Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94704
Junior Fellow (on leave)
Society of Fellows
Cambridge, MA 02138
I am an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley and a Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows. My research is broadly in the fields of algorithms and artificial intelligence, with a focus on inequality and distributive justice concerns. I am serving as a Program Co-Chair for the inaugural ACM Conference on Equity and Access in Algorithms, Mechanisms, and Optimization (EAAMO '21) and co-organize the MD4SG research initiative.
Selected Upcoming / Recent Talks
Canadian Mathematical Society, Winter Meeting. Plenary Lecture
Roles for Computing in Social Change
Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences Annual Meeting (INFORMS '21). Keynote
Algorithms and Social Service Provisions
International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM '21). Keynote
Technical and Humanistic Perspectives on Data Inequalities
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Quant Seminar
Modeling the Impact of Shocks on Poverty
Educational Testing Services (ETS)
Measurement, Machine Learning, and Education Inequity
32nd Stony Brook International Conference on Game Theory (link). Invited Speaker
An Algorithmic Study of Saving Circles
Thank you for your interest in my group. I will keep this page up-to-date with available positions.
Prospective Postdoctoral Fellows: I am not actively recruiting postdoctoral fellows. However, if there is an exceptionally good research fit with my group, please feel free to send an email with your CV/resume and a short paragraph highlighting research fit. Priority will be given to candidates through the Berkeley Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, BIDS Data Science Fellowship Program, Miller Institute, and the Simons Institute, as these programs become available.
Prospective Graduate Students: I will be accepting graduate students applying during the 2021/22 academic cycle. If you are interested in my research, you can list me as a faculty of interest in your application. I will read all such applications and will conduct interviews in January 2022. However, I will not be holding any informational meetings ahead of the interview cycle. If you have any questions about admissions, please visit this page and send your questions to the contact information there.
Research Assistant, Visiting, or Intern Positions: I currently do not have any positions available in my group.
LA County Homelessness Prevention Unit (CPL). 2021 --
Technical Advisory Board Member
AAAS Advisory Committee on AI & the Judiciary. 2021 --
Advisory Group Member
National Institute of Health (NIH), Advisory Committee to the Director Working Group on AI. 2019.
Working group report approved by the Advisory Committee to the Director.
Research Opportunity Announcement for Data Generation Projects for the Bridge to Artificial Intelligence Program, based on working group recommendations.