About the Authors
Parinya Chalermsook
Parinya Chalermsook
Associate professor
Department of Computer Science
Aalto University
Espoo, Finland
Parinya Chalermsook is a faculty member at the Department of Computer Science, Aalto University (Finland). He completed his Ph.D. at The University of Chicago under the supervision of Julia Chuzhoy and Janos Simon. He was at Max Planck Institute for Informatics as a postdoc and a senior research scientist from 2013 to 2016. Parinya is broadly interested in algorithms and extremal combinatorics. When he is not doing mathematics, he enjoys reading about political philosophy.
Julia Chuzhoy
Julia Chuzhoy
Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago
Chicago, IL, USA
Julia Chuzhoy is a Professor at the Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago. She completed her Ph.D. in Technion, Israel, and spent three years as a postdoctoral scholar at MIT, the University of Pennsylvania and the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. She mainly works on algorithms for graph problems. In her spare time she likes to read books, learns to play piano and studies French.
Thatchaphol Saranurak
Thatchaphol Saranurak
Assistant Professor
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Thatchaphol Saranurak is a faculty member of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at the University of Michigan. Prior to this, he spent two years as a research assistant professor at the Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago. Thatchaphol received his Ph.D. from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, in 2018 under the supervision of Danupon Nanongkai. His main research interest is in graph algorithms with a current focus on dynamic, local, and distributed algorithms. He likes sushi and Japanese manga.