Clement Fung
PhD Student
Carnegie Mellon University

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  • 12/2020 [Paper]: "Biscotti: A Ledger for Private and Secure Peer-to-Peer Machine Learning" accepted in IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS)!
  • 11/2020 [Misc]: I was interviewed on the Data Skeptic Podcast about my research in sybil attacks on federated learning. Very fun and cool experience!
  • 10/2020 [Paper]: "The Limitations of Federated Learning in Sybil Settings" at RAID 2020.
  • 08/2019 [Misc]: Starting my PhD at CMU. The journey continues!
  • 08/2019 [Paper]: "Brokered Agreements in Multi-Party Machine Learning" at APSys 2019. Had a great time in Hangzhou, China!
  • 07/2019 [Work]: My last day at Oasis Labs. Thank you so much for a great 7 months in California, and I'm so excited to see more great work in privacy-preserving technology coming from the team!
  • 06/2019 [Paper]: "GainForest: Scaling Climate Finance for Forest Conservation using Interpretable Machine Learning on Satellite Imagery" at the ICML 2019, Climate Change: How Can AI Help? workshop in Long Beach.
  • 02/2019 [Poster]: "Biscotti: A Ledger for Private and Secure Peer to Peer Machine Learning" at NSDI'19.
  • 01/2019 [Work]: My first day working at Oasis Labs, a Berkeley blockchain startup founded by Professor Dawn Song. Excited to build technology that enables privacy-preserving data computation on the blockchain!
  • 11/2018 [Misc]: Defended my masters thesis: "Dancing in the Dark: Private Multi-Party Machine Learning in an Untrusted Setting". The thesis has also been reformatted and posted on arXiv.
  • 08/2018 [Paper]: A summer side project, "Mitigating Sybils in Federated Learning" is now on arXiv.
  • 05/2018 [Award]: I'm honoured to receive both a UBC Computer Science Graduate TA Award and Department Student Service Award for the 2017 academic year. Thank you!
  • 05/2018 [Talk]: I presented a poster and gave a talk on my research at the UBC CyberSecurity Summit. The video is available here.
  • 04/2018 [Misc]: My term as the CSGSA president has ended. Thus marks the end of a fun year!
  • 12/2017 [Talk]: I'm giving a talk at UofT, hosted by Prof. David Lie's group. Thank you for hosting me!
  • 04/2017 [Misc]: I was elected as the president of the CSGSA.
  • 09/2016 [Misc]: The genesis block. My first day at UBC as a new Master's student.