New Faculty

Michael Ball

Lecturer
625 Soda Hall; ball@berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Education (EDUC)
Education: 2016, MS, Computer Science, UC Berkeley; 2015, BA, Computer Science, UC Berkeley
Office Hours: Tuesday 5:00-7:00pm, 625 Soda
Teaching Schedule (Fall 2019):
CS 88. Computational Structures in Data Science, Mo 2:00PM - 2:59PM, Stanley 105
CS 169. Software Engineering, TuTh 9:30AM - 10:59AM, Soda 306
CS 375. Teaching Techniques for Computer Science, Mo 4:00PM - 5:59PM, Soda 438
Teaching Schedule (Spring 2020):
CS 10. The Beauty and Joy of Computing, MoWe 3:00PM - 3:59PM, Latimer 120
CS 88. Computational Structures in Data Science


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


Alvin Cheung

Assistant 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 2019):
CS 263. Design of Programming Languages, Mo 3:00PM - 4:29PM, Soda 405 , Fr 3:00PM - 4:29PM, Soda 320


Hany Farid

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


Shafi Goldwasser

Professor
689 Soda Hall;
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
Teaching Schedule (Fall 2019):
CS 294-155. Law and Cryptography, Th 1:30PM - 3:29PM, Calvin Lab 116


Nilah Ioannidis

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


Jiantao Jiao

Assistant Professor
257M Cory Hall;
Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence (AI); Information, Data, Network, and Communication Sciences (IDNCS); Control, Intelligent Systems, and Robotics (CIR); Theory (THY)
Education: 2018, Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Stanford 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 Kanté

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/Telecommunications, Ecole Polytechnique Universitaire de Lille and Universite de Lille 1 (France)
Office Hours: By appointment, 265 M Cory
Teaching Schedule (Fall 2019):
EE 118. Introduction to Optical Engineering, TuTh 9:30AM - 10:59AM, Wheeler 108
EE 218A. Introduction to Optical Engineering, TuTh 9:30AM - 10:59AM, Wheeler 108


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
Teaching Schedule (Spring 2020):
CS 294-150. Machine Learning and Statistics Meet Biology, WeFr 2:00PM - 3:29PM, Soda 310


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 (Fall 2019):
EE 290. High-Dim Data Analysis with Low-Dim Models, TuTh 11:00AM - 12:29PM, Cory 521


Jelani Nelson

Professor
633 Soda Hall; minilek@berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Theory (THY); Database Management Systems (DBMS)
Education: 2011, Ph.D., Computer Science, MIT; 2006, M.Eng., Computer Science, MIT; 2005, S.B., Computer Science, Mathematics, MIT
Teaching Schedule (Spring 2020):
CS 294-165. Sketching Algorithms


Aditya Parameswaran

Assistant 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


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 (Fall 2019):
EE 113. Power Electronics, TuTh 2:00PM - 3:29PM, Cory 521
EE 213A. Power Electronics, TuTh 2:00PM - 3:29PM, Cory 521
Teaching Schedule (Spring 2020):
EE 137B. Introduction to Electric Power Systems, TuTh 3:30PM - 4:59PM, Cory 241


Osama Shana'a

Adjunct Associate Professor
osama.shanaa@berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Integrated Circuits (INC)


Sophia Shao

Assistant Professor
570 Cory Hall; ysshao@eecs.berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Computer Architecture & Engineering (ARC); Integrated Circuits (INC)
Education: 2016, Ph.D., Computer Science, Harvard University
Office Hours: Wednesday, 11am-12pm, 570 Cory
Teaching Schedule (Fall 2019):
EECS 151. Introduction to Digital Design and Integrated Circuits, MoWe 2:30PM - 3:59PM, Cory 540AB
EECS 151LA. Introduction to Digital Design and Integrated Circuits Lab, Fr 11:00AM - 1:59PM, Cory 125
EECS 151LB. Introduction to Digital Design and Integrated Circuits Lab, Tu 8:00AM - 10:59AM, Cory 125
EECS 151LB-2. Introduction to Digital Design and Integrated Circuits Lab, Th 5:00PM - 7:59PM, Cory 125
EECS 151LB-3. Introduction to Digital Design and Integrated Circuits Lab, Mo 8:00AM - 10:59AM, Cory 125
EECS 251A. Introduction to Digital Design and Integrated Circuits, MoWe 2:30PM - 3:59PM, Cory 540AB
EECS 251LA-101. Introduction to Digital Design and Integrated Circuits Lab, Fr 11:00AM - 1:59PM, Cory 125
EECS 251LB-101. Introduction to Digital Design and Integrated Circuits Lab, Tu 8:00AM - 10:59AM, Cory 125
EECS 251LB-102. Introduction to Digital Design and Integrated Circuits Lab, Th 5:00PM - 7:59PM, Cory 125
EECS 251LB-103. Introduction to Digital Design and Integrated Circuits Lab, Mo 8:00AM - 10:59AM, Cory 125
Teaching Schedule (Spring 2020):
EE 290-2. Advanced Topics in Electrical Engineering, MoWe 2:00PM - 3:29PM, Cory 540AB


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 (Fall 2019):
EE 227BT. Convex Optimization, TuTh 11:00AM - 12:29PM, McCone 141
Teaching Schedule (Spring 2020):
EE C128. Feedback Control Systems, MoWe 11:00AM - 12:29PM, Cory 540AB


Jacob Steinhardt

Below The Line Assistant Professor
jacob.steinhardt@gmail.com
Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence (AI); Information, Data, Network, and Communication Sciences (IDNCS)
Education: 2018, PhD, Computer Science, Stanford


Avishay Tal

Assistant Professor
635 Soda Hall; atal@berkeley.edu
Research Interests: Theory (THY)
Education: 2015, PhD, Computer Science, Weizmann Institute of Science
Teaching Schedule (Spring 2020):
CS 294-92. Analysis of Boolean Functions, TuTh 5:00PM - 6:29PM, Soda 310


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