Faculty

Dr. Cyrus Shahabi

Director and Professor
Chief Scientist and Founder of ClearPath

Education
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science - University of Southern California (1996)
  • MS in Computer Science - University of Southern California (1993)
  • BS in Computer Engineering - Sharif University of Technology, Iran (1989)
Email:
Telephone: (213) 740-8162

Postdoctorate

Sanjay Purushotham

Post-doctorate Researcher

Education
  • PhD, University of Southern California
Email: spurusho@usc.edu
Telephone: (213) 740-9619




PhD Students

Abdullah Alfarrarjeh

Research Assistant

Projects: MediaQ
Education
  • MS in Computer Science - USC (2013))
  • BS in Computer Science - Jordan University of Science & Technology - Irbid, Jordan (2005)
Email: alfarrar@usc.edu
Telephone: (213) 821-1462 (Lab)

Giorgos Constantinou

Projects: iWatch, GeoCrowd
Education
    M.S. in Computer Science - University of Southern California (expected 2014)
    B.Sc. in Computer Science - University of Cyprus (2012)
Email: gconstan@usc.edu
Telephone: (213) 821-1462 (Lab)

Luan Tran

Research Assistant

Education
    B.S. in Computer Science, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vietnam (2013)
Email: luantran@usc.edu
Telephone: (213) 821-1462 (Lab)

Research Assistant

Projects: Trajectory data mining, IoT
Education
    B.Sc. in Physics - Fudan University (2017)
Email: xiet@usc.edu
Telephone: (213) 821-1462 (Lab)

Yaguang Li

Annenberg Fellow, Research Assistant

Projects: Transportation
Education
    MS in Computer Science - University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China (2014)
    BS in Computer Science - University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing, China (2011)
Email: yaguang@usc.edu
Telephone: (213) 821-1462 (Lab)

Kien Nguyen

Research Assistant

Education
    BS in Computer Science, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vietnam (2013)
Email: kien.nguyen@usc.edu
Telephone: (213) 821-1462 (Lab)

Dimitrios Stripelis

Research Assistant

Projects:TransDec
Education
    MS in Computer Science(Data Science), University of Southern California (expected 2016)
    BS in Computer Science, Athens University of Economics and Business, Athens, Greece(2014)
Email: stripeli@usc.edu

Mingxuan Yue

Research Assistant

Projects:Transportation
Education
    M.S. in Computer Science - University of Southern California (expected 2016)
Email: mingxuay@usc.edu
Telephone: (213) 821-1462 (Lab)

Ritesh Ahuja

Annenberg Fellow, Research Assistant

Education
    M.Phil in Computer Science - Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (2016)
    B.Sc, in Computer Science - Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (2013)
Email: riteshah@usc.edu
Telephone: (213) 821-1462 (Lab)

Chrysovalantis Anastasiou

Research Assistant/Systems Administrator

Education
    M.S. in Computer Science - University of Southern California
    BS in Computer Science - University of Cyprus (2015)
Email: canastas@usc.edu

Chaoyang He

Research Assistant

Projects:
Education
    MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, China, 2011
Email: chaoyang.he@usc.edu
Telephone: (323)-336-4026

Master Students

Undergraduate Students

Roopal Kondepudi

Research Assistant

Projects: MediaQ
Education
BS in Computer Science
Email: roopal.kondepudi@gmail.com

Summer Seo

Research Assistant

Projects: MediaQ
Education
BS in Computer Science
Email: summerys@usc.edu

Jingyun Yang

Research Assistant

Projects: Transportation Data Analytics
Education: BS in Computer Science, University of Southern California
Email: jingyuny@usc.edu

PostDoc Alumni

Tobias Emrich

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Lehr- und Forschungseinheit für Datenbanksysteme Oettingenstr.

Email:emrich@dbs.ifi.lmu.de


Tim Marsh

Now Assistant Professor in the Communications and New Media Programme, National University of Singapore

Email:



Yinan Jing

Now Assistant Professor in School of Computer Science, Fudan University

Email: jingyn@fudan.edu.cn


Hyokyeong Lee

Email:



Samaneh Hejazi

Email: smnhej@yahoo.com


Yinghao Cai

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Email: caiyinghao@gmail.com


Liyue Fan

Now Assistant Professor in the State University of New York at Albany

Email:lfan4@albany.edu


Han Su

Now Associate Professor in the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

Email:suan.sue@gmail.com


PhD Alumni

Mohammad Asghari

Graduated in Aug 2018

Software Engineer at Google

Email: masghari@google.com


Ying Lu

Graduated in May 2018

AI Researcher at DiDi Research America

Email: yinglu@didiglobal.com


Hien To

Graduated in October 2017

Software Engineer at Amazon


Dingxiong Deng

Graduated in August 2017

Software Engineer at Facebook


Rose Yu

Graduated in May 2017

Assistant Professor at Northeastern University

Email: roseyu@northeastern.edu


Afsin Akdogan

Graduated in October 2015

Software Engineer at Google

Email: afsin@google.com


Huy Pham

Graduated in June 2015

Now at Oracle

Bei Pan

Graduated in May 2014

Applied Researcher at Microsoft

Email: to be updated


Houtan Shirani-Mehr

Graduated in June 2013

Software Engineer at Apple

Email: hshirani[@]gmail.com


Ali Khodaei

Graduated in May 2013

Product Manager at Yahoo

Email: alik [at] yahoo-inc.com


Leyla Kazemi

Graduated in October 2012

Now Program manager in the Windows Server and System Center division at Microsoft

Email: leylak[at]microsoft.com


Ugur Demiryurek

Graduated in August 2012

Now Research Scientist at IMSC, University of Southern California

Email: demiryur[at]usc.edu


Ling Hu

Graduated in July 2012

Now Software Engineer at Google

Email:


Songhua Xing

Graduated in December 2011

Now Researcher at IBM research Watson

Email:


Ali Khoshgozaran

Co-founder and CEO Tilofy, Inc.

Email: ali[at]tilofy.com


Hyunjin Yoon

Graduated in September 2009

Now Senior Member of Engineering Staff

Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI)

Email:


Mehrdad Jahangiri

Graduated in Aug 2008

Now Software Engineer at Google

Email:


SunHee Yoon

Graduated in May 2008

Postdoc at Stanford University

Email:


Mehdi Sharifzadeh

Graduated in May 2007

Now at Google

Email:


Kiyoung Yang

Graduated in May 2007

Now Senior Data & Applied Scientist at Microsoft

Email: kiyan[at]microsoft.com


Farnoush Banaei-Kashani

Graduated in December 2006

Now Postdoctoral Research Associate at InfoLab

Email:


Ching-Chien (Jason) Chen

Graduated in May 2005

Now Senior Software Engineer - Search at Disney Interactive

Email: chingchien.chen[at]gmail.com

Mohammad-Reza Kolahdouzan

Graduated in August 2004

Position immediately after graduation: Yahoo!

Current position: Fox Interactive Media, Fox Audience Network

Email:


Shu-Yuen Dean Yao (Didi Yao)

Graduated in August 2003

Position immediately after graduation: Intel

Now Sr. Technical Marketing Manager at VMware, Inc

Email:


Yi-Shin Chen

Graduated in Nov 2002

Now at Department of Computer Science, National Tsing Hua University (Faculty)

Email:


Maytham H. Safar

Graduated in Sep 2000

Now at Kuwait University (Faculty)

Email:


Ali Dashti

Graduated in 1999

Now at Kuwait University (Faculty)

Email:


Mohammad Alshayeji

Graduated in 1999

Now at Kuwait University (Faculty)

Email:


Master and Bachelor Alumni

Suveena Thanawala : Now at USC

Chengyi Chen : Now at USC

Nihar Agrawal : Now at USC

Charalambos Poullis: Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science, Concordia University

Milad Ali Ershaghi: Schlumberger, Senior Software Engineer

Michael Ciesielka: Now startup

Ashley Luo: Now at Verizon Data Analytics Team

Ari Summer: Now at AdGenomics

Mike Yerou: Now at USC

Junyuan Shi: Now an Engineer at Qualcomm

Meha Agrawal : Goldman Sachs, Technology Analyst

Jingyi Du: Microsoft, SharePoint SE

Shireesh Asthana: Facebook, Platform Stability Engineer

Nicholas Bopp: Microsoft, Software Development Engineer

Colin Gu: VMware

Grady Laksmono: Zynga Inc, Software Engineer

Vanessa Kuroda: NASA Ames

Arjun Rihan: Pixar Animation Studios, Technical Director.

Yosuke Shimizu: Beancube

Erdem Ergin: Wolverine Trading, LLC. Software Engineer.

Fernando Arreola: Boeing

Ning Jiang: PayPal of eBay, Inc.

Farid Parvini: PhD student, USC. Work at Dentistry 21

Shirin Eghtesadi: TeraDyne

Rolfe Schmidt

Beom Kun Kim: InfoLab, USC

Soojung Hyun: Helio

Sahar Mastoureshgh : Warner Bros

Minyoung Mun: PhD Student, UCLA

Farnaz Azmoodeh: Google

Bahareh Navai: Deluxe Digital Studios

Dimitris Sacharidis: PhD Student in Computer Science, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

Jigesh Vora: Wilshire Associates

Hezhi (Eddy) Ai: Alcatel

Yi-Wen Chang: Integrated Decision Systems [Tel:(310) 478-4015 ext 240]

Brian Ellenberger: Georgia Tech. (PhD Student)

Adil Faisal: Microsoft

Jabed Faruque: NCR

Shuping Jia: Intuit, Inc.

Ning Jiang: Synopsys, Inc

Chen-Ling (Ariel) Lin:

Ching-Sung Lin: Cisco

Rodrigo Lode: Microsoft

Soham Mehta: eBay

William C.J. Meyer: Technology Consultant

Seong Rim Nam: Fetch Technologies

Saifur Rahman: NCR

Nadeem Rana: NCR

Vishal Shah: MBA at Univ. of Michigan Business School

Gautam Shanbhag: Amazon

Michael (Jooso) Song: General Electrics

Chung-hao Tan: IBM Almaden

Wugang Zhao: Oracle [Tel:(650) 607-5593]

Hong Zhu: Network Associates [Tel:(310) 737-1647]

Jessie Chen: Symantec Corporation [Tel:(310) 449-4987]

Alexei Naumann : Muyo, Mobile App Developer

Yu Sun: Facebook

Jiayun Ge: Microsoft

Daniel Cantwell: SpaceX