Kira Goldner

Columbia University
Research Fellow
Dates of Visit: Aug. 21Oct. 4, 2019

Kira Goldner is a postdoctoral researcher at Columbia University hosted by Tim Roughgarden in the Computer Science department. Specifically, she is an NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellow and a Data Science Institute Postdoctoral Fellow.  She received her PhD in computer science and engineering from the University of Washington under the advisement of Anna Karlin, during which she was been supported by a 2017-19 Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship and a 2016-17 Google Anita Borg Scholarship. Her research is in algorithmic mechanism design, with work ranging from relaxing traditional behavioral and informational assumptions, maximizing revenue in settings motivated by practice, and applying mechanism design to social good.  Kira is also a co-founder of the Mechanism Design for Social Good (MD4SG) initiative.

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