Latest News

(6/20) Our paper titled "Demonstration of Interactive Runtime Debugging of Distributed Dataflows in Texera" has been accepted by VLDB 2020.
(4/20) Teaching CS122B ("Projects in Databases and Web Applications") and STATS ("Project in Data Science") this quarter.
(3/20) Check the CoronavirusTwitterMap our team is developing to visualize coronavirus-related tweets.
(3/20) Our paper titled "Marviq: Quality-Aware Geospatial Visualization of Range-Selection Queries Using Materialization" has been accepted by ACM SIGMOD 2020.

Students

Current PhD students (with starting year)
Sadeem Alsudais (2018)
Yicong Huang (2019)
Qiushi Bai (2017)
Avinash Kumar (2017)
Rui Guo (2018)
Shengquan Ni (2019)
Zuozhi Wang (2017)
Past PhD students (with starting year)
Alex Behm (2013, Cloudera)
Inci Cetindil (2014, Facebook, Incomplete :-()
Jamshid Esmaelnezhad (incomplete)
Jianfeng Jia (2018, Google)
Michal Shmueli-Scheuer (2009, IBM Research)
Rares Vernica (2011, HP Labs)
Sattam Mubark Alsubaiee (2014, KACST)
Shengyue Ji (2011, Google)
Taewoo Kim (2018, Microsoft)
Young-Seok Kim (2016, Samsung)

Undergraduates and attended graduate school

The following are (partial list of) undergraduates who participated in our research, including mostly UCI students, visiting students, and remote students.

  • 2019-2020Dayue Bai – UIUC (MS), Yinan Zhou – UCI (MS), Shiqi Wu – Berkeley (MS), Christine Xinrong Huang – CMU (MS), Tianran Liu – Univ of Washington (MS), Joseph Tiancheng Zheng – CMU (MS), Guanyang He – CMU (MS), Yutong Wang – UCD (PhD), Tingxuan Gu – CMU (MS), Yichi Zhang  -NYU (MS), Xinyue Han – UCLA (MS), Qiaonan Huang (Hugo) – Brown (MS), Yuan Fu – CMU (SE-SV), Yuqi Huai – UCI (PhD), Quanzhen Du – UCSD (MS), Shiling (Scarlett) Zhang – Cornell (MS), Yi Zhao – Rice (MS), Er Zhuo – UCSD (MS), Qiandong Tang – GeorgiaTech (MS), Jiahao Xu – USC (MS), Yitan Ze – UIUC(MS).
  • 2018-2019: Bolin Chen – Duke/CS/MS; Ximing (Oliver) Chen – UCLA/CS/MS; Yang Cao – UCI/CS/MS; Yinhao He – UCI/NetSys/MS; Jiaqi Li – Univ. of Washington/Statistics/PhD; Zichang Liu – USC/CS/MS; Yi Sun – UCI/CS/MS; Anqi (Angela) Wang – SJSU/CS/MS; Sibo Wang – Rice/CS/MS; Tao Wang – UC Davis/CS/MS; Jingkaihui Wei – Columbia/CS/MS; Yuran Yan – USC/Game/MS; Meng (Simon) Zhou – UCI/NetSys/MS; Student (anonymous) – Columbia/CS/MS.
  • 2017-2018: Niklas Stoehr (from TU Berlin) – University College London/Web Science and Big Data Analytics/MS; Haohan Zhang – CMU/CS/MS.

Past MS students, Postdocs, and visitors

  • PhD student Zhihui Yang (Fudan University, China), 2019-
  • Prof. Weifeng Shan (Institute of Disaster Prevention, China), 2017-2018
  • PhD student Liming Dong (Tsinghua University, China), 2/2018-9/2019
  • Prof. Qinhua Huang (Shanghai University of Politics Science and Law, China), 2016-2017
  • Prof. Hui Zhang (Henan Academy of Agricultural Science & Technology), 2016-2017
  • Prof. Wenhai Li, Wuhan University (China), 3/2015-3/2016.
  • Athena Ahmadi, MS, 2012, Google
  • Prof. Jongik Kim, Chonbuk National University (Korea), 2012-2013.
  • Athena Ahmadi, MS, 2012, Google
  • Manik Sikka, MS, 2011
  • Sandeep Paul Katumalla, MS
  • Nagesh Honnalli, MS, 2010 – 2011, Amazon
  • Andrea Zilio, Exchange student from Italy, 2010 – 2011, Google.
  • Yabin Zheng, 2009 – 2010, Visiting PhD student from Tsinghua University, China.
  • Prof. Heri Ramampiaro, 2009 – 2010, Visiting professor from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).
  • Vijay Rajakumar, MS 2008-2010. Bimaple
  • Minh Doan, MS 2008-2010.
  • Jiaheng Lu, Postdoc 2006-2008, first appointment: faculty at Renmin University, China.
  • Yiming Lu, MS 2006-2008, first appointment: Microsoft.
  • Vassia Pavlaki, PhD student from NTUA, Greece. Visitor, Summer 2005 and April 2006.
  • Bin Wang (PhD candidate) and Xiaochun Yang (professor), Northeastern University, China. Visitors, summer 2006, summer 2007.
  • Houtan Shirani-Mehr, MS in 2006, became a PhD student at USC.
  • Chris Trezzo, Undergrad student (SURF-IT), summer 2006.
  • Jia Li, MS in 2005, first appointment: an IT company in the bay area.
  • Liang Jin, MS in 2005, first appointment: Microsoft.
  • Qi Zhong, MS in 2005, first appointment: Microsoft.