Aaron Bauer (awb@cs)
ADVISOR: Zoran Popović
RESEARCH AREA: Human-Computer Problem Solving
DISSERTATION TOPIC: Understanding Problem Solving and Collaboration in an Open-Ended Scientific-Discovery Game
EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE: Academia - Teaching
EXPECTED GRADUATION QUARTER: Spring 2019

Waylon Brunette (wrb@cs)
ADVISOR: Richard Anderson
RESEARCH AREA: Mobile Systems, Computing for Global Development
EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE: Academia - Research
EXPECTED GRADUATION QUARTER: Spring 2019

Arunkumar Byravan (barun@cs)
ADVISOR: Dieter Fox
RESEARCH AREA: Robotics, Deep Learning, Machine Learning
DISSERTATION TOPIC: Structured Deep Visual Models for Robot Manipulation
EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE: Academia - Research, Industry - Research
EXPECTED GRADUATION QUARTER: Spring 2019

Ignacio Cano (icano@cs)
ADVISOR: Arvind Krishnamurthy
RESEARCH AREA: Systems, Machine Learning
DISSERTATION TOPIC: Optimizing Systems using Machine Learning
EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE: Industry - Development
EXPECTED GRADUATION QUARTER: Autumn 2018

Tianqi Chen (tqchen@cs)
ADVISOR: Carlos Guestrin
RESEARCH AREA: Machine Learning, Systems
DISSERTATION TOPIC: Scalable and automated learning systems
EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE: Academia - Research
EXPECTED GRADUATION QUARTER: Summer 2019

Eunsol Choi (eunsol@cs)
ADVISOR: Yejin Choi and Luke Zettlemoyer
RESEARCH AREA: Natural Language Processing
DISSERTATION TOPIC: Extracting and Inferring Information From Text
EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE: Academia - Research, Industry - Research
EXPECTED GRADUATION QUARTER: Summer 2019

Camille Cobb (cobbc12@cs)
ADVISOR: Tadayoshi Kohno
RESEARCH AREA: Security & Privacy
DISSERTATION TOPIC: Peer-to-peer privacy in social and communications applications
EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE: Academia - Research
EXPECTED GRADUATION QUARTER: Spring 2019

Srini Iyer (sviyer@cs)
ADVISOR: Luke Zettlemoyer and Alvin Cheung
RESEARCH AREA: Natural Language Processing
DISSERTATION TOPIC: Learning to Map Natural Language to General Purpose Source Code
EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE: Academia - Research, Industry - Research
EXPECTED GRADUATION QUARTER: Spring 2019

Kiron Lebeck (kklebeck@cs)
ADVISOR: Franziska Roesner and Tadayoshi Kohno
RESEARCH AREA: Augmented Reality, Security and Privacy
EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE: Industry - Research, Industry - Development
EXPECTED GRADUATION QUARTER: Spring 2019

Vincent Lee (vlee2@cs)
ADVISOR: Luis Ceze and Mark Oskin
RESEARCH AREA: Computer Architecture
DISSERTATION TOPIC: Towards Practical Stochastic Computing Architectures for Emerging Applications
EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE: Industry - Research
EXPECTED GRADUATION QUARTER: Winter 2019

Alex Mariakakis (atm15@cs)
ADVISOR: Shwetak Patel and Jacob Wobbrock (iSchool)
RESEARCH AREA: Ubicomp / Human-Computer Interaction
DISSERTATION TOPIC: Mobile Sensing for Health and Public Safety
EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE: Academia - Research
EXPECTED GRADUATION QUARTER: Summer 2019

Dominik Moritz (domoritz@cs)
ADVISOR: Jeffrey Heer and Bill Howe
RESEARCH AREA: Data Visualization, Data Management, Data Science
DISSERTATION TOPIC: Enabling Performance-based Service Level Agreements for Data Analytics in the Cloud
EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE: Industry - Research, Industry - Development
EXPECTED GRADUATION QUARTER: Spring 2019

Jennifer Ortiz (jortiz16@cs)
ADVISOR: Magdalena Balazinska
RESEARCH AREA: Databases & Data Management
DISSERTATION TOPIC: Model Agnostic Explanations for Machine Learning Models
EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE:
EXPECTED GRADUATION QUARTER: Autumn 2018

Fahad Pervaiz (fahadp@cs)
ADVISOR: Richard Anderson
RESEARCH AREA: Computing for Development, Human-Computer Interaction and Data Analytics
DISSERTATION TOPIC: Understanding the Challenges in Development Data Pipeline
EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE: Industry - Research, Industry - Development
EXPECTED GRADUATION QUARTER: Spring 2019

Alex Takakuwa (alextaka@cs)
ADVISOR: Tadayoshi Kohno
RESEARCH AREA: Security and Privacy
DISSERTATION TOPIC: Moving from Passwords to Authenticators
EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE: Industry - Research, Industry - Development
EXPECTED GRADUATION QUARTER: Summer 2019

John Toman (jtoman@cs)
ADVISOR: Dan Grossman
RESEARCH AREA: Programming Languages and Software Engineering
DISSERTATION TOPIC: Learning to Adapt: Analyses for Configurable Software
EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE: Academia - Research, Industry - Research, Industry - Development
EXPECTED GRADUATION QUARTER: Spring 2019

Doug Woos (dwoos@cs)
ADVISOR: Zachary Tatlock, Michael D. Ernst, and Thomas E. Anderson
RESEARCH AREA: Programming languages, operating systems, and distributed systems
DISSERTATION TOPIC: Graphical Interactive Debugging for Distributed Systems
EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE: Academia - Teaching
EXPECTED GRADUATION QUARTER: Spring 2019

Xiaoyi Zhang (xiaoyi@cs)
ADVISOR: James Fogarty
RESEARCH AREA: HCI, Accessibility
DISSERTATION TOPIC: Runtime Repair and Enhancement of Mobile App Accessibility
EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE: Industry - Research
EXPECTED GRADUATION QUARTER: Autumn 2018