Nisheeth Vishnoi is a Professor of Computer Science at Yale University. His research focuses both on foundational problems in algorithms, optimization and complexity, and on how computation can be used to gain insight into processes in nature and society.
He was the recipient of the Best Paper Award at FOCS in 2005, the IBM Research Pat Goldberg Memorial Award in 2006, the Indian National Science Academy Young Scientist Award in 2011, and the IIT Bombay Young Alumni Achievers Award in 2016. He is also an associate of the International Center for Theoretical Sciences in Bangalore.
- Foundations of Deep Learning, Summer 2019. Visiting Scientist.
- Geometry of Polynomials, Spring 2019. Visiting Scientist.
- Bridging Continuous and Discrete Optimization, Fall 2017. Visiting Scientist.
- Algorithmic Spectral Graph Theory, Fall 2014. Visiting Scientist.
- Evolutionary Biology and the Theory of Computing, Spring 2014. Visiting Scientist.