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Katherine Songshe/her

I am a CS PhD student working with Eric Paulos in the Hybrid Ecologies Lab on degradable electronics and the sustainable making+unmaking of tangible interactive systems. Outside of research/teaching, I like to run on trails and climb on rocks. My office hours are Tuesday and Thursday 9:30-11am (by appointment).  

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Ace Chenhe/him

Hello hello! I’m a 4th year undergrad studying CS with a minor in Theater, currently doing research with Prof. Niloufar Salehi. I spend a lot of time making silly stuff in Figma and playing Tears of the Kingdom. My office hours are Monday and Wednesday 2:30-4, by appointment only.
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Hridhay Sureshhe/him

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Hello. I am an n-th year CS major with an emphasis in HCI and CS education. Outside of this class, I spend time solving rubik’s cubes one-handed, playing Guitar Hero competitively, and studying for the GRE. I have walk-in Office Hours from 2:00 - 3:30 PM in Cory 284 and on Zoom by request. Feel free to come over and say hi!

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Peitong Duanshe/her

Hi! I’m an incoming 4th year EECS PhD student working on AI-enhanced tools for UI design. My hobbies include figure skating, piano, and flute. My office hours are 4-5pm on Mondays.

Christopher Bannonhe/him

Hi everyone ! I’m Christopher, a rising 4th year majoring in CS. I’ve only recently gotten into design so I hope to be doing a lot of learning with all of you. I really enjoy obscure video games (play hylics !) so hmu with recs :D. My office hours are 4-5pm on Tuesdays in Cory 284.

Pradeep Mani Rathnamhe/him

Helloo:) My name is Pradeep and I think HCI is really cool! I’m currently part of Berkeley Institute of Design, where I get to explore the intersection between CS and design. I also make films as a hobby! I’m looking forward to meeting everyone and feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions about the course (or if you wanna play tennis/badminton with me hehe). My office hours are 2-3pm on Wednesdays in Cory 284.


Noah Schwartzany

Hello awesome CS160 people! I’m Noah (any pronouns) and I’ll be one of your Readers for this summer. Feel free to reach out to me anytime regarding grading questions and/or tips on how to improve in this course as we go forward! Or even as just a friend to help you on this exciting journey you’re beginning with user interface design! I want to be here for you, so please feel comfortable reaching out :). One fun fact about myself: I am learning the piano but I’m very bad at it. I wish you all the best in this course!!!