Former students

  • Andres Uribe, Ph.D., 2010, post-doctoral research fellow, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Diego, CA
  • Qingwei Li, Ph.D., 2011, senior research analyst, Eastman Chemical Co., Kingsport, TN
  • Alfredo Santana, Ph.D., 2011, asst. prof., IE, Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico
  • Diana Prieto, Ph.D., 2011, asst. prof., IIE, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
    (co-advised with T. Das)
  • Dayna Martinez, Ph.D., 2012, research fellow, J. A. Haley Veterans' Hospital, Tampa, FL
    (co-advised with T. Das)

Current Ph.D. students

  • Sandro Paz, Ph.D. candidate
  • Daniel Romero

Student awards
  • Sandro Paz, Gordon and Paula Gillette Endowed Engineering Scholarship, Spring 2013
  • Dayna Martinez, 2nd place, dissertation poster competition, "Non-pharmaceutical interventions for mitigation of influenza pandemics", ISERC annual conference, May 2012
  • Dayna Martinez, 1st place, technical poster competition, "Non-pharmaceutical interventions for mitigation of influenza pandemics", HENAAC 2010, Oct. 2010
  • Dayna Martinez, USF College of Engineering Research Week Poster Award, Oct. 2010
  • Alfredo Santana, Tampa Metropolitan Ministries 2010 Ambassador Award, May 2010
  • Andres Uribe, USF Graduate and Professional Student Council’s Graduate Student Award, Apr. 2010
  • Qingwei Li, Conference grant, USF Engineering Alumni Society, $400, Feb. 2010
  • Qingwei Li, USF Graduate School Student Challenge Grant, "The Optimal Design of Water Supply Systems for Energy Efficiency in Tampa Bay Area", Li Q., Mo W., Korecki J., Booth B., $5,000, Jan. 2010 - Dec. 2010
  • Diana Prieto, Alfredo Santana, USF Graduate School Student Challenge Grant, "Novel Data Collection Strategies for Pandemic Surveillance", Prieto D., Santana A., Malavade S., Moshtaghi N., $5,000, Jan. 2010 - Dec. 2010
  • Sandro Paz, FGLSAMP Bridge to the Doctorate Fellow Award, 2009-2011
  • Sandro Paz, Diverse Student Success Fellowship, 2009-2011
  • IIE student chapter @ USF (faculty advisor since 2007):
      - IIE Gold Award (2012, 2013)
      - USF EXPO best student organization award (2012)
      - IIE Silver Award (2011)
      - Florida Engineering Foundation award (2011)
      - USF EXPO best student organization award (2011)
      - IIE Bronze Award (2010)
      - IIE Award of Merit (2008)