Gautam Kamath

Gautam Kamath

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

University of Waterloo

Le Salonneur

Gautam Kamath is an assistant professor at University of Waterloo’s Cheriton School of Computer Science. His research interests include statistics and machine learning, with a focus on settings which are common in modern data analysis, including privacy, robustness, and high-dimensional data. He leads The Salon, which studies Statistics, Algorithms, Learning, and Optimization.

Interests

  • Statistics
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Privacy
  • Robustness

Education

  • PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 2018

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • SM in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 2014

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • BSc in Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2012

    Cornell University

Vikrant Singhal

Vikrant Singhal

Postdoctoral Fellow

University of Waterloo

Postdoctoral Researcher

Vikrant Singhal is a postdoctoral fellow at University of Waterloo’s Cheriton School of Computer Science. His research interests include statistics and machine learning, with a focus towards data privacy. His non-research interests include motorsport, soccer, anime, and music.

Interests

  • Statistics
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Privacy

Education

  • PhD in Computer Science, 2021

    Northeastern University

  • MS in Computer Science, 2018

    Northeastern University

  • BS in Computer Science, 2016

    University of Southern California

Alex Bie

Alex Bie

MMath Computer Science Student

University of Waterloo

Graduate Researcher

Alex Bie is a student in the MMath Computer Science program at the University of Waterloo. He is interested in privacy and fairness in machine learning.

Interests

  • Privacy
  • Fairness

Education

  • BMath in Computer Science, 2021

    University of Waterloo

Christian Covington

Christian Covington

MMath Computer Science Student

University of Waterloo

Graduate Researcher

Christian Covington is a student in the MMath Computer Science program at University of Waterloo’s Cheriton School of Computer Science, co-advised with Xi He. His research interests include statistical validity in adaptive data analysis settings and statistical data privacy.

Interests

  • Statistical Validity
  • Data Privacy
  • Robustness

Education

  • BA in Statistical Science, 2016

    Cornell University

Mahbod Majid

Mahbod Majid

MMath Computer Science Student

University of Waterloo

Graduate Researcher

Mahbod Majid is a student in the MMath Computer Science program at University of Waterloo’s Cheriton School of Computer Science. His research interests include private and robust statistics.

Interests

  • Private Statistics
  • Robust Statistics

Education

  • BS in Computer Engineering, 2020

    Sharif University of Technology

Argyris Mouzakis

Argyris Mouzakis

PhD Computer Science Student

University of Waterloo

Graduate Researcher

Argyris Mouzakis is a student in the Computer Science PhD program at the University of Waterloo. His research interests broadly lie at the intersection of Theoretical Computer Science and Probability & Statistics.

Interests

  • Machine Learning Theory
  • Algorithmic Statistics
  • Privacy
  • Applied Probability

Education

  • Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2019

    National Technical University of Athens

Matthew Regehr

Matthew Regehr

MMath Computer Science Student

University of Waterloo

Graduate Researcher

Matthew Regehr is a student in the MMath Computer Science program at the University of Waterloo. He has research experience in reinforcement learning and is excited to begin exploring privacy and fairness in machine learning.

Interests

  • Machine Learning
  • Privacy
  • Reinforcement Learning

Education

  • BSc with Honors in Computing Science, 2021

    University of Alberta

Sourav Biswas

Sourav Biswas

BMath Computer Science & BBA Finance Student

University of Waterloo

Undergraduate Researcher

Sourav Biswas is an undergraduate researcher at University of Waterloo’s Cheriton School of Computer Science. His research interests include machine learning, computer vision and statistics, with a focus on applications in autonomous vehicles, finance, and sports. He has past experience as a quantitative analyst and software engineer.

Interests

  • Statistics
  • Machine Learning
  • Computer Vision
  • Data Privacy

Education

  • BMath in Computer Science, 2022 (Expected)

    University of Waterloo

  • BBA in Finance, 2022 (Expected)

    Wilfrid Laurier University

Jimmy Di

Jimmy Di

BMath in Computer Science Student

University of Waterloo

Undergraduate Researcher

Jimmy Di is an undergraduate student at University of Waterloo with a major in Computer Science and minor in Physics. His research interests include privacy and robustness in the context of machine learning.

Interests

  • Machine Learning
  • Privacy
  • Robustness

Education

  • BMath in Computer Science, 2022 (Expected)

    University of Waterloo

Xingtu Liu

Xingtu Liu

BMath Student

University of Waterloo

Undergraduate Researcher

Xingtu Liu is an undergraduate student at University of Waterloo with a major in Computer Science and minors in Pure Math and Statistics. His research interests include deep learning, statistics, and optimization.

Interests

  • Deep Learning Theory
  • Machine Learning
  • Statistics
  • Optimization

Education

  • BMath in Computer Science, 2021 (Expected)

    University of Waterloo

Nicholas Vadivelu

Nicholas Vadivelu

BMath Computer Science & Statistics Student

University of Waterloo

Undergraduate Researcher

Nicholas Vadivelu is a student and undergraduate researcher at the University of Waterloo. His research interests include machine learning, statistics, and programming languages.

Interests

  • Machine Learning
  • Statistics
  • Programming Languages

Education

  • BMath in Computer Science & Statistics (Double Major), 2022 (Expected)

    University of Waterloo

Landy Xu

Landy Xu

BMath Computer Science & Statistics student

University of Waterloo

Undergraduate Researcher

Landy Xu is an undergrduate researcher at Unveristy of Waterloo’s Cheriton School of Computer Science. Her research interests include machine learning, data privacy and statistics.

Interests

  • Machine Learning
  • Data Privacy
  • Statistics
  • Programming

Education

  • BMath in Computer Science & Statistics, 2022 (Expected)

    Unversity of Waterloo

Shubhankar Mohapatra

Shubhankar Mohapatra

PhD Computer Science Student

University of Waterloo

Affiliated Researcher

Shubhankar Mohapatra is a PhD student at University of Waterloo’s Cheriton School of Computer Science supervised by Xi He. His research interests include differentially private learning, federated learning with a focus on data cleaning and health informatics.

Interests

  • Data Privacy
  • Machine Learning
  • Federated Learning
  • Data Cleaning

Education

  • MMath in Computer Science, 2020

    University of Waterloo

  • BTech in Computer Science Engineering, 2016

    IIIT Bhubaneswar

Pranav Subramani

Pranav Subramani

MMath Data Science Student

University of Waterloo

Affiliated Researcher

Pranav Subramani is a student in the MMath Data Science at the University Of Waterloo. His focus is on probabilistic programming and Bayesian inference, and he is interested in differential privacy and adversarial robustness.

Interests

  • Probabilistic Programming
  • Bayesian Inference
  • Differential Privacy
  • Adversarial Robustness

Education

  • BMath in Computer Science, 2020

    University of Waterloo

  • BMath in Combinatorics and Optimization, 2020

    University of Waterloo

Linfeng Ye

Linfeng Ye

MEng Electrical and Computer Engineering student

University of Waterloo

Affiliated Researcher

Linfeng Ye is a Master of Engineering student in University of Waterloo’s Electrical and Computer Engineering department. His research interests include computer vision, optimization, and machine learning.

Interests

  • Computer Vision
  • Optimization
  • Machine Learning

Education

  • B.E in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2020

    Xi'an University of Science and Technology

Alumni

  • Ishaq Aden-Ali, Affiliated Researcher (July 2020 - September 2020), now PhD student at UC Berkeley
  • Pranav Subramani, Undegraduate Researcher (September 2019 - June 2020), now Master’s Student at University of Waterloo
  • Vikrant Singhal, Visiting Researcher (September 2019 - December 2019), now PhD student at Northeastern University