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  • A picture of Lise Getoor

    Lise Getoor

    Professor, Computer Science

    Website

    Engineering 2, Room 341B

    Phone: 831-459-1489

    Research Interests: Machine learning for structured data and graphs, data integration, probabilistic modeling

  • A Pictre of Abel Rodriguez

    Abel Rodriguez

    Associate Professor, Applied Mathematics and Statistics

    Website

    Engineering 2, Room 351

    Phone: 831-459-1047

    Research Interests: Bayesian statistical methods, network and relational data, hierarchical and structured models, data visualization

  • A Picture of Swaminahtan Vishwanathan

    S V N Vishwanathan

    Professor, Computer Science

    Website

    Engineering 2, Room 341A

    Phone: 831-459-1721

    Research Interests: Machine learning, algorithms for massive datasets, large scale optimization, recommender systems

  • Dimitris Achlioptas

    Dimitris Achlioptas

    Professor, Computer Science

    Website

    Engineering 2, Room 343A

    Phone: 831-459-1081

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

  • Luca de Alfaro

    Luca de Alfaro

    Professor, Computer Science

    Website

    Engineering 2, Room 339A

    Phone: 650-248-2856

    Research Interests: Reputation systems, Crowdsourcing, Game Theory, Formal Methods for System Design and Verification

  • Eric Aldrich

    Assistant Professor, Economics

    Website

    Engineering 2, Room 435

    Research Interests: Macroeconomics, finance, computational economics, financial econometrics

  • Peter Alvaro

    Acting Assistant Professor, Computer Science

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    Phone: 831-459-1304

    Research Interests: Data management systems, distributed systems, logic programming

  • Douglas Bonett

    Director of the Center for Statistical Analysis in the Social Sciences

    Professor of Psychology

    Website

    Social Sciences 2, Room 150

    Research Interests: Quantitative psychology, with recent work on interval estimation problems, the analysis of categorical data, statistical methods for combining and comparing results from multiple studies, and sample size planning

  • Scott Brandt

    Vice Chancellor for Research

    Professor, Computer Science

    Website

    Engineering 2, Room 347B

    Research Interests: Operating systems, storage systems, real-time systems

  • Nicholas Brummell

    Chair, Applied Mathematics & Statistics

    Professor, Applied Mathematics & Statistics

    Website

    Baskin Engineering, Room 357A

    Research Interests: Fluid dynamics, magnetohydrodynamics, numerical simulations of geophysical and astrophysical dynamics, especially solar interior physics, supercomputing

  • Seshadhri Comandur

    Seshadhri Comandur

    Assistant Professor, Computer Science

    Website

    Engineering 2, Room 347A

    Phone: 831-502-8036

    Research Interests: Data Sciece, Mathematical Foundations of Big Data, Massive Graph Analysis,Scalable Graph Algorithms, Sublinear Algorithms, Randomized Algorithms

  • Carlos Dobkin

    Professor, Economics

    Website

    Engineering 2, room 441

    Phone: 831-459-2079

    Research Interests: Public health, public policy, and econometrics

  • David Draper

    Professor, Applied Mathematics & Statistics

    Website

    Baskin Engineering, Room 357C

    Phone: 831-459-1295

    Research Interests: Bayesian statistics, hierarchical modeling, Bayesian nonparametric methods, model specification and model uncertainty, quality assessment, risk assessment, statistical applications in the environmental, medical, and social sciences

  • Robert Fairlie

    Professor, Economics

    Department Chair, Economics

    Website

    Engineering 2, Room 443

    Research Interests: Labor economics, entrepreneurship, education, applied econometrics

  • Daniel Friedman

    Professor, Technology Management

    Website

    Engineering 2, Room 417

    Research Interests: Applied economic theory, with emphasis on learning and evolution, laboratory experiments, and financial markets; market design and performance; evolutionary dynamics of continuous strategies or traits

  • Phokion G. Kolaitis

    Phokion G. Kolaitis

    Distinguished Prof. Computer Science

    Website

    Engineering 2, Room 345A

    Phone: 831-459-4768

    Research Interests: Principles of Database Systems, Logic in Computer Science. Computational Complexity

     

  • Athanasios Kottas

    Director, Graduate Program, Statistics & Applied Mathematics

    Professor of Statistics

    Website

    Baskin Engineering, Room 365A

    Phone: 831-459-5536

    Research Interests: Bayesian nonparametrics, Nonparametric regression, Mixture models, Modeling and inference for point processes, Survival analysis, Applications in biometrics, ecology, and the environmental sciences

  • Herbert Lee

    Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Campus Diversity Officer for Faculty

    Professor, Applied Mathematics & Statistics

    Website

    Baskin Engineering, Room 373

    Phone: 831-459-1655

    Research Interests: Bayesian statistics, computer simulation experiments, spatial statistics, optimization, inverse problems, nonparametric regression, classification and clustering

  • Darrell Long

    Kumar Malavalli Endowed Professor of Storage Systems Research

    Professor, Computer Science

    Director of SSRC

    Website

    Engineering 2, Room 371

    Phone: 831-459-2616

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

  • Carlos Maltzahn

    Adjunct Professor, Computer Science

    Director of ISSDM and SRL

    Website

    Engineering 2, Room 369

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

  • Ethan Miller

    Professor, Computer Science

    Symantec Presidential Chair in Storage and Security

    Director, NSF I/UCRC Center for Research in Storage Systems

    Website

    Engineering 2, Room 365

    Phone: 831-459-1222

    Research Interests: 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

  • Raquel Prado

    Professor, Applied Mathematics & Statistics

    Website

    Baskin Engineering, Room 365C

    Phone: 831-459-1488

    Research Interests:

    Bayesian non-stationary time series modeling, multivariate time series, biomedical signal processing and statistical genetics

  • Hamid Sadjadpour

    Professor, Electrical Engineering

    Website

    Engineering 2, Room 245B

    Phone: 831-459-1483

    Research Interests: Wireless communications, analysis of networks and protocols, network coding, interaction between social and communication networks

  • Bruno Sansó

    Professor, Applied Mathematics & Statistics

    Website

    Baskin Engineering, Room 361C

    Research Interests: Bayesian spatio-temporal modeling, environmental and geostatistical applications, modeling of extreme values, statistical assessment of climate variability

  • Wang-Chiew Tan

    Wang-Chiew Tan

    Professor, Computer Science

    Website

    Engineering 2, Room 343B

    Phone: 831-459-3709

    Research Interests: Data Management, Information Integration, Data Provenance, Data Cleaning, Crowdsourcing

  • Marilyn Walker

    Professor, Computer Science

    Graduate Program Director, Computational Media

    Website

    Engineering 2, Room 267

    Phone: 831-459-1058

    Research Interests: Natural language processing, Social Media Analytics, Computational Models of Dialogue

  • Manfred K. Warmuth

    Professor, Computer Science

    Website

    Engineering 2, Room 357

    Phone: 831-459-4950

    Research Interests: Online learning, Machine Learning, Statistical Decision Theory, Game Theory, Analysis of Algorithms

  • Yi Zhang

    Associate Professor, Technology Management

    Website

    Engineering 2, Room 565

    Phone: 831-459-1304

    Research Interests: Information retrieval, recommendation systems, data science, data mining, natural language processing, applied machine learning and computational economics