- (12/13/18) I will be giving a talk during the Simons Institute Data Privacy Boot Camp on January 29, 2019.
- (12/10/18) I will be giving a talk at Caltech's Mathematics of Information Seminar on January 22, 2019.
- (11/27/18) New paper (The Structure of Optimal Private Tests for Simple Hypotheses) posted to arXiv.
- (11/13/18) One paper (Sever: A Robust Meta-Algorithm for Stochastic Optimization) to be presented at SECML 2018, oral presentation.
- (11/2/18) Video of my talk today on Realizing Robustness is available.
- (10/25/18) I will be giving a talk on Realizing Robustness at the Simons Institute workshop on Robust and High-Dimensional Statistics on November 2.
- (9/27/18) One paper (Anaconda: A Non-Adaptive Conditional Sampling Algorithm for Distribution Testing) accepted to SODA 2019.
- (9/3/18) I was recognized as one of the 30% highest-scoring reviewers for NeurIPS 2018.
- (8/31/18) My Ph.D. thesis on Modern Challenges in Distribution Testing is complete and submitted! Besides my own work, it should serve a s a good survey of recent works in the field.
- (8/22/18) Two papers (1, 2) to be presented at TPDP 2 018.
- (8/17/18) I gave a talk at the Workshop on Computational Efficiency and High-Dimensional Robust Statistics. Slides from my talk a re available here.
- (7/17/18) New paper (Anaconda: A Non-Adaptive Conditional Sampling Algorithm for Distribution Testing) posted to arXiv.
- (6/19/18) I have been named a Microsoft Research Fellow during my Simons-Berkeley Research Fellowship at the Simons Institute.
- (6/18/18) I successfully defended my PhD thesis! Video of the defense is available here.
- (5/11/18) One paper (INSPECTRE: Privately Estimating the Unseen) accepted to ICML 2018.
- (5/3/18) Video from my talk at the BIRS Workshop on Mathematical Foundations of Data Privacy is now available here.
- (5/1/18) New paper (Privately Learning High-Dimensional Distributions) posted to arXiv.
- (5/1/18) One paper (Actively Avoiding Nonsense in Generative Models) accepted to COLT 2018.
- (4/27/18) Video from my talk at the CRM workshop on Modern Challenges in Learning Theory is now available here.
- (4/20/18) I will join the University of Waterloo's Cheriton School of Computer Science in July 2019!
- (4/20/18) I will be a Simons-Berkeley Research Fellow at the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing for the Fall 2018 semester program on Foundations of Data Science and the Spring 2019 semester program on Data Privacy: Foundations and Applications.
- (4/12/18) I will be attending a BIRS workshop on Mathematical Foundations of Data Privacy from April 29, 2018 to May 4, 2018.
- (4/11/18) I gave a talk at MIT's LIDS and Stats tea on April 11, 2018.
- (3/31/18) I will be giving an invited talk at a workshop on Modern Challenges of Learning Theory on April 26, 2018.
- (3/23/18) I gave an invited talk at CISS 2018 on March 23, 2018, in a session organized by Jiantao Jiao and Tsachy Weissman.
- (3/15/18) Code for Being Robust (in High Dimensions) Can Be Practical posted to GitHub.
- (3/8/18) Code for Concentration of Multilinear Functions of the Ising Model with Applicati ons to Network Data posted to GitHub.
- (3/7/18) New paper (Sever: A Robust Meta-Algorithm for Stochastic Optimization) posted to arXiv.
- (3/1/18) New paper (INSPECTRE: Privately Estimating the Unseen) posted to arXiv.
- (2/16/18) Code for INSPECTRE posted to GitHub.
- (2/23/18) I will be attending a workshop on Computational Efficiency & High-Dimensional Robust Statistics from August 13-17, 2018 .
- (2/20/18) New paper (Actively Avoiding Nonsense in Generative Models) posted to arXiv.
- (2/16/18) Code for Priv'IT posted to GitHub.
- (2/15/18) I will be giving a talk at the Boston University Computer Science Seminar on February 21, 2018.
- (1/5/18) I will be giving a talk at the University of Waterloo Computer Science Seminar on February 1, 2018.
- (1/5/18) I will be giving a talk at the McGill Computer Science Seminar on February 5, 2018.
- (11/2/17) A Chasm Between Identity and Equivalence Testing with Conditional Queries to appear in the journal Theory of Computing (previously in RA NDOM 2015).
- (10/31/17) I will be giving a talk at the Boston University Theory Seminar on November 17, 2017.
- (9/29/17) Three papers (1, 2, and 3) accepted to SO DA 2018.
- (9/26/17) I will be giving a talk at Cornell Theory Tea on September 28, 2017.
- (9/20/17) I will be giving a talk at the McMaster University Computing and Software Department Seminar on October 5, 2017.
- (9/14/17) I will be giving a talk at the MIT Theory Lunch on October 26, 2017.
- (9/14/17) I will be be giving a talk on distribution testing at the UMass Amherst Theory Seminar on October 24, 2017.
- (9/7/17) Clément Canonne and I are organizing a workshop on frontiers in distribution testing at FOCS 2017, on October 14, 2017.
- (9/4/17) One paper (Concentration of Multilinear Functions of the Ising Model with Applications to Network Data) accepted to NIPS 2017.
- (8/1/17) I will be be giving a talk on distribution testing at the Cornell Theory Seminar on September 25, 2017.