Uthaipon (Tao) Tantipongpipat wins the 2020 ACO Outstanding Student Prize

Congratulations to Uthaipon (Tao) Tantipongpipat, the winner of the 2020 ACO Outstanding Student Prize! This prize recognizes: his overall research contributions, spanning all three components of ACO, including his work on algorithmic foundations of experimental design, fairness in machine learning algorithms, and differential privacy; his scientific leadership and collaborative attitude; and the quality and breadth of his research.

We'll have a (virtual) ceremony soon to present Tao with a diploma and a cash award. Tao has joined the ML group (META) at Twitter Cortex after graduation.

Congratulations also to the advisor, Mohit Singh! And thanks to the prize selection committee for their hard work: Greg Blekherman (Chair), Rachel Cummings and Dana Randall.