Luca Trevisan is a Senior Scientist at the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing and a professor of electrical engineering, computer science, and mathematics at UC Berkeley. Luca received his PhD at the Sapienza University of Rome, advised by Pierluigi Crescenzi. He was a postdoc at MIT as well as DIMACS, and taught at Columbia University and at Stanford. He has been a recipient of the STOC Best Student Paper Award, the Sloan Fellowship, and the Oberwolfach Prize. His research focuses on computational complexity theory and on spectral graph theory.