About the Authors
Tom Gur
Tom Gur
Associate professor
Department of Computer Science
University of Warwick
Coventry, CV4 7AL, United Kingdom
Tom Gur is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Warwick, and a UKRI Future Leaders Fellow. He received his Ph.D. in 2017 from the Weizmann Institute of Science, under the supervision of Oded Goldreich, and spent two years at UC Berkeley before joining the University of Warwick. He was awarded the Shimon Even Prize in Theoretical Computer Science. His research interests are primarily in the foundations of computer science and combinatorics. Specific interests include sublinear-time algorithms, complexity theory, coding theory, cryptography, quantum computing, and more.
Govind Ramnarayan
Govind Ramnarayan
Software Engineer
Neural Magic
Somerville, Massachusetts, USA
Govind Ramnarayan received his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2020, supervised by Elchanan Mossel. His research interests lie primarily in the intersection of combinatorics and statistics, concretely in applications of these fields to coding theory and algorithmic inference. He currently works as an algorithm designer and software engineer at Neural Magic, a startup in Somerville, Massachusetts, USA, which produces software to accelerate neural network inference on CPUs. In his spare time, he enjoys walking and biking around the Boston area, and trying new restaurants.
Ron D. Rothblum
Ron D. Rothblum
Assistant professor
Department of Computer Science
Haifa, Israel
Ron D. Rothblum is an assistant professor at the department of computer science at the Technion--Israel Institute of Technology. He completed his Ph.D. at the Weizmann Institute of Science in 2015, advised by Oded Goldreich. His dissertation received the John F. Kennedy Ph.D. Distinction Prize and the Shimon Even Prize in Theoretical Computer Science. His research is mainly focused on cryptography and complexity theory.