Doctoral Students

  1. Gaetano Borriello, "A New Interface Specification Methodology and its Application to Transducer Synthesis", Ph.D., (December 1988).
    Jerry D. Noe Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
    National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator. (Deceased).
  2. Susan J. Eggers, "Simulation Analysis of Data Sharing in Shared Memory Multiprocessors", Ph.D., (May 1989).
    Professor Emeritus, Department of Computer Science, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
    National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator. National Academy of Engineering.
  3. Fred W. Obermeier, "An Open Architecture for Improving VLSI Circuit Performance," Ph.D., (May 1989).
    Mentor Graphics, Fremont, CA.
  4. Ellis E-Li Chang, "Effective Clustering and Buffering in an Object-Oriented DBMS", Ph.D., (December 1989).
    Former Vice President and General Manager of Yield Solutions Division, KLA-Tencor Corporation, San Jose, CA (Retired).
  5. David A. Wood, "Virtual Memory Mechanisms for Shared Memory Multiprocessors," Ph.D., (May 1990).
    Professor, Computer Sciences Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.
    National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator.
  6. Tzi-cker F. Chiueh, "History Management Mechanisms for Computer-Aided Design Environments," Ph.D., (December 1992).
    General Director at Cloud Computing Research Center of Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Taipei, Taiwan.
  7. Edward K. Lee, "Performance Modeling and Analysis of Disk Arrays," Ph.D., (December 1993).
    Stealth Start-up.
  8. Ann L. Chervenak, "Tertiary Storage: An Evaluation of New Applications," Ph.D., (December 1994).
    Project Leader, Advanced Systems Research and Assistant Professor, Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA.
  9. Mario J. Gaspar Silva, "Active Documentation for VLSI Designs," Ph.D., (December 1994).
    Professor Catedratico, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Departamento de Engenharia Informática and INESC-ID, Lisbon, Portugal.
  10. Ethan L. Miller, "Storage Hierarchy Management for Scientific Computing," Ph.D., (May 1995).
    Professor, Computer Science Department, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA.
  11. Srini Seshan, "Low Latency Handoff in Mobile Networks," Ph.D., (December 1995).
    Professor, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.
  12. Elan Amir, "An Agent-Based Approach to Real-Time Multimedia Transmission over Heterogeneous Environments," Ph.D., (May 1998).
    Jointly supervised with Professor Steven McCanne. Executive Chairman of the Board, Bivio Networks, Pleasanton, CA.
  13. Hari Balakrishnan, Ph.D., "Challenges to Reliable Data Transport over Heterogeneous Wireless Networks," (August 1998).
    Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. Winner, ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award, 1998. National Academy of Engineering.
  14. Venkat Padmanabhan, Ph.D., "Addressing the Challenges of Web Data Transport," (December 1998).
    Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research India, Bangalore, India. 1999-Present.
  15. Mark Stemm, Ph.D., "A Network Measurement Architecture for Adaptive Applications," (December 1999).
    Member of Technical Staff, Jut Software, San Francisco, CA.
  16. Tom Henderson, Ph.D., "Networking over Next Generation Satellite Systems," (December 1999).
    Affiliate Professor, ECE Department, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
  17. Reiner Ludwig, Dr. rer. Nat., "Eliminating Inefficient Cross-Layer Interactions in Wireless Networking," RWTH-Aachen.
    Co-advised with Prof. Dr. rer. Nat. Otto Spaniol, (April 2000).
    Technical Expert, Ericsson Radio Systems, Aachen, Germany.
  18. Tina Wong, Ph.D., "Multicast Forwarding and Application State Scalability in the Internet," (December 2000).
    Consultant, Santa Clara, CA. 2005-Present.
  19. Angela Schuett, Ph.D., "Active Services for Archive Applications," (December 2000).
    Member of Technical Staff, National Security Agency, Fort Meade, MD. 2001-Present.
  20. Chen-Nee Chuah, Ph.D., "A Scalable Framework for IP-Network Resource Provisioning Through Aggregation and Hierarchical Control," (December 2001).
    Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of California, Davis, 2002-Present.
  21. Helen Wang, Ph.D., "Scalable Robust Wide-Area Architecture for Unified Communications," (December 2001).
    Principal Researcher and Research Manager, Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA, 2001-Present, and co-founder,
  22. Todd Hodes, Ph.D., "Discovery and Adaptation for Location-Based Services," (December 2002).
    Head of Mobile Technology, Location Labs, Emeryville, CA, 2002-Present.
  23. Bhaskar Raman, Ph.D., "An Architecture for Availability and Performance in Wide-Area Service Composition," (December 2002).
    Professor of Computer Science, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India, 2003-Present.
  24. Jimmy Shih, Ph.D., "Applying Congestion Pricing at Access Points for Voice and Data Traffic," (May 2003).
    Member of Technical Staff, Mobility Products, Google, Mountain View, CA. (2005-Present).
  25. Yan Chen, Ph.D., "Towards a Scalable, Adaptive and Network-Aware Content Distribution Network," (December 2003).
    Professor, Computer Science Department, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 2003-Present.
  26. Z. Morley Mao, Ph.D., "Solving the Interdomain Routing ProblemãUnderstanding Interdomain Routing Dynamics," (December 2003).
    Associate Professor, Computer Science Department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2003-Present.
  27. Sharad Agarwal, Ph.D., "Toward Interdomain Traffic Engineering for Availability and Performance," (August 2004).
    Researcher, Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA, 2004-Present.
  28. Shelley Zhuang, Ph.D., "Towards Robust Overlay Networks," (August 2005). Co-advised with Prof. Ion Stoica.
    Founder, Eleven Two Capital, San Francisco, CA.
  29. Mel Tsai, Ph.D., "RouterVM: A Practical, High-Level Configuration Interface for Next Generation Routers and Appliances," (December 2005).
    Technical Leader, Desktop Switching Business Unit, Cisco Systems, Milpitas, CA, 2005-Present.
  30. Adam Costello, Ph.D., "Randomized Forwarding for Fault Tolerance in Peer-to-Peer Networks," (December 2005).
    Member of Technical Staff, Google, Kirkland, WA, 2004-Present, and Co-Founder,
  31. Lakshmi Subramanian, Ph.D., "Decentralized Security Mechanisms for Internet Routing," (December 2005). Co-advised with Profs. Ion Stoica and Scott Shenker.
    Associate Professor, Computer Science Department, New York University, New York, NY, 2006-Present.
  32. Sridhar Machiraju, Ph.D., "Theory and Practice of Non-Intrusive Active Network Measurement," (May 2006).
    Member of Technical Staff, Google, Mountain View, CA, 2005-Present.
  33. Weidong Cui, Ph.D., "Automating Malware Detection by Inferring Intent," (December 2006).
    Senior Researcher, Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA, 2006-Present.
  34. Fang Yu, Ph.D., "Multi-match Classification with TCAMs," (December 2006).
    Co-Founder, DataVisor Corporation, Mountain View, CA. 2006-Present,
  35. Yin Li, Ph.D., "Model-Based Action Selection for Automatic Storage System Performance Optimization," (December 2006).
    Member of Technical Staff, Google, Kirkland, WA, 2006-Present.
  36. Tal Lavian, Ph.D., "The Lambda Data Grid: A New Architecture for the Optical Internet," (December 2006).
    Consultant, 2007-Present.
  37. Mukund Seshadri, Ph.D., "Towards Efficient and Reliable Distribution of Bulk Content,"(December 2006).
    Member of Technical Staff, A9 Corporation, Palo Alto, CA, 2010-Present.
  38. Matt Caesar, Ph.D., "Scalable and Robust Routing in Ad-Hoc Networks," (December 2007).
    Associate Professor, Computer Science and Engineering Department, University of Illinois, Urbana, Champaign, 2008-Present.
  39. George Porter, Ph.D., "Improving Distributed Application Reliability with End-to-End Datapath Tracing," (May 2008).
    Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, UC San Diego, San Diego, California, 2009-Present.
  40. Ari Rabkin, Ph.D., "Using Program Analysis to Help Manage and Monitor Cloud Systems," (May 2012).
    Member of Technical Staff, Google, Boston, MA.
  41. Yanpei Chen, Ph.D., "Workload-Driven Design and Evaluation of Large Scale Data Centric Systems," (May 2012).
    Member of Technical Staff, Cloudera Corporation, Mountain View, CA, 2012-Present.
  42. Gunho Lee, Ph.D., "Resource Allocation and Scheduling in Heterogeneous Cloud Environments," (May 2012).
    Co-founder, Enuma, Berkeley, CA.
  43. Andy Konwinski, "Multi-agent Cluster Scheduling for Scalability and Flexibility," Ph.D., (December 2012).
    Co-founder, Databricks, San Francisco, CA.
  44. David Zats, "Achieving Consistent Latencies in Datacenter Networks," Ph.D., (December 2014).
    Member of Technical Staff, Google, Mountain View, CA.

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