UCR

Computer Science and Engineering


Graduate Students


CSE celebrates the diversity of our graduate students and values the different life experiences that each student brings to the department. Already recognized as one of the five most diverse student bodies among public universities ranked both as Carnegie "high research activity" (top classification) and U. S. News & World Report Tier One, UCR is committed to an academic culture that more fully reflects the global community around us.

GSA Officers
President: Jason Ott
V.P. of Operations: Saheli Ghosh
V.P. of Student Affairs: Bashar Romanous
V.P. of Finance: Ravdeep Pasricha

Sara Abdali Sara Abdali , PhD ( )
Advisor: Vagelis Papalexakis  


Alireza Abdoli Alireza Abdoli , PhD ( )
Advisor: Eamonn Keogh  


AmirAli Abdolrashidi AmirAli Abdolrashidi , PhD ( )
Advisor: Daniel Wong  


Ildar Absalyamov Ildar Absalyamov , PhD ( )
Advisor: Vassilis Tsotras  


Shahryar Afzal Shahryar Afzal , PhD ( )
Advisor: Jiasi Chen  


Pritom Ahmed Pritom Ahmed , PhD ( )
Advisor: Vassilis Tsotras  


Muzaffer Akbay Muzaffer Akbay , PhD ( )
Advisor: Tamar Shinar  


Sara AlaeeJordehi Sara AlaeeJordehi , PhD ( )
Advisor: Vagelis Hristidis  


Arash Alavi Arash Alavi , PhD ( )
Advisor: Rajiv Gupta and Zhiyun Qian  


Fatemah Alharbi Fatemah Alharbi , PhD ( )
Advisor: Zhiyun Qian  


Abdulmalik Alhathlool Abdulmalik Alhathlool , MS ( )


Hisham Alhulayyil Hisham Alhulayyil , PhD ( )
Advisor: Srikanth Krishnamurthy  


Joe Allen Joe Allen , PhD ( )
Advisor: Frank Vahid  


Abdulaziz Almaslukh Abdulaziz Almaslukh , PhD ( )
Advisor: Amr Magdy Ahmed  


Nabeel Alzahrani Nabeel Alzahrani , PhD ( )
Advisor: Frank Vahid  


Claudia Andrade Claudia Andrade , MS ( )


Kittipat Apicharttrisorn Kittipat Apicharttrisorn , PhD ( )
Advisor: Srikanth Krishnamurthy  


Ashraful Arefeen Ashraful Arefeen , PhD ( )
Advisor: Tao Jiang  


Namrata Prabhakara Arkalgud Namrata Prabhakara Arkalgud , MS ( )


Siddharth Arun Siddharth Arun , MS ( )


Hodjat Asghari Esfeden Hodjat Asghari Esfeden , PhD ( )
Advisor: Nael Abu-Ghazaleh & Walid Najjar  


Dipankar Baisya Dipankar Baisya , PhD ( )
Advisor: Stefano Lonardi  


Sharmistha Bardhan Sharmistha Bardhan , MS ( )


Gisel Bastidas Guacho Gisel Bastidas Guacho , MS ( )


Zachary Benavides Zachary Benavides , PhD ( )
Advisor: Rajiv Gupta  


Mashael Bin Alamir Mashael Bin Alamir , MS ( )


Sakib Md Bin Malek Sakib Md Bin Malek , PhD ( )
Advisor: Nael Abu-Ghazaleh  


Abdulrahman Bin Rabiah Abdulrahman Bin Rabiah , PhD ( )
Advisor: Kadangode Ramakrishnan  


Prerna Budhkar Prerna Budhkar , PhD ( )
Advisor: Walid Najjar  


Akarsha Byadarahalli-Mahadeva Akarsha Byadarahalli-Mahadeva , MS ( )


Andres Calderon Romero Andres Calderon Romero , PhD ( )
Advisor: Vasillis Tsotras  


Yue Cao Yue Cao , PhD ( )
Advisor: Srikanth Krishnamurthy  


Eldon Carman Eldon Carman , PhD ( )
Advisor: Vasillis Tsotras  


Vishnu Chandrasekar Vishnu Chandrasekar , MS ( )


Jung-Yu Chang Jung-Yu Chang , MS ( )


Zacharias Chasparis Zacharias Chasparis , PhD ( )
Advisor: Ahmed Eldawy  


Hao Chen Hao Chen , PhD ( )
Advisor: Tao Jiang  


Haoliang Chen Haoliang Chen , MS ( )


Jieyang Chen Jieyang Chen , PhD ( )
Advisor: Zizhong Chen  


Tsung-Ying Chen Tsung-Ying Chen , MS ( )


Weiteng Chen Weiteng Chen , PhD ( )
Advisor: Zhiyun Qian  


Marcus Chow Marcus Chow , PhD ( )
Advisor: Daniel Wong  


Chun-Yu Chuang Chun-Yu Chuang , PhD ( )
Advisor: Michalis Faloutsos  


Steven Cook Steven Cook , PhD ( )
Advisor: Tamar Shinar  


Miguel Coviello Gonzalez Miguel Coviello Gonzalez , PhD ( )
Advisor: Marek Chrobak  


Brian Crites Brian Crites , PhD ( )
Advisor: Philip Brisk  


Christopher  Curtis Christopher Curtis , PhD ( )
Advisor: Philip Brisk  


Ahmad Darki Ahmad Darki , PhD ( )
Advisor: Michalis Faloutsos  


Amirali Darvishzadeh Amirali Darvishzadeh , PhD ( )
Advisor: Thomas Stahovich  


Hoang Anh Dau Hoang Anh Dau , PhD ( )
Advisor: Eamonn Keogh  


Ali Davanian Ali Davanian , PhD ( )
Advisor: Heng Yin  


Chad Davies Chad Davies , PhD ( )
Advisor: Tao Jiang  


Roya Delparastaran Roya Delparastaran , MS ( )


Pravallika Devineni Pravallika Devineni , PhD ( )
Advisor: Michalis Faloutsos  


Aditya Dhakal Aditya Dhakal , PhD ( )
Advisor: Kadangode Ramakrishnan  


Sayanton Vhaduri Dibbo Sayanton Vhaduri Dibbo , PhD ( )
Advisor: Rajiv Gupta  


Ounan Ding Ounan Ding , PhD ( )
Advisor: Craig Schroeder  


Yifei Ding Yifei Ding , PhD ( )
Advisor: Eamonn Keogh  


Achyuth Diwakar Achyuth Diwakar , MS ( )


Yue Duan Yue Duan , PhD ( )
Advisor: Heng Yin  


Sankha Dutta Sankha Dutta , PhD ( )
Advisor: Chengyu Song  


Cassio Elias dos Santos Junior Cassio Elias dos Santos Junior , PhD ( )
Advisor: Bir Bhanu  


Negin Entezari Negin Entezari , PhD ( )
Advisor: Thomas Stahovich  


Jude Ezeobiejesi Jude Ezeobiejesi , PhD ( )
Advisor: Bir Bhanu  


Abdelrahman Fahim Abdelrahman Fahim , PhD ( )
Advisor: Srikanth Krishnamurthy  


James Fang James Fang , PhD ( )
Advisor: Vassilis Tsotras  


Umar Farooq Umar Farooq , PhD ( )
Advisor: Zhijia Zhao  


Jacob Fauber Jacob Fauber , PhD ( )
Advisor: Christian Shelton  


Seyedamirhossein (Amir) Feghahati Seyedamirhossein (Amir) Feghahati , PhD ( )
Advisor: Christian Shelton  


Wentao Feng Wentao Feng , MS ( )


Joshua Frear Joshua Frear , MS ( )
Advisor: Thomas Stahovich  


Sri G Sri G , PhD ( )
Advisor: Heng Yin  


Lian Gao Lian Gao , PhD ( )
Advisor: Heng Yin  


Luis Garcia Luis Garcia , MS ( )


Shaghayegh Gharghabi Shaghayegh Gharghabi , PhD ( )
Advisor: Eamonn Keogh  


Joobin Gharibshah Joobin Gharibshah , PhD ( )
Advisor: Michalis Faloutsos  


Saheli Ghosh Saheli Ghosh , PhD ( )
Advisor: Ahmed Eldawy  


Dave Gomboc Dave Gomboc , PhD ( )
Advisor: Christian Shelton  


Harish Gonnabattula Harish Gonnabattula , MS ( )


Jason Goulding Jason Goulding , PhD ( )
Advisor: Tamar Shinar  


Ekta Gujral Ekta Gujral , PhD ( )
Advisor: Vagelis Papalexakis  


Rutuja Gurav Rutuja Gurav , MS ( )


Shirin Haji Amin Shirazi Shirin Haji Amin Shirazi , PhD ( )
Advisor: Nael Abu-Ghazaleh  


Daniel Handojo Daniel Handojo , MS ( )


Md. Abid Hasan Md. Abid Hasan , PhD ( )
Advisor: Stefano Lonardi  


Krupa Hegde Krupa Hegde , MS ( )


Bailey Herms Bailey Herms , MS ( )
Advisor: Frank Vahid  


Chen-Han Ho Chen-Han Ho , MS ( )


Chengkuan Hong Chengkuan Hong , PhD ( )
Advisor: Christian Shelton  


Al Amin Hossain Al Amin Hossain , PhD ( )
Advisor: Ahmed Eldawy and Mohsen Lesani  


Seyed Hosseini Motlagh Seyed Hosseini Motlagh , PhD ( )
Advisor: Hyoseung Kim (EE)  


Farzin Houshmand Farzin Houshmand , PhD ( )
Advisor: Mohsen Lesani  


Jie Hu Jie Hu , PhD ( )
Advisor: Heng Yin  


Yangyang Hu Yangyang Hu , PhD ( )
Advisor: Wenxiu Ma (STAT)  


Yongjian Hu Yongjian Hu , PhD ( )
Advisor: Iulian Neamtiu  


I Hsien Huang I Hsien Huang , MS ( )


Lin Huang Lin Huang , PhD ( )
Advisor: Tamar Shinar & Craig Schroeder  


Shima Imani Shima Imani , PhD ( )
Advisor: Eamonn Keogh  


Kazi Islam Kazi Islam , PhD ( )
Advisor: Christian Shelton  


Risul Islam Risul Islam , PhD ( )
Advisor: Michalis Faloutsos  


Steven Jacobs Steven Jacobs , PhD ( )
Advisor: Vassilis Tsotras  


Mohammad Hossein Jahanian Mohammad Hossein Jahanian , PhD ( )
Advisor: Kadangode Ramakrishnan  


Lin Jiang Lin Jiang , PhD ( )
Advisor: Zhijia Zhao  


Xiaolin Jiang Xiaolin Jiang , PhD ( )
Advisor: Rajiv Gupta  


Amin Kalantar Chahouki Amin Kalantar Chahouki , PhD ( )
Advisor: Philip Brisk  


Kaveh Kamgar Kaveh Kamgar , MS ( )
Advisor: Eamonn Keogh  


Abhignana Kandepu Abhignana Kandepu , MS ( )


Gurneet Kaur Gurneet Kaur , PhD ( )
Advisor: Rajiv Gupta  


Khaled Khasawneh Khaled Khasawneh , PhD ( )
Advisor: Nael Abu-Ghazaleh  


Jasmine Kim Jasmine Kim , MS ( )
Advisor: Eamonn Keogh  


Adam Koehler Adam Koehler , PhD ( )
Advisor: Tom Stahovich  


Yifei Lai Yifei Lai , MS ( )


Kevin Lam Kevin Lam , MS ( )


Nhat Xuan Thong Le Nhat Xuan Thong Le , PhD ( )
Advisor: Vagelis Christidis  


Hongbo Li Hongbo Li , PhD ( )
Advisor: Zizhong Chen and Rajiv Gupta  


Runze Li Runze Li , PhD ( )
Advisor: Bir Bhanu  


Shasha Li Shasha Li , PhD ( )
Advisor: Srikanth Krishnamurthy and Amit Roy Chowdhury  


Sihuan Li Sihuan Li , PhD ( )
Advisor: Zizhong Chen  


Xiao Li Xiao Li , MS ( )


Xuezixiang Li Xuezixiang Li , MS ( )


Zutong Li Zutong Li , MS ( )


Xin Liang Xin Liang , PhD ( )
Advisor: Zizhong Chen  


Ting Lin Ting Lin , MS ( )


Elizabeth Liri Elizabeth Liri , PhD ( )
Advisor: Kadangode Ramakrishnan  


Jiahuan Liu Jiahuan Liu , MS ( )


Jiaming Liu Jiaming Liu , MS ( )


Xuqing Liu Xuqing Liu , MS ( )


Yuanlai Liu Yuanlai Liu , PhD ( )
Advisor: Laxmi Bhuyan and Zizhong Chen  


Zhida Liu Zhida Liu , MS ( )


Tyson Loveless Tyson Loveless , PhD ( )
Advisor: Philip Brisk  


Po-Hung Lu Po-Hung Lu , MS ( )


Yuanhang Luo Yuanhang Luo , MS ( )


Huong Luu Huong Luu , PhD ( )
Advisor: Marek Chrobak  


Vishalsurya Madhavan Vishalsurya Madhavan , MS ( )


Shravani Madhavaram Shravani Madhavaram , MS ( )


Frank Madrid Frank Madrid , PhD ( )
Advisor: Eamonn Keogh  


Shweti Mahajan Shweti Mahajan , MS ( )


Gautham Mani Gautham Mani , MS ( )


Qizhong Mao Qizhong Mao , PhD ( )
Advisor: Vagelis Christidis  


Ghazal Mazaheri Ghazal Mazaheri , PhD ( )
Advisor: Rajiv Gupta  


Abbas Mazloumi Abbas Mazloumi , PhD ( )
Advisor: Rajiv Gupta  


Esmaeil Mohammadian Koruyeh Esmaeil Mohammadian Koruyeh , PhD ( )
Advisor: Nael Abu-Ghazaleh  


Ali Mohammadkhan Ali Mohammadkhan , PhD ( )
Advisor: Kadangode Ramakrishnan  


Hoda Naghibijouybari Hoda Naghibijouybari , PhD ( )
Advisor: Nael Abu-Ghazaleh  


Parker Newton Parker Newton , PhD ( )
Advisor: Marek Chrobak  


Alexander Nguyen Alexander Nguyen , MS ( )


Tu Nguyen Tu Nguyen , PhD ( )
Advisor: Srikanth Krishnamurthy  


Nicholas Nobles Nicholas Nobles , PhD ( )
Advisor: Victor Zordan & Tamar Shinar  


Amir Nodehi Sabet Amir Nodehi Sabet , PhD ( )
Advisor: Zhijia Zhao  


Kenneth ONeal Kenneth ONeal , PhD ( )
Advisor: Philip Brisk  


Jason Ott Jason Ott , PhD ( )
Advisor: Philip Brisk  


Kaiming Ouyang Kaiming Ouyang , PhD ( )
Advisor: Zizhong Chen  


Weihua Pan Weihua Pan , PhD ( )
Advisor: Stefano Lonardi  


Sourav Panda Sourav Panda , PhD ( )
Advisor: Laxmi Bhuyan and KK Ramakrishnan  


Ravdeep Pasricha Ravdeep Pasricha , MS ( )
Advisor: Vagelis Papalexakis  


Raghavendra Pasupuleti Raghavendra Pasupuleti , MS ( )


Mayur Patil Mayur Patil , PhD ( )
Advisor: Mohsen Lesani  


Mugdha Kedar Patil Mugdha Kedar Patil , MS ( )


Christina Pavlopoulou Christina Pavlopoulou , PhD ( )
Advisor: Vasillis Tsotras  


Joshua Potter Joshua Potter , PhD ( )
Advisor: Philip Brisk  


Mohiuddin Qader Mohiuddin Qader , PhD ( )
Advisor: Vagelis Christidis  


Junqiao Qiu Junqiao Qiu , PhD ( )
Advisor: Zhijia Zhao  


Md. Lutfor Rahman Md. Lutfor Rahman , PhD ( )
Advisor: Chengyu Song  


Md. Shaffur Rahman Md. Shaffur Rahman , PhD ( )
Advisor: Nael Abu-Ghazaleh  


Payas Rajan Payas Rajan , PhD ( )
Advisor: Chinya Ravishankar  


Xukan Ran Xukan Ran , PhD ( )
Advisor: Jiasi Chen  


Isavannah Reyes Isavannah Reyes , PhD ( )
Advisor: Stefano Lonardi  


Ryan Rivas Ryan Rivas , PhD ( )
Advisor: Vagelis Christidis  


Abbas Roayaei Ardakany Abbas Roayaei Ardakany , PhD ( )
Advisor: Stefano Lonardi  


Jose  Rodriguez Borbon Jose Rodriguez Borbon , PhD ( )
Advisor: Walid Najjar  


Bashar Romanous Bashar Romanous , PhD ( )
Advisor: Walid Najjar  


Bryan Rowe Bryan Rowe , PhD ( )
Advisor: Rajiv Gupta  


Uday Singh Saini Uday Singh Saini , PhD ( )
Advisor: Vagelis Papalexakis  


Shayan Salehian Shayan Salehian , MS ( )


Sanjana Sandeep Sanjana Sandeep , PhD ( )
Advisor: Christian Shelton  


Aaron Sanders Aaron Sanders , MS ( )


Amruta Sawant Amruta Sawant , MS ( )


Kutlu Saydam Kutlu Saydam , MS ( )


Akil Sevim Akil Sevim , MS ( )


Narges Shadab Narges Shadab , PhD ( )
Advisor: Mohsen Lesani  


Chunhao Shan Chunhao Shan , MS ( )


Zhihui Shao Zhihui Shao , PhD ( )
Advisor: Shaolei Ren (EE)  


Dipan Shaw Dipan Shaw , PhD ( )
Advisor: Tao Jiang  


Tong Shen Tong Shen , MS ( )


Kaicheng Shou Kaicheng Shou , MS ( )


Muhammad Abu Bakar Siddique Muhammad Abu Bakar Siddique , PhD ( )
Advisor: Ahmed Eldawy  


Samriddhi Singla Samriddhi Singla , PhD ( )
Advisor: Ahmed Eldawy  


Wei Song Wei Song , PhD ( )
Advisor: Heng Yin  


Abhishek Srivastava Abhishek Srivastava , MS ( )
Advisor: Heng Yin  


Elena Strzheletska Elena Strzheletska , PhD ( )
Advisor: Vassilis Tsotras  


Yiwen Su Yiwen Su , MS ( )


Xiaofan Sun Xiaofan Sun , PhD ( )
Advisor: Zhijia Zhao  


Jakapun Tachaiya Jakapun Tachaiya , PhD ( )
Advisor: Vagelis Christidis and Michail Faloutsos  


Kevin Tang Kevin Tang , MS ( )


Dingwen Tao Dingwen Tao , PhD ( )
Advisor: Zizhong Chen  


Fatemeh Tavakkoli Fatemeh Tavakkoli , MS ( )


Anant Thunuguntla Anant Thunuguntla , MS ( )
Advisor: Amit Roy Chowdhury  


Devashree Tripathy Devashree Tripathy , PhD ( )
Advisor: Laxmi Bhuyan  


Nripesh Trivedi Nripesh Trivedi , PhD ( )
Advisor: Vagelis Christidis and Michail Faloutsos  


Georgios Tsitsikas Georgios Tsitsikas , PhD ( )
Advisor: Vagelis Papalexakis  


Shahriyar Valielahi Roshan Shahriyar Valielahi Roshan , PhD ( )
Advisor: Daniel Wong  


Tin Vu Tin Vu , PhD ( )
Advisor: Vassilis Tsotras  


Daimeng Wang Daimeng Wang , PhD ( )
Advisor: Zhiyun Qian  


Jinghan Wang Jinghan Wang , PhD ( )
Advisor: Heng Yin  


Jue Wang Jue Wang , PhD ( )


Yue Wang Yue Wang , MS ( )


Zhongjie Wang Zhongjie Wang , PhD ( )
Advisor: Zhiyun Qian  


Ziyu Wang Ziyu Wang , MS ( )


Skyler Windh Skyler Windh , PhD ( )
Advisor: Walid Najjar  


Renjie Wu Renjie Wu , PhD ( )
Advisor: Eamonn Keogh  


Nan Xiong Nan Xiong , MS ( )


Chengshuo Xu Chengshuo Xu , PhD ( )
Advisor: Rajiv Gupta  


Luxun Xu Luxun Xu , PhD ( )
Advisor: Vagelis Christidis  


Minghao Xu Minghao Xu , MS ( )


Liuqing Yang Liuqing Yang , MS ( )


Xiang Yao Xiang Yao , MS ( )


Michael Yeh Michael Yeh , PhD ( )
Advisor: Eamonn Keogh  


Fei Yi Fei Yi , MS ( )


Kuai Yu Kuai Yu , MS ( )


Sheng Yu Sheng Yu , MS ( )


Chang Yuan Chang Yuan , MS ( )


Hadi Zamani Sabzi Hadi Zamani Sabzi , PhD ( )
Advisor: Laxmi Bhuyan and Xiang-Dong Tan  


Yizhuo Zhai Yizhuo Zhai , PhD ( )
Advisor: Srikanth Krishnamurthy and Zhiyun Qian  


Guangda Zhang Guangda Zhang , MS ( )


Hang Zhang Hang Zhang , PhD ( )
Advisor: Zhiyun Qian  


Nan Zhang Nan Zhang , MS ( )


Xiu Zhang Xiu Zhang , PhD ( )
Advisor: Bir Bhanu  


Zheng Zhang Zheng Zhang , MS ( )


Kai Zhao Kai Zhao , PhD ( )
Advisor: Zizhong Chen  


Ziang Zhao Ziang Zhao , MS ( )


Liang Zhou Liang Zhou , PhD ( )
Advisor: Laxmi Bhuyan  


Pengxiong Zhu Pengxiong Zhu , PhD ( )
Advisor: Zhiyun Qian  


Shitong Zhu Shitong Zhu , PhD ( )
Advisor: Jiasi Chen and Zhiyun Qian  


Yan  Zhu Yan Zhu , PhD ( )
Advisor: Eamonn Keogh  


Yongqing Zhu Yongqing Zhu , MS ( )


Yue Zhu Yue Zhu , MS ( )


Zachary Zimmerman Zachary Zimmerman , PhD ( )
Advisor: Philip Brisk  


Vasileios Zois Vasileios Zois , PhD ( )
Advisor: Vassilis Tsotras  



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