Short Bio: Shaddin Dughmi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at USC, where he is a member of the Theory Group. He received a B.S. in computer science, summa cum laude, from Cornell University in 2004, and a PhD in computer science from Stanford University in 2011. He is a recipient of the NSF CAREER award, the Arthur L. Samuel best doctoral thesis award, and the ACM EC best student paper award.
Research interests: Algorithms, optimization, game theory, mechanism design / auction theory.
Email: "first name"@usc.edu
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Most of my spare time is spent playing competitive beach volleyball. You can usually find me at major CBVA tournaments in the greater LA area, or training for upcoming tournaments on the various beaches of the south bay. In the past, I have also dabbled in boxing, table tennis, and various martial arts, though who really has the time anymore.
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