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  Current Students:
  • Kovan Bavi, Ph.D. Student, Spring 2018
  • Mariha Ahammed, Undergraduate Student (under the SURE program), Summer 2022; Student Research Experience (SRE), Spring 2023
  • Halie Eckert, Undergraduate Student (under the COF program), 2020 - present
  • Gavin Hulvey, Undergraduate Student (under the COF program), 2021 - present
  • Sydney Zuelzke, Undergraduate Student (under the COF program), 2021 - present
  • Nathan Wolfe, Undergraduate Student (under the COF program), 2022 - present
  • Jagr Groubert, Undergraduate Student (under the COF program), 2022 - present

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   Graduated Students:
  • Niranjan Rai, Ph.D. Student, Spring 2017 (Graduated in 2022; Ph.D. Thesis: "Efficient Query Processing Over Large Road-Network Graphs");
  • Ahmed Al-Baghdadi, Ph.D. Student, Summer 2017 (Graduated in 2022; Ph.D. Thesis: "Efficient Query Processing Over Spatial-Social Networks");
  • Weilong Ren, Ph.D. Student, Fall 2017 (Graduated in 2021; Ph.D. Thesis: "Query Processing Over Incomplete Data Streams");
  • Uriah Tedrick, Undergraduate Student (under the COF program), Fall 2022;
  • Rajvi Soni, Undergraduate Student (under the SURE program), Summer 2022;
  • Brandon Cossin, Undergraduate Student (under the COF program), 2021 - 2022;
  • Troy Toth, Undergraduate Student (under the COF program), 2021 - 2022;
  • Andrew Hughes, Undergraduate Student (under the COF program), 2020 - 2021;
  • Lorenzo Gage Bair, Undergraduate Student (under the COF program), 2020 - 2021;
  • Jamie Bowen, Undergraduate Student (under the COF program), 2020;
  • Luke Sabo, Undergraduate Student, Summer 2020 (under the SURE program), 2021;
  • Taksch Dube, Undergraduate Student, 2019 - 2020;
  • Bamikole Ogundele, Master Student (Graduated in 2015; Master's thesis: "Efficient Query Processing Over Uncertain Road Networks"; UTRGV);
  • Vincent Schoenmakers, Master Student (Graduated in 2014; Master's project: "Facility Reservation Management System for UTRGV Wellness and Recreational Center"; UTRGV);
  • Yaqing Chen, Master Student (Graduated in 2014; Master's thesis: "Probabilistic Shortest Time Queries Over Uncertain Road Networks"; UTRGV); and
  • Weiguo Zheng, Visiting Scholar (Mar. 2013 - July 2013; UTRGV), Ph.D. at Beijing University (China), Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong), Associate Professor at Fudan University (Shanghai, China).

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  Student Achievements:
  • Andrew Hughes, Halie Eckert, and Lorenzo Bair, Undergraduate Students, "Efficient and Effective Management and Analytics Over Spatial-Social Networks", Best Poster Award, Choose Ohio First (COF) Poster Conference, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA, 2021;

  • Ahmed Al-Baghdadi, Ph.D. Student, University Fellowship, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA, 2021-2022;

  • Ahmed Al-Baghdadi, Ph.D. Student, Clayton and Audrey Hine Scholarship in Computer Science, $500, Department of Computer Science, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA, 2020;

  • Weilong Ren, Ph.D. Student, University Fellowship, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA, 2020-2021;

  • Weilong Ren, Ph.D. Student, SIGIR Student Travel Grant, $1,000, SIGIR, 2019;

  • Luke Sabo, Undergraduate Student, Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Award, $2,800, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA, Summer 2020;

  • Ahmed Al-Baghdadi, Ph.D. Student, Presentation of a VLDB 2020 Conference Paper entitled "Topic-based Community Search over Spatial-Social Networks", Tokyo, Japan, 2020;

  • Weilong Ren, Ph.D. Student, Presentation of a CIKM 2019 Conference Paper entitled "Efficient Join Processing Over Incomplete Data Streams", Beijing, China, 2019;

  • Weilong Ren, Ph.D. Student, Invited 4-min Teaser Talk of a VLDBJ paper at the PVLDB 2020 Conference entitled "Skyline Queries Over Incomplete Data Streams", Tokyo, Japan, 2020.

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   Graduate/Undergraduate Students in Research Projects:
  • Ms. Janette Garcia, Undergraduate Student, "Probabilistic Transitive Nearest Neighbor Queries on Road Networks", funded by Undergraduate Research Initiative (URI), Spring 2016;
  • Steven Kirpes, Master Student, Master's Thesis, Spring 2016;
  • Manoj Veluvolu, Master Student, "Efficient and Accurate Query Processing on Road Networks with Dynamic and Uncertain Traffic Conditions", funded by Faculty Research Council (FRC) grant, Spring 2015;
  • Juan Alvarezalanis, Undergraduate Student, "Efficient Query Processing on Road Networks with Uncertain Traffic Conditions", funded by C-STEM Student Research Program, Fall 2012 - Spring 2013; and
  • David Gaspar and Ajayakumar Daggubati, Master Students, "Search Your University", funded by Faculty Research Council (FRC) grant, Spring 2012.

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   Master's Projects:
  • Venkatesh Bandaru, Spring 2015; and
  • Vincent Schoenmakers, Fall 2014.

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   Independent Research and Study:
  • Weilong Ren, CS 89098 (Research), Fall 2017;
  • Ahmed AL-BAGHDADI, CS 89098 (Research), Summer 2017;
  • Niranjan Rai, CS 89098 (Research), Spring 2017, Summer 2017, and Fall 2017;
  • Venkatesh Bandaru, Fall 2014 and Fall 2015; and
  • Steven Kirpes, Fall 2011.

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   Senior Projects:
  • Brian Salinas, "Degree +: An Enhanced Degreeworks", Fall 2014;
  • Jose Quiroz, "Test Grader App", Fall 2014;
  • Carlos Magana, "Gas $mart Android Application", Fall 2013 - Spring 2014;
  • Roberto Cruz, "2D/3D Mobile Sensor Screen Interface for Android and iOS Devices", Fall 2013 - Spring 2014; and
  • Jose Montoya and Carlos Olvera, "Bronc Track", Spring 2013.

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