- Hyun-Jong Song, PhD in 1986
- thesis "On the immersion of products of projective spaces."
- Now teaching at Pukyong National University, Korea.

- Kenneth Monks, PhD in 1989
- thesis "Nilpotence and torsion in the Steenrod algebra and its cohomology."
- Now teaching at University of Scranton, Scranton, PA.

- Huajian Yang, PhD in 1995
- thesis "The stable homotopy types of stunted lens spaces mod 4."
- Now working for Toronto Dominion Bank, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

- Ismet Karaca, PhD in 1996
- thesis "Nilpotence in the mod p Steenrod algebra."
- Now teaching in Ege University, Izmir, Turkey.

- Vitaly Zelov, PhD in 1997
- thesis "Embeddings and immersions of real projective spaces."
- Now working for Agere Corp

- Michael
Fisher, PhD in 2001
- thesis "Topics in v1-periodic homotopy theory"
- Teaching at West Chester University

- Thomas Shimkus, PhD in 2002
- thesis "Immersions of 2-torsion lens spaces"
- Teaching at University of Scranton

- Leyla Batakci, PhD in 2002
- thesis "Cohomology of the Steenrod algebra mod nilpotents"
- Teaching at Elizabethtown College, Pa.

- Katarzyna Potocka,
PhD in
2004
- thesis "Number of summands in v1-periodic homotopy groups of SU(n)"
- Teaching at Ramapo College, NJ

- Xiaoxue Li, PhD in 2007
- thesis "Some properties of the v1-periodic spectrum associated to exceptional Lie groups"
- Teaching at Emory & Henry College, Va.

- Karen McCready, PhD in 2012
- thesis "Sharpness of exponent bounds for SU(n)
- Teaching at King's College, Pa.

Photo of birthday cake (with Adams spectral sequence and Steenrod squares) given to me by my PhD students, Katarzyna Potocka, Nasrine Bendjilali, Matt Lapadula, and Xiaoxue Li, on May 7, 2004.