If you are a student interested in joining our group, please see this note.

Group Members

PhD Students

yifan_yang Yifan Yang [Homepage]

Yifan is a 2nd year Ph.D. student in Integrated System Engineering at The Ohio State University. He obtained his MSc in Statistics from Georgia Tech, and dual BSc degrees in Mathematics and Economics from University of Washington, Seattle. His main research interests lie in decision making under uncertainty, data analytics and optimization.

MSc Students

jessica_griffin Jessica Griffin [LinkedIn]

Jessica received her bachelor’s summa cum laude at Ohio State in industrial and systems engineering with a minor in humanitarian engineering. She is pursuing her master’s in industrial and systems engineering with a specialization in supply chain and logistics. Her internships include NCT Ventures, Eaton Co., Engie N.A., and General Mills. Jessica volunteers with Buckeye Food Alliance and planned mental health events for the College of Engineering. Her previous research focused on designing an anti-racist technology course.
abhishek_vijaykumar Abhishek Vijaykumar [Homepage][LinkedIn]

Abhishek is a 2nd year Master's student in the ECE department at Ohio State University. His research interest lies in the area of machine learning and signal processing. Outside of college and research, he is a big basketball fan and enjoys playing tennis.
avatar_icon Xue Zheng

Xue is 2nd year MSc student in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Ohio State.

Undergraduate Students

abby_nichter Abby Nichter [Homepage][LinkedIn]

Abby is a third-year Computer Engineering undergraduate student at The Ohio State University. She hopes to use her degree to work in industry for a few years post-graduation, then hopes to return to university to study for her Master’s Degree. She also serves as the Society of Women Engineering Education Co-Director at OSU. Outside of academic and research interests, Abby enjoys stand-up paddle boarding, trying new recipes, and expanding her yoga practice.
avatar_icon Yiqiao Liao

Yiqiao is a rising senior in Computer Science at The Ohio State University.
avatar_icon Mingwei Qiu

Mingwei is a rising junior in Computer Science at The Ohio State University.
avatar_icon Russell Zhu

Russell is a second year student in Computer Science at The Ohio State University.





Becoming a member

Prospective graduate students: We are always looking for motivated Ph.D. students, with a strong mathematical background and interest in interdisciplinary research, to join our research group. We recruit students from both ISE and ECE. If you are interested in joining our group, please apply directly to the graduate program in either ISE or ECE depending on your background and interests, and mention my name in your application. If you would like to send me an email, please include your CV and a brief description of your research experience and interests. I apologize in advance as I am unable to respond to all emails.

Undergraduate students at OSU: If you are interested in our group’s research, please send me an email with your CV and a brief description of any past research/project experiences.