Hector Garcia-Molina
Office: Gates Building, Room 434
Office Hours: Mon & Wed, 11:00am - 12:00noon

Course Assistant

Lin Huang
Office: Clark Center, S250
Office Hours: Tue & Thu, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Vasilis Verroios
Office: Gates Building, Room 432
Office Hours: Mon & Wed, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Administrative Assistant

Marianne Siroker
Phone: (650) 723-0872
Office: Gates Building, Room 435


Office hours: Office hours are held at the above-stated times or by appointment. To set up an appointment please email Hector or Lin or Vasilis directly.

Email announcements: Registered students should receive automatically all course announcements to their Stanford email account. If you are not registered and wish to receive the course announcements by email please send us a short request.

Questions about the material/Other inquiries: All inquiries should be sent to This is the fastest (and preferred) way of reaching the course staff.

Piazza: We use Piazza for discussion this quarter. Log in and join Piazza CS347

Newsgroup: We are not going to monitor the newsgroup