Peter is a fourth year Computer Science PhD student at the University of California of Berkeley, where he is advised by Joseph M. Hellerstein. He holds a Master's degree in Computer Science from UC Berkeley and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Middlebury College. Prior to attending UC Berkeley, Peter worked as a Senior Software Engineer in the data analytics team at Ask.com.
Peter's principal research interests are databases, distributed systems and programming languages. His research is supported by the National Science