing (Ph.D. 2011) – Director of visual search, Pinterest
    • Dissertation: Learning a Hybrid Image Retrieval System
  • Howard Zhou (Ph.D. 2010, NSF Fellow) – Software Engineer with Google
    • Dissertation: An Exemplar-based Approach to Search-Assisted Computer-Aided Diagnosis of Pigmented Skin Lesions
  • Matthew Flagg (Ph.D. 2010) – Computer Vision Research Engineer at Photometria
    • Dissertation: Capture, Analysis, and Synthesis of Photorealistic Crowds
  • Ping Wang (Ph.D. 2010, co-advised by Prof. Abowd) – Research Scientist at ObjectVideo
    • Dissertation: Social Game Retrieval from Unstructured Videos
  • Jianxin Wu (Ph.D. 2009) – Professor at Nanjing University, China.
    • Dissertation: Visual Place Categorization
  • Sangmin Oh (Ph.D. 2009, Samsung Lee Kun Hee Fellow, co-advised by Prof. Dellaert) – Research Engineer with Kitware
    • Dissertation: Switching Linear Systems with Higher-Order Temporal Structure
  • S. Charles Brubaker (Ph.D. 2009, advised by Prof. Vempala, Wall Lab member from 2003-2006) – Teacher at Pace Academy
  • Jie Sun (Ph.D. 2008, co-advised by Prof. Bobick) – Analyst for Nomura, Ltd. in Hong Kong
    • Dissertation: Object Categorization for Affordance Prediction
  • Jay Summet (Ph.D. 2008, co-advised by Prof. Abowd) – Lecturer in the College of Computing at Georgia Tech
    • Dissertation: Virtual Rear Projection: Improving the User Experience with Multiple Redundant Projectors
  • Jim Bowring (Ph.D. 2006, NDSEG Fellow, co-advised by Prof. Harrold) – Assistant Professor at the College of Charleston, Charleston SC
    • Dissertation: Modeling and Predicting Software Behavior
  • David Tsai – on leave from Ph.D. program. Currently a researcher at Google.

 

Visitors

  • Paolo Rota (April – November 2013) – Visiting Ph.D. student from University of Trento

 

Masters

  • Alicia Bargar (Masters 2015) –
  • Zhefan Ye (Masters 2015) – Ph.D. candidate, University of Michigan
  • Karthir Prabhakar (Masters 2012, NSF Fellow)
  • Adebola Osuntogun (Masters 2009, NSF Fellow)
  • Dong Shin Kim (Masters 2007) – Engineer at Samsung TECHWIN, Korea
  • Qiushuang (Autumn) Zhang (Masters 2007) – Technical Program Manager at Google
  • Hugh Alton Patrick (Masters 2004, NSF Fellow) – Member of Technical Staff, Vision Technology Group, David Sarnoff Labs
  • Daniel Sternberg (Masters 2003) – Software Engineer at MathWorks

 

Undergraduates

  • Joshua Moore (B.S. in C.S., 2010) – Ph.D. candidate, Computer Science, Cornell University
  • Sujoy Banerjee (B.S. in C.S., 2005) – MBA Candidate, The Wharton School, U Penn
  • Neeraj Kumar (B.S. in C.S. and A.E., 2005, NDSEG Fellow) – Ph.D. candidate, Computer Science, Columbia University
  • Nick DePalma (B.S. in C.S., 2005) – Ph.D. candidate, MIT Media Lab
  • Ankur Kalra (B.S. in C.S., 2004, 2004 recipient of Intel Undergraduate Research Award) – Software Developer, Amazon Video on Demand, Amazon.com