Graduating PhDs in 2007-2008

Max A. Alekseyev

Advisor: Pavel Pevzner
Dissertation Title: Duplications and Genome Rearrangements
Current Employment: UCSD; San Diego, CA; PostDoc
home page   maleksey@cs.ucsd.edu


Nuno Bandeira

Advisor: Pavel Pevzner
Dissertation Title: Spectral Networks Algorithms for De Novo Interpretation of Tandem Mass Spectra
Current Employment: UCSD; San Diego, CA; PostDoc
home page   nbandeir@cs.ucsd.edu


Yu-Chung Cheng

Advisor: Stefan Savage and Geoff Voelker
Dissertation Title: Automating Cross-Layer Diagnosis of Enterprise 802.11 Networks
Current Employment: Google; Mountain View, CA; Software Engineer
home page   yuccheng@cs.ucsd.edu


Piotr Dollar

Advisor: Serge Belongie
Dissertation Title: Learning from Local Image Regions
Current Employment: CalTech; Pasadena, CA; PostDoc
home page   pdollar@cs.ucsd.edu


Ari Frank

Advisor: Pavel Pevzner
Dissertation Title: Algorithms for Tandem Mass Spectrometry-Based Proteomics
Current Employment: UCSD; La Jolla, CA; PostDoc
home page   arf@cs.ucsd.edu


Richard Huang

Advisor: Andrew Chien
Dissertation Title: Automatic Resource Specification Generation for Resource Selection in Large-Scale Distributed Environments
Current Employment: Oracle; Redwood Shores, CA; Sr Technical staff member
home page   ryhuang@cs.ucsd.edu


Eugene IE

Advisor: Yoav Freund
Dissertation Title: Analysis and Applications of Conserved Sequence Patterns in Proteins
Current Employment: Google; Mountain View, CA; Research Engineer
home page   tie@cs.ucsd.edu


Neil Jones

Advisor: Pavel Pevzner
Dissertation Title: Computational Tools for High-Throughput Discovery in Biology
Current Employment: Google; Mountain View, CA; Software Engineer
home page   ncjones@cs.ucsd.edu


Charles (Chip) E. Killian, Jr.

Advisor: Amin Vahdat
Dissertation Title: Systems and Language Support for Building Correct, High Performance Distributed Systems
Current Employment: Purdue University; West Lafayette, IN; Assistant Prof, Tenure Track
home page   ckillian@cs.ucsd.edu


Ramana Kompella

Advisor: Alex Snoeren and George Varghese
Dissertation Title: Fault Localization in Backbone Networks
Current Employment: Purdue University; W. Lafayette, IN; Assistant Professor - tenure track
home page   rkompell@cs.ucsd.edu


Yi-Kai Liu

Advisor: Russell Impagliazzo
Dissertation Title: The Complexity of the Consistency and N-Representability Problems for Quantum States
Current Employment: CalTech; Pasadena,CA; PostDoc
home page   y9liu@cs.ucsd.edu


Priya Mahadevan

Advisor: Amin Vahdat
Dissertation Title: Mechanisms for Generating Realistic Annotated Internet Topologies
Current Employment: HP Labs; Palo Alto, CA; Researcher
home page   pmahadevan@cs.ucsd.edu


Neil McCurdy

Advisor: William Griswold
Dissertation Title: RealityFlythrough: A System for Ubiquitous Video
Current Employment: High Tech High School; San Diego, CA; Teacher
home page   nemccurd@cs.ucsd.edu


Alper Mizrak

Advisors: Stefan Savage and Keith Marzullo
Dissertation Title: Detecting Malicious Routers
Current Employment: VMWare; Santa Clara, CA; Sr. Technical Staff
home page   amizrak@cs.ucsd.edu


Satish Narayanasamy

Advisor: Brad Calder
Dissertation Title: Deterministic Replay Using Processor Support and Its Applications
Current Employment: University of Michigan; Ann Arbor, MI; Assistant Professpr - tenure track
home page   skumar@cs.ucsd.edu


Saurabh Panjwani

Advisor: Danielle Micciancio
Dissertation Title: Private Group Communication: Two Perspectives and a Unifying Solution
Current Employment: Microsoft; Researcher
home page   spanjwan@cs.ucsd.edu


Cristiano Pereira

Advisor: Brad Calder
Dissertation Title: Reproducible User-Level Simulation of Multi-Threaded Workloads
Current Employment: Intel Corporation; Santa Clara, CA; Component Engineer
home page   cpereira@cs.ucsd.edu


Wenjing Rao

Advisor: Alex Orailoglu
Dissertation Title: Towards Reliable Nanoelctronic Systems
Current Employment: University of Illinois; Chicago, IL; Assistant Professor - Tenure Track
home page   wrao@cs.ucsd.edu


Tim Sohn

Advisor: William Griswold
Dissertation Title: Addressing the Needs of Mobile Users
Current Employment: Nokia Research; Palo Alto, CA; Research Staff Member
home page   tsohn@cs.ucsd.edu


Nut Taesombut

Advisor: Andrew Chien
Dissertation Title: Coordinated Resource Management for Guaranteed High Performance and Efficient Utilization in Lambda-Grids
Current Employment: Unknown
home page   ntaesomb@cs.ucsd.edu


Rasit Topaloglu

Advisor: Andrew Kahng
Dissertation Title: Characterization, Modeling and Optimization of Fills and Stress
Current Employment: Advanced Micro Devices; Sunnyvale, CA; Technology and Integration Engineer
home page   rtopalog@cs.ucsd.edu


Michael Van Biesbrouck

Advisor: Brad Calder
Dissertation Title: Sampled Simulation for Multithreaded Processors
Current Employment: Google; Mountain View, CA; Software Engineer
home page   mvanbies@cs.ucsd.edu


Eric Weigle

Advisor: Andrew Chien
Dissertation Title: The Composite Endpoint Protocol (CEP): High-Performance Partial Content Distribution
Current Employment: Google; Mountain View, CA; Software Engineer
home page   eweigle@cs.ucsd.edu


Jonathan Weinberg

Advisor: Allan Snavely
Dissertation Title: The Chameleon Framework: Practical Solutions for Memory Behavior Anaylsis
Current Employment: Meyertons,Hood,Kivlin,Kowert and Goetzel; Austin, TX; Patent Expert
home page   j1weinberg@cs.ucsd.edu


Eric Wiewiora

Advisors: Garrison Cottrell and Charles Elkan
Dissertation Title: Modeling Probability Distributions with Predictive State Representations
Current Employment: University of Alberta; Canada; PostDoc; CSE Dept
home page   ewiewior@cs.ucsd.edu


Emel Yuceturk

Advisor: Sadik Esener (ECE)
Dissertation Title: Generalized Volterra Series Model for Highly Nonlinear Optical Interconnects, Circuits and Devices
Current Employment: Not Employed
home page   yuceturk@cs.ucsd.edu


Nan Zang

Advisor: Ronald Graham
Dissertation Title: Trees for Group Key Management with Batch Update
Current Employment: Microsoft Corp; Redmond, WA; Software Development Engineer
home page   nzang@cs.ucsd.edu


Lingyun Zhang

Advisor: Garrison Cottrell
Dissertation Title: A Bayesian Framework for Saliency and a Probabilistic Model for Visual Search
Current Employment: ID Analytics, Inc
home page   l6zhang@cs.ucsd.edu

 


Shaojie Zhang

Advisor: Vineet Bafna
Dissertation Title: Computational Methods for Genome-Wide Non-Coding RNA Discovery and Analysis"
Current Employment: University of Central Florida; Orlando, FL; Assistant Professor - Tenure track
home page   shzhang@cs.ucsd.edu