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Divya Sharma
PhD Candidate, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University

I obtained my PhD and Masters in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University where I was primarily affiliated with Cylab, CMU Security and Privacy Institute. My advisor was Anupam Datta. My dissertation focused on defining accountability (blame assignment for violations) in interaction-based systems. I worked at the intersection of security and privacy, computer science and analytical philosophy.

I am broadly interested in security and privacy, user experience, causality, accountability, data analysis, applied machine learning and human-computer interaction [Resume]. A more detailed CV can be found here.

I am currently working as a Technology Associate at Thomson Reuters. The Technology Associate Program at Thomson Reuters is a highly selective rotational program for PhDs, focused on innovation and technology leadership. My first rotation was with the Research and Development team, where I used applied machine learning techniques for understanding user bases on social media. I am currently working with the Technology Strategy team on operationalizing the principles for 'privacy by design'.

Prior to joining Carnegie Mellon, I completed my Bachelors in Electronics and Electrical Communication at PEC University of Technology (formerly Punjab Engineering College), Chandigarh, India.

Contact

E-mail: divyasha AT alumni.cmu.edu
https://www.linkedin.com/in/divyasharma13