Systems and Networking Alumni
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2020
Shelby Thomas (Ph.D. 2020) Prysm
Moein Khazraee (Ph.D. 2020) MIT Postdoc
Guo "Vector" Li (Ph.D. 2020) Google
Keerthana Ganesan (M.S. 2020) Facebook

Weiyang "Frank" Wang (B.S. 2020) MIT Ph.D. program

2019
Zhaomo Yang (Ph.D. 2019) Google
Louis DeKoven (Ph.D. 2019) Facebook
Brown Farinholt (Ph.D. 2019) Facebook
Max Mellette (Postdoc 2016-2019) InFocus Networks

Brian Johannesmeyer Vrije Universiteit Ph.D. program
Maxwell Bland (M.S. 2019) University of Illinois Ph.D. program

Ansel Blume (B.S. 2019) AmazonUniversity of Illinois Ph.D. program

2018
Joe DeBlasio (Ph.D. 2018) Google
Arjun Roy (Ph.D. 2018) Google

Liz Izhikevich (M.S. 2018) Stanford Ph.D. program
Rohit Kulkarni (M.S. 2018) Qualcomm

Elizabeth Farkas (ERSP 2017–2018)
Elizabeth Guerrero (ERSP 2017–2018)
Adrian Mendoza (ERSP 2017–2018)
Zheng Tang (ERSP 2017–2018)
Brian Kantor (retired 2018)
ARDC

2017
Tianyin Xu (Ph.D. 2017) Facebook (Visiting Scientist)University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Danny Huang (Ph.D. 2017) Princeton (postdoc)NYU
Xinxin Jin (Ph.D. 2017) Whova

Karthik Balasubramaniam (M.S. 2017) Amazon

2016
Karl Koscher (Postdoc 2014–2016) University of Washington

Karyn Benson (Ph.D. 2016) AkamaiFacebook
Peng Huang (Ph.D. 2016) MSR (Postdoc)Johns Hopkins University
Wilson Lian (Ph.D. 2016) Google

Rahul Bhalerao (M.S. 2016) Google
Benjamin Braun (M.S. 2016) Facebook
Jacob Maskiewicz (M.S. 2016) Facebook
Liqiong Yang (M.S. 2016) Google

Keyue Bao (ERSP 2015–2016)
Tina Chung (ERSP 2015–2016)
Yimeng Gu (ERSP 2015–2016)
Aaron Hurtado (ERSP 2014–2016)
Laifeng Royston Lai (ERSP 2015–2016)
Angela Lin (ERSP 2015–2016)
Alex Tsang (ERSP 2015–2016)

2015
Neha Chachra (Ph.D. 2015) Facebook
Rishan Chen (2015) WhovaAutoBizLine
Mike Conley (Ph.D. 2015) Google
Matthew Der (Ph.D. 2015) NotchCapital One
Tristan Halvorson (Ph.D. 2015) Google
Rishi Kapoor (Ph.D. 2015) Google
He Liu (Lonnie) (Ph.D. 2015) GoogleLoon
Keaton Mowery (Ph.D. 2015) Apple
Malveeka Tewari (Ph.D. 2015) Google
Bhanu Vattikonda (Ph.D. 2015) AppleGoogle
Jing Zheng (2015) Oracle

Gautam Akiwate (M.S. 2015) PureStorageUCSD CSE Ph.D. program
Tao Cai (M.S. 2015) LinkedIn
Ian Foster (M.S. 2015) SalesforceGoogle
Mohit Kothari (M.S. 2015) GrouponLinkedin
Sen Zhang (M.S. 2015) Google

Kathy Krane (CNS MSO 2008-2015) South County Center for ChangeMental Health SystemsThe Heart of the Matter Relationship Counseling

Tiffany Allen (ERSP 2014–2015)
Andrew Jabassa (ERSP 2014–2015)
Kelsey Ma (ERSP 2014–2015)

2014
Congming Chen (Postdoc 2013–2014)WhovaNebulas.ioAnt Financial

Do-kyum Kim (Ph.D. 2014)GoogleAirbnb AI Labs
Feng Lu (Ph.D. 2014)Google
Sarah Meiklejohn (Ph.D. 2014)UCL
Sivasankar Radhakrishnan (Ph.D. 2014)Forward Networks
David Wang (Ph.D. 2014)GoogleEtsyUber
Jiaqi Zhang (Ph.D. 2014)Whova
Qing Zhang (Ph.D. 2014)Google

Chris Gardner (M.S. 2014) ArrisSeismic Software
Gen Liu (M.S. 2014) GoogleWaymo
Devin Lundberg (M.S. 2014)Pinterest
Malathi Raghavan (M.S. 2014)GoogleVerily Life Sciences

Alexandros Kapravelos (Visiting Ph.D. 2014) UCSBNC State

Keith Marzullo (CSE faculty) NSF CISE DDDean at UMD

2013
Christos Kozanitis (Ph.D. 2013)Berkeley (Postdoc)ICS-FORTH
Vinh The Lam (Ph.D. 2013)GoogleFacebook
Radhika Niranjan Mysore (Ph.D. 2013)GoogleVMWare
Andreas Pitsillidis (Ph.D. 2013)Google
Alexander Rasmussen (Ph.D. 2013)TrifactaFreenomeBits on Disk
Daniel Turner (Ph.D. 2013)TurboSquidTitan Health & Security TechnologiesShopify
Kevin Webb (Ph.D. 2013)Swarthmore College
Weiwei Xiong (UIUC Ph.D. 2013)Whova
Gjergji Zyba (Ph.D. 2013)Meraki

Yuvraj Agarwal (Research Scientist 2009–2013)CMU
Vacha Dave (Postdoc 2013)Microsoft
Soyeon Park (Research Scientist 2009–2013)Whova
Amin Vahdat (Faculty 2003–2013)Google
Nicholas Weaver (Researcher 2012–2013)ICSI

2012
Mohammad Al-Fares (Ph.D. 2012) Google
Nathan Farrington (Ph.D. 2012) FacebookPacketcounterRockley PhotonicsTwitterGoogle
Chris Kanich (Ph.D. 2012) University of Illinois, Chicago
Xiao Ma (UIUC Ph.D. 2012) Pattern InsightMedium.comSplunk
John McCullough (Ph.D. 2012) Google
Cynthia Taylor (Ph.D. 2012) Oberlin College
Meg Walraed-Sullivan (Ph.D. 2012) Microsoft Research (Postdoc)SpaceXSet Your Intention, LLC
Ding Yuan (UIUC Ph.D. 2012) University of Toronto

Soumyarupa De (M.S. 2012) MicrosoftGoogle
Deepika Gopal (M.S. 2012) CiscoSree Sharadamba VidyaniketanRenKube
Utpal Kumar (M.S. 2012) Arista NetworksPhilipsAarohi SoftwaresKLAAdamya Software Solutions
Aishwarya Venkataraman (M.S. 2012) StackIQTeradataAmazon

Christian Kreibich (Researcher 2012–2013)
LastlineCorelight
George Varghese (Faculty 1999–2012) Microsoft ResearchUCLA
Ken Yocum (Research Scientist 2004–2012) IlluminaHuman Longevity, Inc.Intuit

2011
James Anderson (Ph.D. 2011) Thesys TechnologiesOld Mission Capital
Dionysios Logothetis (Ph.D. 2011) Telefonica ResearchFacebook
Marti Motoyama (Ph.D. 2011) FitBitStripe
Frank Uyeda (Ph.D. 2011) GoogleLoon
Michael Vrable (Ph.D. 2011) Google
Zuoning Yin (UIUC Ph.D. 2011) CoverityGraphSQLUberLYongche.comTantanMeicai

Danny Anderson (2011)
Sushma Bannur (M.S. 2011) MicrosoftFacebook
Hamid Bazzaz (M.S. 2011) Google
Sambit Das (M.S. 2011) CiscoAvi Networks
Kourosh Derakshan (M.S. 2011) QualcommGoogle
Moitrayee Gupta (M.S. 2011) NetAppAppFormixJuniper Networks
Nelson Huang (M.S. 2011) CiscoPacketcounter
Ankur Jain (M.S. 2011) Amazon
Michael Mihn-Jong Lee (M.S. 2011) Google
Aram Shahinfard (M.S. 2011) Bionic PandaFlurryYahooVave HealthLinkedInAmazon

Damon McCoy (Postdoc 2009–2011) George Mason UniversityNYU

2010
Alvin AuYoung (Ph.D. 2010) HP Labs (CIFellows Postdoc) HP Labs Uber Aurora
Ryan Braud (Ph.D. 2010) ThousandEyes
Justin Ma (Ph.D. 2010) UC Berkeley (postdoc)Google
Yanhua Mao (Ph.D. 2010) Facebook
Patrick Verkaik (Ph.D. 2010) Meraki

Fallon Chen (M.S. 2010) TeradataBandsintownSeed ScientificSpotify
Pardis Miri (M.S. 2010) Microsoft NASA Ames UC Santa Cruz (Ph.D. program Stanford (postdoc)
Sriram Ramabhadran Goldman Sachs
Erik Rubow (M.S. 2010) Ericsson Google
Vikram Subramanya (M.S. 2010) Google Arista Cisco Google
Chris Trezzo (M.S. 2010) Salesforce Twitter
Hakon Verespej (M.S. 2010) Microsoft Madrona Venture Group Arivale

Brandon Enright (B.S. 2010) Cisco

Harsha Madhyastha (Postdoc 2009–2010) UC Riverside University of Michigan

Kevin Bauer (Colorado visitor, 2010) UWaterloo postdoc MIT Lincoln Labs Akamai MIT Lincoln Labs
Alexander Pucher (TU Vienna visitor, 2010) UCSB Ph.D. program LinkedIn StarTree

Walter Burkhard (emeritus faculty, 2010)

2009
Mikhail Afanasyev (Ph.D. 2009) CSIRO (Postdoc)Jaybridge Robotics
Yuvraj Agarwal (Ph.D. 2009) UCSD (Research Scientist)CMU
Kirill Levchenko (Ph.D. 2009) UCSD (Postdoc)UCSD (Research Scientist)University of Illinois
Barath Raghavan (Ph.D. 2009) Williams CollegeICSIGoogleUSC

Jeff LeFevre (M.S. 2009) UCSC Ph.D. programHewlett Packard EnterpriseUCSC Project Scientist
Andreas Pamboris (M.S. 2009) Imperial College London Ph.D. programImperial College London PostdocUCLan Cyprus
Ryan Roemer (M.S. 2009) MicrosoftIP StreetCuriosity MediaFormidable Labs
Pongsakorn Teeraparpwong (M.S. 2009) AmazonIndie Dish

Matteo Varvello (ParisTech Visiting Ph.D. 2009) Bell LabsTelefonica Research

2008
Greg Bruno (Ph.D. 2008) SDSCStackIQTeradataSoftiron
Diwaker Gupta (Ph.D. 2008) Aster DataMaginaticsEMCDropboxHiro Systems PBC
Chip Killian (Ph.D. 2008) Purdue UniversityGoogle
Marvin McNett (Ph.D. 2008) Microsoft
David Moore Cisco SystemsGoogleVectra AI
Kashi Vishwanath (Ph.D. 2008) Microsoft ResearchGoogle

Varun Almaula (M.S. 2008) CiscoHealth Technology ForumCyber DefendersChan Zuckerberg Initiative
Erik Buchanan (2008) WebsenseGoogleConnectifierLinkedInstartup
Justin Burke (M.S. 2008) BigFixIBMGoogleTaniumGoogle
Daren Dao (M.S. 2008) RippleTVeHarmonyJPLIntuit
Jim Hong (M.S. 2008) CiscoCenzicTrustwave
Alex Loukissas (M.S. 2008) CiscoMaginaticsEMCAgentRiskWhatnot
Shaan Mahbubani (M.S. 2008) QualcommHKUST MBA programAccenture
Taurin Tan-atichat (M.S. 2008) Google Independent consultant
Nikolay Topilski (M.S. 2008) Akamai

Sue Moon (Visiting Researcher, 2008) KAIST

Kim Graves (2007–2008) CSE fiscal affairs (2nd in line of great admin pantheon)Biology AP/HR

2007
Jeannie Albrecht (Ph.D. 2007) Williams College
Yu-Chung Cheng (Ph.D. 2007) Google
Richard Huang (Ph.D. 2007) OracleRiviera PartnersDelphixMindMeldOculus VRPlayground GlobalStochos Talent
Ramana Kompella (Ph.D. 2007) Purdue UniversityGoogleCisco
Priya Mahadevan (Ph.D. 2007) HP LabsPARCGoogle
Alper Mizrak (Ph.D. 2007) VMWare
Nut Taesombut (Ph.D. 2007)Abbot at San Fran Dhammaram Temple

Eric Weigle (Ph.D. 2007) Google
Xinran (Ryan) Wu (Ph.D. 2007) MicrosoftIntel ResearchTuan800

David Anderson (M.S. 2007) Move NetworksMozyVMWareEMCGoogle
Jennifer Chiang (M.S. 2007) MicrosoftU.S. International Trade CommissionMorrison & FoersterDentonsSlack
Chris Fleizach (M.S. 2007) Apple
Carmelo Kintana (M.S. 2007) Google
Sangmin Lee (M.S. 2007) UT Austin Ph.D. programMicrosoftFacebook
Nabil Schear (M.S. 2007) UIUC Ph.D. programMIT Lincoln LaboratoryNetflix
Ming Woo-Kawaguchi (2007) UCSD Ph.D. program (PL)Harvard (postdoc)Goldman Sachs

Michelle Panik (2004–2007) Famed writing career (beloved group editor and asst)

2006
John Bellardo (Ph.D. 2006) Cal Poly SLO
Eugene Hung (Ph.D. 2006) IBM Plato
Flavio Junqueira (Ph.D. 2006) Yahoo! ResearchMSR Cambridge → ReScale LimitedConfluentEMC
Kiran Tati (Ph.D. 2006) VMWare
Huaxia Xia (Ph.D. 2006) GoogleBaiduMeituan
Xianan Zhang (Ph.D. 2006) VMWare Facebook

Jay Chen (M.S. 2006) NYU Ph.D. programNYU Abu DhabiICSI
Troy Trimble (M.S. 2006) Google
Chris Tuttle (M.S. 2006) Google

Krishna Gummadi (Visitor 2006)Return to MPI-SWS
Péter Benkö (Visitor 2005–2006)Return to Ericsson Research, Budapest

Yang-Suk Kee (Postdoc 2003–2006) USC postdocOracleSamsung
David Oppenheimer (Postdoc, 2005–2006) GoogleDatabricks

2005
Leeann Bent (Ph.D. 2005) Google
Dejan Kostić (Duke Ph.D. 2005) EPFLIMDEAKTH
Xin (Paff) Liu (Ph.D. 2005) Ask.comAmazon
Sumeet Singh (2005) NetSiftCisco MicrosoftAppFormixJuniper Networks
Renata Teixeira (Ph.D. 2005) CNRS Researcher @ Laboratoire d'informatique de Paris 6 (Lip6)Inria Paris
Ju (Tony) Wang (Ph.D. 2005) Ask.comMicrosoftSnapchatGoogleFacebook

John Ehrhart (M.S. 2005) AmazonFacebook
Josh Opos (M.S. 2005) Scaleable Network TechnologiesSymantec
Ishwar Ramani (M.S. 2005) Juniper NetworksVUDULab126 Amazon A9.com
Luis Rivera (M.S. 2005) Verimatrix

Venkat Rangan (Faculty 1989–2005) Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Andrew A. Chien (Faculty 1998–2005) VP Research, IntelUniversity of Chicago

2004
Ranjita Bhagwan (Ph.D. 2004) IBM ResearchMicrosoft Research
Yun Fu (Duke Ph.D. 2004) Yahoo!Alohar MobileParticle MediaOtter.ai
Jesse Steinberg (Ph.D. 2004) Northrop Grumman Mission Systems
Dmitrii Zagorodnov (Ph.D. 2004) Postdoc University of Tromsø, NorwayResearcher at UCSBEucalyptus SystemsHewlett-PackardAppScaleDanaher Corporation

Genevieve Bartlett (2004) USC Ph.D. programISI
Rajiv Bharadwaja (M.S. 2004) Microsoft Facebook Google Microsoft
Jason Krasnow (M.S. 2004) MotorolaNorthrup Gruman XetroniCR
Travis Newhouse (M.S. 2004) NetsiftCisco AppFormixJuniper Networks
Michael Sirivianos (M.S. 2004) UCI Ph.D. programDuke Ph.D. programTelefonicaCyprus University of Technology
Erik Vandekieft (M.S. 2004) IBMNECTap11CircleUpAVOSCircleUpLyftFacebook

Michela Taufer (Postdoc 2004) Scripps Research and SDSCUniversity of DelawareUniversity of Tennessee, Knoxville

2003
Florin Baboescu (Ph.D. 2003) CiscoQualcommHuaweiBroadcom
Anand Balachandran (Ph.D. 2003) Intel ResearchMicrosoft
Kay Connelly (Ph.D. 2003) Indiana University
Cristian Estan (Ph.D. 2003) University of WisconsinNetlogic Broadcom Google

Doug Brown (M.S. 2003) NYU Law SchoolAsst U.S. AttorneyChapin Fitzgerald LLP Abelson, Herron and Halpern LLP Halpern May Ybarra Gelberg LLP
Ping Guan (M.S. 2003) Qualcomm
Vineet Kumar (M.S. 2003) CMU Tepper School of Business Ph.D. programHarvard Business School (faculty)Yale School of Management (faculty)
Harsha Narayan (M.S. 2003) UT Austin Ph.D. programJuniper Networks Rohati SystemsRiverbed TechnologyArista NetworksGoogleLinkedInMachinify
Aditya Ojha (M.S. 2003) Sun MicrosystemsCiscoGoogle

2002
Edward D. Lazowska (Sabbatical 2002) University of Washington
2001
Karan Bhatia (Ph.D. 2001) NPACI SDSCJoint Genomics InstituteLila TechnologiesAmazonExusiaSurf LabsGoogle

George C. Polyzos (Faculty 1988–2001) Athens University of Economics and Business