People

Director / PI

Dr. Panos P. Markopoulos, Associate Professor of Electrical and Microelectronic Engineering

Current PhD Students

Mayur Dhanaraj, PhD student, GRA (2018-present)

  • Research: Stochastic optimization. Robust and adaptive subspace tracking. Tensor methods for machine learning.

  • E-mail: mxd6023 [at] rit [dot] edu

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  • Personal Webpage

Ian Tomeo, PhD student (2019-present)

  • Research: Short-data-record estimation. Dynamic machine learning with limited data.

  • E-mail: itomeo001 [at] gmail [dot] com

  • LinkedIn

Mahsa Mozaffari, PhD student, GRA (2020-present)

  • Research: Tensor methods for data analysis and machine learning.

  • E-mail: mm3424 [at] rit [dot] edu

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Manish Sharma, PhD student, GRA (2020-present)

  • Research: Optimized deep neural networks for object detection and tracking in multi-modal aerial imagery.

  • E-mail: ms8515 [at] rit [dot] edu

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MS and Undergrad Students

Matt Krol, BSMS EE, GRA (2020-present)

Duc Le, BSMS EE, RIT Honors (2020-present)

  • Research: Methods for low-rank data approximation.

  • E-mail: dh3772 [at] rit [dot] edu

  • LinkedIn; GitHub

Christie Abgalessi, BS EE, RIT Honors (2018-present)

  • Research: Machine learning for radar-based motion tracking.

  • E-mail: aca8792 [at] gmail [dot] com

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Krishna Shivani, BS EE, RIT Honors (2020-present)

  • Research: Robust clustering of multi-modal data.

  • E-mail: kds8221 [at] rit [dot] edu

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PhD Alumni

Dr. Yilong Liang, PhD in Imaging Science (co-advised with Dr. Eli Saber), RIT, 2019.

  • Research (PhD dissertation): Object detection in hyperspectral imagery.

  • Now Computer Vision Software Engineer, Apple.

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Dr. Dimitris G. Chachlakis, PhD in ECE (first graduate of the program), RIT, 2021.

  • Research: Theory and algorithms for robust and multimodal signal processing and machine learning. Now Senior R&D Engineer, Digimarc.

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MS/BS Alumni

  • T. Sarkar, MS EE, RIT, 2020. Research (MS grad paper) on data fusion with tensor methods.

  • A. Quirk, MS EE, RIT, 2019. Research (MS grad paper) on SDR-based channel estimation. Now Electrical Design Engineer with L3Harris.

  • I. Tomeo, MS EE, RIT, 2019. Research (MS thesis) on short-data-record estimation of second-order statistics. Now PhD student with MILOS Lab and Electrical Engineer with L3Harris.

  • A. Ganapathi, MS EE, RIT, 2019. Research (MS grad paper) on localization with RF signaling. Now Hardware Engineer with IBM.

  • C. Agbalessi, BS EE (RIT Honors), RIT, 2019. Research on machine learning for motion recognition from radar measurements.

  • O. Brewer, BS EE (RIT Honors), RIT, 2019. Research on machine learning for gait recognition with IMUs.

  • R. French, MS EE, RIT, 2018. Research (MS grad paper) on spread-spectrum multiplexing. Now System Engineer with L3Harris.

  • M. Dhanaraj, MS EE, RIT, 2018. Research (MS thesis) on dynamic L1-PCA PhD. Now PhD student with MILOS Lab.

  • C. Modak, MS EE, RIT, 2018. Research (MS grad paper) on spectrum sensing. Now Associate Network Engineer with FedEx Services.

  • D. Adhikari, MS EE, RIT, 2018. Graduate paper on SDRs and spread-spectrum multiplexing (review).

  • E. Ljuca, BSEE, RIT, 2017. Research on K-means clustering. Now Software Engineer II with BAE Systems Inc.

  • D. Bowers, BSMS EE, RIT, 2017. Graduate paper on node localization in a fully connected mesh.

  • A. Desai, MSEE, RIT, 2016. Research (MS grad paper) on SDR. Now Hardware Engineer with Intel Corp.

  • P. Kothawade, MS EE, RIT, 2016. Research (MS grad paper) on L1-norm PCA. Now Wireless Engineer with MetTel.

  • S. Koliparthi, MS EE, RIT, 2016. Graduate paper on online PCA (review).

  • K. Thu, MS EE, RIT, 2016. Research (MS graduate paper) on short-data beamforming. Now Digital Verification Engineer with Allegro MicroSystems, LLC.