Doctoral graduates of the Computational Mathematical and Statistical Sciences program since its opening in the Fall semester of 2009 have been:

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2019

May 2019

Md Kamrul Hasan (Dr. Ahamed)

Dissertation: BEst (Biomarker Estimation): Health Biomarker Estimation Non-invasively and Ubiquitously

First position: Northwestern Mutual Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Computer Science, Marquette University


Feb 2019

Xuyong Xu (Dr. Merrill)

Dissertation: Evaluating Electrode-tissue Contact Force Using the Moving Pattern of the Catheter Tip and Electrogram Characteristics

First position: Algorithm developer, APN Health LLC 

2018

March 2018

Benjamin Rizzo (Dr. Clough) 

Dissertation: Compressed Sensing for Few-view Multi-pinhole SPECT with Applications to Preclinical Imaging


June 2018

Duc Do (Dr. Bozdag) 

Dissertation: Inference and Analysis of Multilayered miRNA-mediated Networks in Cancer

First position: Data Scientist at Elynx Technologies LLC


November 2018

Drew Williams (Dr. Ahamed)

Dissertation: Developing Accessible Collection and Presentation Methods for Observational Data


December 2018

Kehinde Irabor (Dr. Merrill)

Dissertation: Bifurcation in Weighted Digraphs and their Applications in Ecology

2017

March 2017

Brittany Baur (Dr. Bozdag)

Dissertation: Identifying Regulators from Multiple Types of Biological Data in Cancer 
First position: Postdoc in the Sushmita Roy's lab at Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics at University of Wisconsin - Madison


April 2017

Md Osman Gani (Dr. Ahamed) 

Dissertation: A Novel Approach to Complex Human Activity Recognition 

First position: Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering at Miami University


August 2017

Regis Rutarindwa (Dr. Spiller) 

Dissertation: Computational Strategies in Uncertainty Quantification for Hazard Mapping

First position: Support Engineer at SAP SE in Philadelphia


Piyush Rai Saxena (Dr. Ahamed)

Dissertation: Feature Space Augmentation: Improving Prediction Accuracy of Classical Problems in Cognitive Science and Computer Vision

First position: Data Scientist at Direct Supply


October 2017

Golam Mushih Tanimul Ahsan (Dr. Ahamed) 

Dissertation: Motivational and Intervention Systems and Monitoring with mHealth Tools

First position: Assistant Professor in the Department of Natural and Applied Science at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

2016

April 

Karl D. Stamm (Dr. Bozdag)

Dissertation: Gene Set Enrichment and Projection: A Computational Tool for Knowledge Discovery in Transcriptomes

First position: Research Scientist at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Director of Bioinformatics at TAI Diagnostics


AKM Jahangir Majumder (Dr. Ahamed)

Dissertation: Development of a Wireless Mobile Computing Platform Towards Fall Risk Prediction

First position: Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Miami University, Ohio


Rizwana Rizia (Dr. Ahamed)

Dissertation: A Mobile Health Approach to Assist Veterans Reintegrating into Civilian Life
First position: Amazon


June 

Ivor D. Addo (Dr. Ahamed)

Dissertation: Designing Human-centered Collective Intelligence

First position: Assistant Professor in the Information Systems Department at University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh


July 

Mary Kociuba (Dr. Rowe)

Dissertation: A Fourier Description of Covariance and Separation of Simultaneously Encoded Slices with In-plane Acceleration in fMRI

First position: Senior Fellow in the Department of Pediatrics Division of Neonatology (Biomedical Image Computing Group) at the University of Washington School of Medicine

Currently: Research Scientist, Amazon, Seattle, WA (Fall 2017)

2015

April 

Mohammad Adibuzzaman (Dr. Ahamed and Dr. Merrill)

Dissertation: Computational Approaches for Monitoring of Health Parameters and Their Evaluation in Clinical Setting

First position: Assistant Research Scientist, Purdue University


July 

Mary Kociuba (Dr. Rowe)

Dissertation: A Fourier Description of Covariance and Separation of Simultaneously Encoded Slices with In-plane Acceleration in fMRI

First position: Senior Fellow in the Department of Pediatrics Division of Neonatology (Biomedical Image Computing Group) at the University of Washington School of Medicine

Currently: Research Scientist, Amazon, Seattle, WA (Fall 2017)


August 

Ferdaus Kawsar (Dr. Ahamed)

Dissertation: Computational Approaches for Remote Monitoring of Symptoms and Activities
First position: Research Scientist II in the Department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin

2014

March

Iain Bruce (Dr. Rowe)

Dissertation: Determination of Correlations Induced by the SENSE and GRAPPA PMRI Models with an Application to MRI RF Coil Design

First position: Postdoctoral Associate within the Duke/UNC Brain Imaging and Analysis Center (BIAC) at Duke University in Durham, NC


April 

Samson Kiware (Dr. Corliss)

Dissertation: Bioinformatics Systems and Mathematical Models for Improved Understanding of Malaria Transmission, Control, and Elimination

First position: Research Scientist, Ifakara Health Institute, Tanzania


May 

Mohammad Tanviruzzaman (Dr. Ahamad)

Dissertation: Towards Usable End-user Authentication

First position: Microsoft


July 

M. Muge Karaman (Dr. Rowe)

Dissertation: Improving fMRI Analysis and MR Reconstruction with the Incorporation of MR Relaxivities and Correlation Effect Examination

First position: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for MR Research –
3T Program (CMRR-3T), University of Illinois at Chicago

Currently: Research Assistant Professor, Department of Bioengineering, Center for Magnetic Resonance Research, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago (Fall 2018)


December 

Prachi Pradeep (Dr. Merrill)

Dissertation: Hybrid Computational Toxicology Models for Regulatory Risk Assessment

First position: Postdoctoral Research Associate at the National Center for Computational Toxicology (NCCT) of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

2013

January

Farzana Rahman (Dr. Ahamed)

Dissertation: Ensuring Application Specific Security, Privacy and Performance Goals in RFID System

First position: Assistant Professor, James Madison University

2012

December

Md. Manirul Haque (Dr. Ahamed)

Dissertation: Mobile Based Symptom Management for Palliative Care

First position: Postdoctoral Associate at UAB

Currently: Research Scientist, Purdue University (Fall 2014)