Here is a list of my students and researchers I work with.

Undergraduate Students

Summer students 2019

  • Joweria Ekram,summer student, is a 3rd year University of Calgary Bachelor of Health Sciences student majoring in Bioinformatics. Joined the lab as a summer student in 2019. Her project is funded through an NSERC undergraduate summer research award. 
  • Andrew Galbraith, summer student, 2nd year Bioinformatics student in the Health Sciences Program at the University of Calgary, joined the lab as a summer student in 2019. His project is funded through an NSERC undergraduate summer research award
  • Alexander Vanc, summer student, second-year bioinformatics student at the University of Calgary, joined the lab as a summer student in 2019.
  • Erin Brintnell, summer student, 3rd year University of Calgary Bachelor of Health Science student majoring in Bioinformatics and minoring in Mathematics, joined the lab as a summer student in 2019. Her project is funded through an NSERC undergraduate summer research award
  • Ryan Lee, summer student,  3rd year Bioinformatics student in the Bachelor of Health Science Program at the University of Calgary, re-joined the lab as a summer student in 2019.

Summer students 2018

  • Ryan Lee, summer student,  3rd year Bioinformatics student in the Bachelor of Health Science Program at the University of Calgary, joined the lab as a summer student in 2018.

Graduate Students

Current Graduate Students

  1. Andrew Groeneveldt, MSc Computer Science, Virtual Reality Applications in Education, 2019 – present
  2. Beth Kates, PhD Drama, working on:  The Future of Theatrical Performance and Performance Creation at the Intersection of Theatre and Evolving Digital Technologies, 2018 – present
  3. Neil Christensen, MSc Computational Media Design, Altered Perceptions: Discerning the Natural from the Virtual in Extended Reality 2017- 2019
  4. Alexander (Sasha)  Ivanov, MSc Computer Science, working on: Augmented Reality for Evolutionary Design,2017 – present
  5. Eric Eidelberg, MSc Computer Science, 2016 – present
  6. Natasha Shevchenko, MSc Computational Media Design, 2016 – present
  7. Tim Davison, PhD Computer Science, LifeBrush: An Illustrative Simulation Canvas for the Biological Mesoscale, 2015 – 2019

Alumni

Postdoctoral Scholars

  1. Katayoon Etemad, Postdoctoral Scholar, Information Visualization and Exploration in Mixed Reality Environments, 2018-2019
  2. Markus Santoso, Postdoctoral Scholar, Augmented Reality Applications in Medical Education2015 -2017
  3. Sebastian von Mammen, Postdoctoral Scholar, SwarmScript: A Scripting Language for Agent-based Simulations, 2009 – 2012
  4. Herbert Tsang, Postdoctoral Scholar, RNA Protein Folding Prediction Algorithms, 2009 – 2010

PhD Students

  1. Rotem Golan, PhD Computer Science; thesis titleDeepCADe: A Deep Learning Architecture for the Detection of Lung Nodules in CT Scans, 2012 – 2017
  2. Rafael Simon Maia, PhD Computer Science, 2009 – 2016
  3. Abbas Sarraf, PhD Computer Science, Abstraction Mechanisms Towards Large-Scale Agent-Based Simulations 2009 – 2013
  4. Navneet Bhalla: PhD Computer Science 2005 – 2011
  5. Namrata Khemka, PhD Computer Science, Solving Challenges in Population-based Optimizers through Visualization Techniques and Evaluation Interfaces, 2006 – 2009
  6. Sebastian von Mammen, PhD Computer Science, Swarm Grammars: Modeling Computational Development through Highly Dynamic Complex Processes, 2006 – 2009
  7. Ian Burleigh, PhD Computer Science, An Application of Calculated Consonance in Computer-Assisted Microtonal Music, 2005 – 2013
  8. Marcin Pilat, PhD Computer Science, Morphid Academy: A Virtual Laboratory for Evolution of Form and Function, 2003 – 2009

MSc Students

  1. Brad Wrobeski, MSc Computational Media Design, “Enhancing the creation of photography through semantic, sympathetic, augmented, voice, intelligent agent and interaction“,  2015 – 2018
  2. Justin Kelly, MSc Computer Science, evoExplore: Multiscale Visualization for Evolutionary Design Histories,  2014 – 2018
  3. Douglas Yuen, MSc Computer Science, EUKARYO: An Agent-Based, Interactive, Virtual Reality Simulation of a Eukaryotic Cell2014 – 2016
  4. Tatiana Karaman, MSc Computational Media Design, The Giant Walkthrough Brain: An Interactive Experience, 2013 – 2016
  5. Andrew Wu, MSc Computer Science, A 3D Multi-Scale Model of Chemotaxis in Bacteria, 2012-2015
  6. Afshin Esmaeili, MSc Computer Science, An Artificial Escherichia coli Bacterium Brought To Life: A Journey Inside the Cell, 2009 – 2012
  7. Vladimir Sarpe, MSc Computer Science, Biological Simulation and Parameter Optimization: Modelling the Immune Response to Influenza A Infection, 2009 – 2012
  8. Paul Adamiak, MSc (co-supervised with Drs. A. Schryvers and J. Kellner), Patterns of sequence and structural variation within the Neisseria meningitidis transferrin and lactoferrin receptor systems, 2009 – 2013
  9. Matthew Templeton, MSc Computer Science, On the Origin of Robotic Species, 2008 – 2011
  10. Ryan Moniz, MSc Computer Science, An Automatic and Interactive Evolutionary System with Grid Computing, 2007 – 2009
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  12. Paul-Jean Letourneau, MSc Computer Science, Fluctuations in Biological Systems: Explorations with Cellular Automata, 2004 – 2006
  13. Namrata Khemka, MSc Computer Science, Particle Swarm Optimization and Evolution Strategies2004 – 2005
  14. Ricardo Hoar, MSc Computer Science, Swarm-based Traffic Simulation, 2002 – 2004.
  15. Joanne Penner, MSc Computer Science, Applications of Swarm Intelligence for Path Finding, 2002 – 2004
  16. Robert Leclerc, MSc Computer Science, Evolvability in Artificial Life, 2002 – 2004
  17. Ian Burleigh, MSc Computer Science, The Lactose Operon: Swarm-based Simulation of a Biomolecular Switch, 2001 – 2004
  18. Garret Suen, MSc Computer Science, Simulated Evolution of Army Ants, 2000 – 2004
  19. Henry Kwong, MSc Computer Science, Evolutionary Design of Implicit Surfaces and Swarm Dynamics, 2000 – 2003