SPiNCOM

Signal Processing in Networking & Communications

SPiNCOM Alumni 2014–2019

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

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yahya015@umn.edu

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

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zhan1220@umn.edu

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

Senior Research Scientist, NVIDIA; formerly postdoc at Stanford U.

research interests: network inference and optimization, sparse and low rank recovery

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morteza@stanford.edu

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

Principal Data Scientist, Oshkosh Corp.; formerly with Wind Logic

research interests: statistical signal processing, estimation theory, network science and statistical/machine learning algorithms, statistical analysis of network data

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baing011@umn.edu

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

Professor, Beijing Institute of Technology, P. R. China

research interests: smart power grids, networked system control, and data analytics

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gangwang@umn.edu

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

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shenx513@umn.edu

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

Senior Software Engineer, Google

research interests: Deep learning, grid analytics

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zhan3523@umn.edu

Tianyi Chen, Ph.D. January 2019

Assistant Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst.

research interests: optimization, machine learning, cyber physical systems and internet-of-things

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chen3827@umn.edu

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

ML Researcher, Apple; formerly with Goldman Sachs; Post-Doc at CMU

research interests: data science, graph mining

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bermp001@umn.edu

Fatemeh Sheikholeslami, Ph.D. March 2019

Research Scientist at Bosch Center for AI

research interests: machine learning, optimization, big data with application to communications and networking

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sheik081@umn.edu