It has been my pleasure to work with the following UMKC students.
PhD Alumni
  •  Vasil Slavov (PhD, May 2015)
    • Dissertation title: A New Approach for Fast Processing of SPARQL Queries on RDF Quadruples, currently employed by Bloomberg, NY



  • Oswaldo Cuen Tellez (PhD, June 2016)
    • Dissertation title: A Model for Signal Data Management and Processing
    • Autonomous Univ. of Sinaloa, Culiacan, Mexico 
    • Primary advisor: Prof. Ines F. Vega Lopez

 
MS Alumni

  •     Shambavi Varagurmuralidharan (MS thesis, August 2008) 
    • Thesis Topic: Dynamic graph mining
  •    Ayush Chaturvedi (MS thesis, April 2009) 
    • Thesis Topic: Automatic Paper-to-Reviewer Assignment (co-advised with Prof. E.K. Park), currently employed by NewsMax Media, Florida
  •    Bhavik Shah (MS thesis, December 2009) 
    • Thesis Topic: Parallel XML parsing, currently employed by Crunchy Roll, CA
  •    Tivakar Komara Swami (MS thesis, December 2011) 
    • Thesis Topic: Distributed Querying of Clinical Documents Modeled Using HL7 v3 Standard, currently employed by GE Software, CA
  •    Dipali Pal (MS, May 2012), currently employed by NAIC, Kansas City
  •    Vasil Slavov (MS thesis, August 2012) 
    • Thesis Topic: A Study of Gossip Algorithms for Internet-Scale Cardinality Estimation of Distributed XML Data

  •    Srivenu Paturi (MS thesis, August 2013)
    • Thesis Topic: A New Filtering Index for Fast Processing of SPARQL Queries, currently employed by Groupon, New York

  •    Dinesh Barenkala (MS thesis, August 2013)
    • Thesis Topic: A Study of Graph Partitioning Techniques for Fast Indexing and Query Processing of a Large RDF Graph, currently employed by DST Systems, Kansas City

  •    Anas Katib (MS thesis, December 2013)
    • Thesis Topic: A Novel Cell Phone Based Application for Tracking the Vaccination Coverage in Rural Communities, currently enrolled in the PhD program

  •    Li Wang (MS thesis, December 2014)
    • Thesis Topic: Classification of Clinical Tweets using Apache Mahoutcurrently employed by Cerner Corporation

    •  Vinutha Nuchimaniyanda (MS thesis, May 2016)
      • Currently employed by Cerner Corporation
    • Hastimal Jangid (MS thesis, August 2016)
      • Currently employed by Webbmason, Baltimore, MD


    • Venubabu Kolla (MS thesis, December 2016)
      • Currently employed by Cerner Corporation, Kansas City, MO
    BS Alumni (research projects)
    • Grant Smith (2012) (first employment: IBM)
       
    •   Andrew Blackton (2012) (employment: Perceptive Software)
    •   Sean Blaes (2012) (employment: Google)
    •   Victoria Wu (2013, 2014)
      • Joined Worcester Polytechnic Institute for MS

    Drew Shoemaker (2015)