A High-Density Carbon Fiber Neural Recording Array Technology: Design, Fabrication, Assembly, and Validation
Travis Massey [advisor: Kristofer Pister and Michel Maharbiz]

A Learning-Based Approach to Safety for Uncertain Robotic Systems
Anayo Akametalu [advisor: Claire Tomlin]

A Platform-Based Approach to Verification and Synthesis of Linear Temporal Logic Specifications
Antonio Iannopollo [advisor: Alberto L. Sangiovanni-Vincentelli]

Accountable Data Fusion and Privacy Preservation Techniques in Cyber-Physical Systems
Ruoxi Jia [advisor: Costas J. Spanos]

Acquiring Diverse Robot Skills via Maximum Entropy Deep Reinforcement Learning
Tuomas Haarnoja [advisor: Pieter Abbeel and Sergey Levine]

Adapting Swarm Applications: A Systematic and Quantitative Approach
Ben Zhang [advisor: Edward A. Lee]

Adaptive and Diverse Techniques for Generating Adversarial Examples
Warren He [advisor: Dawn Song]

Agile Design of Generator-Based Signal Processing Hardware
Angie Wang [advisor: Borivoje Nikolic]

Alluxio: A Virtual Distributed File System
Haoyuan Li [advisor: Scott Shenker and Ion Stoica]

An Architecture for Network Function Virtualization
Chang Lan [advisor: Sylvia Ratnasamy]

An Integrative Approach to Data-Driven Monitoring and Control of Electric Distribution Networks
Roel Dobbe [advisor: Claire Tomlin]

Avoiding Communication in First Order Methods for Optimization
Aditya Devarakonda [advisor: James Demmel and Michael William Mahoney]

Bottom-up Memory Design Techniques for Energy-Efficient and Resilient Computing
Pi-Feng Chiu [advisor: Borivoje Nikolic]

Broadband mm-Wave Transceivers for Sensing and Communication
Andrew Townley [advisor: Ali Niknejad]

Classical Verification and Blind Delegation of Quantum Computations
Urmila Mahadev [advisor: Umesh Vazirani]

Combining Speech and Speaker Recognition - A Joint Modeling Approach
Hang Su [advisor: Nelson Morgan]

Computational Sensorimotor Learning
Pulkit Agrawal [advisor: Jitendra Malik]

Configurable Data Converters for Digitally Adaptive Radio
Amy Whitcombe [advisor: Borivoje Nikolic]

Design and Characterization of Ferroelectric Negative Capacitance
Korok Chatterjee [advisor: Sayeef Salahuddin]

Design, Modeling and Control of the Integrated Stacked Resonant Switched Capacitor DC-DC Converter
Yongjun Li [advisor: Seth R. Sanders]

Detection limits and fluctuation results in some spiked random matrix models and pooling of discrete data
Ahmed El Alaoui [advisor: Michael Jordan]

Differential methods in phase imaging for optical lithography
Aamod Shanker [advisor: Laura Waller]

Domain-Specific Techniques for High-Performance Computational Image Reconstruction
Michael Driscoll [advisor: Katherine A. Yelick and Armando Fox]

Dynamic Analysis for JavaScript
Liang Gong [advisor: Koushik Sen]

Efficient Policy Learning for Robust Robot Grasping
Jeffrey Mahler [advisor: Ken Goldberg]

Electronic Interfaces for Bacteria-Based Biosensing
Tom Zajdel [advisor: Michel Maharbiz]

Energy-efficient and High-bandwidth Density Monolithic Optical Transceivers in Advanced CMOS Processes
Sajjad Moazeni [advisor: Vladimir Stojanovic]

Evaluation and Design of Robust Neural Network Defenses
Nicholas Carlini [advisor: David Wagner]

Expanding the Scalability and Applications of III-V Optoelectronic Devices by Evolution of Thin-Film Vapor-Liquid-Solid Growth
Mark Hettick [advisor: Ali Javey]

Exploratory model analysis for machine learning
Biye Jiang [advisor: John F. Canny]

Extended Formulation Lower Bounds for Combinatorial Optimization
Jonah Brown-Cohen [advisor: Prasad Raghavendra]

Go with the Flow: Graphs, Streaming and Relational Computations over Distributed Dataflow
Reynold Shi Xin [advisor: Michael Franklin and Ion Stoica]

Hierarchical Deep Reinforcement Learning For Robotics and Data Science
Sanjay Krishnan [advisor: Ken Goldberg]

Image Synthesis for Self-Supervised Visual Representation Learning
Richard Zhang [advisor: Alexei (Alyosha) Efros]

Interpretable Machine Learning with Applications in Neuroscience
Reza Abbasi Asl [advisor: Bin Yu]

Learning and Optimization for Mixed Autonomy Systems - A Mobility Context
Cathy Wu [advisor: Alexandre Bayen]

Learning from Language
Jacob Andreas [advisor: Daniel Klein]

Learning Single-view 3D Reconstruction of Objects and Scenes
Shubham Tulsiani [advisor: Jitendra Malik]

Learning to Learn with Gradients
Chelsea Finn [advisor: Pieter Abbeel and Sergey Levine]

Learning to Navigate in Visual Environments
Peter Jin [advisor: Kurt Keutzer]

Low Dimensional Methods for High Dimensional Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Frank Ong [advisor: Michael Lustig]

Machine Learning for Automatic Resource Management in the Datacenter and the Cloud
Neeraja Yadwadkar [advisor: Randy H. Katz and Joseph Gonzalez]

Mathematical Compact Models of Advanced Transistors for Numerical Simulation and Hardware Design
Juan Duarte [advisor: Chenming Hu]

Mechanical Energy Storage for Self-Destructing Motes and Jumping Microrobots
Joseph Greenspun [advisor: Kristofer Pister]

Method of Local Corrections Solver for Manycore Architectures
Brian Van Straalen [advisor: Phillip Colella]

Methods and Systems for Understanding Large-Scale Internet Threats
Paul Pearce [advisor: Vern Paxson]

Monolithic Wireless Transceiver Design
Filip Maksimovic [advisor: Kristofer Pister]

MR Shuffling: Accelerated Single-Scan Multi-Contrast Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Jonathan Tamir [advisor: Michael Lustig]

Negative capacitance and hyperdimensional computing for unconventional low-power computing
Justin Wong [advisor: Sayeef Salahuddin]

Neuromodulation IC for System Integration and Self-Interference Cancellation
Seobin Jung [advisor: Elad Alon]

New RF Transmitter Techniques for RFID, Cellular, and mmW Applications
NaiChung Kuo [advisor: Ali Niknejad]

Next Generation Datacenter Architecture
Xiang Gao [advisor: Scott Shenker and Sylvia Ratnasamy]

On and Off-Policy Deep Imitation Learning for Robotics
Michael Laskey [advisor: Ken Goldberg]

Optical Phase Space Measurements and Applications to 3D Imaging and Light Scattering
Hsiou-Yuan Liu [advisor: Laura Waller]

Optimization Everywhere: Convex, Combinatorial, and Economic
Sam Wong [advisor: Christos Papadimitriou]

Photonic Links -- From Theory to Automated Design
Krishna Settaluri [advisor: Vladimir Stojanovic]

Physically-based Modeling and Rendering of Complex Visual Appearance
Lingqi Yan [advisor: Ravi Ramamoorthi and Ren Ng]

Printed Organic Light Emitting Diodes for Biomedical Applications
Claire Lochner [advisor: Ana Claudia Arias]

Program Synthesis for Systems Biology
Ali Sinan Koksal [advisor: Ras Bodik and Nir Yosef]

Programming Abstractions and Synthesis-Aided Compilation for Emerging Computing Platforms
Phitchaya Phothilimthana [advisor: Katherine A. Yelick and Ras Bodik]

Rapid ASIC Design for Digital Signal Processors
Steven Bailey [advisor: Borivoje Nikolic]

Real-time Communication Systems For Automation Over Wireless: Enabling Future Interactive Tech
Vasuki Narasimha Swamy [advisor: Anant Sahai]

Representations for Visually Guided Actions
Saurabh Gupta [advisor: Jitendra Malik]

RF Transmitter Design for Large Antenna Array Applications
Pengpeng Lu [advisor: Elad Alon]

Scalable RF Receivers for Large Antenna Arrays
Konstantin Trotskovsky [advisor: Elad Alon]

Statistical Learning Towards Gamification in Human-Centric Cyber-Physical Systems
Ioannis Konstantakopoulos [advisor: Costas J. Spanos]

Statistics meets Optimization: Computational guarantees for statistical learning algorithms
Fanny Yang [advisor: Martin Wainwright]

The Dark Net: De-Anonymization, Classification and Analysis
Rebecca Portnoff [advisor: David Wagner]

The Ionocraft: Flying Microrobots With No Moving Parts
Daniel Drew [advisor: Kristofer Pister]

Thin-Film Electrostatic Actuators and Adhesives for High-Voltage Robotics
Ethan Schaler [advisor: Ronald S. Fearing]

Towards a More Stable Network Infrastructure
Radhika Mittal [advisor: Scott Shenker and Sylvia Ratnasamy]

Towards Practical Privacy-Preserving Data Analytics
Noah Johnson [advisor: Dawn Song]

Understanding and Engineering Surface and Edge Defects of Transition Metal Dichalcogenides
Peida Zhao [advisor: Ali Javey]

Vision-based Appliance Identification and Control with Smartphone Sensors in Commercial Buildings
Kaifei Chen [advisor: Randy H. Katz and David E. Culler]

Visual Learning Beyond Direct Supervision
Tinghui Zhou [advisor: Alexei (Alyosha) Efros]

Walking Silicon: Actuators and Legs for Small-Scale Terrestrial Robots
Daniel Contreras [advisor: Kristofer Pister]

Wearable Medical Sensors Enabled by Printed Bioelectronics and Biophotonics
Yasser Khan [advisor: Ana Claudia Arias]