Doctoral Students on the Job Market

The following doctoral students are preparing to enter the job market in summer and fall 2021.

Jessica Cheng

Jessica Yi-Yun Cheng

Dissertation title: Agreeing to Disagree: Applying a Logic-based Approach to Reconciling and Merging Multiple Taxonomies

Research Focus: Interoperability issues with knowledge organization systems, especially in the areas of taxonomy alignment; ontology mapping; matching problems; and other Semantic Web related topics.

Advisor: Bertram Ludäscher

Ly Dinh

Ly Dinh

Dissertation title: Advances to Network Analysis Theories and Methods with Applications in Social, Organizational, and Crisis Settings

Research Focus: The intersection of computational social science, network theories and applications, organizational communication, and crisis informatics.

Advisor: Jana Diesner

Ruohua Han

Ruohua (Julia) Han

Dissertation title: Exploring the Sharing of Personal Memories and Memory Objects with Families in a Chinese Context

Research Focus: Personal archives/archiving, community archives, and memory studies.

Advisor: Lori Kendall

Shadi Rezapour

Rezvaneh (Shadi) Rezapour

Dissertation title: Text Mining for Social Good: Context-aware Measurement of Social Impact and Effects Using Natural Language Processing

Research Focus: Computational social sciences, including the use of natural language processing, machine learning, and network analysis to extract meaningful information from (online) text.

Advisor: Jana Diesner