Mahbod Majid

I am a second year MMath CS student in the Algorithms and Complexity group at University of Waterloo. I am fortunate to be advised by Gautam Kamath.

Google Scholar


Efficient Mean Estimation with Pure Differential Privacy via a Sum-of-Squares Exponential Mechanism. Samuel B. Hopkins, Gautam Kamath, Mahbod Majid. STOC 2022. arxiv video

> Presented at FORC 2022, non-archival track.


Fields Institute, workshop Differential Privacy and Statistical Data Analysis, July 2022

Harvard University, symposium Foundations of Responsible Computing, June 2022

University of Toronto, theory seminar, April 2022

Microsoft Research, colloquium, February 2022

University of Waterloo, student seminar, November 2021


Currently I am supported by a Graduate Excellence Award in Computer Science, a David R. Cheriton Graduate Scholarship, and a Waterloo CPI Cybersecurity and Privacy Excellence Graduate Scholarship.


DC 2569, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science
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