Tselil is currently a Simons-Berkeley research fellow at the Simons institute. In January 2021, she will join Stanford University as an assistant professor in the statistics department. Tselil obtained her PhD in Computer Science at UC Berkeley under the advisement of Prasad Raghavendra and Satish Rao, after which she did a postdoc with Boaz Barak, Jon Kelner, Ankur Moitra, and Pablo Parrilo at Harvard and MIT. Her research is in algorithms, with interests including optimization via convex programs (especially the sum-of-squares hierarchy), statistical and average-case problems, and information-computation tradeoffs.
- Bridging Continuous and Discrete Optimization, Fall 2017. Google Research Fellow.
- Foundations of Machine Learning, Spring 2017. Visiting Graduate Student.
- Algorithms and Uncertainty, Fall 2016. Visiting Graduate Student.
- Counting Complexity and Phase Transitions, Spring 2016. Visiting Graduate Student.
- Algorithmic Spectral Graph Theory, Fall 2014. Visiting Graduate Student.