Two graduate students present at Amazon.com symposium

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Two engineering graduate students were recently selected out of 250 to present their work at Amazon.com’s first Ph.D. Symposium on Building Scalable Systems.

Hung-Hsuan Chen, a doctoral student in computer science and engineering, and Rattachut Tangsucheeva, a doctoral student in industrial engineering, were among the 25 students who presented at Amazon's Seattle headquarters Nov. 22.

Chen's presentation was titled "CSSer: An Expert Recommendation System Based on CiteSeerX" and Tangsucheeva discussed "Why Firms Go Bankrupt? A Dynamics Approach."

Chen is advised by Lee Giles, professor of information sciences and technology, and Tangsucheeva is advised by Vittal Prabhu, professor of industrial engineering.

Last Updated December 04, 2013