Graduating PhDs in 2003-2004

Anand Balachandran

Advisor: Geoffrey M. Voelker and Venkat Rangan
Dissertation Topic: Incorporating Location Awareness in Public-Area Wireless Networks (PAWNs)
Employment Preference: Intel Research ("Lablets"); Seattle, WA; Researcher; www.intel-research.net/seattle/index.asp (9/03)
home page   abalacha@cs.ucsd.edu


Cristian Estan

Advisor: Varghese
Dissertation Topic: Internet Traffic Measurement: What's Going on in my Network?
Employment Preference: University of Wisconsin, tenure-track faculty, Computer Science Department
home page   cestan@cs.ucsd.edu


Gregory Hamerly

Advisor: Elkan
Dissertation Topic: Learning Structure and Concepts in Data Using Data Clustering
Employment Preference: Baylor Univ; Assist Prof -Tenure Track; CS Dept; Waco, TX
home page   ghamerly@cs.ucsd.edu


Barbara Kreaseck

Advisor: Ferrante and Carter
Dissertation Topic: Dynamic Autonomous Scheduling on Heterogenous Systems
Employment Preference: La Sierra Univ; Assist Professor; Math and Computer Science; Riverside, CA
home page   kreaseck@cs.ucsd.edu


Margaritis Margaritidis

Advisor: Pasquale
Dissertation Topic: Enhancing the Quality of Multimedia Data Transmission Over Wireless Links
Employment Preference:
home page   margarit@cs.ucsd.edu


Sara Miner More

Advisor: Impagliazzo
Dissertation Topic: Secure Group Communication: Self-Healing Key Distribution and Non-Transferable Anonymous Credentials
Employment Preference: UCSD Faculty Fellow
home page   sminer@cs.ucsd.edu


Peter Petrov

Advisor: Orailoglu
Dissertation Topic: Application-Specific Embedded Processor Customizations for Low Power and High Performance
Employment Preference: University of Maryland; Tenure-Track Faculty; ECE
home page   ppetrov@cs.ucsd.edu


Zhanhai Qin

Advisor: Cheng
Dissertation Topic: Topological Circuit Reduction: Theory and Applications
Employment Preference: Synopsys Inc; Sr Software Eng; Mountain View, CA
home page   @cs.ucsd.edu


Nathan Segerlind

Advisor: Impagliazzo
Dissertation Topic: New Separations in Propositional Proof Complexity
Employment Preference: Institute for Advanced Study; NSF Mathematical Sciences PostDoc Fellow; Princeton, NJ
home page   nsegerli@cs.ucsd.edu


Jesse Steinberg

Advisor: Pasquale
Dissertation Topic: The Web Stream Customizer Architecture:Improving Performance, Reliability and Security for Wireless Web Access
Current Employment: Northrop Brumman Mission Systems
home page   jsteinbe@cs.ucsd.edu


Michelle Strout

Advisor: Ferrante and Carter
Dissertation Topic: Performance Transformations for Irregular Applications
Employment Preference: Fermi Scholar @ Argonne National Labs w/ Univ of Chicago; Joint Research Assoc; www.anl.gov
home page   mstrout@cs.ucsd.edu


Alan Su

Advisor: Berman
Dissertation Topic: Task Mapping and Remapping Strategies for Parallel Entity-level Simulations
Employment Preference: INRIA/ENS-Lyon; Lyon, France; Postdoc (9/03)
home page   alsu@cs.ucsd.edu


Bogdan Warinschi

Advisor: Micciancio
Dissertation Topic: On the Computational Soundness of Formal Analysis of Cryptographic Protocols
Employment Preference: UCSC Postdoc 04/04 - 09/04
home page   bogdan@cs.ucsd.edu


Bianca Zadrozny

Advisor: Elkan
Dissertation Topic: Policy Mining: Learning Decision Policies from Fixed Sets of Data
Employment Preference: IBM TJ Watson Reseach Center; Yorktown Heights, NY; Researcher; www-cse.ucsd.edu/~zadrozny (8/03)
home page   zadrozny@cs.ucsd.edu