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PEOPLE:

 

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

 

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

 

Linxia Liao
  • predictive and prescriptive analytics; system and components fault diagnostics and prognostics; signal processing; and machine learning algorithms
  • developing device fleet health management solutions for intelligent transportation systems
  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, University of Cincinnati; M.S. and B.S., Mechanical Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in China
  • one issued patent and seven pending patents

 

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

 

Andrés Quiroz
  • computer engineering researcher working in the areas of scalable computing, big data, and analytics
  • current work focuses on data integration, developing tools and algorithms to enable high-level queries on raw data based on big data platforms
  • Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Computer Engineering from Rutgers University; B.S. in Systems Engineering from EAFIT University in Medellín, Colombia

 

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

 

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