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Aravind Srinivasan

Hi, welcome to my home-page. I am a Professor, Computer Science, UMIACS, and AMSC, at the University of Maryland, College Park.

My main research-interests are:

Here are my short bio and a link to my CV.

For prospective students: Please read this if you wish to email me about admissions or about working with me.

News: David Harris, Mario Szegedy, Gábor Tardos and I organized a workshop on Recent Advances on the Lovász Local Lemma preceding STOC 2014, on May 31, 2014. The workshop covered a range of topics starting from the basics. We welcome your feedback on all aspects of the workshop.


Education: B.Tech. (Computer Science), Indian Institute of Technology Madras, 1989. Advisor: Prof. C. Pandu Rangan
Ph.D. (Computer Science), Cornell University, 1993. Advisor: Prof. David B. Shmoys
Postdoc: Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton) and DIMACS (Rutgers), 1993-94.
Publications: My publications and co-authors.
Teaching: In Fall '14, I will teach CMSC 451, Design and Analysis of Computer Algorithms.
Inspired by Glencora Borradaile's blog post, all course materials for 451 in Fall '14 will be from online resources that are free of cost.
My previous courses.
Students: Current PhD Students: Amit Chavan (co-advised with Amol Deshpande), David G. Harris, Tommy Pensyl, Khoa Trinh, and Pan Xu.
Mentor (2011-2014) for an undergrad Gemstone team on Reducing Information Overload.
Mentor (2013-present) for another Gemstone team on bio-engineering and computer science for medical devices.
Former PhD Students: (Han co-advised with Bobby Bhattacharjee; Levin co-advised with Bobby Bhattacharjee and Neil Spring.)
Former MS graduates: Ioana Bercea and Dan-Dan Lin.
Other current/former students with significant collaborations: Dr. Suman Banerjee, Dr. Rajiv Gandhi, Dr. Seungjoon Lee, Dr. Ruggero Morselli, and Dr. Barna Saha.
High-school students: Antares Chen (2014-2015) and Levon Mkrtchyan (2006).
Editorial Boards: Managing Editor, Theory of Computing (ToC), an open-access journal.
Associate Editor, Networks.
Associate Editor, Journal of Computer and System Sciences (JCSS), 2004-2014.
Editor, Journal of Discrete Algorithms (JDA), 2004-2012.
Guest Co-editor, special issue of the SIAM Journal on Computing for selected papers from STOC 2010 (completed).
Guest Co-editor, special issue of Theory of Computing Systems (2004) for selected papers from SPAA 2004 (completed).
Guest Co-editor, special issue of JCSS (2004) for selected papers from STOC 2003 (completed).
Program Committees: APPROX 2014, SODA (2012, 1998), PODC (2012, 2009), INFOCOM (2011, 2010, 2009), FST & TCS (2011, 2007, 2001, 1998), STOC (2010, 2003), DCOSS 2010, GECCO 2009, RANDOM (2007, 2000), SPAA 2004.
Older PCs.
Links: My links are here.
Contact: Room 3263, A. V. Williams Building
Dept. of Computer Science
University of Maryland at College Park
College Park, MD 20742, USA

Phone: 301-405-2695, Fax: 301-405-6707
E-mail: srin AT cs DOT umd DOT edu