People: Faculty

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Martin Abadi Martin Abadi
Professor Emeritus, Computer Science

Research Areas:

Computer and network security, principles of programming languages, specification and verification methods


Dimitris Achlioptas Dimitris Achlioptas
Professor, Computer Science

831-459-1081
Engineering 2, Room 343A
Mail Stop SOE3
Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays by email appointment
Research Areas:

Algorithms, Machine Learning, Random Structures, Applications of Probability to Computer Science


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Scott Brandt Scott Brandt
Interim Vice Chancellor for Research
Professor, Computer Science

831-459-5042
Engineering 2, Room 347B
Mail Stop SOE3
Research Areas:

Operating systems, storage systems, real-time systems


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Don Chamberlin Don Chamberlin
Adjunct Professor, Computer Science

831-459-1891
Engineering 2, Room 547B
Mail Stop SOE3
Research Areas:

Database languages and systems, document processing


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James Davis James Davis
Associate Professor, Computer Science

831-459-1841
Engineering 2, Room 363
Mail Stop SOE3
Office Hours: Mon 1-3pm
Research Areas:

ICTD, technology for global social issues, human computation, computational photography, computer vision, computer graphics


Luca de Alfaro Luca de Alfaro
Professor, Computer Science

650-248-2856
Engineering 2, Room 339A
Mail Stop SOE3
Office Hours: See https://sites.google.com/a/ucsc.edu/luca/contact-information
Research Areas:

Reputation systems, crowdsourcing, game theory, formal methods.


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Cormac Flanagan Cormac Flanagan
Professor, Computer Science

831-459-5375
Engineering 2, Room 367
Mail Stop SOE3
Research Areas:

Programming languages, computer security, web programming, concurrency, verification, type systems, dynamic analysis.


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Lise Getoor
Professor, Computer Science
Associate Dean for Research

831-459-1489
Engineering 2, Room 347A
Mail Stop SOE3

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David Helmbold David Helmbold
Professor, Computer Science

831-459-2016
Engineering 2, Room 345B
Mail Stop SOE3
Office Hours: Tuesdays 1-2pm and by appointment (for Spring '14)

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Arnav Jhala Arnav Jhala
Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Engineering 2, Room 269
Mail Stop SOE3
Office Hours: By appointment (Schedule Appointment: http://tinyurl.com/meetarnav )
Research Areas:

Artificial Intelligence: storytelling in games, intelligent machinima generation, smart graphics, and intelligent user interfaces


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Phokion G. Kolaitis Phokion G. Kolaitis
Distinguished Professor of Computer Science

831-459-4768
Engineering 2, Room 345A
Mail Stop SOE3
Research Areas:

Principles of database systems, logic in computer science, and computational complexity.


Reiner Kraft
Assistant Adjunct Professor, Computer Science

408-387-9471
Engineering 2, Room 349A
Mail Stop SOE3
Office Hours: Tuesday, 3pm - 4pm

Thomas Kroeger
Assistant Adjunct Professor, Computer Science

Mail Stop SOE3

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Brenda K Laurel
Adjunct Professor, Computer Science

831-459-2087 work office
408-741-5865 home office
408-656-6598 mobile
E2, 255
Mail Stop SOE2
Office Hours: 2-3 pm Th E2-255, 1-2 pm F DARC 143, or by appointment
Research Areas:

Human-Computer Interaction and Experience Design | Immersive and Augmented Reality Environments | Dramatic Theory and Interaction Design | Game Design | Gender and Technology | Interaction and the Natural World


Jeff LeFevre

Engineering 2, Room 341A

Bob Levinson Bob Levinson
Professor Emeritus, Computer Science

Mail Stop SOE3
Research Areas:

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, heuristic search, associative pattern retrieval, hierarchical reinforcement learning, semantic networks


Suresh K Lodha Suresh K Lodha
Professor, Computer Science

831-459-3773
Engineering 2, 361 or 262
Mail Stop SOE3
Office Hours: TuTh 4-5pm and by appointment.
Research Areas:

Data analytics and visualization, computational social science, technology for social good, data journalism


Darrell Long Darrell Long
Kumar Malavalli Endowed Professor of Storage Systems Research
Director of SSRC
Professor, Computer Science

831-459-2616
Engineering 2, Room 371
Mail Stop SOE3
Research Areas:

Storage systems, distributed computing systems, operating systems, mobile computing, performance evaluation, fault tolerance, computer security, multimedia, and video-on-demand systems.


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Wesley Mackey
Lecturer, Computer Science

831-459-5322
Engineering 2, Room 253
Mail Stop SOE3
Office Hours: 3:30--4:30 Mon/Wed/Fri (2014 Spring Quarter)

Carlos Maltzahn Carlos Maltzahn
Director of SRL
Director of ISSDM
Associate Adjunct Professor, Computer Science

831-459-1627
Engineering 2, Room 369
Mail Stop SOE3
Office Hours: By appointment
Research Areas:

Scalable file system data and metadata management, storage QoS, data management games, network intermediaries, information retrieval, and cooperation dynamics.


Michael Mateas Michael Mateas
Professor, Computer Science
Director, Center for Games and Playable Media

831-459-1789
Engineering 2, Room 373
Mail Stop SOE3
Office Hours: Thursday 4:30-5:30, Friday 4:00-5:00

Joshua McCoy
Postdoctoral Scholar, Computer Science
Lecturer, Computer Science

Mail Stop SOE3

Charlie McDowell Charlie McDowell
Associate Dean of Engineering for Undergraduate Affairs
Professor, Computer Science

831-459-4772
Engineering 2, Room 349B
Mail Stop SOE3
Office Hours: TuWedThur 2-3PM
Research Areas:

Programming languages, parallel computing, and computer science education


Ethan L. Miller Ethan L. Miller
Professor, Computer Science
Director, NSF I/UCRC Center for Research in Storage Systems

831-459-1222
Engineering 2, Room 365
Mail Stop SOE3
Office Hours: Mon 3-4 PM; Tue 1:30-2:30 PM
Research Areas:

Archival storage systems, non-hierarchical file systems and metadata management, non-volatile memory and next-generation storage, scalable file systems, reliable and secure storage, distributed systems, information retrieval, computer security.


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Dr. Ike Nassi Dr. Ike Nassi
Adjunct Professor, Computer Science

831-459-1898 (Office)
408-390-8281 (Mobile)
E2-545A
Mail Stop CBSE/ITI
Office Hours: by appointment.
Research Areas:

High performance computing, computer systems architecture, parallel processing, programming languages, computer networks, operating systems, distributed systems, personal computers, history of computing.


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Alex Pang
Professor, Computer Science

831-459-2712
Engineering 2, Room 359
Mail Stop SOE3
Research Areas:

Uncertainty visualization, visual analytics, scientific and information visualization


Ira Pohl Ira Pohl
Professor Emeritus, Computer Science

831-459-3648
Engineering 2, Room 349A
Mail Stop SOE3
Office Hours: Tuesday 1-2
Research Areas:

Artificial intelligence, programming languages, heuristic methods, educational and social issues, combinatorial algorithms


Neoklis Polyzotis Neoklis Polyzotis
Professor, Computer Science

831-459-1304
Engineering 2, Room 353
Mail Stop SOE3
Office Hours: By appointment
Research Areas:

Databases, Online Database Tuning, Crowdsourcing, Scientific Data Management.


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Alfonso John Romero
Lecturer, Computer Science

6507438694
Silicon Valley Center, Office 329
Mail Stop SOE2
Research Areas:

MMO, artgames, mobile


Brenda Louise Romero
Lecturer, Computer Science/Specialist, Computer Science

Mail Stop SOE3
Research Areas:

Game history, board games, Trail of Tears


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Thomas Schwarz
Associate Adjunct Professor, Computer Science

Engineering 2
Mail Stop SOE3
Research Areas:

Reliability and security in storage systems


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Wang-Chiew Tan Wang-Chiew Tan
Professor, Computer Science

831-459-3709
Engineering 2 Room 343B
Mail Stop SOE3
Research Areas:

Database Systems: information integration, data provenance, scientific databases


Patrick Tantalo Patrick Tantalo
Lecturer, Computer Science
Lecturer, Computer Engineering

831-459-3898
Engineering 2, Room 257
Mail Stop SOE3
Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 11:00-12:00

Balder ten Cate Balder ten Cate
Associate Adjunct Professor, Computer Science

831-459-3250
Engineering 2, Room 247B
Mail Stop SOE3
Office Hours: Tuesdays 4-5PM, Thursdays 2-3pm
Research Areas:

Database systems; logic; algorithms and complexity


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Allen Van Gelder
Professor, Computer Science

831-459-4611
Engineering 2, Room 355
Mail Stop SOE3
Office Hours: Mon/Wed 2 - 3 pm
Research Areas:

Logic programming algorithms, parallel algorithms, complexity, programming languages, automated theorem proving, scientific visualization


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Marilyn Walker Marilyn Walker
Professor, Computer Science
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies

831-459-1058
Engineering 2, Room 267
Mail Stop SOE3
Office Hours: Wed 2-3:30PM
Research Areas:

Natural Language Processing, Social Media Analysis, Dialogue Systems, Machine Learning, Text Analytics, Computer games, Human-Computer Interaction, Artificial Intelligence


Noah Wardrip-Fruin Noah Wardrip-Fruin
Associate Professor, Computer Science

831-459-4131
Engineering 2, Room 271
Mail Stop SOE3
Office Hours: On sabbatical Spring 2014 (no office hours)

Manfred Warmuth Manfred Warmuth
Professor, Computer Science

831-459-4950
Engineering 2, Room 357
Mail Stop SOE3
Research Areas:

Online learning, machine learning, statistical decision theory, game theory,analysis of algorithms


Linda Werner Linda Werner
Adjunct Professor, Computer Science
Lecturer, Technology & Information Management

831-459-1017
Engineering 2, Room 249
Mail Stop SOE3
Office Hours: Tuesday 2-3pm, Thursday 1-2pm
Research Areas:

Software engineering, computer science education, children and computer game creation, testing, increasing diversity in computer science, social issues


David Eric Wessman
Lecturer, Computer Science

831-459-2451 (Office)
Baskin Engineering, Room 259A
Mail Stop SOE3
Office Hours: Tuesday 4-5pm, Wednesday 9-10am, Thursday 10-11am & 4-5pm, or by appointment
Research Areas:

Game design, game mechanics, game development methodologies, psychology of play, game studies, and game education.


Jim Whitehead Jim Whitehead
Chair, Computer Science
Professor, Computer Science

831-459-1227
Engineering 2, Room 273
Mail Stop SOE3
Office Hours: Thursday, 2-3:30pm or by appointment
Research Areas:

Software engineering, software evolution, software bug prediction, level design in computer games, procedural content generation


Nathan Whitehead
Lecturer, Computer Science

Baskin Engineering, Room 259A
Mail Stop SOE3

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Christopher Yonge Christopher Yonge
Lecturer, Computer Science

Engineering 2, Room 257
Mail Stop SOE3

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