Alumni

Former Graduate Students, 1990-Present

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2022

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

Udaysankar Chockanathan
 
 
Emily Crosier
 
 
Joseph German
Robert Jacobs / Len Schubert
Explaining the Flexible Use of Conceptual Knowledge in Human Cognition and Runtime Learning
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego
Mechanisms of Glaucoma-Relevant Ganglion Cell Death
Postdoctoral Associate, Jackson Laboratory
Elizabeth Saionz
 
Sabyasachi Shivkumar
Ralf Haefner / Chenliang Xu
Signatures of Suboptimality and Causal Inference in Perceptual Decisions
 
Scott Will
Optical Engineer, Goddard Space Flight Center (NASA)
Meng-Huan Wu
Robert Jacobs / Rajeev Raizada
Knowledge in the Human Brain: Structured to Allow Easy Access for Subsequent Tasks
Microsoft

2021

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

Ankani Chattoraj
Models of Approximate Inference in Vision
NVDIA
Shanna Coop
Neural Mechanisms of Presaccadic Attention and Foveal Prediction
Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University
Adam Danz
Sr. Software Engineer, MathWorks
Wesley Farriss
Optical Scientist, Polaris Sensors, Inc.
Annette French
Perceptual Processes Underlying Depth Judgement of Moving Object During Self-Motion
 
Janis Intoy
The Role of Eye Movement in High-Acuity Monocular and Binocular Vision
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Rochester
Optical Engineer, Apple
Linghao Xu*
Models of Approximate Inference in Vision
Einstein College of Medicine

2020

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University
 
Optical Engineer, IDEX Health & Science, LLC
Andres Guevara Torres
Research Scientist, Ovitz
Postdoctoral Researcher, UC Berkeley School of Optometry
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania
Analytics & Insights Project Lead, MilliporeSigma
Aaron Michalko
Optical Payload Center of Excellence
Daniel Nikolov
Optical Engineer, University of Rochester
Research Engineer, Novateur Research Solutions
Brad Mahon
Medical Scientist Training Program, University of Rochester Medical Center
Nick Takaki
Synopsys
Celeste Kidd
Data Scientist, Disney Streaming Services
Di Xu
Facebook
Postdoctoral fellow, University of Houston

2019

2018

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

Daniel Brooks
Jonathan Ellis
Wayne Knox
 
Brad Mahon
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Rochester Medical Center
Optical systems engineer, Melles Griot: a Unit of IDEX Health & Science
Alex Iacchetta
Maxar Radiant Solutions
Postdoctoral Fellow, Whasil Lee lab, URMC
Data Science Consultant, Cognitive & Computational Neuroscientist, Everything Set
Data Scientist, Scopus IT
Daniel Savage
 
Kim Schauder
Louisa Bennetto
Duje Tadin
 
Biologist, FDA

2017

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

Matt Bergkoetter
Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA
Dick Aslin
 
Postdoctoral Fellow, Ophthamology, University of Rochester
Zack DeSantis
Lockheed-Martin
Robert Jacobs
Jiebo Luo
Research Scientist, DeepMind
Berkeley Fahrenthold
Postdoctoral Fellow, Ophthamology, University of Rochester
Brad Mahon
Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Rochester Medical Center
Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Washington
Associate Director of Translational Research, EyeCRO
Stephanie Syc-Mazurek
 

2016

2015

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

Ed Freedman
Product Scientist, Indeed.com
Daphne Bavelier
Duje Tadin
Associate Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Alfredo Dubra
David Williams
Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellow, Associated Retinal Consultants, P.C.
Gary Paige
Bill O'Neill
Director, Auditory Perceptual Encoding Laboratory, Boys Town National Research Hospital
Ben Hayden
Data Science Lead/Manager, Klaviyo

2014

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

Lin Gan
Associate Research Scientist, Columbia University Medical Center
Alden Jurling
Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA
Assistant Professor, Yale University
Geunyoung Yoon
VP Vision Science at Clerio Vision, Inc.

2013

2012

2011

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

Optical Scientist, Oculus Research
Geunyoung Yoon
Research Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology / Adjunct Research Assistant Professor, Biological Structure, University of Washington
Tom Zielinski
Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA

2010

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

Paul Scherrer Institut
Daphne Bavelier
Head of Fuxi AI Lab, NetEase
Lana Nagy*
Geunyoung Yoon
Higher order spherical aberration interactions to increase depth of focus and retinal image quality for presbyopic corrections
 
Research Scientist, Oculus/Facebook

2009

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

Faculty, Western Connecticut State University
Alex Pouget
Assistant Professor, Hamilton College
Gary Paige
Bill O'Neill
Clinical Assistant Professor, Stanford Medicine

2008

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA
Greg Brady
Space Telescope Science Institute
Daphne Bavelier
Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison
David Knill
Program Officer, Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Jelena Jovancevic Misic
Mary Hayhoe
 
Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania and Director, Advanced Retinal Imaging, Center for Advanced Retinal and Ocular Therapeutics
Perceptual learning of visual motion discriminations in humans with primary visual cortical (V1) damage
Assistant Director Compliance & Regulatory Affairs, IRB Operations, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Mary Hayhoe
Director, Cognitive Science Center and Associate Professor, Technical University Darmstadt

2007

2006

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

Daeyeol Lee
Professor, Catholic Kwandong University, International St. Mary Hospital
Tania Pasternak
Senior Vice President, Director of Medical and Scientific Affairs at Dudnyk

2005

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

Mary Hayhoe
Principal Scientist, Human Factors, Principia Engineering Inc.

2004

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

Associate Professor, University of Houston College of Optometry
David Calkins
Associate Professor, Wake Forest School of Medicine

2003

2002

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

Charlie Duffy
Assistant Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College
Dick Aslin
Mike Weliky
Senior Staff Scientist, Cognitive Development and Neuroimaging Lab, University of Minnesota
Daphne Bavelier
Professor & Director, Center for Biomedical and Brain Imaging, University of Delaware

2001

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

Dana Ballard
Professor, Rochester Inst. of Technology
Mary Hayhoe
Professor, University of Connecticut

2000

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

William Page
Charlie Duffy
 

1999

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

Professor, University of Washington
James Müller
Peter Lennie
 

1997

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

Mary Hayhoe
Owner, Bensinger Technology

1996

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

Andrea Li
Peter Lennie
Associate Professor, Queens College, CUNY

1995

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

Peter Lennie
Professor, Carthage College
Mary Hayhoe
Principal Consultant - Human Factors in Context
Mary Hayhoe
Frederick Wiedman Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology

1992

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

Per Møller
Mary Hayhoe
 
Nobutoshi Sekiguchi
 
Dick Aslin
Director of Postdoctoral Services, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1990

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

Peter Lennie
Head, Integrated Sciences Academy; Director, Program of Color Science; Director, Munsell Color Science Laboratory; Professor, RIT