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

Group picture after Hoang's defense, July 15, 2019:
Group picture on Memorial Day, May 26, 2019:
Group picture after Yanhui's defense, December 14, 2017:
Group picture on Halloween, 2014:
Farewell lunch picture for Ablimit on March 28, 2014:
Current Ph.D. Students
  • Furqan Baig, Ph.D. student, Computer Science, Stony Brook University
    Research area: Big Data Management Systems for Multi-dimensional Data

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

  • Sina Rashidian, Ph.D. student, Computer Science, Stony Brook University
    Research area: AI for Healthcare

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

  • Hongyi Duanmu, Ph.D. student, Computer Science, Stony Brook University
    Research area: Medical Imaging Informatics

  • Kimon Stathakos, Ph.D. student, Biomedical Informatics, Stony Brook University
    Research area: Blockchain in Healthcare

  • Kayley Abell-Hart, Ph.D. student, Biomedical Informatics, Stony Brook University
    Research area: Clinical Informatics and Population Health

  • Jianyuan Deng, Ph.D. student, Biomedical Informatics, Stony Brook University
    Research area: Clinical Informatics

  • Yifan Qi, Ph.D. student, Computer Science, Stony Brook University
    Research area: Medical Imaging Informatics

  • Dejun Teng, Ph.D. student, Computer Science, Stony Brook University
    Research area: Big Data Management Systems and High Performance Computing

Past 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
  • Hoang Ho, Ph.D., Computer Science, Stony Brook University, 2019
    Research area: Spatial and Temporal Big Data Systems
    First employment: Pitney Bowes

  • Pengyue Zhang, Ph.D., Computer Science, Stony Brook University, 2019
    Research area: Biomedical Imaging Analytics
    First employment: XPeng

  • Xin Chen, Ph.D., Biomedical Informatics, Stony Brook University, 2018
    Research area: Healthcare and Public Health Data Analytics

  • Yanhui Liang, Ph.D., Biomedical Informatics, Stony Brook University, 2017
    Research area: 3D Pathology Imaging and Spatial Databases
    First employment: Google (Google Brain Team)

  • Shuai Zheng, Ph.D., Computer Science, Emory University
    Research area: Biomedical data natural language processing
    First employment: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Ablimit Aji, Ph.D., Computer Science, Emory University
    Research area: Spatial big data
    First employment: HP Labs

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).