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Allen School graduate advising staff are available to meet with both current and prospective Ph.D. students.

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Elise Dorough, M.Ed.
Director of Graduate Student Services

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As the Director of Graduate Student Services, Elise Dorough drives the admissions process and monitors student progress from program entry through graduation. In concert with a student's faculty research advisor, who acts as a technical mentor for each Ph.D. student, Elise serves as a first-line of support to promote academic success and a fulfilling graduate experience. Elise has been with the UW Computer Science & Engineering department since 2010, beginning as an academic advisor for the undergraduate program.

Garrett Yoshitomi
Advising Program Coordinator

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As a member of the graduate advising team, Garrett Yoshitomi serves as the primary point of contact for prospective Ph.D. program applicants, and provides programmatic support to the Graduate Program Advisor and Allen School grad students and faculty. Garrett also provides registration advice and assistance to students both in and outside of the Allen School, and is also the course coordinator for the graduate-level internship course, CSE 601, which allows students to earn academic credit for their computer science & engineering-related internships.

Arvind Krishnamurthy, Ph.D.
Graduate Program Coordinator

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Arvind Krishnamurthy is a Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington. His research interests span all aspects of building practical and robust computer systems. His recent work is aimed at making improvements to the robustness, security, and performance of Internet-scale systems.