Selected Works: Graduate Student Research @ UC Merced is an annual library exhibit series that recognizes the contributions of UCM graduate students and raises awareness to the breadth of inquiry being conducted at UC Merced.
Mehdi Bahrami, PhD Candidate, Computer Science
Mehdi Bahrami works in the Cloud Lab at the University of California, Merced and he is a senior member of the . He has more than 10 years of software industry experience and more than 5 years of teaching experience in the field of computer science. He has published several in the areas of Cloud Computing Architecture. His research interests include Cloud Computing, Data Privacy and Data Security in Cloud Computing, Big Data and Software Engineering.
Violet Barton, PhD Candidate, Interdisciplinary Humanities
Violet Barton is a PhD student in the Interdisciplinary Humanities program at the University of California, Merced. As a Critical Race and Ethnic Studies scholar working with Dr. Ma Vang, her research interests in Critical Refugee Studies investigate how the transnational, stateless refugee-subject from the global South resists, survives and subverts the global North. Her exhibit is titled, Homeland (In)security: War, Statelessness, and Geographies of Survivance Among Indigenous Nahuat Women in the Global South.