Members of our research team and collaborators are listed below.

UIHI Lab Director

CV    -    Bio

Ibrahim Demir

Assistant Professor, CEE, ECE
Associate Research Faculty, IIHR
Faculty Affiliate, UI3, IFC, CGRER, MATC
University of Iowa

300 S. Riverside Dr
Iowa City, IA 52246
+1 (319) 335-5780 (office)
+1 (319) 335-5238 (fax)

Open Positions

Students and Postdocs

We are always looking for students and postdocs with strong programming skills, interested to work on JavaScript, Python, Database, Web Systems, Mobile Applications, GIS, OpenGL/WebGL, Unity, Graphic Design, AR/VR Applications, and more.. Applicants to NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) and NSF Earth Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowships (EAR-PF) are welcome to contact us for support.

We have several openings for Masters and PhD Graduate Research Assistantships and interns for our lab.

Researchers and Postdocs

Jerry Mount

Senior Researcher, PhD

Graduate Students

M. Yusuf Sermet

Graduate Student, PhD, ECE

Enes Yildirim

Graduate Student, PhD, CEE

Zhongrun Xiang

Graduate Student, PhD, CEE

Gregory J. Ewing

Graduate Student, PhD, CEE

Yazeed Alabbad

Graduate Student, PhD, CEE

Muhammed Ali Sit

Graduate Student, PhD, IS

Bekir Zahit Demiray

Graduate Student, MS, CS

Part-time Students and Collaborators

  • Arman Habib, 2019, MS, CEE (summer intern)
  • Zhouyayan (Iris) Li, 2019, BS, CEE (intern)
  • Anthony Maggio, 2019 (summer intern)
  • Joshua Feuerstein, 2019 (summer intern)
  • Akshat Gautam, 2018-2019 (intern)
  • Anson Hu, 2018-2019 (intern)
  • Aman Manazir, 2018-2019 (intern)
  • Peng Chen, 2019, MS, CS (collaborator)
  • Shobhit Narain, 2019, MS, CS (collaborator)
  • Haowen Xu, 2019, PhD, CEE (collaborator)


Graduate / Full-time Students
  • Muhammed Ali Sit, 2017-2019, MS, CS, UIOWA (now PhD student at UIOWA)
  • Haowen Xu, 2015-2019, PhD, CEE, UIOWA (now Postdoc at ORNL)
  • Peng Chen, 2017-2019, MS, CS (non-thesis)
  • Zhongyang Guan, 2017-2018, MS, CS, UIOWA (now Developer at
  • Dichha Rai, 2016-2017, MS, CS, UIOWA (non-thesis)
  • Mudathir Yahia, 2016-2017, MS, CS, UIOWA (now PhD student at UIOWA)
  • Suleyman Uslu, 2016-2017, MS, CS, UIOWA (now PhD student at IUPUI)
  • Enes Yildirim, 2015-2017, MS, CEE, UIOWA (now PhD student at UIOWA)
  • Haider Hameed, 2015-2017, MS, CS, UIOWA (now at Amazon)
  • Andre D. L. Zanchetta, 2017-2018, Software Developer
  • Samuel Debionne, 2015-2017, Software Developer
  • Osman Sonmez, 2012-2013, PhD, IIHR, UIOWA (visiting)
Part-time Students / Researchers
  • Runxiong Dong, 2019, MS, CS (part-time)
  • Yifan He, 2019, MS, CS, UIOWA (part-time)
  • Omar Bin Salamah, 2018, BS, CS, UIOWA (part-time)
  • Bekir Zahit Demiray, 2018, MS, CS (intern)
  • Jeremy M. Ferguson, 2018, High School (intern)
  • Flavia K. R. Hauss, 2018, BS, CEE (intern)
  • Tsutomu Fujisawa, 2017, BS, CS (intern)
  • M. Ali Sit, 2015-2017, BS, CS (intern)
  • Mary B. Windsor, 2015-2017, IIHR (researcher)
  • Paul E. Villanueva, 2016, BS, part-time (intern)
  • Bomo Shen, 2014-2016, BS, CS, UIOWA (part-time)
  • Ian Wold, 2014-2015, BS, CS, UIOWA (researcher)
  • Yusuf Sermet, 2014, BS, ECE (intern)
  • A.T.M. Saleh, 2014, part-time (remote)
  • Darnell K. Melvin Jr., 2014, BS, ISU (researcher)
  • Ramil Agliamzanov, 2013, BS, ECE (intern)
  • Rachel Cortez, 2013, BS, CEE, UIOWA (researcher)
  • Skeel Lee, 2013, part-time (Google SOC)
  • Hemant Singh, 2013, part-time (Google SOC)
  • Nikhil Upadhye, 2013, part-time (Google SOC)
  • Eric Osgood, 2012-2013, MS, MIE, UIOWA (researcher)
  • Jake Maschoff, 2012, BS, CEE, UIOWA (researcher)
  • Aaron Fisher, 2011, BS, CS, UIOWA (researcher)