2024 James L. Massey Research & Teaching Award for Young Scholars awarded to Flavio du Pin Calmon
The James L. Massey Research & Teaching Award for Young Scholars recognizes outstanding achievement in research and teaching by young scholars in the Information Theory community. The recipient of the 2024 award is Flavio du Pin Calmon.
May 22, 2024

Flavio du Pin CalmonFlavio P. Calmon is an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Before joining Harvard, he was the inaugural Data Science for Social Good Post-Doctoral Fellow at IBM Research in Yorktown Heights, New York. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT. His research develops information-theoretic tools for trustworthy and reliable machine learning. Prof. Calmon has received the NSF CAREER award, faculty awards from Google, IBM, and Amazon, the NSF-Amazon Fairness in AI award, the Harvard Data Science Initiative Bias2 award, the Harvard Lemann Brazil Research Fund Award, and the Harvard Dean of Undergraduate Studies Commendation for “Extraordinary Teaching during Extraordinary Times.” He also received the inaugural “Título de Honra ao Mérito” (Honor to the Merit Title) given to alumni from the Universidade de Brasília (Brazil).