CS 61B Data Structures, Fall 2020
Instructor: Josh Hug
Lecture: Zoom link
Instructor
Josh Hug
Please email cs61b (at) berkeley.edu for logistics.

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Teaching Assistants
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Hi everyone! My name is Ada and I’m a junior from Los Angeles, CA. I like playing LoL, tennis, and Stardew Valley. I also love cats! When I’m not studying, you can probably find me at Asha tea house or Moffitt first floor.
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Hello! I’m Adel, a Mathematics and Computer Science student from Union, New Jersey. When I have free time you could probably find me playing soccer, listening to music, playing guitar, or just catching up on sleep. If you ever need anything please don’t hesitate to reach out! I’m really looking forward a great semester with you all! :)
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Hey! I'm Akshit, and I'm from Dublin, CA and am currently a fourth year EECS major. In my free time, I enjoy watching a ton of T.V., eating a ton of food, and finding new classes to take at the RSF. 61B is one of my favorite CS courses I've taken so far, and I hope it'll be yours too! Looking forward to a great semester.
Alex Schedel
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Hello! My name is Alex and I am a fourth year studying Film and Computer Science. In my free time, I enjoy listening to music, watching black and white films, and playing video games. Please send me songs if you have any I might like! I look forward to meeting and working with all of you!
Allyson Park
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Hi there, I'm Allyson! I'm a third year EECS major from Temecula, CA. My hobbies include journaling, embroidery, and making breakfast for every meal. Feel free to reach out and talk about life/school/music (if you're wondering, my favorite bands/artists right now include Wallows, Phoebe Bridgers, The Shins, and Bahamas)! I'm excited to help teach 61B, and I hope someone will help teach me how to parallel park.
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Hi! My name is Anjali and I am a third year CS and Linguistics double major. This will be my third semester on 61B course staff and I'm super excited to see how we can make online learning as effective as possible. Outside of teaching, I do research with BAIR, so if you have any questions about getting into ML research (or just research in general), shoot me an email! I also love baking, animal crossing, and Thai food!
Arjun Sahai
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Hi everyone!! My name is Arjun Sahai (no relation) and I'm a 4th year EECS major. I'm really looking forward to teaching 61B this semester and getting to know y'all. Feel free to talk to me about the course if you need help or advice :). I also loooove food so definitely let me know about your favorite places to eat around the Bay Area!!!
Boren Tsai
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Hi hi! I'm Boren, a fourth year CS major from the Far East Bay of Tampa, Florida. In my spare time, I enjoy cooking, cycling around the Bay, and conducting robotics & AI research (the robot uprising is near). 61B is one of my favorite courses that I've taken at Berkeley; I'm super excited to meet and work with you this semester!
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Hey y'all! I'm a third year CS major from Evanston, Illinois (the town in Mean Girls). I love data structures, design, and typography. You can also ask me about iconic reality tv and my search for the best cold brew coffee. Can't wait to have a great semester with you all in 61B!
Claire Ko
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Hello! My name is Claire, and I’m a senior majoring in Engineering Math and Stats from SoCal. I enjoy caffeinated drinks, cooking, writing and learning the names of the random cats that live on my street. I’m excited to help you learn and have fun in this class!
Connor Lafferty
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Hello! I’m Connor, and I’m from Temecula, CA. I am a third year EECS major who loves film, basketball, and cooking questionable vegan foods. If you’re ever in need of movie recommendations or just want to chat, please feel free to reach out! CS61B was easily my favorite class at Berkeley, and I can’t wait to work with you this semester (:
Eric Tang
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Hello everyone! I'm Eric and I'm a third year EECS major from the Bay Area. In my free time, some things I like to do are run, make eggs, and order pineapple fried rice from Thai Basil. CS 61B was one of my favorite classes and I'm looking forward to helping you guys through it this semester!
Eric Zhu
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Hello! I'm a third year EECS major from Fremont, CA. I really enjoy watching and rewatching TV shows and movies :O so let me know if you have any recommendations! I look forward to meeting you all :)) and hope you have as much fun with 61B as I did.
Ethan Mehta
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Hey everyone! My name is Ethan and I'm a third year EECS + Business student from Fremont, CA. I love to hike, play chess, and work on new juggling tricks. Here's to a great semester! Go Bears!
Fatema Yasini
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Hi there! I'm Fatema, a fourth year CS major from Fremont, CA and this will be my third semester TA'ing for this class. In my free time you can find me baking a ton, hiking, listening to music, and drinking way too much coffee. I'm super excited to get to meet all of you, and please don't hesitate to reach out if you ever need anything :)
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Hey everyone! I'm George, a senior doing CS stuff from the Bay Areas. I enjoy playing/watching TFT, keeping up with the LCS, and cooking! Feel free to talk to me about any of those or anything in general!
Henry Kasa
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Hey, I'm Henry, a third year CS major at Berkeley. In my free time I enjoy playing soccer, skiing, or video games. CS61B is one of my all time favourite courses at Berkeley and I'm excited to work with you all to make it a good semester.
Henry Maier
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Hey! I’m Henry, a senior majoring in cs and math. When I’m not doing school, I play the guitar (poorly) and try to get outside as much as possible. Reach out to me whenever— I’d love to talk 61b or anything else.
Isabelle Zhou
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Hi there! I'm a sophomore EECS + Business student from Maryland (DC suburbs). My hobbies include playing cards, tennis, and eating food. 61B has been one of my favorite classes by far, and I'm super excited to teach it! I would love to chat with you all if you ever have any concerns about the course (or just life in general), so please feel free to reach out to me if you ever have any questions at isabellezhou@berkeley.edu. See you all in class! :)
Itai Smith
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Hi there! My name is Itai and I'm a 5th year MS student in the EECS department, advised by professor Hug. This is my 5th time teaching CS 61B! When I'm not doing school work or teaching, you can find me traveling around the Bay Area, listening to 70s music, eating cookies, and just thinking about life. CS 61B was one of my favorite classes, so I hope to make it a fun experience for you as well! Feel free to come talk to me about anything!
Linda Deng
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Hi! I am Linda, a Junior studying CS & stats. In my free time, I love cooking and trying out new restaurants (Imm Thai is my fav at Berkeley). Also, I enjoy classical ballet and modern dance. CS61B is one of my favorite CS courses, and I hope it will be yours too! Looking forward to a great semester with y'all!
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Looking forward to meeting everyone! I'm Omar and I'm a senior studying EECS. Given a free weekend, I like to play basketball and warzone with the boys. My favorite CS class is 61b and I hope I can make you all love this class as much as I do, it's why I've stayed on staff for 5 semesters. Also, I love memes (read the first letter of every sentence) :).
Robin Qiu
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Hi! I’m a third-year EECS major and Linguistics minor. I like mac and cheese, mini crosswords, writing, and hiking. 61B is one of my favorite classes at Berkeley, and I hope you’ll like it too! Looking forward to a great semester :)
Romain Priour
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Hi! My name is Romain, I am a junior, and this is my first semester teaching 61B. I love coding and am working as a software developer for a startup dating app. When I am not doing school work you can catch me at the beach, going on hikes, listening to music or just hanging out with friends. I love being lazy on Sundays by watching movies, ordering take-out food and relaxing. My favorite restaurant in Berkeley is a sushi place called Manpuku.
Ryan Tseng
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Hey! I'm Ryan and I'm a 4th year CS major from Cupertino. 61B is one of my all time favorite classes and I hope it'll be one of yours too! You can usually catch me at the RSF playing badminton, so don't hesitate to say hi if you see me!
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Hi! I'm Sara, a 4th year CS major interested in mainly crypto related things. In my free time I enjoy painting, scrolling through twitter, doing nonprofit work, and learning about the environment/carbon removal tech. Come talk to me about any of the above and more! Excited to get to work with you throughout the semester.
Sarah Liu
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Hi! I'm a third year EECS Major from SoCal. In my free time I enjoy playing various sports, hiking, playing board games, and bullet journaling. Looking forward to meeting everyone!
Shivani Kishnani
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Hello world! I'm a fourth-year EECS major. Please hit me up if you ever want to talk at length about Zuko's redemption arc from Avatar The Last Airbender (or about the class too, I guess)
Sohum Hulyalkar
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hi! how's life? hopefully life is going well! if it's not, smile and it'll be a bit better :)
Tutors
ayushs25@berkeley.edu
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Hey! I'm Ayush. Born and raised in Bangkok, Thailand. I'm a Junior studying CS super interested in all things tech. In my free time I play the drums and watch DC/Marvel movies. Trust me when I say Imm Thai is the best Thai restaurant in Berkeley.
David Shau
davidshau22@berkeley.edu
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Hey everyone! I'm a Junior studying EECS and Business from Palo Alto and I love basketball, swimming (used to do club), video games, and messing around with friends late at night. I also love to travel and try new foods/experiences so if you have any recommendations on either of these things I'm down to hear about it! Super excited to work with you all, and feel free to reach out and talk to me about anything!
Jack Wang
jack.y.wang@berkeley.edu
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Hey! I'm Jack, a 4th year EECS major from Santa Barbara. Some things I enjoy are: banana chips from berkeley bowl, visiting national parks, late night food runs, listening to my friend's spotify playlists, and my sister's dogs (insta: bennyteddydoggyduo). I really enjoyed taking 61B and I hope I can make it fun and fulfilling experience you!
Jacob Haddad
j.haddad@berkeley.edu
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Hey there! I'm a fourth year EECS student from Palmdale, CA. My normal day outside of school involves countless hours on my PS4 and watching the Lakers whenever they are on TV. CS 61B is, by far, my favorite class I have taken at Cal. Can't wait to meet you all and help you learn a lot this semester!
Joshua Blanchard
jeblanchard@berkeley.edu
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In my free time I like to walk my dog, analyze unit prices of grocery store items, and crack humes with my friends. I'm very excited to be on the course staff this semester, let me know if you want to talk about anything CS!
saad.jamal@berkeley.edu
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Hello! I'm Saad, a second year CS student from the Bay interested in how big data and algorithms can improve public policy decisions. I spend most of my free time exploring random stretches of the Earth on Google Maps, listening to qawwali music, sketching rocket designs, or scouring Wikipedia for random historical trivia. If you're ever feeling lonely and want someone to chat with, send me an email and we look at pictures of aesthetic mango lassi on Google Images. Can't wait to meet all of you!
shreyaskompalli@berkeley.edu
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Hey everyone! I'm Shreyas, a sophomore CS student from the Bay Area. This is my third semester of being involved in teaching CS, and it's truly one of my favorite things to do at Berkeley. Apart from CS, I'm a huge sports fan (basketball, soccer, football, tennis, cricket, you name it), I love playing first-person shooter games, and I listen to R&B/hip-hop artists like Kanye West and The Weeknd all the time. Feel free to reach if you have any questions or want to talk about how good the Warriors will be next season!
Shriya Nandwani
shriyanan@berkeley.edu
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Hello! I'm Shriya, and I'm from the Bay Area. I'm a junior studying CS and I love 61B, so I'm super excited to be helping out with the class this semester. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions about the class, want to share a bad pun, discuss the show The Office, or just talk about life! :) Excited to meet you all!
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