Santosh S. Vempala

Computer Science, ISyE, Math
Frederick P. Storey II chair
Vision Aid, ARC

Teaching Spring 2024:
CS6150: Computing for Good (C4G)

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: Xinyuan Cao, Mirabel Reid, Max Dabagia, Yunbum Kook. 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;
package for high-dimensional volume/integration and for sampling in very high dimension. See also simulations of the Assembly Model of the brain.

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)

UROC Models for Categorization; Password Games