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Recent Graduates

2018-2019

Summer 2019

Degree Recipient Name Advisor(s)
 PhD  Anthony Gruber Toda, Magdalena
PhD Mengmeng Guo Su, Jingyong
PhD Md Nazmul Hassan Peace, Angela
PhD Aadrita Nandi Allen, Linda
PhD Chamila Perera Ghosh, Souparno; Trindade, Alex
PhD Saikanth Ratnavale Bornia, Giorgio
MA Victoria Renfroe N/A
STAT Huy Pham Wang, Min

Spring 2019

Degree Recipient Name Advisor(s)
 MA Vedant Tripathi N/A 
MS Madusha Atampalage N/A
MS Gayani Balasuriya N/A
MS Yang Cai Ellingson, Lief
MS Desi Corbin Volchenkov, Dimitri
MS Sachith Dassanayaka N/A
MS Stephen Pena N/A
MS Aaron Perkins Williams, Brock
STAT Ruwani Herath N/A
STAT Nadeesha Jayaweera N/A
STAT Thilini Jayasinghe N/A
STAT Ramesh Aravind Kesawan N/A
STAT Thilini Mahanama N/A
STAT Nan Mi Zhang, Fangyuan
STAT Ying Teng Zhang, Fangyuan

Fall 2018

Degree Recipient Name Advisor(s)
PhD Pansujee Dissanayaka Su, Jingyong; Ghosh, Bijoy
PhD Manjari Dissanayake Trindade, Alex
MS Md Shah Alam Peace, Angela
MS Amin Nikakhtar Howle, Victoria
STAT Ahmed Belhad N/A
STAT Mai Dao N/A

2017-2018

Summer 2018

Degree Recipient Name Advisor(s)
 PhD  Aruna Roshan Adikari  Lewis, Wayne
 PhD  Benoit Ahanda  Ellingson, Lief
PhD Ameen Alhassan Lewis, Wayne
PhD Hum Nath Bhandari Howle, Victoria
PhD Joshua Engwer Long, K.
PhD Purna Gamage Ghosh, Souparno
PhD Quan Hoang Ghosh, Souparno
PhD Xiaochuan Hu Jang, Sophia
PhD Bimali Jayasinghe Long, K.
PhD Farzana Nasrin Iyer, Ram
PhD Pushpi Paranamana Aulisa, Eugenio; Toda, Magdalena
MA Douglas Beeman N/A
MA Traci Mayo N/A
MS Brandon Finney Higgins, Raegan
MS Allison Godwin Higgins, Raegan
MS Rohan Korde Ghosh, Bijoy
MS Md Masud Rana N/A
MS Michael Von Ende-Becker Higgins, Raegan
MS Monir Uz Saman Ellingson, Lief
STAT Roham Sabzevari Volchenkov, Dimitri
STAT Ahmed Sabit Volchenkov, Dimitri
STAT Qiannan Zhai Zhang, Fangyuan

Spring 2018

Degree Recipient Name Advisor(s)
 PhD  Dhanamalee Bandara  Ellingson, Lief
 PhD  Sara Calandrini  Aulisa, Eugenio
PhD Giacomo Capodaglio Aulisa, Eugenio
PhD Krystin Huff Allen, Linda; Allen Edward
PhD Sanjeewa Karunarathna Iyer, Ram
PhD Simon Rush Long, K.
PhD Wei Zhang Solynin, Alexander
MA Ronald Moreland N/A
MA Emily Stamm Williams, Brock
MS Ann Almeida N/A
MS Byeong-Ho Ban N/A
MS Casey Brito Ghosh, Bijoy
MS Neranjaka Jayarathne N/A
MS Nilan Manoj Kasissetti N/A
STAT Malima Atapattu N/A
STAT Yao Fu Mansouri, Hossain
STAT Audrey Gill Zhang, Fangyuan

Fall 2017

Degree Recipient Name Advisor(s)
PhD Gangadhar Acharya Harris, Gary
PhD Mihiri De Silva Jang, Sophia
PhD Rangana Jayawardhana Ghosh, Bijoy
PhD Shiva Rai Lewis, Wayne
PhD Hongwei Wang Gelca, Razvan
MA Jianna Davenport Williams, Brock
MS Xiao Feng Su, Jingyong
MS Dilini Fonseka N/A
MS Quan Hoang N/A
MS Nadeesha Vidanage N/A
MS Qing Xu Bornia, Giorgio
STAT Megan Burns Ellingson, Leif
STAT Fang Chen N/A
STAT Farzana Nasrin Iyer, Ram
STAT Yiling Qian Ellingson, Leif

2016-2017

Summer 2017

Degree Recipient Name Advisor(s)
PhD Joshua Mayer Ghosh, Souparno
PhD Iresha Premarathna Ellingson, Leif
PhD Michelle Walty Ledet, Arne
PhD Yang Zhang Monico, Chris
MA Sarah Blazier Williams, Brock
MA Victoria Brayer Williams, Brock
MA Jaclyn Doyal Byerly, Robert
MS Joseph Heinrich Iyer, Ram
MS Annabel Meade Allen, Linda
STAT Yujia Pan Zhang, Fangyuan
STAT Li Sun Su, Jingyong
STAT Yumin Xie Ellingson, Leif

Spring 2017

Degree Recipient Name Advisor(s)
PhD Xu Niu Harris, Gary
MA Katherine Ehnis Monico, Chris
MA Keely Green Monico, Chris
MA Sandi Hansen Williams, Brock
MA Taylor Kirkpatrick Williams, Brock
MA Chen Miranda Monico, Chris
MS Anthony Gruber N/A
MS MD Nazmul Hassan N/A
MS Kaniz Fatema Nipa N/A
MS Kristen Weasenforth Higgins, Raegan
STAT Xiao Feng Trindade, Alex
STAT Basitha Hewa Wellalage N/A
STAT Kallie Judge Mansouri, Hossein
STAT Dana Nasser Mansouri, Hossein
STAT Quinn Pearce Ellingson, Leif
STAT Huiyan Shao Iyer, Ram
STAT Zhigang Yu Trindade, Alex

Fall 2016

Degree Recipient Name Advisor(s)
PhD Wenzhen Fan Wang, Alex
PhD Bo Li Mansouri, Hossein
MA Lee Gunderson Byerly, Robert
MA Patrick Oconnell Monico, Chris
MA Christopher Sauer Monico, Chris
MA Natalie Welcome Byerly, Robert
MS Sara Calandrini N/A
MS Giacomo Capodaglio N/A
MS Miuran Dencil N/A
MS Shih-Yu Lee Aulisa, Eugenio
STAT William Tritch N/A
STAT Yang Cai Ellingson, Leif
STAT Hong Li Ellingson, Leif
STAT Lewis Owens Ellingson, Leif
STAT Chamila Perera Surles, James
STAT Monir Uz Zaman Ellingson, Leif

2015-2016

Summer 2016

Degree Recipient Name Advisor(s)
PhD Emine Celik Hoang, Luan
PhD Ashley Cherry Howle, Victoria; De Farias, Ismeal
PhD Chandani Dissanayake Long, Kevin
PhD Pratheepa Jeganathan Trindade, Alex
PhD Ashley Meek Howle, Victoria
PhD Takafumi Oki Ghosh, Bijoy
PhD Thanuja Paragoda Toda, Magdalena; Bornia, Giorgio
PhD Chalani Prematilake Ellingson, Leif; Toda, Magdalena
MA Monica Chen Williams, Brock
MA Susan Geer Williams, Brock
MA Shirley Kitchens Williams, Brock
MA Megan Miglioretto Monico, Chris
MA Samantha Spray Williams, Brock
MS Hum Bhandari Howle, Victoria
MS Guoyi Ke Howle, Victoria
MS Ashley Meek Howle, Victoria
MS Aadrita Nandi Solynin, Alexander
MS Supem Samarasiri Solynin, Alexander
MS Michelle Walty Williams, Brock
STAT Mengmeng Guo Ellingson, Leif
STAT Tianjiao Yang Ellingson, Leif
STAT Qingmin Zeng Su, Jingyong

Spring 2016

Degree Recipient Name Advisor(s)
PhD Pritha Chakraborty Solynin, Alex; Williams, Brock
PhD Elias Gonzalez Weinberg, David
PhD Odin Jesse Juan, Lourdes; de Farias, Ismael
PhD Jie Ma Wang, Alex
PhD Thanuka Wijenayaka Pathiranage Aulisa, Eugenio; Gilliam, David
MA Samah Qadah Monico, Chris
MA Richard Sandon Monico, Chris
MS Aruna Adikari Lewis, Wayne
MS Lale Asik Ibraguimov, Akif
MS Katie Bishop Monico, Chris
MS Bimali Jayasinghe Long, Kevin
MS Sanjeewa Karunarathna Howle, Victoria
MS Gregory McKinney Allen, Linda
MS Pushpi Paranamana Aulisa, Eugenio
MS Saikanth Ratnavale Bornia, Giorgio
STAT Sara Biesiadny Ellingson, Leif
STAT Pansujee Dissanayaka Su, Jingyong
STAT Manjari Dissanayake Trindade, Alex
STAT Gouthaman Tharmathasan Trindade, Alex
STAT Matthew Tichenor Su, Jingyong

Fall 2015

Degree Recipient Name Advisor(s)
PhD Pemantha L. Gamage Ruymgaart, Frits; Ellingson, Leif
MA Kyle Steinle Harris, Gary
MS Kayla Comeaux Allen, Linda
STAT Jonathan Doerzbacher Surles, James
STAT Nothabo Dube Martin, Clyde; Ghosh, Bijoy
STAT Taek Hyun Jang Ghosh, Souparno
STAT Cui Liu Su, Jingyong

2014-2015

Summer 2015

Degree Recipient Name Advisor(s)
PhD Fatih Koksal Christensen, Lars
PhD Sarah Osborn Howle, Victoria; Phipps, Eric
MS Jack Byers Ledet, Arne
MS Haibo Zhang Su, Jingyong
STAT Jijia Wang Su, Jingyong
STAT Qing Xu Ellingson, Leif

Spring 2015

Degree Recipient Name Advisor(s)
PhD Sachith Abeysundara Trindade, Alex; Smith, Philip
PhD Arunabha Biswas Barnard, Roger
PhD Jennifer Emerson Martin, Clyde; Ghosh, Bijoy
PhD Jessica Faucett Christensen, Lars
PhD Li Luo Surles, James
PhD Danush K. Wijekularathna Mansouri, Hossein
MA Kristilyn E. Peterson Monico, Chris
MA Nita Stewart Williams, Brock
MS Nathan Conroy Allen, Linda
MS Cahit Polat Ellingson, Leif
MS Hongwei Wang Gelca, Razvan
MS Guoyuan Zhang Drager, Lance
STAT Guoyuan Zhang Drager, Lance
STAT Jonathan Adams Ellingson, Leif
STAT Priya Champaneri Ellingson, Leif
STAT Jiexin Dai Martin, Clyde; Su, Jingyong
STAT Purna S. Gamage Ghosh, Souparno
STAT Elton See Iyer, Ram

Fall 2014

Degree Recipient Name Advisor(s)
PhD Don Placida Amali Dassanayake Trindade, Alex; Volobouev, Igor
MA Pooya Aavani Allen, Linda
MS Marcus B. Armstong Long, Kevin
MS Mihiri De Silva Jang, Sophia
MS Sanath Darshana Kalhagalage Ghosh, Bijoy
MS Anna Krylova Ibraguimov, Akif
STAT T. M. Dhanamalee K. Bandara Ellingson, Leif
STAT Yu Hua Iyer, Ram; Trindade, Alex
STAT Joshua S. Mayer Surles, James
STAT Rabab H. Mohamed Ellingson, Leif
STAT Meichuang Wu Trindade, Alex
STAT Haibo Zhang Trindade, Alex; Hudson, Darren

2013-2014

Summer 2014

Degree Recipient Name Advisor(s)
PhD Hemalika Abeysundara Ruymgaart, Frits
PhD Bhagya Athurkarallage Iyer, Ram; Toda, Magda
PhD Cong Cui Ruymgaart, Frits
PhD Geoffrey Dillon Howle, Victoria
PhD Kendall Gillies Martin, Clyde F.
PhD Janitha Gunatilake Aulisa, Eugenio
PhD Brett hafferkamp Solynin, Alex
PhD Thinh Kieu Hoang, Luan
PhD Jacob Makaya Solynin, Alex
PhD Masaki Orura Martin, Clyde
PhD Yulei Pang Martin, Clyde
PhD Scott Smith Surles, James
MA Vazgen Zakaryan Williams, Brock
MS Mary Hebert Allen, Linda
MS Methma Rajamuni Ghosh, Bijoy
STAT Josh Guenther Surles, James
STAT Bo Zhang Mansouri, Hossein

Spring 2014

Degree Recipient Name Advisor(s)
MA Sarah Alquimi Seaquist, Carl
MA Mark McVay Seaquist, Carl
MA Alex Rieke N/A
MS John Calhoun Williams, Brock
MS Thanuja Paragoda Toda, Magda
MS Simon Rush Long, Kevin
STAT Xu Niu Mansouri, Hossein
STAT Iresha Premarathna Ellingson, Leif

Fall 2013

Degree Recipient Name Advisor(s)
MS Pooya Almasi Martin, Clyde
MS Bhagya Athukorallage Iyer, Ram
MS Thanuka Pathiranage Aulisa, Eugenio
STAT Bo Li Mansouri, Hossein
STAT Xuyao Lin Martin, Clyde
STAT Roshan Thilakarathne Mansouri, Hossein

2012-2013

Summer 2013

Degree Recipient Name Advisor(s)
PhD Lidia Bloshanskaya Ibraguimov, Akif
PhD Udaya Jayatilake Solynin, Alexander
PhD Sukhitha Vidurupola Allen, Linda
PhD Indika Wijayasinghe Ghosh, Bijoy
PhD Erin Williams Dwyer, Jerry
MS Micah Pearce Dwyer, Jerry
MS Tyler Russell Hamilton, Alistair
STAT Fang Chen Martin, Clyde
STAT Pratheepa Jeganathan Trindade, Alex
STAT Junhai Jiang Martin, Clyde

Spring 2013

Degree Recipient Name Advisor(s)
PhD Anton Kliewer Martin, Clyde
MS Kasy Bray Dwyer, Jerry
MS Diana Delatorre Dwyer, Jerry
MS Sulanie Perera Aulisa, Eugenio
STAT Benoit Ahanda Ellingson, Leif
STAT Adam Mccown Trindade, Alex
STAT Jianjun Zheng Ellingson, Leif

Fall 2012

Degree Recipient Name Advisor(s)
PhD Ummugul Bulut Allen, Edward J.
PhD Siming Li Martin, Clyde F.
MS Kimberly Kennedy Long, Kevin
MS Vipin Palande Long, Kevin
STAT Catherine Granberry Ruymgaart, Frits
STAT Zhenyi Liu Trindade, Alex
STAT Yulei Pang Martin, Clyde F.
STAT Xianwen Zhang Surles, James
STAT Li Zou Trindade, Alex

2011-2012

Summer 2012

Degree Recipient Name Advisor(s)
PhD Indika Wickramasinghe Trindade, Alex
PhD Glenn Lahodny, Jr. Allen, Linda; Roeger, Lih-Ing
PhD Jea-pil Cho Gelca, Razvan
PhD Randombage De Silva Lewis, Ira Wayne
MA Cecilee Echols Williams, Brock
MS Pooya Aavani Allen, LInda
MS Julie Bumbaugh Roeger, Lih-Ing; Jang, Sophia
MS Christopher Hansen Smith, Phil
MS Ashley Ray Monico, Chris
STAT D.P. Amali Dassanayake Trindade, Alex
STAT Divya Keshamoni Trindade, Alex
STAT Cahit Polat Ruymgaart, Frits

Spring 2012

Degree Recipient Name Advisor(s)
PhD Brian Miller Juan, Lourdes
PhD George Gaines Ruymgaart, Frits
MS Chandani Dissanayake Long, Kevin
MS Elias Gonzalez Weinberg, David
MS Morgan Groves Smith, Philip
MS Shannon Hallman Jang, Sophia
MS Neslihan Karsli Aulisa, Eugenio; Ibraguimov, Akif
MS Ernee Kozyreff Filho Monico, Chris
MS Sarah Osborn Howle, Vicki
MS Kristine Seaman Neusle, Mara
MS Cassandra Sturgill Jang, Sophia
MS Scott Whiting Seaquist, Carl
STAT Gamage Lakraj Hadjicostas, Petros
STAT Jennifer Tang Hadjicostas, Petros

Fall 2011

Degree Recipient Name Advisor(s)
PhD Emine Kaya-Cekin Aulisa, Eugenio
MS Ronald Anderson Ghosh, Bijoy K.
MS Clayton Baker Martin, Clyde F.
MS Valiantsina Laurushchyk Neusel, Mara
MS Xuyao Lin Martin, Clyde F.
STAT Cheng Huang Martin, Clyde F.
STAT Philip Watkins Trindade, Alex
STAT Feng Zhang Trindade, Alex

2010-2011

Summer 2011

Degree Recipient Name Advisor(s)
PhD Mervyn Ekanayake Ghosh, Bijoy K.
PhD Elife Dogan Allen, Edward
PhD Rochana Meegaskumbura Martin, Clyde F.
PhD James Valles Solynin, Alex
PhD Krishna Kaphle Ruymgaart, Frits
MA Dodie Boyd Williams, Brock
MA Leticia Saiid Dwyer, Jerry
MS Jedidiah Gohlke Long, Kevin
MS Chelsea Lewis Allen, Linda
MS Mark Lira Iyer, Ram
MS Han Liu Martin, Clyde F.
MS Tianyao Miao Martin, Clyde F.
MS Maha Perera Ghosh, Bijoy K.
MS Lasantha Premarathna Byerly, Robert
MS Kristin Yearkey Allen, Linda; Howle, Victoria
STAT Cong Cui Hadjicostas, Petros
STAT Shihui Jia Mansouri, Hossein
STAT Chalani Prematilake Hadjicostas, Petros
STAT Jing Yang Surles, James
STAT Xiaolei Zhang Surles, James
STAT Yu Zhang Surles, James

Spring 2011

Degree Recipient Name Advisor(s)
PhD Jing Wang Ruymgaart, Frits
PhD Matthew Lochman Barnard, Roger
MA Kaylan Thompson Williams, Brock
MS Sachith Abeysundara Seo, Byungtae
MS Robert Danhof Monico, Christopher
MS Ashlee Fuchs Howle, Victoria
MS Joseph Gilbert Monico, Christopher; Barnard, Roger
MS Fatih Koksal Christensen, Lars
MS Kaleb McKale Long, Kevin
STAT Xiaoxiao Jiang Trindade, Alex
STAT Mohan Pokharel Hadjicostas, Petros
STAT Jiaquan Zhou Surles, James

Fall 2010

Degree Recipient Name Advisor(s)
PhD Tina Gaumond Iyer, Ram
PhD Zeynep Kose Toda, Magdalena; Aulisa, Eugenio
MA Shih-Hsuan Wei Dwyer, Jerry
MS Hemalika Abeysundara Seo, Byungtae
MS Arunabha Biswas Monico,Christopher; Barnard, Roger
MS Jennifer Emerson Martin, Clyde F.
MS Janitha Gunatilake Aulisa, Eugenio; Ibragimov, Akif
STAT Elife Dogan Ruymgaart, Frits
STAT Hongtao Ma Trindade, Alex
STAT Shih-Hsuan Wei Ruymgaart, Frits
STAT Xiaohui Yang Surles, James
STAT Xiaoling Zhou Trindade, Alex

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