Cesar Carranza, “Fast and Scalable Architectures and Algorithms for the Computation of the Forward and Inverse Discrete Periodic Radon Transform with Applications to 2D Convolutions and Cross-Correlations,” May 2016 (with distinction). He is currently an Associate Professor with Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru.
Yuebing Jiang, “Dynamically Reconfigurable Architectures and Systems for Time-varying Image Constraints (DRASTIC) for Image and Video Compression,” May 2014 (with distinction). He is currently with Apple.
John Colby Hoffman, “A Dynamically Reconfigurable Parallel Processing Framework with Application to High-Performance Video Processing,” Spring 2013. He is currently a System Architect with Raytheon. His M.Sc. thesis @ivPCL on “High-Speed Dynamic Partial Reconfiguration for Field Programmable Gate Arrays,” was nominated for the Xilinx Ross Freeman Award for Technical Innovation.
Daniel Llamocca, “Dynamically Reconfigurable Management of Energy, Performance, and Accuracy Applied to Digital Signal, Image, and Video Processing Applications,” Spring 2012. He is currently an Assistant Professor at Oakland University.
Carla Agurto, “Detection and Classification of Diabetic Retinopathy Pathologies in Fundus Images,” Fall 2012. She is doing a Post-Doc at IBM.
Sergio Murillo, “Global Optimization Methods for Full-Reference and No-Reference Motion Estimation With Applications to Atherosclerotic Plaque Motion and Strain Imaging,” Spring 2010. He is currently a Research Engineer with Vision Systems at Gentex Corporation. He is also an Assistant Professor affiliated with the Department of ECE at the University of New Mexico
Oliver Jeromin, “Optimal Spectral Reconstructions from Deterministic and Stochastic Sampling Geometries using Compressive Sensing and Spectral Statistical Models,” Summer 2009. He has been with Sandia National Laboratories and Gentex Corporation. He is currently an ADAS and Self-Driving Technical Specialist with Faraday Future
Janakiramanan Ramachandran, “Image Analysis of Wood Core Using Instantaneous Wavelength and Frequency Modulation,” December 2008. Janak Ramachandran currently works as a Senior Data Scientist developing algorithms for extracting and utilizing meaningful information from various types of data. He has several years of experience working in both federal government research laboratories and industry in the fields of machine vision, medical imaging and machine learning. He is currently at Apple.
Victor Murray, “Multidimensional AM-FM Models with Applications,” December 2008. He is currently a Professor and Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Universidad de Ingenieria y Tecnologia, Lima, Peru. He is also Research Assistant Professor with the Department of ECE at the University of New Mexico.
Alonzo Vera, “A Dynamic Arithmetic Architecture: Precision, Power and Performance Considerations,” May 2008. He is currently the President at IDEAS Engineering & Technology. He is also a Research Assistant Professor in charge of Embedded and Reconfigurable Systems at UNM COSMIAC.
Hongang Yu. “A 3-D Multi-View Freehand Ultrasound Reconstruction System Using Volumetric Registration and Geometric Level Set Segmentation,” December 2006. Honggang held a lecturer appointment with ECE, a research scientist appointment with the Keck-UNM Small-Animal Imaging Lab at the School of Medicine at the University of New Mexico. She was also a Research Scientist with VisionQuest Biomedical.
Eduardo S. Barriga, “Spatiotemporal Independent Component Analysis with Applications to Optical Imaging,” Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, August 2006. He is currently the President of VisionQuest -Rx, Inc.. He received the 2013 Outstanding Young Engineer by the IEEE Albuquerque Section.
Paul Rodriguez V. “Fast and Accurate AM-FM Demodulation with Applications,” Summer 2005. He was hired by the Mathematical Modeling and Analysis group at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. He is now a Professor with the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru. He received the 2014 National Award for Scientific Production – Concytec (Peru) & Elsevier. He is currently an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Image Processing.
Jeff Kern, “Multispectral Image Registration using Mutual Information,” (with distinction) in Electrical Engineering, May 2003. Jeff was a distinguished member of the technical staff at Sandia National Laboratories. He also served as a part-time instructor with ECE at the University of New Mexico.
Venkatesh Jatla is the assistant director of ivPCL. He is currently working in solar image analysis, video analytics, and video compression .
Cody W. Eilar received his bachelor’s degree from the University of New Mexico in electrical engineering with an emphasis on digital design in 2010. He is currently employed in Sandia National Laboratories. His technical interests include FPGAs, object detection algorithms, high-speed software architecture and real-time video processing.
Alvaro Ulloa, ““Am-fm analysis of structural and functional magnetic resonance images,” M.Sc. Thesis, Electrical and Computer Engineering”,
He is currently working towards his Ph.D. at UNM. His M.Sc. Thesis in Statistics, related to current ivPCL research,
received the Lee Award for the best 2016 student presentation, awarded by the Albuquerque chapter of the American
Cong Zong, “Joint Control of Quality, Complexity, and Rate for HEVC Intra Mode”, Summer 2016. He is currently working at Dolby Laboratories.
Cebastian Westrom, “Representing Digital Images as Surfaces Using a Differential Geometric Model,” May 2015. He is currently an Electrophysics Engineer/Scientist II at Boeing (LinkedIn).
Gangadharan Esakki, “Dynamic Switching of GOP Configurations in High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) Using Relational Databases for Multi-objective Optimization,” Summer 2014. Gangadharan got an internship at Intel, will start working at Intel in 2017, and he is currently working towards his Ph.D. at UNM.
John Colby Hoffman, “High-Speed Dynamic Partial Reconfiguration for Field Programmable Gate Arrays,” Spring 2013. He is currently a System Architect with Raytheon. His M.Sc. thesis @ivPCL on was nominated for the Xilinx Ross Freeman Award for Technical Innovation.
Andrew Mihaelik, “ Optimal Digital Filter Design for Dispersed Signal Equalization, ” August 2007. He is now with Sandia National Laboratories.
Benjamin Mar, “ SIMD Pipelined Processor Implemented on an FPGA, ” August 2007. He is now with Sandia National Laboratories. Awarded the 2011 American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) Most Promising Engineer or Scientist Award.
Dresher Steve, “Feature Extraction for Improved Efficacy and Precision of a Robust and Automatic Image Registration Method,” August 2005. He is with Sandia National Laboratories
Oliver Jeromin, “Variogram Methods for Texture Classification and Segmentation,” August 2005. He is currently an ADAS and Self-Driving Technical Specialist with Faraday Future
Rob Warrick, “Multisensor Multitarget Tracking Detected from Noisy Images with a Cumulative Track Score Method for Real time Applications,” (with distinction) in Electrical Engineering, May 2005. He is with Sandia National Laboratories.
Janakiramanan Ramachandran, “Hierarchical Lung Image Segmentation,” May 2003. He is currently at Apple.
Jorge is an expert in Web Apps, Computer Graphics and mobile media networks. He is currently working on an open-source system to support interactive web searches for academic publications and websites.
Nishmitha Naveenchandra Kajekar, “Tutorial on Partial Reconfiguration of Image Processing Blocks using Vivado and SDK,” M.Sc. Report, ECE, Spring 2016. She has been with LitePoint, Mangalore Robautonics Private Limited.
Jean-Elie Pierre, “Monocular Visual Odometry for Mobile Robot Vision Estimation,” M.Sc. Report, ECE, Fall 2015. He is currently with AFRL.
Andrew Delgado, “Selecting Solar Models by Matching Coronal Holes,” M.Sc. Report, ECE, Spring 2015. He is currently with NIST in Maryland.
Hamed Nasrabadi, “Measurement of Motion of Carotid Bifurcation Plaques,” M.Sc. Report, ECE, December 2014. He is currently working towards a Ph.D. at UNM.
Philip G. Ortiz, “A Scalable, Low, Power Implementation of the Chirp-Z Transform in an FPGA for Real-time Image Formation,” M.Sc. Report, ECE, May 2014. He is Principal Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories.
Cesar Carranza, “GPU Acceleration for Multiscale AM-FM Decompositions for Diabetic Retinopathy Screening,” M.Sc. Report, ECE, Dec 2012. He is currently an Associate Professor with Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru.
|1||As an assignment in Prof. Pattichis 238L class, working independendly, Luke created the original VHDL (digital design) labs for ECE 238L @UNM in 1999. He is currently at Google.|
|2||Working under the supervision of Prof. Pattichis, Craig created the first set of digital design labs using VHDL to be used at UNM since 2000. Craig also contributed to the revision of the labs. Later development was led by Alonzo Vera and funded by Xilinx. Craig was later rehired by Prof. Pattichis to redesign the FMAC website (later to become COSMIAC). Craig was deputy director at COSMIAC. He is currently at COSMIAC.|
|3||Mike Lucero worked with Prof. Pattichis on a digital design project. He was the first ivPCL graduate to join Xilinx.|
|4||Kayla took ECE 238L online. Working with Prof. Pattichis, she completely redesigned the ECE 238L labs.|
|5||Jared worked on organizing Prof. Pattichis ECE 238L lectures.|
|6||Terri worked with Craig Kief in reorganizing the labs. After graduation, she joined AEgis technologies.|
|7||James worked on the FPGA labs. After graduation, he joined Boeing.|
|8||9||Stephen Tomany||Stephen worked on an emergency medicine project as and undergraduate. He later joined the Masters program in Computer Science.|
|10||Jared Morris||Jared was funded by the NSF STEP program to work on the CARINA project.|
|1||Abby Jacoby and Alexander Kaberlein||A WebApp to Support Digital Video Database Annotation||2015-2016|
|2||Md Moshiul Azam and Matthew Foust||A WebApp for Collaborative Solar Image Analysis: Extending CARINA||2015-2016|
|3||Patrick Michael Lopez, Connor Ryan Dolan, Edward Sadzewicz, Cody Wayne Shell, and Jaclynn Javonna Wakley||Collaborative Solar Image Annotation||2014-2015|
|4||Robert Lear, Dominic Quintana, and Shujie Chen||Solar Imaging||2013-2014|
|5||Stephen Sanchez, John Montoya, and Kasseun Wodajo||Solar Image Analysis||2012-2013|