Graduating PhD's in 2018-2019

Alric Althoff

Advisor: Ryan Kastner
Dissertation Title: "Statistical Metrics of Hardware Security" 
Current Employment: Leidos; San Diego, CA; Research Scientist
home page Email: aalthoff at ucsd dot edu


Marc Andrysco

Advisor: Ranjit Jhala
Dissertation Topic: TBA
Prospective Employment: TBA
home page Email: mandrysc at ucsd dot edu


Dimitar Bounov

Advisor: Sorin Lerner
Dissertation Title: "Toward Gamification and Crowdsourcing of Software Verification"
Current Employment: Consensys; New York City, NY; Software Engineer
Email: dbounov at ucsd dot edu


Marco Carmosino

Advisor: Russell Impagliazzo
Dissertation Topic: TBA
Prospective Employment: TBA
home page Email: mcamosi at ucsd dot edu


Eric Christiansen

Advisor: Serge Belongie
Dissertation Title: "From Local Descriptors to in silico Labeling"
Current Employment: Google; Mountian View, CA; Senior Software Engineer 
home page Email: ericmartinchristiansen at gmail dot com


Joseph Deblasio

Advisor: Alex Snoeren 
Dissertation Title: "Countering Financially-Motivated Malicious Actors on the Internet"
Current Employment: Google; Mountain View, CA; Software Engineer
home page Email: mdeblasi at ucsd dot edu


Louis Dekoven

Advisor: Stefan Savage and Geoff Voelker 
Dissertation Topic: TBA
Prospective Employment: TBA
home page Email: ldekoven at ucsd dot edu


Jeff Ellen

Advisor: Charles Elkan
Dissertation Title: "Improving Biological Object Classification in Plankton Images Using Convolutional Neural Networks, Geometric Features, and Context Metadata"
Current Employment: SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific; San Diego, CA; Research Scientist
Email: jellen at ucsd dot edu


Zhou Fang

Advisor: Rajesh Gupta 
Dissertation Title: "Multi-Tenant Mobile Offloading Systems for Real-Time Computer Vision Applications"
Current Employment: Google; Mountian View, CA; Software Engineer
home page Email: zhf010 at ucsd dot edu


Brown Farinholt

Advisor: Kirill Levchenko  
Dissertation Topic: TBA
Prospective Employment: TBA
home page Email: bfarinho at ucsd dot edu


Jiawei Gao

Advisor: Russell Impagliazzo 
Dissertation Topic: TBA
Prospective Employment: TBA
home page Email: jig025 at ucsd dot edu


Soohyun Nam Liao

Advisor: Bill Griswold and Leo Porter
Dissertation Topic: TBA
Prospective Employment: TBA
home page Email: snam at ucsd dot edu


Chunbin Lin

Advisor: Yannis Papakonstantino 
Dissertation Title: "Accelerationg Analytic Queries on Compressed Data"
Current Employment: Amazon; Palo Alto, CA; Software Development Engineer
home page Email: lichunbi at amazon dot com


Atieh Lotfi

Advisor: Rajesh Gupta 
Dissertation Topic: TBA
Prospective Employment: TBA
home page Email: alotfi at ucsd dot edu


Sergio Martin

Advisor: Scott Baden 
Dissertation Title: "MATE, a Unified Model for Communication-Tolerant Scientific Applications"
Current Employment: ETH Zurich; Zurich, Switzerland; Post-Doc Fellowship
home page Email: smm014 at ucsd dot edu


James Morton

Advisor: Robin Knight 
Dissertation Topic: TBA
Prospective Employment: TBA
Email: jmorton at ucsd dot edu


Vineet Pandey

Advisor: Scott Klemmer
Dissertation Topic: TBA
Prospective Employment: TBA
Email: vipandey at ucsd dot edu


Vasiliki Papavasileiou

Advisor: Alin Deutsch & Kenneth Yocum
Dissertation Title: "Declarative Management of Big Graph Analytics"
Prospective Employment: TBA
home page Email: vpapavas at ucsd dot edu


Stefanos Poulis

Advisor: Sanjoy Dasgupta
Dissertation Topic: TBA
Prospective Employment: TBA
Email: spoulis at ucsd dot edu


Dustin Richmond

Advisor: Ryan Kastner
Dissertation Title: "Hardware Development for Non-Hardware Engineers"
Current Employment: University of Washington; Seattle, WA; Post-Doc
Email: drichmon at ucsd dot edu


Valentin Robert

Advisor: Sorin Lerner
Dissertation Topic: TBA
Prospective Employment: TBA
home page Email: vrobert at ucsd dot edu


Igors Stepanovs

Advisor: Mihir Bellare
Dissertation Topic: TBA
Prospective Employment: TBA
home page Email: istepano at ucsd dot edu


Justin Tantiongloc 

Advisor: Todd Coleman & William Griswold 
Dissertation Title: "Scalable Measure Transportation and Applications in Machine Learning and Human Computer Interfaces"
Prospective Employment: TBA
Email: jtantion at ucsd dot edu


Ashish Venkat 

Advisor: Dean Tullsen 
Dissertation Title: "Breaking the ISA Barrier in Modern Computing" 
Current Employment: University of Virginia; Charlottesville, VA; Assistant Professor
home page Email: asvenkat at ucsd dot edu


Jianguo Wang 

Advisor: Yannis Papakonstantino 
Dissertation Topic: TBA
Prospective Employment: TBA
home page Email: jiw150 at ucsd dot edu


Saining Xie

Advisor: Zhuowen Tu
Dissertation Title: Deep Representation Learning with Induced Structural Priors
Current Employment: Facebook; Menlo Park, CA; Research Scientist 
home page Email: sax001 at ucsd dot edu


Jianguo Wang 

Advisor: Yannis Papakonstantino 
Dissertation Topic: TBA
Prospective Employment: TBA
home page Email: jiw150 at ucsd dot edu


Zhaomo Yang

Advisor: Kirill Levchenko
Dissertation Topic: TBA
Prospective Employment: TBA
home page Email: zhy001 at ucsd dot edu


Lu Zhang

Advisor: Steven Swanson
Dissertation Topic: TBA
Prospective Employment: TBA
home page Email: luz017 at ucsd dot edu


Keliang "Kevin" Zhao 

Advisor: Yannis Papakonstantino 
Dissertation Topic: TBA
Prospective Employment: TBA
home page Email: kezhao at ucsd dot edu