Students

One of the most enjoyable parts of being a professor is the opportunity to work closely with students on a variety of research topics. Below is a list of the many talented students that have worked with Professor Gotz either at UNC or elsewhere.

Current VACLab Student Collaborators

A number of students work as Research Assistants or volunteers within the VACLab. Visit the People page for a list of these talented and hardworking students.

Are you a student? Want to come do research with us? Click here to read about new student research opportunities wihtin the VACLab.

PhD Advisees

Charlene Finley (co-advisor)
Information Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Alex Rich
Health Informatics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Wenyuan Wang
Information Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Zhilan Zhou
PhD student in Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

PhD Committees

Current Committees

Anita Crescenzi
Information Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Megan Threats
Information Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Manish Kumar
Health Informatics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Vincent N. Carrasco
Health Informatics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Michael Ortiz
Health Informatics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Amy Ising
Health Informatics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Gal Levy-Fix
Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University

Completed Committees

Adam Sage
Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Received PhD and accepted position at Facebook

Natalie Stanley
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Received PhD and accepted postdoc position at Stanford University

Chanin Tolson
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2017)
Received PhD and accepted position at Apple

Yi Han
Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology (2016)

Yedendra Shrinivasan
Computer Science, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (2009)
Received PhD and accepted position at IBM Research India

Krist Wongsuphasawat
Computer Science, University of Maryland (2012)
Received PhD and accepted position at Twitter

Former Student Collaborators

Tasnia Sarwar, 2019
Undergraduate student in Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Joshua Shrestha, 2018-2019
Undergraduate student in Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Yufei Zhang, 2017-2018
Masters student in Information Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Graduated in Spring 2018 and accepted a position at Credit Suisse

Justin Hyeong Kim, 2017-2018
Undergraduate student in Information Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Graduate in Spring 2018 and accepted a position at Bank of America

Rashnil Chaturvedi, 2016-2017
Masters student in Information Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Graduated in Spring 2017 and accepted a position at Vimeo

Shun Sun, 2015-2016
Masters student in Information Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Graduated Fall 2016

Zhenwei Wang, 2015-2016
Masters student in Information Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Graduated Fall 2016 and accepted a postition at IBM

Rita Kundu, 2015-2016
Masters student in Information Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Graduated in Spring 2016 and accepted a position at Fidelity Investments

Jyotsna Sastrula, 2015-2016
Masters student in Information Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Graduated in Spring 2016 and accepted a position at Fidelity Investments

Sreenivas Reddy, 2015
Masters student in Information Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Graduated in Fall 2015 and accepted a position at LendUp

Annie Chen, 2015
PhD candidate in Information Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Received PhD and accepted faculty position at the University of Washington

Brandon Price, 2015
Undergraduate in Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Entered graduate school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Grace Shin, 2014
PhD student in Information Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Student Interns Supervised while at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

Nan Cao
Summer 2010
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Received PhD and accepted position at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

Wen-Hunag Cheng
Summer 2007
National Taiwan University
Received PhD and accepted position at the Institute of Information Science, Academia Sincia

Yedendra Shrinivasan
Summer 2008
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
Received PhD and accepted position at IBM Research India

Chad Stolper
Summer 2013
Georgia Institute of Technology
Received PhD and accepted position at Southwestern University

Krist Wongsuphasawat
Summer 2011
University of Maryland
Received PhD and accepted position at Twitter, Inc.

Zhiyuan Zhang
Summer 2012
Stony Brook University
Received PhD and accepted position at Facebook