Center at the 210th Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Graduation Ceremony, Degrees: May 29th, 2016

During the 210th Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Graduation Ceremony the following students received degrees:

  • US Army Col. Thomas Babbitt (May, 2016), Ph.D., advisor Prof. Boleslaw K. Szymanski, thesis title: "Information Assurance in Resource Constraint Networks," Dr. Babbitt joins the US Military Academy at West Point, NY as Academy Assistant Professor;
  • Hao Li (December 2015), Ph.D., adisor: Prof. Heng Ji, thesis title:"Moving from News to Social Media : Unsupervised Knowledge Enrichment for Event Extraction," Dr. Li joined SmartFinance LLC, New York, NY as data scientist;
  • Mingming Chen (December, 2015), Ph.D., advisor Prof. Boleslaw K. Szymanski, thesis title: "Discovering Community Structure by Optimizing Community Quality Metrics,"  Dr. Chen joined Google, Mountain View, CA as software engineer;
  • Bo Yuan (May 2016), M.S., advisor Prof. Boleslaw K. Szymanski, thesis title: "Sentiment Analysis of Twitter Data";
  • Ashwin Bahulkar (May 2016), M.S., advisor Prof. Boleslaw K. Szymanski;
  • Andrew Thompson (May 2016), M.S.