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Mahnush Movahedi

Research Scientist

I am a research scientist at Facebook in the Statistics & Privacy team. Before joining Facebook, I was a senior research scientist at Dfinity, working on Dfinitie’s consensus protocol, its white-paper security proofs, and privacy-preserving blockchain. I was a postdoctoral associate in computer science at Yale and earned a PhD and an MS degree in computer science from the University of New Mexico, USA. My research focus is on secure computation, privacy-preserving protocols, decentralization, and scalable secure distributed algorithms.

Interests

Secure multiparty computation, secure distributed protocols, private computation, consensus protocols, block chain

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Latest Publications

CODE - November 20, 2020

Privacy-Preserving Randomized Controlled Trials: A Protocol for Industry Scale Deployment (Extended Abstract)

Mahnush Movahedi, Benjamin M. Case, Andrew Knox, Li Li, Yiming Paul Li, Sanjay Saravanan, Shubho Sengupta, Erik Taubeneck