Students

Current Students:

Brandon Byford, PhD student
Topic: Analysis of star trackers

Anthony (Tony) DeRocchis, MSEE student
Topic: Academic analytics

Jeremy Grajeda, MSEE student
Topic: Segmentation of coronal holes

Paul Ortiz, MSEE student
Topic: Video analysis for tracking building occupancy

Mark Roberts, MSEE student
Topic: Analysis of solar high energy particles impacting earth

Zena Stevenson, MSEE student
Topic: Prediction of magnetograms from EUV images

Luis Varela, PhD student
Topic: Hyperspectral deblurring

Zachary Winkler, MSEE student
Topic: Image analysis for precision ranching

Ellery Wuest, MSEE student
Topic: Solar flare prediction from magnetograms using deep learning

Former Students:

Degree Date Thesis/project title
Amani Al-Ghraibah MSEE,
Ph.D.
Dec 2012,
Aug 2015
“Automated Prediction of Flaring Behavior Based on Complexity Measures from Solar Magnetograms,” pdf
“Feature Selection, Flaring Size and Time-to-Flare Prediction Using Support Vector Regression, and Automated Prediction of Flaring Behavior Based on Spatio-Temporal Measures Using Hidden Markov Models” pdf
Steven Bannister MSEE Dec 2012 “New Calibration Technique for All Sky Cameras” pdf
Jezreel Bassett MSEE May 2015 “Solar Flare Prediction through Anomaly Detection of H-alpha Wavelength Images, Incorporating Automated Filament Detection and Characterization” pdf
Jennifer Hu MSEE August 2018 “Automated Image Analysis for Segmenting and Classifying New Mexico Desert Plants” pdfs: thesis, appendices
Binod Kachhepati MSEE Dec 2016 “Application of Short Time Fourier Transform (STFT) in Power Quality Monitoring and Event Classification” pdf
Robert Pham MSEE May 2013 “Detection of Curvilinear Objects Using a Template Based Comparison: Applications to Microscopy and Solar Images” pdf
Christopher Trujillo MSEE May 2017 “Automated Detection and Tracking of Shock Waves: Applications to SWIFT Imagery” pdfs: thesis, appendix A, B, C, D, E
Meghala Valluri MSEE Aug 2013 “Segmentation of Coronal Holes Using Active Contours Without Edges and Detection of Small Boundary Flashes” pdf
Luis Varela MSEE May 2020 “Streak Detection in Wide Field of View Images Using Deep Learning and Data Augmentation” ProQuest link