Students


Ph.D. Students Advised

Ph.D. Committees Served On


MS Students Advised

MS Committees Served On


MFA Committees Served On

Ph.D. Advisor for:

Current (6)


Viktor Mateevitsi

Mike Lewis


Arthur Nishimoto

Jillian Aurisano

Krishna Bharadwaj

Abeer Alsaiari

Past (12 since 1997)

Alessandro Febretti - '09 - '17
Multiview Immersion in Hybrid Reality Environments - Data Visualization Engineer at Citadel, LLC.

Thomas Marrinan - '10 - '15
Intensive Remote Collaboration using Scalable Visualizations in Heterogeneous Display Spaces - Postdoc at Argonne National Lab

Hui Bui - '09 - '15
OPTIQ: A Data Movement Optimization Framework for Data-centric Applications on Supercomputers - Software Engineer at Microsoft

Hyejung Hur - '07 - '14
Effective Space Organization Design for Large High-resolution Environment - now working at LG

Sangyoon Lee - '06 - '13
Supervised Hybrid Expression Control Framework for a Lifelike Affective Avatar - Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Connecticut College

Ratko Jagodic - '05 - '11
Collaborative Interaction And Display Space Organization In Large High-Resolution Environments - Senior Interaction Designer at Mercedes-Benz R&D

Yu-Chung Chen - '05 - '11
Immersive Empathic Design for Interdisciplinary Collaborations - Software Engineer at Pixar Animation Studios

Alex Hill - '00 - '07
Withindows: A Framework for the Development of Unified Immersive and Workstation Interfaces - Chief Scientist at Merlin, Inc

Tom Peterka - '03 - '07
Dynallax: Dynamic Parallel Barrier Autostereoscopic Display - Computer Scientist, Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory

Jinghua Ge - '00 - '07
A Point-Based Remote Visualization Pipeline for Virtual Reality - Market Analyst at Citadel, LLC.

Kyoung Shin Park - '97 - '03
Enhancing Cooperative Work in Amplified Collaboration Environments - Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Computer Engineering, Dankook University, Korea

Craig Barnes - '94 - '01
Hyper-Programmed Agents for Virtual Environments - Principal Research Engineer at HERE

PhD Committee Member for:

Current (5)

Muhammad Lodhi
Data Mining of Sparse and High-dimensional datasets: A case study of Nursing EHR system

Timothy Luciani
Contextual Similarity Abstraction Techniques for Spatial Data Analysis

Chihua Ma
Visual Analysis Techniques for Spatial-Nonspatial, Dynamic, Multi-Scale and Multi-Run Biological Networks

Sabita Acharya

Anthony Perritano

2017 (27 since 1997)

Priscilla Jimenez
Engaging Emerging Professionals in Design: Devising Mobile Supports for Explainers at STEM Museums

2016

Joey Shelley
Technology Scaffolds Supporting Compromise in a Multivariate Problem Space

2015

Francesco Cafaro
Using Framed Guessability to Design Gesture Suites for Embodied Interaction

Alessandro Gnoli
Nutella: the Construction and Enactment of Simulated Macroworlds

2014

Khairi Reda
Exploratory Visual Analysis in Large High-Resolution Display Environments

Tuan Dang
Interactive Visual Analysis of Images

2013

Cynthia Lafond
Children's Pain: PICU Nurses' Beliefs and Responses to Virtual Human Vignettes (Nursing)

Sungwon Nam
Multi-user Centered Resource Scheduling for Collaborative Display Wall Environments

2012

Anushka Anand
Visual Pattern Detection in High-dimensional Spaces

Yiwen Sun
Articulate: Creating Meaningful Visualizations from Natural Language

Fei Dong
Automated Inference of Shilling Behavior in Online Auction Systems

2009

Venkatram Vishwanath
LambdaRAM: A high-performance, multi-dimensional, distributed cache for data-intensive applications over high-speed networks

Byungil Jeong
Visualcasting - Scalable Real-Time Image Distribution in Ultra-High Resolution Display Environments

2008

Robert Kooima
Planetary-scale Terrain Composition

Bei Jin
Visualization of Large Scale Confocal Data Using Computer Cluster

2007

Youngho Lee
Development of a Personalized User Interface Framework for Seamless User Interaction in Ubiquitous Virtual Reality (School of Information and Mechatronics, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea)

Chong Zhang
OptiStore - A Data Management Middleware for Very Large Scale Data Visualization

2006

Ding He
AR-PIN/PDC: Flexible Advance Reservation of Intradomain and Interdomain Lightpaths

2005

Cemil Kirbas
Extraction of the Neurovascualr Scaffold in Multimodal Images

2004

Javier Girado
Real-Time 3D Head Position Tracker System With Stereo Cameras Using a Face Recognition Neural Network

2003

Yong-Joo Cho
A Layered Architecture Supporting the Collaborative Design of Virtual Environments for Science Inquiry

Karl Timm
Real-Time View Morphing of Video Streams

2001

Nabil Dajani
3-D Finite-Difference Time-Domain Scattering and Computed Tomography in Microwave Medical imaging

Dave Pape
Ygdrasil: Composing Networked Vitual Environments

2000

Paul Neumann
Virtual Reality Vitrectomy Simulator

1998

Marek Czernuszenko
Modelling Three Dimensional Scenes from Video for Virtual Environments

1997

Jason Leigh
CAVERN and a Unified Approach to Support Realtime Networking and Persistence in Teleimmersion

MS Advisor for:

Current (1)

Shi Yin

2016 (47 since 1998 - 19 thesis and 28 project)

Tomasz Rybiarczyk
[p] TDFA: 3D Contents Exchange Files Viewer for SAGE2

Andrea Rottigni
[t] Serious Games for Virtual Rehabilitation in a Large Scale Virtual Reality Environment

Filippo Pellolio (co-advised with Liz Marai)
[t] SAGEBoard: a Whiteboard for Large Multitouch Displays

Davide Tantillo (co-advised with Liz Marai)
[t] Large Multi-Touch Vertical Displays in Multi-User Competitive Tasks

2015

Krishna Bharadwaj
[t] Textual Annotations Tools for SAGE2

2014

Galen Thomas-Ramos
[p] E-cigarette Survey Prompt Application for Android Mobile Devices

Arthur Nishimoto
[t] Multi-User Interface for Scalable Resolution Touch Walls

Jillian Aurisano
[t] Bacterial GeneNeighborhood Investigation Environment: A Scalable Genome Visualization for Big Displays

Giric Goyal
[p] Sound Utility Module for CAVE2(TM)

Sampath Vijayaragavan
[p] CAV-E-ARTH - A Hybrid Reality Earth Project

2013

Giorgio Cavaggion
[t] Development of an Advanced Method for the Analysis of Topics and Events on Twitter and their Evolution

2011

Rommel Bhargava
[p] A.R.Browser Augmented Reality Browser for Android Device

Ashwini Naik
[p] PANDEMONIUM - Balance 3D Maze Game for Android Device

Bo Li
[p] Development of the leader board and visualization system for game "The day the earth shook"

Arunan Rabindran
[p] LifeLike FSM Tool: A Tool to Design the Avatar Brain"

2010

Kaushal Joshi
[p] Rainfall Runoff and Accumulation Nvidia PhysX SDK assisted simulation on the GPU

Amal Tiwari
[p] Jingles - Android based mobile application to compose music

Andrea Bonanno
[t] Analysis of Affective Reaction of Video Game Players

2008

Shriram Iyer
[p] ENDURANCE Mission Planning GUI and Simulator and Data Visualization Post Processor

Kiran Kamineni
[p] A Content Integrity Service for DSpace - An Open Source Archiving System

Alessandro Febretti
[t] Evaluating the Flash Platform for Web-Based Collaborative Data Visualization

2007

Vijay Krishnamoorthy
[p] Core Drive

Tae Jim Kim
[p] The real-time videowall for LASCO, EIT and SECCHI

Manisha Rajkumar
[p] SAGE Tile Configuration Tool

2006

Arun Gurunathan
[p] Remote MPlayer Interface

Matteo Forfori
[t] Design of a Collaborative Three-Dimensional Storytelling Environment for Children (Politecnico di Milano)

2005

Dure Abro
[p] ShreX: The XML Shredder

Mirko Tettamanti
[t] Three-Dimensional Virtual Classroom for Remote Learning and Training through a Web Interface (Politecnico di Milano)

Pierluigi Taddei
[t] Localizing 3D Straight Line from Single 2D Images (Politecnico di Milano)

2004

Chris Scharver
[t] CrEdit: Tele-Immersive Cranial Implant Design in a Haptic Augmented Reality Environment

2003

OmPrakash Muppirala
[p] Configurable Controls - Interface Builder

Rajvikram Singh
[t] TeraVision: A Distributed, Scalable, High-Resolution Graphics Streaming System

Atul Nayak
[t] Wiggleview: Visualizing Seismic Datasets using Modern Display Systems

Vikas Chowdhry
[p] SPACEGLIDER - Managing remote computers over TCP/IP networks using the concept of hierarchy of users and virtual rooms

Allan Spale
[p] Panels, Tools, and Views: A Framework for Visual Programming

2002

Manjunath Sripadarao
[p] Simulation of Structured Deformable Objects in Virtual Reality

Michael Lewis
[p] TIDE2

Joe Insley
[p] GRAVy: Grid Realtime Resource and Application Visualization

2001

Naveen Krishnaprasad
[t] a Unified and Collaborative Approach for Analyzing Networks

Bhavini Soneji
[p] 3DCeph2000

2000

Arkadiusz Koziol
[p] Jcavern - Java network library and animation client

Nikita Sawant
[t] The Tele-Immersive Data Explorer (TIDE): A Distributed Architecture for Tele-Immersive Scientific Visualization

Ben Goldstein
[t] TANDEM: A component-based framework for interactive collaborative virtual reality

Abhinav Kapoor
[p] CAVE6D - A Tool for Distributed, Interactive, Immersive Visualization of Environmental Data

1998

Tomoko Imai
[t] Virtual Mail

Mohammed DastaGir Ali
[p] CAVE-CAVERN Networking Library

Junna Cui
[p] Design and Implementation of Floor Control for CAVERNsoft

MS Committee Member for:

2016 (65 since 1997)

Giorgio Conte
[t] Visualizing the Intrinsic Geometry of Dynamic Human Brain Connectomes

Marco Cavallo
[t] Merging Worlds: A Location-based Approach to Mixed Reality

2015

Francesco Paduano
[t] BranchingSets: A Visualization Technique for the Interactive Inspection of Biological Pathways

Amruta Nanavaty
[t] Visual Insight into An Ontology Alignment Task

2014

Alexander Simes
[p] Sphere Tracing, Distance Fields, and Fractals

Anosh Mehdi
[p] BLUEWAVES: Social Application for Android Mobile Platform

Abhinaya Balasubramanian
[p] Patient Centric Summary Generation by integrating Discharge summaries and Nursing notes

Emily Taneva
[MS in Oral Science] 2D Evaluation of Palatal Rugae for Human Identification

2013

Vaibhav Govilkar
[p] Immersive Visualization of Rail Simulation Data

Steven Conner
[p] The Design and Implementation of an Electronic Dose Counter

Meriya Susan Thomasr
[p] Visualizing Semantic Explanations in Ontology Alignment

Jeevan Joseph
[p] A Survey on Semantic Explanation of Ontology Matching

Brian Mykietka
[p] DefendAR: Developing an Augmented Reality Game for an Android Device

2012

Daniele Donghi
[t] Porthole: A Decoupled HTML5 Interface Generator for Virtual Environoments

Syed Hassan
[p] Mapping of an object on a terrain and visualizing them on an augmented view of an Android tablet

Paul Grenning
[p] OpenGL Graphics Engine

Dennis Chau
[p] Transforming Dynallax into a Simultaneous 2D/3D Auto-Stereo Workstation

Brad McGinnis
[p] Updates and Extensions of the Dynallax Workstation

2011

Ed Kahler
[p] Cli-Mate, an Interactive Multi-Touch Application for the Visualization of Climate Data

Vineet Singla
[p] 3d Modeling Tool

2010

Joseph Ausmann
[p] TacTile Widgets

2009

Tuan Nhon Dang
[t] Two-Dimensional Dot Plots

Khairi Reda
[t] SocioScape - Spatio-temporal Visual Analysis of Group Dynamics in Social Networks

Sakshi Agrawal
[p] EVL Driving Similar Project

Sujatha Nagarajan
[p] Customizing Dance Dance Revolution pad for Children with Wheelchair

2008

Lukasz Smoron
[p] Apple Based Web Charting Component Using OpenGL API

Sarang Kapadia
[p] AgreementMaker - Enhancements and Research

Dmitri Svistula
[p] Rain Table: Scalable Architecture for Group Oriented Visualization of Real-Time Geoscience Phenomena

Chris Davies
[p] A Software Approach to Rigid Body Dynamics

Don Olmstead
[p] Shade: A Distributed Scene Graph

Jason Gorski
[p] Visual Presentation Services

Chi-Hwa Kim
[p] The study of multicast related system calls for applications making connections to multi multicast groups

2007

Nicholas Schwarz
[t] Distributed Volume Rendering of Very Large Data on High-Resolution Scalable Displays

Umashankar Balasubramanian
[p] Test of Leibowitzs hypothesis using an adaptive up - down staircase method

Vijay Kolappan
[p] Test of Leibowitz's hypothesis using a simple up - down staircase method

Javier Iparraguirre
[t] Making Computing More Efficient Based on New Hardware Architectures

Cole Krumbholz
[t] The LambdaTable: a tiled display tabletop for group interaction with large, high-resolution visualizations

Javid Alimohideen
[p] Design and Implementation of SAGE Display Controller

2006

Arun Rao
[t] CoreWall: A Methodology for Collaborative Visualization of Geological Cores

Michael Barron
[t] A System for Embedding Phenomenon in the Classroom: The Roombugs Architecture and Experience

Matteo Freddi
[t] Three Dimensional Model Reconstruction of a Human Body from a Cloud of Points for Tailoring Applications (Politecnico di Milano)

Riccardo Garofano
[t] Low Cost Reconstruction Techniques Applied to a Human Body for Tailoring Applications (Politecnico di Milano)

2005

Vaidyasubramanian Chandrasekhar
[p] Pre-Surgical Cranial Implant Design with Octree based Virtual Sculpting and 3-D Registration using PARIS(tm) Prototypexs

Saleha Rizvi
[p] Design and Implementation of Corewall Session Database

Salil Kulkarni
[p] A System to Gather, Archive and Plot Performance Data from Applications in Cluster and Network Environment

2004

Arpit Baldeva
[t] Interactive Graphic Composition of Scripts and Queries for Video Databases of Human Motion

Shalini Venkataraman
[p] Volume Rendering of Large Data for Scalable Displays Using Photonic Switching

2003

Tom Peterka
[t] Scientific Visualization of n-Dimensional Attainable Regions

2002

David Haas
[t] The Honeybee Dance: Classroom-Based Science Discovery in a Simulated Environment

2001

Vivek Rajan
[t] A Realistic Video Avatar System for Networked Virtual Environments

Ivan Judson
[p] The MicroMural: A Six Projector Tiled Display

2000

Chang Kwak
Comparison between expert heuristics and user perceptions of news web-site quality

Sateesh Subramanian
[t] View-Dependent Texture Mapping of Video for Realistic Avatars in Collaborative Virtual Environments

Bharath Chakravarthy
Efficient Transfer and Correlation of Data Using JPSockets

1999

Youne-sang Lee
M-Net Light 3.0 Client Graphical User Interface Enhancement

Hiroshi Hayakawa
[p] Ether-Track: Ethernet based tracking system for the CAVE

1998

Marwan Y. Ansari
Volume Rendering Using 3D Texturing and Shelling Methods

Matthew Szymanski
[t] Three Dimensional Design in the CAVE

Fang Wang
[p] Using Live Video to Represent Remote Users in Collaborative Virtual Environment

1997

Swaminathan Narayanan
[t] Adapting the Virtual Reality Modeling Language for use in Immersive Environments

Kyoung Park
[t] Effects of Network Characteristics and Information Sharing on Human Performance

Michelle Afenya
[t] The Impact of Varying Feedback on the Performance of a Discrete Fitts Task in the CAVE

Robert Stevenson
[p] Connecting Virtual Reality To The World: Web-based Interface to the NICE Virtual Garden

Christina Vasilakis
[t] Combining Users' Task Models with a Domain Specific Window Manager to Assist Beamline Control

Kai Martin
[p] An Interactive Ocean Wave Model

MFA Committee Member for:


Arunan Rabindran - '10
The Scent of My Monsoon

Lindsay Grace - '09
Critical Gameplay

Joe Insley - '97
Waterlogged, Lucifer Lounge

Senior Design Faculty Advisor for:


Arkadiusz Koziol, Zdeno Sivak, En-Tao Feng - '97
Virtual Map of UIC