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 (7)


Viktor Mateevitsi

Mike Lewis


Shi Yin


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

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 (0)

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