Richard Allen White III

Assistant Professor

Postdoctoral Computational biology - Pacific Northwest National Lab (PNNL)
Ph.D. Microbiology and Immunology - University of British Columbia
M.S. Biology (Molecular Virology) - California State University - East Bay (formally Hayward)
B.S. Cellular and Molecular Biology - California State University - East Bay (formally Hayward)

rwhit101@uncc.edu

Specialties:
  • Multiomics (Next Generation Sequencing/Mass Spectrometry)
  • Virology
  • De novo assembly (complex metagenomes/large genomes)
  • Novel antivirals and antibiotics
  • Bacteriophage therapy

Mounika Ramapuram Naik

Graduate Research Assistant

M.S Computer Science (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering (Sri Venkateswara University)

mramapur@uncc.edu

Professional Experience:

Worked as Software Developer for about 5 years with Cognizant Technology Solutions and Infosys Limited.

Specialties:
  • Languages: Java, C#, C++, SQL , JavaScript, HTML 5, CSS 3
  • Database: MySQL, MS SQL, NoSQL- MongoDB
  • Technologies: ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC 5, ADO.NET, Entity Framework, Node.js, Bootstrap, REST API, Android
  • Developer Tools/IDE: Visual Studio, Eclipse, Microsoft SSMS, Android Studio, My SQL Workbench, Git, Docker, VS Code, Visual Studio, Eclipse, Project Online 2019
Hobbies:
  • Pencil Art
  • Craft making

Deekshitha Gandu

Graduate Research Assistant

M.S Computer Science (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
B.Tech Computer Science(Malla Reddy Engineering College)

dgandu@uncc.edu

Professional Experience:

Internship in area Online Modelling of Proactive Moderation System for Auction Fraud Detection.

Specialties:
  • Languages: Java, Python, C, JavaScript, HTML/CSS
  • Database: MySQL, SQLServer 2016
  • Technologies & Tools: PyCharm, Eclipse, Git, Amazon Web Services, XLMiner, Tableau
  • Libraries: pandas, NumPy
Hobbies:
  • Reading books
  • Traveling
  • Drawing

Thrilok Kumar Reddy

Graduate Research Assistant

M.S Computer Science (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering (Sreenidhi Institute of Science and Technology)

taouk@uncc.edu

Professional Experience:Worked as Software for about 1.5 years with Infosys Limited.

Specialties:
  • Languages: Python, Java, C, MATLAB, JavaScript, Spark
  • Data Science Libraries: Pandas, Numpy, Matplotlib, Seaborn, sklearn, scikit-learn, TensorFlow, SciPy, Keras
  • Machine Learning: Regression, Classification, Dimensionality Reduction, Clustering, K-Means Clustering, Naïve Bayes, Neural Networks, Deep Learning
  • Web Development, Databases: Node.js, Express js, HTML5, CSS, Web API, MySQL, Mongodb
  • Tools/IDE: AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Tableau, Visual Studio, AWS Image Recognition, Jupyter Notebooks, Eclipse, Pycharm, Atom, GitHub, MySQL Workbench
Hobbies:
  • Badminton
  • Traveling
  • Cycling

Rakesh Bommsietty

Graduate Research Assistant

M.S Computer Science (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
B.Tech Computer Science Engineering (S.R.M University)

rbommise@uncc.edu

Professional Experience: Worked as a Java Full Stack Developer for 2 years in Cognizant Technology Solutions.

Specialities:

  • Languages: Java, Python, JavaScript, C, C++, Node.js, HTML5, CSS, SQL
  • Database: MySQL, Oracle SQL, NoSQL- MongoDB
  • Technologies & Tools: Spring MVC, Spring Web Flow, JSON, XML, Git, JIRA, Express, PUG, Handlebars, EJS, Tableau

Hobbies:
  • Playing Snooker and Chess
  • Travelling

Will Voelker

Rotation student from the Cooper Lab (Spring 2021)

Bsc in plant biology (NC State University)

wvoelker@uncc.edu

Specialties:

  • Languages: R,Unix, Python

Hobbies:
  • Playing Guitar
  • Backpacking
  • Skiing
  • Bouldering

Jose L. Figueroa

Graduate Research Assistant

M.S. Bioinformatics (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
B.S. Computer Science (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)

jlfiguer@uncc.edu

Contract work in software development for 10 years.

Specialties:

  • Languages: Python, Java, C++, C#, R
  • Database: MySQL, SQlite
  • Technologies & Tools: Google Cloud Platform, Jupyter Notebooks, NetBeans, Eclipse, Pycharm, RStudio, Git, Linux

Hobbies:
  • Kayaking
  • Archery
  • Clarinet
  • Board games