Recent PhD Graduates

Our recent doctoral graduates represent the breadth and depth of our many research areas as well as our numerous interdisciplinary opportunities. Here's a partial list:
 

Ghous Amjad

Personal Web Page: http://cs.brown.edu/~gamjad/
Advisor(s): Seny Kamara
Research Area(s): Cryptography and Applied Cryptography, Encrypted Search
Thesis Title: Theoretical and Practical Advances in Structured Encryption
Current Employer: Google LLC
 

Jiwon Choe

Personal Web Page: jiwon-choe.github.io
Advisor(s): Iris Bahar and Maurice Herlihy
Research Area(s): Computer Architecture, Concurrent Data Structures
Thesis Title: Concurrent Data Structures with Near-Memory Processing: Software-Hardware Co-Design
Current Employer: Apple (Systems Software Engineer)
 

Numair Khan

Personal Web Page: https://cs.brown.edu/~nkhan6
Advisor(s): James Tompkin
Research Area(s): Computer Vision, Computational Photography
Thesis Title: Are Multi-view Edges Incomplete?
Current Employer: Meta
 

Ani Kristo

Personal Web Page: linkedin.com/in/anikristo
Advisor(s): Tim Kraska
Research Area(s): ML for Systems, Databases, Algorithms
Thesis Title: Engineering a high-performing, learning-enhanced sorting algorithm
Current Employer: Meta (Boston office)
 

Yanqi Liu

Personal Web Page: http://liuyanqi.github.io/
Advisor(s): Iris Bahar
Research Area(s): Hardware Acceleration, Robotics
Thesis Title: Towards Robust and Energy-efficient Robot Perception Compute System
Current Employer: Xilinx/AMD
 

Carl Trimbach

Personal Web Page: https://www.carltrimbach.com
Advisor(s): Michael Littman
Research Area(s): Machine Learning
Thesis Title: Methods for Teaching Hard Learning Problems
Current Employer: American Water
 

Linnan Wang

Personal Web Page: https://linnanwang.github.io/
Advisor(s): Rodrigo Fonseca
Research Area(s): Artificial Intelligence and Distributed Systems
Thesis Title: Building an Intelligent Agent to Design Neural Networks
Current Employer: NVIDIA
 

John Wrenn

Personal Web Page: https://jack.wrenn.fyi/
Advisor(s): Shriram Krishnamurthi 
Research Area(s): Computing Education, Programming Languages
Thesis Title: Executable Examples: Empowering Students to Hone Their Problem Comprehension
Current Employer: Amazon Web Services