Jim Plank's students -- past and present
(Last updated 9/2016). 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
- Adam Disney. Started in 2013.
- John Reynolds. Started in 2015.
- 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 a stint 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.
- Aaron Young. Started in 2016. I'm not sure whether Aaron is technically my student or Mark Dean's...
- Shawn Cox. 2016.
- Bryan Burke. 2015.
- Michael Jugan. 2013. After graduating, Michael went to Amazon.
- Taylor Morris. 2013. After graduating, Taylor went to L-3.
- William Pierce. 2013. After graduating, Billy went to Cisco.
- Scott Simmerman. 2009. After graduating, Scott wen 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.
- Dorian Arnold. 1998. Dorian went to get his PhD at Wisconsin, and then to the University
of New Mexico.
- 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.
- Victoria Florence: 2016.
- Grant Bruer: 2016.
- Alex Klibisz: 2015, 2016.
- Aaron Young: 2016. (-> MS program here)
- Kelley Deuso: 2015. (-> MS program here)
- John Burnum: 2013, 2015 Haslam Scholar Advisor.
- John Reynolds: 2014, 2015. (-> PhD program here)
- Shawn Cox: 2014. (-> PhD program here)
- Ben Arnold: 2013. (-> ArenaNet LLC, game development)
- Allen McBride: 2013. (-> PhD program here)
- 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)