Agnieszka Sitko created the factorMerger package, run few interesting workshops within RLadies, give great talk in UseR!2017. The thesis: Merge and Select: Visualization of a likelihood based k-sample adaptive fusing and model selection.
Magda Mlynarczyk created cr17 package and collaborate with team from WUM. The thesis: Modele ryzyk konkurujących wraz z zastosowaniami w analizie chorych z nowotworami układu krwiotwórczego
Aleksandra Brodecka created metR package. The thesis: Nowe algorytmy analizy wysokowymiarowych danych z badania metylacji (New methods for identification of Differentially Methylated Regions DMRs).