Sepideh Mahabadi, Ph.D.

Sepideh Mahabadi is a postdoctoral research scientist with an appointment at the Simons Collaboration on Algorithms and Geometry based at Columbia University, working with Alexandr Andoni. She received her Ph.D. in computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2017, under the supervision of Piotr Indyk.

Her doctoral thesis was titled “Sublinear algorithms for massive data problems,” which is also her main research focus. More broadly, she is interested in high-dimensional geometry, and in particular, proximity search, streaming algorithms, sublinear time algorithms and graph algorithms.

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