Amit Chakrabarti is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Dartmouth College. He received an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Princeton University in 2002 and a B.Tech. in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, along with the President of India Gold Medal, in 1997.
Professor Chakrabarti's research is in the broad area of theoretical computer science. Specific interests are (1) complexity theory, especially communication complexity and the application of information theory, and (2) algorithms, including space-efficient algorithms for massive data streams and approximation techniques for optimization problems. His research has been funded by several awards from the National Science Foundation (including a CAREER award) and fellowships from Dartmouth College.