Affiliated Faculty for DE-CDSE

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Prof Ilan Adler

Affiliations: Industrial Engineering, Operations Research
Interests: Convex programming models, Interior point algorithms, mathematical programming

Professor Alice Agogino

Affiliations: Haas School of Business, Mechanical Engineering
Interests: Intelligent learning systems; information retrieval and data mining; intelligent control and manufacturing; wireless sensor networks; multimedia and computer-aided design; MEMS Synthesis and CAD; artificial intelligence and decision and expert systems.

Prof Maneesh Agrawala

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering
Interests: Graphics, Human-computer interaction

Prof Lisa Alvarez-Cohen

Affiliations: Civil and Environmental Engineering
Interests: Bioremediation communities, Biotransformation of contaminants, Microbial ecology

Prof Adam Arkin

Affiliations: Bioengineering, Chemistry
Interests: Cellular networks, Evolutionary design principles

Prof Franciso Armero

Affiliations: Civil and Environmental Engineering
Interests: Computational mechanics, Nonlinear continuum mechanics

Prof Jonathan Arons

Affiliations: Astronomy
Interests: Astrophysical objects, Astrophysics, Black holes, Cosmic rays, Ionized plasmas, Magnetized accretion disks, Neutron stars, Pulsars

Prof Alper Atamturk

Affiliations: Industrial Engineering, Operations Research
Interests: Integer programming, Network design, Optimization under uncertainty

Prof David Auslander

Affiliations: Mechanical Engineering
Interests: Automatic system design, Dynamic system simulation, Mini-microcomputer system

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Prof Ruzena Bajcsy

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering
Interests: Artificial intelligence, Biosystems, Computational biology, Human-computer interaction, Intelligent systems, Robotics

Prof Grigory Barenblatt

Affiliations: Mathematics
Interests: Applied mathematics, Fluid mechanics, Similarity methods asymptotics, Solid mechanics

Prof Peter Bartlett

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Statistics
Interests: Adaptive control, Machine learning, Pattern classification, Reinforcement learning, Statistical learning theory

Prof Alexandre M. Bayen

Affiliations: Civil and Environmental Engineering, Systems Engineering Program
Interests: Control, estimation and optimization of distributed parameter systems, inverse modeling and data assimilation, Mobile internet applications (location based services), participatory sensing
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Prof Alexis Bell

Affiliations: Chemical Engineering
Interests: Hetergenous catalysts, Structure, Understanding relationship

Prof Francesco Borrelli

Affiliations: Mechanical Engineering
Interests: Automotive control system, Model predictive control, Robust constrained control

Prof Henry Brady

Affiliations: Political Science
Interests: Electoral politics, Management information systems, Political participation, Program evaluation, Social welfare policy

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Prof Jose Carmena

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering
Interests: Cognitive neuroscience, Neural engineering, Systems neuroscience

Prof Jhih-Wei Chu

Affiliations: Chemical Engineering
Interests: Biomaterials, Biomedical devices, Multiscale modeling, Protein engineering, Simulation, Stabilization, Therapeutic discovery

Prof William Collins

Affiliations: Earth and Planetary Science, LBNL
Interests: Carbon management, Climate change, Energy resources, Environmental remediation, Geological carbon sequestration

Prof David Culler

Affiliation: Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

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Prof Yang Dan

Affiliations: Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute
Interests: Encoded information, Mammalian brain processes, Neural circuits

Prof Armen Der Kiureghian

Affiliations: Civil and Environmental Engineering
Interests: earthquake engineering., Random vibrations, Risk analysis, System reliability

Prof Michael DeWeese

Affiliations: Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute
Interests: Computational neuroscience, Systems

Prof Doug Dreger

Affiliations: Earth and Planetary Science
Interests: Geophysical inverse problems, Invesitgate seismic source

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Prof David Eisenbud

Affiliations: Mathematics
Interests: Algebraic geometry, Commutative algebra, Computation

Prof Laurent El-Ghaoui

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research
Interests: Air traffic management, Bioinformatics, Convex optimization, Finance, Robotics, Statistical estimation

Prof Craig Evans

Affiliations: Mathematics
Interests: Partial differential equations

Prof Steve Evans

Affiliations: Mathematics, Statistics
Interests: Dawson-Watanabe super processes, Fractal-like algebraic structures

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Prof Richard Fateman

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering
Interests: Algebraic computer manipulation, Programming, Scientific programming environments

Professor Lee Fleming

Affiliations: Haas School of Business, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research
Interests: Innovation, knowledge diffusion, regional economics, social networks, The integration of scientific and empirical search strategies

Prof Inez Fung

Affiliations: Earth and Planetary Science
Interests: Atmosphere composition, Biogeochemical cycles, Climate changes

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Prof Jack Gallant

Affiliations: Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute
Interests: Behavioral neuroscience, Cognitive neuroscience, Computational neuroscience, System neuroscience

Prof Michael Gastpar

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering
Interests: Cognitive neuroscience, Communications, Signal processing, Systems neuroscience, Wireless multimedia communication

Prof Phillip Geissler

Affiliations: Chemistry
Interests: Theoretical chemistry

Prof David Graves

Affiliations: Chemical Engineering
Interests: Ionized gases/plasmas, Microelectronics industry, Plasma processing

Prof Tom Griffiths

Affiliations: Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute
Interests: Behavioral neuroscience, Brain and behavior, Clinical science, Social-personality

Prof Alberto Grunbaum

Affiliations: Mathematics
Interests: Analysis, Integrable systems, Medical imaging, Probability

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Prof Ole Hald

Affiliations: Mathematics
Interests: Numerical analysis

Prof Eugene Haller

Affiliations: Materials Science and Engineering
Interests: Nanocrystal growth, Semiconductor, Thermal sensory

 

Prof Marti Hearst

Affiliations: School of Information
Interests: Computational linguistics, Information retrieval, User interfaces

Prof Carl Heiles

Affiliations: Astronomy
Interests: Interstellar matter, Numerical analysis, Radio astronomy

Prof Paul Hilfinger

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering
Interests: Programming Systems (PS); Scientific Computing (SCI); Software Engineering; Parallel Programming Techniques

Prof Dorit Hochbaum

Affiliations: Industrial Engineering, Operations Research
Interests: Data mining recognition, Image segmentation, Manufacturing VLSI circuit

Prof Olga Holtz

Affiliations: Mathematics
Interests: Approximation theory, Matrix theory, Numerical analysis, Orthogonal polynomials, Scientific computing

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Prof Nicholas Jewell

Affiliations: Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Statistics
Interests: Biostatistical techniques, Genomics, Statistical methods, Stochastic process, Survival analysis

 

Prof Michael Jordan

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Statistics
Interests: Cognitive modeling, Distributed statistical inference, Nonparametric Bayesian statistics, Speech production, Statistical genetics

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Prof Richard Karp

Affiliations: Bioengineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, Operations Research
Interests: Combinatorial algorithms, Computational biology, Discrete probability, Internet algorithms, Theoretical computer science

Prof Tony Keaveny

Affiliations: Mechanical Engineering
Interests: Biomechanics, Design bone-implant system, Experimentation, Finite element modeling, Tissue engineering

Prof Sung-Hou Kim

Affiliations: Chemistry
Interests: Biochemical methods, Biophysical chemistry, Computational genomics, Computational methods

Adjunct Prof Richard Klein

Affiliations: Astronomy
Interests: Interstellar medium, MHD turbulence, Radiation-gas dynamical flows, Star formation, Turbulent clouds

Prof Stanley A. Klein

Affiliations: Vision Science and Optometry
Interests: amblyopia, corneal topography and contact lens design, fMRI, psychophysical methods and vision test design, source localization of evoked potentials, Spatial vision modeling

Prof Robert Knight

Affiliations: Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute
Interests: Behavioral neuroscience, Cognitive neuroscience

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Prof Laura Larsen

Affiliations: Earth Systems Science in Department of Geography, University of California, Berkeley
Interests: Data-driven, modeling, and experimental approaches to understand how the flow of water through the environment interacts with vegetation, sediment, and organisms from the scale of individual vegetation stems to the landscape scale

Prof Edward Lee

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering
Interests: Studying real-time software

Prof William Lester

Affiliations: Chemistry
Interests: Physical chemistry, Theoretical chemistry

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Prof Roya Maboudian

Affiliations: Chemical Engineering
Interests: Engineering, Micro-electromechanical systems, Semicondutors, Thin-film science

Prof Philip Marcus

Affiliations: Mechanical Engineering
Interests: Algorithms, Atmospheric flows, Convection, Fluid mechanics, Nonlinear dynamics, Numerical analysis, Ocean flows, Turbulence

Prof Christopher McKee

Affiliations: Astronomy, Physics
Interests: Gamma-ray bursts, Intergalactic medium, Interstellar medium, Star formation

Prof Sara McMains

Affiliations: Mechanical Engineering
Interests: CAD/CAM/CAPP, Computation on GPU (GPGPU), Geometric modeling, Layered manufacturing

Prof Burkhard Militzer

Affiliations: Astronomy, Earth and Planetary Science
Interests: Simulation of liquids, Simulation of novel materials

Prof William Miller

Affiliations: Chemistry
Interests: Chemical dynamics, Quantum mechanical, Semi classical theories, Theoretical chemistry

Prof Joel Moore

Affiliations: Physics
Interests: Theoretical matter physics, Varied quantum phases

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Prof Clark Nguyen

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering
Interests: Microeletromechanical systems technology, Wireless circuits

Prof Deborah Nolan

Affiliations: Statistics
Interests: Absoulte deviation regression, asymptotic properties

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Prof James O’Brien

Affiliations: Computer Science Interests: Computer Graphics and Animation

Prof Oliver M. O’Reilly

Affiliations: Mechanical Engineering
Interests: biomechanics of the spine, continuum mechanics, dynamical systems, Models for plant growth, rigid body dynamics, rotations

Prof Bruno Olshausen

Affiliations: Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute
Interests: Constructiong neural circuits, Probabilistic models

Prof Shmuel Oren

Affiliations: Industrial Engineering, Operations Research
Interests: Coordination theory, Electric power economics, Market mechanisms, Operations, Planning, Pricing strategies

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Prof Lior Pachter

Affiliations: Mathematics
Interests: Comparative genomics, Functional genomics, Paleogenomics, Phylogenomics, Systems biology

Prof Per-Olof Persson

Affiliations: Mathematics
Interests: high-order methods for fluid and solid mechanics

Prof Thomas (Zach) Powell

Affiliations: Integrative Biology
Interests: Biological processes, Estuaries, Physical processes

Prof Alexey Pozdnukhov

Affiliations: Civil Engineering
Interests: Smart Cities; scalable data analytics methods for semantically rich modelling of urban dynamics

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Prof Eliot Quataert

Affiliations: Astronomy
Interests: Black holes, Galaxy formation, Gamma-ray bursts, Supernovae explosions

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Prof John Rice

Affiliations: Statistics
Interests: Analyzing random functions

Dean Mark Richards

Affiliations: Earth and Planetary Science
Interests: earthquake hazards, global plate motions, regional crustal deformation, Rotational dynamics

Prof Barbara Romanowicz

Affiliations: Earth and Planetary Science
Interests: Earthquake processes, Estimation of earthquake parameters, Scaling laws

Prof David Romps

Affiliations: EPS, LBL

Prof Austin Roorda

Affiliations: School of Optometry, Vision Science
Interests: adaptive optics, High resolution retinal imaging, limits of human vision, physiological optics

Prof Jaijeet Roychowdhury

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences
Interests: and Robotics (CIR), Biosystems and Computational Biology (BIO), Control, Intelligent systems

Prof Stuart Russell

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering
Interests: Dynamic Bayesian networks, Hierarchical reinforcement learning, Properties of intelligent agents

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Prof Shankar Sastry

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering
Interests: Adaptive control, Biological motor control, Hybrid systems, Robotic telesurgery, Sensor networks

Prof David Schaffer

Affiliations: Chemical Engineering
Interests: Biomedical engineering

Prof Lee Schruben

Affiliations: Industrial Engineering, Operations Research
Interests: Optimization system response, Simulating modeling, Simulation experiments

Prof Jasjeet Sekhon

Affiliations: Political Science and Statistics
Interests: Causal Inference, Statistical methods

Adjunct Prof Horst Simon

Affiliations: CSRD, LBNL
Interests: Graph partitioning, Sparse matrices

Prof Alistair Sinclair

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Statistics
Interests: Computational analysis, Monte Carlo methods, Nonlinear dynamical systems, Stochastic processes

Prof Kimmen Sjolander

Affiliations: Bioengineering
Interests: Biological discovery, Novel computational methods

Prof Rachel Slaybaugh

Affiliations: Nuclear engineering
Interests:  Reactor design, shielding, and nuclear security and nonproliferation

Prof Kenichi Soga

Affiliations: Civil and Environmental Engineering
Interests: Infrastructure sensing, City-scale modeling and simulations of infrastructure systems, Performance based design and maintenance of underground structures, Energy geotechnics, and Geotechnics from micro to macro.

Prof Mark Stacey

Affiliations: Civil and Environmental Engineering
Interests: Environmental fluid mechanics, Estuarine, Ocean circulation, Physical-biological modeling

Prof Philip Stark

Affiliations: Statistics
Interests: Complex physical systems, Uncertainty simulations

Prof David Steigmann

Affiliations: Mechanical Engineering
Interests: capillary phenomena, Continuum, finite elasticity, mechanics, mechanics of thin films, shell theory, stability, surface stress, variational methods

Prof Bernd Sturmfels

Affiliations: Mathematics
Interests: Algebraic statistics, Combinatorics, Commutative algebra, Computational algebraic geometry, Computational biology

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Prof Frederic Theunissen

Affiliations: Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute
Interests: Auditory physiology, Neural basis

Prof Hayden Taylor

Affiliations: Mechanical Engineering
Interests: Modeling and simulation of micro- and nano-manufacturing processes and materials

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Prof John Verboncoeur

Affiliations: Nuclear Engineering
Interests: Computational modeling, Cross-field amplifiers, Diodes, Magnetrons

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Prof Martin Wainwright

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Statistics
Interests: Communications, Control, Intelligent systems, Networking, Robotics, Signal processing

Prof Birgitta Whaley

Affiliations: Chemistry
Interests: Computation, Nano science, Physical chemistry, Quantum information

Prof Paul Wright

Affiliations: Mechanical Engineering
Interests: Energy scavenging, Energy storage, Micro-integration manufacturing, Wireless sensor systems

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Prof Ting Xu

Affiliations: Chemistry
Interests: Biomaterials, Polymers

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Prof Lotfi Zadeh

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering
Interests: Artificial intelligence, Intelligent systems, Knowledge-based systems, Robotics, Soft computing

Prof Avideh Zakhor

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering
Interests: 3D modeling, Image processing, Wireless multimedia communication

Prof Maciej Zworski

Affiliations: Mathematics
Interests: Mathematical physics, Partial differential equations

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