Santosh S. Vempala
College of Computing, ISYE, Math
Teaching: 
Family (in r.c.o.)  Pablo, Sofia, Rosa (a podcast about her work!), Naresh, Mom and Dad.

Research areas  Algorithms, Geometry, Randomness. (C.V.) 
Advisees 
Current:
Samantha Petti,
Samira Samadi,
Aditi Laddha,
He Jia, Mehrdad Ghadiri
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; STOC/SoCG 2016 keynote, STOC 2015 tutorial, and a package for highdimensional sampling and integration.

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 