Varun Jog has been a graduate student in the EECS Department at UC Berkeley since August 2010. He is advised by Professor Venkat Anantharam. His research interests include information theory, convex geometry, and optimal transport. He was a recipient of the EECS Departmental Fellowship in 2010–2011. Prior to attending UC Berkeley, he obtained his B.Tech Degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay in 2010.