[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
minilek@seas.harvard.edu

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

Teaching

CS 125. Algorithms & Complexity. Fall 2016.
CS 224. Advanced Algorithms. Fall 2014, Spring 2017.
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.
Postdocs (starting Summer 2017): Rasmus Kyng (Jan 2018–), Kyle Luh, Huacheng Yu (co-hosted with Madhu Sudan)
Former postdocs:
Jakub Pachocki (2016-17, now Researcher at OpenAI).
Yi Li (2014-2015, now Asst. Prof. in the Division of Mathematical Sciences at Nanyang Technological University).

Some notes on sketching and streaming algorithms from the TUM Summer School on Mathematical Methods for High-Dimensional Data Analysis.

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

Website for a workshop on chaining and applications to computer science, which I co-organized (with Assaf Naor) in June 2016.

Papers


USVICoder
AddisCoder
Theory StackExchange
Great Game
Nimble Fingers