Naman Agarwal is presently a graduate student at University of Illinois Urbana Champaign. He is advised by Professor Alexandra Kolla. Agarwal completed his undergraduate degree at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay in 2012. In summer 2010 Agarwal worked with the Laboratoire Spécification et Vérification at ENS Cachan, Paris. He spent the summer of 2011 at Microsoft Research India. His research interests lie in the field of theoretical computer science, specifically spectral graph theory and hardness of approximation.