Santosh S. Vempala
Computer Science, ISyE, Math
Teaching Spring 2024: 
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, SheltertoHome, BSIS/VeintoVein, O.P.E.A.C.E. 
Publications 
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or by topic; ICALP 2022 plenary, FOCS 2020 brain tutorial, STOC/SoCG 2016 keynote, STOC 2015 tutorial; A package for highdimensional volume/integration and for sampling in very high dimension. See also simulations of the Assembly Model of the brain.

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 
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Editor  Theory of Computing (a free, electronic journal) 
Algorithmica  
UROC  Models for Categorization; Password Games 