CURRENT GRADUATE STUDENTS

Mei Mei (Ph.D.)

*Research Area: Text Analysis.*

Ulya Bayram (Ph.D.) co-advised with Prof. John Pestian

*Research Area: Text Analysis.*

Christopher diCesare (Ph.D.)

*Research Area: Analysis of Kinematic and Kinetic Motor Synergies.*

Brian Ervin (Ph.D.) co-advised with Dr. Ravi Arya

*Research Area: Analysis of ECoG Signals.*

Adedapo Alabi (Ph.D.) co-advised with Prof. Dieter Vanderelst

*Research Area: Models of Spatial Processing in the Hippocampus.*

Xiaoting Zhou (Ph.D.) co-advised with Prof. Jason Lu

*Research Area: Bioinformatics and Complex Networks.*

Jaswanth Yella (Ph.D.) co-advised with
Prof. Anil Jegga

*Research Area: Bioinformatics and Complex Networks.*

Promita Mazumder (M.S.)

*Research Area: Text Analysis.*

Ankur Bhattacharya (M.S.)

*Research Area: Social Network Modeling.*

Mrinal Munbodh (M.S.)

*Research Area: Text Analysis.*

Adit Chawdhary (M.S.) co-advised with
Prof. Anil Jegga

*Research Area: Bioinformatics.*

Ryan Hanzlick (M.S.)

*Research Area: Deep Learning and Image Analysis.*

ALUMNI
OF THE COMPLEX
ADAPTIVE
SYSTEMS
LABORATORY

Thomas S. Green (M.S. 1995)

*Thesis: A Computational Model of the Hippocampus*

Ying Huang (M.S. 1997)

*Thesis: Quantitative Characterization of the Effect of Medication on Heart
Rate Variability of Patients in a Critical Care Environment*

Tirnelveli Anand (M.S. 1998)

*Thesis: Using Hysteresis to Improve Performance in Synchronous Networks.*

Ariel Friedlander (M.S. 1998)

*Thesis: Alzheimers-like damage in a model of the
hippocampus.*

Shyamsundar Vaidhyanathan (M.S. 1998)

*Thesis: A System for the Granular Processing of Sound Using Cellular
Automata.*

T. Durai Pandian (M.S. 1998)

*Thesis: Error Control Coding and Dual Rate DS-CDMA Systems.*

Jay Bohland (M.S. 2000)

*Thesis: Associative memory on Small World Networks.*

Shyam Sundar (M.S. 2000)

*Thesis: Synchronization of Multiple Chaotic Systems with Application to
Communication.*

Simona Doboli (Ph.D. 2001)

*Dissertation: Latent Attractors: A Mechanism for Context-Dependent
Information Processing in Biological and Artificial Neural Systems.*

Rajkumar Arumugam (M.S. 2002)

*Thesis: SCRIBE: Self-Organized Contention and Routing in Intelligent
Broadcast Environments.*

Vinod Subramaniam (M.S. 2002)

*Thesis: SOCRATES: Self-Organized Corridor Routing and Adaptive Transmission
in Extended Sensor Networks*

Xiaofu Zhang (M.S. 2002)

*Thesis: Motion-Based Image Segmentation Using Synchronizable
Neural Network.*

Henri Leung (M.S. 2003)

*Thesis: Self-Organized Construction of Spatial Structures by Swarms of
Autonomous Mobile Agents*

Sumathi Seetharaman (M.S. 2004)

*Thesis: Self-Organized Scheduling of Node Activity in Large-Scale Sensor
Networks.*

Karthikeyan Swaminathan (M.S. 2005)

*Thesis: Self-Organized FOrmation of Geometric
Patterns in Multi-Robot Swarms Using Wireless Communication.*

Prasanna Ranganathan (M.S. 2006)

*Thesis: A Systematic Approach to the Self-Organization of Heterogeneous
Sensor Networks.*

Abhinay Venuturumilli(M.S. 2006)

*Thesis: Achieving Robust Wireless Sensor Networks through Self-Organization
of Heterogeneous Connectivity.*

Payal Shah(M.S. 2007)

*Thesis: Distributed Hebbian Inference of Environment Structure in
Self-Organized Sensor Networks.*

Neena George(M.S. 2007)

*Thesis: Self-Organized Inference of Spatial Structure in Randomly Deployed
Sensor Networks.*

Jayaram Venkatesan (M.S. 2007)

*Thesis: Modeling A Pattern-Recognition Approach to Postural Stability and
Prediction of Workplace Injury.*

Arun Prasath (M.S. 2007)

*Thesis: Self-Organization of Geometric Networks with Heterogeneous
Connectivity.*

Amer Ghanem (M.S. 2007)

*Thesis: A Modular Gene-Regulation Network Model of Artificial Ontogenesis.*

Akhila Reddy Magam (M.S. 2008)

*Thesis: Discovering Distributed Locomotion Algorithms for
Self-Reconfigurable Robots.*

Subramoniam Perumal (M.S. 2008)

*Thesis: Stability and Switchability in Recurrent
Neural Networks.*

Patrick Olekas (M.S. 2008)

*Thesis: Characterization and Heuristic Optimization of Complex Networks*

Mithun Perdoor (M.S. 2010)

*Thesis: A Neural Model of Motor Synergies.*

Chandrika Sagar (M.S. 2011)

*Thesis: Modular Context-Dependent Functional Networks for Associative Memory.*

Suresh Vasa (M.S. 2011)

*Thesis: A Spiking Neural Model for Flexible Representation and Recall of
Cognitive Response Sequences.*

Vaidehi Venkatesan (M.S. 2011)

*Thesis: Cuisines as Complex Networks.*

Nikhil Balakumar (M.S. 2011)

*Thesis: A Computational Model of Neuronal Cluster Activity.*

Srinivasa Raghav Vedanarayanan
(M.S. 2011)

*Thesis: Agents of Influence in Social Networks.*

Laxmi Iyer (Ph.D. 2011)

*Dissertation: Connectionist Models of Creativity.*

Yan Liao (M.S. 2012) - jointly advised with Prof. Marios Polycarpou

*Thesis: Decentralized Decision Making and Information Sharing in a Team of
Autonomous Mobile Agents.*

Mithilesh Salunke (M.S. 2012)

*Thesis: A Computational Model for Building Modular Animals.*

Anand Krishnan Balasubramaniam
(M.S. 2012)

*Thesis: A Computational Model for Building Modular Animals: Design and Configuration
of the Decision Network.*

Kiran Byadarhaly (Ph.D. 2013)

*Dissertation: Synergistic Neural Models of Motor Control.*

Brian Ervin (M.S.)

*Thesis: Neural Spike Detection and Classification Using Massively-Parallel
Graphics Processing.*

Jacob Haning (M.S. 2014)

*Thesis: Feature Selection for High-Dimensional Individual and Ensemble
Classifiers with Limited Data.*

Ye Chen (Ph.D. 2014) - jointly advised with Prof. Jason Lu

*Dissertation: Fuzzy Cognitive Maps: Learning Algorithms and Biomedical
Applications.*

Amer Ghanem (Ph.D. 2015)

*Dissertation: Identifying Patterns of Epistemic Organization through
Network-Based Analysis of Text Corpora.*

Madhavun Candadai (M.S. 2015)

*Thesis: ANSWER: A Cognitively-Inspired System for the Unsupervised Detection
of Semantically Salient Words in Texts.*

Aashay Vanarase (M.S.2016)

*Thesis: CLAN: Communities in Lexical Associative Networks.*

M. Furqan Afzal (M.S.2016)

*Thesis: Reliable Storage and Recall of Aperiodic Spatiotemporal Activity
Patterns Using Scaffolded Attractors.*

Marwa Shekfeh (Ph.D. 2017)

*Dissertation: MANILA: A Multi-Agent Framework for Emergent Associative
Learning and Creativity in Social Networks.*

Xinyu Guo (Ph.D. 2018)

*Dissertation: Improved Feature-Selection for Classification Problems using
Multiple Auto-Encoders.*

Zhaowei Ren (M.S. 2018)

*Thesis: Analysis and Modeling of the Structure of Semantic Dynamics in Texts.*

Jaswanth Yella (M.S. 2018) co-advised with
Prof. Anil Jegga

*Thesis: Machine Learning-Based Prediction and Characterization of Drug-Drug Interactions.*

Sarjoun Doumit (Ph.D. 2018)

*Dissertation: IONA: Intelligent Online News Analysis.*