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 52246-1585, US
+1 (319) 335-5780 (office)
+1 (319) 335-5238 (fax)

Open Positions

Students and Postdocs

We are looking for students and postdocs with strong programming skills, especially in JavaScript, Python, Database, Web Systems, Mobile Applications, GIS, OpenGL/WebGL. 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 MS/PhD Assistantships at NSF NRT program at University of Iowa.


M. Yusuf Sermet

Graduate Student, PhD, ECE

Haowen Xu

Graduate Student, PhD, CEE

Zhongrun Xiang

Graduate Student, PhD, CEE

Enes Yildirim

Graduate Student, PhD, CEE

Peng Chen

Graduate Student, MS, CS

Muhammed Ali Sit

Graduate Student, MS, CS

Shobhit Narain

Graduate Student, MS, CS

Omar Bin Salamah

Undergraduate Student, CS & Philosophy


Raymond E. Hammond

Researcher, BS, CS

Visiting / Part-time Students and Researchers

Graduate Students
  • Bekir Zahit Demiray, 2018, MS, CS (visiting)
High School Students
  • Akshat Gautam, 2018 (intern)
  • Aman Manazir, 2018 (intern)
  • Anson Hu, 2018 (intern)


Graduate Students
  • Zhongyang Guan, 2017-2018, MS, CS, UIOWA (non-thesis)
  • Dichha Rai, 2016-2017, MS, CS, UIOWA (non-thesis)
  • Mudathir Yahia, 2016-2017, MS, CS, UIOWA (non-thesis)
  • 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)
  • Bomo Shen, 2014-2016, BS, CS, UIOWA (now at OmniVista Solutions)
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Ian Wold, 2014-2015, BS, CS, UIOWA (researcher)
  • M. 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)