PhD Students:
  • Katie Elmert (2021-?) - Machine Learning and Genetic Data Problems
    (in informatics)

  • Jamil Gafur (2020-?) - Optimization and HPC for Machine Learning
    (in computer science)

  • Umesh Arampath (2019-?)- New Algorithms for Machine Learning
  • (in applied mathematics)

  • Ibrahim Emirahmetoglu (2019-?) - Optimization and HPC Development
  • (in applied mathematics, co-chair)

  • Tarun Roy (2018-?) - Machine Learning Development for Medical Imaging
    (in computer science)

  • Cory Edwards-Kromer (2018-?) - Machine Learning and Genetic Data Problems
    (in computer science)

  • Geoff Converse (2017-2021)  - Chair of Committee
      Thesis Title: Neural Network Methods for Application in Educational Measurement
      PhD in Applied Mathematical and Computational Sciences from the University of Iowa (July 2021)
      Researcher at FineTune Learning

  • Jeffrey Hajewski (2016-2020) -  Chair of committee
    Thesis Title: New Parallel Algorithms for Support Vector Machine and New Architecture Search
    PhD in Computer Science from the University of Iowa (May 2020)
    Software Engineer at Salesforce (cloud based software company), now at Noom.

  • Thamer Alsulaiman Chair (2014-2019) -  Chair with  Co-chair Ana Malkova
    Thesis Title: Detecting Complex Genetic Mutations in Large Human Genome Data
    PhD in Computer Science from the University of Iowa (July 2019)
    Software developer 3  at Oracle (cloud infrastructure), MA

  • Rahil Sharma (2011-2016). Chair of committee.
    Thesis Title: Shared and Distributed Memory Parallel Algorithms to Solve Problems in Biological, Social Networks, and Spatial Domain Applications.
    PhD degree in Computer Science from the University of Iowa (December 2016).
    Sr. Principal  Software Engineering at Cadence Design Systems, CA

  • Jeannine Abiva  (2010-2013). Co-chair with Chair Rodica Curtu.
    Thesis Title: Patterns of Activity in Recurrent Networks with Overlapping Inputs.
    PhD in Applied Mathematical and Computational Sciences from the University of Iowa (August 2013).
    Applied mathematician, Naval Surface Warfare Center, CA.

  • Fang Yang (2003-2008). Chair of committee
    Thesis Title: Construction and Application of Hierarchical Matrix Preconditioners.
    PhD degree in Computer Science from the University of Iowa (December 2008).
  • Sr. Software Engineer,  Thomson Reuters, IA.

  • Sang-Cheol Seok. (2002-2007).  Chair of committee.
  • Thesis title: Multilevel and Spectral Algorithms for Clustering Documents, Proteomic Networks and Manufacturing Cell Problems.
    PhD degree in Computer Science from the University of Iowa (August 2007).
    Researcher at Ohio State University, Center for Quantitative and Computational Biology, OH.

  • Ricardo Ortiz-Rosado. (2002-2007).  Co-chair with Chair David Stewart.
  • Thesis title: Newton/AMG Algorithm for Solving Complementarity Problems Arising in Rigid-Body Dynamics with Frictional Contacts.
    PhD in Applied Mathematical and Computational Sciences from The University of Iowa (August 2007).
    BAE Systems, NC

  • Koung Hee Leem.  (1998-2003) .   Chair of committee.
  • Thesis title: Solving Linear Systems for Meshfree Discretizations.
    PhD degree in Applied Mathematical and Computational Sciences from The University of Iowa (August 2003).
    Full Professor at University of Southern Illinois, IL
     
  • Takako Soma.  (1998-2002) .   Chair of committee.
  • Thesis title: Subspace optmization models for Graph Partitioning.
    PhD degree in Computer Science from The University of Iowa (December 2002).
    Associate Professor at Illinois College, IL
     
  • Jingyu Zhang (1995-1999). Co-chair with Chair Don Friesen.
  • Thesis title: Parallelizing the computation of eigenvalues for real symmetric tridiagonal matrices.
    PhD degree in Computer Science from Texas A&M University (December 1999).

  • Leonardo Borges (1994-1998).  Chair of committee.
  • Thesis title:  New parallel algorithms for eigenvalue problems
    PhD degree in Computer Science from Texas A&M University (December 1998).
    Hewlett-packard, TX.
     
  • Michael Holzrichter (1995-1998). Chair of committee.
  • Thesis title New spectral graph partitioning algorithms
    PhD degree in Computer Science from Texas A&M University  (December 1998).
    Researcher at Sandia National Labs, NM
      Master's Students (with thesis)