Congratulations to 2016 Ph.D. and M.S. Graduates and Post Docs

Join us in wishing our recent graduates well as they move on to new jobs around the country and the world. Three cheers to one and all!   

ISR GraduatesGerald Bortis (Ph.D., advisor A. van der Hoek) is now VP of Platform at Mirth.

Thomas Debeauvais (Ph.D., advisor C. Lopes) is now a Data Scientist at Twitch.

Michael Gorlick (Ph.D., advisor R. Taylor) has resumed his role as a senior member of the technical staff at The Aerospace Corporation.

Maryam Khademi (Ph.D., advisor C. Lopes) is now a Research Scientist at Intel Corp.

Shibani Konchady (M.S., advisor D. Redmiles) has accepted a position at Amazon in Seattle.

Yubo Kou (Ph.D., advisor B. Nardi) has taken a post-doctoral position at Purdue Polytechnic in the Department of Computer Graphics Technology.

Consuelo Lopez (M.S., advisor A. van der Hoek) is returning to her home country, Argentina, where she is planning to continue her education and pursue a Ph.D. 

Hitesh Sajnani (Ph.D., advisor C. Lopes) has taken a position with the Tools for Software Engineering (TSE) group at Microsoft Research.

Hamid Bagheri

Martin Shelton (Ph.D., advisor B. Nardi) is a 2016 Knight-Mozilla OpenNews Fellow at the New York Times.

Fernando Spanghero (M.S., advisor A. van der Hoek) is on the job market.

Sara Triplett (M.S., advisor A. van der Hoek) is a Lead Development Actuary at FIS.

We also bid a fond farewell to Assistant Project Scientist Hamid Bagheri, who has been at ISR for the past year working with Prof. Sam Malek, has taken a tenure track Assistant Professor position at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. 

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