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Aleksandra Korolova

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WiSE Gabilan Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Education

  • PhD, Computer Science, Stanford University
  • Bachelors, Mathematics with Computer Science, MIT



Biography


I am a WiSE Gabilan Assistant Professor of Computer Science at USC. Previously, I was a Research Scientist at Google. I received my Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University, where I was a Cisco Systems Stanford Graduate Fellow advised by Prof. Rajeev Motwani and Prof. Ashish Goel. My Ph.D. thesis focused on protecting privacy when mining and sharing user data, and has been recognized by 2011-2012 Arthur L. Samuel Thesis Award for the best Ph.D. thesis in the Computer Science department at Stanford. During my graduate studies I was fortunate to intern at Microsoft Research Search Labs, Facebook, Yahoo! Research, and PARC.

Research Summary


My research interests are in data privacy, privacy-preserving algorithms and technologies; big data applications; and large-scale data mining of social and information networks.

Awards


  • 2011 Co-Winner of the PET Award for Outstanding Research in Privacy Enhancing Technologies
  • 2012 Stanford University Arthur L. Samuel Thesis Award
Departments
  • Computer Science

Office
  • SAL 206
  • Henry Salvatori Computer Science Center
  • 941 Bloom Walk, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Phone
  • (650) 796-4536

Email
  • korolova@usc.edu


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