Students

Current

PhD

  • Petr Dolezal (co-supervised with Emily Shuckburgh)
  • Derek Sorensen (co-supervised with Anil Madhavapeddy)
  • Amelia Holcombe (co-supervised with David Coomes)
  • Arduin Findeis (co-supervised with Fiodar Kazhamiaka)

PhD co-supervision (Dept. of Engineering)

  • Scott Jeen (co-supervised with Jonathan Cullen)
  • Luke Cullen (co-supervised with Jonathan Cullen)

Masters

  • Abhinav Bora (at the University of Waterloo, co-supervised with Lukasz Golab)

Undergraduates

Cambridge

  • Thomas Barker

Waterloo

  • Harsimrat Singh Bhundar

Alumni

Post-doc

Ju Wang, Ph.D. from Northwestern University, China. RFID sensors. [2018-2019]

Liqiong Chang, Ph.D. from Northwestern University, China. RFID sensors. [2018-2019]

Sun Sun, Ph.D. from University of Toronto, Canada. Stochastic matching and synthetic trace generation. [2017-2019]

Ansis Rosmanis, Ph.D. from University of Waterloo. Smart lighting. [2016]

Rachel Kalaimani, Ph.D. from IIT Bombay. Energy-efficient HVAC operation. [2015-2016]

Yashar Ghiassi-Farrokhfal, Ph.D. from University of Toronto. Solar and Storage management. (2012-2015)

Hanan Shpungin, Ph.D. from Ben Gurion University. Energy systems. (2012)

Kirill Kogan, Ph.D. from Ben Gurion University. Multi-connected microgrids. (2012-2013)

Weihong Wang, Ph.D. from U. Toronto. EV scheduling. (2010-2011)

Andre Allavena, Ph.D. from Cornell University. Leaf-only trees for massively parallel computing. (2005-2006)

Ph.D.

Waterloo (Theses can be found in UWspace)


Sajjad Rizvi: 2015-2021, Co-supervised by Prof. B. Wong. Thesis: On the Importance of Infrastructure-Awareness in Large-Scale Distributed Storage Systems (--> Cockroach DB)

Christian Gorenflo: 2015-2020, Co-supervised by Prof. L. Golab. Thesis: Towards a New Generation of Permissioned Blockchain Systems (--> Axelar)

Fiodar Kazhamiaka: 2014-2019, Co-supervised by Prof. C. Rosenberg. Thesis: Modelling, Design, and Control of Energy Systems: A Data-Driven Approach (--> Postdoc at Stanford) Winner of the Cheriton Distinguished Dissertation Award

Adedamola Adepetu: 2012-2016. Thesis: An Agent-Based Modeling Framework for Energy Policies (CIBC Bank --> Loblaws)

Rayman Preet Singh: 2011-2015, Co-supervised by Prof. T. Brecht. Thesis: Personal Data Management in the Internet of Things (Samsung Research --> Amazon --> LinkedIn)

Omid Ardakanian: 2009-2015, Co-supervised by Prof. C. Rosenberg. Thesis: On the Control of Active End-nodes in the Smart Grid (Postdoc UC Berkeley --> Postdoc UBC --> Faculty member at U. Alberta)

Tommy Carpenter: 2010-2015. Thesis: Measuring & Mitigating Electric Vehicle Adoption Barriers (AT&T Research)

Earl Oliver: 2006-2012. Thesis: Censorship Tolerant Networking (Brio Mobile)

Andy Curtis: 2008-2012, Co-supervised by Prof. A. Lopez-Ortiz. Thesis: Reducing the cost of Operating a Datacenter Network (Nicera --> VmWare --> Avi Networks)

Nabeel Ahmed: 2004-2009. Thesis: Interference Management in Dense 802.11 Networks (post-doc at MIT --> Ruckus Wireless --> Facebook)

Aaditeshwar Seth: 2004-2008, Co-supervised by Prof. R. Cohen. Thesis: Design of a Recommender System for Participatory Media Built on a Tetherless Communication Infrastructure (IBM Research, India --> Assistant Professor at IIT Delhi --> Associate Professor at IIT Delhi)

Majid Ghaderi: 2004-2006, Co-supervised by Prof. R. Boutaba. Thesis: Resource management in heterogeneous wireless networks (PostDoc at U. Mass. Amherst --> Associate Professor at U. Calgary)


Cornell


Cristian Estan(2): 1998-99. (U. Wisconsin --> Architect at NetLogic Microsystems)

Yin Zhang(1): 1997-99. (AT&T Labs --> Associate Professor at UT Austin)

Lili Qiu(1): 1997-99. (Microsoft Research --> Associate Professor at UT Austin --> Professor at UT Austin)

Jia Wang(1): 1997-99. (Member of Technical Staff at AT&T Labs)

Snorri Gylfason(3): 1997-99. (Ensim --> VmWare --> Facebook)

Rosen Sharma: 1996-99. Thesis: 'Internet TV' (Ensim --> SolidCore --> CTO of the Systems and Virtualization Business at McAfee --> CEO BlueStacks)

M.S./MMath/M. Phil/M. Res.

Cambridge

2021: Simon Mathis, Arduin Findeis

2020: David Adeboye Project report: Exploring the effect of spatial faithfulness on group decision-making


Waterloo (Theses can be found in UWspace)

2021: Amelia Holcomb Mobile Phone Depth Sensors for Forest Carbon Measurement

2020: Dimcho Karakashev Making Renewable Energy Certificates Efficient, Trustworthy, and Private

2019: Yerbol Aussat A Power-Efficient Smart Lighting System

2016: Alimohammad Rabbani Practical Systems for Personal Thermal Comfort

2016: Michael Doroshenko Quantifying the Effects of Solar Panel Orientation on the Electrical Grid

2016: Ankit Pat Towards Data-Leveraged Behavioral Policy Design for Alleviating Peak Electricity Demand

2015: Ivan RiosAnalyzing the Usage Patterns of Electric Bikes

2014: Elnaz Rezaei, Xiang Gao

2013: Peter X. Gao, Sahil Singla, Pirathayini Srikantha

2012: Bo Hu, Ryan Case

2011: Omid Ardakanian

2009: Usman Ismail

2008: Hossein Falaki, Sumair Ur Rahman, David Hadaller

2007: Shimin Guo, Omar Beg, Earl Oliver

2005: Nabeel Ahmed


Cornell

1999: Y. Xu, Naveen Sastry, J. Wann, P. Singh, A. Singh, M. Ranjan, W. Ng, J. Howes

1998: K. Lee, R. Schwager, R. Siamwalla

1997: D. Balakrishna, K. Chan, B. Nicks, J. Teo, M. Wu, L. Wu, H. Jamjoom


AT&T Bell Laboratories

1995: Matthias Grossglauser

Bachelor's Thesis advisees

Cambridge

2020: Jan Deller

IIT Delhi

2003: Ankur Jain and Gaurav Kwatra

1993: Anurag Sahay

One-year research interns at Bell Labs

1995-1996: Ankur Jain

1994-1995: Matthias Grossglauser, now Professor at EPFL

1994-1995: Ritesh Ahuja

Undergraduate Research Assistants

2021: Brad Huang, Abhinav Bora, Beihan Liu, Tom Shan, David Liu, Rui Chai, Xinhai (Hector) Wei, Mingjie Zhu

2020: Ivy Liu (--> Columbia), Brad Huang, Bill Tong, Yijie Wang, Alan Marko, Yu He, David Wesby, Siqing Huo, Siyi Ji, Megan Penny, Shivam Saraf

2019: Samuel Lu (--> UC Berkeley), Yingjie (Jenny) Chen, Runbiao Zhang, Ashwin Sekhari, Bhargav Das, Tingyin Liu, Shela Qiu, Jia Ying Lin, Kayla Hardie

2018: Sasha Doubov, Kayla Hardie, Ankai Jie

2017: Ankai Jie

2015: Kewei Charlie Shi

2008: C. Tang, A. Leong, C. Ho, D. Yim

2007: Matei Zaharia (--> UC Berkeley-->MIT-->Stanford)

2006: Y. Xu, Matei Zaharia, G. Wang

2005: Michael Liang, Geoffrey Salmon, H. Pan, Matei Zaharia, Stephen Fung

2004: Henry Pan, Matei Zaharia, Patrick Darragh, J. Hilliker, Geoffrey Salmon, B. Redman, M. Thomas, A. Lifchits, S. Fung, Neil Arora

2003: Patrick Darragh, Stepehn Fung, M. Tariq

1999: W. Chang, H. Chan, D. Guitirrez, L. Ku

1998: Al Landrum, J. Lin

1997: Aravind Narasimhan

Visitors

2018: Guoming Tang (U. Victoria)

2017: Niko Fink (Passau)

2016: Lukas Gebhard (Passau)

2012: Hadi Zarkoob (UW, Statistics)

2008: A. Narayan (DEI, Agra, India)

2007: R. Sethi (IIT KGP), S. Dube (IITK), U. Ismail (LUMS), S. Mustaq (LUMS)

2006: G. Goel (IITD), Z. Koradia (IITK)

2005: M. Thomas (IIT KGP), H. Chopra (IIT B), G. Singh(IIT D), R. Garg (IIT K), R. Jain (IIT B), A. Agarwal (IIT D), Y. Yin, G. Wang

(1) Completed Ph.D. with Dr. Robbert van Renesse at Cornell

(2) Completed Ph.D. with Prof. George Varghese at UC San Diego

(3) Left the Ph.D. program to join Ensim Corp.