Doctoral and Masters Students

NameYear*TopicCurrent Affiliation
Mirali Purohit2027ML for planetary explorationASU CS (PhD)
Rahul Nair2027Geographic bias and scene understanding in computer visionASU CS (PhD)
Gabriel Tseng2025ML algorithms for remote sensing data with sparse labelsMcGill/Mila (PhD)
Aditya Mohan2024Anomaly detection in remote sensingASU CS (MS)
Kartik Jawanjal2024Object detection and depth estimation in street-level imagesASU CS (MS)
Bhanu Tokas2024Object detection and depth estimation in street-level imagesASU CS (MS)
Keun Park2024Automatic map feature extraction (DARPA challenge)ASU CS (MS)
Aninda Ghosh2024Computer vision for field boundary segmentationASU CS (MS)
Manthan Satish2023Computer vision for field boundary segmentationASU CS (MS)
Ivan Zvonkov2023Scalable and deployed ML for remote sensingUMD CS (MS)

* Expected graduation year

Undergraduate Students

NameYear*TopicLast Known Affiliation
Adam Yang2023Label annotation for satellite images, land cover benchmarkingUMD CS
Ekenedilichukwu Ndu2022Label annotation for satellite imagesUMD CS
Maryann Vazhapilly2022Addressing dataset shift for operational ML systems for crop mappingUMD CS
Madhava Paliyam2022Segmentation for crop type mapping, Street2Sat object detection and depth estimationPalantir
Eva Utzschneider2022Cropland mapping for planted area change assessmentUS Dept of Justice
Sophia Owens2022Label annotation for satellite imagesUMD GEOG
Chin-Yun Kuei2022Label annotation for satellite imagesUMD GEOG
Logan Daytner2022Label annotation for satellite imagesUMD GEOG
Arushi Patel2022Out-of-distribution detection for science applicationsBank of America
Kevin Liu2021Street2Sat object detection and data visualizationUMD CS
Bryce Dubayah2021DORA pipeline for outlier detection, volcanic thermal anomaliesDeepCell
Sakshum Kulshrestha2021Novelty-guided targeting for Mars roversUMD CS
Yao Poudima2021Cropland mapping in MaliUMD iSchool
Bissaka Kenah2021Segmentation for crop type mapping in US MidwestMorgan Stanley
Favour Nerrise2020Novelty-guided targeting for Mars roversStanford CS

* Latest year working with me

High School Students

NameYear*TopicLast Known Affiliation
Saketh Sundar2023Field boundary delineation in satellite images, species detectionRiver Hill High School
Dhruv Pai2022In-season crop type mapping, WASDE report explorer toolStanford CS
Vinay Raman2022DORA pipeline for outlier detectionMontgomery Blair High School

* Latest year working with me

Interns and Postdocs

NameYear*TopicCurrent Affiliation
Benjamin Yeh (Intern)2023Rapid response with ML and Earth observationsNASA Harvest
Abena Boatemaa Asare-Ansah (Intern)2023Cropland mapping with ML and Earth observationsNASA Harvest
Adebowale Daniel Adebayo (Intern)2023Cropland area estimation with ML and Earth observationsNASA Harvest
Nils Prieur (Postdoc)2023Computer vision for automated boulder detection in satellite imagesStanford EPSP
NDspace team2022Depth estimation for Street2Sat using structure from motion (Deloitte Gravity Challenge)n/a
Robert Huppertz2021Burned area mapping near refugee settlementsOrbio

* Latest year working with me

Other thesis committee membership

NameYear*TopicCurrent Affiliation
Saisumana Konatam2024Predicting energy poverty using ML and remote sensingUMD CS (undergraduate)
Madeline Shwarz2026Feature matching for spatio-temporal change detectionASU SESE (PhD)
Paul Horton2023Data science systems for planetary science and astronomyASU SESE (PhD)
Matthew Watson2023Fourier Analysis for Affine Transformation Invariance in Neural NetworksASU CS (MS)
Yiming Zhang2023Urban area change detection in high-resolution satellite imagesUMD GEOG (PhD)
Ujjwala Anantheswaran2022Event Detection as Multi-Task Text GenerationASU CS (MS)

* Expected graduation year

Masters Capstone Students

NameYear*TopicCurrent Affiliation
David AdamkiewiczSpring 2021Shedding Light on Opaque Statistics of the World’s Largest Agricultural Consumer (China)NGA
Ryan McWeeneySpring 2021Inter-comparison of cropland detection accuracy in public land cover productsMaxar
Amanda LopezSpring 2021Assessing impact of conflict on planted area change in Tigray Region, EthiopiaUSDA
Adam MartinFall 2021Leveraging Machine Learning to Map Salient Classes in Jezero Crater, MarsLeidos
Afolarin LawalSpring 2020Mapping prevent plant acres due to US Midwest 2019 floodingCloud to Street

* Capstone semester and year