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SPiNCOM Alumni

Nasim Yahya Soltani

Nasim Yahya Soltani, U of M, Ph.D. 2014

Assistant Professor, Marquette University 
Research interests: big data analysis, network science, machine learning, statistical signal processing, robust and chance-constrained optimization, smart grid and wireless 
Web
yahya015@umn.edu

Morteza Mardani

Morteza Mardani, U of M, Ph.D. 2015

Post-Doc, Standford University
research interests: network inference and optimization, sparse and low rank recovery
Web
morteza@stanford.edu

Gang Wang

Gang Wang, U of M, Ph.D. March 2018

Post-Doc, SPiNCOM, U of M
research interests: smart power grids, networked system control, and data analytics
Web
gangwang@umn.edu

Liang Zhang

Liang Zhang, U of M, Ph.D. January 2019

Research Engineer, Google
research interests: Deep learning, grid analytics
Web
zhan3523@umn.edu

Dimitris Berberidis

Dimitris Berberidis, U of M, Ph.D. January 2019

Post-Doc
research interests: data science, graph mining
Web
bermp001@umn.edu

Yu Zhang

Yu Zhang, U of M, Ph.D. 2015

Assistant Professor, U of Calif. Santa Cruz
research interests: smart power grids, optimization theory, big data analytics, and wireless communications
Web
zhan1220@umn.edu

Brian Baingana

Brian Baingana, U of M, Ph.D. 2016

Research Engineer, Wind Logic
research interests: statistical signal processing, estimation theory, network science and statistical/machine learning algorithms, statistical analysis of network data
Web
baing011@umn.edu

Yanning Shen

Yanning Shen, U of M, Ph.D. December 2018

Assistant Professor, UC Irvine
research interests: data science, statistical signal processing, optimization with application to brain, gene-regulatory,  financial and social networks
Web
shenx513@umn.edu

Tianyi Chen

Tianyi Chen, Ph.D. January 2019

Assistant Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst.
research interests: optimization, machine learning, cyber physical systems and internet-of-things
Web
chen3827@umn.edu

Fatemeh Sheikholeslami

Fatemeh Sheikholeslami, Ph.D. March 2019

(TBD)
research interests: machine learning, optimization, big data with application to communications and networking
Web
sheik081@umn.edu

 

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