October 18, 1971 |
|Institutions||Georgia Institute of Technology|
|Alma mater||Carnegie Mellon University|
|Doctoral advisor||Avrim Blum|
His main work has been in the area of theoretical computer science, with particular activity in the fields of algorithms, randomized algorithms, computational geometry, and computational learning theory, including the authorship of books on random projection and spectral methods.
In 2008, he co-founded the Computing for Good (C4G) program at Georgia Tech.
- Santosh Vempala at the Mathematics Genealogy Project.
- “Georgia Trend 40 Under 40,” Georgia Trend Magazine, October 2010
- S. Vempala, ``The Random Projection Method", American Mathematical Society, 2004.
- R. Kannan and S. Vempala,``Spectral Algorithms, Now Publishers Inc., 2009.
- Computing for Good