Mahdi Cheraghchi is a postdoctoral fellow at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab at MIT. Previously, he held similar positions at the Computer Science Department of Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Texas at Austin. He obtained his PhD and MSc in computer science from EPFL in Switzerland in 2010 and 2005, respectively, and his BSc in computer engineering from Sharif University of Technology, in Iran, in 2004. His research interests include the interconnections between coding theory and theoretical computer science, sparse recovery and high-dimensional geometry, information-theoretic privacy and security, and approximation algorithms.
- Information Theory, Spring 2015. Qualcomm Research Fellow.