Mark Bun

Assistant Professor

  • Title Assistant Professor
  • Office MCS 114
  • Phone (617) 353-8919
  • Education PhD, Harvard

Mark Bun focuses on theoretical computer science, including data privacy, computational complexity, cryptography, and the foundations of machine learning. He uses polynomials (continuous functions) to investigate fundamental properties of Boolean (discrete) functions and has also developed new algorithms and lower bound techniques for differentially private data analysis. He spent the 2018–2019 academic year at the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing at UC Berkeley and joined BU as a tenure-track assistant professor in July 2019.

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