Alumni

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PhD Alumni

  • Albert Yu. Algorithms for Continuous Queries: A Geometric Approach. Advised by Pankaj K. Agarwal and Jun Yang. May 2013. First employment: Amazon.
  • Nedyalko Borisov (Ned). Integrated Management of the Persistent-Storage and Data-Processing Layers in Data-intensive Computing Systems. Advised by Shivnath Babu. June 2012. First employment: Facebook.
  • Herodotos Herodotou (Hero).  Automatic Tuning of Data-Intensive Analytical Workloads. Advised by Shivnath Babu. March 2012. First employment: Microsoft Research.
  • Yi Zhang. Transparent and Efficient I/O for Statistical Computing. Advised by Jun Yang. March 2012. First employment: Google Inc.
  • Songyun Duan. Simplifying System Management through Automated Forecasting, Diagnosis, and Configuration Tuning. Advised by Shivnath Babu. April 2010. First employment: IBM Research.
  • Badrish Chandramouli. Unifying Databases and Internet-Scale Publish/Subscribe. Advised by Jun Yang. July 2008. First employment: Microsoft Research.
  • Piyush Shivam. Proactive Experiment-Driven Learning for System Management. Advised by Jeff Chase and Shivnath Babu. December 2007. First employment: Sun Micro.
  • Junyi Xie. Handling Resource Constraints and Scalability in Continuous Query Processing. Advised by Jun Yang. September 2007. First employment: Oracle Corp. Now: Couchbase.
  • Hao He. Query Processing and Indexing Techniques on Semi-Structured Data. Advised by Jun Yang. July 2007. IBM PhD Fellowship, 2006-2007. First employment: Google Inc.
  • Adam Silberstein. Query Processing Methods for Wireless Sensor Networks. Advised by Jun Yang. February 2007. First employment: Yahoo! Research. Now: LinkedIn.

MS Alumni

  • Bharat Chelepalli. Advised by Ashwin Machanavajjhala. Spring 2013. First employment: Amazon. 
  • Yunjia Zhou (Janice). Advised by Jun Yang. Spring 2012.
  • Pradeep K. Gunda. Advised by Jun Yang. Fall 2007. First employment: Microsoft.
  • Wenbin Pan. Advised by Jun Yang. Fall 2004.
  • Zhihui Wang. Advised by Jun Yang. Summer 2003.
  • Jing Zhang. Advised by Jun Yang. Summer 2003.
  • Junfei Geng. Advised by Jun Yang. Spring 2003.
  • Xiao F. Huang (Andy). Advised by Jun Yang. Spring 2003.
  • Parag G. Palekar. Advised by Jun Yang. Fall 2002.

Undergraduate Alumni

  • Jiaqi Yan. Advised by Jun Yang. Summer 2010-Spring 2012. Duke CSURF Fellow. First employment: Oracle Corp.
  • Weiping Zhang. Advised by Jun Yang. Summer 2009-Spring 2011. First employment: Microsoft.
  • Kevin Jang. Advised by Jun Yang. Fall 2010.
  • Perry Zheng. Advised by Jun Yang. Fall 2009-Spring 2010. First employment: PayScale Inc.
  • Ashley DeMass. Advised by Jun Yang. Fall 2008.
  • Tyler Brock. Advised by Jun Yang. Spring 2007. Graduated with Distinction. First employment: BlackRock. Now: 10gen.
  • Congyi Wu. Advised by Jun Yang. Summer 2006, Spring 2008. First employment: Microsoft.
  • Gregory Filpus. Advised by Jun Yang. Summer 2006.
  • Christopher N. Bond. Advised by Jun Yang. Spring 2005. Graduated with High Distinction. First employment: Google Inc.