Students and Postdoctoral Researchers

Current PhD students

  • Shaileshh Venkatakrishnan

  • Tarek Sakakini

  • Jiaqi Mu

  • Weihao Gao

  • Hongyu Gong

  • Ashok Vardhan Makkuva

Current Postdoctoral Researchers

  • Giulia Fanti (joining as Assistant Professor, CMU in 2017)

    Hyeji Kim (PhD: Stanford)

Former Ph.D. Students:

  • Tie Liu (Associate Professor, Texas A&M). Thesis: Some Information Theoretic Aspects of Reliable Communication With Transmitter Side Information, 2006.

  • Saurabha Tavildar (Qualcomm). Thesis: Source and Channel Coding for Wireless Networks, 2006.

  • Hua Wang (Qualcomm). Thesis: Topics in Network Information Representation and Communication, 2007.

  • Aleksandar Jovicic (Qualcomm). Thesis: Topics in Information Theory of Wireless Networks, 2007.

  • Adnan Raja (Fastback Networks). Thesis: Topics in multi-terminal wireless networks, 2012.

  • Sreeram Kannan (Assistant Professor, UW Seattle). Thesis: Layering principles for wireless networks, 2013.

  • Quan Geng (Google). Thesis: The optimal mechanism in differential privacy, 2014.

  • Peter Kairouz (postdoc at Stanford): Thesis: The fundamental limits of Statistical Data Privacy, 2016.

Former Postdoctoral Researchers:

  • Vinod Prabhakaran (Reader, TIFR, India)

  • Aaron Wagner (Associate Professor, Cornell)