Alumni – Graduate Students

Alumni – Graduate Students

PHD ALUMNI | MS ALUMNI

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PhD Alumni – Graduates

Ron FickRon Fick

Hired at University of Florida as a Research Scientist.

Doctor of Philosophy Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
2021
Ph.D. Thesis: Robust GANs for Semi-Supervised Classification

Bachelor of Science Computer Engineering
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
2014

Guohao YuGuohao Yu

Doctor of Philosophy Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
2021
Ph.D. Thesis: Weakly Supervised Image Segmentation with Multiple Instance Learning Neural Network

Master of Science Optical Engineering
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China
2011
M.S. Thesis: Thermal property for repetition pumped Nd:glass rod amplifier

Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering
Harbin Engineering University, Harbin, China
2008

Sheng ZouSheng Zou

Hired at Norfolk Southern Corporation in Atlanta, GA.

Doctor of Philosophy Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
April 2021
Ph.D. Thesis: Classification with Multi-Imprecise Labels

Master of Science Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
December 2016
M.S. Thesis: Semi-supervised Interactive Unmixing for Hyperspectral Image Analysis

Bachelor of Science Applied Physics
Northeastern University, Shenyang, China
2013

Xiaoxiao DuXiaoxiao Du

Hired at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI as Engineer

Alina Zare’s former student at the University of Missouri

Doctor of Philosophy Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
December 2017
Ph.D. Thesis: Multiple Instance Choquet Integral For Multi-Resolution Sensor Fusion

Master of Science Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
December 2013
M.S. Thesis: Accounting for spectral variability in hyperspectral unmixing using beta endmember distribution

Changzhe JiaoChangzhe Jiao

Hired at The Xidian Univerisity, Xi’an, China as a Tenure Track Assistant Professor; Last we heard, Changzhe was promoted to Huashan

Scholar Associate Professor at Xidian University

Alina Zare’s former student at the University of Missouri

Doctor of Philosophy Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
December 2017
Ph.D. Thesis: Target Concept Learning From Ambiguously Labeled Data

Chao ChenChao Chen

Hired at Mathworks, Boston, MA; Last we heard, Chao is now at IBM Research.

Alina Zare’s former student at the University of Missouri

Doctor of Philosophy Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
May 2016
Ph.D. Thesis: Partial Membership Latent Dirichlet Allocation

MS Alumni – Graduates

Aaron ZygalaAaron Zygala

Hired at Stealth Startup company as a Junior Research Specialist.

Master of Science Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
December 2021
M.S. Thesis: What mind matters? Machine learning approaches to linking structural variation in the brain to individual differences in spatial behavior

Bachelor of Science Computer Science
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
2020

Arielle StevensArielle Stevens

Hired at Schneider Electric in St. Petersburg, FL.

Master of Science Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
April 2021

Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering & Physics
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
May 2015

Hudanyun ShengHudanyun Sheng

Hired at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis, MO.

Master of Science Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
November 2019
M.S. Thesis: Switchgrass Genotype Classification Using Hyperspectral Imagery

Master of Science Industrial and Systems Engineering
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
2017

Bachelor of Science in Science and Technology of Optical Information
Tongji University, Shanghai, China
2015

James BocinskyJames Bocinsky

Hired at the American Express as Software Engineer II

Master of Science Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
April 2019
M.S. Thesis: Learning Multiple Target Concepts from Uncertain, Ambiguous Data Using the Adaptive Cosine Estimator and Spectral Match Filter

Bachelor of Science Computer Engineering
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
2017

Shashank AvusaliShashank Avusali

Hired at the VirtueSense Technologies as Algorithm Software Engineer

Alina Zare’s former student at the University of Missouri

Master of Science Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
July 2018
M.S. Thesis: Three Dimensional Reconstruction of Plant Roots via Low Energy X-ray Computed Tomography

 

Bachelor of Technology Computer Science & Engineering
Jawaharlal Nehru Techonological University, Hyderabad, India,
2012

Princess LyonsPrincess Lyons

Continuing Ph.D. in Cybersecurity

Master of Science Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
July 2019
M.S. Thesis: Anomaly and Target Detection in Synthetic Aperture Sonar

Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
2017

Hao SunHao Sun

Alina Zare’s former student at the University of Missouri

Master of Science Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
December 2016
M.S. Thesis: Map-Guided Hyperspectral Image Superpixel Segmentation Using Semi-Supervised Partial Membership Latent Dirichlet Allocation

Anand SeethepalliAnand Seethepalli

Hired at The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation

Alina Zare’s former student at the University of Missouri

Master of Science Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
December 2016
M.S. Thesis: Multi-Camera High-Throughput Plant Root Phenotyping System

Piyush KhopkarPiyush Khopkar

Hired at Mathworks, Boston, MA

Alina Zare’s former student at the University of Missouri

Master of Science Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
May 2014
M.S. Thesis: Hyperspectral unmixing and band weighting for multiple endmember sets

Bachelor of Engineering Electronics and Communication Engineering
Mahakal Institute of Technology, Ujjain, MP, India
June 2009

Josephine DulaJosephine Dula

Hired at Mathworks, Boston, MA

Alina Zare’s former student at the University of Missouri

Master of Science Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
December 2012
M.S. Thesis: Landmine classification using possibilistic K-nearest neighbors with wideband electromagnetic induction data