Ph.D. Dissertations - 2021

Charting Cellular States, One Cell at a Time: Computational, Inferential and Modeling Perspectives
Romain Lopez [advisor: Michael Jordan and Nir Yosef]

Energy Efficient Communication Links for Smart Devices
Nathan Narevsky [advisor: Jan M. Rabaey]

Expanding the Reach of Fuzz Testing
Caroline Lemieux [advisor: Koushik Sen]

Exploration and Safety in Deep Reinforcement Learning
Joshua Achiam [advisor: S. Shankar Sastry and Pieter Abbeel]

Generative Models as a Robust Alternative for Image Classification: Progress and Challenges
An Ju [advisor: David A. Wagner]

Interaction History for Building Human-Data Interfaces
Yifan Wu [advisor: Joseph M. Hellerstein]

Learning Predictive Models for Efficient Policy Learning
Huazhe Xu [advisor: Trevor Darrell]

Learning, Planning, and Acting with Models
Thanard Kurutach [advisor: Stuart J. Russell and Pieter Abbeel]

Optical Antenna-Enhanced Light-Emitting Diodes and Inverse Electromagnetic Design
Sean Hooten [advisor: Eli Yablonovitch]

Photonic heat engines at thermodynamic limits
Zunaid Omair [advisor: Eli Yablonovitch]

Scalable Reinforcement Learning Systems and their Applications
Eric Liang [advisor: Ion Stoica]

Self-Adapting Software for Cyberphysical Systems
Gabe Fierro [advisor: David E. Culler]

Single-Mode Waveguide Coupling of Optical Antenna-LED for Optical Interconnects
Nicolas Andrade [advisor: Ming C. Wu]

Solution Processed Electronics for Flexible Hybrid Electronic Systems
Jonathan Ting [advisor: Ana Claudia Arias]

Statistical Complexity and Regret in Linear Control
Max Simchowitz [advisor: Michael Jordan and Benjamin Recht]

Towards High-Endurance, Nonvolatile, CMOS-Compatible Ferroelectric Memories for Next-Generation Computing
Ava Tan [advisor: Sayeef Salahuddin]

Two-Dimensional Semiconductors for Next-Generation Optoelectronics
Hyungjin Kim [advisor: Ali Javey]

Usable and Efficient Systems for Machine Learning
Doris Xin [advisor: Aditya Parameswaran]

Visual Content Creation by Generative Adversarial Networks
Samaneh Azadi [advisor: Trevor Darrell]