Mahdi Cheraghchi

pronounced as "MA-hdee CHE-rug-CHEE"
(IPA: /m'æhdiː t͡ʃɛɹɑːɣt͡ʃ'iː/)

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2260 Hayward St., Room 3603
Department of EECS
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Phone: +1 (734) 763-9165
Fax: +1 (734) 763-1260

I'm an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the EECS Department of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Previously, I have been on the faculty of the Department of Computing, Imperial College London (where I maintain an Honorary Senior Lecturer position), a Qualcomm Research Fellow at the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing of U.C. Berkeley and post-doctoral scholar at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (hosted by Piotr Indyk), Computer Science Department of the Carnegie Mellon University (hosted by Venkatesan Guruswami) and the University of Texas at Austin (hosted by David Zuckerman).

Post-doctoral opportunity: Our CS theory group at the University of Michigan CSE invites applications for a postdoctoral position beginning September, 2021. The position will have an initial appointment for one year, but may be extended depending on circumstances. For full consideration, please submit a CV and research statement before January 10, 2021 to Feel free to contact me (or other theory group members aligned with your research) for any inquiries.

Prospective students: I'm always looking for motivated Ph.D. students with strong math background. If you are a prospective student interested in theoretical computer science, information and coding theory, privacy or related subjects (see my interests below), contact me and describe your background and goals. Apply to our graduate program here, and mention my name as your potential advisor in your application. I stand against application fees and offer assistance to (unfortunately a limited number of) applicants in need.
I received my PhD in Computer Science from EPFL, Switzerland, where I worked as a research assistant in the Laboratory of Algorithms (ALGO) under supervision of Amin Shokrollahi.

I'm mainly interested in Theoretical Computer Science, or more specifically: Some random links:
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The local "date" in Iran is now  ! (Thanks to my old friend Mahmood for the conversion script.)

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