New Faculty

David Bamman

Below The Line Assistant Professor
dbamman@berkeley.edu
Education: 2015, Ph.D., Computer Science (Language Technologies Institute), Carnegie Mellon University; 2006, M.A., Applied Linguistics, Boston University; 1998, B.A., Classics, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Aydin Buluç

Adjunct Assistant Professor
aydin@eecs.berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Scientific Computing (SCI); Computer Architecture & Engineering (ARC); Biosystems & Computational Biology (BIO)
Education: 2010, Ph.D., Computer Science, University of California, Santa Barbara
Teaching Schedule (Spring 2019):
CS C267. Applications of Parallel Computers, TuTh 11:00AM - 12:29PM, Hearst Mining 390


Alvin Cheung

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Database Management Systems (DBMS); Programming Systems (PS)
Education: 2015, Ph.D., Computer Science, MIT


Shafi Goldwasser

Professor

Research Interests: Theory (THY)
Education: 1984, Ph.D., Computer Science, UC Berkeley; 1981, M.S., Computer Science, UC Berkeley; 1979, B.S., Mathematics and Science, Carnegie Mellon


Nilah Ioannidis

Assistant Professor
nilah@berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Biosystems & Computational Biology (BIO)
Education: 2013, Ph.D., Biophysics, Harvard University


Jiantao Jiao

Assistant Professor
257M Cory Hall; jiantao@berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence (AI); Control, Intelligent Systems, and Robotics (CIR); Communications & Networking (COMNET); Theory (THY)
Education: 2018, Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University; 2014, M.Sc, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University; 2012, B.Eng, Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University
Assistants: Kim Kail, 253 Cory, 510-643-6633, kail@erso.berkeley.edu
Teaching Schedule (Fall 2019):
EE 290-2. Mathematics of Data Science, TuTh 2:00PM - 3:29PM, Cory 540AB


Boubacar Kante

Associate Professor
265 M Cory Hall, 510-664-5124; bkante@berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Physical Electronics (PHY); Energy (ENE)
Education: 2010, Ph.D., Engineering/Physics, Universite Paris Sud (Orsay-France); 2006, M.S., Electrical Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique Universitaire de Lille and Universite de Lille 1 (France)
Office Hours: By appointment, 265 M Cory


Jennifer Listgarten

Professor

Research Interests: Biosystems & Computational Biology (BIO); Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Education: 2007, Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Toronto
Teaching Schedule (Fall 2019):
CS 189. Introduction to Machine Learning, TuTh 5:00PM - 6:29PM, Pimentel 1
CS 289A. Introduction to Machine Learning, TuTh 5:00PM - 6:29PM, Pimentel 1


Yi Ma

Professor in Residence
333A Cory Hall, (510) 664 4565; yima@eecs.berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence (AI); Control, Intelligent Systems, and Robotics (CIR); Signal Processing (SP)
Education: 2000, Ph.D., EECS, University of California, Berkeley; 2000, M.A., Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley; 1997, M.S., EECS, University of California, Berkeley; 1995, B.S., Automation & Applied Mathematics, Tsinghua University, China
Office Hours: By appointment, 333A Cory
Assistants: Jessica Gamble, 337 Cory, 510-643-5105, jessicagamble@berkeley.edu
Teaching Schedule (Spring 2019):
EE 299-109. Individual Research
Teaching Schedule (Fall 2019):
EE 290. High-Dim Data Analysis with Low-Dim Models, TuTh 11:00AM - 12:29PM, Cory 521


Jelani Nelson

Professor
635 Soda Hall; minilek@berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Theory (THY)
Education: 2011, Ph.D., MIT


Robert Pilawa-Podgurski

Associate Professor
573 Cory Hall, 510-664-5171; pilawa@berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Energy (ENE); Integrated Circuits (INC)
Education: 2012, PhD, EECS, MIT; 2007, MEng, EECS, MIT; 2005, BS, Physics, MIT; 2005, BS, EECS, MIT
Teaching Schedule (Spring 2019):
EE 290C. Advanced Topics in Power Electronics, TuTh 12:30PM - 1:59PM, Cory 299
Teaching Schedule (Fall 2019):
EE 113. Power Electronics, TuTh 2:00PM - 3:29PM, Cory 521
EE 213A. Power Electronics, TuTh 2:00PM - 3:29PM, Cory 521


Osama Shana'a

Adjunct Associate Professor
osama.shanaa@berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Integrated Circuits (INC)
Teaching Schedule (Spring 2019):
EE 290C-2. RFIC Architectures & Circuits for Modern Wireless Communication Systems, TuTh 8:00AM - 9:29AM, Cory 293


Somayeh Sojoudi

Assistant Professor in Residence
5114 Etcheverry Hall; sojoudi@berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Control, Intelligent Systems, and Robotics (CIR); Energy (ENE); Signal Processing (SP)
Education: 2013, PhD, Control & Dynamical Systems, California Institute of Technology
Office Hours: Thursday, 2-3pm, 5114 Etcheverry
Teaching Schedule (Spring 2019):
EE C128. Feedback Control Systems, TuTh 12:30PM - 1:59PM, Moffitt Library 101
Teaching Schedule (Fall 2019):
EE 227BT. Convex Optimization, TuTh 11:00AM - 12:29PM, McCone 141


Jacob Steinhardt

Below The Line Assistant Professor
jacob.steinhardt@gmail.com


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