Research Visitors and Graduate Students


*Current PhD students and Research Assistants at GT:

·         Wen-Qi Cao

·         Mehmet Emre Gursoy

·         Semih Sahin

·         Stacey Truex

·         Emre Yigitoglu

·         Lei Yu

*On-leave Graduate Students

·         Matt Weber

·         Kipp Jones

·         Anand Murugappan

*Advices to Graduate Students

·         Be persistent, hard working, and creative. Be happy, confident, and honest.

·         Read all the relevant papers from major journals and conferences on any subject you choose to work on. Reading is an important part of your learning.

·         Thinking is more important than reading. Reading with a specific problem in mind is a good way of thinking.

·         Articles I recommend you to read:

o       Useful Things to Know About Ph. D. Thesis Research by Professor H.T. Kung, Harvard.

o       Follow your heart by Andrew Mattews.

*PhD Students Graduated from GT


*External PhD Students Co-Advised.

·         Prof. Dr. Renato Fileto

·         Dissertation: A POESIA Approach for Data and Service Integration in the Semantic Web

·         Graduated December 2003

·         Currently with Federal University of Santa Catarina.

*Current and Past Visiting PhD Students

·         Xianqiang Bao

·         Dr. Cui Bin

·         Dr. Xinxin Fan

·         Dr. Qinyuan Feng

·         Dr. Renato Fileto

·         Prof. Dr. Hui Li

·         Dr. Yiduo Mei

·         Dr. Zhiyuan Su

·         Dr. Pu Xing

·         Dr. Hua Yan

·         Dr. Yuehua Wang

·         Dr. Rui Zhang

·         Dr. Xu Zhao

·         Dr. Mingdong Zhu


*Current and Past Faculty Visitors

·         Prof. Dr. Joonsoo Bae (Chonbuk National Univ., South Korea)

·         Prof. Haopeng Chen (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)

·         Prof. Dr. Wonik Choi (Inha University, Incheon, Korea)

·         Prof. Dr. Yon Dohn Chung (Korea University, Soul, Korea)

·         Prof. Dr. Zhengtao Jiang (Communication University, Peking, China)

·         Dr. Yun Li (ShangHai Jiaotong University)

·         Prof. Dr. Yinglong Ma (North China Electric Power University, Beijing, P.R.China)

·         Dr. Eladio Martin (Spain)

·         Prof. Dr. Evaggelia Pitoura (University of Ioannina)

·         Prof. Dr. Yi Ren (NUDT, China)

·         Prof. Dr. Xiaofeng Rong (Xi'an Technological University)

·         Prof. Dr. Duncan Ruiz (The Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), Brazil)

·         Prof. Dr. Jun Shen (University of Wollongong, Australia)

·         Prof. Dr. Jenq-Foung (J.F.) Yao (Georgia College and State Univ.)

·         Dr. Chiemi Watanabe (Ochanomizu University, Japan).

·         Prof. Dr. Kaidong Wang (Xidian University, China).

·         Prof. Dr. Rui Zhang (Wuhan University of Science and Technology, China).

·         Prof. Dr. Pingpeng Yuan (Huazhong University of Science & Technology, P.R. China)

·         Dr. Oleksii Molchanovskyi, Fulbright Scholar from Ukraine

·         Dr. Yonghun Park, Chungbuk National University, Korea

*PhD Students at OGI

·         Tong Zhou, Currently with Oracle. (co-supervised with Calton Pu)

* PhD Graduate students:

·         Garry Froehlich (co-supervised (during 1995-1997) with Paul Sorenson and Jim Hoover)

o       Topic: Hooks: An Aid to the Use of Object-Oriented Frameworks

o       Graduated August 2000

·         LingLing Yan (co-supervised (during 1994-1997) with Tamer Ozsu)

o       Topic: AURORA

o       Graduated Jan. 2000

o       Currently with IBM Almaden.

*Past Msc students at University of Alberta:

·         Scott Fortin (co-supervised with Randy Goebel)

o       Topic: Data Minig in Bio-engineering applications.

o       Currently the president and CEO of Biotools Incorporated (

·         Dheeraj Madadi

o       Topic: A Performance Study of Internet Search Engines.

o       Graduated April 1998

o       Currently with a Software Company at Texas.

·         Wei Tang

o       Topic: A Personalized Update Monitoring Toolkit Using Continual Queries.

o       Graduated June 1998

·         Kirill Richine

o       Topic: Distributed Query Scheduling in the Context of DIOM.

o       Graduated April 1997

o       Currently with RADDS technologies, Calgary.

·         Henry Yuk-Kuen Chan.

o       Topic: Extended Transaction Models in Non-traditional database systems.

o       Graduated Jan 1996

o       Currently with IBM Canada -- DB2 group

·         Yooshin Lee

o       Topic: A Prototype of the DIOM Query Mediation Methodology.

o       Graduated July 1996

o       currently with IBM Canada -- Internet Service Group

·         Balwinder Purewal.

o       Topic: Security and Authorization in OODB Systems.

o       Graduated July 1996

o       Currently with a software company in Edmonton

·         Alice Tong.

o       Topic: Index Techniques for OODBs.

o       Graduated April 1997

o       Currently with a software company in HK

·         James Cheung Lam.

o       Topic: Content-based Indexing Techniques for Image Databases

o       Graduated April 1997

o       Currently with Nortel, Ottawa

Last updated April 15, 2014. Ling Liu (lingliu at cc dot gatech dot edu)