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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

Alireza Abdoli Alireza Abdoli , PHD ( )
Advisor: Philip Brisk  


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


Feroz Abdul Kadar Feroz Abdul Kadar , MS ( )
Advisor: Stefano Lonardi  


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


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


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


Shah Ahsan Shah Ahsan , PhD ( )
Advisor: Eamonn Keogh  


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


Hind Al Hakami Hind Al Hakami , PhD ( )
Advisor: Stefano Lonardi  


Arash Alavi Arash Alavi , PhD ( )
Advisor: Zhiyun Qian & Rajig Gupta  


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


Hisham Alhulayyil Hisham Alhulayyil , PHD ( )


Wasim Alim Wasim Alim , PhD ( )
Advisor: Shelton Tan  


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


Abdulaziz Almaslukh Abdulaziz Almaslukh , PHD ( )
Advisor: Evangelos Christidis  


Abdulrahman Aloraini Abdulrahman Aloraini , MS ( )


Nabeel Alzahrani Nabeel Alzahrani , PhD ( )
Advisor: Nael Abu-Ghazaleh/Zhiyun Qian  


Waleed Amjad Waleed Amjad , PhD ( )
Advisor: Evangelos Christidis  


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


Azeem Aqil Azeem Aqil , PhD ( )
Advisor: Srikanth Krishnamurthy  


Abbas Ardankany Abbas Ardankany , PhD ( )
Advisor: Stefano Lonardi  


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


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


Sepideh Azarnoosh Sepideh Azarnoosh , PhD ( )
Advisor: Christian Shelton  


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


Sharmistha Bardhan Sharmistha Bardhan , MS ( )


Sandesh Basrur Sandesh Basrur , MS ( )


Gisel Bastidas Guacho Gisel Bastidas Guacho , MS ( )


Mehmet Belviranli Mehmet Belviranli , PhD ( )
Advisor: Laxmi Bhuyan  


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


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


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


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  


Paul Cernea Paul Cernea , PhD ( )
Advisor: Tamar Shinar  


Vishnu Chandrasekar Vishnu Chandrasekar , MS ( )


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


Chih-Yi Chen Chih-Yi Chen , MS ( )


Dennis Chen Dennis Chen , MS ( )


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


Wei Chen Wei Chen , MS ( )


Yanping Chen Yanping Chen , PhD ( )
Advisor: Eamonn Keogh  


Haoliang Chen Haoliang Chen , MS ( )


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


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


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


Chun-Yu Chuang Chun-Yu Chuang , PHD ( )
Advisor: Jiasi Chen and Michalis Faloutsos  


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


Brittany Cook Brittany Cook , PHD ( )
Advisor: Kadangode Ramakrishnan  


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  


Tuan Dao Tuan Dao , PhD ( )
Advisor: Srikanth Krishnamurthy  


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


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


Piyali Das Piyali Das , PHD ( )
Advisor: Srikanth Krishnamurthy  


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


Ignacio de Castro P_rez Ignacio de Castro P_rez , MS ( )


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


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


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


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


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  


Amr Elsisy Amr Elsisy , MS ( )


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


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


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 ( )


Jillian Foster Jillian Foster , MS ( )


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


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


Priyanka Gandhi Priyanka Gandhi , MS ( )


Ioannis Gasparis Ioannis Gasparis , PhD ( )
Advisor: Srikanth Krishnamurthy  


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


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


Harshitha Giri Harshitha Giri , MS ( )


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


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


Tirath Grewal Tirath Grewal , MS ( )


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


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


Ping He Ping He , MS ( )


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


Ryan Holt Ryan Holt , MS ( )


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


Monzer Hossain Monzer Hossain , PhD ( )
Advisor: Srikanth Krishnamurthy  


Seyed Hosseini Motlagh Seyed Hosseini Motlagh , PhD ( )
Advisor: Laxmi Bhuyan  


Niloufar Sadat Hosseini Pour Niloufar Sadat Hosseini Pour , MS ( )


Yongjian Hu Yongjian Hu , PhD ( )
Advisor: Qi Zhu  


Yangyang Hu Yangyang Hu , PHD ( )
Advisor: Wenxiu Ma  


Lin Huang Lin Huang , PHD ( )
Advisor: Tamar Shinar  


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


Michael Izbicki Michael Izbicki , PhD ( )
Advisor: Christian Shelton  


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


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


Gaurav Jhaveri Gaurav Jhaveri , MS ( )


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


Songwei Jin Songwei Jin , MS ( )


Nikhil Kamthe Nikhil Kamthe , MS ( )


Abhignana Kandepu Abhignana Kandepu , MS ( )


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


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


Siddharth Khasgiwala Siddharth Khasgiwala , MS ( )


Farzad Khorasani Farzad Khorasani , PhD ( )
Advisor: Rajiv Gupta  


Mohammad Khorramzadeh Mohammad Khorramzadeh , PhD ( )
Advisor: Philip Brisk  


Taeyoung Kim Taeyoung Kim , PhD ( )
Advisor: Sheldon Tan  


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


Sharan Kumar Sharan Kumar , MS ( )


Reeta Kumari Reeta Kumari , MS ( )


Amlan Kusum Amlan Kusum , PhD ( )
Advisor: Iulian Neamtiu and Rajiv Gupta  


Kevin Lam Kevin Lam , MS ( )


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


Du Lei Du Lei , MS ( )


Elaine Leung Elaine Leung , MS ( )


Richel Leung Richel Leung , MS ( )


Guoyong Li Guoyong Li , MS ( )


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


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


Tai-Ching Li Tai-Ching Li , PhD ( )
Advisor: Michalis Faloutsos/Harsha Madhyastha  


Yawei Li Yawei Li , MS ( )


Zhencong Li Zhencong Li , MS ( )


Zutong Li Zutong Li , MS ( )


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


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


Xingwei Liang Xingwei Liang , PhD ( )
Advisor: None  


Ting Lin Ting Lin , MS ( )


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


Yang Liu Yang Liu , MS ( )
Advisor: Evangelos Christidis  


Jiahuan Liu Jiahuan Liu , MS ( )


Zhida Liu Zhida Liu , MS ( )


Jiaming Liu Jiaming Liu , MS ( )


Xuqing Liu Xuqing Liu , MS ( )


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


Noel Francis Gerard Llanura Noel Francis Gerard Llanura , MS ( )


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


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


Chaoyun Ma Chaoyun Ma , MS ( )


Shravani Madhavaram Shravani Madhavaram , MS ( )


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


Shweti Mahajan Shweti Mahajan , MS ( )


Bryan Marsh Bryan Marsh , PhD ( )
Advisor: Qi Zhu  


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


Katya Mkrtchyan Katya Mkrtchyan , PhD ( )
Advisor: Amit Roy-Chowdhury (EE)  


Esmaeil Mohammadian Koruyeh Esmaeil Mohammadian Koruyeh , PHD ( )
Advisor: Zhiyun Qian  


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


Malcolm Mumme Malcolm Mumme , PhD ( )
Advisor: Gianfranco Ciardo  


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


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  


Rachid Ounit Rachid Ounit , PhD ( )
Advisor: Stefano Lonardi  


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


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


Ravdeep Pasricha Ravdeep Pasricha , MS ( )


Raghavendra Pasupuleti Raghavendra Pasupuleti , MS ( )


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


Calvin Phung Calvin Phung , PhD ( )
Advisor: Victor Zordan  


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


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


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


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


Alan Quach Alan Quach , MS ( )
Advisor: Zhiyun Qian  


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  


Shiva Ramachandran Shiva Ramachandran , MS ( )


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


Ryan Rivas Ryan Rivas , PHD ( )
Advisor: Evangelos Christidis  


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


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


Sindhoori Rupaakula Sindhoori Rupaakula , MS ( )


Ryan Rusich Ryan Rusich , PhD ( )
Advisor: Thomas Payne  


Shouq Sadah Shouq Sadah , PhD ( )
Advisor: Evangelos Christidis  


Shayan Salehian Shayan Salehian , MS ( )


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


Riah Sathe Riah Sathe , MS ( )


Moloud Shahbazi Moloud Shahbazi , PhD ( )
Advisor: Vagelis Hristidis  


Chunhao Shan Chunhao Shan , MS ( )


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


Dongdong She Dongdong She , MS ( )


Kaicheng Shou Kaicheng Shou , MS ( )


Vineet Singh Vineet Singh , PhD ( )
Advisor: Rajiv Gupta and Iulian Neamtiu  


Mara del Carmen Solanas Vanrell Mara del Carmen Solanas Vanrell , MS ( )


Chunying Song Chunying Song , MS ( )
Advisor: Eamonn Keogh  


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


Abhishek Srivastava Abhishek Srivastava , MS ( )


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


Sharon Subathran Sharon Subathran , MS ( )


Steve Suh Steve Suh , MS ( )
Advisor: Iulian Neamtiu  


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


Joseph Tarango Joseph Tarango , PhD ( )
Advisor: Philip Brisk  


Chanapong Thananiwej Chanapong Thananiwej , MS ( )


Anant Thunuguntla Anant Thunuguntla , MS ( )
Advisor: Tamar Shinar  


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


Chwan-Hao Tung Chwan-Hao Tung , MS ( )


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


Keval Vora Keval Vora , PhD ( )
Advisor: Rajiv Gupta  


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


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


Yan Wang Yan Wang , MS ( )
Advisor: Thomas Girke (Bioinformatics)  


Yuanzhi Wang Yuanzhi Wang , MS ( )


Zhongjie Wang Zhongjie Wang , PhD ( )
Advisor: Srikanth Krishnamurthy & Zhiyun Qian  


Yue Wang Yue Wang , MS ( )


Jue Wang Jue Wang , PHD ( )


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


Anthony Williams Anthony Williams , MS ( )
Advisor: Christian Shelton  


Anthony Williams Anthony Williams , PHD ( )
Advisor: Christian Shelton  


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


Panruo Wu Panruo Wu , PhD ( )
Advisor: Zizhong Chen  


Yi Wu Yi Wu , MS ( )
Advisor: Vagelis Hristidis  


Lufei Xie Lufei Xie , MS ( )


Nan Xiong Nan Xiong , MS ( )


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


Hui Yang Hui Yang , MS ( )


Liuqing Yang Liuqing Yang , MS ( )


Xiang Yao Xiang Yao , MS ( )


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


Fei Yi Fei Yi , MS ( )


Joshua Yuen Joshua Yuen , PhD ( )
Advisor: Frank Vahid  


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


Matthew Zarachoff Matthew Zarachoff , PhD ( )
Advisor: Christian Shelton  


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


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


Guangda Zhang Guangda Zhang , MS ( )


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


Bo Zhou Bo Zhou , PhD ( )
Advisor: Rajiv Gupta and Iulian Neamtiu  


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


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


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


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


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



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