Aaron Roth

University of Pennsylvania

Aaron Roth

Aaron Roth is the class of 1940 Bicentennial Term Associate Professor of Computer and Information Science at the University of Pennsylvania computer science department, associated with the theory group, PRiML (Penn Research in Machine Learning) the Warren Center for Network and Data Sciences, and is co-director of the program in Networked and Social Systems Engineering. Roth is also affiliated with the AMCS program (Applied Mathematics and Computational Science). He spent a year as a postdoc at Microsoft Research New England. Before that, Aaron Roth received his PhD from Carnegie Mellon University, where he was fortunate to have been advised by Avrim Blum. Roth’s main interests are in algorithms and machine learning, specifically in the areas of private data analysis, fairness in machine learning, game theory and mechanism design, and learning theory. Aaron Roth is the recipient of a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, an NSF CAREER award, a Google Faculty Research Award, and a Yahoo Academic Career Enhancement award.

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