If you need to contact course staff privately, please make a private question on Ed or email cs88@berkeley.edu rather than emailing individual members of staff.


Head Teaching Assistants

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Anjali Gurajapu [she/her]

Office Hours: Wednesday 3pm - 4pm


Hi! I'm Anjali, and I'm a senior studying Chemistry and Data Science. In my (limited) free time, I like drawing, baking, and jigsaw puzzles. Looking forward to meeting you all, and reach out anytime! :)

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Jessica Lin [she/her]

Office Hours: Tuesday 4pm - 5pm


Hi friends! I'm a third year CS major from Southern California. I enjoy dancing, reading, doing crosswords, and working out. Feel free to reach out to me for anything (:

Teaching Assistants

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Amit Sant [he/him]

Office Hours: Tuesday 11am - 12pm, Thursday 2pm - 3pm


Hello, my name is Amit, and I am a fourth year CS major at UC Berkeley. My hobbies include gapping League of Legends esports, chess, anime, and osu! Aside from that I love to code, teach, and work on stuff related to making our planet somewhat more livable.

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Hetal Shah [she/her]

Office Hours: Wednesday 4pm - 5pm


Hello! I am a senior CS major from Southern California. I love the beach and the sun. In my free time, I like working out, reading, hiking, and traveling. Feel free to reach to me!

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Karim Kaylani [he/him]

Office Hours: Tuesday 10am - 11am


Hi everyone! My name is Karim and I'm a 3rd year CS major from Southern California. I'm super passionate about all things music whether it's playing guitar, collecting vinyls, or going to shows. I also love taking film photos, hiking, wordle, and ghibli movies. I'm very excited to be your TA this semester and meet you all, never hesitate to reach out to me about anything anytime! :)

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Lukas Chang [he/him]

Office Hours: Monday 12pm - 1pm


Hi everyone I'm Lukas, a 4th year CS major from the south bay area. This is my third semester TAing for CS88 and I'm excited to meet you all! A little about me—in my free time I love making/listening to music, thrifting, and watching anime. I hope I can share my love for CS with you all!

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Sebastian Zhao [he/him]

Office Hours: Wednesday 2pm - 3pm


Hiya! I'm a CS and DS double major from Erie Pennsylvania (underneath the lake). I'm a huge fan of pastries and baking them, digital art (impressionism is my favorite movement, I like Monet a lot), and bedroom pop. Feel free to talk to me about anything, I am a huge believer in conversations about random stuff!

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Tommy Joseph [he/him]

Office Hours: Tuesday 5pm - 6pm


Hi I’m a fourth-year CS major from Southern California and this is my fourth semester TA-ing for CS 88. I enjoy bread, long walks in nature, and pickleball! Feel free to reach out about anything! :)


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Christine Zhang [she/her]

Office Hours: Friday 10am - 12pm


Hi! I'm Christine and I'm a 2nd year EECS major. I love playing badminton, cooking, working out, and eating Chipotle. Other things I like are noodles, socks, water, plushies, and pretty much any kind of music. Reach out to me anytime for anything! I'd love to meet you :)

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Ethan Yoo [he/him]

Office Hours: Thursday 10am - 12pm


Hello! My name is Ethan and I am a second-year Applied Mathematics and Data Science major. My favorite activities are going out with friends and exercising (soccer, tennis, hiking). I'm at your assistance and am looking forward to the school year!

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Joanna Yoo [she/her]


Hi! I'm a senior studying data science from Seattle! Excited to meet you all :)

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Michelle Chen [she/her]

Office Hours: Monday 11am - 1pm


hi! im michelle, a second year majoring in cs and econ from singapore!! a little about me: i love art, photography, traveling and food so hmu if u have (or want) recs. excited to meet u all!!