Jim Plank's students -- past and present
(Last updated 9/2018). If you should be on this list and you're not, please let me know.
I used to have more information here rather than less, but it's too difficult to keep track
- Charlie Rizzo. Started in 2019.
- Nick Skuda. Started in 2019.
- John Reynolds. 2019. "Reservoir Computing in an Evolutionary Neuromorphic Framework."
John is a Machine Learning Engineer at LucD in Nashville.
- Adam Disney. 2018. "Software Support for Dynamic Adaptive Neural Network Arrays."
Adam is at ORNL.
- Wael Elwasif. 2004. "The Internet Backplane Protocol: Shared storage for enhanced network infrastructure." Wael went to work at ORNL.
- Kim Buckner. 2003.
"Data Access in Wide Area Networks of Heterogeneous Workstations." After stints at Carson Newman and Oak Ridge, Kim settled at the University of Wyoming.
- Youngbae Kim. 1996. Although Jack Dongarra was Youngbae's
advisor, the three of us collaborated
closely on Youngbae's dissertation, so I'm listing him.
- Brent Hurst. 2020. After graduating, Brent went to teach Computer Science at
Knoxville Christian School.
- Grace Zhao. 2019. After graduating, Grace went to Google.
- Ksenia Burova. 2018. After graduating, Ksenia went to RAM Laboratories (http://www.ramlabs.com/) in San Diego.
- Jacob Davis. 2017. After graduating, Jacob went to Garmin.
- Shawn Cox. 2016.
- Bryan Burke. 2015. After graduating, Bryan worked here in IT.
- Michael Jugan. 2013. After graduating, Michael went to Amazon.
- Taylor Morris. 2013. After graduating, Taylor went to L3.
- William Pierce. 2013. After graduating, Billy went to Cisco.
- Scott Simmerman. 2009. After graduating, Scott went to the Remote Dana Analysis and Visualization Center at UT/ORNL. Scott is a very accomplished jazz pianist (I'll recommend his
CD Notes that Rhyme).
- Mayank Saraogi. 2006. After graduating, Mayank went to Adobe.
- Rebecca Collins. 2004. After graduating, Rebecca went on to get her PhD at Columbia, and
then to Google, NYC.
- Linzhen Xuan. 2003.
- Scott Atchley. 2002. Scott went to work for Myricom, and then to ORNL.
- Haihang You. 2001. Haihang got his PhD with Jack Dongarra in 2009.
- Ansel Robateau. 1999. After graduating, Ansel moved to Chicago to work there.
- Rachel Huff (now Morgan). 1999. Rachel is Executive VP at ESC Spectrum in Pensacola.
- Dorian Arnold. 1998. Dorian went to get his PhD at Wisconsin, and
then to the University
of New Mexico as an Assistant/Associate Professor. In 2017, he moved to Emory.
- Lee Hamner. 1998. After graduating, Lee went to DeRoyal.
- Michael Puening. 1997. After graduating, Mike went to work at Cardinal Solutions in Cincinnati.
- Darryl Pace. 1997. After graduating, Darryl moved to Atlanta to work there.
The years are the years in which I advised the students for research.
- John Carmack 2020.
- ChaoHui Zheng 2020.
- Ankush Patel 2019, 2020.
- Kody Bloodworth 2019, 2020. (-> PYA Analytics in Knoxville)
- Syd Shelby 2019.
- Kirolos Shahat 2018. (-> Bluecore in NYC)
- Chris Dean 2018. (-> PhD program at North Carolina)
- Charlie Rizzo 2018, 2019. (-> PhD program here)
- Jeremy Anantharaj 2018. (-> Amazon)
- MaryBeth Burst 2017.
- Trevor Dixon 2017, 2018. (-> Pariveda in Dallas)
- Michael Goin 2017, 2018, 2019. (-> NeuroMagic in the Boston Area)
- Nick Skuda 2017 (Co-advised by Garrett Rose -> Phd program here).
- Grace Zhao 2017, 2018 (Co-advised by Mark Dean -> MS program here).
- Ksenia Burova 2017. (-> MS program here)
- Phillip McKnight 2017. (-> Cisco)
- Victoria Florence: 2016. (-> PhD Program at Michigan)
- Grant Bruer: 2016, 2017, 2018 (-> PhD Program at Georgia Tech).
- Alex Klibisz: 2015, 2016. (-> ORNL, then Avrio Analytics)
- Aaron Young: 2016. (-> PhD program here, advised by Mark Dean)
- Kelley Deuso: 2015. (-> Eastman)
- John Burnum: 2013, 2015 Haslam Scholar Advisor.
- John Reynolds: 2014, 2015. (-> PhD program here)
- Shawn Cox: 2014. (-> MS program here)
- Ben Arnold: 2013. (-> ArenaNet LLC, game development)
- Allen McBride: 2013. (-> PhD program here, advised by Bruce MacLennan)
- Adam Disney, 2012, 2013. (-> PhD program here)
- Andrew LaPrise: 2012. (-> PYA Analytics)
- Taylor Morris: 2012. (-> MS Program here)
- Michael Jugan: 2011. (-> MS Program here)
- Will Houston: 2011. (-> Netapp)
- Parth Deshmukh: 2010, 2011. (-> MS program at Georgia Tech)
- William Pierce: 2010, 2011. (-> MS program here)
- Josh Chandler: 2010. (-> Cisco)
- Devin Robison: 2009, 2010. (-> MS program at Utah, then FusionIO, then Oracle)
- Catherine Schuman: 2008, 2009, 2010, Honors Thesis Advisor. (-> PhD program here, then ORNL)
- Don Lopez: 2009.
- Kevin Hudson: 2009.
- John Garrison: 2005. (-> PhD program at Texas A&M, then to the Missile & Space Intelligence Center in Huntsville, AL)
- Isaac Charles: 2005. (-> PhD program at Brown)
- Rebecca Collins: 2003. (-> MS Program here)
- Stephen Soltsz: 2002. (-> PhD program at Princeton)
- Matthew Allen: 2001. (-> PhD program at UC Santa Barbara)
- Alex Cruikshank: 1995 (-> Epitonic LLC)