Multimodal Vision Research Laboratory



prospective members

We are always interested in hard-working students (and post-docs) with strong technical abilities, a desire to grow, and an eagerness to work on challenging problems as part of a team. If you are interested, please see our openings page.

current members

Dr. Nathan Jacobs [pubs] (Director, Associate Professor)
Dr. Benjamin Brodie [pubs] (Postdoc)
M. Usman Rafique [pubs] (PhD candidate in ECE)
Hunter Blanton [pubs] (PhD candidate in CS)
Yu Zhang [pubs] (PhD candidate in CS)
Connor Greenwell [pubs] (PhD candidate in CS)
Xin Xing (PhD student in CS)
Subash Khanal (PhD student in CS)
David T. Jones (MS student in CS)
Cohen Archbold (BS student in CS)
Shashank Bhatt (BS student in CS)
Jacob Birge (MS student in CS)


Rafael Padilha [pubs]: Visiting PhD Student from University of Campinas, Brazil, Dec 2020
Gongbo "Tony" Liang [pubs]: PhD in CS, May 2020; to tenure-track position at Eastern Kentucky University
Sean Grate : BS Math, May 2020; to PhD program in Math at Auburn University
Evan Yang : BS CS, 2020
Nicole Wong : High School Mentee, 2018-2020; to MIT
Armin Hadzic [pubs]: MS CS, 2020; to Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Raian Vargas Maretto : Visiting Student from INPE, Brazil, 2019; to Assistant Professor at University of Twente
Thomas Barber : REU Student, Summer 2019
Tawfiq Salem [pubs]: PhD CS, Summer 2019; to Visiting Assistant Professor at Miami University of Ohio
Yuhan Long : REU Student, Summer 2019
Whitney Dawson : High School Mentee, Summer 2019
Weilian "William" Song [pubs]: MS CS, May 2019; to PhD program at Simon Fraser University
Menghua "Ted" Zhai [pubs]: PhD CS, Fall 2018; to MatrixSense Inc., Shanghai
Zach Bessinger [pubs]: PhD CS, Fall 2018; to Data Scientist at Zillow
Scott Workman [pubs]: PhD CS, May 2018; to Dzyne Technologies
Aaron Mueller : BS CS, May 2018; to PhD program at Johns Hopkins University
William "Derek" Jones [pubs]: MS CS, 2018; to Data Scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, PhD program at UCSD
Hamid Hamraz [pubs]: PhD CS, 2018; to Data Scientist at Microsoft
Ryan Landry : High School Mentee, 2018; to Virginia Tech
Patrick Tutzauer : visiting student from Institute for Photogrammetry, University of Stuttgart, Fall 2017
Samuel Davidson : BS CS (NSF REU), 2017; to Firmware Engineer at Lexmark
Angelo Stekardis : BS CS (Chellgren Fellow), 2017; to Computer Vision Software Engineer at Iris Automation
Andrew Albrecht : High School Mentee, 2017; to University of Louisville
C.J. Labianca : High School Mentee, 2017; to Purdue University
Mohammad T. Islam [pubs]: PhD CS, 2016; to tenure-track faculty position at Southern Conneticut State University
Ryan Baltenberger [pubs]: MS CS, 2016; to Badger Technologies (was Software Developer at airSpring Software)
David Smith : BS CS, 2015; to PhD program in CS at University of Florida
Andrew Tapia : High School Mentee, 2015; to University of Kentucky
R. Paul Mihail [pubs]: PhD CS, 2014; to tenure-track position at Valdosta State University
Feiyu Shi : MS EE, 2013; to MS program in CS at Boston University, then Microsoft
Alex Lucas : High School Mentee, 2013
Jim Knochelman : BS CS, 2012; to IBM (was Software Developer at airSpring Software)