Gautam Kamath

Gautam Kamath

Professor of Computer Science

University of Waterloo

Gautam Kamath is an assistant professor at University of Waterloo’s Cheriton School of Computer Science. His research interests include statistics and machine learning, with a focus on settings which are common in modern data analysis, including privacy, robustness, and high-dimensional data. He leads The Salon, which studies Statistics, Algorithms, Learning, and Optimization.


  • Statistics
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Privacy
  • Robustness


  • PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 2018

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • SM in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 2014

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • BSc in Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2012

    Cornell University