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Yasmine Charif
  • research interests include business process modeling, optimization, and methods for injecting robustness into processes
  • Ph.D., Artificial Intelligence, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, M.S., Universite Rene Descartes


Alexander Feldman
  • model-based diagnosis, artificial intelligence, and cyber-physical systems
  • over 40 publications in leading conference proceedings and international journals
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science and M.Sc. in Parallel and Distributed Computer Systems, Delft University of Technology


Christian Fritz
  • applies AI planning & KR to real-world problems
  • semantic workflows, cognitive robotics, ubicomp
  • specializes highly dynamic, open-world environments
  • Ph.D., University of Toronto



Gaurang Gavai
  • applications in embedded reasoning and machine learning with a focus on social network data analysis and technical infrastructure development therein
  • Master's in Computer Science with a specialization in Machine Learning, Georgia Institute of Technology; Bachelor's in Information Technology, University of Mumbai


Eric Gross
  • experimental design, systems modeling, optimization, and control
  • Ph.D. and M.S, Dynamic Systems and Controls, University of California Berkeley, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Gregory Kott
  • research interests include cloud computing, online analytics, analytics as a service with 20 years experience in research, design and development of hardware and software products
  • Ph.D. and ME, Mechanical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, BS, Mechanical Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology


Lei Lin
  • exploring novel methods and models to analyze the wealth of transportation-related data for insights and applications to improve the urban mobility
  • Ph.D., Philosophy, University at Buffalo, M.S., Computer Science, University at Buffalo, M.S., Systems Engineering, Beijing Jiaotong University


Sudhendu Rai
  • business process optimization and simulation
  • Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 68 patents, 45 publications


Ryan Rossi
  • machine learning, statistical relational learning, graph mining
  • high-performance analytics, relational machine learning, scalable learning and inference
  • Ph.D., Purdue University


Marina Tharayil
  • business process modeling and optimization
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois


Jinhui Yao
  • service computing, cloud computing, big data and business process management
  • Ph.D., Service Oriented Architecture, University of Sydney, B.S., Telecommunications, University of Sydney