Students, Postdocs, Research Scientists

Dana Nau

Last updated December 31, 2015


Postdocs and research scientists

  1. Héctor Muñoz-Avila
    Postdoctoral researcher and assistant research scientist, U. of Maryland and NRL, 1998-2001
    Now at Lehigh University
  2. William Murdock
    Postdoctoral researcher, NRL and U. of Maryland, 2001-2003
    Now at IBM Research
  3. Ugur Kuter
    Research scientist, U. of Maryland, 2006-2011
    Now at SIFT, LLC
  4. Florent Teichteil-Königsbuch
    Visiting research scientist from ONERA, 2007-2008
    Now at Airbus Group Innovations
  5. Inon Zuckerman
    Postdoctoral researcher, U. of Maryland, 2009-2011
    Now at Ariel University Center of Samaria
  6. Patrick Roos
    Postdoctoral researcher, U. of Maryland, 2013-2014
    Now at Miner & Kasch

Ph.D. students

  1. Ping-Chung Chi
    Ph.D., Computer Science, 1988
    Dissertation: In Search of Better Decision Making in Computer Game Playing
  2. George Vanecek
    Ph.D., Computer Science, 1989
    Dissertation: Set Operations on Polyhedra using Decomposition Methods
    Now at FutureWei Technologies
  3. Qiang Yang
    Ph.D., Computer Science, 1989
    Dissertation: Improving the Efficiency of Planning
    Now at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  4. Raghu Karinthi
    Ph.D., Computer Science, 1990
    Dissertation: An Algebraic Approach to Feature Interactions
    Now at Cisco Systems
  5. Subrata Ghosh
    Ph.D., Computer Science, 1994
    Dissertation: Heuristic Search with Limited Resources
    Co-advisor: Ambuj Mahanti
  6. Satyandra Gupta
    Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, 1994
    Dissertation: Automated Manufacturability Analysis of Machined Parts
    Co-advisor: Guangming Zhang
    Now at University of Maryland
  7. William Regli
    Ph.D., Computer Science, 1995
    Dissertation: Geometric Algorithms for the Recognition of Features from Solid Models
    Now at Drexel University
  8. Kutluhan Erol
    Ph.D., Computer Science, 1995
    Dissertation: Hierarchical Task-Network Planning Systems: Formalization, Analysis, and Implementation
    Co-advisor: James Hendler
    Now at Mindlore
  9. Stephen J. J. Smith
    Ph.D., Computer Science, 1997
    Dissertation: Task-Network Planning using Total-Order Forward Search, and Applications to Bridge and to Microwave-Module Manufacture
    Now at Great Game Products
  10. Reiko Tsuneto
    Ph.D., Computer Science, 1999
    Dissertation: Efficient Refinement Strategies for HTN Planning
    Co-advisor: James Hendler
    Now at Space Telescope Science Institute
  11. Amnon Lotem
    Ph.D., Computer Science, 2000
    Dissertation: GraphHTN: Combining Planning Graphs and HTN Planning
    Now at Skybox Security
  12. Mihai Ciocoiu
    Ph.D., Computer Science, 2001
    Dissertation: Ontology-Based Translation
  13. Zhiyang Yao
    Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, 2003
    Dissertation: Geometric Algorithms for Operation Planning of Geometrically Complex Milling Features
    Co-advisor: Satyandra K. Gupta
  14. Ugur Kuter
    Ph.D., Computer Science, 2006
    Dissertation: Planning under Uncertainty: Moving Forward
    Now at SIFT, LLC
  15. Fusun Yaman
    Ph.D., Computer Science, 2006
    Dissertation: Declarative Reasoning about Moving Objects
    Co-advisor: V.S. Subrahmanian
    Now at BBN
  16. Tsz-Chiu Au
    Ph.D., Computer Science, 2008
    Dissertation: Synthesis of Strategies for Repeated Games in Noisy Environments
    Now at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology
  17. Austin Parker
    Ph.D., Computer Science, 2008
    Dissertation: Spatial Probabilistic Temporal Databases
    Co-advisor: V.S. Subrahmanian
  18. J. Ryan Carr
    Ph.D., Computer Science, 2012
    Dissertation: Generation and Analysis of Strategies in an Evolutionary Social Learning Game
    Now at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
  19. Patrick Roos
    Ph.D., Computer Science, 2012
    Dissertation: Evolutionary Modeling of Decision Making and Culture
    Now at Miner & Kasch
  20. Ron Alford
    Ph.D., Computer Science, 2013
    Dissertation: Search Complexities for HTN Planning
    Now at US Naval Research Laboratory
  21. Kan-Leung Cheng
    Ph.D., Computer Science, 2014
    Dissertation: Agent Modeling in Repeated Stochastic Games
    Now at Google
  22. Vikas Shivashankar
    Ph.D., Computer Science, 2014
    Dissertation: Hierarchical Goal Networks: Formalisms and Algorithms for Planning and Acting
    Now at Knexus Research
  23. Eric Raboin
    Ph.D., Computer Science, 2015
    Dissertation: Model-Predictive Strategy Generation for Multi-Agent Pursuit-Evasion Games
    Now at Palantir Technologies

M.S. students

  1. Deborah Jones
    M.S., Computer Science, 1985. Research area: solid modeling
  2. Allen Teague
    M.S., Computer Science, 1985. Research area: game-tree search
  3. David Freides
    M.S., Computer Science, 1986. Research area: knowledge representation
  4. Michael Gray
    M.S., Computer Science, 1986. Research area: process planning
  5. Nicholas Ide
    M.S., Computer Science, 1987. Research area: process planning
  6. Qiang Yang
    M.S., Computer Science, 1987. Research area: AI planning
  7. Paul Konigsburg
    M.S., Computer Science, 1988. Research area: game-tree search
  8. Scott Thompson
    M.S., Computer Science, 1989. Research area: process planning
  9. Naresh Gupta
    M.S., Computer Science, 1991. Research area: AI planning
  10. Stephen J. Smith
    M.S., Computer Science, 1991. Research area: computer games
  11. Kiran Hebbar
    M.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1996. Research area: Computer-Integrated Manufacturing.
    Co-advisor: Ioannis Minis
  12. Yue (Jason) Cao
    M.S., Computer Science, 2000. Research area: AI planning.
  13. Tsz-Chiu Au
    M.S., Computer Science, 2002. Research area: AI planning
  14. Okhtay Ilghami
    M.S., Computer Science, 2002. Research area: AI planning
  15. Dan Wu
    M.S., Computer Science. Research area: AI planning
  16. Lingling Zhang
    M.S., Computer Science. Research area: AI planning and multi-agent systems
  17. Fusun Yaman
    M.S., Computer Science, 2004. Research area: AI planning
  18. Nathaniel Waisbrot
    M.S., Computer Science, 2008. Research area: AI planning
  19. Ken Knudsen
    M.S., Computer Science, 2011. Research area: game theory

Undergraduate honors students

  1. Daniel Levine
    B.S., Computer Science, 1992. Research area: search algorithms
  2. Nirupama Chandrasekaran
    B.S., Computer Science, 1994. Research area: computer-aided design
    CMPS Outstanding Senior
  3. Yew Kung
    B.S., Computer Science, 1994. Research area: solid modeling
    CMPS Outstanding Senior
  4. Sze Yuen Wong
    B.S., Computer Science, 1997. Research area: AI planning
  5. Adam Bargteil
    B.S., Computer Science, 2000. Research area: computer bridge
  6. Adam Beytin
    B.S., Computer Science, 2006. Research area: atom planning
  7. John Youngshik Shin
    B.S., Computer Science, 2006. Research area: AI planning
    CMPS Outstanding Senior