Lawrence K. Saul

Computer Science and Engineering
University of California, San Diego


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UC San Diego
CSE Building #3214
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0404

Phone: 858-534-2052

Fax: 858-534-7029 (use cover sheet)

Biographical highlights
  • Professor, UC San Diego (2006-present)
  • Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania (2002-2006)
  • Member of Technical Staff, AT&T Labs (1996-2002)

  • Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Machine Learning Research (2008-2013)

  • Ph.D. Physics, MIT (1994)
  • A.B. Physics, Harvard College (1990)

Research interests



Past Ph.D. students
  • Chih-Chieh Cheng, Data Scientist, Instantly
  • Youngmin Cho, Software Engineer, Google
  • Matt Der, Data Scientist
  • Diane Hu, Data Scientist, Etsy
  • Do-Kyum Kim, Software Engineer, Google
  • Justin Ma, Software Engineer, Google
  • Fei Sha, Associate Professor, UCLA
  • Kilian Weinberger, Associate Professor, Cornell