Alumni:

Post-Doctoral Research Scholars

Dr. Shu Chen:

  • Visiting during 2013-2014.
  • Research on 3D human motion tracking.
  • Associate Professor, Xiangtan University, Hunan, China

Dr. Lei Wang:

  • Visiting during December 2011- November 2012.
  • Research on facial expression recognition and modeling using appearance based models.
  • Associate Professor, Central South University, Changsha, China

Dr. Farshideh Einsele:

  • Joined CIL for a year from Fribourg University in Switzerland during 2008-2009.
  • Research involved character and text extraction and recognition in natural scenes using Hidden Markov Models (HMM).
  • Completed her postdoctoral research in summer 2009. Now, Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) Fernfachhochschule, Switzerland.
Ph.D. Students
  • Maryam Jaberi, Ph.D., On the Role of Sparsity in Deep Learning and Computer Vision, Doctor of Philosophy, Computer Science, University of Central Florida, Spring 2018.
    • Dr. Jaberi is with Symantec.
  • Dustin Morley, Ph.D., Visionary Ophthalmics: Confluence of Computer Vision and deep Learning for Ophthalmology, Doctor of Philosophy, Computer Science, University of Central Florida, Spring 2018.
    • Dr. Morley is with LENSAR Corporation.
  • Brian Millikan, Ph.D., Automatic Target Recognition and Localization using a Compressive Infrared Imager, Doctor of Philosophy, Electrical Engineering, University of Central Florida, Spring 2018.
    • Dr. Millikan is with Lockheed Martin Corporation.
  • Vildan Atalay, Ph.D., Super-Resolution of Wavelet Encoded Images and Videos, Doctor of Philosophy, Computer Science, University of Central Florida, Fall 2017.
    • Dr. Atalay is an Assistant Professor in Namik Kemal University, Turkey
  • Syed Alam Abbas, Ph.D., Signal Processing with Fourier Analysis, Novel Algorithms and Applications, Doctor of Philosophy, Electrical Engineering, University of Central Florida, Summer, 2017.
    • Dr. Abbas is now with Coda Octopus Group, Inc. A high Tech company specializing in underwater sonar.
  • Amara Tariq, Ph.D., Confluence of Vision and Natural Language Processing for Cross-Media Semantic Relations Extraction, Doctor of Philosophy, Computer Science, University of Central Florida, Fall 2017.
    • Dr. Tariq joined The Forman Christian College, Lahore, as Assistant Professor as of Fall 2016.
  • Baoyuan Liu, Ph.D., Improving Efficiency in Deep Learning for Large Scale Visual recognition, Doctor of Philosophy, Computer Engineering, University of Central Florida, Fall 2016.
    • Dr. Liu joined Amazon, Seattle in Fall 2016.
  • Chuan Sun, Ph.D., View-Invariant Human Gesture and Action recognition in Video Data, defense completed in Summer 2104, graduation scheduled for Fall 2014.
    • Dr. Sun joined Amazon, Seattle, in Fall 2014. He joined J.P. Morgan in 2016.
  • Muhamad Ali, Ph.D., A Study of Holistic Strategies for the Recognition of Characters in Natural Scene Images, Doctor of Philosophy, Computer Science, University of Central Florida, Summer 2016.
    • Dr. Ali joined The Lahore University as Assistant Professor in Fall 2016.
  • Nazim Ashraf, Ph.D., Study of Human Activity in Video Data with an emphasis on View-Invariance, Doctor of Philosophy, Computer Science, University of Central Florida, Summer 2012.
    • Dr. Ashraf is now an Assistant Professor in the Forman Christian College, Lahore.
  • Yuping Shen, Ph.D., Invariants in Computer Vision and Their Application in Human Gesture and Action Recognition, Doctor of Philosophy, Computer Science, University of Central Florida, Fall 2009.
    • Dr. Shen is now an engineering staff member of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) in the ATI division.
  • Mais Alnasser, Ph.D., Phase-Shifting Haar Wavelets for Image-Based Rendering Applications, Doctor of Philosophy, Computer Science, University of Central Florida, Summer 2008.
    • Dr. Alnasser is now an engineering staff member of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) in the ATI division.
  • Imran N. Junejo, Ph.D., Towards a Self-Calibrating Video Camera Network for Content Analysis and Forensics, Doctor of Philosophy, Computer Science, University of Central Florida, Summer 2007.
    • Dr. Junejo was an Assistant Professor in Sharjah University, UAE. He is now Associate Professor in Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi
  • Murat Balci, Ph.D. Sub-pixel Registration in Computational Imaging and Applications to Enhancement of Maxillofacial CT Data, Doctor of Philosophy, Computer Science, University of Central Florida, Fall 2006.
    • Dr. Balci was an engineering staff member at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) in the ATI division. He is now an engineering staff member of Qualcom.
  • Xiaochun Cao, Ph.D., Multiple View Geometry for Video Analysis and Post-Production, Doctor of Philosophy, Computer Science, University of Central Florida, Spring 2006.
    • Dr. Cao is a Professor in Chinese Academy of Sciences, China; was Research Scientist at ObjectVideo Inc.  More information at: https://xiaochun-cas.github.io
MS Students
  • Sushant Kulkarni, M.S. student, Topic: Deep Learning, Summer 2018.
  • Karan Daei-Mojdehi, M.S. student, Topic: Subspace Clustering, Spring 2018.
  • Payal Jotwani, M.S. student, Topic: Computerized Evaluatution of Microsurgery Skills Training, Completed, Fall 2015.
  • Carl Messina, M.S. student, Topic: Compressed Sampling Consensus; detection and localization of multiple structures in a high dimensional space by sampling a compressed set of points, 2013.
  • Pramod Chakrapani, M.S. student, Topic: 3D Modeling from Aerial video on a Moving platform, 2013.
  • Thomas Brendan Moore, Learning Geometry-Free Face Re-Lighting, Master of Science, Computer Science, University of Central Florida, Fall 2007.
  • Tao Fu, M.S., Expression Morphing Between Different Orientations, Master of Science, Computer Engineering, University of Central Florida, Summer 2004.
    • Mr. Tao Fu is now a Research Engineer in the North West National Laboratory.
Graduate Research Exchange Students
  • Jean-Philippe Deraymond, Facial Expression Recognition, Visiting Ph.D. student from University of St. Etienne, France, February 2009 to July 2009.
  • Junqi Bai, Character and Text Recognition in Video Data, Visiting Ph.D. student from School of Electronic and Optical Engineering, Nanjing University, China, September 2009 to February 2010.
Other Alumni
  • Alex Cook, Electronic Arts – Tiburon
  • Feras Batarseh
  • Fei Lu
  • Ping Wang
  • Sushant Kulkarni, Reconstructive Recognition
  • Karan Daei-Mojdehi, Single-Image Depth Estimation