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This directory includes regular CS Department faculty, adjunct faculty and faculty with joint appointments. All email addresses are @cs.ucla.edu, unless indicated otherwise.  Click on faculty names to see their personal web pages.


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avizienis.jpgAlgirdas Avizienis, Emeritus Professor of Computer Science

PhD (1960) University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
IEEE Fellow; IEEE CS Technical Achievement Award
Research: computer system architecture and design; fault-tolerant computing; digital arithmetic

email: aviz | office: BH 4731F | tel: 310-825-3028 | fax: 310-825-2273


bagrodia.jpgRajive Bagrodia, Emeritus Professor of Computer Science

PhD (1987) University of Texas, Austin
Research: wireless networks; mobile computing and communications; network simulation and analysis; parallel and distributed computing

email: rajive | office: BH 3531 | tel: 310-825-0956 | fax: 310-794-5056


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Alfonso F. Cardenas, Professor of Computer Science
PhD (1969) UCLA
Research: database management; distributed heterogeneous and multimedia systems; information systems; medical informatics; legal and IP issues; software engineering

email: cardenas | office: BH 3732E | tel: 310-825-7550 | fax: 310-825-7578


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Jack Carlyle, Emeritus Professor of Computer Science
PhD (1961) University of California, Berkeley
Research: communication; computation theory and practice; algorithms and complexity; discrete system theory; developmental and probabilistic systems

email: jwc | office: BH 3731G | tel: 310-825-8807 | fax: 310-825-7578


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Junghoo (John) Cho, Associate Professor of Computer Science
PhD (2002) Stanford University
Research: internet search engines; database systems; information management systems; digital libraries; large-scale internet data management

email: cho | office: BH 3532E | tel: 310-571-8240 | fax: 310-794-5056


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Wesley Chu, Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Computer Science
PhD (1966) Stanford University
IEEE Fellow, IEEE Life Fellow; IEEE CS Technical Achievement Award
Research: distributed processing and distributed database systems; intelligent information systems


email: wwc | office: BH 3731H | tel: 310-825-2047 | fax: 310-825-7578


Tyson Condie

Tyson Condie, Assistant Professor of Computer Science
PhD (2011) UC Berkeley
Research: Provide appropriate data management toolkits for the data scientist

email: tcondie | office: BH 3532E | tel: 310-825-4740 | fax: 310-825-7578


cong.jpgJason (Jingsheng) Cong, Professor of Computer Science

PhD (1990) University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
IEEE Fellow, ACM Fellow; IEEE CASS Technical Achievement Award
Research: computer-aided design of VLSI circuits; fault-tolerant designs of VLSI systems; design and analysis of algorithms

email: cong | office: BH 4731J | tel: 310-206-2775 | fax: 310-825-2273


darwiche.jpgAdnan Darwiche, Professor of Computer Science

PhD (1993) Stanford University
AAAI Fellow
Research: probabilistic and logical reasoning and its applications, including diagnosis, planning, and system design and analysis

email: darwiche | office: BH 4532D | tel: 310-206-5201 | fax: 310-794-5057


distefano.jpgJoseph Distefano III, Distinguished Prof of Computer Sci, Medicine & Biomed Engrg

PhD (1966) UCLA
Research: biocybernetics, computational systems biology and physiology; biomedical systems modeling and control; integrative cancer biology; optimal drug therapy; intelligent software for automated biomodeling

email: joed | office: BH 4711 | tel: 310-825-7482 | fax: 310-825-2273


dyer.jpgMichael G. Dyer, Professor of Computer Science

PhD (1982) Yale University
Research: processing and acquisition of natural language through symbolic, connectionist and genetic algorithm techniques

email: dyer | office: BH 4532F | tel: 310-206-6674 | fax: 310-794-5057


eggert.jpgPaul Eggert, Lecturer of Computer Science

PhD (1980) UCLA
Research: software design and engineering; programming language design and implementation; software internationalization

office: BH 4532J | tel: 310-267-2254 | fax: 310-794-5057


Jason ErnstJason Ernst, Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry and Computer Science

PhD (2008) Carnegie Mellon University
Research: computational biology; bioinformatics; machine learning

email: jason.ernst at ucla dot edu | office: BSRB 314 | tel:310-825-3658| fax: 310-206-5272


ercegovac.jpgMilos D. Ercegovac, Distinguished Professor  and Vice-Chair

PhD (1975) University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
IEEE Fellow, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts Member
Research: computer arithmetic and hardware-oriented algorithms; design of digital and reconfigurable systems

email: milos | office: BH 4731H | tel: 310-825-5414 | fax: 310-825-2273


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Eleazar Eskin, Assistant Professor of Computer Science
PhD (2002) Columbia University
Research: bioinformatics; computational biology; machine learning

email: eeskin | office: MS 2915 | tel: 310-825-3886 | fax: 310-825-2273


estrin-D.jpgDeborah Estrin, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science, Jon Postel Chair in Computer Networks

PhD (1985) MIT
AAAS Fellow, ACM Fellow, IEEE Fellow
Research: embedded networked sensing; wireless sensing applications; environmental monitoring; network protocols

email: destrin | office: BH 3531 | tel: 310-206-3923 | fax: 310-206-3053


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Eliezer Gafni, Professor of Computer Science
PhD (1982) MIT
Research: distributed algorithms; mathematical programming with application to data networks; computer science theory

email: eli | office: BH 3731F | tel: 310-825-3211 | fax: 310-825-7578


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Mario Gerla, Professor of Computer Science
PhD (1973) UCLA
IEEE Fellow
Research: wireless ad hoc networks; peer to peer communications; dynamic spectrum access; wireless security; mobile health system

email: gerla | office: BH 3732F | tel: 310-825-4367 | fax: 310-825-7578


greibach.jpgSheila Greibach, Emeritus Professor of Computer Science

PhD (1963) Harvard University
Research: algorithms and computational complexity; program schemes and semantics; formal languages and automata theory and computability

email: greibach | office: BH 3731D | tel: 310-825-1617 | fax: 310-825-7578



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David Heckerman, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science
PhD (1979) University of California Los Angeles
Research: I am interested in learning from data. The models and methods I use are inspired by work in the fields of statistics and data analysis, machine learning, probability theory, decision theory, concentrated on using graphical models for data analysis and visualization in biology and  medicine with a special focus on the design of HIV vaccines and genome-wide association studies.

email: heckerma@microsoft.com | office: BH 4732 | tel: 310-824-0458


VAN-JACOBSON

Van Jacobson, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science

MS (1972) University of Arizona
Research: I Architecture Named Data Network (NDA), Content-Centric Networking.

email: vanj@google.com | office: BH 4732 | tel: 650-529-0233


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Alan Kay, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science
PhD (1969) University of Utah
ACM A.M. Turing Award, Kyoto Prize; AAAS Fellow, NAE Fellow, RSA Fellow
Research: object-oriented programming; personal computing; graphical user interfaces

email: alan.kay@squeakland.org | office: BH 3732J | tel: 310-825-9219 | fax: 310-825-7578


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Miryung Kim, Associate Professor of Computer Science
PhD (2008) University of Washington
NSF CAREER Award, Google Faculty Research Award
Research: Software Engineering, Software Evolution, Software Analysis Algorithm and Development Tools

email: miryung | office: BH 4532H | tel: 310-825-2858 | fax: 310-794-5057


kleinrock.jpgLeonard Kleinrock, Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Computer Science

PhD (1963) MIT
AAAS, NAE Member, IEEE Fellow, ACM Fellow; L.M. Ericsson Prize, NAE Charles Stark Draper Prize
Research: queueing theory; packet switching networks; packet radio networks; local area networks; broadband networks; nomadic computing; peer-to-peer networks; intelligent agents
email: lk | office: BH 3732G | tel: 310-825-2543 | fax: 310-825-7578


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Allen Klinger, Emeritus Professor of Computer Science
PhD (1966) University of California, Berkeley
IEEE Fellow
Research: image analysis; pattern analysis; database systems; computer education

email: klinger | office: BH 4532 | tel: 310-825-7695 | fax: 310-794-5057


kohler.jpgEddie Kohler, Adjunct Associate Professor of Computer Science

PhD (2001) MIT
Research: operating systems; software architecture; network measurement; network protocol design; programming language techniques for improving systems software

email: kohler | office: BH 4732 | tel: 310-267-5450 | fax: 310-794-5057


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Richard Korf, Professor of Computer Science
PhD (1983) Carnegie-Mellon University
AAAI Fellow
Research: artificial intelligence, including problem-solving, heuristic search, planning and parallel processing

email: korf | office: BH 4532E | tel: 310-206-5383 | fax: 310-794-5057


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Christopher Lee, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Professor of Computer Science
Ph.D. (1993) Stanford University
MIT Technology Review TR100 Award, Searle Scholar Award
Research: Bioinformatics; statistical inference

email: leec@chem.ucla.edu | office: 601A Boyer | tel: 310-825-7374 | fax: 310-206-4038


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Leon Levine, Emeritus Senior Lecturer of Computer Science
MS (1949) MIT
Research: computer methodology

email: levine | office: BH 4531 | tel: 310-206-7073 | fax: 310-794-5057


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Songwu Lu, Professor of Computer Science and Vice Chair of Graduate Studies

PhD (2003) University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign  

Research: wireless networking; mobile computing; network security; sensor networks; network middleware


email: slu | office: BH 4731C | tel: 310-794-9289 | fax: 310-825-2273


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Rupak Majumdar, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science
PhD (2003) University of California, Berkeley
Research: formal verification and control of systems; software verification and programming languages; game theoretic problems in verification; logic and automata theory

email: rupak | office: BH 4532 | tel: 310-825-4033 | fax: 310-794-5057


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Todd Millstein, Associate Professor of Computer Science
PhD (2003) University of Washington
Research: programming language design; static type systems; program analysis; software model checking; formal methods; compilers

email: todd | office: BH 4531D | tel: 310-825-5942 | fax: 310-794-5057


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Richard R. Muntz, Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Computer Science 

PhD (1969) Princeton University ACM Fellow, IEEE Fellow

Research: distributed and parallel database systems; temporal data models and query processing; knowledge discovery in database systems; computer performance evaluation


email: muntz | office: BH 3277 | tel: 310-825-3546 | fax: 310-794-5056


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Carey Nachenberg, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science
MS (1995) UCLA
Research: Anti-virus and intrusion detection technology

email: kip | office: BH 4531N | tel: 424- 750-7519


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Ani Nahapetian, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Computer Science
PhD (2007) UCLA
Research: Hardware-Based System Security, Embedded Systems, Mobile and Wireless Health Systems, Algorithms for Reconfigurable Computing

email: ani | office: BH 3532 | tel: 310-825-1322 | fax: 310-794-5056


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Stanley Osher, Professor of Mathematics, Professor of Computer Science
PhD (1966) New York University
NAS Member; SIAM Kleinman Prize, ICIAM Pioneer Prize
Research: applied mathematics; numerical methods for PDEs; level set methods; applications to image processing

email: sjo@math.ucla.edu | office: MS 7619F | tel: 310-825-1758 | fax: 310-206-6673


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Rafail Ostrovsky, Professor of Computer Science, Professor of Mathematics
PhD (1992) MIT
Research: theory of computation; cryptography and security; distributed algorithms; high-dimensional search; routing and flow control in communication networks

email: rafail | office: BH 3732D | tel: 310-206-5283 | fax: 310-825-7578


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Jens Palsberg, Professor of Computer Science
PhD (1992) University of Aarhus
Research: compilers; embedded systems; programming languages; software engineering; information security

email: palsberg | office: BH 4531K | tel: 310-825-6320 | fax: 310-794-5057


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Peter S. Pao, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science
PhD (1975) University of Michigan
Research:  System engineering

email: peterspao@ucla.edu | office: 38-137H Eng IV


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D. Stott Parker, Professor of Computer Science

PhD (1978) University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Research: Data Mining; Bioinformatics; Database Management and Scientific Data Management; Modeling

email: stott | office: BH 3532H | tel: 310-825-6871 | fax: 310-794-5056


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Giovanni Pau, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science

PhD (1998) University of Bologna

Research: Mobile computer network environments, wired an wireless networks. Distributed systems: internet information systems, replication, peer-to-peer, overlay networks.


email: gpau | office: BH 3803A | tel: 310-206-3212 | fax: 310-794-5056


Pearl

Judea Pearl, Emeritus on recall Professor of Computer Science
PhD (1965) Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn
ACM A.M. Turing Award, AAAS Fellow, Technion Harvey Prize, Rumelhart Prize, Benjamin Franklin Medal, Allen Newell Award, IEEE Fellow; AI Research Excellence Award, AAAI/NAE Member
Research: artificial intelligence and knowledge representation; probabilistic and causal reasoning; nonstandard logics; learning strategies

                              email: judea | office: BH 4515 | tel: 310-825-3243 | fax: 310-794-5057


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Miodrag Potkonjak, Professor of Computer Science
PhD (1991) University of California, Berkeley
Research: complex distributed systems; embedded systems; communication designs; computer-aided design; ad hoc sensor networks; computational security; electronic commerce; IP protection

email: miodrag | office: BH 3532G | tel: 310-825-0790 | fax: 310-794-5056


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Peter Reiher, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science
PhD (1987) UCLA
Research: file systems; network and computer security; distributed operating systems; ubiquitous computing; optimistic methods in computing; parallel discrete event simulation

email: reiher | office: BH 3564 | tel: 310-825-8332 | fax: 310-794-5056


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Glenn Reinman, Associate Professor of Computer Science
PhD (2001) University of California, San Diego
Research: processor architecture design and optimization; speculative execution; profile-guided optimization; finding and exploiting instruction-level parallelism

email: reinman | office: BH 4731G | tel: 310-794-9755 | fax: 310-825-2273


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David A. Rennels, Emeritus Associate Professor of Computer Science
PhD (1973) UCLA
Research: computer systems architecture; fault-tolerant computing; modular architectures for VLSI implementation

email: rennels | office: BH 4732 | tel: 310-825-4033 | fax: 310-825-2273


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Amit Sahai, Professor of Computer Science
PhD (2000) MIT
Sloan Research Fellow
Research: theoretical computer science; foundations of cryptography; computer security

email: sahai | office: BH 3731E | tel: 310-267-4982 | fax: 310-825-7578


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M.Y. "Medy" Sanadidi, Emeritus Professor of Computer Science
PhD (1982) UCLA
Research: congestion control and adaptive multimedia streaming in heterogeneous networks; analytic modeling of computer and communications systems

email: medy | office: BH 3532 | tel: 310-825-1322 | fax: 310-794-5056


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Majid Sarrafzadeh, Professor of Computer Science
PhD (1987) University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
IEEE Fellow
Research: embedded and reconfigurable computing; VLSI CAD; design and analysis of algorithm

email: majid | office: BH 3532C | tel: 310-794-4303 | fax: 310-794-5056


Alexander Sherstov

Alexander Sherstov, Assistant Professor
PhD (2009) University of Texas at Austin
Research: theoretical computer science

 


email: sherstov | office: BH 3731J | tel: 310-267-0866 | fax: 310-825-7578


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David Smallberg, Lecturer and Vice-Chair of Computer Science
MS (1978) UCLA
Research: computer science education; programming languages; generic programming; student software analysis

email: das | office: BH 4532G | tel: 310-267-4665 | fax: 310-794-5057


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Stefano Soatto, Professor of Computer Science
PhD (1996) California Institute of Technology
IEEE Fellow, David Marr Prize
Research: computer vision; nonlinear estimation; control theory

email: soatto | office: BH 3531D | tel: 310-825-4840 | fax: 310-794-5056


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Mani Srivastava, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Professor of Computer Science
PhD (1992) University of California, Berkeley
IEEE Fellow
Research: wireless networked and embedded systems; DSP VLSI

email: mbs@ucla.edu | office: BH 6731H | tel: 310-267-2098


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Ameet Talwalkar, Assistant Professor of Computer Science
PhD (2010) New York University

Research: Statistical Machine Learning, Scalable Data Analytics, Computational Genomics

email: ameet | office: BH 4732 | tel: 310-206-3321


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Yuval Tamir, Associate Professor of Computer Science
PhD (1985) University of California, Berkeley
Research: parallel and distributed systems; fault-tolerant computing; multicore architectures; virtualization; cluster computing (OS, middleware); interconnection networks and switches; reliable network services

email: tamir | office: BH 4531J | tel: 310-206-2852 | fax: 310-794-5057


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Demetri Terzopoulos, Chancellor's Professor of Computer Science
PhD (1984) MIT
FRSC, ACM Fellow, IEEE Fellow, European Academy of Sciences Member; Academy Award
Research: computer graphics, computer vision, medical image analysis, computer-aided design, artifical life/intelligence

email: dt | office: BH 4531G | tel: 310-206-6946 | fax: 310-794-5057


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Jennifer Wortman Vaughan, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Computer Science
PhD (2009) University of Pennsylvania
Research: machine learning, learning theory, algorithmic economics, and social computing

email : jenn | office : BH 4532H | tel : 310-825-2858 | fax: 310-794-5057


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Jacques Vidal, Emeritus Professor of Computer Science
PhD (1961) University of Paris
Research: neuromimetic information processing; pattern recognition; neural networks, fuzzy systems and genetic search; multimedia communication for engineering and science education

email: vidal | office: BH 4532 | tel: 310-825-4033 | fax: 310-794-5057


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Wei Wang, Professor of Computer Science
PhD (1999) University of California, Los Angeles
Research:  Data Mining, Bioinformatics, Database Systems.

 

email: weiwang | office: BH 3531G | tel: 310-794-0009 | fax: 310-794-5056


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Alan Yuille, Professor of Statistics, Professor of Computer Science
PhD (1981) University of Cambridge
IEEE Fellow; David Marr Prize
Research: computer vision; statistical modeling and computing; machine learning

email: yuille@stat.ucla.edu | office: MS 8967 | tel: 310-267-5383 | fax: 310-206-5668


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Carlo Zaniolo, N.E. Friedmann Chair in Knowledge Science, Professor of Computer Science
PhD (1976) UCLA
Research: knowledge-based systems; database systems; non-monotonic reasoning; spatio/temporal reasoning; scientific databases

email: zaniolo | office: BH 3532D | tel: 310-825-8137 | fax: 310-794-5056


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Lixia Zhang, Professor of Computer Science, Jon Postel Chair in Computer Science

PhD (1989) MIT ACM Fellow; IEEE Fellow
Research: Internet architecture and protocol designs; security in large scale and open systems

email: lixia | office: BH 3713 | tel: 310-825-2695 | fax: 310-825-7578


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Song Chun Zhu, Professor of Statistics, Professor of Computer Science
PhD (1996) Harvard University
David Marr Prize
Research: computer vision; statistical modeling and computing; vision and visual arts; machine learning

email: sczhu | office: BH 9494 | tel: 310-206-8693 | fax: 310-206-8693