Remco Chang


Assistant Professor
Tufts University
Computer Science


Halligan Hall 221
161 College Avenue
Medford, MA 02155
(Office) 617-627-3681
(Lab) 617-627-6514
remco_at_cs.tufts.edu


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PhD and Post Doctoral Students

Abby Mosca (PhD) 2016-
Dylan Cashman (PhD) 2016-
Notable Awards and Distinctions:
Internship at PARC (2016)
Internship at MIT Lincoln Lab(2015)
Marianne Procopio (PhD) 2015-
Notable Awards and Distinctions:
MIT Lincoln Scholar (2016)
Alvitta Ottley (PhD) 2011-2016
Thesis: Toward Personalized Visualizations (pdf)
Committee: Rob Jacob, Sam Guyer, Holly Taylor, Cristina Conati
Employment:
After graduation: Assistant Professor at University of Washington in St. Louis
Notable Awards and Distinctions:
Heidelberg Laureate (Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation) (2016)
CHI Honorable Mention Best Paper Award (2015)
Kirk and Janelle Loevner Fellowship (Tufts) (2014)
Internship at IBM Research (Almaden) (2014)
Internship at IBM Research (Cambridge) (2013)
Eli T. Brown (PhD) 2010-2015
Thesis: Learning from Users' Interactions with Visual Analytics Systems (pdf)
Committee: Rob Jacob, Gregory Crane, Misha Kilmer, Chris North
Employment:
After graduation: Assistant Professor at DePaul University
Notable Awards and Distinctions:
Internship at Microsoft Research (Redmond) (2014)
Internship at PNNL (2013)
Lane Harrison (Post Doc) 2013-2015
Employment:
After graduation: Assistant Professor at WPI
Notable Awards and Distinctions:
Best Poster Award, InfoVis (2012)
Jordan Crouser (PhD) 2010-2013
Thesis: Toward Theoretical Measures for Systems Involving Human Computation (pdf)
Committee: Rob Jacob, Ben Hescott, Mary Glaser, Matthew Schmidt
Employment:
After graduation: MIT Lincoln Lab
Currently: Assistant Professor at Smith College
Notable Awards and Distinctions:
IEEE VGTC PhD Dissertation Award Honorable Mention (2014)
Internship at MIT Lincoln (2012)
Visualizing Research at Tufts Award: Illustrations (2011)

Master's Students

Melissa Iori
Draper Fellow (2016)
Maja Milosavlijevic
NSF Graduate Student Fellowship Honorable Mention (2016)
NSA Mathematics and Computer Science Scholarship (2016)
Google Lime Fellowship (2017)
Erden Otkay
Jared Bronen
Filipe Barroso
Anzu Hakone
Jared Chandler
Dylan Cashman 2016
After graduation: PhD student at Tufts
Fumeng Yang 2016
After graduation: PhD student at Brown
Stephen McDonald 2015
After graduation: GIS Fellow at the Center for Geographic Analysis at Harvard
Guvenc Usanmaz 2015
After graduation: Research/Teaching Assistant at the University of Tekirdag (Turkey)
Jason Jacob 2014
After graduation: Draper Labs
Helen (Jieqiong) Zhao 2013
After graduation: PhD student at Purdue University
Orkun Ozbek 2014
After graduation: Software Engineer at TripAdvisor
Samuel (Shaomeng) Li 2012
After graduation: PhD student at the University of Oregon
Takao Tanizawa 2011
After graduation: Senior Software Engineer at Murata Machinery
Jeremy Freeman 2011
After graduation: Java Engineer at Zoom Information
Michael Degatano 2011
After graduation: Software Engineer at Pegasystems
Daniel Kee 2011
After graduation: Software Engineer at iRobot

Undergraduate Thesis & Project

Shana Friedman 2015
After graduation: Apple
Liz Salowitz 2013
After graduation: Project Manager at Microsoft
Daniel Kass 2013
After graduation: Technology Lead at Layerframe
Connor Gramazio 2012
NSF Graduate Student Fellowship (2011)
Honorable Mention, CRA Undergraduate Research Award (2011)
After graduation: PhD student at Brown University

PhD Thesis Committee

Mike Curry (MIT) 2017
Thesis advisor: Daniel Hastings
Leilani Battle (MIT) 2017
Thesis advisor: Mike Stonebraker
After graduation: Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland
Beste Yuksel (Tufts) 2016
Thesis advisor: Rob Jacob
After graduation: Assistant Professor at University of San Francisco
Jessica Zeitz Self (Virginia Tech) 2016
Thesis advisor: Chris North
After graduation: Assistant Professor at University of Mary Washington
Gordon Briggs (Tufts) 2015
Thesis advisor: Matthias Scheutz
After graduation: Naval Research Lab
Steven Gomez (Brown) 2015
Thesis advisor: David Laidlaw
After graduation: MIT Lincoln Lab
Dan Afergan (Tufts) 2015
Thesis advisor: Rob Jacob
After graduation: Google
Evan Peck (Tufts) 2014
Thesis advisor: Rob Jacob
After graduation: Assistant Professor at Bucknell
Jingjing Liu (Tufts) 2014
Thesis advisor: Carla Brodley
After graduation: Software Engineer at ZenMarketing
Currently: Google
Amelio Vazquez-Reina (Tufts ECE) 2012
Thesis advisor: Eric Miller
After graduation: BBN / Raytheon
James Won (Tufts Human Factors) 2012
Thesis advisor: Dan Hannon
After graduation: MIT Lincoln Lab
Erin Solovey (Tufts) 2011
Thesis advisor: Rob Jacob
After graduation: NSF CI Fellow at MIT
Currently: Assistant Professor at Drexel
Thomas Butkiewicz (UNC Charlotte) 2010
Thesis advisor: Bill Ribarsky
After graduation: Research Assistant Professor at University of New Hampshire