Current Students

Abhiram 

Abhiram Gnanasambandam (PhD, Year 4) received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from India Institute of Technolongy, Madras in 2017. He is currently a PhD student in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. His research interests include applcation of statistical signal processing to Quanta Image Sensors and other low light imaging applications.

Nick 

Nicholas Chimitt (PhD, Year 4) received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University Northwest in 2017. His research interests include image restoration, turbulence modeling and machine learning.

Xiangyu 

Xiangyu Qu (PhD, Year 4) received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University in 2017. He joined the i2Lab in 2016 as a team member for the Signal Processing Cup 2016, and continued doing research on computational photography during his senior year. He is a recipient of the Purdue University Ross Fellowship. His research interests include photon limited imaging, computer vision and machine learning.

Zhiyuan 

Zhiyuan Mao (PhD, Year 4) received the B.Eng. degree in Electronic and Computer Engineering from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2017. In 2016 he was an exchange student at UT-Austin. His research interests include convex optimization, image restoration and computational imaging.

Yiheng 

Yiheng Chi (PhD, Year 2) received the B.S. degree in Computer Engineering from Purdue University in 2018, where he is currently pursuing the PhD degree. His current research interests include image and video restoration, imaging on mobile devices, denoising, computer vision, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Chengxi 

Chengxi Li (PhD, Year 4) received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering Fudan University in 2016. She is currently a PhD student in electrical engineering at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

Guanzhe 

Guanzhe Hong (PhD, Year 3) received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering with minor in mathematics from University of Toronto in 2017. He is currently a MS student in electrical engineering at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

Yash 

Yash Sanghvi (PhD, Year 2) received the B. Tech and M. Tech degrees in electrical engineering from India Institute of Technology, Bombay in 2019. He is currently a PhD student in electrical engineering at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

Alumni

Joon 

Joon Hee Choi (PhD, 2018) received his B.E. in Electronics Engineering and B.B.A. in Business Administration from Sogang University in 2004, M.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University in 2014, and Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University in 2018. Prior to attending Purdue, he was an assistant manager at Samsung Electronics in South Korea from 2003 to 2012. His research interests include machine learning, image/video restoration, computer vision, and optimization algorithms for large-scale datasets.

Dr. Choi is now an assistant professor at Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea.

Omar 

Omar A. Elgendy (PhD, 2019. Now at GigaJot Tech.) received the B.Sc. degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering (Distinction with honors) in 2010, the M.Sc. degree in Engineering Mathematic in 2015, from Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, and the PhD degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, in 2019. Dr. Elgendy is the recipient of the Best Paper Award in the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2016) with Prof. Stanley Chan. He also receive the Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship 2018 from Purdue University. His research interests include statistical signal processing, single-photon imaging, pattern classification, and optimization.

Dr. Elgendy is now an image processing engineer at GigaJot Tech.

Xiran 

Xiran Wang (PhD, 2019. Now at Zoom.) received his B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Rice University in 2013, and the PhD degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN in 2019. His Research interests include image and video restoration, large-scale optimization and computational photography. He is a recipient of the Purdue University Ross Fellowship.

Dr. Wang is now a software engineer at Zoom.

Undergraduate students

  • Praneeth Medepalli (2019-now)

  • Natat Sombuntham (2018-2019), now at Facebook

  • Yiheng Chi (2018-2019), now PhD student at Purdue

  • Xiangyu Qu (2017-2018), now PhD student at Purdue