Graduating PhD Students

Graduating PhD Students


Areas of Expertise:
Computer Security
Dissertation Topic:
Mining Relationship-Based Access Control Policies
Preferred Employment:
Industry – Research, Academia – Research, Academia – Teaching
Expected Graduation Date:
2/7/2021
Advisor:
Scott Stoller

Areas of Expertise:
Computer Architecture, Hardware/Software for Accelerators, FPGA
Dissertation Topic:
Minimizing Communication Latency Between CPUs, Memory, and Accelerators
Preferred Employment:
Industry – Research, Industry – Development
Expected Graduation Date:
5/3/2021
Advisor:
Mike Ferdman

Areas of Expertise:
Approximation and randomized algorithms in scheduling, parallel systems, data structures, and computational geometry
Dissertation Topic:
Algorithmic Foundation of Parallel Paging and Scheduling under Memory Constraints
Preferred Employment:
Academia – Research, Academia – Teaching
Expected Graduation Date:
9/30/2022
Advisor:
Michael A. Bender, Rezaul A. Chowdhury, and Joseph S. B. Mitchell

Areas of Expertise:
Intrusion Detection, Forensic Analysis, Threat Hunting, Cyber Security, System Security
Dissertation Topic:
Real-Time Detection and Scenario Reconstruction for Sophisticated Cyber Attack Campaigns
Preferred Employment:
Industry – Research, Industry – Development
Expected Graduation Date:
5/21/2021
Advisor:
R Sekar

Areas of Expertise:
Web Performance, Computer Networking, Data Analytics
Dissertation Topic:
Understanding, Modeling, and Improving the User Perception of the Web
Preferred Employment:
Industry – Research, Industry – Development
Expected Graduation Date:
2/28/2021
Advisor:
Aruna Balasubramanian

Areas of Expertise:
Software Security
Dissertation Topic:
Multi layer Application Transformation Against Code Reuse Attacks
Preferred Employment:
Industry – Research, Academia – Research
Expected Graduation Date:
3/1/2021
Advisor:
Michalis Polychronakis

Areas of Expertise:
Multimedia, Quality of Experience Optimization using Machine Learning and Multipath Transport Protocol, Wireless Network
Dissertation Topic:
Advancing 360-Degree Video Streaming using Machine Learning and Multipath Network Protocol
Preferred Employment:
Industry – Research, Academia – Research, Academia – Teaching
Expected Graduation Date:
5/31/2021
Advisor:
Samir R. Das

Areas of Expertise:
Medical Imaging, Computer Vision, Machine Learning
Dissertation Topic:
Machine-learning-centric Data Synthesis Algorithms and Analysis Techniques for Medical Imaging
Preferred Employment:
Industry – Research, Industry – Development
Expected Graduation Date:
5/31/2021
Advisor:
Hong Qin

Areas of Expertise:
computer systems, GIS, spatial data management
Dissertation Topic:
Efficient query over complex 2D and 3D spatial data
Preferred Employment:
Industry – Research, Academia – Research
Expected Graduation Date:
12/16/2021
Advisor:
Fusheng Wang

Areas of Expertise:
natural language processing, mobile computing, and machine learning systems
Dissertation Topic:
Efficient and Practical Neural Question Answering for Heterogeneous Platforms
Preferred Employment:
Industry – Research, Academia – Research
Expected Graduation Date:
5/30/2021
Advisor:
Aruna Balasubramanian and Niranjan Balasubramanian.

Areas of Expertise:
Deep Learning Accelerators, Computer Architecture, FPGAs
Dissertation Topic:
The Argus CNN Accelerator Generator
Preferred Employment:
Industry – Research, Industry – Development, Academia – Research
Expected Graduation Date:
5/1/2021
Advisor:
Michael Ferdman

Areas of Expertise:
Artificial intelligence, Autonomous robots, Algorithm
Dissertation Topic:
Scheduling Algorithms for Mobility and Coverage in Adversarial Setting
Preferred Employment:
Industry – Research, Academia – Research
Expected Graduation Date:
12/17/2020
Advisor:
Jie Gao