Research Engineer at Eaton Inc., Thesis title: Robust Learning from Multiple Information Sources, (.pdf). Dept of EECS May 2017.
Post-doc Dept. of Statistics University of Michigan, Thesis title: High dimensional covariance estimation for spatio-temporal processes, (.pdf). Dept of EECS Jan. 2017.
Post-doc IBM Watson. Thesis title: Analysis and actions on graph data, (.pdf). Dept of EECS Sept. 2016.
Post-doc Yale University. Thesis title: Nonparametric Estimation of Distributional Functionals and Applications, (.pdf). Dept of EECS Aug. 2016.
Software Engineer, Google, Mountain View. Thesis title: Multimodal Image Fusion and Its Applications, (.pdf). Dept of EECS Nov. 2015.
Research Scientist, Korean manpower establishment. Thesis title: Feature Selection and Non-Euclidean Dimensionality Reduction: Application to Electrocardiology, (.pdf). Dept of EECS June 2015.
Quantitative Analyst, Goldman Sachs, New York, NY. Thesis title “High Dimensional Correlation Networks and Their Applications.”(.pdf). Dept of EECS Feb. 2015.
Senior researcher at Vicarious, Inc., San Francisco CA. Thesis title “Distributed learning, prediction and detection in probabilistic graphs.” Dept of EECS Aug. 2014.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, University of Minnesota. Formerly, Morrey Assistant Professor of Mathematics at UC Berkeley. Thesis title “Hamilton-Jacobi equations for sorting and percolation problems,” (.pdf) . Dept. Mathematics, AIM Program, Apr. 2014. (Co-chair Selim Esedoglu).
Ko-Jen (Mark) Hsiao
Senior research scientist at Netflix, Inc. Thesis title “Combining Disparate Information for Machine Learning,” (.pdf) . Dept. EECS Apr. 2014.
Technical Staff, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington MA. High Dimensional Separable Representations for Statistical Estimation and Controlled Sensing, (.pdf) . Dept. EECS Dec. 2013.
Research staff, Schlumberger Research, Cambridge MA. Reconstruction, Classification, and Segmentation for Computational Microscopy, (.pdf) . Dept. EECS Aug. 2013.
Data scientist at MassMutual Financial Group, Boston MA. Separable inverse problems, blind deconvolution, and stray light correction for extreme ultraviolet solar images, (.pdf) , Program in Applied and Interdisciplinary Mathematics, May 2013. (Co-chairs Anna Gilbert and Rich Frazin).
Software Engineer, Google, Inc, Pittsburgh PA. Adaptive sensing techniques for dynamic target tracking and detection with applications to synthetic aperture radars, (.pdf) , Dept. EECS, Jan 2013.
Postdoc at UC Berkeley and U Pennsylvania. Thesis Statistical Learning for Sample-Limited High-dimensional Problems with Application to Biomedical Data (.pdf) , Dept. EECS, Jan 2013. (Co-chair Clayton Scott).
Sung Jin Hwang
Software Engineer at Google, Inc, Mountain View, CA. Thesis Geometric representation of high dimensional data , (.pdf) , Dept. EECS, Oct 2012. (Co-chair Steven Damelin).
Assistant Professor, University of Toledo, OH. Thesis ,Computational methods for learning and inference on dynamic networks (.pdf) , Dept. EECS, May 2012.
Research staff at Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), Palo Alto CA. Thesis Neighborhood graphs for estimation of density functionals, (.pdf) , Dept. EECS, April 2012.
Arnau Tibau Puig
Research staff at WalmartLabs, San Francisco CA. Thesis Learning from high-dimensional multivariate signals, (.pdf) , Dept. EECS, Jan 2012.
Program Manager at Eaton Corporate Research and Technology, Shanghai China. Thesis Regularized Estimation of High-dimensional Covariance Matrices (.pdf) , Dept. EECS, March 2011.
Research Staff at Merck Research, Cambridge MA. Thesis (Bioinformatics) Integrative Statistical Learning and Applications in Predicting Features of Diseases and Health (.pdf) , Bioinformatics Program, Jan 2011. (Co-chair Jay Hess).
Director of Engineering, Walmart Labs, San Francisco CA. Thesis (Bioinformatics) Inverse problems in high dimensional stochastic systems under uncertainty, (.pdf) , Bioinformatics Program, Aug. 2010.
Principal Program Manager Lead, Microsoft, Inc. Formerly Associate Group Leader, at MIT Lincoln Laboratory. Thesis (EECS) Dimensionality Reduction on Statistical Manifolds, (.pdf) , Dept. of EECS, Dec. 2008.
Assistant Professor, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston TX. Thesis (EECS/Bioinformatics) Prospective identification of long-range transcriptional regulatory regions via integrative genomics, (.pdf) . Bioinformatics Program and Dept. of EECS, July 2008. (Co-chairs David states and Douglas Engel).
CEO, Director and Founder, Hygiea Inc, Ann Arbor MI. Thesis (EECS) Efficient resource allocation schemes for search, (.pdf) , Dept. EECS, May 2008. (Co-chair Jeffrey Fessler).
Senior EW Engineer at URS Federal Services, Bloomington IN. Thesis (EECS) Advances in surface penetrating technologies for imaging, detection, and classification, (.pdf) . Dept. EECS, Dec. 2007.
Principal Engineer at Mimosa Networks, San Jose CA. Thesis (EECS) Resource constrained adaptive sensing,(.pdf) , Dept. EECS, Aug 2006.
Research Staff at SAS Institute Inc, Raleigh NC. Thesis (EECS) “Inference methods for message endpoint localization in networks,” (.pdf) , Dept. EECS, Aug. 2006.
Associate Professor at Wayne State University, Detroit MI. Thesis (EECS) “Reconstructing Signaling Pathways from High Throughput Data”(.pdf) , Dept. EECS, May 2006.
Head of Algorithmic Trading at DRW Trading Group, Chicago IL. Thesis (EECS) “Performance Evaluation and Optimization for Inference Systems: Model Uncertainty, Distributed Implementation, and Active Sensing,”(.pdf) . Dept. EECS, May 2006.
Software developer at Criteo, Paris France. Thesis (EECS) “Signal Processing for Magnetic Resonance Force Microscopy,” (.pdf) , Dept. EECS, May 2006.
Associate Professor at Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Thesis (EECS) Location estimation in sensor networks(.pdf) , Dept. EECS, Sept. 2005.
Quantitative Analyst at Teza Technologies, Chicago. Thesis (EECS) (.pdf) Random graphs for structure discovery in high dimensional data , Dept. EECS, Aug. 2005.
Senior Systems Engineer at Integrity Applications Incorporated in Ann Arbor, MI. Thesis (EECS) (.pdf) An information-based approach to sensor resource allocation , Dept. EECS, Feb. 2005.
Staff Research Scientist at KLA-Tencor Corp, San Jose, CA. Thesis (EECS) (.pdf) Unicast Internet Tomography , Dept. EECS, Jan. 2005.
Senior Director for Data and Digital Solutions, Medtronic. Thesis (Biomedical Engineering) (.pdf) Entropic graphs for image registration , Dept. Biomedical Engineering, Jan. 2005.
Senior Principal Research Engineer, BAE Systems Inc, NH. Thesis (EECS) (.pdf) : Tradeoffs and limitations in statistically based image reconstruction problems , Dept. EECS, Sept. 2002.
Associate Professor at Oakland University, MI. PhD Thesis (Biomedical Engineering) (.pdf) : Three dimensional shape modeling: segmentation, reconstruction and registration , Dept. BME, Jan. 2002.
Chief Scientist at Ditech Networks (mgodavarti at ditechnetworks.com). Thesis (EECS) (.pdf) : Antenna arrays in wireless communications, , Dept. EECS, July 2001.
Riten (Robby) Gupta
Research Staff TRW Inc, Los Angeles (Riten.Gupta at trw.com). Thesis (EECS) (.pdf) : Quantization Strategies for Low-Power Communications, , Dept. EECS, May 2001.
Research Engineer at Samsung Electronics, Korea (hns.kim at samsung.com, dearhs at hotmail.com). Thesis (EECS) (.pdf) : Adaptive target detection in radar imaging, , Dept. EECS, Jan. 2001.
Assistant Professor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas NV. (bingm at umich.edu). Thesis (EECS) (.pdf) : `Parametric and non-parametric approaches for multisensor data fusion Dept. EECS, Jan. 2001.
Principal Research Scientist and Director of Computer Vision at eBay Research Labs. Thesis (EECS) Robust fusion of MRI and ECT data, and acceleration of EM algorithm using proximal point approach , Dept. of EECS, May 2000.
Data Scientist at Cisco. PhD Thesis System modeling, sampling, interprolation and iterative reconstruction for the 3D Compton camera, Dept. of EECS, Jan. 2000.
CTO, BIS Global, Raleigh NC. Formerly Director of Engineering at Echo360, Raleigh NC. Thesis (EECS) Improved penalized likelihood image reconstruction of anatomically correlated emission computed tomography data , Dept. EECS, Oct. 1996. (Co-chair Jeffrey Fessler).
Senior Algorithms Engineer, ECI Telecom, Israel. PhD Thesis Recursive algorithms for digital communications using the discrete wavelet transform , Dept. EECS, Oct. 1996
Vice President of Engineering, Masimo Corporation, Irvine CA (usman92691 at gmail.com). Thesis (EECS) Biased and unbiased Cramer-Rao bounds: computational issues and applications (.pdf) , Dept. EECS, Aug. 1994.
Professor and Dean of Engineering and Engineering Technology, LeTourneau University, Longview TX. PhD Thesis ADEPT: Task Specific Adaptive Beamforming , Dept. EECS, May 1994.
Professor of Computer Engineering, TEI of Epirus, Greece. Thesis (EECS) Time Delay Estimation for Inhomogeneous Poisson Processes in the Presence of Gaussian Noise , Dept. EECS, Oct. 1992.
Market Strategist and Quantitative Researcher at Laurion Capital. Formerly, Head of Interest Rate Strategy, BNP-Paribas, New York NY (bbaygun at bpa_su70.sbi.com). Thesis (EECS) Optimal Strategies and Tradeoffs for Joint Detection and Estimation , Dept. EECS, Oct. 1992.
Deputy Director of the Division of Imaging and Applied Math and Director of the Image Analysis Laboratory, Food & Drug Administration (FDA). Thesis (EECS) Optimal Arrival Time Estimators for Electromagnetic Radiation Detectors , Dept. EECS, July 1992.
Program Manager at DARPA.Thesis (EECS) Error Bounds in Constrained Estimation , Dept. EECS, June 1991.
Director of Imaging Physics, Philips Healthcare, CA. Thesis (Bioengineering Program) Mutual Information Optimization and Evaluation of Single Photon Computed Tomography , Bioengineering Program, Oct. 1989.
Joong K. Kim
Professor at Sung Kyun Kwan University, Korea (jkkim at yurim.skku.ac.kr). Thesis (EECS) Time Delay Estimation with Nuisance Parameters: Performance Approximation and Coarse Acquisition , Dept. EECS, Oct. 1989.
Former Master’s Students
Alfredo Bravo (EECS G)
Tony Van (Statistics MS)
Jimmy Li (Math/EECS MS)
Christine Kim (EECS G)
Kyle Herrity (EECS G), Applications Engineer at Freescale Semiconductor
Xing Zhou (EECS G), Engineer at Northrup-Grumman
Nitin Nayer (EECS G)
Yuezhou Jing (Statistics G)
Sakina Zabuawala (EECS G)
Megan Flynn (EECS G)
Sebastien Cerbourg (Financial Engineering G)
Arpit Almal (EECS G)
Kashif Israr Siddiqui (EECS G)
Chunyu (Frank) Yip (EECS G)
Krish Subramanian (EECS G)
Baptiste Poupard, Single Stock Volatility Trader, Head of Asia Flow at Societe Generale, Hong Kong
Matthieu Colet, Consultant at MUREX, Paris France
Ram Kakarala, Associate Professor at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Adrian Yap, Hughes
Former Bachelor’s Students
Laurent Guillaume (Stagiare)
Adam Pocholsky (UG-UROP)
Liyan Huang (UG-UROP)
Smita Krishnaswamy (UG-UROP)
Alina Chu (UG-UROP)
Hafez Hadinejad (TH-Darmstadt)
Richard Cheung (UM)
Christophe Guillouet (ECN)
Jindan Yu University of Michigan, PhD Thesis: Transcript profiling of the cone-only Nrl-knockout retina using custom cDNA-microarrays: identification of novel targets of Nrl and of signaling pathways involved photoreceptor function , Dept. BME, Jan. 2004,
Jeffrey O’Neill, PhD Dept EECS, Univ of Michigan.
Anne-Emanuelle Badel, PhD at Ecole Normale Superieure Lyon, France
Yong Zhang, PhD in BME at Univ of Michigan. Presently at KLA-TENCOR.
Frank Bogun, Dept Cardiology, Univ of Michigan.
Jose Bermudez, Univ Santa Catarina, Brazil.
Larry Carin, ECE, Duke University
Doug Cochran, Dept ECE Arizona State Univ
Pierre Comon, INPG, University of Grenoble
Marc de Graef, CMU
Steve Damelin, Mathematics Reviews, Ann Arbor
Veronique Delouille, Royal Observatory of Belgium
Nicolas Dobigeon, Univ of Toulouse, France.
Yonina Eldar, Technion, Israel.
Emre Ertin, ECE Ohio State University
Selim Esedolglu, Mathematics, Univ. Michigan
William Finn, Dept of Pathology, Univ of Michigan.
Gilles Fleury, Ecole Superieure d’Electricite, Gif-s-Yvette, France.
John Fisher, CSAIL, MIT
Geoffrey Ginsburg, Center for Genomic Medicine, Duke University.
Yuantao Gu, Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University
Jay Hess, Dept. Dept Pathology, Univ of Michigan.
Franz Hlawatch, Technical Univ of Vienna.
Jon How, Aerospace, MIT
Michael Jordan, UC Berkeley
Joseph Lucas, Duke University
Olivier Michel, INPG, Univ Grenoble
Steve McLaughlin, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
Chuck Meyer, Dept Radiology, Univ of Michigan.
Raj Rao Nadakuditi, EECS, University of Michigan
Nasser Nasrabadi, ARL
Pablo Piantanida, Supelec, Paris
Bala Rajaratnam, Dept Statistics, Stanford Univ.
Leonardo Rey Vega, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Cedric Richard, Univeristy of Nice Sophia-Antipolis, France
Dan Rugar, IBM Almaden.
Silvio Savarese, Dept CS, Stanford.
Brian Sadler, ARL
Clay Scott, Dept EECS, Univ of Michigan.
John Sidles, Dept BME, Univ of Washington.
Jeff Simmons, AFRL
Stefano Soatto, UCLA
Jean-Yves Tourneret, Univ of Toulouse, France.
Alan Willsky LIDS, MIT.
Christopher Woods, Medical School, Duke University
Angela Yu, UC San Diego
Bin Yu, UC Berkeley
Aimee Zaas, Medical School, Duke University
Ed Zelnio, AFRL
Dan Bliss, MIT Lincoln Laboratory.
Joachim Bohme, Ruhr-Universitat Bochum
Paul Carson, Dept Radiology, Univ of Michigan.
David Castanon, Dept ECE Boston University.
Clem Karl, Dept ECE Boston University.
Neal Clinthorne, Dept Radiology Univ of Michigan.
Neiyer Correal, Motorola
David Donoho, Statistics, Stanford
Pierre Duhamel, CNRS, France.
Douglas Engel, Dept Cell and Developmental Biology, Univ of Michigan.
Jeffrey Fessler, Dept EECS Univ of Michigan.
Rajiva Goyal, Internal Medicine F D M Plc, formerly at University Hospital at Univ Michigan.
Simon Haykin, Mcmaster University
Keith Kastella, SRI
Spyros Kyperountas, Motorola
Sridhar Lakshmanan, Dept ECE, Univ. of Michigan – Dearborn
Stephane Mallat, Ecole Polytechnique, France
Tom Marzetta, Lucent Bell Laboratories -Murray Hill.
Christoph Mecklenbrauker, Telecommunicaions Research Center, Vienna
Eric Miller, Tufts.
Eric Moulines, Telecom Paris-Tech, Paris
Rob Nowak, ECE University of Wisconsin
Mila Nikolova, Dept Mathematics, Ecole Normal Superieure, Cachan France.
Mike Rabat, McGill University
Les Rogers, Nuclear Medicine Univ of Michigan.
Harry Schmitt, Raytheon Inc.
Stuart Schwartz, Princeton University
Wayne Stark, EECS Univ of Michigan.
David States, Dept Human Genetics, Univ of Michigan.
Gil Strang, Mathematics, MIT
Anand Swaroop, National Institutes of Health.
Christophe Vignat, Univ. of Paris XI, France.
Bill Williams, EECS Univ of Michigan.
Bin Yu, UC Berkeley
Alfred O. Hero, III
John H. Holland Distinguished University Professor of EECS; R. Jamison and Betty Williams Professor of Engineering