People

Director:
Roy M. Turner, Associate Professor of Computer Science, School of Computing and Information Science, University of Maine
PhD students:

Chris Wilson (dissertation topic: Context-Driven Behavior)

Zac Hutchinson (project focus: spiking neural networks)

Alexander Revello (project: using deep learning for seabird surveys from aerial photos)

MS students:
None currently
Undergraduates:
Mac Creamer (interest area: deep learning)
Affiliated personnel:

Larry Whitsel, PhD, Advanced Computing Group, UMaine

Steven G. Chappell, Software Systems Engineer (ret.), the Autonomous Undersea Systems Institute

Recent graduates:

Sonia Rode (2016; MS project: Representing and Communicating Context in Multiagent Systems)

Zachary L. Schiller (2015; MS project: Email Similarity and Automatic Reply Generation Using Statistical Topic Modeling and Machine Learning)

Graham Morehead (2014, co-advised by James Wilson, School of Marine Sciences; MS thesis: A Complex-Systems Approach to Simulating the Sea Urchin Ecology)

Larry Whitsel (2013; PhD dissertation: A Context-Based Approach to Detecting Miscreant Agent Behavior in Open Multiagent Systems)

Adi Levy Conlogue (2013, co-advised by Natasha Speer, Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics; Master of Science and Technology thesis: Students’ Understanding of Recursion: When Do They Use It and Why?)

James Brawn (2012; MS project: An AUV Simulator for Incorporating Physical Feedback)

Jaimi Allen (2010; MS thesis: Teaching Programming in Elementary School)

In memoriam:

Elise H. Turner, PhD (1959-2008). Co-director of MaineSAIL, Associate Professor of Computer Science, and Chair of the Department of Computer Science.

D.Richard Blidberg (1945-2019). Director of the Marine Systems Engineering Lab (MSEL; at UNH and later University), director of the Autonomous Undersea Systems Institute (AUSI; Lee, NH), founder of the Autonomous Undersea Vehicle Applications Center (AUVAC; Lee, NH), and long time affiliate of MaineSAIL.