Differential Privacy – Lecture 1


December 18, 2012



Cynthia Dwork

Cynthia Dwork is a theoretical computer scientist, best known for her work in cryptography, distributed computing, and the computational approach to fighting spam. After fifteen years at the IBM Almaden Research Center, she became Staff Fellow at the Compaq Systems Research Center in ‘00, leaving to join MSR in ‘01. Cynthia has also been a consulting professor at Stanford since ‘96, and has taught at Berkeley and the University of Siena. Her recent research efforts have been in data privacy and internet mathematics.