Current Ph.D. students:

Iranga Subasinghe

Iranga Subasinghe

Iranga extends Apache Spark to support Real-time Spatio-Temporal classification applications.

Dil focuses on providing privacy-preserving access to medical records stored in Blockchain.

Jonathan J. Paul

M.S. students:

  • currently none

Computer Science Undergraduate Students:

  • currently none

Graduate student alumni:

  • Cheng Liang, 2003-2005
  • Hari Gowrisankar, MS 2006
  • Guang Jin, Ph.D., April 2009
  • Arda Nural, Ph.D. candidate, April 2009
  • Danqing Xiao, MS. 2010  (Assistant Professor, EGGS Department, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania)
  • Michael Hennessey, MS 2010
  • Chris Dorr, MS 2011 (now Starbucks, Seattle)
  • Balaji Venkatesan, MS, 2013 (now Ubisense, Denver)
  • Qinghan Liang, Ph.D., August 2015 (now postdoc)
  • Mark Plummer, 2015 (now Garmin, Yarmouth)
  • Xueying Gu, MS, December 2015 (now Huawei, China)
  • Joel Whitney, MS, August 2016 (now ESRI, Portland, ME)
  • J.C. Whittier, Ph.D., August 2018 (now, Circle, Boston).
  • Nick Mowry, M.Sc., August 2019.
  • Michael Cressey, M.Sc., December 2019 (Adjunct Professor, University of Southern New Hampshire).
  • Kendra Bird, PhD program, Jan 2019-June 2020.

Computer science undergraduate student alumni:

  • Jennifer Hastings, Capstone, 2015/2016
  • Welles Tisdale, Capstone 2015/2016
  • Katrina Stinson, June 2016-May 2017 (Capstone and Community Energy Project)
  • Katie Manzo, September 2016- May 2018 (capstone, social media, public policy and community energy projects)
  • Andrew Cramer, 2017/2018 (Capstone, emergency situation mapping)
  • Nicolas Ward, 2017/2018 (capstone, location-based tutor meet)
  • Connor Gordon, 2017/2018 (capstone, home energy tracking)
  • Jackson Hey, 2017/2018 (capstone, finance database system)
  • Todd Hawkins, 2017/2018 (capstone, trip fault detection)


  • Prof. Jeong Seok Park (2006-2007)
  • Dr. Youngjin Jung (2007-2009)
  • Prof. Dr. Maohui Zheng (2014-2015)

Members of the Geosensor Networks Lab, April 2009

Hooding Guang Jin, Ph.D. 2009

Danqing Xiao with her graduation cake

Chris Dorr, chilling before his MS defense, July 2011


Balaji, Graduation May 2013


Qinghan Liang, August 2015

Screen Shot 2015-12-15 at 12.12.05 PM

Xueying Gu, December 2015


Commencement and Hooding May 2016


Graduation lunch for Joel Whitney, August 2016


Katrina Stinson, Capstone presentation, May 2017


J.C. Whittier successfully defends PhD thesis, April 2018


Katelyn Manzo CLAS Outstanding Graduating Student 2018

J.C. Whittier graduates

Celebratory beers for J.C. Whittier Ph.D. graduation (August 2018)

Nick Mowry graduates

Nick Mowry, MS presentation, August 2019

Mike Cressey graduates

Celebratory beers and burgers at OBC for Mike Cressey, November 2019