Past PhD Recipients
Anwar, Ali, Towards Efficient and Flexible Object Storage Using Resource and Functional Partitioning. Advisor: Ali R.A. Butt.
Chen, Liangzhe, Segmenting, Summarizing and Predicting Data Sequences. Advisor: B. Aditya Prakash.
Cheng, Long, Program Anomaly Detection Against Data-Oriented Attacks. Advisor: Danfeng Yao.
Du, Changlai, Exploring the Sensing Capability of Wireless Signals. Advisor: Wenjing Lou.
Elbery, Ahmed, Large-Scale Modeling of Smart Cities Considering the Mutual Impact of Transportation and Communication Systems. Advisor: Madhav V. Marathe.
Esakia, Andria, Smartwatch Centered System for Facilitating Group Processes of Small Teams in a Statewide Health Promotion Program. Advisor: D. Scott McCrickard.
Guo, Jia, Trust-based Service Management of Internet of Things Systems and Its Applications. Advisor: Ing-Ray Chen.
Handosa, Mohamed Hussein Hafez, Supporting User Interactions with Smart Built Environments. Advisor: Denis Gracanin and Hicham G. Elmongui.
Hou, Kaixi, Exploring Performance Portability for Accelerators via High-level Parallel Patterns. Advisor: Wu-chun Feng.
Khandpur, Rupinder, Augmenting Dynamic Query Expansion in Microblog Texts. Advisor: Naren Ramakrishnan.
Krishnan, Siddharth, Seeing the Forest for the Trees: New approaches to Characterizing and Forecasting Cascades. Advisor: Lenwood S. Heath.
Li, Bo, Modeling and Runtime Systems for Coordinated Power-Performance Management. Advisor: Kirk W. Cameron.
Ning, Yue Maassen, Modeling Information Precursors for Event Forecasting. Advisor: Naren Ramakrishnan.
Porter, Jacob, Mapping Bisulfite-Treated Short DNA Reads. Advisor: Liqing Zhang.
Santos Lages, Wallace, Walk-Centric User Interfaces for Mixed Reality. Advisor: Doug Bowman.
Saraf, Parang, A Cost-Effective Semi-Automated Approach for Comprehensive Event Extraction. Advisor: Naren Ramakrishnan.
Stewart, Michael Clark, CoListen. Advisor: Deborah Tatar.
Sun, Wenhai, Towards Secure Outsourced Data Services in the Public Cloud. Advisor: Wenjing Lou.
Tian, Ke, Learning-based Cyber Security Analysis and Binary Customization for Security. Advisor: Danfeng Yao.
Umar, Miriam, Energy and Performance Models Enabling Design Space Exploration for High Performance Computing. Advisor: Kirk W. Cameron.
Wang, Nai-Ching, Supporting Historical Research and Education with Crowdsourced Analysis of Primary Sources. Advisor: Kurt Luther.
Xu, Luna, A Workload-aware Resource Management and Scheduling System for Big Data Analysis. Advisor: Ali R. Butt.
Zavar Moosavi, Azam Sadat, Probabilistic and Statistical Learning Models for Error Modeling and Uncertainty Quantification. Advisor: Adrian Sandu.
Zhang, Xuan, Product Defect Discovery and Summarization from Online User Reviews. Advisors: Weiguo Fan and Edward A. Fox.
Altarawy, Doaa A., DeTangle: A Framework for Interactive Prediction and Visualization of Gene Regulatory Networks. Advisor: Lenwood S. Heath.
Apostolellis, Panagiotis, Evaluating Group Interaction and Engagement using Virtual Environments and Serious Games for Student Audiences in Informal Learning Settings. Advisor: Doug A. Bowman.
Bart, Austin C., Motivating Introductory Computing Students with Pedagogical Datasets Advisors: Clifford A. Shaffer and Eli Tilevich.
Bhuiyan, Md Hasanuzzaman, Parallel Algorithms for Switching Edges and Generating Random Graphs from Given Degree Sequences using HPC Platforms. Advisor: Madhav V. Marathe and Maleq Khan.
Cadena, Jose E., Finding Interesting Subgraphs with Guarantees. Advisor: Anil Vullikanti.
Chen, Yinlin, A High-quality Digital Library Supporting Computing Education: The Ensemble Approach. Advisor: Edward A. Fox.
Cheng, Yue. Workload-aware Efficient Storage Systems. Advisor: Ali R.A. Butt.
Eid, Fatma Elzahraa S., Predicting the Interactions of Viral and Human Proteins. Advisor: Lenwood S. Heath.
Elmarakeby, Haitham A., Deep Learning for Biological Problems. Advisor: Lenwood S. Heath.
Ghosh, Saurav, News Analytics for Global Infectious Disease Surveillance. Advisor: Naren Ramakrishan.
Hasan, S.M. Shamimul, A Semantic Web-Based Digital Library Infrastructure to Facilitate Computational Epidemiology. Advisors: Madhav V. Marathe and Edward A. Fox.
Hua, Ting, Topics, Events, Stories in Social Media. Advisor: Chang-Tien Lu.
Kalim, Umar, Cognizant Networks: A Model and Framework for Session-based Communications and Adaptive Networking. Advisor: Wu-Chun Feng.
Krommydas, Konstantinos Towards Enhancing Performance, Programmability, and Portability in Heterogeneous Computing Advisor: Feng, Wu-chun
Leal, Anamary, Negotiating Material Description Through Technology. Advisor: Steven R. Harrison.
Liu, Fang. Mining Security Risks from Massive Datasets. Advisor: Danfeng Yao.
Mohammed, Ayat M., High-dimensional Data in Scientific Visualization: Representation, Fusion and Difference. Advisor: Nicholas F. Polys.
Parikh, Nidhi K., Behavior Modeling and Analytics for Urban Computing: A Synthetic Information-based Approach. Advisors: Madhav V. Marathe and Samarth Swarup.
Reach, Andrew. Smooth Interactive Visualization. Advisor: Christopher L. North.
Seyam, Mohammed S., Multifaceted Approach for Teaching Mobile Software Development: Class Experiences with Lectures, Tutorials, and Pair Programming. Advisor: D. Scott McCrickard.
Tabataba, Farzaneh, On the 3 M's of Epidemic Forecasting: Methods, Measures, and Metrics. Advisors: Madhav V. Marathe and Bryan Lewis.
Torkey, Hanaa A., Machine Learning Approaches for Identifying microRNA Targets and Conserved Protein Complexes. Advisor: Lenwood S. Heath.
Wang, Wei, Event Detection and Extraction from News Articles. Advisor: Naren Ramakrishnan.
Wang, Yao, Exploring the Role of Prospective Memory in Location-Based Reminders. Advisor: Manuel A. Perez-Quinones.
Warren, Andrew S., Methods for Analysis of Prokaryotic Genome Architecture. Advisors: Joao Setubal and Lenwood S. Heath.
Wu, Sichao, Computational Framework for Uncertainty Quantification, Sensitivity Analysis and Experimental Design of Network-based Computer Simulation Models. Advisor: Madhav V. Marathe and Henning Mortveit.
Zhang, Jing, Transforming and Optimizing Irregular Applications for Parallel Architectures. Advisor: Wu-Chun Feng.
Zhang, Yao, Optimizing and Understanding Network Structure for Diffusion. Advisor: B. Aditya Prakash.
Alam, Md Maksudul, HPC-based Parallel Algorithms for Generating Random Networks and Some Other Network Analysis Problems. Advisors: Madhav V. Marathe and Maleq Khan.
Arifuzzaman, S.M., Parallel Mining and Analysis of Triangles and Communities in Big Networks Advisors: Madhav V. Marathe and Maleq Khan.
Aslan, Serdar, Digital Educational Games: Methodologies for Development and Software Quality. Advisor: Osman Balci.
Attia, Ahmed M., Advanced Sampling Methods for Solving Large-Scale Inverse Problems. Adivsor: Adrian Sandu.
Chakraborty, Prithwish, Data-Driven Methods for Modeling and Predicting Multivariate Time Series using Surrogates. Advisor: Naren Ramakrishnan.
Deodhar, Suruchi, Data Integration Methodologies and Services for Evaluation and Forecasting of Epidemics. Advisor: Madhav V. Marathe.
El Meligy Abdelhamid, Sherif H. Providing High Performance Computing based Models as a Service: Architecture and Services for Modeling Contagions on Large Networked Populations. Advisors: Madhav V. Marathe and Christopher Kuhlman.
Farag, Mohamed Magdy Gharib. Intelligent Event Focused Crawling. Advisors: Edward A. Fox and Riham H. Mansour.
Farghally, Mohammed F., Visualizing Algorithm Analysis Topics. Advisor: Clifford A. Shaffer.
Hossain, K S M Tozammel, Modeling Evolutionary Constraints and Improving Multiple Sequence Alignments using Residue Couplings. Advisor: Naren Ramakrishnan.
Jin, Fang, Algorithms for Modeling Mass Movements and their Adoption in Social Networks. Advisor: Naren Ramakrishnan.
Kamal, Tariq, Computational Cost Analysis of Large-Scale Agent-Based Epidemic Simulations. Advisor: Ali R.A. Butt.
Khadivi, Pejman, Online Denoising Solutions for Forecasting Applications. Advisor: Naren Ramakrishnan.
Lee, Sunshin, Geo-Locating Tweets with Latent Location Information. Advisor: Edward A. Fox.
Momtazpour, Marjan, Knowledge Discovery for Sustainable Urban Mobility. Advisor: Naren Ramakrishnan.
Nabiyouni, Mahdi, How Does Interaction Fidelity Influence User Experience in VR Locomotion? Advisor: Doug A. Bowman.
Radics, Peter J., A Novel Approach to Modeling Contextual Privacy Preference and Practice. Advisor: Nicholas F. Polys.
Saha, Sudip, Containing Cascading Failures in Networks: Applications to Epidemics and Cybersecurity. Advisor: Anil S. Vullikanti.
Sawyer, Blake A., The Physical-Social Context in Information Refinding. Advisor: Manuel A. Perez-Quinones.
Self, Jessica A., Designing and Evaluating Object-Level Interaction to Support Human-Model Communication in Data Analysis. Advisor: Christopher L. North.
Shao, Huijuan, Temporal Mining Approaches for Smart Buildings Research. Advisor: Naren Ramakrishnan.
Shu, Xiaokui, Threat Detection in Program Execution and Data Movement: Theory and Practice. Advisor: Danfeng Yao.
Sun, Maoyuan, Visual Analytics with Biclusters: Exploring Coordinated Relationships in Context. Advisor: Christopher L. North.
Tranquilli, Paul J., Lightly-Implicit Methods for the Time Integration of Large Applications. Advisor: Adrian Sandu.
Wang, Bing, Search over Encrypted Data in Cloud Computing. Advisor: Wenjing Lou.
Wang, Shuo, Analysis and Application of Haseltine and Rawlings's Hybrid Stochastic Simulation Algorithm. Advisor: Young Cao.
Wang, Yating, Trust-Based Service Management for Service-Oriented Mobile Ad Hoc Networks and Its Application to Service Composition and Task Assignment with Multi-Objective Optimization Goals. Advisor: Ing-Ray Chen.
Zhang, Ning, Attack and Defense with Hardware-Aided Security. Advisor: Wenjing Lou.
Zhao, Liang, Spatio-temporal Event Detection and Forecasting in Social Media. Advisor: Chang-Tien Lu.
Zheng, Yao, Privacy Preservation for Cloud-Based Data Sharing and Data Analytics Advisor: Wenjing Lou.
Aji, Ashwin M., Programming High-Performance Clusters with Heterogeneous Computing Devices Advisor: Wu-Chun Feng.
Bacim de Araujo e Silva, Felipe, Increasing Selection Accuracy and Speed through Progressive Refinement. Advisor: Doug A. Bowman.
Badr, Eman M., Identifying Splicing Regulatory Elements with de Bruijn Graphs. Advisor: Lenwood S. Heath.
Bradel, Lauren C., Multi-Model Semantic Interaction for Scalable Text Analytics. Advisor: Christopher L. North.
Chang, Hung-Ching, Measuring, modeling, and optimizing counterintuitive performance phenomena in power-scalable, parallel systems. Advisor: Kirk W. Cameron.
Chung, HaeYong, Designing Display Ecologies for Visual Analysis. Advisor: Christopher L. North.
Elish, Karim, User-Intention Based Program Analysis for Android Security. Advisor: Danfang Yao.
Elshahali, Mai H., Real-Time Processing and Visualization of 3D Time-Variant Datasets. Advisor: Denis Gracanin.
Fouh Mbindi, Eric N., Building and Evaluating a Learning Environment for Data Structures and Algorithms Courses. Advisor: Clifford A. Shaffer.
Hamouda, Sally M., Enhancing Learning of Recursion. Advisors: Clifford A. Shaffer and Hicham G. Elmongui.
Hanrahan, Benjamin V., Getting Lost in Email: How and Why Users Spend More Time in Email than Intended. Advisor: Manuel A. Perez-Quinones.
Hebbur Venkata Subba Rao, Vishwas, Adjoint based solution and uncertainty quantification techniques for variational inverse problems Advisor: Adrian Sandu.
Kan'an, Tarek G., Arabic News Text Classification and Summarization: A Case of the Electronic Library Institute SeerQ (ELISQ). Advisor: Edward A. Fox.
Khasymski, Aleksandr S., Accelerated Storage Systems. Advisor: Ali R.A. Butt.
Khater, Shaymaa, Personalized Recommendation for Online Social Networks Information: Personal Preferences and Location Based Community Trends. Advisors: Denis Gracanin and Hicham G. Elmongui.
Kumaraswamy Ravindranathan, Krishnaraj, Exploiting Heterogeneity in Distributed Software Frameworks. Advisor: Ali R.A. Butt.
Li, Fei, Stochastic Modeling and Simulation of Reaction-Diffusion Biochemical Systems. Advisor: Young Cao.
Liu, Mingming, Predicting the Functional Effects of Human Short Variations Using Hidden Markov Models. Advisor: Liqing Zhang.
Nino Ruiz, Elias D., Efficient formulation and implementation of ensemble based methods in data assimilation. Advisor: Adrian Sandu.
Pu, Yang, The Art of Modeling and Simulation of Multiscale Biochemical Systems. Advisors: Young Cao and Layne T. Watson.
Rahman, Md Ahsanur, Unstable Communities in Network Ensembles. Advisor: T.M. Murali.
Robinson, Ashley R., The Attitudes of African American Middle School Girls Toward Computer Science: Influences of Home, School, and Technology Use. Advisors: Manuel A. Perez-Quinones and Glenda Scales.
Shams, Zalia, Automated Assessment of Student-written Tests Based on Defect-detection Capability. Advisor: Stephen H. Edwards.
Su, Chun-Yi, Energy-aware Thread and Data Management in Heterogeneous Multi-Core, Multi-Memory Systems. Advisor: Kirk W. Cameron.
Subramaniam, Balaji, Metrics, Models and Methodologies for Energy-Proportional Computing. Advisor: Wu-Chun Feng.
Tuli, Gaurav, Modeling and Twitter-based Surveillance of Smoking Contagion. Advisor: Madhav V. Marathe and Samarth Swarup.
Zhang, Hao, Discovery of Triggering Relations and Its Applications in Network Security and Android Malware Detection. Advisor: Danfeng Yao.
Aguilar Huacan, Boris Abner, Improving the Accuracy and Efficiency of Implicit Solvent Models in Biomolecular Modeling. Advisor: Alexey Onufriev.
Akbar, Monika, Integrating Community with Collections in Educational Digital Libraries. Advisor: Clifford A. Shaffer.
Al-Hamadi, Hamid H., Dynamic Redundancy Management of Multisource Multipath Routing Integrated with Voting-based Intrusion Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks. Advisor: Ing-Ray Chen.
Branham, Stacy, Designing Technologies for Empathic Communication. Advisor: Steve R. Harrison.
Buffardi, Kevin John, Modeling Student Software Testing Processes: Attitudes, Behaviors, Interventions, and Their Effects. Advisor: Stephen H. Edwards.
Butler, Patrick Julian Carey, Knowledge Discovery in Intelligence Analysis. Advisor: Naren Ramakrishnan.
Chakraborty, Promita, A Computational Framework for Interacting with Physical Molecular Models of the Polypeptide Chain. Advisors: Ronald N. Zuckermann and Alexey Onufriev.
Chhabra, Meenal, Studies in the Algorithmic Pricing of Information Goods and Services. Advisors: Sanmay Das and Anil K.S. Vullikanti.
Deshpande, Shubhangi Govind, Advances in aircraft design: multiobjective optimization and a markup language. Advisors: Layne T. Watson and Robert A. Canfield.
Dos Santos, Raimundo, Effective Methods of Semantic Analysis in Spatial Contexts, Advisor: Chang-Tien Lu.
Easterling, David Robert, Solution of Constrained Clustering Problems through Homotopy Tracking. Advisor: Layne T. Watson.
Gad, Samah H., Expressive Forms of Topic Modeling to Support Digital Humanities. Advisor: Naren Ramakrishnan.
Hafeez, Abdul, A Software Framework For the Detection and Classification of Biological Targets in Bio-Nano Sensing. Advisor: Ali R.A. Butt.
Kwon, Young-Woo, Effective Fusion and Separation of Distribution, Fault-Tolerance, and Energy-Efficiency Concerns. Advisor: Eli Tilevich.
Laha, Bireswar, Immersive Virtual Reality and 3D Interaction for Volume Data Analysis. Advisor: Doug A. Bowman.
Li, Min, A resource management framework for cloud computing. Advisor: Ali R.A. Butt.
Nikolaev, Ruslan, Design and Implementation of the VirtuOS Operating System. Advisor: Godmar V. Back.
Scogland, Thomas R.W., Runtime Adaptation for Autonomic Heterogeneous Computing. Advisor: Wu-Chun Feng.
Xia, Huadong, Modeling, Analysis and Comparison of Large Scale Social Contact Networks on Epidemic Studies. Advisor: Madhav V. Marathe.
Xu, Kui, Anomaly Detection Through System and Program Behavior Modeling. Advisor: Danfeng Yao.
Yan, Qiben, Security Enhanced Communications in Cognitive Networks. Advisor: Wenjing Lou.
Yang, Seungwon, Automatic Identification of Topic Tags from Texts Based on Expansion-Extraction Approach. Advisor: Edward A. Fox.
Yeom, Jae-Seung, Optimizing Data Accesses for Scaling Data-intensive Scientific Applications. Advisors: Madhav V. Marathe and Dimitrios S. Nikolopoulos.
Zhang, Hong, Efficient Time Stepping Methods and Sensitivity Analysis for Large Scale Systems of Differential Equations. Advisor: Adrian Sandu.
Almohri, Hussain, High Assurance Models for Secure Systems. Advisor: Danfeng Yao.
Anguswamy, Reghu, Factors Affecting the Design and Use of Reusable Components. Advisor: William B. Frakes.
Bao, Fenye, Dynamic Trust Management for Mobile Networks and Its Applications. Advisor: Ing-Ray Chen.
Barksdale, Jeremy, Social Integration in Agile User Experience: Building Social Capital in Agile User Experience Software Teams. Advisor: D. Scott McCrickard.
Cioaca, Alexandru, A Computational Framework for Assessing and Optimizing the Performance of Observational Networks in 4D-Var Data Assimilation. Advisor: Adrian Sandu.
Elglaly, Yasmine Nader Mohamed, Spatial Reading System for Individuals with Blindness. Advisor: Francis Quek.
Elteir, Marwa Khamis, A MapReduce Framework for HeterogeneousComputing Architectures. Advisor: Wu-Chun Feng.
Kim, Ji Sun, Action-Inspired Approach to Design of Navigation Techniques for Effective Spatial Learning in 3-D Virtual Environments. Advisors: Denis Gracanin and Francis Quek.
Kuhlman, Christopher, High Performance Computational Social Science Modeling of Networked Populations. Advisor: Madhav V. Marathe.
Lee, Joon Suk, Micro-Coordination: Looking into the details of face-to-face coordination. Advisor: Deborah G. Tatar.
Liu, Xiaomo, Online Knowledge Community Mining and Modeling for Effective Knowledge Management. Advisor: Weiguo Fan.
Liu, Xutong, Prediction and Anomaly Detection Techniques for Spatial Data. Advisor: Chang-Tien Lu.
Ma, Yifei, A Database Supported Modeling Environment for Pandemic Planning and Course of Action Analysis. Advisors: Jiangzhuo Chen and Madhav V. Marathe.
Miller, Chreston Allen, Structural Model Discovery in Temporal Event Data Streams. Advisor: Francis Quek.
Mitchell III, Robert Raymond, Design and Analysis of Intrusion Detection Protocols in Cyber Physical Systems. Advisor: Ing-Ray Chen.
Park, Seung In, Modeling Social Group Interactions for Realistic Crowd Behaviors. Advisors: Francis Quek and Yong Cao.
Park, Sung Hee, Discipline-Independent Text Extraction from Heterogeneous Styled References Using Knowledge from the Web. Advisor: Edward A. Fox.
Peng, Chao, Real-time Visualization of Massive 3D Models on GPU Parallel Architectures. Advisor: Yong Cao.
Poirel, Christopher L., Bridging Methodological Gaps in Network-Based Systems Biology. Advisor: T.M. Murali.
Pyla, Hari Krishna, Safe Concurrent Programming and Execution. Advisors: Srinidhi Varadarajan and Calvin J. Ribbens.
Ragan, Eric Dennis, Supporting Learning through Spatial Information Presentations in Virtual Environments. Advisor: Doug A. Bowman.
Ramesh, Bharath, Samhita: Virtual Shared Memory for Non-Cache-Coherent Systems. Advisors: Srinidhi Varadarajan and Calvin J. Ribbens.
Singh, Hermanpreet, Controlling Scalability in Distributed Virtual Environments. Advisor: Denis Gracanin.
Song, Myoungkyu, Supporting Effective Reuse and Safe Evolution in Metadata-Driven Software Development. Advisor: Eli Tilevich.
Song, Shuaiwen, Power, Performance and Energy Models and Systems for Emergent Architectures. Advisor: Kirk W. Cameron.
Soundararajan, Shvetha, Assessing Agile Methods: Investigating Adequacy, Capability, and Effectiveness (An Objectives, Principles, Strategies Approach). Advisor: James D. Arthur.
Xiong, Huijun, Secure Data Service Outsourcing with Untrusted Cloud. Advisor: Danfeng Yao.
Ahn, Tae-Hyuk, Computational Techniques for the Analysis of Large Scale Biological Systems. Advisor: Adrian Sandu.
Alkandari, Mohammed, A Model of Multicultural Software Project Team Management applied in Requirements Engineering. Advisors: Shawn A. Bohner and Stephen H. Edwards.
Allevato, Anthony, From Intuition to Evidence: A Data-Driven Approach to Transforming CS Education. Advisor: Stephen H. Edwards.
Arendt, Dustin, In Search of Self-Organization. Advisor: Young Cao.
Chen, Feng, Efficient Algorithms for Mining Large Spatio-Temporal Data. Advisor: Chang-Tien Lu.
Cho, Yong Ju, Algorithms for Reconstructing and Reasoning about Chemical Reaction Networks. Advisor: Naren Ramakrishnan.
Endert, Alexander, Semantic Interaction for Visual Analytics: Inferring Analytical Reasoning for Model Steering. Advisor: Christopher L. North.
Guo, Sheng, Using Dependency Parses to Augment Feature Construction for Text Mining. Advisor: Naren Ramakrishnan.
Hossain, Mahmud Shahriar, Exploratory Data Analysis using Clusters and Stories. Advisor: Naren Ramakrishnan.
Lazem, Shaimaa, Analysis of the Relationships between Changes in Distributed System Behavior and Group Dynamics. Advisor: Denis Gracanin.
Leidig, Jonathan Paul, Epidemiology Experimentation and Simulation Management through Scientific Digital Libraries. Advisors: Edward A Fox and Madhav V. Marathe.
Li, Yinan, Integrated Mobility and Service Management for Network Cost Minimization in Wireless Mesh Networks. Advisor: Ing-Ray Chen.
Liu, Zhen, Stochastic Simulation Methods for Biochemical Systems with Multi-state and Multi-scale Features. Advisor: Young Cao.
Monti, Henry Matthew, An Integrated End-User Data Service for HPC Centers. Advisor: Ali R.A. Butt.
Moustafa, Iman Saleh, Formal Specification and Verification of Data-Centric Web Services. Advisors: Gregory W. Kulczycki and M. Brian Blake.
Wang, Guanying, Evaluating MapReduce System Performance: A Simulation Approach. Advisor: Ali R.A. Butt.
Wang, Rongrong, Contextualizing Remote Touch for Affect Conveyance. Advisor: Francis Quek.
Alexe, Mihai, Adjoint-based space-time adaptive solution algorithms for sensitivity analysis and inverse problems. Advisor: Adrian Sandu.
Anandakrishnan, Ramamoorthy, Speeding up electrostatic computations for molecular dynamics. Advisor: Alexey V. Onufriev.
Andrews, Christopher Power, Space to Think: Sensemaking and Large, High-Resolution Displays. Advisor: Christopher L. North.
Belal, Nahla Ahmed, Two Problems in Computational Genomics. Advisor: Lenwood S. Heath.
Chigani, Amine, A Campus Situational Awareness and Emergency Response Management System Architecture. Advisor: Osman Balci.
Fang, Bing, A Framework for Human Body Tracking Using An Agent-based Architecture. Advisor: Francis Quek.
Judge, Tejinder Kaur, Patterns of Domestic Video Mediated Communication. Advisor: Steven R. Harrison.
Kopper, Regis Augusto Poli, Understanding and Improving Distal Pointing Interaction. Advisor: Doug A. Bowman.
Kurdziolek, Margaret Angela, Classroom resources and impact on learning. Advisor: Deborah G. Tatar.
Li, Dong, Scalable and Energy Efficient Execution Methods for Multicore Systems. Advisor: Kirk W. Cameron.
Lin, Sirong, Programmer Cognition in Explicit Coordination Modeling: Understanding the Design of Complex Human Interaction and Coordination. Advisor: Deborah G. Tatar.
McMahan, Ryan Patrick, Exploring the Effects of Higher-Fidelity Display and Interaction for Virtual Reality Games. Advisor: Doug A. Bowman.
Murthy, Uma, Digital Libraries with Superimposed Information: Supporting Scholarly Tasks that Involve Fine Grain Information. Advisor: Edward A. Fox.
Ni, Tao, A Framework of Freehand Gesture Interaction: Techniques, Guidelines, and Applications. Advisors: Doug A. Bowman and Christopher L. North.
Patnaik, Debprakash, Multiple Uses of Frequent Episodes in Temporal Process Modeling. Advisor: Naren Ramakrishnan.
Rafique, Muhammad Mustafa, An Adaptive Framework for Managing Heterogeneous Many-Core Clusters. Advisor: Ali R.A. Butt.
Vega, Laurian Claire, Security in Practice: Examining the Collaborative Management of Sensitive Information in Childcare Centers and Physicians' Offices. Advisor: Steven R. Harrison.
Wahid, Shaikh Shahtab, Facilitating Design Knowledge Reuse Through Relationships. Advisor: Donald Scott McCrickard.
Ahmed, Hussein Mohammed, Context Sensitive Interaction Interoperability for Distributed Virtual Environments. Advisor: Denis Gracanin.
Belgin, Mehmet, Structure-based Optimizations for Sparse Matrix-Vector Multiply. Advisors: Godmar V. Back and Calvin J. Ribbens.
Boedihardjo, Arnold Priguna, Efficient Algorithms for Mining Data Streams. Advisor: Chang-Tien Lu.
Kang, Pilsung, Modular Implementation of Program Adaptation with Existing Scientific Codes. Advisors: Srinidhi Varadarajan and Naren Ramakrishnan.
Lee, Jason Chong, Integrating scenario-based usability engineering and agile software development. Advisor: Donald Scott McCrickard.
Linford, John Christian, Accelerating Atmospheric Modeling Through Emerging Multi-core Technologies. Advisor: Adrian Sandu.
Oliveira, Francisco Carlos De Mattos Brito, Enabling the Blind to See Gestures. Advisor: Francis Quek.
Schneider, Scott, Shared Memory Abstractions for Heterogeneous Multicore Processors. Advisor: Dimitrios S. Nikolopoulos.
Sharma, Sushant, Cooperation in Wireless Networks. Advisor: Y. Thomas Hou.
Singh, Kumaresh, Efficient Computational Tools for Variational Data Assimilation and Information Content Estimation. Advisor: Adrian Sandu.
Wang, Yi, Design and Evaluation of Contextualized Video Interfaces. Advisor: Doug A. Bowman.
Chafekar, Deepti Ramesh, Capacity Characterization of Multi-Hop Wireless Networks- A Cross Layer Approach. Advisors: Anil Vullikanti and Madhav V. Marathe.
Cheng, Haiyan, Uncertainty Quantification and Uncertainty Reduction Techniques for Large-scale Simulations. Advisor: Adrian Sandu.
Dai, Jing, Efficient Concurrent Operations in Spatial Databases. Advisor: Chang-Tien Lu.
He, Weiping, Integrated Mobility and Service Management for Future All-IP Based Wireless Networks. Advisor: Ing-Ray Chen.
Jin, Ying, New Algorithms for Mining Network Datasets: Applications to Phenotype and Pathway Modeling. Advisor: Naren Ramakrishnan.
Kim, Dong Kwan (2009) Applying Dynamic Software Updates to Computationally-Intensive Applications. Advisor: Eli Tilevich.
Korah, John, Issues of Real Time Information Retrieval in Large, Dynamic and Heterogeneous Search Spaces. Advisor: Eunice E. Santos.
Lawson, Mark Jon, The Search for a Cost Matrix to Solve Rare-Class Biological Problems. Advisor: Liqing Zhang.
Liu, Xumin, Change Management of Long Term Composed Services. Advisor: Athman Bouguettaya and Denis Gracanin.
Mansour, Riham, Formal Analysis and Design for Engineering Security. Advisor: Shawn A. Bohner.
Phillips, Rhonda D., A Probabilistic Classification Algorithm With Soft Classification Output. Advisor: Layne T. Watson.
Shu, Jiang, Experiment Management for the Problem Solving Environment WBCSim. Advisor: Layne T. Watson.
Sudarsan, Rajesh, ReSHAPE: A Framework for Dynamic Resizing of Parallel Applications. Advisor: Calvin J. Ribbens.
Tadepalli, Sriram Satish, Schemas of Clustering. Advisor: Naren Ramakrishnan.
Tolentino, Matthew Edward, Managing Memory for Power, Performance, and Thermal Efficiency. Advisor: Kirk W. Cameron.
Tungare, Manas, Mental Workload in Personal Information Management: Understanding PIM Practices Across Multiple Devices. Advisor: Manuel A. Perez-Quinones.
Turner, Scott Alexander, Peer Review in CS2: the Effects on Attitudes, Engagement, and Conceptual Learning. Advisor: Manuel A. Perez-Quinones.
Zheng, George, Web Service Mining. Advisors: Athman Bouguettaya and Denis Gracanin.
Blagojevic, Filip, Scheduling on Asymmetric Architectures. Advisor: Dimitrios S. Nikolopoulos.
Cho, Jin-Hee, Design and Analysis of QoS-Aware Key Management and Intrusion Detection Protocols for Secure Mobile Group Communications in Wireless Networks. Advisor: Ing-Ray Chen.
Constantinescu, Emil Mihai, Adaptive Numerical Methods for Large Scale Simulations and Data Assimilation. Advisor: Adrian Sandu.
Curtis-Maury, Matthew, Improving the Efficiency of Parallel Applications on Multithreaded and Multicore Systems. Advisor: Dimitrios S. Nikolopoulos.
Gabbard, Joseph L., Usability Engineering of Text Drawing Styles in Augmented Reality User Interfaces. Advisors: Deborah S. Hix and J. Edward Swan II.
Guo, Donghang, Large-Scale Simulations for Complex Adaptive Systems with Application to Biological Domains. Advisor: Eunice E. Santos.
Kim, Seonho, Visualizing Users, User Communities, and Usage Trends in Complex Information Systems Using Implicit Rating Data. Advisor: Edward A. Fox.
Malik, Zaki, Reputation-based Trust Framework for Service Oriented Environments. Advisor: Denis Gracanin.
Pati, Amrita, Graph-based genomic signatures. Advisor: Lenwood S. Heath.
Randhawa, Ranjit, Model Composition and Aggregation in Macromolecular Regulatory Networks. Advisor: Clifford A. Shaffer.
Ravichandar, Ramya, Capabilities Engineering: Promoting Change-Reduction and Constructing Change-Tolerant Systems. Advisor: James D. Arthur.
Ray, Andrew, The Interaction Framework For Innovation: A Method for Creating Reusable Three Dimensional Interaction Techniques. Advisor: Doug A. Bowman.
Rivera, Corban G., Automatic Reconstruction of the Building Blocks of Molecular Interaction Networks. Advisor: T. M. Murali.
Speer, Ngoc Anh Phan, Design and Analysis of Adaptive Fault Tolerant QoS Control Algorithms for Query Processing in Wireless Sensor Networks. Advisor: Ing-Ray Chen.
Wingrave, Chadwick A, Concept-Oriented Design in Chasm: Conversational Domain Language Inspired 3D User Interface Design and Development. Advisor: Doug A. Bowman.
Yilmaz, Okan, A Class of Call Admission Control Algorithms for Resource Management and Reward Optimization for Servicing Multiple QoS Classes in Wireless Networks and Its Applications. Advisor: Ing-Ray Chen.
Yu, Qi, A Foundational Framework for Service Query Optimization. Advisors: Athman Bouguettaya and Denis Gracanin.
Burge, Jamika D., Communication of Emotion in Mediated and Technology-Mediated Contexts: Face-to-Face, Telephone, and Instant Messaging. Advisor: Deborah Tatar.
Chen, Yuxin, A Novel Hybrid Focused Crawling Algorithm to Build Domain-Specific Collections. Advisor: Edward A. Fox.
Ge, Rong, Theories and Techniques for Efficient High-End Computing. Advisor: Kirk W. Cameron.
Guo, Donghang, Large-Scale Simulations for Complex Adaptive Systems with Application to Biological Domains. Advisor: Eunice E. Santos.
He, Jian, Design and Evaluation of a Data-distributed Massively Parallel Implementation of a Global Optimization Algorithm---DIRECT. Advisor: Layne T. Watson.
Howarth, Jonathan Randall, Supporting Novice Usability Practitioners with Usability Engineering Tools. Advisor: H. Rex Hartson.
Kim, Kibum, The Effects of Handheld Network Service "Look" on the Acquisition of Common Ground. Advisor: Deborah Tatar.
Kumar, Deept, Redescription Mining: Algorithms and Applications in Bioinformatics. Advisor: Naren Ramakrishnan.
Pan, Long, Effective and Efficient Methodologies for Social Network Analysis. Advisor: Eunice E. Santos.
Pyla, Pardha S., Connecting the usability and software engineering life cycles through a communication-fostering software development framework and cross-pollinated computer science courses. Advisor: H. Rex Hartson.
Rezgui, Abdelmounaam, Service-Oriented Sensor-Actuator Networks. Advisor: Mohamed Eltoweissy.
Richardson, W. Ryan, Using Concept Maps as a Tool for Cross-Language Relevance Determination. Advisor: Edward A. Fox.
Sidky, Ahmed Samy, A Structured Approach to Adopting Agile Practices: The Agile Adoption Framework. Advisor: James D. Arthur.
Tan, Roy Patrick, Programming Language and Tools for Automated Testing. Advisor: Stephen H. Edwards.
Yang, Xu, Multi-channel Mobile Access to Web Services. Advisor: Denis Gracanin and Athman Bouguettaya.
Yost, Beth Ann, The Visual Scalability of Integrated and Multiple View Visualizations for Large, High Resolution Displays. Advisor: Christopher L. North.
Ball, Robert Glenn, Effects of Large, High-Resolution Displays for Geospatial Information Visualization. Advisor: Christopher L. North.
Bazaz, Anil, A Framework for Deriving Verification and Validation Strategies to Assess Software Security. Advisor: James D. Arthur.
Capra, Robert G., An Investigation of Finding and Refinding Information on the Web. Advisor: Manuel A. Perez-Quinones.
Chen, Jian, Design and Evaluation of Domain-Specific Interaction Techniques in the AEC Domain for Immersive Virtual Environments. Advisor: Doug A. Bowman.
Feizabadi, Shahrooz Shojania, Garbage Collection Scheduling for Utility Accrual Real-Time Systems. Advisor: Godmar V. Back and Edward A. Fox.
Fink, Glenn Allen, Visual Correlation of Network Traffic and Host Processes for Computer Security. Advisor: Christopher L. North.
Kou, Yufeng, Abnormal Pattern Recognition in Spatial Data. Advisor: Chang-Tien Lu.
Mukherjee, Joy, A Runtime Framework for Parallel Programs. Advisor: Srinidhi Varadarajan.
Polys, Nicholas Fearing, Display Techniques in Information-Rich Virtual Environments. Advisor: Doug A. Bowman.
Saraiya, Purviben Bharatkumar, Insight-Based Studies for Pathway and Microarray Visualization Tools. Advisor: Christopher L. North.
Shen, Rao, Applying the 5S Framework To Integrating Digital Libraries. Advisor: Edward A. Fox.
Thomas, Liya, Automated Detection of Surface Defects on Barked Hardwood Logs and Stems Using 3-D Laser Scanned Data. Advisor: Clifford A. Shaffer and Lamine M. Mili.
Xi, Wensi, Iterative Computing over a Unified Relationship Matrix for Information Integration. Advisor: Weiguo Fan.
Zhang, Baoping, Intelligent Fusion of Evidence from Multiple Sources for Text Classification. Advisor: Edward A. Fox.
Adams, David Bruce, Optimization Frameworks for Discrete Composite Laminate Stacking Sequences. Advisor: Layne T. Watson.
Adams, Kevin Page, An Approach to Real Time Adaptive Decision Making in Dynamic Distributed Systems. Advisor: Denis Gracanin.
Allen, Nicholas Alexander, Computational Software for Building Biochemical Reaction Network Models with Differential Equations. Advisor: Clifford A. Shaffer.
Chewar, Christa M, User-Centered Critical Parameters for Design Specification, Evaluation, and Reuse: Modeling Goals and Effects of Notification Systems. Advisor: Donald Scott McCrickard.
Doswell, Felicia, Improving Network Performance and Document Dissemination by Enhancing Cache Consistency on the Web Using Proxy and Server Negotiation. Advisor: Scott F. Midkiff.
Gu, Baoshan, Design and Analysis of Algorithms for Efficient Location and Service Management in Mobile Wireless Systems. Advisor: Ing-Ray Chen.
Rode, Jochen, Web Application Development by Nonprogrammers: User-Centered Design of an End-User Web Development Tool. Advisor: Mary Beth Rosson and Manuel A. Perez-Quinones.
Sioson, Allan A., Multimodal Networks in Biology. Advisor: Lenwood S. Heath.
Slotta, Douglas J., Evalutating Biological Data Using Rank Correlation Methods. Advisor: Lenwood S. Heath.
Snook, Jason S., Socionormative Influence in Software Adoption and Usage. Advisor: Andrea Kavanaugh and Roger W. Ehrich.
Ali, Mir Farooq, A Transformation-based Approach to Building Multi-Platform User Interfaces Using a Task Model and the User Interface Markup Language. Advisor: Manuel A. Perez-Quinones.
Chin, George, A Case Study in the Participatory Design of a Collaborative Science-Based Learning Environment. Advisor: Mary Beth Rosson.
Das Neves, Fernando Adrian, Stepping Stones and Pathways:Improving Retrieval by Chains of Relationships between Documents. Advisor: Edward A. Fox.
Goncalves, Marcos Andre, Streams, Structures, Spaces,Scenarios, and Societies (5S): A Formal Digital Library Framework and Its Applications. Advisor: Edward A. Fox.
Lewis, Tracy L., Design Readiness: An Exploratory Model of Object-Oriented Design Performance. Advisor: Manuel A. Perez-Quinones.
Lorch, Markus, PRIMA - Privilege Management and Authorization in Grid Computing Environments. Advisor: Dennis G. Kafura.
Medjahed, Brahim, Semantic Web Enabled Composition of Web Services. Advisor: Athman Bouguettaya.
Neil, Richard L, Support for Pointer Semantics in a Generative Communication Framework. Advisor: James D. Arthur.
Ouzzani, Mourad, Efficient Delivery of Web Services. Advisor: Athman Bouguettaya.
Perugini, Saverio, Program Transformations for Information Personalization. Advisor: Naren Ramakrishnan.
Schafer, Wendy Ann, Supporting Spatial Collaboration: An Investigation of Viewpoint Constraint and Awareness Techniques. Advisor: Doug A. Bowman.
Seals, Cheryl Denise, A framework for Learning and Reuse in Visual Programming Environments: Supporting Novice Programmer Development of Educational Simulations. Advisor: Mary Beth Rosson.
Somervell, Jacob Paul, Developing Heuristic Evaluation Methods for Large Screen Information Exhibits Based on Critical Parameters. Advisor: Donald Scott McCrickard.
Zwolak, Jason Walter, Computational Tools for Molecular Networks in Biological Systems. Advisors: Layne T. Watson and John J. Tyson.
Amento, Brian, User Interfaces for Topic Management of Web Sites. Advisor: Deborah S. Hix.
DePasquale III, Peter Joseph, Implications on the Learning of Programming Through the Implementation of Subsets in Program Development Environments. Advisor: John A.N. Lee.
Gröner, Markus K., Capturing Requirements Meeting Customer Intent: A Methodological Approach. Advisor: James D. Arthur.
Suleman, Hussein, Open Digital Libraries. Advisor: Edward A. Fox.
Yilmaz, Levent, Specifying and Verifying Collaborative Behavior in Component-Based Systems. Advisor: Stephen H. Edwards.
France, Robert Karl, Effective, Efficient Retrieval in a Network of Digital Information Objects. Advisor: Edward A. Fox.
Sornil, Ohm, Parallel Inverted Indices for Large-Scale, Dynamic Digital Libraries. Advisor: Edward A. Fox.
Phanouriou, Constantinos, UIML: A Device-Independent User Interface Markup Language. Advisor: Marc Abrams.
Struble, Craig Andrew, Analysis and Implementation of Algorithms for Noncommutative Algebra. Advisor: Lenwood S. Heath and Edward L. Green.
Abdulla, Ghaleb, Analysis and Modeling of World Wide Web Traffic. Advisor: Edward A. Fox.
Begole, James Michael Allen, Flexible Collaboration Transparency: Supporting Worker Independence in Replicated Application-Sharing Systems. Advisor: Clifford A. Shaffer.
Challa, Siva Prasadarao, Improving Polymorphism and Concurrency in Common Object Models. Advisor: Dennis G. Kafura.
Mateescu, Gabriel, Domain Decomposition Preconditioners for Hermite Collocation Problems. Advisor: Calvin J. Ribbens.
Stevens, K. Todd Jr., The Effects of Roles and Personality Characteristicson Software Development Team Effectiveness. Advisor: Sallie M. Henry.
Driver, Maria Sosonkina, Parallel Sparse Linear Algebra for Homotopy Methods. Advisor: Layne T. Watson.
Keller, Benjamin J., Algorithms and Orders for Finding Noncummutative Grobner Bases. Advisor: Lenwood S. Heath and Edward L. Green.
Nowell, Lucille Terry, Graphical Encoding for Information Visualization:Using Icon Color, Shape, and Size to Convey Nominaland Quantitative Data. Advisor: Deborah S. Hix.
Ribler, Randy L., Visualizing Categorical Time Series Data with Applications to Computer and Communications Network Traces. Advisor: Marc Abrams.
Vergara, John Paul C., Sorting by Bounded Permutations. Advisor: Lenwood S. Heath.
Dzikiewicz, Joseph, Cyrano: a meta model for federated database systems. Advisor: Csaba J. Egyhazy.
Keenan, Susan Lynn, Product usability and process improvement based on usability problem classification. Advisors: H. Rex Hartson and Dennis G. Kafura.
Liu, Xiangdong, Analysis and Reduction of Moire Patterns in Scanned Halftone Pictures. Advisor: Roger W. Ehrich.
Brandenburg, Jeffrey Lynn, Timetrees: a branching-time structure for modeling activity and state in the human-computer interface. Advisor: H. Rex Hartson.
Lattanzi, Mark R., Measurement of the effects of reusing C++ classes on object-oriented software development. Advisor: Sallie M. Henry.
Mathur, Anup, A stochastic process model for transient trace data. Advisor: Marc Abrams.
Chase, Joseph Dwight, A study to develop and evaluate a taxonomic model of behavioral techniques for representing user interface designs. Advisor: H. Rex Hartson.
Cline, Ben E., Knowledge intensive natural language generation with revision. Advisor: Jane Terry Nutter.
Mayo, Kevin A., Definition and evaluation of a synthesis-oriented, user-centered task analysis technique : the Task Mapping Model. Advisor: Sallie M. Henry.
Talbert, Michael Lane, A methodology for the measurement and evaluation of complex system designs. Advisor: Osman Balci.
Landry, Kenneth D., Instructional footprinting: a basis for exploiting concurrency through instructional decomposition and code motion. Advisor: James D. Arthur.
Henry, Joel, An integrated approach to software process assessment. Advisor: Sallie M. Henry
Juvvadi, Ramana Rao, Perfect hashing and related problems. Advisor: Lenwood S. Heath.
Lavender, Robert Gregory, Polymorphic types for constructing concurrent objects and layered communication protocols. Advisor: Dennis G. Kafura.
Mayhew, David Evan, Transparent spilling and refilling of partitioned overlapping register window register organizations with a remote instruction pointer. Advisor: Joseph G. Tront.
Page, Ernest H., Simulation modeling methodology :principles and etiology of decision support. Advisor: Richard E. Nance.
Wang, Jain-Chung J., Efficient parallel simulations and their application to communication networks. Advisor: Marc Abrams.
Bhasker, Bharat, Query processing in heterogeneous distributed database management systems. Advisor: Csaba J. Egyhazy.
Chen, QiFan, An object-oriented database system for efficient information retrieval applications. Advisor: Edward A. Fox.
Derrick, Emory Joseph, A visual simulation support environment based on a multifaceted conceptual framework. Advisor: Osman Balci.
Li, Wei, Applying software maintenance metrics in the object oriented software development life cylce. Advisor: Sallie M. Henry.
Lewis, John Allan. An empirical study of software reuse : the impact of the object-oriented paradigm and human factors. Advisor: Sallie M. Henry.
Pemmaraju, Sriram V., Exploring the powers of stacks and queues via graph layouts. Advisor: Lenwood S. Heath.
Flannery, Kevin, Conjunctive Polymorphic Type Checking With Explicit Types. Advisor: James D. Arthur.
He, Xudong, Integrating Formalisms in Software Development. Advisor: John A.N. Lee.
Lee, Keung Hae, Designing a statically typed actor-based concurrent object-oriented programming language. Advisor: Dennis G. Kafura.
Okie, Edward G., Error Directed Execution History. Advisor: James D. Arthur.
Siochi, Antonio, Empirically Based Interface Evaluation Techniques in Support of User Interface Design and Development. Advisor: Roger W. Ehrich.
Thacker, William I., Numerical Techniques for Some Magnetohydrodynamic Problems. Advisor: Layne T. Watson.
Moose, Robert L., Analysis of Networks with Dynamic Topologies. Advisor: Richard E. Nance.
Chu, Sung-Chi, System Level Fault Diagnosis by Testable Diagnosis Array. Advisor: J. Armstrong.
Canning, James T., The Application of Structure and Code Metrics to Large Scale Systems. Advisor: Dennis G. Kafura.
Fainter, Robert G., AdaTAD-A Debugger for the Ada Multi-Task Environment. Advisor: T.E. Lindquist.
Hix, Deborah, The Structure and Development of Human Computer Interfaces. Advisor: H. Rex Hartson.
Laribi, Atika, A Protection Model for Distributed Database Management Systems. Advisor: H. Rex Hartson.
Yunten, Tamer, Supervisory Methodology and Notation (Superman) for Human Computer Systems Development. Advisor: H. Rex Hartson.
Mulgaonkar, Prasanna, Analyzing Perspective Line Drawings Using Hypothesis Reasoning. Advisor: Linda G. Shapiro.
Noga, Mark T., Fast Geometric Algorithms. Advisor: Donald C.S. Allison.
Pong, Ting-Chuen, Determining Intrinsic Scene Characteristics of Images. Advisors: Robert M. Haralick and Linda G. Shapiro.
Wang, Shyuan, Spatial Reasoning About Remotely Sensed Data for Drainage Network Mapping. Advisor: Robert M. Haralick.
Chu, Yu Hong, Analyzing Perspective Views of a Wire Frame Object Model. Advisor: Robert M. Haralick.
Overstreet, C. Michael, Model Specification and Analysis for Discrete Event Simulation. Advisor: Richard E. Nance.
Lai, Peichung Forest, Texture Region Growing Based Upon a Structural Model of Texture. Advisor: Roger W. Ehrich.
Trueblood, Robert P, Multiprocessor Architectures for Supporting Secure Database Management. Advisor: H. Rex Hartson.