Aaron Roth

Professor, University of Pennsylvania

Aaron Roth is the Class of 1940 Bicentennial Term Associate Professor of Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, is affiliated with the Warren Center for Network and Data Science and co-directs  the Networked and Social Systems Engineering (NETS) program. He is the recipient of a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) awarded by President Obama in 2016, an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, an NSF CAREER award, and research awards from Amazon, Google, and Yahoo.  His research focuses on algorithms and machine learning and specifically their intersections with issues of privacy, fairness, and game theory. Together with Cynthia Dwork, he is the author of the book “The Algorithmic Foundations of Differential Privacy,” and, he coauthored with Michael Kearns  “The Ethical Algorithm.” forthcoming by Oxford University Press.