Eshan Chattopadhyay

Associate Professor, Cornell University
Eshan Chattopadhyay is currently a tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Cornell University. He joined Cornell in 2018 after completing postdoctoral work at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton and the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing in Berkeley. Prior to this, Eshan earned his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin in 2016 and his B.Tech in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur in 2011. His research interests lie in the field of theoretical computer science, with a particular focus on computational complexity theory, the role of randomness in computation, and cryptography. Eshan has received several awards for his research, including the 2024 National Academy of Sciences Held prize, a 2023 Sloan Research Fellowship, and an NSF CAREER award in 2021.

Program Visits

Analysis and TCS: New Frontiers, Summer 2023, Visiting Scientist
Pseudorandomness, Spring 2017, Microsoft Research Fellow