Anil Aswani is an associate professor in the department of industrial engineering and operations research (IEOR) at the University of California, at Berkeley. He received a BS in Electrical Engineering in 2005 from the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor, and a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences with Designated Emphasis in Computational and Genomic Biology in 2010 from the University of California, at Berkeley. He has received an NSF CAREER award through the Operations Engineering program for his work on personalized healthcare, a Hellman Fellowship for his research on food insecurity, the Leon O. Chua award from Berkeley for outstanding achievement in an area of nonlinear science, and a William Pierskalla Runner-Up Award from the INFORMS Health Applications Society. His research interests include data-driven decision making, with particular emphasis on addressing inefﬁciencies and inequities in health systems and physical infrastructure.
Research Expertise and Interest
personalized medicine and healthcare systems, optimization of human-automation systems, statistical and optimization theory, game-theoretic modelling and visual analytics
December 21, 2018
Advances in artificial intelligence have created new threats to the privacy of health data. A new UC Berkeley study suggests current laws and regulations are nowhere near sufficient to keep an individual’s health status private in the face of AI development.