Principal Investigator

Mehrabian Distinguished Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Department of Computer Science

(805) 893-5362
petzold [at] engineering [dot] ucsb [dot] edu

Graduate Students

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Computer Science, UCSB

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Computer Science, UCSB

M.S. Statistics, Indiana University, Bloomington, 2020

B.S. Statistics and Mathematics, Indiana University, Bloomington, 2018

My research interests are in machine learning and data mining. My current research projects are related to natural language processing, time series and multimodal learning in the biomedical area.

xinluzhang [at] ucsb [dot] edu

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UCSB

B.S. Physics, UC Santa Barbara, 2018

My research focuses on mathematical modeling and simulation. My current project involves modeling sodium flow in the brains of rats and humans, and the impact sodium may have on migraines. 

abush [at] umail [dot] ucsb [dot] edu

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Computer Science, UCSB

B.S. Mathematics, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2020

My research interest is machine learning, including natural language processing, data mining, and time series analysis.

wang603 [at] ucsb [dot] edu

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Computer Science, UCSB

B.S., University of Washington-Seattle, 2019

My research interests are in reinforcement learning and modeling human learning behaviors. I find human's brain activity during learning and decision making fascinating.

dengxian_yang [at] ucsb [dot] edu

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Computer Science, UCSB

Bachelor of Energy and Power Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2019

My research is on information extraction and data mining from the text in NLP fields.

xianjunyang [at] ucsb [dot] edu

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Computer Science, UCSB

Former members

Jamilah Abdur-Rahim Montpellier University
Ben Bales Columbia University
Debjani Banerjee StubHub
Giovanni Bellesia UCSB
Andri Bezzola Samsung Audio Lab
Kasturi Bhattacharjee Amazon Web Services
James Bird University of Colorado Boulder
Matt Buoni Toyon Corp. and UCSB
Yang Cao Virginia Tech
Han Chen Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Bernie Daigle, Jr. University of Memphis
Abolfazl Doostparast Columbia University
Brian Drawert University of North Carolina Asheville
Jin Fu Google
Hamed Ghaffari Gilead Sciences
Mahdi Golkaram Illumina
Marc Griesemer Lawrence Livermore Laboratory
Andrew Hall MIT Lincoln Lab
Chris Homescu Wachovia Bank
Bruno Jacob Carpe Data
Laurent O. Jay University of Iowa
Richard Jiang Accenture
Sotiria Lampoudi Resonant Inc.
Mike Lawson California Institute of Technology
Hong Li Teradata
Shengtai Li Los Alamos National Lab
FengLin Liao Airbnb
Rone Kwei Lim Green Hills Software
George Mathew iRhythm
Kirsten Meeker Naval Air Warfare Center, Point Mugu, CA
Brian Mitchell Madrona Group
Arya Pourzanjani Foresite Labs
Soumyendu Raha Indian Institute of Science
Muruhan Rathinam University of Maryland-Baltimore County
Min Roh Intellectual Ventures
Kevin Sanft University of North Carolina Asheville
Radu Serban University of Wisconsin-Madison
Andrew P. Strelzoff Army Corps of Engineers
Aviral Takkar Microsoft
Stephanie Taylor Colby College
Michael Trogdon Scripps Institute
St. Elmo Wilken Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Sheng Wu Google
Tie Bo Wu Procore Technologies
Jeng Yen Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Yuanyang Zhang Google
Yun Zhao Facebook
Zheming Zheng Corning
Luoding Zhu Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Wenjie Zhu Guidant