[photo by Eliza Grinnell]

Jelani Nelson

Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Maxwell Dworkin 125
33 Oxford St.
Cambridge, MA 02138

Assistant Professor, Computer Science. Member of the Theory of Computation group.

I'm looking to hire a postdoc starting Summer 2016.
If you are interested, click here for application instructions, and also email me to let me know you've applied. I also encourage you to apply to our new Rabin Postdoctoral Fellowship. Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015.

June 22-23, 2016, immediately after STOC 2016, I'm co-organizing a workshop on chaining methods and their applications to computer science. Everyone is invited to come attend talks.


CS 224. Advanced Algorithms. Fall 2014.
CS 124. Data Structures and Algorithms. Spring 2014, 2015.
CS 229r. Algorithms for Big Data. Fall 2013, 2015.

Current students: Jarosław Błasiok, Vasileios Nakos, Zhengyu Wang.
Former postdoc: Yi Li (2014-2015).

Some notes on dimensionality reduction from the MADALGO Summer School on Streaming Algorithms.


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