### Thesis Students

(In chronological order, including non-Berkeley students for whom Berlekamp was principal outside examiner)

Ken Thompson, 1966 Berkeley EE, MS

Bell Labs, Lucent, Distinguished Engineer (retired), Google, Mountain View, CA

Dilip Sarwate, 1970 Princeton EE, PhD

Professor of Electrical Engineering

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Retired)

Yusuf Tayabjee, 1972 Berkeley EE, MS

Oscar Moreno de Ayala, 1973 Berkeley math, PhD

Professor of Mathematics and Computational Science, University of Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican Internet pioneer

Deceased 2015

Robert Li, 1974 Berkeley math, PhD

Professor and Former Chairman, Department of Information Engineering

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Larry Carter, 1974 Berkeley math, PhD

Professor and Former Chairman, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, UCSD

Dennis Baggi, 1974 Berkeley EECS, PhD

Dean Hickerson, 1980 Berkeley math, PhD

Mathematics, UC Davis

David Richman, 1980 Berkeley math, PhD

Professor of Mathematics, University of South Carolina

Deceased 1991 (see GONC p. 437)

Po Tong, 1982 Berkeley Math, PhD

Texas Instruments, San Jose, CA

Earl Cohen, 1982 Berkeley EECS, MS, PhD

CTO, Bit Microsystems

George Zunich, 1983 Berkeley EECS, MS

Mission Research Corporation

Shyam Parekh, 1984 Berkeley EECS, MS

Robin Pemantle, 1984 Berkeley math, honors BS

Professor of Mathematics, University of Pennsylvania

Jorge Nuno Silva, 1991 Berkeley math, MS

Professor of Mathematics, University of Lisbon - Portugal

David Wolfe, 1992 Berkeley EECS, PhD

Professor of Mathematics & CS, Formerly Gustavus Adolphus College, St Peter, MN

Now at Sheepdog, Inc, Halifax, Nova Scotia

David Moews, 1993 Berkeley Math, PhD

Cryptographer, IDA CCR, La Jolla, CA

Dan Garcia, 1995 Berkeley EECS, MS

Professor of Computer Science, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Yonghoan Kim, 1995 Berkeley Math, PhD

Asst VP/Financial Engineer, Derivatives and Financial Products Group, Société Générale

Martin Müller, 1995 ETH Zurich CS, PhD, with Berlekamp as the outside examiner.

1996-1997 post-doc at ICSI. Now Professor of Computer Science, University of Alberta.

His notable students include David Silver (PhD 2009) and Aja Huang (Postdoc 2011-12), leaders of the major Artificial Intelligence breakthrough, AlphaGo

Kuo-Yuen Kao, 1996 UNCC (Charlotte), PhD

Amit Sahai, 1996 Berkeley math, Honors BS

Professor of Computer Science, UCLA

Tan Swee Heng, 1999 Berkeley math, MS

Defense Department of Singapore

Katherine (Scott) Copersino, 2000 Berkeley math, MS

Julia Kempe, 2001 Berkeley math, PhD

Director of NYU Center for Data Science

David DesJardins, 2001 Berkeley math, PhD

Cryptographer, IDA CCR, Princeton, NJ

Google, Mountain View, CA and Blachman/DesJardins Foundation

Bill Fraser, 2003 Berkeley math, PhD

Digimarc Corporation, Staff Software Engineer, Beaverton, OR

George Snatzke, 2004 Augsburg PhD

Aaron N. Siegel, 2005 Berkeley math, PhD

Airbnb

His treatise, "Combinatorial Game Theory", is now the definitive work on that subject.