Here is a list of students that have worked with me during my time at SIU, including their activities and accomplishments. I was very fortunate to mentor and work with such a group of dedicated students.

Undergraduate Students

Research

  • Megan Hall - Spring 2016
  • Adam Woodworth - Fall 2015
  • Geovane Ferreira Piccinin - Spring 2015
    Visiting student from Brazil's Science Without Borders program 
  • Alex Glasnovich - Fall 2014-Spring 2015 
  • Charity McCray - Spring 2014 
  • Michael Barry - Spring 2011 

Independent/Individual Study

  • Peter Schorsch - Fall 2015, Spring 2016
  • Aaron Toner - Spring 2015, Fall 2015
  • Alex Glasnovich - Spring 2015 
  • Marcelo Bandeira da Silva - Fall 2014-Spring 2015
    Visiting student from Brazil's Science Without Borders program 
  • Geovane Ferreira Piccinin - Fall 2014
    Visiting student from Brazil's Science Without Borders program 
  • Ryan Perrin - Spring 2013 
  • Emily McQuillan - Summer 2011 
  • Dustin Johnson - Summer 2011 
  • Byford Klebba - Fall 2010-Spring 2011 
  • Zachary Sullens - Fall 2010

Internship

  • Daniel Ninness - Fall 2015
  • Christa Walker - Spring 2015
  • Sean Back - Fall 2012 
  • Benjamin Yablonka - Spring 2011 
  • Joseph Neil - Spring 2011
  • James Womble - Fall 2010 
  • David France - Spring 2010 

Volunteer

  • Dorie Abrams - Summer 2013, Fall 2014

Undergraduate Assistants (UGA)

  • Ren Jing - Fall 2015, Spring 2016
  • Lee Cooper - Fall 2015
  • Alex Glasnovich - Fall 2012-Spring 2014
  • Zachary T. Sullens - Fall 2010-Spring 2011

Graduate Assistants (GA)

  • Alireza Khamesipour (Ali) - Fall 2014-Spring 2016
  • Seyedmorteza Sahebkarkhorasani (Morteza) - Fall 2013-Spring 2015
  • Soroosh Sohangir - Fall 2013-Spring 2014
  • Zhichu Huang - Spring 2013
  • Shahriar Rahimi (Nick) - Fall 2012-Spring 2013

Student Activities and Accolades

2016

  • Peter SchorschCody LingleLee Cooper, Ren JingZiyad Alotaibi
SIU Student Web Development Team attended the the AITP NCC's 2016 Web Application Project Contest, sponsored by the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP). 



 




The team presented a poster with results of their Web Application project (available at http://mwpolosociety.com). The application will support the activities of the Midwest Water Polo Society (MWWPS). The application will provide a way for teams to communicate and schedule competitions.
Peter participated in the Systems Analysis and Design contest. Ren and Lee formed a team for the Database Design contest.


Cody
, a Senior in Information Systems Technologies (IST) and President of the Security Dawgs, finished in first place in the Security Competition. The Security Qualifications Exam had 86 participants. The top 10 students advanced to the Security Finals. 
Lee, Ren, and Peter took and passed the exam for the Information Systems Analyst (ISA) Certification sponsored by the Institute for the Certification of Computer Professionals (ICCP).
  • Peter SchorschCody LingleLee Cooper, Ren Jing, Ziyad Alotaibi
SIU Student Web Development Team preparing for the the AITP NCC's 2016 Web Application Project Contest, sponsored by the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP). 
The team has been working since Fall 2015 on a fully functional web application to support the activities of the future Midwest Water Polo Society (MWWPS), which is being formed to assist the development of the sport in the Midwest. The application will provide a way for teams to communicate and schedule competitions.

2015

  • Daniel Ninness and Dr. Andrey Soares
First Place in the Student Poster Competition at the 2015 ASA Research Symposium (November 21, 2015). Poster: Development of Agile Project Management Tool

  • Adam Woodworth and Dr. Andrey Soares
Poster presentation at the 2015 ASA Research Symposium, Southern Illinois Carbondale. Poster: MIT App Inventor Open Source Development



  • Alireza Khamesipour, Dr. Andrey Soares and Dr. Joan M. Davis
Presentation at the 2015 ASA Research Symposium
Using the Guideline Elements Model (GEM) for Improving the Smoking Cessations Rule-Based System



  • Geovane Piccinin, and 
    Dr. Andey Soares
Poster presentation during the 2015 Undergraduate Creative and Research Activities Forum on Monday, April 6, 2015. Poster: A Report of Lessons Learned during the development of a Web System Application

  • Alex Glasnovich, and 
    Dr. Andey Soares
Poster presentation during the 2015 Undergraduate Creative and Research Activities Forum on Monday, April 6, 2015. Poster: Using machine Learning and Electronic Health Records to Predict Patients Interested in Quitting Tobacco
  • Alex Glasnovich, Geovane Piccinin, Marcelo Bandeira da Silva, Dr. Andey Soares, and Dr. Joan M. Davis 
Poster presentation during the 2015 Undergraduate Creative and Research Activities Forum on Monday, April 6, 2015. Poster: Tobacco User Profile Viewer (TUP Viewer)


  • Geovane Piccinin
Geovane participated in the 2015 Saluki App Competition with his app: Squirrel: Career Fair Facilitator




  • Geovane Piccinin, Marcelo Bandeira da Silva, and Alex Glasnovich
Students attended the 20th AITP National Collegiate Conference and Career Fair in Omaha, Nebraska, March 26-28, 2015.


They participated in the Web Project contest, the Systems Analysis and Design contest, and the Database contest.


In addition, they completed a presentation and poster session with results of their web project: Tobacco User Profile Viewer (TUP Viewer).






  • Alex Glasnovich, Geovane Piccinin, Marcelo Bandeira da Silva, and Dr. Joan M. Davis
SIU Web Dev Team meeting with the client to test the Tobacco User Profile Viewer (TUP Viewer) application for the AITP NCC's 2015 Web Application Project Contest

  • Geovane Piccinin, Dr. Andrey Soares, George Bricker, David Miller, Dr. Sam Chung
ISAT faculty and student volunteered as judges and referees to help the 2nd Annual Vex Robotics Event at Carbondale Community High School on Saturday, February 21, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

  • Alireza Khamesipour, Alex Glasnovich, Geovane Piccinin, and Marcelo Bandeira da Silva
Introducing the Intelligent Systems & Informatics (ISI) Research Lab to Ms. Helen Heimann, Senior Vice President and Director of Regulatory Change Management at Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC, and ISAT alumni. 

  • Dr. Andrey Soares, Alireza Khamesipour and Dr. Joan M. Davis
Paper (in preparation). Using rule-based systems to support healthcare providers during tobacco cessations.

  • Dr. Andrey Soares, Soroosh Sohangir and Dr. Joan M. Davis
Paper (in preparation). A Comparison of Machine Learning Algorithms to predict Patients interested in quitting tobacco use based on electronic health records

2014

  • Alireza Khamesipour, Dr. Andrey Soares and Dr. Joan M. Davis
Presentation at the 2014 ASA Research Symposium. JESS: How to Use Rule-Based Systems in a Smoking Tobacco Cessation
  • Geovane Piccinin, Alex Glasnovich, Alireza Khamesipour, Dr. Andrey Soares and Dr. Joan M. Davis
First Place (tied) in the Student Poster Competition at the 2014 ASA Research Symposium (November 22, 2014). A Clinical Decision Support System for Tobacco Intervention Using Electronic Health Records 
  • Dr. Andrey Soares, Dr. Nancy Martin and Dorie Abrams
Co-Instructor at the Build Your Own Mobile App with App Inventor Workshop, 24th Annual Expanding Your Horizons Conference. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL. November 1, 2014 

  • Geovane Piccinin, Alex Glasnovich, Alireza Khamesipour, Dr. Andrey Soares and Dr. Joan M. Davis
Presentation at the ISAT Research Forum (September 26, 2014). A Clinical Decision Support System for Tobacco Intervention Using Electronic Health Records 

  • Alex Glasnovich, Geovane Piccinin, Marcelo Bandeira da Silva, and Dr. Joan M. Davis
SIU Web Dev Team meeting with the client to plan the Tobacco User Profile Viewer (TUP Viewer) application for the 2015 AITP Web Application Project Contest.

  • Geovane Piccinin and Marcelo Bandeira da Silva
Meeting the R2/D2 replica during the CASA Luau College Connection (August 20, 2014), hosted by the College of Applies Sciences and Arts.







  • Alex Hutchinson and Alex Glasnovich
First Place (tied) at the 2014 SIU App Competition. Gluten Free Converter App 

2013

  • Dr. Nancy Martin, Dr. Andrey Soares, Dorie Abrams
Co-Instructor at the Build your Own Android App: Summer Camp for Middle School Girls (June 05-07, 2013)


  • Shahriar Rahimi, Dr. Andrey Soares and Dr. Joan M. Davis
Poster presentation at the 2013 SIU Research Town Hall Meeting (April 16, 2013). Development a Computerized Clinical Decision Support System to facilitate tobacco Interventions in Oral Healthcare

2012

  • Alex Glasnovich
Honorable Mention at the 2012 SIU Idea Competition. Data Stopper App



2011

  • Zachary T. Sullens and Dr. Andrey Soares
Poster presentation at the 2011 SIU Research Town Hall Meeting (April 12, 2011). IT Connections: IT experience and workforce development for IST students