Avi Kak's former students

Listed here are people who did their Ph.D. under Avi Kak's supervision. Many of these erstwhile students now occupy challenging positions in academia, industry, and government. At some point in the future, each name listed here will be linked to his/her home page.

NOTE: The month-year following the name is when the individual received his/her Ph.D.


  1. Charles V. Jakowatz, Jr., Aug 1976

  2. Durga P. Panda, Aug. 1976

  3. Kris A. Dines, Dec. 1976

  4. Robert W. Clark, April 1979

  5. Mostafa Fatemi, July 1979

  6. Carl R. Crawford, Dec. 1981

  7. Anders H. Andersen, Aug. 1983

  8. Mani Azimi, Jan. 1985

  9. Malcolm Slaney, February 1985

  10. Kim L. Boyer, Feb. 1986

  11. Hyun S. Yang, June 1986

  12. Robert J. Safranek, Aug. 1986

  13. Barry Roberts, Aug. 1987

  14. S. Tanaka, May 1988

  15. Chien H. Chen, Dec. 1988

  16. Seth Hutchinson, Dec. 1988

  17. Keith M. Andress, May 1989

  18. Whoi Y. Kim, June 1989

  19. Alan Vayda, Dec 1990

  20. Susan Gottschlich, July 1991

  21. Akio Kosaka, Dec 1991

  22. Robert Cromwell, May 1992

  23. Steve Blask, Jan 1994

  24. Lynne Grewe, April 1994

  25. HoSeok Kang, Nov 1994

  26. ChaoPing Tung, March 1995

  27. Daniel Pack, August 1995

  28. Juiyao Pan, May 1996

  29. Min Meng, May 1998

  30. Chi-Ren Shyu, July 1999

  31. Guilherme Nelson DeSouza, February 2002

  32. Jean Gao, August 2002

  33. Yuichi Motai, August 2002

  34. Andrew Jones, August 2002

  35. Johnny Park, August 2004

  36. Jae Byung Park, November 2004

  37. Yeonho Kim, May 2005

  38. Youngrock Yoon, May 2006

  39. Christina Pavlopoulou, July 2007

  40. Pradit Mittrapiyanuruk, March 2008

  41. Hyukseong Kown, December 2008

  42. Henry Medeiros, June 2010

  43. Josiah Yoder, September 2011

  44. Gaurav Srivastva, January 2012

  45. Chad Aeschliman, July 2012

  46. Khalil Ahmed Yousef, August 2013

  47. Paul Shin, August 2013

  48. Bunyamin Sisman, August 2013

  49. Shivani Rao, November 2013

  50. Donghun Kim, April 2015

  51. Tanmay Prakash, October 2017