Personal Website of Kai Mast
I am a Ph.D. student in Computer Science at Cornell University. I live in the wonderful Ithaca, NY and am advised by Gün Sirer. My committee further comprises Ross Tate and Michael Macy. I am a member of the initiative for cryptocurrencies and contracts (IC3).
Contact me for a more detailed CV or if you want to chat. My preferred gender pronouns are he/him.
As you may know, email security is pretty broken. So I prefer to communicate over end-to-end encrypted channels. My PGP key has the following fingerprint: CC4C B973 F3BB CB09 CA05 D4A9 A539 0769 355D E304
Yongren Shi, Kai Mast, Ingmar Weber, Agrippa Kellum, and Michael Macy.
Cultural fault lines and political polarization.
In Proceedings of the 2017 ACM on Web Science Conference,
WebSci '17, pages 213--217, New York, NY, USA, 2017. ACM.
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Keywords: culture, networks, polarization, social media
|||Sergey Legtchenko, Hugh Williams, Kaveh Razavi, Austin Donnelly, Richard Black, Andrew Douglas, Nathanael Cheriere, Daniel Fryer, Kai Mast, Angela Demke Brown, et al. Understanding rack-scale disaggregated storage. 2017. [ bib ]|
- Ph.D. in Computer Science @ Cornell University (ongoing)
- B.S. in Software Engineering @ University of Bamberg
- Systems Lab, Cornell (ongoing)
- Social Dynamics Lab, Cornell (ongoing)
- Systems & Networks Group, MSR Cambridge (Summer 2016)
- Research and Development, Intel Mobile Communications (2014)
- Computer Networks Lab, Uni Bamberg (2012-2014)
- Institute for Theoretical Psychology, Uni Bamberg (2011-2012)
- Siemens Healthcare (2013)
- Elektrobit Automotive (2012-2013)
Outreach and Volunteering
- Expand Your Horizon (2016)
- Computer Science Teacher, Belle Sherman Elementary School (2014)
- Student Representative, Uni Bamberg (2011-2014)
- Zivildienst, Elementary and Middle School Hirschaid (2010-2011)
- CS 4410: Operating Systems, Fall 2015, Spring 2017
- CS 4320: Database Systems, Fall 2014
- Datenkommunikation (Computer Networks), Fall 2013
Awards and Recognition
- Outstanding TA Award, Spring 2017
- The CS department relies on me for their caffeine needs, for I am the espresso czar.
- I ran for a public office once in Germany (as a candidate of the Pirate Party).
- I live in a wonderful cooperative house with other students and Ithaca locals.
- When I don't spend hours in front of the computer, I like to plant vegetables, do Yoga, and occasionally rock climb.