Laboratory Directory

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Qi Yu, PhD

Graduate Program Director and Professor
Rochester Institute of Technology

I received my Ph.D. from the Department of Computer Science at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, M.E from National University of Singapore, Singapore, and B.S from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. For more details check my CV.

PhD students

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Moayad Alshangiti (Started in Fall 2016)

Moayad received his B.Sc. in Computer Science from King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia, and his M.Sc in Information Technology from Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). His research interest lies in the intersection of Machine Learning (ML) and Software Engineering. Specifically, the use of Bayesian learning to create models and techniques that make machine learning more interpretable/explainable with the goal of helping software developers build better ML applications.

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Weishi Shi (Started in Fall 2016)

Weishi received his B.S. degree in software engineering from Xi'an Jiao Tong University and Master degree in Information Sciences and Technologies from RIT. His research interest includes active learning and its applications in different domains.

Minxun Zheng (Started in Fall 2017)

Minxun has a bachelors degree in economics and a masters degree in information science and tech. His research areas include Bayesian nonparametric, dynamic data modeling, and multimodal data fusion.

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Krishna Prasad Neupane (Started in Fall 2017)

Krishna did his Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communication and Master of Science in Computer Engineering from Tribhuvan University. His research focuses on Machine Learning and Data Mining.

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Hitesh Sapkota (Started in Fall 2017)

Hitesh completed his Bachelor degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Pulchowk Campus, Tribhuvan University, Nepal. Hitesh's research focuses on machine learning and uncertainty quantification in deep learning.

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Wentao Bao (co-advised with Dr. Yu Kong) (Started in Fall 2019)

Wentao received the B. Eng. degree and M. Eng. Degree in photogrammetry and remote sensing from Wuhan University, Wuhan, China, in 2012 and 2016, respectively. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate with the Computing and Information Sciences, Rochester Institute of Technology, New York, United States. His current research interests include computer vision and machine learning.

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Eduardo Coelho DeLima (advised by Dr. Xumin Liu) (Started in Fall 2019)

Eduardo received a B.Eng. in Computer Engineering from UFRN/Brazil and M.Sc. in Information Sciences and Technologies from RIT/NY. His research interests are Machine Learning and Service Computing.

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Xiaofan Que (Started in Fall 2019)

Xiaofan received her B.Eng and M.Eng in Computer Science from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, China. Her research interest focues on machine learning.

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Deep Shankar Pandey (Started in Fall 2019)

Deep completed his Bachelor degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Pulchowk Campus, Tribhuvan University, Nepal. His research interests lie in the areas of Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Data Mining.

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Dayou Yu (Started in Fall 2019)

Dayou received his Bachelor degree in Physics from University of Science and Technology of China. His interest now lies in the field of machine learning and data mining, especially active learning and related topics.

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Yuansheng Zhu (Started in Fall 2019)

Yuansheng received his bachelor degree in automation at Northwestern Polytechnical University in 2017, and master degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh in 2019 respectively. His research generally lies in Machine learning and Computer Vision with applications to different fields, such as medical diagnosis and anomaly detection.

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Shixuan Guo (Started in Fall 2020)

Shixuan received his bachelor degree in Information and Computation Science from Beijing Jiaotong University, and master degree in Applied Mathematics from Northwestern University. His research interest focuses on Machine Learning.

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Dingrong Wang (Started in Fall 2020)

Dingrong received his Bachelor degree in Software Engineering from Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China. His research interest now lies in the areas of computer vision, machine learning and data mining.

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Zulun Zhu (Started in Fall 2020)

Zulun received his Bachelor's degree in Electronic Science and Technology from Zhejiang University of China. His research interest lies in the areas of computer vision, machine learning, and data mining.

PhD Alumni

Dissertation: Domain knowledge representation learning for image understanding


First employment: Applied Researcher in the Amazon Deep Learning Group

MS Students

A Low-Cost Warehouse Management Solution for Small Businesses

Comparison of approaches used in Recommender Systems
Davis Jaymes, Classifying Forms of Dementia Through the Use of Machine Learning

Time Series Based Classification on Electroencephalagraphy (EEG) Data: A comparative study

Exploring News Content for Popularity Prediction

Comparison of Supervised & Hybrid Topic Modeling for Extraction, Ranking & Evaluation of Quality Features of Web Services & User Review Sentiment Analysis

Mining Unstuctured Data to Extract Meaningful Keywords for Large-Scale Data Analysis

Use of Social Media in Promoting Democracy Through Political Campaign and Election Monitoring in Nigeria