Undergraduate TA Hall of Fame

Every May, the CIS faculty nominates from among the graduating class a few students that have made extraordinary contributions to our teaching mission. Working as TA, often head TAs, they have gone beyond the call of duty in raising the quality of our classes.

Class of 2017

Alex Liao, MS in Physics, BA in Physics, BSE in Computer Science 
Semesters as a TA: 
Fall 2014 : CIS 160
Spring 2015 : CIS 121
Fall 2015 - Fall 2016 : CIS 160 Head TA
Email: alexliao1995@gmail.com

Margaret Li, BAS in Computer and Information Science, Minor in Mathematics
Semesters as TA:
Fall 2015 to Spring 2017 - CIS160
Email: hadasah@gmail.com

Alex Peckman, BSE in Computer Science, Minor in Mathematics
Semesters as a TA:
Fall 2015: CIS 240
Spring 2016: CIS 240, Head TA
Fall 2016: CIT 593, Head TA
Spring 2017: CIS 240, Head TA
Email: apeckman@seas.upenn.edu

Class of 2016

Aquino

Jacob Hart , BSE in Computer Engineering and Wharton Individualized Major, Minor in Mathematics
Semesters as a TA:
Fall 2013 to Fall 2015 - STAT 430 (every semester in this duration)
Spring 2014 - CIS 121
Fall 2014 - CIS 262
Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016 - CIS 320, Head TA for CIS 320 in Spring 2016
Fall 2015 - CIS 677
jhart@wharton.upenn.edu

Class of 2015

Aquino

Alan Aquino, BSE in Computer Engineering, Minor in Japanese Studies
Semesters as a TA:
Fall 2013 - CIS 191
Spring 2014 - ESE 171
Fall 2014 - CIS 240
aaquino@seas.upenn.edu

Datta

Mainak Datta, BSE in Computer Science, MSE in Computer Science
Semesters as a TA:
Spring 2012- Fall 2014 - CIS 110, Head TA Fall '13 - Sp '14
Current Graduate Student at the University of Pennsylvania
dattam@seas.upenn.edu

Lewis Ellis, BSE in Networked and Social Systems, Minor in Mathematics
Semesters as a TA:
Spring 2012 - Fall 2013 - CIS 120
Spring 2014, 2015 - CIS 121, Head TA in Spring 2015
Fall 2014 - CIS 160, Head TA
me@lewisjellis.com


Kai Ninomiya, BSE in Computer Science, Minor in Physics, MSE in Computer Graphics and Game Technology
Semesters as a TA:
Fall 2012 & Fall 2013 - CIS 191, Co-Instructor (2013)
Fall 2014 - CIS 460/560
Spring 2014, 2015 - CIS 277
kainino@seas.upenn.edu

Garsys

Tiernan Garsys, BSE in Computer Science
Semesters as a TA:
Fall 2012 - Srping 2015 - CIS 120, Head TA Fall 2012 - Spring 2015
tgarsys@gmail.com

Mally

Adam Mally, BSE in Digital Media Design, MSE in Computer Graphics and Game Technology
Semesters as a TA:
Fall 2011 - CIS 106
Spring 2012, 2013 - CIS 277
Fall 2013 - CIS 560
Spring 2014 - CIS 277, Head TA
Spring 2015 - CIS 277. Instructor
amally@seas.upenn.edu

Mally

David Mally, BSE & MSE in Computer Science
Semesters as a TA:
Fall 2012 - CIS 110
Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Fall 2014 - CIS 240
Spring 2014 - CIS 371, Head TA
dmally@seas.upenn.edu

Petro

Louis Petro, BAS in Computer and Cognitive Science, BA Cognitive Science, Minors in Nutrition and Mathematics
Semesters as a TA:
Fall 2013 - Spring 2015 - CIS 110
Lpetro712@gmail.com

Prabakar

Varun Prabakar, BS in Statistics and Finance
Semesters as a TA:
Fall 2013 - Spring 2015: CIS 160, Head TA Since Fall 2014
varunprabakar93@gmail.com

Prabakar

Max Scheiber, BSE in Computer Science, MSE in Computer Science, BS in Finance and Statistics (Wharton)
Semesters as a TA:
Spring 2012-Spring 2013 - CIS 120
Fall 2013-Spring 2015 - CIS 121, Head TA during Fall 2014 & Spring 2015
maxnscheiber@gmail.com

Prabakar

Lily Wang , BSE in Computer Science
Semesters as a TA:
Fall 2012 - Spring 2015 - CIS 110, Head TA Fall 2014- Spring 2015
Spring 2014 - Spring 2015 - CIS 350
Spring 2014 - Spring 2015 - CIS 573
lilyw.416@gmail.com

 

Class of 2014

Jamie "Ariella" Levine, BSE in Computer Science and Cognitive Science, Minor in Linguistics
Semesters and Courses as TA:
CIS110: Fall 2012-current
Head TA from Fall 2013-current
Email: yasharkoach@gmail.com

Li

Harmony M. Li, BSE in Computer Science, MSE (May 2015)
Semesters and Courses as TA:
CIS 120: Spring 2012-Spring 2014
Head TA for 120 from Fall 2012-Spring 2014
CIS 565: Fall 2014
Email: harmoli@seas.upenn.edu

Pulak Mittal, BAS in Computer Science, BSE in Economics, Wharton Semesters and Courses as TA:
CIS 120: Spring 2011 & Fall 2011 CIS 320: Spring 2012 CIS 121: Fall 2012 & Spring 2013 Head TA for 121 during both semesters
Email: pulak@emeraldexam.com

Andrei Nagornyi, BA in Mathematics and Computer Science
Semesters and Courses as TA:
CIS 121: Fall 2012-Spring 2014
Head TA during Fall 2012 and Spring 2014
Email: anagornyi@gmail.com

Wang

Grace Wang, BS in Finance and Computer Science
Semesters and Courses as TA:
CIS 120: Fall 2011 & Spring 2012 CIS 121: Spring 2013 & Fall 2014 Head TA for 121 during Fall 2014
Email: gracewang92@gmail.com