Principal Investigator

Manjunath

Director, Center for Bio-image Informatics
Vice Chair and Undergraduate Program Director
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9560

manj [at] ece [dot] ucsb [dot] edu
(805) 893 7112

Alumni

Name Year Degree Thesis Where they went
Santhoshkumar Sunderrajan 2014 Ph.D.

Pinger

Carter De Leo 2013 Ph.D. Google
Vignesh Jagadeesh 2013 Ph.D. eBay Research
Jiejun Xu 2013 Ph.D (CS)

HRL, Malibu

Swapna Joshi 2012 Ph.D. Theranos Inc.
Gautam Korlam 2012 Lookout, San Francisco
Zefeng Ni 2012 Ph.D. University of Technology, Sydney
Golnaz Abdollahian 2011 Postdoc PhD, Purdue University
Pratim Ghosh 2011 Ph.D. Microsoft
Mehmet Emre Sargin 2010 Ph.D. Google
James Kleban 2010 Ph.D. Microsoft
Luca Bertelli 2009 Ph.D. Mayachitra, Inc., Santa Barbara, CA (2009); Like.Com and Google (2010- present)
Elisa Drelie Gelasca 2009 Researcher Elisa joined the Center for Bio-Image Informatics after receiving her PhD from EPFL. She was with the center till 2009.
Emily Moxley 2009 Ph.D. Google
Anindya Sarkar 2009 Ph.D. BioImagene; now Rosch.
Zhiqiang Bi 2008 Researcher Yahoo! (Zhiqiang completed his PhD in Physics and MS in Computer Science from CMU in 2002. He was a full time researcher at the Center for Bioimage Informatics till 2008.)
Laura Boucheron 2008 Ph.D. Assistant Professor, New Mexico State University
Michael Quinn 2008 Ph.D. Mathworks, Natick, MA
Nhat Vu 2008 Ph.D. Fair Isaac, San Rafael, CA
Jiyun Byun 2007 Ph.D. Mayachitra, Inc., Santa Barbara, CA.
Charles Kenney 2007 Faculty Dr. Kenney was a VRL faculty affiliate till he retired in 2007.
Ibrahim El-Khalil 2006 M.S. Boeing Satellite Systems, El Segundo, CA
Marco Zuliani 2006 Ph.D. Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA.
Sitaram Bhagavathy 2005 Ph.D. Thomson Corporate Research, Princeton, NJ. (2005-10)
Motaz El-Saban 2005 Ph.D. Cairo University and Microsoft, Egypt
Kaushal Solanki 2005 Ph.D. Mayachitra, Inc., Santa Barbara, CA. (2005-10); EyeNuk (2010-current).
Ken Sullivan 2005 Ph.D. Mayachitra, Inc., Santa Barbara, CA.
Baris Sumengen 2004 Ph.D. Ojos Inc., Redwood City, CA. (was Like.com till 2010). Now at Google.
Xinding Sun 2004 Ph.D. Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA
Jelena Tešić 2004 Ph.D. IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, NY (2004-09); Mayachitra, 2009-
Shawn Newsam 2003 Ph.D. Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Livermore, California
University of California Merced
Ching-Wei Chen 2001 M.S. Dolby laboratories, San Francisco
Peng Wu 2001 Ph.D. Imaging Systems Laboratory, HP Labs, Palo Alto, CA
Jong-Jin Chae 2000 Ph.D. Last seen at MarcAny Inc., Seoul, S. Korea
Kapil Chhabra 2000 M.S. CISCO, USA
Daryl Fortney 2000 M.S. Daryl spent a couple of years working in Santa Barbara for a local robotic company, Computer Motion, but decided to take up something more adventurous.
Naveen Reddy 2000 M.S. Hughes Communications Ltd, El Segando, California;
Yining Deng 1999 Ph.D. Imaging Systems Laboratory, HP Labs, Palo Alto, CA
David Lane 1999 M.S. MIT Lincoln Lab
Jay (Albert) Winkeler 1999 M.S. Boeing, St. Louis, Missouri
Rolf Schyoen 1998 M.S. Computer Motion, Goleta, California
Norbert Strobel 1998 Ph.D. Siemens, Germany
George Haley 1997 M.S.
Wei-Ying Ma 1997 Ph.D. Microsoft Research China, Beijing
Hui Li 1993 Ph.D. Google, LinkedIn (2012-)
Kevin Tsai 1993 M.S. Cisco

Visiting Researchers

Name Year Degree Thesis Where they went
Manuel Arturo Deza 2012 Visiting B.S. BS, Univeridad Nacional de Ingenieria, Lima, Peru.
Manesh Kokare, PhD 2012 Visiting Researcher (BOYCAST Post Doctoral Research Fellow) Shri Guru Gobind Singhji Institute of Engineering and Technology, Nanded
Enrique Alegre 2010 Visiting Researcher Dpto. Ingeniería Eléctrica, Sistemas y Automática
Escuela de Ingenierías Industrial e Informática
Universidad de León,24071,León
Spain
Minghui Tian 2009 Visiting Ph.D. Computer Science Dept., University of Science and Technology of China
Takao Ito 2004 Visiting Ph.D.
Gosuke Ohashi 2004 Visiting Ph.D. Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering,
Faculty of Engineering, Shizuoka University, Japan
Till Quack 2004 Visiting M.S. ETH Zurich
Daniela M. U. Sabino 2004 Visiting Ph.D. PhD form Instituto de Física de São Carlos - USP, Brazil
Currently at Ablevision, Brazil.