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Recent PhD Alumni

Illinois CS has thousands of creative and driven alumni who have become entrepreneurs, educators, or technical visionaries.
An incomplete list of PhD graduates from May 2019 to August 2020 appears below. 

Sangeetha Abdu Jyothi
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
University of California, Irvine

Shegufta Ahsan
Senior Software Engineer
Amazon

Mohammad Babaeizadeh
Research Engineer
Google

Alex Brooks
Software Development Engineer
Intel Corporation

Erin Elizabeth Carrier
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
Grand Valley State University

Carmen Cheh
Graduate Research Fellow
Singapore University of Technology and Design

Jason Cho
Data Science Manager
Walmart Labs

Sandeep Dasgupta
Software Engineer
Google Brain

Aditya Deshpande
Applied Scientist
Amazon Web Services

Ashutosh Dhekne
Assistant Professor
School of Computer Science
Georgia Institute of Technology

Nikoli Dryden
Postdoctoral Fellow
Scalable Parallel Computing Lab
ETH Zurich

Ahmed El-Kishky
Research Scientist
Facebook AI

Paul Eller
Postdoctoral Researcher
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Motahhare EslamiMehdiabadi
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon University

Faraz Faghri
Investigator
The National Institutes of Health

Tanmay Gupta
Research Scientist
PRIOR

Casey Hanson
Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Genetics
Stanford University

Hadi Hashemi
Software Engineer
Google Brain and TensorFlow

Silu Huang
Senior Researcher
Data Management, Exploration and Mining (DMX) Group
Microsoft

Shubhra Kanti Karmaker Santu
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
Auburn University

Farzaneh Khajouei
Computational Scientist
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Konstantinos Koiliaris
Associate
Goldman Sachs

Ha Kyung Kong
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
Seattle University

Owolabi Legunsen
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
Cornell University

Sihan Li
Senior Software Engineer
Whova

Zhizhong Li
Applied Scientist
AWS Rekognition
Amazon

Xueqing (Susan) Liu
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
Stevens Institute of Technology

Ismini Lourentzou
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
Virginia Tech

Kanika Narang
Research Scientist
Facebook AI

Daejun Park
Formal Verification Lead
Runtime Verification, Inc.

Santhosh Prabhu
Senior Member of Technical Staff
VMware

Kent Quanrud
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
Purdue University

Sajjadur Rahman
Research Scientist
Megagon Labs

Andrew Reisner
Staff Scientist
Los Alamos National Laboratory

Wenyu Ren
Research Scientist
Advertisement Ranking Team
Facebook

Jason Rock
Senior Artificial Intelligence/Computer VisioTechnologist
Boeing Research & Technology

Jingbo Shang
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
University of California, San Diego

Yu Shi
Research Scientist
Facebook

Tarique Siddiqui
Senior Researcher
Microsoft

Stephen Skeirik
Verification Engineer
Runtime Verification, Inc.

Prakalp Srivastava
Software Engineer
Google Brain

Guliz Tuncay
Software Engineer
Google

Pranjal Vachaspati
Software Engineer
Google

Helen Wauck
Research Scientist
Smart Information Flow Technologies

Liqi Xu
Research Scientist
Facebook

Mengjia Yan
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Haizi Yu
Postdoctoral Scholar
Knowledge Lab
University of Chicago

Yiran Zhao
Software Engineer
Pinterest

 

Honglei Zhuang
Software Engineer
Google

Chuhang Zou
Research Scientist
Amazon Go