Carnegie Mellon University

Giulia Fanti

Giulia Fanti

Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Giulia Fanti is an assistant professor of ECE at Carnegie Mellon University, with a focus on privacy-preserving technologies. She obtained her Ph.D. in EECS from U.C. Berkeley, and her B.S. in ECE from Olin College of Engineering in 2010. She is a recipient of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, as well as a Best Paper Award at ACM Sigmetrics 2015 for her work on anonymous rumor spreading, in collaboration with Peter Kairouz, Sewoong Oh and Pramod Viswanath.


U.C. Berkeley

B.S., 2010
Olin College of Engineering



  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Privacy & anonymity
  • Machine learning

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