About Me

I am a PhD student in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Maryland, College Park. I study fairness in reinforcement learning with John Dickerson and Aravind Srinivasan. This summer, I was a fellow at Harvard University’s Center for Research on Computation and Society (CRCS), where I worked with Milind Tambe and Rediet Abebe.


  • M.Sc. in Computer Science, expected 2021

    University of Maryland, College Park

  • B.Sc. in Applied Mathematics, 2019

    University of California, Los Angeles

Projects, Past & Present


Building Engineers and Mentors

Teaching local students science.

Financial Well-Being

Does indirect information from survey questions determine a respondent’s financial well-being?

Women in Technology

College club for women in computer science.

Environmental Education

Teaching local students about the outdoors.


Students, use aviva@cs.umd.edu with [CMSC###] in the subject line.
  • aviva@avivaprins.com