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Joseph E. Gonzalez

Joseph is a Professor in the EECS department at UC Berkeley, a co-director and founding member of the UC Berkeley Sky Computing Lab, RISE Lab, and a member of the Berkeley AI Research (BAIR Group). His research interests span artificial intelligence and data systems and he has a wide range of projects including:

In 2020, Joseph launched a new stealth company based on his research to radically simplify the process of deploying advanced analytics and machine learning in modern data driven enterprises. Prior to joining Berkeley, Joseph co-founded Turi Inc. (formerly GraphLab), which was based on his thesis work on the GraphLab and PowerGraph Systems. Turi was eventually acquired by Apple.


Recent projects

See Google Scholar for an up-to-date list of publications.

Current Graduate Students

Former Students and Post-docs

Research Opportunities for Undergraduate Students

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This research is funded by the RISE Lab NSF Expedition grant, NSF CAREER Award, and the consortium of industrial sponsors.