Current Lab Members
Long Bao received B.S. and M.S. degrees, both in electrical engineering (2011 and 2014), from Hunan University in Changsha, China. He is currently working on his Ph.D. program in electrical engineering at Tufts University. His research interests are image quality assessment, image denoising, image coloring, and multimedia security. He is a student member of IEEE and IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu (IEEE-HKN).
Casey Corrado is a senior studying mechanical engineering and will be continuing at Tufts next year to pursue a master’s degree. In the lab, she works on developing UAVs for first responders to use in disaster situations. She is an active member of Tufts’ Society of Women Engineers chapter and volunteers with Karen Panetta’s Nerd Girls group. When she’s not thinking about engineering, she enjoys skiing and traveling.
Ozan Erat received a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Sakarya University in Turkey and an M.S. degree from Northeastern University. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering at Tufts University. His research interests include image color enhancement, edge detection, image quality assessment, and computer networks. He is a student member of IEEE.
Arash Samani is an IEEE senior member and works at MITRE Corporation. His work experience is in the fields of digital signal processing, image processing, digital communications, wireless, radar, and embedded systems. He received a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Toosi University of Technology and an M.S. degree in electrical engineering from University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH). He is currently a Ph.D. candidate in electrical engineering at Tufts University in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and his research focuses on different aspects of image processing from the perspective of Human Visual Systems under the supervision of Karen Panetta.
Qianwen (Wendy) Wan received B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering at Tufts University. Her current research interests include facial recognition, video processing, and related topics in signal and image processing.
Former Lab Members
Chiamaka Chima received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Tufts University and a M.S. degree at Tufts in 2016. Her research focuses on the enhancement of electro-laryngeal speech. Outside the lab, her interests include languages and cultures, biking, food, electronics, and recently cars and audio.
Chen Gao received a B.S degree in electrical engineering from Beijing Normal University in China in 2008 and an M.S degree in electrical and computer engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of NYU in 2010. She received her Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Tufts University. Her research interests include image contrast enhancement, color enhancement, edge detection, and image quality assessment. She is a student member of IEEE, WIE, and SPIE.
Shahan Nercessian received B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Tufts University. He is currently a technical staff member in the Airborne Radar Systems and Techniques Group at MIT Lincoln Laboratory. His research interests include SAR/ISAR imaging, automatic target recognition, bistatic radar, and related topics in radar signal and image processing.
Ethan Danahy is a research assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at Tufts University.
Tom Baran is a visiting lecturer and research affiliate in the Digital Signal Processing Group in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Yicong Zhou is an assistant professor of computer and information science at the University of Macau in China.
Sadaf Qazi was an engineer at Raytheon and is now a Technology Teaching Fellow with the Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP). The KIPP school program is a national public charter school system that works with underrepresented communities around the United States with a mission to get students to and through college.
Matt Lyman is director of software at Amazon Robotics.
Nevin McConnell is hardware engineering manager at Nest.
Michael Mattioli is an associate professor at Indiana University Bloomington.
Barghavi Govindarajan has a B.E. in electrical engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science in Pilani, India, and an M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Tufts University. During her graduate studies with Karen Panetta’s lab at Tufts, she worked on image processing algorithms using mathematical models that applied to binary information. In March 2015, she founded wizroot, inc., which offers elite education-consultancy services, including research and technical mentorship, for career advancement. She is also a full-time software professional.
Eric Wharton is a systems engineer at Lockheed Martin.
Nicholas Davis is a software engineer at Rapid7.
Alex Henry is a technical intern at MITRE.
Jay Kim is the chief technology officer at APX Labs
Brendan Providence (Volpe Center)
Robert Kogan (Google)
Roanaak Kabir (Raytheon)