Athina Markopoulou joined the EECS faculty at UCI in Jan. 2006, where she is currently an Associate Professor. She received her Diploma degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, in 1996. She received her Master's and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, in 1998 and 2003 respectively. During her Ph.D., she had internships at Aloha Networks, Nokia Research Center, and Cisco Systems. She was a postdoctoral research fellow at Sprintlabs (2003) and at Stanford University (2004-2005), and a member of the technical staff with Arastra Inc.(2005). Her research interests include network coding, media streaming, network measurement, and network security. She received the NSF CAREER award in 2008. She is a Senior Member of IEEE. At UCI, she is affiliated with the EECS Dept., the Networked Systems Program, CalIT2, CPCC, and SCONCE. Her personal page is (here).
Minas Gjoka received the Ph.D. (2010) and M.S. (2008) degrees in Networked Systems at the University of California, Irvine, and the B.S. (2005) degree in Computer Science at the Informatics Department of the Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece. He has had summer research internships with AT&T Research Labs, Telefonica Research and CAIDA/UCSD. He also co-founded Adball - a startup that developed an online collaborative platform that crowdsources advertising campaigns. He graduated first in his undergraduate class and received the Networked Systems (2005-2007) and CPCC (2007-2008) fellowships for his graduate studies. His research interests are in the general areas of networking and distributed systems, with emphasis on online social networks, peer-to-peer systems, and network measurements. For more information, visit his personal page.
Anh Le joined UC Irvine in September 2008 and completed his Ph.D in Computer Science in June 2012. He is interested in Network Security and Machine Learning. He got a Master of Mathematics degree at the University of Waterloo under the supervision of Professor Raouf Boutaba and Professor Ehab S. Al-Shaer in September 2008. Before that, he got a Joint Computer Science - Mathematics Honours Bachelor degree at the University of Manitoba in May 2006, where he completed an Honour Research Project under the supervision of Professor Yanni Ellen Liu. His publications can be found here. For more information, please visit his personal website.
Abinesh Ramakrishnan received his B.E. degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the Madras Institute of Technology (MIT), Anna University, India in 2008 and joined UC Irvine in September 2008 as a Master's student in EECS department. He completed his Masters degree and currently working towards his Ph.D. degree in EE at UCI. His research interests include network coding, information theory, interference alignment, degrees of freedom, index coding and distributed storage.
For more information, please visit his personal page.
Currently I am a Ph.D. student in the Networked System program (joint program between the ICS and the EECS department) and I am working with professor Athina Markopoulou.
I received my B.Sc from the department of Informatics at Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) and shortly after my graduation I became a member of Mobile Multimedia Laboratory, where I worked as a junior researcher on Clean Slate Publish/Subscribe Architectures.
Here you can visit my Personal Page.
Chun Meng received his B.S degree from the Department of Computer Science at Peking University, China in 1998. After graduation, he worked for 7 years as a network engineer and software designer. In 2009, he got his Master's degree from the Department of Electrical Engineering at Beijing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications. During the same year, he joined the EECS department with a major in Computer Network and Distributed Computing at UCI. He is now working towards his Ph.D. degree. His research interests include network coding, alignment, failure recovery, P2P and wireless ad hoc networks. Please visit my Personal Page
Pegah Sattari received her B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering, Communications, from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2006 and her M.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from UC Irvine in 2007. In June 2012, she received her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and joined Jeda Networks. Her interests include network measurements, network coding, network inference; storage networks and software defined networking. For more information, please visit her personal website.
I received my M.Sc. in Telecommunication in Gdansk University of Technology, Poland, in 2002, and my Ph.D. degree at EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, in 2009. Currently, I am a postdoc at University of California, Irvine. My areas of research interest include the survivability in optical and P2P networks, the inference of large-scale complex networks (such as the human brain), sampling online social networks, and much more. You can find my publications here. I am also the founder and developer of AcronymCreator.net - a tool that helps you generate an acronym-like name for your new algorithm, system, product, etc.
Maciej visited UCI April-June 2009 and then joined as a postdoc from Sept. 2010 until Feb. 2012. He is currently a senior researcher at the Communication Systems Group, at ETH, Zurich. Here is his personal website.
Hulya Seferoglu received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey, in 2003, and the M.S. degree in electrical engineering and computer science from Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey in 2005. In Fall 2010, she completed her Ph.D. degree in EECS at the University of California, Irvine. She was a summer intern with Microsoft Research Cambridge, Docomo USA Labs, and AT&T Labs in 2007, 2008, and 2010, respectively. Her research interests include network coding, error correction codes, congestion control, and multimedia streaming.
After UCI, Hulya joined MIT as a postdoc. For more information, visit her personal page.
Fabio got a Ph.D. in Networked Systems in summer 2011. His research interests include data mining and machine learning algorithms for large-scale system, design and optimization of network algorithms and network protocols, defense mechanisms against malicious traffic on the Internet.
He received a M.Sc. in Mathematical Engineering (summa cum laude) from both Politecnico di Torino and Politecnico di Milano in 2006. The same year he also graduated from Alta Scuola Politecnica, a school of excellence in Milan and Turin focused on innovation management. From March 2006 to September 2006 he was a visiting researcher at UCLA. From January 2007 to September 2007 he was a research assistant at Politecnico di Torino. He joined UCI as a PhD student in September 2007. During his PhD he had internships at Telefonica R&D, NTT Docomo Euro-Labs and Google Ad-Words. For more information, please visit his page.
He is currently with Google, Mountain View.
Giuseppe is an Electrical Engineering Master of Science graduate from the Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Dept. of the Henry Samuely School of Engineering at the University of California, Irvine. During his MS, he mainly focused on digital communication and wireless systems. He also holds a Laurea in Computer Engineering (2003) and a Master in Internet Technologies (2004) both from the University of Pisa, during which he ended up focusing on the upper layers of the Internet protocol suite. Before college, he attended four years of high school in his home town Monopoli (Italy) and school year 1997/98 in Kelbra (Germany).
After graduating from UCI, Giuseppe worked at Cisco Systems. He is currently with Arista Networks. For more information, please visit his (website).
Lorenzo is doing his PhD with the ARNI group, at EPFL Lausanne, under the supervision of Prof. Christina Fragouli. He visited UCI in May 2011 and in Oct. 2011. He is working on a cooperative scheme for video streaming on androids, using network coding.
Omer is doing his Ph.D. at Imperial College, London under the supervision of Asst. Prof. Dr. Natasa Przulj. He visited UCI from Aug.2011 until Oct.2011. He is collaborating with us on integrating the techniques for the analysis of biological networks and social networks.
Francesco is doing his Ph.D. at the Politecnico di Torino, Italy. He visited UCI from Sept.2010 until Feb.2011 and will come back for a short visit in June 2011. He is collaborating with us on mechanisms to support dissemination of OSN-generated content to mobile devices.