Biography

Hieu Le received his B.S. degree in Computer Science and Engineering at UC Irvine. He joined Athina Markopoulou’s research group as a PhD Computer Engineering student in Fall 2018. His research interests include studying the ads & tracking ecosystems within the web, smart TVs, and VR space. He is currently an elected officer of the Society of Graduate Electrical Engineers & Computer Scientists at UCI and an IEEE Student Member since 2021. Before joining Athina’s research group, Hieu Le’s industry experience included work relating to government contracts, high traffic sites, and technical consulting for UCI. View my CV for more information.

Interests

  • Ads & Tracking on the Web, Smart TVs, VR
  • Adblocking vs. Advertisers
  • Filter Lists
  • Web and Network Measurements
  • System Design, Automated Tools

Education

  • PhD in Computer Engineering, 2018-Current

    University of California, Irvine

  • M.S., Computer Engineering, 2021

    University of California, Irvine - GPA 3.95

  • B.S., Computer Science and Engineering, 2009

    University of California, Irvine - GPA 3.6

Skills

Java

Python

Android

JavaScript

HTML

CSS

Chrome Extensions

Amazon Web Services