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My former PhD student Nika Haghtalab (co-advised with Avrim Blum) won the SCS Distinguished Dissertation Award, given annually for the best PhD thesis in the School of Computer Science. Her thesis is entitled “Foundation of Machine Learning, by the People, for the People.”

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March 7th, 2019

Gerdus Benade to join Boston University

Congratulations to Gerdus Benade for accepting a faculty position at Boston University! He will join the Questrom School of Business at […]

January 7th, 2019

Bloomberg Opinion

My piece about the “tragedy of the commons” playing out in AI research appeared today in Bloomberg Opinion. The plan […]

October 31st, 2018

Nika Haghtalab wins the SCS Distinguished Dissertation Award

My former PhD student Nika Haghtalab (co-advised with Avrim Blum) won the SCS Distinguished Dissertation Award, given annually for the […]

August 27th, 2018

AAAI Council

I was elected to a 3-year term on the Executive Council of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence […]

June 14th, 2018

Nika Haghtalab to join Cornell University

Congratulations to Nika Haghtalab for accepting a faculty position at Cornell University! She will join Cornell as Assistant Professor of […]

June 13th, 2018

ICAPS-18 best paper

Our paper “The Provable Virtue of Laziness in Motion Planning” has been selected to receive the best paper award at […]

April 5th, 2018

Guggenheim Fellowship

I am honored to have been named a Guggenheim fellow, together with 172 other scholars, artists, and scientists.

February 16th, 2018

Op-ed in the Washington Post

An op-ed that I wrote with Wes Pegden was published by the Washington Post. We discuss our cake-cutting-inspired redistricting protocol, […]

November 3rd, 2017

Recent press: solution for gerrymandering

In a new paper with Wes Pegden and Dingli Yu, we propose a political redistricting protocol with provable guarantees. This […]

October 19th, 2017

Recent press: ethical decision making

Our new paper, A Voting-Based System for Ethical Decision Making, is the topic of a nice story by Jon Christian […]