Ronitt Rubinfeld

Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Ronitt Rubinfeld is the Edwin Sibley Webster Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT and a principal investigator at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. Her research focuses on the theory of computation, including randomized and sublinear time algorithms, and understanding how to extract information from a small portion of a large dataset. Before coming to MIT, Rubinfeld was a computer science professor at Cornell University, a senior research scientist at NEC Research Laboratories, and a Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Rubinfeld earned a BSE in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Michigan, and a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. She was a postdoc at Princeton University and Hebrew University.