PEOPLE

Recent PhD Graduates

Ankit Rai

PhD:  2018
Advisor:  Professor Barbara Minsker
Dissertation:
  Inferring Landscape Preferences from Social Media Using Data Science Techniques

Arshan Nasir

PhD:  2015
Advisor:  Professor Gustavo Caetano-Anolles
Dissertation:
  Structural and functional Advances in the Evolutionary Studies of Cells and Viruses

Brent Fegley

PhD:  2016
Advisor:  Professor Vetle Torvik
Dissertation:
Mechanisms driving the formation and success of collaborations between scientists in biomedicine

Khuram Shahzad

PhD:  2017
Advisor:  Professor Juan Loor
Dissertation:
Systems physiology and nutrition in dairy cattle: applications of omics and bioinformatics to better understand the hepatic metabolomics and transcriptomics adaptations in transition dairy cows

Michael Junokas

PhD:  2018
Advisor:  Professor Guy Garnett
Dissertation:
A Singular Synthesis: Investigating Timbral Synthesis and Control Systems Through the Integration of Music Composition and Machine Learning

Scott Nixon

PhD:  2015
Advisor:  Professor Sandra Rodriguez-Zas
Dissertation:
  Study of Phenotypic and Gene Expression Response to Bacterial Challenge

Tom Le Paine

PhD:  2017
Advisor:  Professor Thomas Huang
Dissertation:
Practical Considerations for Deep Learning

Yan Liu

PhD:  2017
Advisor:  Professor Shaowen Wang
Dissertation:
  High-Performance Evolutionary Computation for Scalable Spatial Optimization