Santosh S. Vempala

College of Computing, ISYE, Math
Frederick P. Storey II chair
Vision Aid, ARC


Teaching:
Spring 2022: CS6150: Computing for Good (C4G)

Joint postdoc position between UW and ARC
and at ARC.

Family (in r.c.o.) Pablo, Sofia, Rosa (a podcast about her work!), Naresh, Mom and Dad.

Research areas Algorithms, Geometry, Randomness, Brain. (C.V.)

Advisees Current: Aditi Laddha, He Jia, Mehrdad Ghadiri, Xinyuan Cao, Mirabel Reid, Max Dabagia. Postdocs

C4G Projects Safe and Easy Passwords!, LifeNet, C4G BLIS, Shelter-to-Home, BSIS/Vein-to-Vein, O.P.E.A.C.E.

Publications View all papers or by topic; ICALP 2022 plenary, FOCS 2020 brain tutorial, STOC/SoCG 2016 keynote, STOC 2015 tutorial;
A
package for high-dimensional volume/integration and for sampling in very high dimension.

Books/Surveys
The KLS Conjecture (with Yin Tat Lee), Current Developments in Mathematics, 2017.
Randomized Algorithms in Numerical Linear Algebra (with Ravi Kannan), Acta Numerica, 2017.
Spectral Algorithms (NOW, 2009).
The Random Projection Method (AMS, 2004; paperback 2006).
Courses View course pages

Editor Theory of Computing (a free, electronic journal)
Algorithmica

UROC Models for Categorization; Password Games