Computer Sciences Dept.

Over the years, I have come to realize that my graduate students are probably the most important part of my work. It is a great privilege to work with these men and women, teaching and especially learning from each of them.

Current Graduate Students:

Ph.D. Graduates:

  1. Cui-Qing Yang, August 1987.
    Intuit Corporation (formerly Professor, Computer Science Department, University of North Texas).
  2. Jong-Deok Choi, August 1989.
    Senior Vice President, Samsung Electronics, and Director, Advanced SW Research Center.
  3. Robert H.B. Netzer, August 1991.
    Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Brown University.
  4. David Cohrs, August 1991.
    Corelight Inc.
  5. Joann Ordille, December 1993.
    Assistant Professor, Lafayette College
  6. Jeffrey Hollingsworth, August 1994.
    Vice President and CIO, University of Maryland, College Park.
  7. Bruce Irvin, October 1995.
    Senior Instructor, Portland State University.
  8. Tia Newhall, August 1999.
    Professor, Swarthmore College.
  9. Karen Karavanic, December 1999.
    Professor, Portland State University.
  10. Zhichen Xu, December 2000.
  11. Ariel Tamches, February 2001.
  12. Victor Zandy, February 2004.
    IDA Center for Computing Sciences (deceased, may he rest in peace).
  13. Philip Roth, April 2005.
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
  14. Shai Rubin, July 2006.
    Director of Software Development, OwnBackup.
  15. Jonathon Giffin, August 2006.
    Memeber of the Technical Staff, HP/Fortify.
  16. Alexander Mirgorodskiy, October 2006.
  17. Dorian Arnold, November 2008.
    Associate Professor, Emery University
  18. Nathan Rosenblum, July 2011.
  19. Michael Brim, 2012.
    Research Staff, Oak Ridge National Lab.
  20. Kevin Roundy, 2012.
    Technical Director, Norton LifeLock Research Group
  21. Andrew R. Bernat, 2012.
    Member of the Technical Staff, Pure Storage.
  22. Michael J. Brim, 2012.
    Oak Ridge National Lab.
  23. Xiaozhu Meng, 2018.
    Rice University.
  24. Benjamin Welton, 2020.
    Facebook Research.

M.S. Graduates:

(Very incomplete...if you have updated information, please email me!)
  • Joel Atkins, Google
  • Jiawen Bao, Google
  • Will Benton, NVIDIA
  • Harold "Trey" Cain III, 2000, NVIDIA
  • Chris Chambreau, 2000, Lawrence Livermore National Lab
  • Keren Chen
  • Greg Cooksey, 2008
  • Emily Gember-Jacobson
  • Igor Grobman, 2004, Nutanix
  • Itai Gurari, 2002, VP Research and Development, Fastcase
  • Shreya Kamath
  • Krishna Kunchithapadam, 1998, Oracle Corporation, Portland, Oregon.
  • Ning Li, VP Engineering and Product, Facebook
  • Todd Miller, Systems Programmer, Condor Group, University of Wisconsin
  • Matt Morehouse
  • Ling Ni, 2004
  • Shruthi Racha
  • Giridhar Ravipati, 2008 Oracle
  • Mitali Rawat
  • Malcolm Reid, Jr.
  • Chris Serra, Oculus
  • Nisarg Shah
  • Sunny Shah, VMware
  • Ashish Shenoy
  • Chris Shergalis, Assistant Pastor, Madison Baptist Church.
  • Sunlung Suen, M.D. graduate, University of Wisconsin Medical School
  • Siddharth Vinothkumar
  • Ling Zheng, Technical Director, NetApp


(If you have updated information, please email me!)
  • Yuan Bugh
  • John Detter
  • Joseph Eichenhofer, Dropbox.
  • Jiawei Gu
  • Nathan Jay
  • Benjamin Kinzer
  • Evan Kivolowitz, Submittable.
  • Brandon Klein
  • Pranav Mehendiratta
  • Sanjay Rajmohan
  • Yi Rong
  • Ian Ruh
  • Yuhan Xie

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