Teaching Interests

ECS 298: Graduate Survival Kit [Winter’19] This new graduate seminar is an introductory experiential class in stress management centered around meditation techniques covering topics such as (1) the foundation and working knowledge of basic theories of meditation; (2) the ability to practice deep breathing and perform balancing exercises; (3) a working knowledge of stress reduction techniques; (4) practical methods to foster curiosity and creativity; (5) a safe environment, in which students feel free to examine habits and promote positive change.

ECS 265: Distributed Database Systems [Fall’18]: This new graduate seminar course surveys the recent developments in data management with the primary focus centered around Blockchain covering topics such as storage architecture, concurrency controls, agreement protocols, byzantine fault-tolerant protocols, secure transactions, distributed ledgers, decentralized and resilient infrastructures, and trusted execution.

Blockchain Hands-on Workshop [Fall’18]: This is a new weekly workshop co-organized by undergraduate students (Blockchain At DavisFacebook) and Prof. Sadoghi (ExpoLab). It offers a blockchain hands-on experience while teaches building decentralized applications on Ethereum. The topics covered spans blockchain transactions, mining, forking, smart contracts, blockchain virtual machines, creating your first smart contract, and the basics of decentralized application design. The meeting times are on Thursdays from 8-9pm and Sundays from 2-5pm (a working session) in GIEDT 1006.

ECS 265 – Distributed Database Systems [Winter’18]: This new graduate seminar course surveys the recent developments in data management such as NoSQL, NewSQL, and Blockchain covering topics such as storage architecture, concurrency controls, agreement protocols, byzantine fault-tolerant protocols, secure transactions, distributed ledgers, decentralized and resilient infrastructures, and trusted execution.

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