Data Analytics at Texas A&M (DATA) Lab

Lab Members

Faculty Members
  • Xia "Ben" Hu, Associate Professor, Computer Science and Engineering
  • Na Zou, Assistant Professor, Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution
Adminstrative Coordinator
  • Kelly Ford Nickinson, Phone: 979-845-7359, Email: kelly dot ford at tamu dot edu
Postdoctoral Researcher
Graduate Students
  • Ninghao Liu, PhD student, Spring 2016 -
  • Nur Hafieza Ismail, PhD student, Summer 2016 -
  • Qingquan Song, PhD student, Fall 2016 -
  • Haifeng Jin, PhD student, Fall 2016 -
  • Diego Martinez Garcia, PhD student, Fall 2016 -
  • Sina Mohseni, PhD student (Co-advising with Eric Ragan), Fall 2017 -
  • Mengnan Du, PhD student, Fall 2017 -
  • Yuening Li, PhD student, Fall 2017 -
  • Fan Yang, PhD student, Fall 2017 -
  • Yi-Wei Chen, PhD student, Fall 2018 -
  • Qiaoyu Tan, PhD student, Fall 2018 -
  • Kaixiong Zhou, PhD student, Fall 2018 -
  • Daochen Zha, PhD student, Fall 2018 -
  • Kwei-Herng (Henry) Lai, PhD student, Spring 2019 -
  • Ruixiang Tang, PhD student, Fall 2019 -
  • Zirui Liu, PhD student, Fall 2019 -
  • Xiaotian Han, PhD student, Fall 2019 -
  • Zhimeng Jiang, PhD student, Fall 2019 -
  • Qizhang Feng, PhD student, Fall 2020 -
  • Sirui Ding, PhD student, Fall 2020 -
  • Keyu Duan, PhD student, Fall 2020 -
  • Guanchu Wang, PhD student, Fall 2020 -
  • Yicheng Wang, PhD student, Fall 2020 -
  • Hongye Jin, PhD student, Fall 2020 -
  • Vicram Rajagopalan, PhD student, Fall 2020 -

  • Yashwanth Reddy, MS student, 2018 -
  • Ting-Hsiang Sean Wang, MS student, 2019 -
  • Venkata Prajwal Bobba, MS student, 2019 -
  • Keerthana Reddy Nerella, MS student, Reinforcement Learning, 2019 -
  • Suil Lee, MS student, 2019 -
  • Devi Sandeep, MS student, Automated Information Extraction, 2019 -
  • Abraham Sebastian, MS student, AutoML, 2019 -
  • Devesh Kumar, MS student, Anomaly Detection, 2019 -
  • Shruthi Sampathkumar, MS student, XAI, 2019 -
  • Yezi Liu, MS student, Network Analytics, 2019 -
  • Sahan Suresh Alva, MS student, XAI, 2019 -
Visiting Scholars/Students
  • Huiqi Deng, PhD student, Sun Yat-sen University, 2020
Alumni
  • Xiao Huang, PhD student, Fall 2015 - Spring 2020. Dissertation Title: Learning from Attributed Networks. First Employment: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Department of Computing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

  • Praveen Venugopal, MS student, 2018 - 2020. Thesis Title: Automated Machine Learning for Outlier Detection. First Employment: Novartis.
  • Cheng Cheng, MS student, 2018 - 2020. Thesis Title: Deep Feature Fusion for Video-based Action Recognition. First Employment: Amazon.
  • Tsung-Lin Yang, MS student, 2018 - 2020. First Employment: Amazon.
  • Shiva Kumar Pentyala, MS student, 2017 - 2019. Thesis Title: Interpretable Fake News Detection. Outstanding Engineering Graduate Student Award. First Employment: Salesforce.
  • Anurag Kapale, MS student, Summer 2018 - Fall 2019. Thesis Title: An Automated Framework to generate end-to-end machine learning pipelines. First Employment: Amazon.
  • Donghwa Shin, MS student, 2016 - 2018. Thesis Title: An Anomaly Detection Framework For Heterogeneous And Streaming Data. First Employment: KakaoBank.
  • Mragank Yadav, MSC student, 2016 - Spring 2018. First employment: Microsoft.
  • Jun Gao, MS student, Spring 2016 - Fall 2017. Thesis Title: An Interpretable Classification Framework for Information Extraction from Online Healthcare Forums. First employment: Google.
  • Zepeng Huo, MS student, Spring 2016 - Fall 2017. Thesis Title: Link Prediction with Personalized Social Influence.
  • Chuong Trinh, MSC student, 2015 - 2016. First employment: Veeva Systems.

  • Yijun Bian, PhD student, University of Science and Technology of China, 2018 - 2019
  • Bo Wang, Assistant Professor, University of International Business and Economics, 2018 - 2019
  • Xin Wang, Associate Professor, Jilin University, 2018 - 2019
  • Jiaxu Cui, visiting PhD student, Jilin University, 2017 - 2018
  • Bingyi Sun, visiting PhD student, Jilin University, 2017 - 2018
  • Yu Zong, Visiting Scholar, Professor, West Anhui University, 2016