Alumni

Former Graduate Students, 1990-Present

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2020

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

Chris Bates
 
Charles Granger
 
Idex
Andres Guevara Torres
Research Scientist, Ovitz
Understanding How Pre-Saccadic Attention Influences Predictive Oculomotor Behavior and the Underlying Neural Circuitry
Postdoctoral Researcher, UC Berkeley School of Optometry
Signatures of Approximate Bayesian Inference in Early Visual Perception
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania
Zheng Liu
Neural Activity in Multiple Cortical Areas during Brain-Computer Interface Control
 
Daniel Nikolov
 
Optical Engineer, University of Rochester
Neural Basis of Object Motion Perception During Self-Motion
 
Brad Mahon
The post-stroke brain: A comprehensive, longitudinal assessment of vascular, neural, and perceptual changes
Medical Scientist Training Program, University of Rochester Medical Center
Nick Takaki
 
Synopsys
Celeste Kidd
Situational Determinants of Curiosity: An experimental approach
Data Scientist Fellow, Insight Data Science
Di Xu
 
Facebook
Jose Fernando Zvietcovich Zegarra
University of Houston

2019

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

Research Assistant, University of Rochester
Matt Overlan
Research Scientist, Google DeepMind
Elizabeth Saionz
Time is Vision: Properties of Vision Early after Occipital Stroke and Capacity for Recovery
 
Elizabeth Shay
Brad Mahon
Jessica Cantlon
 
Eric Schiesser
Synopsys
Sarah Walters
 
Kaitlin Wozniak
Material and biological response of femtosecond photo-modification in hydrogel and cornea
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Rochester
Geunyoung Yoon
Amy Lerner
Engineer II, Design at Bausch + Lomb
Gabor domain optical coherence microscopy combined with fluorescence microscopy
Senior Design Engineer, ASML

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
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
Initial Eye Gaze to Faces and their Functional Consequence on Face Identification Abilities in Autism Spectrum Disorder
 
 
Biologist, FDA

2017

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

Dick Aslin
 
Postdoctoral Fellow, Ophthamology, University of Rochester
Berkeley Fahrenthold
Postdoctoral Fellow, Ophthamology, University of Rochester
Robert Jacobs
Jiebo Luo
Research Scientist, DeepMind
Brad Mahon
Postdoctoral fellow, Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, University of Pennsylvania
Research Associate, University of Washington Seattle
Dissecting the Roles of Notch and BMP Signaling in Anterior Segment Dysgenesis
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
Principal Investigator, Institute of Psychology and Behavioral Science / Shanghai Mental Health Center at 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

2013

2012

2011

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

Research Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology / Adjunct Research Assistant Professor, Biological Structure, University of Washington
Optical Scientist, Oculus Research

2010

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

Daphne Bavelier
Head of Fuxi AI Lab, NetEase
Lana Nagy*
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

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

2008

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

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
David Knill
Program Officer, Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Jelena Jovancevic Misic
Mary Hayhoe
 
Daphne Bavelier
Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania and Director, Advanced Retinal Imaging, Center for Advanced Retinal and Ocular Therapeutics

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

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
James Magnuson
Mary Hayhoe
 

2000

Name

Advisor

Thesis

Current Position

Charlie Duffy
Research Assistant Professor, Neurology, University of Rochester

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

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

*Left with Masters