Russell Greiner: My Group
 
July 2016:
Left-to-right; rows from Front to Back:
Row#1: Zheng Shi (MSc), Hao Zhu (Summer Intern [MITACS]), Junfeng Wen (PhD), Neil Borle (MSc)
Row#2: Siyang Tian (MSc), Mina Gheiratmand (PDF), Haipeng (Paul) Li (Pgmer), Tanvir Sajed (incoming MSc)
Row#3: Roberto Vega (MSc), Russ Greiner (Prof), Ronghao Yang (Summer Ugrad)
Row#4: Jingjiao Ni (Summer Ugrad), Abhinav Agrawalla (Summer Intern [UARE]), Luke Kumar (MSc)
Row#5: Bret Hoehn (Sr Pgmer), Iain Smith (Summer Intern [HIP]), Siddharth Muthukumar (Summer Intern [UARE])
Not shown: Jay Kumar (Pgmer), Farzaneh Mirzazadeh (PhD), Negar Hassanpour (PhD), Max Uhlich (Pgmer),
(Earlier photos)

Current Students/PDFs     Colleagues     Employees     Graduates     Info for Group members    

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Current Students and Post Doctoral Fellows

  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Doctoral (PhD) Students
    • Negar Hassanpour (PhD @ UofA [Sept 2015-...])
      [Counterfactual Matching for Survival Prediction]
    • Farzaneh Mirzazadeh (PhD @ UofA [April 2012]; NSERC [w/D Schuurmans])
      [Linkage analysis, ...]
    • Junfeng Wen (Ph.D. @ UofA [Sept 2013-...]; AI-TF Fellowship (2016-...))
      [Covariate Shift]
    • James Benoit (PhD [Psychiatry] @ UofA, with A Greenshaw, [Sept 2013-...] AIHS Fellowship)
      [Analyzing Psychiatric Data]
    • Michal Juhas (PhD [Psychiatry] @ UofA, with A Greenshaw, [Sept 2013-...] AIHS Fellowship)
      [Analyzing Psychiatric Data]
  • Masters (MSc) Students
    • Siyang Tian (M.Sc. @ UofA [May 2016-...])
      [BioTransformer]
    • Neil Borle (M.Sc. @ UofA [Sept 2015-...] NSERC)
      [Intelligent Diabetes Management]
    • Roberto Vega (M.Sc. @ UofA [January 2015-...])
      [fMRI analysis (w/M Brown)]
    • Luke Nitish (M.Sc. @ UofA [Apr 2015-...])
      [Topic Modeling for Survival Prediction]
  • Undergrad
    • Hao Zhu [Globalink: July 2016 - Oct 2016 (Survival Predict)]
  • High School Internship Program (HIP)
    • Iain Smith [June -- Aug 2016 (fMRI analysis, w/M Gheiratmand)]
  • External for ...

Research Associates

  • Maxwell Uhlich [Jan 2015 - ... - APCaRI (J Lewis)] [Jan 2013 - July 2014; BTAP Imaging (w/K Punithaku, B Hoehn)]
  • Haipeng (Paul) Li [Nov 2014 - ... - IDM/EASI (E Ryan); PSSP; etc]

Colleagues / Collaborators

UofA CS Co-Authors

Relevant information for Group members

Heaven (graduated...)

  • Postdoctoral fellows
  • PhD students
    • Felicity Allen (ICT; Ph.D. @ UofA [Sept 2010 - Dec 2015])
      [Interpreting ESI MassSpec; now England]
    • Sheehan Khan (NSERC, Alberta Ingenuity, Ralph Steinhauer, PIMS ITGC Fellowship in Mathematical Biology; Ph.D. @ UofA [Sept 2008 -- May 2015])
      [Understanding Association Studies]
    • Siamak (Mohsen) Ravanbakhsh (M.Sc. @ UofA [May'08- Sept'09]) (AIFT [2011] PhD @ UofA [Oct'09 - Dec'2014])
      [Message Passing Inference in grpahical models; interpreting NMR spectra -- to help analyze blood or urine samples for diagnosis or prognosis ]
    • Mohsen Hajiloo (Medicine/Science Funding; w/S Damaraju; Ph.D. @ UofA [Sept 2009 - Dec 2013])
      [Using prior bioloigical knowledge to understand SNP data] -- then PDF at Goldenberg Lab [UofToronto], now Amazon [Seattle]
    • Saman Vaisipour (Ph.D. @ UofA [January 2008 - Dec 2013])
      [Batch Effects -- BECCA] -- now at Google (Waterloo)
    • Alireza Farhangfar (NSERC, w/C Szepesvari, Alberta Ingenuity [F2006-S2013])
      [active learning: deciding which images to label to produce an effective classifier]
    • Ilya Levner (NSERC, Killam, Alberta Ingenuity; w/H. Zhang), Ph.D. @ UofA [2004-2008]
      [Using deep nets to automatically learn effective segmenters] [Now at FICO (San Diego)]
    • ChiHoon Lee (NSERC, GRA Rice), Ph.D. @ UofA [2003-2008 (now at Nokia [was Yahoo!])]
      [Producing more effective extensions to CRFs (for labeling brain tumors)]
    • Dan Lizotte (NSERC, Killam, w/D. Schuurmans), Ph.D. @ UofA [2003-2008]) (Now Ass't Prof at UofWaterloo (was PDF @ UofMichigan/McGill)
    • Yuhong Guo (Ph.D. Research Award; w/D. Schuurmans), Ph.D. @ UofA [2002-2007]) (Then Australian National University; now Temple University)
    • Ramana Isukapalli (Rutgers 2007; now at Bell Labs)
    • Tingshao Zhu (Ph.D. @ UofA; then EzSeer, now Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China )
    • Dale Schuurmans (Ph.D. @ UofT; now Prof at UofAlberta)
    • Moninder Singh (on Ph.D. committee, UPenn: now at IBM)
    • Oliver Schulte (on Ph.D. committee, CMU: now Professor at SFU [Philosophy/CS])
  • External for ...
    • Yaling Zheng (PhD @ Univ Nebraska, Lincoln [Prof Steven Scott]; Dec 2011)
    • Deng Kun (PhD @ Univ Nebraska, Lincoln [Prof Steven Scott]; Aug 2009)
    • Mahdi Shafiei (PhD @ Dalhousie [Prof Evangelos Milios]; Aug 2009)
  • MSc students
    • Bhaskar Sen (M.Sc. @ UofA [Feb 2014- Jan 2016])
      [fMRI analysis (w/M Brown); Now; PhD @ U Minneapolis]
    • Zheng Shi (M.Sc. @ UofA [Mar 2014-Dec 2015])
      [Metabolic Endpoints (w/D Wishart)]
    • Ping Jin (M.Sc. @ UofA [Jan 2013-Dec 2014])
      [Estimating Reservation Price -- now Alibaba (China), soon Microsoft]
    • Sina Ghiassian (M.Sc. @ UofA [Dec 2012- Sept 2014]); now PhD at UBC
      [fMRI (w/M Brown)]
    • Meysam Bastani (M.Sc. @ UofA [May 2011- Nov 2013])
      [Intelligent Diabetes Management (w/E Ryan)] -- now ??
    • Robert Tso (M.Sc. @ UofA [Aug 2011-June 2013]
      [Related to Bowel Disease (w/K Madson, R Fedorak (FoMD)] -- now ??
    • Junfeng Wen (M.Sc. @ UofA [Apr 2012-Aug 2013])
      [Covariate Shift (w/C-N Yu)] [Now PhD student, UofA]
    • Navid Zolghadr (M.Sc. @ UofA [May 2011-Jan 2013]) [Now: Blackberry]
      [Formal analysis of Probe Complexity (w/C Szepesvari)]
    • Gagan Sidhu (M.Sc. @ UofA [Feb 2011-July 2012])
      [fMRI (w/Matt Brown])
    • Babak Damavandi (M.Sc. @ UofA [S2010-Nov 2011]; now Researcher at Google [Calif])
      [Understanding the challenges of GWAS]
    • Hsiu-Chin Lin (M.Sc. @ UofA [S2009-F2010]; now PhD at UofEdinburgh)
      [Survival prediction]
    • Tom Eastman (M.Sc. @ UofA [May 2008-Dec 2009]; now at 23&me [Calif])
      [ Using metabolic pathways (eg, KEGG) to better understand metabolic profiles (from urinalysis) ]
    • Farzaneh Mirzazadeh (MSc @ UofA [May 2008-Dec 2009]) (now: PhD at UofA, with RG + D Schuurmans)
      [ Analysing Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) to address treatment toxicity (with CCI) ]
    • Fariba Mahdavifard (M.Sc. @ UofA [Jan'08- Sept'09])
      [ Learning to use microarray data and clinical observation to predict properties of transplant (rejection, GFR, ...)] Now within ATAGC.
    • Maysam Heydari (M.Sc. @ UofA [S2006-Sept'09])
      [Using textures within MRI scans to predict outcome for brain tumor patient (Brain Tumor Analysis Project)]
    • Babak Bostan (M.Sc. @ UofA w/D. Szafron [May'08-Sept'09])
      [ Predicting which proteins on one organism participate in specific signaling pathways based on homology with other organisms (within Proteome Analyst) ]
    • Jieshan (Shanny) Lu (w/V Bulitko, M.Sc. @ UofA [S2008- Summer 2009])
      [ Learning effective policy for multi-agent target pursuit ]
    • Liyuang (Spike) Li (M.Sc. @ UofA [S2007- Summer 2009])
      [ Budgeted learning of belief net parameters -- decide which (instance, attribute) probes are best, for learning a generative model.]
      [Now at Amazon (was YaddaYadda / EMC)]
    • Wei Wei (M.Sc. @ UofA [Mar 2007-Dec 2008])
      [ Analysing Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) to predict breeding value for cattle (with AgFor) ]
      [Now at CGI, Edmonton]
    • Alejandro Isaza (w/M Buro, M.Sc. @ UofA [S2007-...])
      [Using Cover set heuristics to produce policy for multi-agent target pursuit -- cops and robbers]
      [Now at ??]
    • Peter Wang (Graduate Scholarship) [S2006-2007]
    • Nasimeh Asgarian M.Sc. @ UofA [F2004-2007] -- now AICML employee
    • Aloak Kapoor (NSERC), M.Sc. @ UofA F2004-2005 -- now IBM (Edmonton)
    • Marianne Morris (w/J Sander), M.Sc. @ UofA F2002-S2005 -- now teaching at Grant McEwan
    • Mark Schmidt MSc @ UofA [F2003-S2005]; then PhD student @ UBC, then ... now Ass't Prof at UBC
    • Jack Newton (NSERC), M.Sc. @ UofA [2001-04] -- then at ChenomX, now RocketFuel
    • Brett Poulin ( w/D. Szafron), M.Sc. @ UofA [2002-04]) -- then Medical School (UofCalgary), now MD
    • Roman Eisner (w/D. Szafron), M.Sc. @ UofA [2002-04]) -- then Human Metabolome Project (UofAlberta), then ... now at MTI
    • Peng Wang (w/D. Lin), M.Sc. @ UofA (2004) -- SmartTechnology, Calgary
    • Lihong Li (w/V. Bulitko, M.Sc. @ UofA [2002]; then PhD at Rutgers, then Yahoo! (2009))
    • Xiaomeng Wu (M.Sc. @ UofA [2001]; now PhD at UofA)
    • Zhiyong Lu (w/D. Szafron, M.Sc. @ UofA [2001-03]; now PhD at Colorado)
    • Dan Lizotte (M.Sc. @ UofA [2001-03]; now PhD at UofA)
    • Ajit Singh (M.Sc. @ UofA [2001-03], now PhD at CMU)
    • Haiyan Zhang (M.Sc. @ UofA, Pharmacy, with D. Wishart -- Jan 2002 [Now at Alberta Cancer Board])
    • Wei Zhou (M.Sc. @ UofA -- Nov 2001 [Now Ph.D. student at UofWaterloo])
    • Benjamin Korvemaker (M.Sc. @ UofA; now at AmikaNow!)
    • Tim Van Allen (M.Sc. @ UofA -- Oct 2000; now at digiMine)
    • Gao Yong [w/J Culberson] (M.Sc. @ UofA, Dec 2000)
    • Karsten Verbeurgt (M.Sc. @ UofToronto)
    • Joe Likuski (M.Sc. @ UofToronto)
    • Cindy Chow (M.Sc. @ UofToronto)
  • Undergraduate students
  • High School students (HIP, etc)
    • Jaykumar Patel [HIP: May 2014 - Aug 2014 (Cancer Research, w/S Damaraju, N Asgarian)]
    • Alex Sampley [w/Bret Hoehn] (BTAP; Summer 2012) [Now: UofA UGrad]
    • Mona Wankhade [w/Nasimeh Asgarian] (VAMP, HapMap3 -- Summer 2012) [Now: UofA UGrad]
    • Shayne Richard Baumgartner [w/Kit Chen, Meysam Bastani] (Diabetes -- Summer 2012) [Now: UofA UGrad]
  • Research Scientists, Employees
    (Aug 2008)