About Me

About Me

Hi, I'm Rohin! I'm a 4th year PhD student in Computer Science at UC Berkeley, and recently started working at the Center for Human-Compatible AI. I am involved in Effective Altruism (EA), a social movement comprised of people trying to use their time and money to do the most good. I was co-president of EA Berkeley for 2015-16, and ran EA UW during 2016-17. Out of concern for animal welfare, I am almost vegan. The best way to contact me is by emailing me at rohinmshah@gmail.com.

My general interests are very broad -- I'm interested in AI, machine learning, programming languages, complexity theory, algorithms, security, quantum computing, you name it. However, I think that it is really important for us to build safe, aligned AI, and so my research focuses on addressing that. Currently, I am working on practical algorithms for inverse reinforcement learning that take into account the systematic cognitive biases that humans have.

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