New Faculty

Rediet Abebe

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence (AI); Information, Data, Network, and Communication Sciences (IDNCS); Theory (THY)
Education: 2019, Ph.D., Computer Science, Cornell University; 2015, M.S., Applied Mathematics, Harvard University; 2014, M.A., Mathematics, University of Cambridge; 2013, B.A., Mathematics, Harvard University
Teaching Schedule (Fall 2021):
CS 294-186. Algorithms and Inequality, WeFr 11:00AM - 12:29PM, Soda 405


Gopala Krishna Anumanchipalli

Assistant Professor
gopala@berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Biosystems & Computational Biology (BIO); Artificial Intelligence (AI); Control, Intelligent Systems, and Robotics (CIR); Cyber-Physical Systems and Design Automation (CPSDA); Human-Computer Interaction (HCI); Signal Processing (SP)
Education: 2013, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Instituto Superior T├ęcnico, Lisbon, Portugal; 2013, Ph.D., Language and Information Technologies, Carnegie Mellon University; 2008, B.Tech and M.S., Computer Science, International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, India
Teaching Schedule (Fall 2021):
EE 225D. Audio Signal Processing in Humans and Machines, TuTh 2:00PM - 3:29PM, Cory 521
Teaching Schedule (Spring 2022):
EE 123. Digital Signal Processing, MoWe 4:00PM - 5:59PM, Wheeler 222
EE 290-4. Advanced Topics in Electrical Engineering, TuTh 3:30PM - 4:59PM, Cory 299


Mekhail Anwar

Below The Line Associate Professor
mekhail.anwar@ucsf.edu


Michael Ball

Lecturer
625 Soda Hall; ball@berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Education (EDUC); Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)
Education: 2016, MS, Computer Science, UC Berkeley; 2015, BA, Computer Science, UC Berkeley
Office Hours: Tuesday 12-1pm (CS88); Thursday 11-12pm (CS169)
Teaching Schedule (Fall 2021):
CS 88. Computational Structures in Data Science, MoWe 3:00PM - 3:59PM, Internet/Online
CS 169A. Introduction to Software Engineering, TuTh 2:00PM - 3:29PM, Internet/Online
CS 294-188. Design and Evaluation of Processes for Teaching Computer Science at Scale, Mo 6:00PM - 7:59PM, Soda 405 , Mo 6:00PM - 7:59PM, Soda 405 , Mo 6:00PM - 7:59PM, Soda 405 , Mo 6:00PM - 7:59PM, Soda 405 , Mo 6:00PM - 7:59PM, Soda 405 , Mo 6:00PM - 7:59PM, Soda 405 , Mo 6:00PM - 7:59PM, Soda 405 , Mo 6:00PM - 7:59PM, Soda 405
Teaching Schedule (Spring 2022):
CS 10. The Beauty and Joy of Computing, MoWe 11:00AM - 11:59AM, Hearst Field Annex A1
CS 88. Computational Structures in Data Science, MoWe 1:00PM - 1:59PM, Li Ka Shing 245
CS 302. Designing Computer Science Education, Fr 10:00AM - 11:59AM, Social Sciences Building 166


Lenore Blum

Professor in Residence

Research Interests: Theory (THY)
Education: 1968, PhD, Mathematics, MIT


Christian Borgs

Professor
borgs@berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence (AI); Theory (THY)
Education: 1987, PhD, Mathematical Physics, Max-Planck-Institute and Universitat Munchen
Teaching Schedule (Fall 2021):
CS 294-204. Phase Transitions, TuTh 12:30PM - 1:59PM, Soda 310


Sarah Chasins

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Programming Systems (PS); Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)
Education: 2019, Ph.D., Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley; 2012, B.A., Computer Science, Psychology, Swarthmore College
Teaching Schedule (Fall 2021):
CS 164. Programming Languages and Compilers, MoWeFr 3:00PM - 3:59PM, Valley Life Sciences 2060
CS H196A-15. Senior Honors Thesis Research
CS 298-7. Research Culture and Community Norms, Tu 12:30PM - 1:59PM, Soda 320
Teaching Schedule (Spring 2022):
CS 294-184. Building User-Centered Programming Tools, TuTh 11:00AM - 12:29PM, Soda 405


Jennifer Chayes

Professor , Dean
jchayes@berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Information, Data, Network, and Communication Sciences (IDNCS); Theory (THY); Biosystems & Computational Biology (BIO)
Education: 1983, PhD, Mathematical Physics, Princeton University


Alvin Cheung

Associate Professor
785 Soda Hall; akcheung@cs.berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Database Management Systems (DBMS); Programming Systems (PS)
Education: 2015, Ph.D., Computer Science, MIT
Teaching Schedule (Fall 2021):
CS 263. Design of Programming Languages, MoWe 2:00PM - 3:29PM, Internet/Online
CS 298-12. Database Seminar, We 1:00PM - 1:59PM, Soda 320


Natacha Crooks

Assistant Professor
ncrooks@berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Database Management Systems (DBMS); Operating Systems & Networking (OSNT)
Education: 2019, Ph.D., Distributed Systems, University of Texas; 2012, BA, Computer Science and Law, University of Cambridge
Teaching Schedule (Fall 2021):
CS 294-171. Privacy Preserving Systems, MoWe 9:30AM - 10:59AM, Soda 320
CS 298-7. Research Culture and Community Norms, Tu 12:30PM - 1:59PM, Soda 320


Hany Farid

Professor
hfarid@berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Graphics (GR)
Education: 1997, PhD, Computer Science, University of Pennsylvania


Pamela Fox

Lecturer
pamelafox@berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Education (EDUC)
Education: 2007, MS, Computer Science, University of Southern California
Teaching Schedule (Fall 2021):
CS 61A. The Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs, MoWeFr 2:00PM - 2:59PM, Internet/Online
CS 169A. Introduction to Software Engineering, TuTh 2:00PM - 3:29PM, Internet/Online
Teaching Schedule (Spring 2022):
CS 61A. The Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs, MoWeFr 2:00PM - 2:59PM, Wheeler 150
CS 169L. Software Engineering Team Project, We 12:00PM - 12:59PM, Soda 438
CS 302. Designing Computer Science Education, Fr 10:00AM - 11:59AM, Social Sciences Building 166


Venkatesan Guruswami

Professor
venkatg@berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Theory (THY)
Education: 2001, PhD, Computer Science, MIT


Nika Haghtalab

Assistant Professor
nika@berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence (AI); Theory (THY)
Education: 2018, Ph.D., Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
Teaching Schedule (Fall 2021):
CS 294-182. Machine Learning and Econ, TuTh 5:00PM - 6:29PM, Soda 306


Nilah Ioannidis

Assistant Professor
513 Soda Hall; nilah@berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Biosystems & Computational Biology (BIO)
Education: 2013, Ph.D., Biophysics, Harvard University
Teaching Schedule (Fall 2021):
CS 194-172. Computational Genomics, TuTh 12:30PM - 1:59PM, Etcheverry 3111
CS 198-101. Algorithmic Fairness and the Genome (1 hour version), We 3:00PM - 3:59PM, Internet/Online
CS 198-102. Algorithmic Fairness and the Genome (2 hour version), We 3:00PM - 4:59PM, Internet/Online


Angjoo Kanazawa

Assistant Professor
kanazawa@berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence (AI); Graphics (GR)
Education: 2017, Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park
Teaching Schedule (Fall 2021):
CS 194-26. Intro to Computer Vision and Computational Photography, MoWe 5:00PM - 6:29PM, Lewis 100
CS 294-26. Intro to Computer Vision and Computational Photography, MoWe 5:00PM - 6:29PM, Lewis 100


Eric Y. Ma

Below The Line Assistant Professor
eric.y.ma@berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Physical Electronics (PHY); Energy (ENE); Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)
Education: 2016, Ph.D., Applied Physics, Stanford University; 2010, B.S., Physics, Peking University


Aditya Parameswaran

Associate Professor
212 South Hall; adityagp@eecs.berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Database Management Systems (DBMS); Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)
Education: 2013, PhD, Computer Science, Stanford; 2007, BTech, Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay
Office Hours: by appointment
Teaching Schedule (Fall 2021):
CS 298-12. Database Seminar, We 1:00PM - 1:59PM, Soda 320


Niloufar Salehi

Below The Line Assistant Professor
313 South Hall; nsalehi@berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)
Education: 2019, Ph.D., Computer Science, Stanford University


Sophia Shao

Assistant Professor
570 Cory Hall; ysshao@berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Computer Architecture & Engineering (ARC); Integrated Circuits (INC); Cyber-Physical Systems and Design Automation (CPSDA)
Education: 2016, Ph.D., Computer Science, Harvard University
Office Hours: Monday, 11am-12pm, 570 Cory
Teaching Schedule (Spring 2022):
EECS 151. Introduction to Digital Design and Integrated Circuits, TuTh 12:30PM - 1:59PM, Cory 540AB
EECS 151LA-101. Introduction to Digital Design and Integrated Circuits Lab, Fr 8:00AM - 10:59AM, Cory 111
EECS 151LB. Introduction to Digital Design and Integrated Circuits Lab, We 5:00PM - 7:59PM, Cory 111
EECS 151LB-2. Introduction to Digital Design and Integrated Circuits Lab, Th 2:00PM - 4:59PM, Cory 111
EECS 251A. Introduction to Digital Design and Integrated Circuits, TuTh 12:30PM - 1:59PM, Cory 540AB
EECS 251LA-101. Introduction to Digital Design and Integrated Circuits Lab, Fr 8:00AM - 10:59AM, Cory 111
EECS 251LB-101. Introduction to Digital Design and Integrated Circuits Lab, We 5:00PM - 7:59PM, Cory 111


Alp Sipahigil

Assistant Professor
572 Cory Hall; alp@berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Physical Electronics (PHY); Integrated Circuits (INC); Micro/Nano Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)
Education: 2017, PhD, Physics, Harvard University; 2010, BS, Physics, Bogazici University; 2010, BS, Electrical Engineering, Bogazici University
Office Hours: Thursday 3-4pm, 572 Cory
Teaching Schedule (Fall 2021):
EE 290-6. Introduction to Quantum Devices, TuTh 12:30PM - 1:59PM, Cory 293


Avishay Tal

Assistant Professor
635 Soda Hall; atal@berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Theory (THY)
Education: 2015, PhD, Computer Science, Weizmann Institute of Science; 2012, MS, Computer Science, The Technion, Haifa, Israel; 2007, BA, Mathematics, The Technion, Haifa, Israel; 2005, BS, Software Engineering, The Technion, Haifa, Israel
Teaching Schedule (Fall 2021):
CS 294-202. Pseudorandomness, TuTh 3:30PM - 4:59PM, Soda 405
Teaching Schedule (Spring 2022):
CS 172. Computability and Complexity, TuTh 5:00PM - 6:29PM, Social Sciences Building 126


Grigory Tikhomirov

Assistant Professor
568 Cory Hall, 6507395189; gt3@berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Biosystems & Computational Biology (BIO); Control, Intelligent Systems, and Robotics (CIR); Energy (ENE); Integrated Circuits (INC); Micro/Nano Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS); Physical Electronics (PHY)
Teaching Schedule (Fall 2021):
EE 299-115. Individual Research
Teaching Schedule (Spring 2022):
EE C235. Nanoscale Fabrication, WeFr 2:30PM - 3:59PM, Cory 299


Lisa Yan

Assistant Teaching Professor

Research Interests: Education (EDUC)
Education: 2019, PhD, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University


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