May 27, 1966 |
Berkeley, California, United States
|Institutions||Carnegie Mellon University|
|Alma mater||Massachusetts Institute of Technology|
|Doctoral advisor||Ron Rivest|
|Doctoral students||Prasad Chalasani
Adam Tauman Kalai
Avrim Blum (born 27 May 1966) is a prominent computer scientist. In 2007, he was made a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery "for contributions to learning theory and algorithms." Blum attended MIT, where he received his Ph.D. in 1991 under professor Ron Rivest. Since 1991 he has been a professor of computer science at Carnegie Mellon University.