Current Students and Postdocs:

  • (Ph.D. students) , Javid Ebrahimi (co-advised with Daniel Lowd), Sabin Kafle, Nisansa de Silva, Amnay Amimeur
  • (MS students) Gong Zhang, Shravan Kale

    Former Thesis Students and Postdocs:

  • Shravan Kale (M.S. Thesis: Understanding Perceived Sense of Movement In Static Visuals Using Deep Learning, June, 2018)
  • Yang Zhou (Research Associate on Graph Embedding and Deep Learning, April to July, 2017; Assistant Professor, Auburn University)
  • NhatHai Phan (Postdoc Research Associate on Social Network Analysis, Deep Learning, and Health Informatics 2013 - 2016; Assistant Professor, New Jersey Institute of Technology)
  • Fernando Gutierrez (Ph.D. Thesis: A Hybrid Approach for Ontology-based Information Extraction, December, 2015; Postdoc, Adolfo Ibanez University, Chile)
  • Shangpu Jiang (Ph.D. Thesis: Knowledge Base Refinement and Knowledge Translation with Markov Logic Networks, November, 2015; Software Engineer, Google)
  • Adam Martini (B.S. Honors Thesis: Integrating Metadata and Data Syntax Translation, June, 2013)
  • Haishan Liu (Ph.D. Thesis: A Graph-based Approach for Semantic Data Mining, August 2012; Senior Software Engineer, LinkedIn)
  • Daya Wimalasuriya (Ph.D. Thesis: Use of Ontologies in Information Extraction, January 2011; Software Development Engineer,, Inc.)
  • Paea LePendu (Ph.D. Thesis: Ontology Databases, January 2010; Postdoc, Stanford University)
  • Amanda Hosler (B.S. Honors Thesis: Using Inductive Logic Programming to Map Ontologies, July, 2006)

    Former Research Students:

  • Hao Wang (Ph.D. student 2011-2016), Adam Martini (MS' 14, NSF REU student 2012-2013, Concentric Sky), Nafisa Chowdhury (MS'11, Ph.D. student 2011-2013, Intel), Jing Tian (Ph.D. student 2012-2013), Hang Xu (BS'11), Vincent Yip (Ph.D. student 2010-2011), Han Qin (Ph.D. student 2005-2010, Facebook), David Lebech (MS'10), Brad Pitcher (MS'09), Jiawei Rong (MS'08, Ph.D. student 2005-2008, Microsoft), Jigme Tenzing (MS'08), Donghwi Kwak (MS student 2005-2007), Mike Matloff (BS'06), Shiwoong Kim (MS'06), Darren Brown (Ph.D. student 2005), Vikash Agarwal (MS'05, Cisco Systems).