Yinlin’s Research Group

Our research group engages in a broad spectrum of studies encompassing Digital Libraries, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Cloud Computing, Natural Language Processing, Information Retrieval, Computer Vision, and Large Language Models. Our approach integrates these disciplines, providing a comprehensive, multidisciplinary perspective on AI and its applications. Our goal is to advance understanding and practical application of AI and cloud computing technologies in various academic and real-world scenarios and make a positive impact in both academia and industry.


Ph.D. Students

  • Linhan Wang, Ph.D., VT CS (Jan 2023 -)
  • Amr Aboelnaga, Ph.D., VT CS (Aug 2023 -)

Master Students

  • Pradyumna Upendra Dasu, MS, VT CS (Feb 2023 -)

Undergraduate Students


  • Srikar Iragavarapu, BS, VT CS: Undergraduate Research (Spring 2024)
  • Azraf Nahian, BS, VT CS: Independent Study (Spring 2024)
  • Emmit Phalen, BS, VT CS: Independent Study (Spring 2024)
  • Srilekha Vinnamuri, BS, VT CS: Independent Study (Spring 2024)
  • Sid Pothineni, BS, VT CS: Independent Study (Fall 2022 - Spring 2024)
  • Chongyu He
    • MS, VT CS (May 2022 - Fall 2023). Thesis: "Deep Learning Approach for Cell Nuclear Pore Detection and Quantification over High Resolution 3D Data"
    • Undergraduate Research Assistant (Summer 2022)
    • Undergraduate Research (Spring 2021)
    • Next Chapter: Ph.D. in CS, University of Virginia
  • Lennon Headlee, BS, VT Aerospace Engineering: Honors College Coursework (Fall 2022). Next chapter: M.S. in Aerospace Engineering at Stanford University
  • Paranav Sharma, BS, VT CS: Undergraduate Research (Spring 2021)