About the Authors
Ryan O'Donnell
Ryan O'Donnell
Department of Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon University
Ryan O'Donnell received a B.Sc. from the University of Toronto in 1999 and a Ph.D. from the MIT Mathematics Department in 2003. His Ph.D. advisor was Madhu Sudan. Following this he was a postdoc at IAS for a year in Avi Wigderson's group, and a postdoc at Microsoft Research for two years in Jennifer Chayes's group. Since 2006 he has been a professor in the Computer Science Department at Carnegie Mellon University. Ryan's research interests include Analysis of Boolean Functions, Constraint Satisfaction Problems, Quantum Complexity, and Probability. He enjoys his spare time.
Tselil Schramm
Tselil Schramm
Assistant professor
Department of Statistics
Stanford University
Tselil Schramm received a B.Sc. from Harvey Mudd College in 2012 and a Ph.D. from the UC Berkeley Computer Science Department in 2017, co-advised by Prasad Raghavendra and Satish Rao. Following this she spent two years as a postdoc at Harvard and MIT, hosted by Boaz Barak, Jonathan Kelner, Ankur Moitra, and Pablo Parrilo. In January of 2021 she began an appointment as an assistant professor in the Stanford University Statistics Department. Her research interests include average-case complexity, algorithms, and semidefinite programming hierarchies.