James B. Wendt

James is a Senior Software Engineer in the Strategic Technologies group at Google Research, working on large-scale machine-learned information extraction. He earned his Ph.D. at UCLA under the guidance of Miodrag Potkonjak. You can find more information about James and his work below.

Publications @ Google

  1. M. Whittaker, N. Edmonds, S. Tata, J. B. Wendt, and M. Najork, "Online Template Induction for Machine-Generated Emails," Proceedings of the International Conference on Very Large Databases (VLDB), pp. 1235-1248, 2019.
  2. F. Kocayusufoglu, Y. Sheng, N. Vo, J. B. Wendt, Q. Zhao, S. Tata, and M. Najork, "RiSER: Learning Better Representations for Richly Structured Emails," Proceedings of the World Wide Web Conference (WWW), pp. 886-895, 2019.
  3. Y. Sun, L. Garcia-Pueyo, J. B. Wendt, M. Najork, and A. Broder, "Learning Effective Embeddings for Machine Generated Emails with Applications to Email Category Prediction," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Big Data, pp. 1846-1855, 2018.
  4. Y. Sheng, S. Tata, J. B. Wendt, J. Xie, Q. Zhao, and M. Najork, "Anatomy of a Privacy-Safe Large-Scale Information Extraction System Over Email," Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), pp. 734-743, 2018.
  5. N. Potti, J. B. Wendt, Q. Zhao, S. Tata, and M. Najork, "Hidden in Plain Sight: Classifying Emails Using Embedded Image Contents," Proceedings of the World Wide Web Conference (WWW), pp. 1865-1874, 2018.
  6. A. Zhang, L. Garcia-Pueyo, J. B. Wendt, M. Najork, and A. Broder, "Email Category Prediction," Companion Proceedings of the World Wide Web Conference (WWW), pp. 495-503, 2017.
  7. J. Proskurnia, M.-A. Cartright, L. Garcia-Pueyo, I.Krka, J. B. Wendt, T. Kaufmann, and B. Miklos, "Template Induction over Unstructured Email Corpora," Proceedings of the World Wide Web Conference (WWW), pp. 1521-1530, 2017.
  8. J. B. Wendt, M. Bendersky, L. Garcia-Pueyo, V. Josifovski, B. Miklos, I. Krka, A. Saikia, J. Yang, M.-C. Cartright, and S. Ravi, "Hierarchical Label Propagation and Discovery for Machine Generated Email," Proceedings of the International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM), pp. 317-326, 2016.

Publications @ UCLA

  1. J. Guo, J. B. Wendt, and M. Potkonjak, "Learning-Based Localized Offloading with Resource-Constrained Data Centers," International Conference on Cloud and Autonomic Computing (ICCAC), pp. 212-215, 2015.
  2. J. Rajendran, R. Karri, J. B. Wendt, M. Potkonjak, N. McDonald, G. S. Rose, and B. Wysocki, "Nano Meets Security: Exploring Nanoelectronic Devices for Security Applications," Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 103, no. 5, pp. 829-849, 2015.
  3. J. B. Wendt, N. A. Conos, and M. Potkonjak, "Multiple Constant Multiplication Implementations in Near-Threshold Computing Systems," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 1071-1075, 2015.
  4. T. Xu, J. B. Wendt, and M. Potkonjak, "Security of IoT Systems: Design Challenges and Opportunities," IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD), pp. 417-423, 2014.
  5. J. B. Wendt and M. Potkonjak, "Hardware Obfuscation using PUF-based Logic," IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD), pp. 270-277, 2014.
  6. T. Xu, J. B. Wendt, and M. Potkonjak, "Ultra-lightweight Symmetric-key Cipher for Resource Constrained Systems," IEEE Sensors, pp. 1252-1255, 2014.
  7. T. Xu, J. B. Wendt, and M. Potkonjak, "Secure Remote Sensing and Communication using Digital PUFs," ACM/IEEE Symposium on Architectures for Networking and Communications Systems (ANCS), pp. 173-184, 2014.
  8. T. Xu, J. B. Wendt, and M. Potkonjak, "Matched Digital PUFs for Low Power Security in Implantable Medical Devices," IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics (ICHI), pp. 33-38, 2014.
  9. J. B. Wendt, F. Koushanfar, and M. Potkonjak, "Techniques for Foundry Identification," ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC), no. 208, pp. 1-6, 2014.
  10. S. Wei, J. B. Wendt, A. Nahapetian, and M. Potkonjak, "Reverse Engineering and Prevention Techniques for Physical Unclonable Functions Using Side Channels," ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC), no. 90, pp. 1-6, 2014. Nominated for Best Paper Award.
  11. M. Rostami, J. B. Wendt, M. Potkonjak, and F. Koushanfar, "Quo Vadis, PUF? Trends and Challenges of Emerging Physical-Disorder based Security," Design, Automation & Test in Europe (DATE), no. 352, pp. 1-6, 2014.
  12. V. Goudar, J. B. Wendt, M. Potkonjak, Z. Ren, P. Brochu, and Q. Pei, "Leveraging Human Gait Characteristics Towards Self-Sustained Operation of Low-Power Mobile Devices," IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT), pp. 468-473, 2014.
  13. J. B. Wendt and M. Potkonjak, "The Bidirectional Polyomino Partitioned PPUF as a Hardware Security Primitive," IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP), pp. 257-260, 2013.
  14. J. B. Wendt and M. Potkonjak, "Improving Energy Efficiency in Sensing Subsystems via Near-Threshold Computing and Device Aging," IEEE Sensors, pp. 555-558, 2013.
  15. T. Xu, J. B. Wendt, and M. Potkonjak, "Digital Bimodal Function: An Ultra-Low Energy Security Primitive," ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED), pp. 292-297, 2013.
  16. J. B. Wendt, V. Goudar, H. Noshadi, and M. Potkonjak, "Spatiotemporal Assignment of Energy Harvesters on a Self-Sustaining Medical Shoe," IEEE Sensors, pp. 1312-1315, 2012.
  17. J. B. Wendt, S. Meguerdichian, H. Noshadi, and M. Potkonjak, "Semantics-driven Sensor Configuration for Energy Reduction in Medical Sensor Networks," ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED), pp. 303-308, 2012.
  18. J. B. Wendt, S. Meguerdichian, H. Noshadi, and M. Potkonjak, "Energy and Cost Reduction in Localized Multisensory Systems through Application-Driven Compression," Data Compression Conference (DCC), p. 411, 2012.
  19. J. B. Wendt and M. Potkonjak, "Nanotechnology-Based Trusted Remote Sensing," IEEE Sensors, pp. 1213-1216, 2011.
  20. J. B. Wendt and M. Potkonjak, "Medical Diagnostic-Based Sensor Selection," IEEE Sensors, pp. 1507-1510, 2011.

Book Chapters & Miscellaneous Publications

  1. J. B. Wendt, S. Meguerdichian, and M. Potkonjak, "Small is Beautiful and Smart," Telehealthcare Computing and Engineering: Principles and Design, ed. by Fei Hu, pp. 341-358, CRC Press, 2013.
  2. S. Meguerdichian, J. B. Wendt, and M. Potkonjak, "Simultaneous Trust and Privacy in Medical Systems using Public Physical Unclonable Functions," Telehealthcare Computing and Engineering: Principles and Design, ed. by Fei Hu, pp. 679-698, CRC Press, 2013.
  3. J. Wendt, D. D. Oglesby, and E. L. Geist, "Tsunamis and Splay Fault Dynamics," Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 36, no. 15, 2009.

Patents

Service

  • Program Committees
    • Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), Applied Data Science Track. 2018‒2019.
    • Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), Short Paper Track. 2018.
    • Hardware-Oriented Security and Trust conference (HOST). 2016‒2018.
  • Journal Reviews
    • IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing (TETC). 2013, 2015‒2016.
    • IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security (T-IFS). 2012, 2014‒2015.
  • Conference Reviews
    • World Wide Web Conference (WWW). 2016.
    • IEEE GLOBECOM. 2012, 2015.
    • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC). 2014.
    • International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications & Informatics (ICACCI). 2012.
  • Ph.D Graduate Admissions Committee
    • Department of Computer Science, UCLA. 2014‒2017.