CSGC Executive Committee (2020-2021)
Rifat Zahan is a Ph.D student in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Saskatchewan. She is currently serving as the President of the CSGC for 2020-2021 academic year and has been the lead organizer of Research Fest 2021. Rifat is taking a multidisciplinary approach that encompasses the fields of systems science, data science, and computational statistics in the context of some major public health issues for her doctoral work.
Ehsan received his master of science in Computer networks from Iran. He is an International Ph.D. student in the department of computer science. Ehsan’s studies are mainly focused on data visualization. He served as the VP Finance of CSGC between October 2020 and April 2021.
Naz Zarreen Oishie
VP Internal (Acting)
Naz Zarreen Oishie is an M.Sc. student in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Saskatchewan. She is a member of the Interactive Software Engineering Lab. She is doing her research under the supervision of Dr. Banani Roy and Dr. Kevin Schneider. Her research primarily focuses on building interactive tools for detecting software bugs. She is currently serving as the Acting Vice President Internal at Computer Science Graduate Council (CSGC) and is working on the council website.
Debasish Chakroborti is a graduate student in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Saskatchewan. He is serving as the Vice President Social at Computer Science Graduate Council (CSGC) and is promoting the council on social media platforms. He has been working in the Software Research Lab under the supervision of Dr. Kevin Schneider and Dr. Chanchal Roy. Debasish’s research is focused on software engineering. He was the volunteer lead in Digitized Summer Camp, organized by the Department of Computer Science.
Sakib Mostafa is pursuing his Ph.D. in Computer Science under the supervision of Dr. Debajyoti Mondal. He is working at the VGA lab, where he is developing ways to explain the neural network models with the help of different visualization techniques. Apart from his involvement in CSGC as the Vice President – Social, he is also the President of the Bangladeshi Students’ Association at the University of Saskatchewan.
Avijit Bhattacharjee is a M.Sc. student at the Computer Science Department of USask. He is serving as a VP Social at the CSGC council and responsible for organizing academic and non-academic events for grad students. He is working under the supervision of Dr. Banani Roy at the Interactive Software Engineering (iSE) Lab. His research focus is on building interactive systems to support program comprehension. He is also a member of the Core CS team at Global Water Future project.
Sara Mardanisamani is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Saskatchewan. She is currently serving as the Ph.D. representative of the CSGC for 2020-2021 academic year. Her doctoral research has involved developing image processing and machine learning techniques to segment and detect microplots in the orthomosaic images for plant phenotyping applications
Fidelia A. Orji
Fidelia Orji is serving as the Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) Representative from CSGC. She is the voting council member of GSA. She is a member of the Multi-User Adaptive Distributed Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing (MADMUC), working under the supervision of Prof. Julita Vassileva. She has her research interests on Machine Learning, Data Analytics, Persuasive Technology, User Modelling, and Interactive Systems. Apart from her service to GSA, she has been involved with Department of Computer Science Digitized Workshop and University of Saskatchewan Orientation for new students.
I am Saikat Mondal, a Ph.D. researcher in the Software Research Lab under the supervision of Dr. Chanchal Roy. My research interests include Empirical Software Engineering, Software Repository Mining, Data Analytics and Explainable Machine Learning. Currently, I am investigating several quality aspects of questions submitted in the technical Q&A site, such as Stack Overflow. My goal is to promote the quality of the questions so that they receive prompt and appropriate answers and save the valuable time of millions of software developers. Besides, I have been actively participating in various community services. I am acting as a webmaster of the IEEE North Saskatchewan Chapter, GSA Representative in the Computer Science Graduate Council (CSGC) and Social Chair in Software Research Lab, Department of Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan.
Sristy Sumana Nath
Sristy Sumana Nath is a Ph. D. student in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Saskatchewan. She is serving as the Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) Representative at Computer Science Graduate Council (CSGC). She has been working in the Software Research Lab under the supervision of Dr. Kevin Schneider and Dr. Chanchal Roy. Her research is focused on software maintenance and documentation, mining software repositories and natural language processing.
Graduate Council Representative
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