Aaron Roth

Professor Aaron Roth

Department of the Computer Science

Website: https://www.cis.upenn.edu/~aaroth/

Aaron Roth is a professor of Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, affiliated with the Warren Center for Network and Data Science, and co-director of the Networked and Social Systems Engineering (NETS) program. Previously, he received his PhD from Carnegie Mellon University and spent a year as a postdoctoral researcher at Microsoft Research New England. His research focuses on the algorithmic foundations of data privacy, algorithmic fairness, game theory and mechanism design, learning theory, and the intersections of these topics. Together with Cynthia Dwork, he is the author of the book “The Algorithmic Foundations of Differential Privacy.” Together with Michael Kearns, he is the author of “The Ethical Algorithm”. Students and Postdocs working on fairness: Chris Jung, Saeed Sharifi-Malvajerdi, Varun Gupta, Travis Dick, and Juba Ziani