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UIHI Lab Director


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Ibrahim Demir

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

300 S. Riverside Dr
Iowa City, IA 52246

ibrahim-demir@uiowa.edu
+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

M. Yusuf Sermet

Postdoctoral Researcher, PhD
msermet@uiowa.edu
http://myweb.uiowa.edu/msermet/

Ozlem Baydaroglu Yesilkoy

Visiting Scholar, PhD
ozlem-baydaroglu@uiowa.edu

Serhan Yesilkoy

Visiting Scholar, PhD
serhan-yesilkoy@uiowa.edu

Graduate Students


Muhammed Sit

Graduate Student, PhD, Informatics
muhammed-sit@uiowa.edu
https://github.com/malisit

Gregory J. Ewing

Graduate Student, PhD, CEE
gregory-ewing@uiowa.edu

Yazeed Alabbad

Graduate Student, PhD, CEE
yazeed-alabbad@uiowa.edu

Zhouyayan (Iris) Li

Graduate Student, PhD, CEE
zhouyayan-li@uiowa.edu

Bekir Zahit Demiray

Graduate Student, PhD, Informatics
bekirzahit-demiray@uiowa.edu

Carlos Erazo Ramirez

Graduate Student, PhD, CEE
carlosvalentin-erazoramirez@uiowa.edu

Ramteja Sajja

Graduate Student, MS, ECE
ramteja-sajja@uiowa.edu

Beyza Cikmaz

Graduate Student, MS, UP

Nikhil Singh

Graduate Student, MS, CS
nikhil-singh@uiowa.edu

Part-time Students and Collaborators


Students
  • Enes Yildirim, PhD, 2022-present, Collaborator
  • Zhongrun Xiang, PhD, 2022-present, Collaborator
  • Jiaqi Zhao, 2022-present, High School (intern)
  • Joshua Qin, 2022-present, High School (intern)
  • Zitong Wang, 2022-present, High School (intern)
  • Sahil Bhatia, 2022-present, High School (intern)
  • Muhammed Cikmaz, 2022-present, High School (intern)
  • Mehmed Sahin, 2022-present, High School (intern)
  • Shiva Goli, 2022-present, High School (intern)

Alumni


Graduate / Full-time Students
  • Enes Yildirim, 2017-2022, PhD, CEE (now GIS Coordinator at Iowa DNR)
  • Zhongrun Xiang, 2017-2022, PhD, CEE (now Principal Data Scientist, Capital One)
  • Vahid E. Akhlaghi, 2020-2022, PhD, BA, UIOWA (now Postdoc at GATech)
  • Ashani Vaidya, 2021-2022, MS, CS, UIOWA
  • Zeeshan Ahmed, 2021, MS, CS, UIOWA
  • Nikhil Singh, 2021, MS, CS, UIOWA
  • Bekir Demiray, 2021, MS, CS, UIOWA (now PhD student at UIOWA)
  • Muneeb Shahid, 2021, MS, CS, UIOWA
  • Yusuf Sermet, 2015-2020, PhD, ECE (now Postdoc at UIOWA)
  • Carlos Erazo Ramirez, 2019-2020, CEE, MS (now PhD student at UIOWA)
  • Isha Panvalkar, 2020, MS, CS, UIOWA
  • Muhammed Sit, 2017-2019, MS, CS, UIOWA (now PhD student at UIOWA)
  • Haowen Xu, 2015-2019, PhD, CEE, UIOWA (now Postdoc at ORNL)
  • Shobhit Narain, 2019, MS, CS, UIOWA
  • Peng Chen, 2017-2019, MS, CS (non-thesis)
  • Zhongyang Guan, 2017-2018, MS, CS, UIOWA (now Developer at Tuniu.com)
  • 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)
  • Osman Sonmez, 2012-2013, PhD, IIHR, UIOWA (now Prof at Sakarya Univ)
Researchers
  • Dixon Vimalajeewa, Postdoc, CS, 2021 (NGI Explorer)
  • Andre D. L. Zanchetta, 2017-2018, Software Developer
  • Samuel Debionne, 2015-2017, Software Developer
Part-time Students / Researchers
  • Qiuayu Gu, 2022, BS, CS
  • Beyza Cikmaz, 2021, BS, UP
  • Kane Templeton, CS, MS, 2021 (part-time)
  • Ryan Skrzypek, CSE, BS, 2021 (part-time student)
  • Kevin Nguyen, Business, BS, 2021 (part-time student)
  • Ishan Goyal, High School, 2021 (SSTP intern)
  • Edgar Babajanyan, High School, 2020-2021 (intern)
  • Akshat Gautam, High School, 2018-2021 (intern, part-time student)
  • Anson Hu, High School, 2018-2021 (intern, part-time student)
  • Indrani Ghosh, CS, MS, 2020 (collaborator)
  • Zachary Macke, 2019-2020 (undergraduate researcher)
  • Joshua Feuerstein, High School, 2019-2020 (intern)
  • Anthony Maggio, High School, 2019 (intern)
  • Aman Manazir, High School, 2018-2019 (intern)
  • Zhouyayan (Iris) Li, 2019-2020, BS, CEE (intern)
  • Takumi Niwa, 2019, BS, ECE (collaborator)
  • Arman Habib, 2019, MS, CEE (intern)
  • 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)
  • Muhammed 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)