Suren_Jayasuriya                                                                       

Suren Jayasuriya is an assistant professor at Arizona State University, in the School of Arts, Media and Engineering (AME) and Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering (ECEE). Before this, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. Suren received his Ph.D. in ECE at Cornell University in Jan 2017 and graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2012 with a B.S. in Mathematics (with departmental honors) and a B.A. in Philosophy.

His research interests range from computational cameras, computer vision and graphics, machine learning, sensors, STEAM education, and philosophy. In his spare time, he enjoys playing and listening to jazz, reading/discussing philosophy, and traveling.

Contact: sjayasur "at" asu.edu

albert

 

Albert Reed is a 3rd year PhD student at Arizona State University, in the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering (ECEE). Albert received his BS degree in Electrical Engineering at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology in May 2018. Albert received the NDSEG Fellowship in 2020. His research interests are in machine learning and image/signal processing, in particular applied to synthetic array imaging, tomography, and medical imaging.

Contact: awreed "at" asu.edu

Jianwei

 

 

Jianwei Zhang is a 3rd year Ph.D. student in the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering (ECEE) at Arizona State University. He is co-advised by Dr. Jayasuriya and Dr. Visar Berisha. Jianwei received his B.S. degree in Electrical and Information Engineering from Beijing Institute of Technology, China in 2015, and received M.S. degree in Communication Engineering from the Technical University of Munich, Germany in 2017. His research interests are in machine learning and signal processing on bio/medical monitoring sensors including audio/speech processing and image/video.

Contact: jzhan396 "at" asu.edu

 

 

Sreenithy Chandran is a 2nd year PhD student at Arizona State University, in the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering (ECEE). She received her MS in ECEE from ASU in 2019, and a BEng in Electronics and Communications from Anna University, India in 2017. Her research interests are in computer vision and machine learning, particularly light transport and non-line-of-sight (NLOS) imaging.

Contact: schand56 "at" asu.edu

odrika

 

Odrika Iqbal is a 2nd year PhD student at Arizona State University in the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering (ECEE). She is co-advised by Dr. Jayasuriya and Dr. Andreas Spanias. Odrika received her BSc degree in EEE at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology in September 2017. Her research interests are in computational imaging, machine learning and computer vision.

Contact: oiqbal "at" asu.edu

Madeleine

Madeleine Jennings is a 2nd year PHD student at Arizona State University - Polytechnic Campus, pursuing a PhD in Engineering Education Systems and Design and a MS in Human Systems Engineering. They are co-advised by Dr. Jayasuriya and Dr. Nadia Kellam. Madeleine received the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship in 2019. They received a BS in Manufacturing Engineering from Texas State University - San Marcos in 2018. Madeleine’s research interests include investigating and improving the experiences of invisible identities in engineering, such as LGBTQIA+ engineering and ex-engineering students. They are also interested in examining and critiquing the engineering and engineering education institution to determine how its current structure can serve to marginalize minority communities. 

Contact: mfjenni1 "at" asu "dot" edu

greg

 

 

Greg Vetaw is a 2nd year PhD student at Arizona State University, in the School of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering (ECEE). He has received the Dean's Fellowship from the Fulton Schools of Engineering at ASU. His research interests are in computer vision, light transport, and acoustic image processing.  

Contact: gvetaw "at" asu.edu

 

 

 

Joshua Rego is a 1st year PhD student at Arizona State University in the school of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering (ECEE). Previously, he obtained his MS in Electrical Engineering at ASU in 2020, and a BSE in Electrical Engineering at ASU in 2017. His research interests are in computational photography including lensless imaging and cameras and light transport.  

Contact: jdrego "at" asu.edu

Victor Torres

Victor Torres is a 1st year MS student at Arizona State University in Computer Engineering. He received his BEng from Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) in 2020. Victor has received the Fulbright-García Robles Scholarship from the Mexico-United States Commission for Educational and Cultural Exchange. His research interests are in embedded systems and artificial intelligence.

Contact: vtorresm "at" asu.edu

 

Cameron Whyte is a MS student at Arizona State University in Mathematics and Statistics. He received his BS in Math/Stats from ASU in 2020. His research interests are in machine learning and neural networks. 

Contact: cswhyte "at" asu.edu

Karthik

 

 

Karthik Kulkarni is a 2nd year MS student at Arizona State University, in the School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering (CIDSE). He received BEng from BMS College of Engineering, India in 2016. He is currently co-advised by Dr. Suren Jayasuriya and Dr. Ariane Middel. His research interests are in the field of thermal imaging, deep learning and lidar segmentation.  

Contact: kkulkar4 "at" asu "dot" edu

 

 

Olivia Christie is a BS student at Arizona State University in the school of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering (ECEE). Her research interests are in robotics, embedded computer vision, and heat sensing. 

Contact: ochrist4 "at" asu.edu

dominique

 

 

Dominique Dredd is currently a second-year student at ASU majoring in Digital Culture with a minor in Art. She is originally from Tyler, Texas but has been an Arizona resident for thirteen years. She hopes to work in a creative environment after graduation, possibly as an art director. When not in school, she enjoys traveling, reading fantasy novels, or making art. She is currently working as an undergraduate research assistant on the intersection of STEAM education and Zen philosophy.   

Contact: ddredd "at" tbird.asu.edu

michael li

 

Michael Li is a BS student at Arizona State Unversity in the school of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering (CIDSE). His research interests are in computational photography and computer graphics. 

Contact: mlli1 "at" asu "dot" edu

 

Collaborating Students:

Sameeksha

 

Sameeksha Katoch is a Ph.D. student in the School of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering at Arizona State University, co-advised by Prof. Andreas Spanias and Prof. Pavan Turaga. She received a B.Tech. in Electronics and Communication engineering from National Institute of Technology Srinagar, India, in 2015, and an M.S. in electrical engineering from Arizona State University in 2018. Her research interests involve computer vision, deep learning and AI for healthcare.

Alumni:

MS Students:

Joshua Rego, MS student 2018 - 2020. Next position: PhD student at ASU.

John Janiczek, MS student 2018-2020. Next position: SoundHound Inc.

Sreenithy Chandran, MS student 2017 - 2019. Next position: PhD student at ASU. 

BS/BA Students

Cameron Whyte, Honors Thesis 2020. Next position: MS at ASU. 

Divya Mohan, SenSIP REU student from UC Berkeley, 2018, Position after ASU: Data Science Internship at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 

Catherine Hong, High School Intern from Basis Chandler, 2019. Next Position: Undergraduate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Celine Cheung, FURI Summer 2019, Current: ASU Bachelors in CS