I have had the good fortune to advise and mentor several students on independent research or serving on thesis committees.
Sebastian Schelter [website] [sebastian's thesis]
Serving on Sebastian's PhD theiss committee at TU Berlin.
Mahalia Miller [linkedin] [earthquake paper]
Mahalia wrote a paper on tracking earthquake damage via social media. Our collaboration started via SMACC.
Arun Jambulati [press]
Arun took independent research with me on graph theory, and is a TA for CME 305.
Burak Yavuz [linkedin]
Burak built the BlockMatrix abstraction in Spark while doing independent research with me, and is now at Databricks.
Our paper won the Best Paper Award at KDD 2016.
Vishakh Hegde [FusionNet]
Vishakh did independent research with me. We obtained leading results in the Princeton ModelNet competition.