Profs. Lalitha Sankar and Oliver Kosut at Arizona State University are looking for a postdoctoral fellow to work on the topics of privacy and fairness in the context of learning. An ideal candidate will have a PhD in EE or CS with a strong background in information theory and/or learning theory. Familiarity with differential privacy and/or information-theoretic privacy is desirable as the work will explore such connections.
Arizona State University is the largest public school in the United States. Its ECEE department is ranked in the top 25 in the country. It has one of the best power systems programs across the country (and even the world). It also boasts of world-famous faculty in the areas of optimization, communications, signal processing, information theory, and learning theory including Dimitri Bertsekas, Anna Scaglione, Angelia Nedich, Oliver Kosut, Lalitha Sankar, Gautam Dasarathy, Daniel Bliss, Ahmed Alkhateeb, Christ Richmond, to name a few. There is very active research conducted in all these areas and a growing focus on data science, AI, and ML.