Students

Kris Gaj

Students (PhD Thesis, MS Thesis, or Research Project)

Current Students


William Diehl
Program: PhD ECE
Previous Degrees: BA CS, Duke, Durham, NC, USA
MS EE, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, USA
Student E-mail: wdiehl'at'masonlive.gmu.edu
Personal E-mail: wdieh001'at'hotmail.com

 

 

 

Ekawat (Ice) Homsirikamol
Program: PhD ECE
Previous Degrees: BS CpE, 2008, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
MS CpE, 2010, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
Student E-mail: ehomsiri'at'gmu.edu
Personal E-mail: ekawat'at'gmail.com

 

 

Brian Jarvis
Program: PhD ECE
Previous Degrees: BE, 2006, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
MS CpE, 2015, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA USA
Current Employer: Amazon Web Services
Position: Software Development Engineer
Student E-mail: bjarvis'at'masonlive.gmu.edu

 

 

Robert Lorentz
Program: PhD ECE
Previous Degrees: MS CpE, 2011, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
BS CS, 2006, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
Current Employer: Amazon Web Services
Position: Software Development Manager
Student E-mail: rlorentz'at'gmu.edu
Personal E-mail: robert.lorentz'at'me.com

 

Rabia Shahid
Program: PhD ECE
Previous Degrees: MS CpE, 2009, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA
BS CpE, 2007, COMSATS, Islamabad, Pakistan
Student E-mail: rshahid'at'masonlive.gmu.edu
Personal E-mail: rabia.shahid4'at'gmail.com

 

 

 

Malik Umar Sharif
Program: PhD ECE
Previous Degrees: MS CpE, 2009, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA
BS Aeronautical Engineering, College of Aeronautical Engineering (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan
Student E-mail: msharif2'at'gmu.edu
Personal E-mail: malik.umar.sharif'at'gmail.com

 

Ted Winograd
Program: PhD ECE
Previous Degrees: MS CpE, 2012, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
BS CpE, 2004, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA
Current Employer: Booz Allen Hamilton
Position: Senior Lead Engineer
Student E-mail: twinogra'at'gmu.edu
Personal E-mail: ted.winograd'at'gmail.com

 


 

Sanjay Deshpande
Program: MS CpE
Previous Degrees: B.Tech ECE (Electronics and Communication Engineering), 2014, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, India
Student E-mail: sdeshpan'at'masonlive.gmu.edu
Personal E-mail: sanjaydeshpande495'at'gmail.com

 

 

Farnoud Farahmand
Program: MS CpE
Previous Degrees: BS EEE (Electrical and Electronics Eng.), 2013, Islamic Azad University, Iran
Student E-mail: ffarahma'at'masonlive.gmu.edu
Personal E-mail: farnoud.farahmand'at'gmail.com

 

 

 

Ahmed Ferozpuri
Program: MS CpE
Previous Degrees: BS EE & BS CS, 2007, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
Student E-mail: aferozpu'at'masonlive.gmu.edu
Personal E-mail: ahmed.ferozpuri'at'gmail.com

 

Vikram Gawade
Program: MS ISA
Previous Degrees: BE CpE, 2012, University of Mumbai, India
Student E-mail: vgawade'at'masonlive.gmu.edu
Personal E-mail: vikram.tp07'at'gmail.com

 

 

 

 



Former Students

2016

Bilal Habib
Program: PhD ECE
Defense date: Jul 2016
Previous Degrees: MS CpE, 2009, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA
BS, 2005, University of Engineering & Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan
Current Employer: Northern Arizona University
Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Personal E-mail: bilalhabib2001'at'gmail.com

 

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2015

Brian Loop
Program: MS CpE
Presentation date: Dec 2015
Previous Degrees: BS CpE, 2009, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
Current Employer: N/A
Position: N/A
Personal E-mail: bdloop'at'gmail.com

Brian Jarvis
Program: MS CpE
Defense date: Dec 2015
Previous Degrees: BE, 2006, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
Current Employer: Amazon Web Services
Position: Software Development Engineer
Student E-mail: bjarvis'at'masonlive.gmu.edu

 

 

Harsh Vachharajani
Program: MS ISA
Defense date: Jul 2015
Previous Degrees: B.Tech, 2013, GANPAT University, India
Current Employer: Deloitte
Position: Application Security Software Consultant
Personal E-mail: harsh91'at'gmail.com

 

 

 

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2013

 

Marcin Rogawski
Program: PhD ECE
Defense date: Jul 2013
Previous Degrees: MS CS, 2003, Military University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland
Current Employer: Cadence Design Systems
Position: Principal Software Engineer
Personal E-mail: mrogawski'at'gmail.com

 

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2012

Ted Winograd
Program: MS CpE
Defense date: Dec 2012
Previous Degrees: BS CpE, 2004, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA
Current Employer: Booz Allen Hamilton
Position: Senior Lead Engineer
Personal E-mail: ted.winograd'at'gmail.com

 

 

Ben Brewster
Program: MS CpE
Defense date: Apr 2012
Previous Degrees: BS CpE& BS EE, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA
Current Employer: Epic
Position: Software Developer
Personal E-mail: benjamib'at'gmail.com

 

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2011

 

Ambarish Vyas
Program: MS CpE
Defense date: Dec 2011
Previous Degrees: BS Electronics & Telecommunications, 2009, University of Pune, Pune, India
Current Employer: Atmel Corp
Position: Digital Design Engineer
Personal E-mail: vyas.ambarish'at'gmail.com

 

 

Robert Lorentz
Program: MS CpE
Defense date: Dec 2011
Previous Degrees: MS CpE, 2011, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
BS CS, 2006, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
Current Employer: Amazon Web Services
Position: Software Development Manager
Personal E-mail: robert.lorentz'at'me.com

 

Brent Roeder
Program: MS CpE
Defense date: Jul 2011
Previous Degrees: CpE, 2005, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA
BS Math, 2000, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA
Current Employer: TechOpp Consulting Inc.
Position: Chief Operating Officer
Personal E-mail: brentwroeder'at'gmail.com

 

Joshua Walters
Program: MS CpE
Presentation date: Jul 2011
Previous Degrees: BS CpE, 2002, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA
Current Employer: DCS Corporation
Position: Modeling and Simulation Engineer
Personal E-mail: joshua.walters'at'yahoo.com 

 

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2010

Ekawat (Ice) Homsirikamol
Program: MS CpE
Defense date: Jul 2010
Previous Degrees: BS CpE, 2008, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
Personal E-mail: ekawat'at'gmail.com

 

 

 

Venkata (Vinny) Amirineni
Program: MS CpE
Defense date: Jul 2010
Previous Degrees: BS CpE, 2008, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
Current Employer: Accenture
Position: Technology Consulting Manager
Personal E-mail: venkata.amirineni'at'gmail.com

 

 

Matthew Estes
Program: MS CpE
Defense date: Jul 2010
Previous Degrees: BS CpE, 1998, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN, USA
Current Employer: Amazon Web Services
Position: Sr. Development Manager
Personal E-mail: estes42'at'gmail.com

 

 

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2008

Bin Zhou
Program: MS CpE
Previous Degrees: MS EE, 2004, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China P.R.
Current Employer: BriSky technology development corp.
Position: Founder and CTO
Personal E-mail: senosy'at'gmail.com

 

John Gibson
Program: MS CpE
Defense date: Apr 2008
Previous Degrees: BS CpE, 2002, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA
Current Employer: US Department of Defense
Position: Computer Engineer
Personal E-mail: johng'at'vt.edu

 

Ryon H. Sumner
Program: MS CpE
Presentation date: Apr 2008
Previous Degrees: BS CpE, 1999, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN, USA
Current Employer: Silent Solutions, Inc.
Position: Software Engineer
Personal E-mail: ryon.sumner'at'gmail.com

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2007

Ramakrishna Bachimanchi
Program: MS CpE
Defense date: May 2007
Previous Degrees: BE Electronics & Communication Eng., 2004, Vasavi College of Eng., OsmaniaUniversity, Hyderabad, India
Current Employer: Jefferson Lab
Position: Electrical Engineer
Professional E-mail:
Personal E-mail: bachimanchi'at'gmail.com

 

Hoang Le
Program: MS CpE
Defense date: May 2007
Previous Degrees: BS in Computer Engineering, 2005, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
Current Employer: Google, DCS (Dynamic Computing Solutions)
Position: Engineer, Researcher, Technologist
Personal E-mail: hleusc'at'gmail.com

 

 

Chandana Anand
Program: MS CpE
Presentation date: May 2007
Previous Degrees: BE EECE (Electrical, Electronics and Communications Eng), 2005, University of Mumbai, India
Current Employer: Ellucian
Position: Manager, Business Intelligence
Personal E-mail: chandana.anand.06'at'gmail.com

 

 

Chang Shu
Program: PhD ECE
Defense date: Feb 2007
Previous Degrees:
Current Employer: Inphi Corp.
Position: Principle Design Engineer
Professional E-mail: changshu'at'marvell.com 
Personal E-mail: dachang1975'at'yahoo.com

 

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2006

Khaleeluddin Mohammed
Program: MS EE
Defense date: Aug 2006
Previous Degrees: B.Tech, 2003, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Hyderabad, India
Current Employer: Broadcom
Position: Principal Engineer
Personal E-mail: mdkhaleel'at'gmail.com 

 

 

Deapesh Misra
Program: MS CpE
Presentation date: Aug 2006
Previous Degrees: BS Electronics and Communication, 2000, National Institute of Engineering, Mysore, India
Current Employer: iDefense, VeriSign Inc.
Position: Security Engineer
Professional E-mail: dmisra'at'verisign.com
Personal E-mail: deapesh_misra'at'yahoo.com 

 

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2005

Milind Parelkar
Program: MS CpE
Defense date: Dec 2005
Previous Degrees: BS in Electronics Engineering, Terna Engineering College, University of Mumbai, India, 2002
Current Employer: Qualcomm
Position: Staff Engineer
Personal E-mail: milind.parelkar'at'gmail.com 

 

Amir H. Sheikh Zeineddini
Program: MS CpE
Defense date: Aug 2005
Previous Degrees: BS in Computer Engineering, Azad University, Tehran, Iran
Current Employer: Xilinx
Position: Product Marketing Manager
Personal E-mail: amir.zeineddini'at'gmail.com

 

 

Ranjeeta Patil
Program: MS CpE
Presentation date: Aug 2005
Previous Degrees: BS in Electronics Engineering, 2002, Terna Engineering College, University of Mumbai, India
Current Employer: Wells Fargo Company
Position: Essbase BI Consultant
Personal E-mail:

 

Nandakishore Sastry
Program: MS CpE
Presentation date: May 2005
Previous Degrees: BS in Electronics & Communication Engineering, 2000, S.J.College of Engineering, University of Mysore, India
Current Employer: Intel
Position: SoC Design Engineer
Professional E-mail: nandakishore.h.sastry'at'intel.com
Personal E-mail: kishsastry'at'gmail.com

 

Allen Michalski
Program: MS CpE
Defense date: May 2005
Previous Degrees: BS EE, 1992, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
Current Employer: Intel Labs, Columbia, SC
Position: Component Design Engineer
Personal E-mail: allen'at'michalskis.net

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2004

Sashisu Bajracharya
Program: MS CpE
Defense date: Dec 2004
Previous Degrees: BS CpE, 2002, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
Current Employer: ASM Research
Position: Software Engineer
Personal E-mail: sbajrach'at'yahoo.com

 

Damian Fedoryka
Program: MS EE
Defense date: Jul 2004
Previous Degrees: BA Theology, Minor in Classical Languages, magna cum laude, 1994, Christendom College, Front Royal, VA, USA
Current Employer: SPAWAR
Position:
Professional E-mail: dfedoryka'at'scires.com
Personal E-mail:

Ashraf Abusharekh
Program: MS CpE
Defense date: Apr 2004
Previous Degrees: BSc, Physics, 2001, Al-Azhar University, Gaza, Palestine
Current Employer: Select Technology Corp. ltd, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Select Technology Corp. ltd
Position: Research Scientist, Senior Researcher
Personal E-mail: ashraf.abusharkh'at'gmail.com 

 

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2003

Nghi Nguyen
Program: MS CpE
Defense date: Dec 2003
Previous Degrees: BS CpE, 2002, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
Current Employer:
Position:
Personal E-mail: nguyen.nghi'at'gmail.com 

 

 

Timothy Grembowski
Program: MS EE
Defense date: Dec 2003
Previous Degrees: BS EE, 1984, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
Current Employer: BAE Systems
Position: Memory Test Engineer
Professional E-mail: tim.grembowski'at'baesystems.com 

 

 

Paul Kohlbrenner
Program: MS CpE
Defense date: Nov 2003
Previous Degrees: BS Math/CS, 1984, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Current Employer: Pinnacle Solutions
Position: Member of the Professional Staff
Personal E-mail: paul'at'pk40.com 

 

 

Roar Lien
Program: MS CpE
Defense date: Apr 2003
Previous Degrees: BS CpE, 2000, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA
Current Employer: Creative Systems and Design
Position: Software Engineer
Personal E-mail: roar.lien'at'gmail.com

 

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2002

Charikleia Zouridaki
Program: MS CpE
Defense date: May 2002
Previous Degrees: BS Physics, 2000, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Current Employer: Sprint Nextel
Position: Telecom Design Engineer
Personal E-mail: charikleia'at'gmail.com

 

 

Pawel Chodowiec
Program: MS CpE
Defense date: Mar 2002
Previous Degrees: BS EE, 1998, Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland
Current Employer: JDS Uniphase
Position: FPGA Engineer
Personal E-mail: Pawel.Chodowiec'at'fpga-house.com

 

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2000

Joe Ziegler
Program: MS EE
Defense date: Mar 2000
Previous Degrees: BS EE, Penn State University
Current Employer: Virginia Tech
Position: Software Engineer
Personal E-mail: jfziegler8'at'gmail.com

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