PhD Students

Siyu Gao

Favorite thing to do in Pittsburgh:  Outdoor-activities such as skiing, hiking and rafting

Dana O’Connor

Favorite thing to do in Pittsburgh: Run in Schenley Park

Maituo Yu

Favorite thing to do in Pittsburgh: Going hiking with friends and watching Steelers games

Jiatian (JT) Wu

Favorite thing to do in Pittsburgh:  Kayaking in the fall and skiing in the winter, and reading Ted Chiang’s novels on rainy days.

Kevin Larkin

Favorite thing to do in Pittsburgh:  Going to the movie theater, listening to music while sightseeing, hiking, and hanging out with friends

Derek Dardzinski

Favorite thing to do in Pittsburgh: Rock climbing and spending time with my friends

Yiqun Luo

Favorite thing to do in Pittsburgh:  Playing board games in the University Center with friends.