Staff Directory

Welcome to our offering!
Here you can find all 57 staff members who make this course great.
Our course personnel are happy to assist students. Please refer to the syllabus for our communication procedure.


Michael Nowak
He / Him From {MI, TX}, Trinity U (B.Sc) / TAMU (Ph.D.)
Jule Schatz
She / Her University of Michigan (B.S.E, Masters, and Ph.D.)

Senior Staff

Yirong Chen
He / Him Math & CS student
Georges Durand
He / Him Stat and CS Senior
Anjali Uma Goel
She / Her I'm a senior in MechE. Besides CS, I do taekwondo and I love to bake!
Nathan C Park
He / Him Hi, I'm Nathan! Dev at work, cat dad at home!
Julian Schiavo
He / Him i dream all day & code all night


Farhan Abdul Qadir
Hey! CS Grad student. I enjoy playing chess, badminton, and other sports
Elen Chatikyan
She / Her I am a first year Masters student in CS department here at UIUC.
Andrew Chen
He / Him I do stuff on the intersection of CompSci and Design :)
Grace Go
She / Her Hi, I'm Grace, a first-year MS student. I finished undergrad at UIUC!
Aadarsh Krishnan
He / Him Currently pursuing BS/MCS at UIUC
Sukin Krishnasamy
He / Him Avid learner and a passionate listener. Warriors and 49ers fan.
Minhyuk Park
He / Him Hi, I'm Min.
Krut Patel
He / Him i_am_kroot. Linux is life. I love all things anime, film and TV!
Raunak Shah
He / Him Teaching Assistant | MS CS
Eleanor Wedell
She / Her 2nd year PhD


Shanav Verma Bagga
He / Him Hi! My name's Shanav and I'm a sophomore majoring in Stats and minoring in CS.
Evan Joshua Berman
He / Him Hi! I'm a junior from Vermont majoring in chemistry. I love cubing & pickleball.
Rishabh Bezbarua
He / Him Heya, I'm Bez! I like programming, movies, and video games (mostly Terraria).
Sambuddha Biswas
He / Him C++ is my passion
Sydney Reese Casey
She / Her Math, CS, and stats lover. Will code for sushi.
Owen Patrick Cushing
He / Him i love all things music + art + technology. happy to help :) make cool things!
Emilia Grace Daniels
She / They fall out boy lover first, human being second <3
Tianshun Gao
He / Him A senior in Math and CS, and it's my first time as a CA.
Frank Gong
He / Him My name is Jiangshan Gong, or you can call me Frank.
Timothy D Gonzalez
He / Him Hey, I'm Timothy. I enjoy programming & sci-fi stuff like Ready Player One.
Ben Guan
He / Him Hi! I'm Ben, a rising junior CS major. I love gaming and reading!
Anjana Reddy Gulapalyam
She / Her Hi! I'm a junior in CS + Advertising :)
Aarohi Gupta
Hello! I am a fan of ML, playing/listening to music and practicing martial arts.
Elise Hutchins
She / Her I'm a CS major with an physics minor and am part of the Illini Water Ski Team!
Aditya Jindal
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Shreya Kannan
She / Her Hi everyone! I am Shreya, and I am a sophomore studying CS+Econ. I love C++!
Aadit Vikram Kolar
He / Him Sophomore in Aerospace minoring in CS
Adrian Lara
He / Him Hello, I'm Adrian a current sophomore in CS. I enjoy playing Pokemon on my GBC.
Hansen Liu
He / Him CS, Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, CSE. From Jing'an, Shanghai
Sophia Liu
She / Her Sophomore in CS, passionate about art, and happy to help!
Leah Nicole Ludwikowski
She / Her Hi, I'm Leah! I love baking, cross-stitching, and playing with animals!
Anush Mishra
He / Him Hi, I'm a Physics major with a passion for CS. I also love cats and poetry!
Yug Mittal
He / Him Hello! 4th time CA here who enjoys Marvel, Star Wars, Breaking Bad, and Anime.
Shubham More
He / Him coffee, C++, rinse and repeat. Looking forward to a great semester!
Chris Munoz
VirtualAlloc enthusiast
Noboru Benjamin Myers
He / Him Hi my name is Nobo and I'm a mechanical engineering major with a CS minor.
Cayla Joy Risinger
She / Her I recently started crocheting and I also like to make jewelry in my free time :)
Amol Shah
He / Him Hey! I'm a sophomore studying CS and this is my second semester as a CA.
Varun Shroff
He / Him I love most sports with my favourite being soccer.
Gwendolyn Slaughter
She / Her I'm a Junior majoring in Information Science + Data Science and doing a CS minor
Ryan To
He / Him Hi! I eat, game, eat, sleep, and repeat. Oh, don't forget eating. Go Cubs Go!
Rohit Valmeekam
He / Him Bay Area -> UIUC. Sophomore who loves to code.
Riya Verma
She / Her I'm majoring in Stat & CS. My hobbies include playing badminton and piano.
Bennett Wu
He / Him Hobby photographer, pianist; tech enthusiast; professional anime watcher
Lumi Xu
She / Her Hey! I'm Lumi Xu, a junior in Math & Stat. I like podcast and games : )
Kyler Yu
He / Him Hi, my name is Kyler! I'm a sophomore in majoring in computer science.
Bill Jiahao Zhang
He / Him Hi, I'm a stat&cs major! I'm a sophomore from Shanghai.
Alex Zhang
He / Him Hi! I'm a soph in CS + Philosophy. Nice to meet you all!
Yanni Zhuang
He / Him Hey there! I'm Yanni, and I'm a sophomore in CS. I love a capella and tennis!