Alumni

Class of 2015

Yanqing Chen

Current
: Software Engineer at Google


Current: Software Engineer at Google



Class of 2014

Yafei Duan

Current: Software Development Engineer at Amazon



Current: Software Development Engineer at Microsoft



Current: Software Engineer at WhitePages

Vishwas Sharma


Current: Software Engineer at Facebook



Current: Software Engineer at CA Technologies



Class of 2013

Charles Ward

Role
: Research Associate
Current: Software Engineer at Google



Current: Software Engineer at Facebook



Current: Software Engineer at TuneIn

Class of 2012


Role
Current: Software Engineer at Apple


Role
Current: Software Engineer at Twitter


Role
: Spidering
Current: Software Engineer at Amazon

Bharat Jain

Role
: Classifier for occupation
Current: Amazon 

Gautam Bhat

Role
: Ngrams analysis
Current: Google 



Class of 2011

Wenbin Zhang

Role
: Pipeline
Current: Senior Quantitative Analyst / Trader at Sentiment Alpha Capital Management LLC
Manushi Shah

Role
: Lifelogging analysis
Current: Bloomberg
Bala Nagi Reddy

Role
: Hadoop
Current: Software Engineer at Apple

Vaibhav Shrivastava

Role
: Spidering
Current: Software Development Engineer at Amazon



Class of 2010

Pritam Damania

Role
: Pipeline
Current: Software Engineer at Facebook

Karthik Balaji

Role
: Distributed Systems
Current: Software Engineer at Juniper Networks

Girish Kathalagiri

Role
: Web Integration & Development
Current: Product Data Scientist at AgilOne
Tynan Fitzpatrick

Role
: Networks
Current

Nicolo John Davis

Role
: Web Crawlers
Current: Software Engineer at Google

Shrijeet Paliwal

Role
: Spidering
Current: Rocket Scientist at Rocket Fuel Inc.





Class of 2009

Mikhail Bautin

Role
: Scalable Text Mining Architecture
Current: Software Engineer at ClearStory Data
Yeongmi Jeon

Role
: NLP
Current: Sr. Software Engineer at NexBio

Swapna Reddy

Role
: Database Access UI
Current


Role
: Networking
Current: Member, Technical Staff at Riverbed Technology
Akshay Patil

Role
: Web Integration & Development
Current: Research Assistant, Expressive Networks Lab at SBU
Anurag Ambekar

Role
: Spidering
Current: Assistant Vice President at Credit Suisse
Shrikant Shanbhag

Role
: TextMap Times
Current: Software Engineer at Google




Class of 2008

Andrew Mehler

Role
: Heatmaps, NLP
Current: Project Manager at Eatoni Ergonomics

Paavan Shanbhag

Role
: Pipeline
Current: VMware

Gayathri Ravichandran

Role
: Spidering
Current: Product Management at eBay

Sriram Kumaran

Role
: Markup, NLP
Current: Computer Software Professional

Gopalakrishnan Iyer

Role
: Web Interface Development
Current: Senior Engineer at Qualcomm Inc.
Jahangir Mohammed

Role
: Database Access UI
Current: Engineering Leader / Architect at HBO


Class of 2007

Anand Mallangada

Role
: Classification
Current

Sandesh Devaraju

Role
: Pipelines Master
Current: Optimization Engineer at AppNexus

Alex Turner

Role
: Entity Relations Extractor
Current: Senior Program Manager at Microsoft
Sagar Pilania

Role
: Heatmap, Generation
Current: Senior Consultant at Deloitte Consulting

Sushma Devendrappa

Role
: Markup and Snippet Extraction
Current: Sr. Software Engineer at Fusion-io
Jai Balani

Role
: Spidering
Current

Lohit Vijayarenu

Role
: Condor, Foreign Sentiment
Current
Ashwin Subrahmanya

Role
: Web Developer
Current: Software Engineer at Riverbed (formerly OpNet)




Class of 2006

Levon Lloyd

Role
: NLP
Current: Software Engineer at Google

Jae Hong Kil
Role: Question Answering, NLP
Current: Portfolio Manager at Sentiment Alpha Capital Management LLC
Prachi Kaulgud
Role: NLP (Medline), Web Interface Development
Current: Technology Analyst at Goldman, 
Sachs & Co
Manjunath Srinivasaiah

Role
: Pipeline master, NLP
Current: Software Engineer at Google
Namrata Godbole

Role
: NLP, Spidering
Current: Software Engineer at Google




Class of 2005

Alexander Kim


Role: Pipeline
Current: Federal Aviation Commission,
Buffalo NY
 

Role: Web interface development
Current: Owner, GoNorthCyprus Travel Ltd.
Michael Papile

Role: Geographic normalization
Current: Programmer at American Physical Society
Dimitrios Kechagias

Role: Spidering
Current: Project Manager at Eatoni Ergonomics



Ph.D. Students

  1. Yaw-ling Lin  Thesis: Graph Recognition and Inversion. Graduated August 1993.  Current position: Dean of Computer Science, Providence University, Taiwan.
  2. Gopalakrishnan Sundaram  Thesis: Combinatorial Algorithms for Computational Biology.  Graduated December 1993.  Current position: Distinguished Engineer at Ariba.
  3. Ting Chen  Thesis: Computational Genome Analysis.  Graduated December 1997.  Current Position: Professor of Biology at the University of Southern California.
  4. George Sazaklis  Thesis: Geometric Methods for Optical Character Recognition.  Graduated December 1997.  National Centre for Scientific Research "Demokritos".
  5. Francine Evans  Thesis: Efficient Interaction Techniques for Virtual Environments.  Graduated August 1998. Project Manager at Schlumberger.
  6. Barry Cohen  Thesis: Computing RNA coding spaces and efficient combinatorial library construction.  Graduated August 2001.  Current position: Associate Dean, College of Computing Sciences, at New Jersey Institute of Technology
  7. Vladimir Filkov  Thesis: Inferring Gene Regulatory Networks.  Graduated August 2002. Current position: Associate Professor at Univ. of California, Davis.
  8. Pavel Sumazin  Thesis: Combinatorial Search in Theory and Practice.  Graduated August 2002.  Current position: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine.
  9. Vinhthuy Phan  Thesis: Combinatorial Metaheuristic Search for Metaproblems.  Graduated May 2003.  Current position: Associate Professor, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Memphis.
  10. Levon Lloyd  Thesis: Lydia: A System for the Large Scale Analysis of Natural Language Text.  Graduated May 2006.  Current position: Engineer at Google New York.
  11. Saumyadipta Pyne  Thesis: Computational Studies of Gene Expression and Sequence Data in Yeast. Graduated May 2006.  Current position: Head of Bioinformatics Department, CR Rao Advanced Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, University of Hyderabad.
  12. Dimitris Papamichail   Thesis: Analysis and Design of Genomic Sequences.  Graduated August 2007.  Current position: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer Science, The College of New Jersey.
  13. Andrew Mehler   Thesis: Interpreting News through the Science of Networks.  Graduated August 2008. Current position: TwoSigma Investments LLC.
  14. Mikhail Bautin   Thesis: News analysis for the Social Sciences. Graduated August 2009.  Current position: Software Engineer, ClearStory Data.
  15. Wenbin Zhang   Thesis:  News Based Forecasting and Modeling. Graduated May 2011.  Current position: Senior Quantitative Analyst, Sentiment Alpha Captial Management LLC.
  16. Rami al-Rfou   Thesis: Polyglot: A Massive Multilingual Natural Language Processing Pipeline. Graduated May 2015. Current position: Google in Mountain View.
  17. Yanqing Chen  Thesis: Natural Language Processing using Word Connection Networks. Graduated in May 2015.  Current position: Google in Mountain View.
  18. Ruhksana Yeasmin  Thesis: Synthetic Genome Design: Optimization and Analysis. Graduated May 2015. Current position: Apple Computers.
  19. Bryan Perozzi  Thesis: Local Modeling of Attributed Graphs: Algorithms and Applications. Graduated May 2016. Current position: Google Research
  20. Vivek Kulkarni Thesis: Statistical Models for Linguistic Variation in Online Media. Graduated May 2017. Current Position: Postdoctoral Scholar, University of California, Santa Barbara.