New Faculty

David Bamman

Below The Line Assistant Professor
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
Research Interests: Scientific Computing (SCI); Computer Architecture & Engineering (ARC); Biosystems & Computational Biology (BIO)
Education: 2010, Ph.D., Computer Science, University of California, Santa Barbara

Shafi Goldwasser


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

Jiantao Jiao

Assistant Professor
257M Cory Hall;
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,

Boubacar Kante

Associate Professor
265 M Cory Hall, 510-664-5124;
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


Research Interests: Biosystems & Computational Biology (BIO); Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Education: 2007, Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Toronto

Yi Ma

Professor in Residence
333A Cory Hall, (510) 664 4565;
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,

Robert Pilawa-Podgurski

Associate Professor
573 Cory Hall, 510-664-5171;
Research Interests: Energy (ENE); Integrated Circuits (INC)
Education: 2012, PhD, EECS, MIT; 2007, MEng, EECS, MIT; 2005, BS, Physics, MIT; 2005, BS, EECS, MIT

Osama Shana'a

Adjunct Associate Professor
Research Interests: Integrated Circuits (INC)

Somayeh Sojoudi

Assistant Professor in Residence
5114 Etcheverry Hall;
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

Jacob Steinhardt

Below The Line Assistant Professor

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