Loyola University Maryland

Department of Computer Science

Dr. Sibren Isaacman

Sibren IsaacmanAssociate Professor
Computer Science
Department Donnelly Science, Room 127f

Research Site 

Office Hours

Walk-in or by appointment

Computing Interests

  • Mobile Computing
  • Human Mobility Modeling
  • Delay Tolerant Networking
  • Technology for Developing Regions


  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, 2012
  • M.A., Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, 2009
  • M.Eng., Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, 2006
  • A.B., Physics, Cornell University, 2005

Courses Commonly Taught:

  • CS151 - Introduction to Programming with Python
  • CS366 - Computer Systems
  • CS371 - Computer Engineering I
  • CS403 - Discovering Information in Data
  • CS457 - Introduction to Computer Networks

Selected Publications

  • L. Liu, S. Isaacman, and U. Kremer. 2020. “Global cost/quality management across multiple applications.” 28th ACM Joint Meeting on European Software Engineering Conference and Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (ESEC/FSE 2020), November 2020

  • S. Isaacman, V. Frias-Martinez, E. Frias-Martinez. “Modeling human migration patterns during drought conditions in La Guajira, Colombia.” 1st Annual Conference on Computing for Sustainable Societies, June 2018

  • L. Liu, S. Isaacman, A. Bhattacharjee, U. Kremer, “POSTER: Exploiting Approximations for Energy/Quality Tradeoffs in Service-Based Applications.” 26th International Conference on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques (PACT), Sept 2017

  • S. Isaacman, R. Becker, R. Cáceres, M. Martonosi, J. Rowland, A. Varshavsky, W. Willinger. "Human Mobility Modeling via Synthetic Call Detail Records." 10th International Conference on Mobile System, Applications, and Services (MobiSys 2012), June 2012, Lake District, UK S. Isaacman, M. Martonosi. "Low-Infrastructure Methods to Improve Internet Access for Mobile Users in Emerging Regions." 20th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2011), March 2011, Hyderabad, India.

  • S. Isaacman, R. Becker, R. Cáceres, S. Kobourov, M. Martonosi, J. Rowland, A. Varshavsky. "Identifying Important Places in People's Lives from Cellular Network Data." 9th International Conference on Pervasive Computing (Pervasive 2011), June 2011, San Francisco, USA

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