Julia Matsieva



University of California, Davis
Ph.D. expected 2017
Computer Science
University of California, Davis
M.S. 2014
Computer Science
Harvey Mudd College
B.S. 2011
Joint Computer Science and Mathematics


Graduate Student Researcher – Computational Biology
University of California, Davis, September 2013-present Teaching Assistant
University of California, Davis, Computer Science Department, W12, F12, W13 Intern – Functional Dependency Analysis for Datalog
LogicBlox, Atlanta, GA, June-August 2012 Graduate Student Researcher –Data and Knowledge Systems Lab
University of California, Davis, September 2011-June 2012 Physics Grader
Harvey Mudd College Physics Department, January 2008-May 2011
Clinic Project Participant – Global Monitoring of Earth Surface Changes
Harvey Mudd College, September 2010-May 2011 Student Researcher – Observationally Cooperative Multithreading
Harvey Mudd College, Computer Science Department, June 2010-May 2011 Software Development Intern
Dreamhost, San Francisco, CA, May-August 2009 Software Development Intern
Affinity Circles, Mountain View, CA, May-August 2008 Freelance Web Developer
San Jose, CA, 2003-2007; 2010-2014 Co-editor; Editor – Spectrum Yearbook
Harvey Mudd College, 2007-2009; 2009-2011


Matsieva J, Kelk S, Scornavacca C, Whidden C, Gusfield D.,
A resolution of the static formulation question for the problem of computing the history bound,
IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 404-417, March-April 1 2017
Trying to Simulate the History Bound by ILP,
Integer Linear Programming in Computational Biology, May 2016
Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing
Matsieva, Julia. A Static Formulation of the History Bound Problem.
UC Davis, 2014.


Committee Member – Student Search Committee
University of California, Davis, Computer Science Department, Feb-April 2017 Circulation/Catalog Volunteer
Lavender Library, Archives, and Cultural Exchange (LLACE)
Sacramento, CA, April 2015-present Veteran Resource Navigator
Southgate Library, Sacramento, CA, January-June 2014


Conference VolunteerProfessional Business Women of California
Moscone Center West, San Francisco, CA, March 28, 2017 Field Assembly VolunteerFRT Sacramento Regional
ARC Pavilion, UC Davis, Davis, CA, March 22, 2017 Volunteer Weather Refuge Center
2107 6th Street, Sacramento, CA, February 21, 2017 Project JudgeNorCal FLL Capital District Championship
Inderkum High School, Sacramento, CA, January 16, 2016 Volunteer – Feast for WEAVE
1215 9th Street, Sacramento, CA, November 1, 2014


Python, Datalog/Prolog, C/C++, Java, Haskell
vim, svn, git, LaTeX
Gurobi, sage, Mathematica
HTML/CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, PHP, MySQL, Perl, django


  • GGCS Graduate Student Fellowship, SQ13
  • Harvey S. Mudd Merit Award, 2007-2011
  • Dean's List, 2008-2011
  • Computer Science Department Honors, 2011
  • Humanities, Social Sciences and the Arts Department Honors, 2011
  • MCM Honorable Mention, 2010

Relevant coursework

  • Algorithms
  • Computer Systems
  • Computer Networks
  • Scientific Computing
  • Graph Theory
  • Real Analysis I and II
  • Algebraic Geometry
  • Abstract Algebra
  • Topics in Advanced Algorithms
  • Topics in Complexity Theory
  • Computability and Logic
  • Programming Languages
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Representation Theory

Irrelevant coursework

  • Theoretical Mechanics
  • General Relativity and Cosmology
  • Quantum Physics
  • Fundamentals of Drawing
  • Beginning Painting
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I can also:
  • do a handstand
  • peel potatoes fast
But I cannot:
  • spell the word 'corollary'