TWC Masters and Ph.D. Graduates

Printer-friendly version The following are students who have completed their graduate work here at the Tetherless World Constellation

Ph.D. 001 Medha Atre Thesis Defense - August 19th, 2011 2:30pm
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Medha Ph.D. Thesis Defense a Success
Ph.D. 002 Jiao Tao Thesis Defense - March 19th, 2012 1:00pm
Integrity Constraints for the Semantic Web: An OWL 2 Description Logic Extension
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Jiao Ph.D. Thesis Defense a Success
Ph.D. 003 Jesse Weaver Thesis Defense - February 4th, 2013 11:00am
Toward Webscale, Rule-based Inference on the Semantic Web via Data Parallelism
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Jesse Weaver Ph.D. Defense
Ph.D. 004 Gregory Todd Williams Thesis Defense - February 19th, 2013 11:00am
Planning and Evaluation of Federated Queries on the Web
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Greg Williams Ph.D. Defense
Ph.D. 005 Ankesh Khandelwal Thesis Defense - March 29th, 2013 11:00am
Furthering the Continuous-Change Event Calculus: Providing for Efficient Description of Additive Effects and an Automated Reasoner
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Ankesh Khandelwal Thesis Talk [Download]
Additional Pictures: Ankesh's TWC Jersey - front [Download] - Ankesh's TWC Jersey - back [Download]
Ankesh Khandelwal Thesis Defense Cake
Ph.D. 006 Alvaro Graves Thesis Defense - November 17th, 2013
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Alvaro Graves and Xian Li Successful Thesis Defense
Ph.D. 007 Xian Li Dynamics of Investor Attention on the Social Web (slides [Download])
Thesis Defense - November 18th, 2013
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Xian Li Successful Thesis Defense Cake
Ph.D. 008 Jin Zheng Semantic Similarity Computation on the Web of Data
Thesis Defense - April 3, 2014
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Jin Zheng Successful Thesis Defense
Ph.D. 009 James McCusker WebSig: A Digital Signature Framework for the Web
Thesis Defense - September 8, 2014
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Additional Pictures: McCusker's TWC Jersey [Download]
James McCusker Successful Thesis Defense
Ph.D. 010 James Michaelis A Methodology for Evaluation of Provenance-Based User Interfaces
Thesis Defense - October 22, 2014
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James Michaelis Successful Thesis Defense
Ph.D. 011 Yu Chen Context Modeling with Inertia Mobile Sensor
Thesis Defense - May 18, 2015
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Additional Pictures Momo with Professor Peter Fox [Download], MomoGraduationWithFriends [Download], Additional Picture [Download]
Yu Chen Successful Thesis Defense Party
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Ph.D. 012 Joshua Shinavier Light, Sound, and Semantics: The Web of Data as a New Sensory Modality
Thesis Defense - July 07, 2015
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Josh Successful Thesis Defense Party
Ph.D. 013 Dominic DiFranzo The Semantic eHumanties Methodology: Same but Different
Thesis Defense - October 22, 2015
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Dominic Successful Thesis Defense Party
Ph.D. 014 Linyun Fu Automatic Provenance Capturing for Research Publications
Thesis Defense - Tuesday, December 01, 2015
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Additional Pictures: Linyun Cake [Download] - Linyun TWC Jersey - front [Download] - Linyun TWC Jersey - back [Download]
Linyun Successful Thesis Defense Party
Ph.D. 015 Evan Patton Toward Energy-Aware Mobile Reasoning Agents for the Mobile Semantic Web
Thesis Defense - Monday, June 20, 2016
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Additional Pictures: The Talk [Download] Congrats Dr. [Download]
Evan Patton Successful Thesis Defense
Ph.D. 016 Simon Ellis Cognitive Gameplaying: Playing Games with Cognitive Computing
Thesis Defense - Monday, July 18, 2016
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Additional Pictures: Ellis Thesis Defense - Cutting the cake [Download] Ellis Thesis Defense - With Committee [Download] Ellis Thesis Defense - Jersey [Download]
Simon Ellis with Committee - Successful Thesis Defense
Ph.D. 017 Kristine Gloria Imprudence of Reason: An Examination of Privacy Expectations
Thesis Defense - Tuesday, Nov 01, 2016
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Additional Pictures: Kristine Gloria #17 [Download] Kristine Gloria Celebration [Download]
Dr Kristine Gloria with Committee - Successful Thesis Defense
Ph.D. 018 Han Wang Knowledge Base Construction from Scientific Literature
Thesis Defense - Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016
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Additional Pictures: Dr. Han Wang Celebration [Download] Dr. Han Wang Celebration [Download]
Dr Han Wang - Successful Thesis Defense
Ph.D. 019 Tim Lebo Towards Sustainable Analytics in Geo-Socially Distributed Environments
Thesis Defense - Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016
Additional Pictures: Dr. Tim Lebo Celebration with Family [Download] Dr. Tim Lebo Celebration Cake Cutting [Download]
Dr Tim Lebo - Successful Thesis Defense
Thesis Defense - Friday, February 23, 2018
Dr Bassem Makni - Successful Thesis Defense
Ph.D. 021 Nidhi Rastogi An Intrusion Detection System based on Information Centrality to identify systemic anomalies in large networked systems
Thesis Defense - Monday, March 05, 2018
Dr Nidhi Rastogi - Successful Thesis Defense
Ph.D. 022 Rui Yan Enhancing Stream Reasoning By Modeling the Importance of Streaming Data
Thesis Defense - Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Dr Rui Yan - Successful Thesis Defense
Ph.D. 023 Amar Viswanathan Kannan A Schema- and Data- Aware Query Reformulation Methodology for Knowledge Graphs
Thesis Defense - Friday, March 16, 2018
Dr Amar Viswanathan Kannan - Successful Thesis Defense
Ph.D. 024 Eric Ameres Reducing The Cognitive Load of Visual Analytics of Networks Using Concentrically Arranged Multi-Surface Projections Focusing Immersive Real-Time Exploration (3/28/2018)  
Ph.D. 025 Benno Lee Data Set Versioning Through Linked Data Models (7/11/2018)  
Ph.D. 026 Matt Klawonn Combining Supervised Machine Learning and Structured Knowledge for Difficult Perceptual Tasks (2/13/2019)  
Ph.D. 027 Congrui Li Innovations Using Sequence to Sequence Model in Chatbot, Information Retrieval and Mergers and Acquisitions (3/29/2019)  
Ph.D. 028 Yue (Robin) Liu Enhancing Ontology Learning with Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing Techniques (6/26/2019) Dr Yue (Robin) Liu - Successful Thesis Defense
Ph.D. 029 Rahul Divekar AI Enabled Foreign Language Immersion: Technology and method to acquire foreign languages with AI in immersive virtual worlds (5/12/2020)  
Ph.D. 030 Cara Reedy Exploring Social Discrimination with Artificial Life (11/11/2020)  
Ph.D. 031 Anirudh Prabhu Towards Automated Axiom Generation: A Semi-Automated Approach to Generating “Knowledge and Rule Base” Corpora from Text Narratives (Friday, July 2, 2021) Dr Anirudh Prabhu
M.S. 001 Ian Gross