Current Members

Dr. Karl Ricanek

Dr. Karl Ricanek Jr. is an Associate Professor at University of North Carolina Wilmington in the Computer Science Department. Dr. Ricanek is the founder and director of the Face Aging Group Research Lab.

Dr. Nisha Srinivas

Dr. Nisha Srinivas

Senior Research Associate

Prior to joining the lab, Nisha worked as a post-doctoral researcher at Oak Ridge National Labs. She received her Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Notre Dame where she was a member of the Computer Vision Research Lab (CVRL). She also holds a M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Syracuse University. She has numerous years of experience in the field of biometrics, computer vision and machine learning.

Harry Atwal

Harry Atwal

Lab Administrator

Harry Atwal is a masters candidate at UNCW in computer science and information systems. He has his bachelor's from UNCW in biology and computer science. His hobbies include electrical engineering and motorcycles, and basket weaving. He serves as the lead coordinator of data collection events and serves as a leader to the group.

Yunkai Xiao

Yunkai Xiao

Graduate Researcher

Kai is a Master’s student in UNCWs MS Computer Science and Information Systems program, he has completed his undergraduate study in Computer Science at Beijing Institute of Technology in China. He is a Certified Scrum Master and a member of Upsilon Pi Epsilon honor society for Computing and Beta Gamma Sigma honor society for Management.

Kevin Gay

Kevin Gay

Graduate Researcher

Kevin Gay is currently a Master's candidate in the computer science and information systems program at UNCW. During his time with the face aging group, he has helped work on a deep learning network to identify components on printed circuit boards (PCBs) and helped collect face datasets. He also developed an automated work order creation system at GE Nuclear.

Nick Houghton

Nick Houghton

Graduate Researcher

Nick has been with the group since March 2017 and has worked on the Tattoo and Piercing detection project, as well as the Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Recognition. He has an interest in server/network communications and maintenance and machine learning.

Dr. Gayathri Mahalingam

Amrutha Sethuram

Reni Faust

Past Students

Shivani Bhardwaj

Jessica Baron

Ashley Teague

Katelyn Kerns

Abby Harrell

Allyson Gough

Brittany Yopp

Gabrielle Despaigne

Ricardo Valea

David Macurak

Jefferey Raynor

Brandon Hilton

Camp Horton

Tuan Tran

Brennan Smith

Travis Radke

Jason Vandeventer

Eric Hilton

Phillip Whisenhunt

Brian Bullard

Yan Lucas

Fernando Scheffelbein

Kim Perry

Jeff Kane

Becki Hoker

Melissa Torpey

Pilar Waling

Aaron Boiling

Patrick Cash

Sean Chivers

Dean Berman

Eric Putnam

Robert Harrison

Yusheng Zhai

Katie Karlon

Chris Tice

Jaewong Kim

Yi Chen

Ryan Wilkins

Afshan Hina

Amy Curly

Chance Carrol

Qijun Fang

Bill Shipman

Caroline Pearson

Maurice Benson

Matt Ratliff

Allan Rawls

Fred Bingham

Parker Moran

Seiken Higashionna

Greg Huff

Matthew Arb

Chris Maier

Adam Gaweda

Wesley Williams

Richard Alford

Dominique Jackson

Nnamdi Inhenacho

Michael Komisin

Paul Martin

Rachel Cramer

Christine Brown

Brooke Jordan

Sean Dyer

Billy Erwin

Chad Lloyd

Billy Stroud

Chad Ponthieux

Andrew Harnage

Valerie Watkins


Former Associates

Dr. Eric Patterson, founding member

Dr. Midori Albert, founding member

Dr. Susan Simmonds

Dr. Yaw Chang

Dr. Yishi Wang

Dr. Cuxian Chen

Dr. Hua Li

Thomas Schmit

Dr. Jefferey Cummings

Dr. Judith Gebauer

Benjamin Barbour

Larry Gardner

Holger Mackeneth

Dr. Anil Jain

Dr. Kevin Bowyer

Dr. Wankou Yang

Dr. Damon Woodard

Dr. Gerry Dozier

Dr. Kelvin Bryant

Kaushik Roy

Michael Sodomsky