Rubinet Group


Graduate Students

Current and Past Visitors

    Professor Kai-Ten Feng, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan (2009-2010)

    Professor Jinoo Joung, Sangmyung University, Korea (2011-2013)

    Professor Xiong Wang, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), China (2013-14)

    Professor Sen-Ching Samson Cheung, University of Kentucky (2017-)



    Dr. Soshant Bali (2009)
    First position: Principal Member of Technical Staff, AT&T Labs

    Dr. Jinyoung Han (2014-17)
    First position: Assistant Professor, Hanyang University, Republic of Korea

    Dr. Chao Wang (2020-21)
    First position: Assistant Professor, Southern University of Science and Technology, China

    Dr. Debraj Basu (2019-21)
    First position: Data Scientist, Dascena

    Dr. Syed Hafiz (2019-23)
    First position: Staff Security Research Engineer, LG Silicon Valley Lab, CA

    Dr. Joohi Chauhan (2022-23)
    First position: Assistant Professor, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT) Allahabad, India

Doctoral Students

    Graduation Celebration, 2007
    Graduation Celebration, 2007
    Group Dinner, 2003
    Rafting on the American River, 2003
    Stinson Beach Hike, 2004

    Ram Keralapura (PhD, 2007)
    Dissertation title: Characterizing Internet Routing Dynamics for Enhanced Network Management
    First appointment: Narus, Inc., CA

    Danjue Li (PhD, 2007)
    (co-advised with Prof. Yoo)
    Dissertation title: Hybrid Infrastructure/P2P Approach to Optimize the Performance of Multimedia Streaming over Heterogeneous Networks
    First appointment: Cisco Systems, CA

    Jason LeBrun (PhD, 2008)
    Dissertation title: Opportunistic Networking:
    Measurement and Implementation
    First appointment: Sentilla, CA

    Lihua Yuan (PhD, 2008)
    (co-advised with Prof. Mohapatra)
    Dissertation title: Towards Network Verification and Introspection
    First appointment, Microsoft, WA

    Jianning Mai (PhD, 2008)
    Dissertation title: Sampling Network Traffic for Anomaly Detection
    First appointment: Fenwick & West LLP, CA

    Behrooz Khorashadi (PhD, 2009)
    (co-advised with Prof. Ghosal and Prof. Zhang)
    Dissertation title: Enabling Traffic Control and Data Dissemination Applications with VGrid - A Vehicular Ad Hoc Distributed Computing Framework
    First appointment: Qualcomm, Inc., CA

    (Leo) Xin Liu (PhD, 2010)
    Dissertation title: Multimedia Delivery in Cooperative Multi-homed Wireless Networks
    First appointment: Cisco Systems, CA

    Haiping Liu (PhD, 2010)
    (co-advised with Prof. Ghosal and Prof. Liu)
    Dissertation title: Efficient Resource Allocation and Network Design in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks
    First appointment: China Mobile, China

    Dhruv Gupta (PhD, 2010)
    (co-advised with Prof. Mohapatra)
    Dissertation title: Managing 802.11s Wireless Mesh Networks: A Measurement-based Approach
    First appointment: Senior Member of Technical Staff at AT&T Labs, CA

    Saqib Raza (PhD, 2010)
    Dissertation Title: Synergistic Network Operations
    First appointment: Cisco Systems, CA

    (Fred) Bojin Liu (PhD, 2011)
    (co-advised with Prof. Ghosal and Prof. Zhang)
    Dissertation Title: Next Generation Vehicular Traffic Management Enabled by Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks and Cellular Mobile Devices
    First appointment: Qualcomm, Inc., CA

    Guanyao Huang (PhD, 2012)
    Dissertation Title: Scalable and Flexible Network-wide Traffic Measurement
    First appointment: Cisco Systems, CA

    Atif Nazir (PhD, 2012)
    Dissertation Title: Measuring and Modeling User Activities on Online Social Network-based Applications
    First appointment: CEO, Block.IO, Inc.

    Faisal Khan (PhD, 2012)
    (co-advised with Prof. Ghiasi)
    Dissertation Title: Programmable and Closed-Loop Traffic Measurements for Better Accountability and Security in Future Networks
    First appointment: Altera Corporation, CA

    Han Liu (PhD, 2014)
    Dissertation Title: Measuring and Modeling the Cascades/Diffusions through Online Social Networks
    First appointment: Hewlett Packard, CA

    George Chao-Chi Chen (PhD, 2014)
    Dissertation Title: Practical Management as a Service (MaaS) Substrate for Data Center Network
    First appointment: Microsoft, WA

    Mohammad Rezaur Rahman (PhD, 2015)
    Dissertation Title: Characterizing and Predicting Information Diffusion through Social Interactions
    First appointment: Cisco Systems, CA

    Mehdi Malboubi (PhD, 2015)
    Dissertation Title: Software Defined Network Measurement and Inference under Hard Resource COntraints
    First appointment: AT&T, CA

    Arun Raghuramu (PhD, 2017)
    Dissertation Title: In-Network Security Analytics and Compliance Monitoring
    First appointment: Forescout, CA

    Mani Amoozadeh (PhD, 2018)
    (co-supervised with Prof. Zhang)
    Dissertation Title: Towards Robust and Secure Collaborative Driving and Interactive Traffic Intersections
    First appointment: RedPineSignals, CA

    Aveek Das (PhD, 2018)
    (co-supervised with Prof. Mohapatra)
    Dissertation Title: Context-aware Information Mining for Wireless Networks
    First appointment: Forescout, CA

    Chang Liu (PhD, 2019)
    Dissertation Title: Network Monitoring and Security Enhancement in Software-Defined Networking
    First appointment: Google, CA

    Gregory Rehm (PhD, 2021)
    Dissertation Title: A Computational System for Detecting the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Using Physiologic Waveform Data from Mechanical Ventilators
    First appointment: Resmed, Inc., CA

    Ali Khodadadi (PhD, 2022)
    Dissertation Title: Learning-based Vehicle Diagnostic and Prognostic System Utilizing Natural Language Processing
    First appointment: Cruise, CA

    Jeff Zhengfeng Lai (PhD, 2023) Dissertation Title: Robust Machine Learning Directed Toward Pathology Imaging Applications with Limited Labeled Data
    First appointment: Apple, CA

MS Plan I (Thesis) Students

    Christopher Carde (MS, 2004), Google Germany

    Peng Cheng (MS, 2004), Cisco Systems, CA

    Howard Chang (MS, 2004), Fresco Logic, CA
    (co-advised with Prof. Ghosal)

    Chris Dana (MS, 2005), Boeing, CA

    Andrew Chen (MS, 2007), Intel-Folsom, CA

    Ferhat Dikbiyik (MS, 2009), Assistant Professor at Sakarya University, Turkey

    Collin Smith (MS, 2009), Sierra Nevada Corporation, CA

    Brian Estrada (MS, 2010)

    Ali Shahrokhi (MS, 2012), SmartBites, CA

    Kristen Kennedy (MS, 2013)

    Liyuan Wang (MS, 2013), IBM, CA

    Kashyap Thimmaraju (MS, 2015), TU Berlin, Germany

    Theo Pan (MS, 2015), Microsoft, WA

    Ali Emara (MS, 2016), Adobe

    Gregory Rehm (MS, 2017), PhD student at UC Davis

    Zachary Haris (MS, 2019), Apple

    Devashish Kashikar (MS, 2019)

    Samir Townsley(MS, 2020), Epic

    Fatemeh Radaei(MS, 2020), Facebook

    Vishal Illangovan Bhuvaneswari (MS, 2021), Paypal

    Rahul Krishnamoorthy (MS, 2021)

MS Plan II (Project) Students

    Jonathan Wagoner (MS, 2008), Enphase Energy, CA

    Yuanbo Zhu (MS, 2010), Google, CA

    Shu Ming Peng (MS, 2015), Verizon, CA

    Yiwei (Sally) Sun (MS, 2015), Cisco Systems, CA

    Lingxuan Li (MS, 2015)

    Zejun Huang (MS, 2015), Adobe, CA

    Jingyu Zhang (MS, 2016), Amazon, WA

    Santhosh Chandrasekar (MS, 2016), Apple, CA

    Aditi Garg (MS, 2017), Trulia, CA

    Janis Fredrick (MS, 2017)

    Devika Joshi (MS, 2017), Moodys Analytics, CA

    Chaitrali Joshi (MS, 2016), Intel, CA

    Zhongyi Lin (MS, 2017), PhD student at UC Davis

    Yue Xia (MS, 2018)

    Deepika Chandrasekaran (MS, 2018)

    Kevin Manuel (MS, 2018)

    Tina Mashhour (MS, 2018), General Electric Health Care, CA

    Adithya Premkumar (MS, 2019), Intel, CA

    Ishita Sharma (MS, 2019), Microsoft, CA

    Bryan Ching (MS, 2019), Defense Contractor, AZ

    Huian Wang (MS, 2019), Microsoft

    Kavish Doshi (MS, 2020), Amazon

    Bhargav Sundararajan (MS, 2020), Amazon

    Yuqi Yang (MS, 2021), Oracle

    Muhammad Sarmad Saeed (MS, 2021), Cepton, Inc.

    Prashanth R. Duggirala (MS, 2021)

    Yu-Hsuan Tseng (MS, 2022)

    Warren Wnuck (MS, 2022)

    Brijesh Vora(MS, 2023), SailPoint

Undergraduate Students

  • Summer 03: Patrick Satarzadeh, Tuan Nguyen
  • Summer 04: Adam Moerschell, Kevin Widjaja
  • Winter 05: Barkev Iskikian, Michael Pignati, Sina Wilson
  • Spring 06: Andrew Stromberg, Michael Siegenthaler
  • Spring 07: George Chen
  • Spring 08: Sean Lee
  • Summer 10: Yachao Dong and Juchuan Ma (UC Davis GREAT Program)
  • Spring 12: Cuong Vu
  • Summer 12: Chuankai An (UC Davis GREAT Program)
  • Winter 13 - Fall 14: Joshua Garrison
  • Spring 13: Shawn Shojaie
  • Summer 13: Yumo Rong and Shiliang Tang (UC Davis GREAT Program)
  • Fall 13 - Spring 14: Joshua Vaughen
  • Spring 14: Ryan Marquiss
  • Summer 14: Lidan Mu
  • Summer-Fall 14: Qijia Cao, Chingyeung Fang
  • Spring 15: Jiaming Xie
  • Spring 16: Hasith Rajakarunanay
  • Winter 17-Spring 18: Zhening Zhang
  • Winter 17-Winter 19: Adam Jones
  • Fall 18-Winter 19: Minh (Sam) Truong, Tony Woo
  • Summer 19-Summer 20: Kolin Guo, Wenda Xu
  • Fall 20-Winter 21: Samuel Demissie, Abraham Hadaf
  • Spring/Summer/Fall 21: Wenbo Geng
  • Fall 21: Jessica Wu
  • Spring/Summer 22: Matias Smith, Yiqing Xiao
  • 2022-23: Zhuoheng (Andy) Li, Manqi Kuang
  • Winter & Spring 23: Hongtao Zhong
  • Spring & Fall 23: Felicia Feng
  • Fall 23: Pranav Kode