Executive Committee

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Executive Committee Members


Chair (Spring 2024 onwards)
School Liason
Rajat Biswas (he/him)

Rajat is pursuing his Master’s in Computing Science under the supervision of Dr. Tao Wang. He is conducting research in the field of network security and privacy with a focus on censorship circumvention. In his free time, he loves listening to audiobooks, appreciating films, and exploring hiking trails.

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Chair (Fall 2023)
Parsa Rajabi (he/him)

Parsa is a Master’s student in ixlab with an interest in Computer Science Education, Computational Thinking and Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). His research is primarily focused on AI-Education, specifically using artificial intelligence in an educational context. During his spare time, he loves to cook, ski, hike and volunteer in the community/on-campus!

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Social Coordinator
Ehsan Hoseinzade (he/him)

Ehsan is currently pursuing his Ph.D. where he is an integral member of the Data Mining Lab. His research is centered around Deep Learning, Graph Neural Networks, and Large Language Models, with a particular emphasis on their applications in financial markets and semantic table annotations. Beyond academia, Ehsan is a passionate chess instructor, committed to sharing the art of the game with enthusiasts. In his free time, he loves hiking and meeting new friends.

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Hossein Soltanloo (he/him)

Hossein is currently pursuing a Master’s degree under the supervision of Prof. Saba Alimadadi. His research focuses on the intersection of Program Analysis and Testing, and Human-Centered Software Engineering. Beyond the world of computing, he finds joy in photography, hiking, and swimming.

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GSS Councillor
Pedram Agand (he/him)

Pedram is a PhD student with a research interest in machine learning, probabilistic approaches, and robotics. He received both his MSc and BSc degree in Control Engineering from K. N. Toosi University of Technology in 2017, 2014 respectively. In free time, he prefers swimming, hiking, and card games. 

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Ashish Sinha (he/him)

Ashish is a Masters’ student in the Medical Image Analysis Lab (MIAL), working with Prof. Ghassan Hamarneh. His research interests are at the intersection of vision and graphics, specifically 3D reconstruction, and neural rendering, with applications in medical and life sciences. He winds down by reading, watching anime or eating food!

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  • Chair: Linas Beresna
  • Secretary: Julia Read
  • Treasurer: Manogna Venkat
  • School Liason: Rajat Biswas
  • GSS Councillor: AmirMohammad Deilami 
  • TSSU Liason: Zhiyun (Richard) Peng


  • Chair: Parker Tian
  • Coordinator: Mohamad Assari
  • Treasurer: Zhiyun (Richard) Peng
  • GSS Councillor: Mona Mehdizadeh (Fall 2021), Mugilan Mariappan (Spring 2022 onwards)
  • School Liason: Weilian Song
  • Secretary: Jeswin Prince James Amalanathan
  • TSSU Liason: Peiyu Cui
  • TSSU Stewards: Peiyu Cui, Sima Jamali, Sepideh Sarajian Maralan & Zhiyun (Richard) Peng


  • Chair/President: Weilian Song
  • Treasurer: Weilian Song
  • Communications officer: Sachin Kumar
  • Events and buddy coordinator: Mona Mehdizadeh
  • TSSU stewards: Sima Jamali, Mona Mehdizadeh, Alice Yue, Peiyu Cui, Mrinal Gosain, Abhishek Sundar Raman, Aishwerya Akhil Kapoor, Saba Akhyani
  • GSS councillor: Atia Hamidizadeh, Alice Yue, Aishwerya Kapoor, Mona Mehdizadeh


  • President: Alice Yue & Navid Rahimi
  • Vice president: Payam Nikdel
  • Treasurer: Alice Yue
  • Secretary: Elnaz Mehrzadeh
  • TSSU stewards: Sima Jamali, Mona Mehdizadeh, Arash Khoeini, Ehsan Hoseinzade, Andandraju Durairaju, Payam Nikdel, Atia Hamidizadeh, Reza Miraskarshahi
  • GSS councillor: Narges Ashtari, Arash Khoeini, Taher Ahmadi
  • Communications officer: Kumar Abhishek
  • President: Mohsen Katebi
  • Vice president: Kimia Kiani
  • Treasurer: Alice Yue
  • Secretary: Mugilan Mariappan
  • GSS councillor: Mona Mehdizadeh, Alice, Mugilan
  • TSSU stewards: Sima Jamali, Mona Mehdizadeh, Payam Nikdel, Mohsen Katebi, Ashkan Alinejad, Reza Miraskarshahi, Alice Yue
  • Events officer: Ashkan Alinejad
  • Communications officer: Neda Shokraneh
  • President: Nazanin
  • Vice president: Sima Jamali
  • Treasurer: Alice Yue
  • Secretary: Hoda
  • GSS councillor: Vahid, Amin, Alice Yue
  • TSSU steward: Mahya, Amineh, Vahid, Sima, Rohit, Madhur
  • Communications officer: Mahya
  • Social life officer: Mohsen