Faculty

Boon Thau Loo

Boon Thau Loo

RCA Professor
Associate Dean, Graduate Programs – School of Engineering and Applied Science
Director, Distributed Systems Laboratory
Department of Computer and Information Science (Primary appointment)
Electrical and Systems Engineering (Secondary appointment)
University of Pennsylvania


Ph.D students and postdocs

Staff Programmer

  • Isaac Pedisich

Masters students

  • Stephen Carrasquillo
  • Ruijie Mao
  • Heena Nagda
  • Rakesh Nagda
  • Sidharth Sankhe
  • Zachary Zhao
  • Zhilei Zhang
  • Junyong Zhao

PhD alumni

Other alumni (first employment)

  • Henry Zhu (MSc. 2020, Amazon)
  • Nishanth Shyamkumar (MSc. 2020, Frontiir)
  • Shivani Burad (MSc. 2020, Cisco)
  • Garvit Khandelwal (MSc. 2020, Microsoft)
  • Manqiu Zhang (MSc. 2020, Amazon)
  • Ritika Gupta (MSc. 2020, Facebook)
  • Ritvik Sadana (MSc. 2020, Qualcomm)
  • Hui Lyu (MSc. 2020, PwC)
  • Simran Arora (BSc. 2019, Ph.D. student at Stanford University)
  • Shilpi Bose (MSc. 2019, VMware)
  • Nishant Prabhu (MSc. 2019, Nutanix)
  • Deepika Vasudevan (MSc. 2019, Amazon)
  • Saeed Abedi (MSc. 2019, Oracle)
  • Yucheng Lu (Ph.D. student at Cornell University)
  • Akash Acharya (MSc. 2018, Rivian)
  • Anirudh Chelluri (MSc. 2018, Facebook)
  • Mark Lippincott (MSc. 2018, Netflix)
  • Achala Rao (MSc. 2018, Bloomberg)
  • Bowen Wang (MSc. 2018, Cohesity)
  • Anupam Alur (MSc. 2017, Bloomberg)
  • Miao Cheng (MSc. 2017, VMWare)
  • Siri Anil (MSc. 2017, Bloomberg)
  • Robert Dimaiolo (MSc. 2017, Cognescent)
  • Harshal Lehri (MSc. 2017, Google)
  • Sajal Marwaha (MSc. 2017, Dataminr)
  • Chirag Shah (MSc. 2017, Real Time Innovations)
  • Hitali Sheth (MSc. 2017, Oracle)
  • Akshay Sriraman (MSc. 2017, Bloomberg)
  • Prahalad Venkataramanan (MSc. 2017, Magic Leap)
  • Harsh Verma (MSc. 2017, IntentionNet)
  • Tengyuan Ye (MSc. 2017, VMware)
  • Meryem Essaidi (BSc/MSc. 2016, Ph.D. in Computer Science at Princeton University)
  • Jitesh Gupta (MSc. 2016, Microsoft)
  • Prithvi Karapa (MSc. 2016, Appian)
  • Nicholas Iodice (MSc. 2016, Audible)
  • Ankit Mishra (MSc. 2016, Microsoft)
  • Sudarshan Muralidhar (BS/MSc. 2016, Igneous Systems)
  • Anand Sriramalu (MSc. 2016, Oracle)
  • Stuart Wagner (MSc. 2016, Microsoft)
  • Priya Venkatraman (MSc. 2016, Microsoft)
  • Shanni Xi (MSc. 2016)
  • Sibi Vijayakumar (MSc. 2016, GitStar)
  • Nikhilesh Behera (MSc. 2016, Taser)
  • Jatin Sharma (MSc. 2016, Taser)
  • Rahul Nafde (MSc. 2015, ColdLight)
  • Sonal Ektaa (MSc. 2015, Goldman Sachs)
  • Bo Li (MSc. 2014, Google)
  • Sitian Cheng (MSc. 2014, Box)
  • Anh Nguyen (BSc. 2014, Co-founder at Netsil)
  • Tanveer Gill (MSc. 2014, Co-founder at Netsil)
  • Eric Gang Xiang (MSc. 2014, Yahoo)
  • Harjot Gill (MSc. 2013, Co-founder at Netsil)
  • Yuankai Zhang (MSc. 2013, Ph.D. student in Computer Science at Georgetown University)
  • Sandy Sun (BSc. 2013, Box)
  • Kenton Lee (BSc. 2013, Ph.D. student in Computer Science at the University of Washington-Seattle)
  • Xianglong Han (MSc. 2013, Google)
  • Hao Xu (MSc. 2013, Google)
  • Ying Zheng (MSC. 2013, Google)
  • Sanchit Aggrawal (MSc. 2013, Microsoft)
  • Cheng Luo (BSE, MSc. 2012, Harvard University Ph.D. program in Finance)
  • Cam Nguyen (BSc. 2012, Co-founder at Netsil)
  • Yiqing Ren (MSc. 2012, Georgetown University)
  • Suyog Mapara (MSc. 2012, Microsoft)
  • Saravana Soundararajan (MSc. 2012, Oracle)
  • Sangeetha Abdu Jyothi (MSc. 2012, Ph.D. student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  • Ren Lu (MSc. 2012, Bank of America)
  • Qiong Fei (MSc. 2011, Amazon)
  • Taher Saeed (MSc. 2011, DramaFever)
  • Qi Zheng (MSc. 2011, Microsoft)
  • Saumya Jain (MSc. 2010, Microsoft)
  • Xiaozhou Li (MSc. 2010, Ph.D. in Computer Science at Princeton University)
  • Shivkumar Muthukumar (MSc. 2010, Amazon)
  • Tao Tao (MSc. 2010, Microsoft)
  • Andrew Mao (B.Sc 2009, Ph.D. in Computer Science at Harvard University)
  • Bill Marczak (B.Sc 2009, Ph.D. in Computer Science at UC Berkeley)
  • Mihai Oprea (MSc. 2009)
  • Richardo Correa (MSc. 2008, Betchel Engineering)