About the Authors
Dieter van Melkebeek
Dieter van Melkebeek
associate professor
Department of Computer Sciences
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Dieter van Melkebeek received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, under the supervision of Lance Fortnow. His thesis was awarded the ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award. After postdocs at DIMACS and the Institute for Advanced Study, he joined the faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Thomas Watson
Thomas Watson
graduate student
Computer Science Division
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California, USA
Thomas Watson is a Ph.D. student at the University of California, Berkeley, advised by Luca Trevisan. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research interests include pseudorandomness, average-case complexity, and quantum computation.