I'm excited about understanding the interaction between privacy and machine learning.

– Jonathan Ullman, Core Faculty, EAI

Jonathan Ullman is an associate professor at the Khoury College of Computer Sciences, and he is a member of the Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute. He is also a member of Northeastern’s Computer Science Theory group.

Ullman’s research explores how to use data robustly, reliably, and responsibly, focusing on data privacy and preventing false discovery in the empirical sciences. Through a mix of tools from algorithms, cryptography, security, machine learning, and statistics, he addresses questions that will be critical for real-world systems. 

Ullman has earned a National Science Foundation CAREER Award, a Google Research Award, and the Ruth and Joel Spira Outstanding Teacher Award. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Princeton University and a doctoral degree from Harvard University.