Prasad Raghavendra

Associate Professor, UC Berkeley

Prasad Raghavendra is an Associate Professor of electrical engineering and computer science at UC Berkeley. He received his PhD from the University of Washington, advised by Venkatesan Guruswami. Prasad was a postdoc at Microsoft Research and has taught at Georgia Tech. He is a recipient of the Michael and Sheila Held Prize from the National Academy of Sciences, the Sloan Fellowship, and Best Paper Awards at STOC 2008 and 2015. His research work focuses on optimization, computational complexity, and mathematical programming. 

Program Visits

Sublinear Algorithms, Summer 2024, Visiting Scientist
Error-Correcting Codes: Theory and Practice, Spring 2024, Visiting Scientist
Computational Complexity of Statistical Inference, Fall 2021, Visiting Scientist and Program Organizer
The Quantum Wave in Computing, Spring 2020, Visiting Scientist
Geometry of Polynomials, Spring 2019, Visiting Scientist
Lower Bounds in Computational Complexity, Fall 2018, Visiting Scientist
Summer Cluster: Challenges in Quantum Computation, Summer 2018, Visiting Scientist
Bridging Continuous and Discrete Optimization, Fall 2017, Visiting Scientist
Pseudorandomness, Spring 2017, Visiting Scientist
Algorithmic Spectral Graph Theory, Fall 2014, Visiting Scientist
Real Analysis in Computer Science, Fall 2013, Visiting Scientist and Program Organizer
Sublinear Algorithms