Computing Solutions Group: Faculty

Divyakant Agrawal

Professor, Department of Computer Science

Divyakant Agrawal's long-term research activities have been in the area of designing and developing innovative solutions, systems, and algorithms for large-scale systems such as databases...
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Kaustav Banerjee 

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering 

Kaustav Banerjee’s current research interests include nanometer-scale issues in VLSI (very large scale integration) as well as circuits and systems issues in...
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Elizabeth Belding

Elizabeth Belding

Professor, Computer Science 

Elizabeth Belding’s research focuses on mobile networking, specifically multimedia, monitoring, advanced service support, and solutions for developing and under-developed regions...
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Forrest Brewer

Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering 

Forrest Brewer's research focuses on VLSI design and coupled tools development based on systematic and formal approaches as well as heuristic analysis. Further research...
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Tim Cheng

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Tim Cheng’s current research interests include design validation, verification, testing and multimedia computing. He manages two research labs: SoC Design and Test Lab...
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Frederic Chong

Computing Solutions Group Head
Professor, Computer Science

Fred Chong’s current research focuses on novel computing technologies, architectural support for computer security and reliability, next-generation embedded systems, and the environmental impact...
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Amr El Abbadi

Professor, Computer Science

My research interests are in the fields of fault-tolerant distributed systems and databases. I have designed several protocols for highly available fault-tolerant systems and have also been... 
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Roland Geyer

Assistant Professor, Bren School of Environmental Science & Management

Roland Geyer is interested in the life cycle of manufactured goods—the processes in the form of energy and material flows that are related to transforming raw materials into products and, ultimately, waste...
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John Gilbert

Professor, Computer Science

John Gilbert’s research interests include high-performance computing, combinatorial scientific computing, numerical linear algebra, sparse matrix methods, computation with large graphs...
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Chandra Krintz

Associate Professor, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Chandra Krintz's research interests include automatic and adaptive compiler, programming language, virtual runtime, and operating system techniques that improve performance...
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Malgorzata Marek-Sadowska

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering  

Malgorzata Marek-Sadowska's research interests are in the area of computer-aided design with an emphasis on layout and logic synthesis of VLSI circuits and systems. Her earlier works...
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Volkan Rodoplu

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Volkan Rodoplu’s area of expertise is wireless communications and networking. His current research focuses on: (1) Protocol Design and Optimization for Wireless Networks, (2) Quality of Service in Mobile Networks, (3) Underwater Wireless Networks...
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Timothy Sherwood

sherwood [at] cs [dot] ucsb [dot] eduAssociate Professor, Computer Science

Timothy Sherwood's research is in the area of computer architecture, specifically in the development of novel high throughput hardware and software methods by which systems can be monitored and analyzed...
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Luke Theogarajan

Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Luke Theogarajan is interested in energy-efficient circuit architectures for computation and energy efficient materials for light-harvesting. He is currently collaborating with Institute Director John Bowers...
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Richard Wolski

Professor, Computer Science

Richard Wolski’s research interests include cloud computing, computational grid computing for performance, and parallel and distributed systems. He works with the Greenscale Center for Energy-Efficient Computing...
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Haitao Zheng

Associate Professor, Computer Science

Heather Zheng’s general research interests include wireless networking and systems, mobile computing and multimedia computing. She is also interested in security, distributed systems and social networks...
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