Meet the staff
Head Teaching Assistants
Shreya Kannan [she/her]
Office Hours: Tuesday 11am - 12pm
Hi everyone, I’m super thrilled to meet y’all this semester! In no particular order, I prefer musicals over concerts, cold over warm weather, dancing over singing, and sushi over tacos. Feel free to talk to me about great restaurants, cool study spots, and, of course, CS 88 :)
Anjali Gurajapu [she/her]
Office Hours: Wednesday 4pm - 5pm
Hi! I'm Anjali, and I'm a third year studying Chemistry and Data Science. In my free time, I've been drawing, baking, and trying to befriend the stray cat that sleeps on my porch. I'm excited to be a TA this semester, and looking forward to meeting you all! :)
Chi Tsai [she/her]
Office Hours: Tuesday 12pm - 1pm
Hi! I'm Chi, and I'm from the LA area. I enjoy cooking and trying new food, playing minecraft, planning upcoming vacations, and watching Brooklyn 99 (Terry loves yogurt). Come talk to me about anything, happy to meet you!
Jessica Lin [she/her]
Office Hours: Monday 10am - 11am
Hi friends! I'm a second year CS major from Southern California. I enjoy dancing, reading, doing crosswords, and making random peace signs. Feel free to reach out to me for anything (:
Lukas Chang [he/him]
Office Hours: Monday 11am - 12pm
Hi everyone I'm Lukas, a 3rd 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!
Minnie Chen [she/her]
Office Hours: Tuesday 6pm - 7pm
Hi! I'm Minnie, a 4th year Civil Engineering major and minoring in EECS and Sustainability. I like to cook when I'm not too lazy and enjoy active sports when I'm not too tired or lazy :D I'm trying to get back into reading so please let me know if you have any book reccs! I also recently studied abroad last semester, so feel free to ask me about that. Excited to meet everyone!
Tommy Joseph [he/him]
Office Hours: Tuesday 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Hi I’m a third-year CS major from Southern California, and this is my third time TAing for CS 88. Right now, some things I like are bread, blogs, and tv shows (highly recommend The Wire and Silicon Valley). Feel free to reach out about anything
Amit Sant [he/him]
Office Hours: Thursday 4pm - 5pm, Friday 12pm - 1pm
Hello, my name is Amit, and I am a third 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.
Hetal Shah [she/her]
Office Hours: Wednesday 3pm - 4pm, Friday 11am - 12pm
Hello! I am a 3rd year 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!
Karim Kaylani [he/him]
Hi everyone! My name is Karim and I'm a 2nd 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 a tutor this semester and meet you all, never hesitate to reach out to me about anything anytime! :)
Kevin Gu [he/him]
Office Hours: Tuesday 1pm - 2pm, Thursday 6pm - 7pm
Hi everyone! I'm Kevin, a 5th year Master of Information and Data Science student in the UC Berkeley School of Information. I'm so excited to be a tutor and am looking forward to meeting all of you during office hours! Outside of academics, I love to listen to music (mainly classical, but I can appreciate any genre), take walks, travel (unfortunately not during Covid, but in general), and learn languages (just not enough time to do it, but am willing to practice speaking French), so feel free to reach out to me regarding any of these. :D
Sebastian Zhao [he/him]
Hiya! I'm a first year intended CS and DS major from Erie, Pennsylvania (a small town right below the lake). I'm a huge fan of cooking, digital art, video games, and manga. Feel free to talk to me about anything, I am a huge believer in conversations about random stuff!