Research

Collins College of Professional Studies Student Research Archive

Research conducted at The Collins College of Professional Studies has grown over the past few years. Below are different areas of research topics our students are exploring.

The Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences 2022

Computer Science graduate student Christopher Singh, along with Professor Nikhil Yadav's research paper was accepted to the HICSS (The Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences) 2022). This is a premier conference in Information Systems, the Sciences, and IT management. The project was a 6-7 month internal research effort where they looked at building a machine learning infrastructure to study mental health in NY during COVID-19’s first wave. 

St. John’s University Student Research Conference Spring 2021

Wednesday, April 28, 9 a.m.-12 noon

Social Justice Panel

  • Alexandra Krause, Ozanam Scholars Program, The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies-- Stigmatization Within the Computer Science Workforce and its Effects on Female Student Mental Health. Faculty Mentor: Dr. Joan DeBello, Computer Science, Mathematics and Science
  • Donovan Walker, Ozanam Scholars Program, The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies-- Social Media and Political Ideation. Faculty Mentor: Dr. Robert Pecorella, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Government and Politics

Covid-19 Panel

  • Faizan Ahmed and Fazel Keshtkar, The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies -- A Deep Learning Approach for COVID-19 & Viral PneumoniaScreening with X-ray Images. Faculty Mentor: Dr. Fazel Keshtkar, Computer Science

Language and Semantics Panel

  • Steve Mbouadeu and Syed Ahmad Chan Bukhari, The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies-- Semantically: A semantic content authoring and publishing framework. Faculty Mentor: Dr. Syed Ahmad Chan Bukhari, Computer Science
  • Chiamaka Oham and Shakira Martelly, The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies-- The impact of Natural Language Processing (NLP) on the ClinicalDecision Support (CDS) tool for cancer screening and surveillance. Faculty Mentor: Dr. Syed Ahmad Chan Bukhari, Computer Science, Mathematics and Science
  • Ledong Shi, Syed Ahmad Chan Bukhari, and Fazel Keshtkar, The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies-- The Semantics and Collocations Relation in Food Reviews. Faculty Mentor: Dr. Fazel Keshtkar, Computer Science, Mathematics and Science

Space, Place, and Environment Panel

  • Chloe Bergeron, Ozanam Scholars Program, The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies-- Sharing the Spoon: A Comparative Look at Food Waste, Awareness and Redistribution Potential. Faculty Mentor: Dr. Basilio Monteiro, Communications

Social Justice, Health, and Risk Panel

  • Joashaha Drakes, Ozanam Scholars Program, The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies-- Adolescent Sexual & Reproductive Health: AnEcuadorian Health Stakeholder Perspective. Faculty Mentor: Dr. Tina Kanmaz, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Healthcare, Data, and Technology

  • Grace LaMalva, Clare Boothe Luce Scholar, and Suzanna Schmeelk, The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies-- MobSF: Mobile Health Care AndroidApplications Through The Lens of Open Source Static Analysis. Faculty Mentor: Dr. Suzanna Schmeelk, Cybersecurit
  • Vanessa Bautista, The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies—A Review of Healthcare Informatic Implementations in Mental Health. Faculty Mentor: Dr.Syed Ahmad Chan Bukhari, Computer Science, Mathematics and Science

Health and Medicine

  • Ryan Hogan, The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies--Alzheimer’s Detection through 3D Convolutional Neural Networks. Faculty Mentor: Dr. Christoforos Christoforou, Computer Science, Mathematics and Science