Marshall Ball is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at NYU Courant.
His research is in theoretical computer science, particularly the foundations of cryptography and computational complexity.
Ball completed his PhD at Columbia University, where he was fortunate enough to be advised by Tal Malkin. In the midst of his doctoral studies, he spent two and half years visiting the FACT Center at IDC Herzliya, Israel. After graduating, Ball was a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Washington, supported by a NSF/CRA Computing Innovation Fellowship, under the guidance of Huijia Lin and Stefano Tessaro.