Shaddin Dughmi

Associate Professor
Theory Group
Department of Computer Science
University of Southern California

Short Bio: Shaddin Dughmi is an Associate 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.

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Office Hours: by appointment.
Office Address: SAL 234, 941 Bloom Walk, Los Angeles, CA 90089.

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When I'm not working, I like to play competitive beach volleyball in or around the south bay area of LA. 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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