PhD Students:

  • Jeffrey Hajewski - Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Parallel Algorithms, GPU, MPI, Mapreduce programming.

  • Thamer Alsulaiman Biological/genome applications, Parallel Algorithms, GPU, MPI, and Hadoop programming.
  • Josiah Smalley   Parallel algorithms, GPU, MPI and Mapreduce programming for Edge and Object Detection.

  • 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). Research position at Synopsys (CA).

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

  • 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).
    Reesearcher at Ohio State University, Center for Quantitative and Computational Biology.

  • Ricardo Ortiz-Rosado. (2002-2007).  (Co-chair with 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).

  • 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.
     
  • 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.
     
  • Jingyu Zhang (1995-1999). (Co-chair with Prof. 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).
     
  • 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. 

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