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I am grateful to work with a group of talented students and top researchers.

Group picture on Halloween, 2014:
Farewell lunch picture for Ablimit on March 28, 2014:
Current Ph.D. Students
  • Xin Chen, Ph.D. student, Biomedical Informatics, Stony Brook University
    Research area: Healthcare and Public Health Data Analytics

  • Hoang Ho, Ph.D. student, Computer Science, Stony Brook University
    Research area: Spatial and Temporal Big Data Systems

  • Yanhui Liang, Ph.D. student, Biomedical Informatics, Stony Brook University
    Research area: 3D Pathology Imaging and Spatial Databases

  • Furqan Baig, Ph.D. student, Computer Science, Stony Brook University
    Research area: Distributed Database Systems and Cloud Computing

  • Pengyue Zhang, Ph.D. student, Computer Science, Stony Brook University
    Research area: Biomedical Imaging Analytics

  • Yu Wang, Ph.D. student, Computer Science, Stony Brook University
    Research area: Healthcare Data Analytics

  • Mousumi Roy, Ph.D. student, Computer Science, Stony Brook University
    Research area: Digital Pathology Imaging

  • Sina Rashidian, Ph.D. student, Computer Science, Stony Brook University
    Research area: Big Data Systems and Analytics
Current Visiting Scholars
  • Na Tang, Associate Professor, School of Computer Science, South China Normal University
    Research area: Data Management

  • Ming Zhong, Associate Professor, School of Computer, Wuhan University
    Research area: Data Management

  • Ping Fan, Associate Professor, Hubei University of Science and Technology
    Research area: Data Management

Current M.S. Students
    To be updated...
Past Ph.D. Students
Past MS Students and Visitors
  • Yangyang Zhu, M.S., Computer Science, Stony Brook University
    Research area: GPU Accelerated Spatial Big Data Processing
    First employment: VMWare

  • Wei Zhang, Visiting Professor, Harbin Insiute of Technology, China
    Research area: Spatial Big Data Analytics

  • Siddharth Jain, Summer 2014, M.S., Computer Science, BITS-Pilani, India
    Work on Medical vocabulary generation tool, funded by Google Summer of Code.
    First employment: Oracle India.

  • Dejun Teng, M.S., Computer Science, Emory University
    Research area: Spatial databases and NoSQL databases
    Current employment: Ph.D. student at The Ohio State University

  • Xiling Sun, Summer 2013, M.S., Computer Science, Northwestern University
    Work on Hadoop-GIS, funded by Google Summer of Code.
    First employment: Samsung Semiconductor.

  • Tunan Wu, November 2011 - January 2013, M.S., Computer Science, Emory University
    Current employment: Fuhu, Inc

  • Zhengwen Zhou, Decmeber 2011 - December 2012, M.S., Computer Science, Emory University
    Current employment: MathWorks

  • Bryan Katigbak, January 2012 - July 2012, M.S., Computer Science, Singapore
    Current employment: Citi

  • Tae Wook Oh, November 2010 - December 2011, M.S., Management Information Systems, Georgia State University
    Current employment: SK C&C, Korea

  • Cristobal Vergara Niedermayr, January 2009 - July 2010, M.S., Free University of Berlin, Germany
    Current employment: Oracle

I am grateful to work with following students in the past: Yijian Bai (current employer: Google), Shaorong Liu (IBM), Nikolay Sapov, Patrick Kling (facebook), Cornelius Rabsch (eBay), Tian Xia (Amazon), Pierre-Emmanuel Bourgué (Logica), Georg Hackenberg (Technical University Munich), Mo Wang (Microsoft), David Kaltschmidt (Acme Packet), Daniel Furrer (Google), Florian Thiel (tarent), Cristobal Vergara Niedermayr (Oracle), Jasmin Opitz (National Genetics Reference Lab), Philipp Hussels (Amazon), Chen Qin (Amazon), Xiang Li (Google), André Freitas (National University of Ireland).