People

Mert R. Sabuncu

Mert R. Sabuncu

Principal Investigator

Mert received a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University. He was then a post-doctoral fellow at MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. After several years as a faculty member at Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging (Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital), he moved to Cornell where he is Associate Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Broadly speaking, his research interests lie at the intersection of artificial intelligence, biomedical data analysis, and healthcare. [Curriculum Vitae]

Post-doc

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Heejong Kim

Heejong is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Radiology at Weill Cornell Medicine. She obtained her PhD degree in Computer Science from New York University. During her PhD, her research focus was longitudinal atlas building for diffusion MR images. Her research interest lies in discovering computational techniques and their application to medical imaging data. [page]

Graduate Students

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Cagla Deniz Bahadir

Cagla is a first year PhD student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Cornell University. She graduated with a BS degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Bilkent University, Turkey. She, then received the Fulbright Scholarship and graduated with an MS degree in Biomedical Engineering from Cornell University. Her research interests are Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Digital Pathology and Machine Learning. She plays the piano and sings with Cornell University Chorale.
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Sijia Gao

Sijia is currently a third-year PhD student at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Cornell University. She is also appointed as a visiting graduate assistant in Department of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical School. Her research project aims at identifying cortical patterns that promote arousal from a low brain state through brainstem stimulation and the integrated cortical and motor dynamics during anesthesia.
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Zijin Gu

Zijin is currently a first-year PhD student at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Cornell University. She received her B.Eng degree in Electrical Engineering from Zhejiang University, China. Her research focuses on the intersection of machine learning and neuroscience. Now she is interested in applying machine learning algorithms to brain connectivity networks and is working on analyzing the structural and functional connectomes. When she is free, she loves traveling. She also enjoys piano and photography. [github]

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Batuhan Karaman

Batuhan is a second-year PhD student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell. He previously received a BS degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Middle East Technical University. His research interests center around machine learning and its application to biomedical problems. He is currently working on multimodal learning for Alzheimer’s disease. 

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Tianyu Ma

Tianyu is a third year PhD candidate in the department of Physics. Before coming to Cornell, he obtained his undergraduate degree from Emory University with double major in Physics and Mathematics. With interests in artificial intelligence and machine learning, he is currently working on using computer vision and deep learning to analyze medical data for automatic disease diagnosis. During his free time, he likes playing tennis, hiking and skiing. He is also a big fun of classic rock music. His favorite song is ‘wish you were here’ by Pink Floyd. [github]

Gia H. Ngo

Gia H. Ngo

Gia is a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell. Previously, Gia received his B.Eng from the National University of Singapore (NUS). His research interests are applications of machine learning to medical image analysis. Gia has worked with Prof. Thomas Yeo at the Computational Brain Imaging Group at NUS, developing new Bayesian models to estimate reference atlases of brain networks from large datasets of neuroimages. Gia also has an interest in natural language processing. He has worked with Dr. Nancy Chen at Human Language Technology department at the Institute of Infocomm Research, A*STAR on transliteration in limited resource scenarios. [github]

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Minh Nguyen

Minh is a PhD student in the ECE department at Cornell. Minh is from Vietnam and has previously been in Singapore prior to coming to the US. His research interests include statistically efficient machine learning, robust machine learning with noisy data, and causal inference. Minh likes to play tennis and go hiking in his free time.
He is also interested in robotics and space exploration. [github]

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Alan Wang

Alan is a second year graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell. Previously, he graduated with a degree in computer engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and was a researcher at the MIT Lincoln Laboratory, where he investigated modeling wireless communication channels using deep learning. His research interests lie at the intersection of machine learning and medical imaging, particularly magnetic resonance imaging. [github]

Evan Yu

Evan Yu

Evan is a PhD student at Cornell BME. Evan comes to Cornell after four delightful years of undergraduate studies at Stony Brook University. Through his research experience at the Psychiatry Department in Stony Brook Hospital and at the Radiology Department in Weill Cornell, he developed an interest in machine learning. He is currently a Ph.D student in the Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering. Among other things, Evan enjoys going downhill in his snowboard and mastering his culinary skills during his free time. [github]

Zhilu Zhang

Zhilu Zhang

Zhilu is a second year graduate student in ECE. Zhilu obtained his Bachelor’s degree at Carleton College where he double majored in math and physics. He was born in China and lived in various countries like Japan and Singapore. His research interests are in machine learning and its application to biomedical problems. In his free time, Zhilu likes to cook, listen to music and exercise. [github]

B.S. and M.Eng. Students

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Victor Butoi

Victor is a third year undergraduate student in CS at Cornell where he is a part of the Cornell Data Science project team alongside his research in the Sablab. His research lies broadly in Computer Vision and Reinforcement Learning problems; both in relation to the healthcare space. Nowadays, he is especially interested in Bayesian methods for Computer Vision and methods for few-shot deep learning. You’ll find him in office hours or the basketball court, but probably not at the Terrace. [github]

Alumni

Adrian Dalca

Prior Post-doc

James Redd

Prior B.S. Student

Meenakshi Khosla

Prior Ph.D. Student

Yiming Yan

Prior M.Eng. Student

Yuqi Hong

Prior M.Eng. Student

Yingying Zhu

Prior Post-doc

Artem Bolshakov

Prior Ph.D. Student

Leo Moon

Prior M.Eng. Student

Hanyang Zhang

Prior M.Eng. Student

Jiaxin Liu

Prior M.Eng. Student

Raymond Xu

 Prior M.Eng. Student

Matthew Pool

Prior Ph.D. Student

Shashank Pathak

Prior B.S. Student

Siwen Chen

Prior M.Eng. Student

Amaya Murguia

Prior M.Eng. Student

Tian Ge

Prior Post-doc

Carmen Khoo

Prior M.S. Student

Yuqing Shou

Prior B.Eng. Student

Jin Cui

Prior M.Eng. Student