Plenaries



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Quantum Computing and the Limits of the Efficiently Computable
Scott Aaronson
UT Austin
Monday 8:50


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Genomics and Big Data
Craig Venter
Human Longevity, Inc.
Monday 1:45


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The Empirical Risk Landscape of Some Machine Learning Problems
Andrea Montanari
Stanford University
Tuesday 1:45


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Three tantalizing problems: Planted Cliques, local max-cut and the deletion channel
Yuval Peres
Microsoft
Wednesday 1:30


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Large-scale Machine Learning: Theory and Practice
Anima Anandkumar
UC Irvine
Thursday 1:45


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On the Replicability of Scientific Research in the Big Data Era: What Statistics Can Offer?
Emmanuel Candes
Stanford University
Friday 8:50


Registration

Registration ($120 for students) $240
Daily breakfasts, Wednesday lunch, Monday & Tuesday receptions, Friday farewell $45 per day
Sunday reception $25
Wednesday banquet cruise ($10 banquerrito for students) $80

Registration is for attendance only - talk presentations are by separate invitation.




FUNdamentals



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Celebrating Sol Golomb: The Theory, Practice, and Payoff of Puzzles
Joe Buhler, Paul Cuff, Al Hales, Richard Stong
Monday 6:00
Reception @ 5:30


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How Do We Discover What We Are Not Looking For?
Chris McKinlay
Data Science Inc.
Tuesday 6:00
Reception @ 5:30


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Glove's Off
Rudi Urbanke
(But don't tell him)
Wednesday 3:50


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Cooking Competition


Thursday 6:30


Graduation Day



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Posters and Presentations by Outstanding Graduating Students


Wednesday 10:05




Branching Out



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Your Heart Follows Data Too
Alex Mehr
Mentorbox
Wednesday 2:40


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Algorithms in Nature
Saket Navlakha
Salk Institute
Wednesday 2:40


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Jupyter: Interactive Data Exploration and Visualization Across Languages
Fernando Perez
BIDS
Wednesday 2:40


In Memoriam



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Remembering Sol Golomb


Monday 2:55


Lunch Specials



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WITHITS Networking Event: The Burning Question


Monday 12:20


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Student and Outreach Lunch: Panel, You and Your Research


Tuesday 12:20


EATA




Welcome Reception
Sunday 6:30

Valentine's Day Social
Tueday 7:30

Graduation Day Lunch
Wednesday 12:00

Banquet Cruise
Wednesday 6:00

Banquerrito
Wednesday 6:30

Farewell Bash
Friday 4:30

Outline



Sunday evening
6:30 Reception with heavy hors d'oeuvres at the Aviary Room
7:30 Mind-boggling performance
Default daily schedule - exceptions and special sessions below
8:15 Breakfast, included in registration
8:50 Sessions
12:20 Lunch break, catered on Wednesday, other days on your own
1:45 Plenary
2:55 Sessions
Monday
8:50 Scott Aaronson, Quantum Computing and the Limits of Computational Efficiency
12:20 Women's networking event with free lunch
1:45 Craig Venter, Genomics and Big Data
5:30 Reception
6:00 Interactive puzzle session with prizes
Tuesday
12:20 Student and Outreach Lunch: Panel, You and Your Research
1:45 Andrea Montanari, The Empirical Risk Landscape of Some Machine Learning Problems
5:30 Reception
6:00 Chris McKinlay, Valentine's Day Special - How Do We Discover What We Are Not Looking For?
7:30 Valentine's Day Social: Food, drinks, music, and dance at The Local
Wednesday
10:05 Graduation day talks
11:50 Graduation Day posters and lunch
1:30 Yuval Peres, Trace Reconstruction for Deletion Channels: The Synchronization Challenge
2:40 Three Branching Out talks: Algorithms in nature; Big data for love; Jupyter for data exploration
3:50 Glove's Off: Decompression session with Rudi Urbanke (but don't tell him)
5:00 Group picture
6:00 Banquet Cruise, student banquerrito
Thursday
12:20 Kite flying demo and lessons by the lawn
1:45 Anima Anandkumar, Large-scale Machine Learning: Theory and Practice
6:30 Cooking competition at The Local
Friday
8:50 Emmanuel Candes, On the Replicability of Scientific Research in the Big Data Era: What Statistics Can Offer?
12:20 Kite flying demo and lessons by the lawn
4:30 Farewell bash at The Local



Talk Schedule








Every day, two sessions will be held on the W.D. Evans Sternwheeler shown in the background



Organization



Co-chairs
Raef Bassily James Foulds Tara Javidi
Fragkiskos Malliaros Alon Orlitsky
Invitations
Kamalika Chaudhuri Todd Coleman Sanjoy Dasgupta
Charles Elkan Massimo Franceschetti Young-Han Kim
Larry Milstein Piya Pal Bhaskar Rao
Rayan Saab Paul Siegel Ery Arias-Castro
Session organization
Dimitris Achlioptas Michael Chertkov Ilias Diakonikolas
Alex Dimakis Lara Dolecek Tuvi Ezion
Alyson Fletcher Gert Lanckriet Anand Sarwate
Ofer Shayevitz Ameet Talwalker Greg Valiant
Marc Vuffray David Woodruff Changhong Zhao
Program
Scott Blair Doug Ramsey
Administration
Gabrielle Coulousi
Web and App
Shuming Cao Ethan Chan Anurag Kalavakunta

Location



This year we will return to the Catamaran Resort. You can book your room at the following rates. Garden view: $142, Ocean/bay view, studio: $154, Ocean/bay view, suite: $169. Parking in Catamaran lot available for $25/day.




Participants




Scott Aaronson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 

Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar
UC Davis
 

Jayadev Acharya
Cornell University
 

Dimitris Achlioptas
UC Santa Cruz
 

Emrah Akyol
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

Tareq Al-Naffouri
KAUST
 

Mahnoosh Alizadeh
UC Santa Barbara
 

Mine Alsan
National University of Singapore
 

Ilkay Altintas
San Diego Supercomputer Center, UC San Diego
 

Anima Anandkumar
UC Irvine
 

Venkat Anantharam
UC Berkeley
 

Achilleas Anastasopoulos
University of Michigan
 

James Anderson
California Institute of Technology
 

Alexandr Andoni
Columbia University
 

Ery Arias-Castro
UC San Diego
 

Salman Asif
UC Riverside
 

George Atia
University of Central Florida
 

Salman Avestimehr
University of Southern California
 

Ender Ayanoglu
UC Irvine
 

Behtash Babadi
University of Maryland, College Park
 

Sohail Bahmani
Georgia Institute of Technology
 

Waheed Bajwa
Rutgers University
 

John Baras
University of Maryland
 

Prabir Barooah
University of Florida
 

Raef Bassily
UCSD
 

Mikhail Belkin
Ohio State University
 

Jose Bento
BC
 

Toby Berger
University of Virginia
 

Randall Berry
Northwestern University
 

Aditya Bhaskara
University of Utah
 

Arnab Bhattacharyya
IISc
 

Srinadh Bhojanapalli
Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago
 

Ezio Biglieri
Pompeu Fabra University, UC Los Angeles
 

Charles Bird
IEEE
 

Richard Blahut
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

Ian Blake
University of British Columbia
 

Matthieu Bloch
Georgia Institute of Technology
 

Paul Bogdan
University of Southern California
 

Bella Bose
Oregon State University
 

Subhonmesh Bose
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
 

Joseph J. Boutros
Texas A&M University at Qatar
 

Aleksandar Bradic
Supplyframe
 

Fredrik Brannstrom
Chalmers University of Technology
 

Bob Brown
Purdue University
 

Joe Buhler
Center for Communications Research
 

Andreas Burg
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne
 

Ozgun Bursalioglu
Docomo Innovations
 

Brian Butler
Butler Research
 

Sarit Buzaglo
UC San Diego
 

Viveck Cadambe
Pennsylvania State University
 

Emmanuel Candes
Stanford University
 

Martina Cardone
University of Califonia, Los Angeles
 

Yuval Cassuto
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
 

Volkan Cevher
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne
 

Jean-Francois Chamberland
Texas A&M University
 

Chung Chan
Institute of Network Coding, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
 

Venkat Chandrasekaran
California Institute of Technology
 

KyungHi Chang
Inha University
 

Seok-Ho Chang
Dankook University
 

Yeow Meng Chee
Nanyang Technological University
 

Jun Chen
McMaster University
 

Kevin Chen
Center for Communications Research - La Jolla
 

Lijun Chen
University of Colorado at Boulder
 

Yudong Chen
Cornell University
 

Yuxin Chen
Princeton University
 

Jun Cheng
Doshisha University
 

Michael Chertkov
Los Alamos National Laboratory
 

Yuejie Chi
Ohio State University
 

Joon Ho Cho
Pohang University of Science and Technology
 

A. Chockalingam
Indian Institute of Science
 

Suhan Choi
Dankook University
 

Remi Chou
Pennsylvania State University
 

Lichung Chu
Olympus Communication Technology of America
 

Jason Corso
University of Michigan
 

Max Costa
University of Campinas - Unicamp
 

Daniel Costello
University of Notre Dame
 

Gabrielle Coulousi
UCSD
 

Thomas Courtade
UC Berkeley
 

Lorenzo Coviello
Google
 

Paul Cuff
Princeton University
 

Onkar Dabeer
Qualcomm Research
 

Pankaj Das
UC San Diego
 

Gautam Dasarathy
Rice University
 

Hoang Dau
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

Mark Davenport
Georgia Institute of Technology
 

Natasha Devroye
University of Illinois at Chicago
 

Subhrakanti Dey
Uppsala University
 

Harpreet Dhillon
Virginia Tech
 

Ilias Diakonikolas
University of Southern California
 

Jelena Diakonikolas
BU and MIT LIDS
 

Suhas Diggavi
UC Los Angeles
 

Alex Dimakis
University of Texas at Austin
 

Dariush Divsalar
California Institute of Technology
 

Lara Dolecek
UC Los Angeles
 

John Duchi
Stanford University
 

Tolga M. Duman
Bilkent University
 

Ilya Dumer
UC Riverside
 

Iwan Duursma
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

Krishnamurthy Dvijotham
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
 

Alex Dytso
Princeton University
 

Michelle Effros
California Institute of Technology
 

Aly El Gamal
Purdue University
 

Salim El Rouayheb
Illinois Institute of Technology
 

Petros Elia
EURECOM
 

Charles Elkan
Amazon and UCSD
 

Tony Ephremides
University of Maryland
 

Uri Erez
Tel Aviv University
 

Elza Erkip
New York University
 

Emre Ertin
Ohio State University
 

Tuvi Etzion
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
 

Nadia Fawaz
LinkedIn
 

Meir Feder
Tel Aviv University
 

Soheil Feizi
Stanford University
 

Faramarz Fekri
Georgia Institute of Technology
 

Vitaly Feldman
IBM Research - Almaden
 

Alyson Fletcher
UCLA
 

Josep Font-Segura
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
 

Dave Forney
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 

James Foulds
UC San Diego
 

Christina Fragouli
UC Los Angeles
 

Massimo Franceschetti
UC San Diego
 

Aram Galstyan
USC ISI
 

Michael Gastpar
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne
 

Costas Georghiades
Texas A&M University
 

Peter Gerstoft
UC San Diego
 

Javad Ghaderi
Columbia University
 

Jerry Gibson
UC Santa Barbara
 

Richard Gitlin
USF
 

Naveen Goela
Technicolor Research
 

Mario Goldenbaum
Princeton University
 

Andrea Goldsmith
Stanford University
 

Guang Gong
Dept. of Electric and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo
 

Nuria Gonzalez-Prelcic
University of Vigo
 

Geoffrey Gordon
Carnegie Mellon University
 

Alexandre Graell i Amat
Chalmers University of Technology
 

Matthias Grossglauser
EPFL
 

Pulkit Grover
Carnegie Mellon University
 

Albert Guillen i Fabregas
Pompeu Fabra University
 

Dongning Guo
Northwestern University
 

Rajesh Gupta
UCSD
 

Martin Haenggi
University of Notre Dame
 

Bernhard Haeupler
Carnegie Mellon University
 

Al Hales
Center for Communications Research
 

Guangyue Han
University of Hong Kong
 

Stephen Hanly
Macquarie University
 

Hamed Hassani
ETH Zurich/University of Pennsylvania
 

Babak Hassibi
California Institute of Technology
 

Jarvis Haupt
University of Minnesota
 

Robert Heath
University of Texas at Austin
 

Reinhard Heckel
UC Berkeley
 

Chinmay Hegde
Iowa State University
 

Anoosheh Heidarzadeh
Texas A&M
 

Tor Helleseth
University of Bergen
 

Alfred Hero
University of Michigan
 

Bertrand Hochwald
University of Notre Dame
 

SongNam Hong
Ajou University
 

Longbo Huang
Tsinghua University
 

Ramon Huerta
Amazon
 

Wasim Huleihel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 

Mark Iwen
Michigan State University
 

Syed Jafar
UC Irvine
 

Hamid Jafarkhani
UC Irvine
 

Sidharth Jaggi
Chinese University of Hong Kong
 

Rahul Jain
University of Southern California
 

Adel Javanmard
University of Southern California
 

Tara Javidi
UC San Diego
 

Tony Jebara
Netflix & Columbia
 

Mingyue Ji
University of Utah
 

Anxiao Jiang
Texas A&M University
 

Yi Jiang
Fudan University
 

Varun Jog
University of Wisconsin - Madison
 

Per Johansson
MaXentric Technologies
 

Mihailo Jovanovic
University of Southern California
 

Grigory Kabatiansky
Russian Academy of Sciences
 

Sham Kakade
University of Washington
 

Chung G. Kang
Korea University
 

Sreeram Kannan
University of Washington
 

Koushik Kar
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
 

Seyhan Karakulak
HGST, Inc.
 

Amin Karbasi
Yale University
 

Navin Kashyap
Indian Institute of Science
 

Shiva Kasiviswanathan
Samsung Research America
 

Vickie Kearn
Princeton University Press
 

Michael Kelly
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems
 

Anatoly Khina
Caltech
 

Ashish Khisti
University of Toronto
 

Amirali Kia
Illumina, Inc.
 

Hyeji Kim
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
 

Kwang Soon Kim
Yonsei University
 

Young-Han Kim
UC San Diego
 

Negar Kiyavash
University of Illinois
 

Joerg Kliewer
New Jersey Institute of Technology
 

Yuval Kochman
Hebrew University
 

C. Emre Koksal
Ohio State University
 

Mladen Kolar
University of Chicago
 

Alexandra Kolla
University of Illinois
 

Victoria Kostina
California Institute of Technology
 

Oliver Kosut
Arizona State University
 

Farinaz Koushanfar
University of California, San Diego
 

Sanmi Koyejo
UIUC
 

Samory Kpotufe
Princeton University
 

Bhaskar Krishnamachari
University of Southern California
 

Florent Krzakala
Ecole Normale Superieure
 

Anthony Kuh
University of Hawaii
 

Sunil Kukreja
National University of Singapore
 

P Vijay Kumar
Indian Institute of Science, University of Southern California
 

Farshad Lahouti
California Institute of Technology
 

Julie Lancashire
Cambridge University Press
 

Francois Leduc-Primeau
IMT Atlantique, Lab-STICC
 

Howon Lee
Hankyong National University
 

Jason Lee
USC
 

Jungwoo Lee
Seoul National University
 

Namyoon Lee
POSTECH
 

Yong-Hwan Lee
Seoul National University
 

Michael Lentmaier
Lund University
 

Geert Leus
Delft University of Technology
 

David Levin
University of Oregon
 

Marco Levorato
UC Irvine
 

Jian Li
UMass, Amherst
 

Thanasis Lianeas
University of Texas at Austin
 

Yingbin Liang
Syracuse University
 

Wansu Lim
Kumoh National Institute and Technology
 

Shu Lin
UC Davis
 

Xiaojun Lin
Purdue University
 

San Ling
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
 

Jia Liu
Ohio State University
 

Mingyan Liu
University of Michigan
 

Xin Liu
UC Davis
 

Hans-Andrea Loeliger
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich
 

Christopher Lott
Qualcomm
 

Shan Lu
Gifu University
 

Yue Lu
Harvard University
 

Upamanyu Madhow
UC Santa Barbara
 

Siva Theja Maguluri
Georgia Institute of Technology
 

Hessam Mahdavifar
University of Michigan Ann Arbor
 

Michael Mahoney
ICSI and Dept of Statistics, UC Berkeley
 

Enrique Mallada
Johns Hopkins University
 

Fragkiskos Malliaros
UC San Diego
 

Hassan Mansour
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories
 

Jason Marden
University of California, Santa Barbara
 

Ninoslav Marina
UIST
 

Athina Markopoulou
UC Irvine
 

Rudolf Mathar
RWTH Aachen University
 

Nikolai Matni
California Institute of Technology
 

Arya Mazumdar
University of Massachusetts Amherst
 

Muriel Medard
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 

Alex Mehr
Mentorbox
 

Facundo Memoli
Ohio State University
 

Neri Merhav
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
 

Amine Mezghani
UC Irvine
 

Marco Mezzavilla
NYU
 

Nicolo Michelusi
Purdue University
 

Milena Mihail
Georgia Tech
 

Scott Miller
Texas A&M University
 

Larry Milstein
UC San Diego
 

David Mitchell
New Mexico State University
 

Ioannis Mitliagkas
Stanford University
 

Raymond Moberly
Faster Logic, LLC
 

Eytan Modiano
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 

Soheil Mohajer
University of Minnesota
 

Marco Mondelli
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne
 

Andrea Montanari
Stanford University
 

Yonathan Morin
Stanford University
 

Mehul Motani
National University of Singapore
 

Pierre Moulin
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

Ralf Muller
FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg
 

Parinaz Naghizadeh
University of Michigan
 

Chandra Nair
Chinese University of Hong Kong
 

Prakash Narayan
University of Maryland
 

Krishna Narayanan
Texas A&M University
 

Saket Navlakha
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
 

Bobak Nazer
Boston University
 

Angelia Nedich
Arizona State University
 

Deanna Needell
Claremont McKenna College
 

Michael Neely
University of Southern California
 

Sahand Negahban
Yale University
 

David Neuhoff
University of Michigan
 

Duy Nguyen
San Diego State University
 

Evdokia Nikolova
University of Texas at Austin
 

Anders Nilsson Plymoth
TelHoc, Maxentric
 

Jong-Seon No
Seoul National University
 

Aria Nosratinia
University of Texas at Dallas
 

Sewoong Oh
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

Mesrob Ohannessian
Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago
 

Or Ordentlich
MIT
 

Alon Orlitsky
UCSD
 

Rotem Oshman
Tel Aviv University
 

Yi Ouyang
University of Southern California
 

Ayfer Ozgur
Stanford University
 

Arun Padakandla
Purdue University
 

Roberto Padovani
Qualcomm
 

Haralabos Papadopoulos
DOCOMO Inovations, Inc.
 

Dimitris Papailiopoulos
UW-Madison
 

Vagelis Papalexakis
UC Riverside
 

George Papen
UC San Diego
 

Seok-Hwan Park
Chonbuk National University
 

Andrew Pavelchek
UCSD
 

Dmitri Pavlichin
Stanford University
 

Ramtin Pedarsani
UC Santa Barbara
 

Borja Peleato
Purdue University
 

Yuval Peres
Microsoft Research, Redmond
 

Fernando Perez
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
 

Haim Permuter
Ben Gurion University
 

Henry Pfister
Duke University
 

Sebastian Pokutta
Georgia Tech
 

Yury Polyanskiy
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 

H. Vincent Poor
Princeton University
 

Petar Popovski
Aalborg University
 

Gregory Pottie
UC Los Angeles
 

S. Sandeep Pradhan
University of Michigan
 

John Proakis
UC San Diego
 

Michael Pursley
Clemson University
 

Minghai Qin
WD Research
 

Giorgio Quer
UC San Diego
 

Maxim Raginsky
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

Nazanin Rahnavard
UCF
 

Ram Rajagopal
Stanford
 

Aditya Ramamoorthy
Iowa State University
 

Kannan Ramchandran
UC Berkeley
 

Aaditya Ramdas
University of California, Berkeley
 

Gireeja Ranade
UC Berkeley
 

Sundeep Rangan
New York University
 

Anup Rao
Georgia Institute of Technology
 

Bhaskar Rao
UC San Diego
 

Ramesh Rao
Qualcomm Institute/UCSD
 

Pradeep Ravikumar
Carnegie Mellon University
 

Phillip Regalia
National Science Foundation
 

Matt Reyes
University of Michigan
 

Lev Reyzin
University of Illinois at Chicago
 

Tom Richardson
Qualcomm
 

Marc Riedel
University of Minnesota
 

Philippe Rigollet
MIT
 

Olivier Rioul
Telecom ParisTech
 

Chris Rose
Brown
 

Eirik Rosnes
Simula@UiB
 

Vwani Roychowdhury
UC Los Angeles
 

Izhak Rubin
UC Los Angeles
 

Rayan Saab
UC San Diego
 

Amin Saberi
Stanford University
 

Parastoo Sadeghi
Australian National University
 

Shirin Saeedi Bidokhti
Stanford University
 

Barna Saha
University of Massachusetts Amherst
 

Anant Sahai
UC Berkeley
 

Amir Salimi
Texas A&M University
 

Sujay Sanghavi
University of Texas at Austin
 

Lalitha Sankar
Arizona State University
 

Narayana Prasad Santhanam
University of Hawaii at Manoa
 

Saswati Sarkar
University of Pennsylvania
 

Anand Sarwate
Rutgers University
 

Ali Sayed
UC Los Angeles
 

Anna Scaglione
Arizona State University
 

Jonathan Scarlett
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne
 

Christian Schlegel
Dalhousie University
 

Phil Schniter
Ohio State University
 

Hulya Seferoglu
University of Illinois at Chicago
 

Terrence Sejnowski
UC San Diego
 

Srinivas Shakkottai
Texas A&M University
 

Shlomo Shamai
Technion � Israel Institute of Technology
 

Karthikeyan Shanmugam
IBM Research, T.J Watson Center
 

Vinod Sharma
Indian Institute of Science
 

James Sharpnack
UC Davis
 

Ofer Shayevitz
Tel Aviv University
 

Cong Shen
University of Science and Technology of China
 

Dong-Joon Shin
Hanyang University
 

Farhad Shirani
University of Michigan
 

Yanina Shkel
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

Anshumali Shrivastava
Rice University
 

Nikos Sidiropoulos
University of Minnesota
 

Paul Siegel
UC San Diego
 

Osvaldo Simeone
New Jersey Institute of Technology
 

Bruno Sinopoli
Carnegie Mellon University
 

Dirk Slock
EURECOM
 

Roxana Smarandache
University of Notre Dame
 

Larry Smarr
UC San Diego
 

Stefano Soatto
UC Los Angeles
 

Emina Soljanin
Rutgers
 

Mahdi Soltanolkotabi
USC
 

Anelia Somekh-Baruch
Bar-Ilan University
 

Hong-Yeop Song
Yonsei University
 

Alex Sprintson
Texas A&M University
 

Nathan Srebro
Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago
 

Karthik Sridharan
Cornell University
 

R. Srikant
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

Christoph Studer
Cornell University
 

Vijay Subramanian
University of Michigan
 

Changho Suh
KAIST
 

Yin Sun
Ohio State University
 

Wojtek Szpankowski
Purdue University
 

Ali Tajer
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
 

Ido Tal
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
 

Luca Tallini
University of Teramo
 

Ameet Talwalkar
UC Los Angeles
 

Ulrich Tamm
University of Applied Sciences Bielefeld
 

Vincent Tan
National University of Singapore
 

Ravi Tandon
University of Arizona
 

Ivan Tashev
Microsoft Research
 

Emre Telatar
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne
 

Patrick Thiran
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
 

Michelle Thompson
Optimized Tomfoolery
 

Chao Tian
University of Tennessee Knoxville
 

Behrouz Touri
University of Colorado Boulder
 

David Tse
Stanford University
 

Ertem Tuncel
UC Riverside
 

Daniela Tuninetti
University of Illinois at Chicago
 

Sennur Ulukus
University of Maryland
 

Ruediger Urbanke
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne
 

Elif Uysal-Biyikoglu
Middle East Technical University
 

Alireza Vahid
Duke University
 

kasra vakilinia
Huawei
 

Gregory Valiant
Stanford University
 

Sundaram Vanka
Broadcom
 

Alexander Vardy
UC San Diego
 

Lav Varshney
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

Bane Vasic
University of Arizona
 

Namrata Vaswani
Iowa State University
 

Shashank Vatedka
Chinese University of Hong Kong
 

Rahul Vaze
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
 

Ramji Venkataramanan
University of Cambridge
 

Greg Ver Steeg
University of Southern California
 

Haris Vikalo
University of Texas, Austin
 

Sriram Vishwanath
University of Texas at Austin
 

Pramod Viswanath
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

Andrew Viterbi
The Viterbi Group
 

Emanuele Viterbo
Monash University
 

Azadeh Vosoughi
University of Central Florida
 

Marc Vuffray
Los Alamos National Laboratory
 

Aaron Wagner
Cornell University
 

Philipp Walk
Caltech
 

John Walsh
Drexel
 

Chenwei Wang
DOCOMO Innovations, Inc.
 

Lele Wang
Stanford / Tel Aviv University
 

Wei Wang
San Diego State University
 

Xiaodong Wang
Columbia University
 

Shun Watanabe
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
 

Steven Weber
Drexel University
 

Ermin Wei
Northwestern University
 

Nir Weinberger
Tel Aviv University
 

Omri Weinstein
Columbia University
 

Tsachy Weissman
Stanford University
 

Richard Wesel
UC Los Angeles
 

Andre Wibisono
UW Madison
 

Ruth Williams
UC San Diego
 

Jae Oh Woo
The University of Texas at Austin
 

David Woodruff
IBM Research - Almaden
 

Jun Wu
Tongji University
 

Xiugang Wu
Stanford University
 

Yuanzhang Xiao
Northwestern University
 

Yao Xie
Georgia Institute of Technology
 

Aolin Xu
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

Jiaming Xu
PURDUE UNIVERSITY
 

Eitan Yaakobi
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
 

Osman Yagan
Carnegie Mellon University
 

Jing Yang
Penn State University
 

Kyeongcheol Yang
Pohang University of Science and Technology
 

Wei Yang
Princeton University
 

Roy Yates
Rutgers University
 

Edmund Yeh
Northeastern University
 

Aylin Yener
Pennsylvania State University
 

Byung Yi
InterDigital Communications, Inc.
 

Lei Ying
Arizona State University
 

Yair Yona
UC Los Angeles
 

Wei Yu
University of Toronto
 

Mahdi Zamani
Qualcomm
 

Ram Zamir
Tel Aviv University
 

Changhong Zhao
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
 

Yue Zhao
Stony Brook University
 

Jingge Zhu
UC Berkeley
 

Michele Zorzi
University of Padova
 

Gil Zussman
Columbia University
 

Participants without pictures




Joseph Antognini
Persyst Development
 

Arpan Chattopadhyay
University of Souhern California
 

Junting Chen
University of Southern California
 

weduke cho
south korea
 

Joya Deri
Carnegie Mellon University
 

Matthew Dzieciuch
SIO/UCSD
 

Jalal Etesami
UIUC
 

Anthony Gamst
University of California, San Diego
 

Brent Harrison
Georgia Institute of Technology
 

Jai-Hoon Kim
Ajou University
 

raghuraman krishnamoorthi
Qualcomm
 

Shiyu Liang
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
 

Svetislav Maric
UCSD Extension
 

Mark Monte
VP Engr - Linkabit Division, L3 Technologies, Inc.
 

Hirofumi Muratani
Toshiba Corporation
 

Piya Pal
UC San Diego
 

Anh Thu PHAN HO
Gipsa-lab, Grenoble INP, France
 

Gabi Sarkis
Qualcomm Inc.
 

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test
 

Abhradeep Thakurta
UC Santa Cruz
 

Frank Tupas

 

Sarah Turner
UCSD
 

Marcos Vasconcelos
University of Southern California
 

Craig Venter
J. Craig Venter Institute
 

Toby Wolf
UC San Diego
 

Shaofeng Zou
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
 

Students




Lina Aboulmouna
Purdue University
 

Adel Aghajan
UC San Diego
 

Ahmad AlAmmouri
UT Austin
 

Ramy Ali
Penn State University
 

Giorgio Arici
Università degli Studi di Brescia
 

Mohamed Attia
University of Arizona
 

Navid Azizan-Ruhi
California Institute of Technology
 

Mani Bastani Parizi
EPFL
 

Vinnu Bhardwaj
UCSD
 

Vinay Praneeth Boda
University of Maryland
 

Milica Bogicevic
Supplyframe
 

Ilija Bogunovic
EPFL
 

Shaileshh Bojja Venkatakrishnan
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
 

Philip Brown
UCSB
 

Igor Burago
UC Irvine
 

Davide Callegaro
University of California Irvine
 

Clement Canonne
Columbia University
 

Pratik Chaudhari
UCLA
 

Shiyun Chen
University of California San Diego
 

Sung-En Chiu
UC San Diego
 

Ameera Chowdhury
UCSD
 

Payam Delgosha
UC Berkeley
 

Han Deng
Texas A&M University
 

YACONG DING
UC San Diego
 

Edgar Dobriban
Stanford University
 

Ahmed Douik
Caltech
 

Ahmed El Alaoui
UC Berkeley
 

Justin Eldridge
The Ohio State University
 

Ohad Elishco
Ben gurion university
 

Murat Erdogdu
Stanford University
 

Jalal etesami
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

Mohammad Fahim
Penn State University
 

Moein Falahatgar
UC San Diego
 

Bing Fan
UC San Diego
 

Arman Fazeli Chaghooshi
UC San Diego
 

Hao Feng
University of Southern California
 

Lorenzo Ferrari
Arizona State University
 

Shouvik Ganguly
UCSD
 

Kang Gao
University of Notre Dame
 

Nicholas Genise
UCSD
 

Nadim Ghaddar
University of California San Diego
 

Ziv Goldfeld
Ben Gurion University of the Negev
 

Nishant Gurnani
UCSD
 

Jad Hachem
UCLA
 

Wael Halbawi
California Institute of Technology
 

Yonghee Han
Seoul National University
 

Yi Hao
CTS, ECE, UCSD
 

Ahmed Hareedy
UC Los Angeles
 

Mohsen Heidari Khoozani
University of Michigan
 

Evyatar Hemo
Technion
 

Hong-Ye Hu
Salk Institute/UCSD
 

Chong Huang
Arizona State University
 

Pengfei Huang
UC San Diego
 

Rong Huang
University of California, San Diego
 

Vahan Huroyan
University of Minnesota
 

Nematollah Iri
Arizona State University
 

Ibrahim Issa
Cornell University
 

Lucas Janson
Stanford University
 

Shahroze Kabir
UCLA
 

Swanand Kadhe
Texas A&M University
 

Kousha Kalantari
Arizona State University
 

Dionysios Kalogerias
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
 

Can Karakus
University of California, Los Angeles
 

Serge Kas Hanna
Illinois Institute of Technology
 

Mohammad Javad Khojasteh
UCSD
 

Geonu Kim
Seoul National University
 

Hoyoun Kim
Seoul National University
 

Alon Kipnis
Stanford University
 

Erman Koken
UC Riverside
 

Ramya Korlakai Vinayak
California Institute of Technology
 

Christina Lee
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 

Hyuk Lee
Seoul National University
 

Junse Lee
The University of Texas at Austin
 

Cheuk Ting Li
Stanford University
 

Songze Li
University of Southern California
 

weiqi li
uci
 

Yingzhe Li
University of Texas at Austin
 

Jiachun Liao
Arizona State University
 

Shuyang Ling
University of California Davis
 

Zachary Lipton
University of California, San Diego
 

Wanyu Liu
Telecom ParisTech
 

Yang Liu
University of South Florida
 

Yuchao Liu
UC San Diego
 

Mohammad Hassan Lotfi
University of Pennsylvania
 

Yongxi Lu
UC San Diego
 

Derya Malak
The University of Texas at Austin
 

Horia Mania
UC Berkeley
 

Chaitanya Kumar Matcha
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
 

Ketan Mehta
New Mexico State University
 

Diego Mesa
UC San Diego
 

Aryan Mokhtari
University of Pennsylvania
 

James Morton
University of California San Diego
 

Yorie Nakahira
California Institute of Technology
 

Parham Noorzad
Caltech
 

Hamed Omidvar
UC San Diego
 

Rohit Parasnis
UC San Diego
 

Venkatadheeraj Pichapati
UC San Diego
 

Saurav Prakash
University of Southern California
 

Xiao Pu
UC San Diego
 

Anshuka Rangi
UCSD
 

Vishnu Ratnam
University of Southern California
 

Vaishakh Ravindrakumar
UC San Diego
 

Netanel Raviv
Technion
 

Saeid Sahraei
EPFL
 

Frederic Sala
UC Los Angeles (UCLA)
 

Mohammad Samavat
UC San Diego
 

Alireza Sani
UCF
 

Ludwig Schmidt
MIT
 

Clayton Schoeny
UC Los Angeles
 

Hanie Sedghi
Allen institute for Artificial Intelligence
 

Pinar Sen
UCSD
 

Vatsal Shah
The University of Texas at Austin
 

Shubhanshu Shekhar
UCSD
 

Ilan Shomorony
UC Berkeley
 

Mehrdad Showkatbakhsh
UCLA
 

Abhinav Sinha
EECS Dept, University of Michigan
 

Yong Sheng Soh
California Institute of Technology
 

Linqi Song
UCLA
 

Shuang Song
UC San Diego
 

Yanan Sui
California Institute of Technology
 

Hua Sun
UC Irvine
 

Seyed Mohammadhossein Tabatabaei Yazdi
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
 

Hamidreza Tavafoghi
University of Michigan
 

KUANGDA TIAN
Electrical and Computer Engineering
 

Subarna Tripathi
University of California San Diego
 

Venkata Karthik Nagarjuna Tunuguntla
UCSD
 

Sudarsan V S Ranganathan
UC Los Angeles
 

Hoi To Wai
Arizona State University
 

Chang-Heng Wang
UC San Diego
 

Haobo Wang
UC Los Angeles
 

Yizhen Wang
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SANDIEGO
 

Ashia Wilson
UC Berkeley
 

Ming Fai Wong
Caltech
 

Tong Wu
Rutgers University
 

Wei Wu
CMRR, UC San Diego
 

Qiaomin Xie
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 

Hongteng Xu
Georgia Institute of Technology
 

Min Ye
University of Maryland, College Park
 

Rujie Yin
Duke University
 

Andrew Ying
UCSD
 

FAN ZHANG
University of Texas at Dallas
 

Hassan Zivari-Fard
University of Texas at Dallas
 

Marwen Zorgui
UC Irvine
 

Students without pictures




Alessandro Achille
UCLA
 

Morteza Ashraphijuo
Columbia University
 

Alankrita Bhatt
UC San Diego
 

Spencer Congero
UC San Diego
 

Spencer Congero
UC San Diego
 

NGUYEN Do Ngoc Linh
Pasteur Institut of Lille
 

Joseph Geumlek
UC San Diego
 

Peyman Hesami
University of California, San Diego/Qualcomm
 

Fatemeh Hosseinigoki
Arizona State University
 

Jiun-Ting Huang
University of California, San Diego
 

Chanki Kim
Seoul national university
 

Parker Koch
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
 

Anusha Lalitha
UCSD
 

Tongxin Li
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
 

Yi Liu
UC San Diego
 

Ajaykrishnan Nageswaran
University of Maryland, College Park
 

Brian Preskitt
University of California, San Diego
 

Nancy Ronquillo
University of California San Diego
 

Bita Rouhani
UCSD
 

Jongha Ryu
University of California, San Diego
 

Gabriel Schamberg
UC San Diego
 

Mustafa Sungkar
University of Virginia
 

Armeen Taeb
California institute of technology
 

Peida Tian
Caltech
 

Balint Tillman
University of California, Irvine
 

Nathan Wong
UCLA
 

Yaoqing Yang
Carnegie Mellon University
 

Hanwen Yao
UCSD ECE Department
 

Bofeng Yuan
uci