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**ABE, Naoki****Unit:**IBM Research**Research Interests:***Machine learning, data science and applications***ABELLO, James****Unit:**Rutgers University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Discrete and computational geometry and applications; very large graph theory; visualization and animation.***AHO, Alfred****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***Algorithms, compilers, database systems and programming tools.***AIELLO, Bill****Organization:**University of British Columbia**Research Interests:***Cryptography and distributed computing.***ALIZADEH, Farid****Unit:**Rutgers University - RUTCOR**Research Interests:***Convex optimization, combinatorial optimization, statistical learning theory.***ALLENDER, Eric****Unit:**Rutgers University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Computational complexity theory.***ALUR, Rajeev****Organization:**University of Pennsylvania**Research Interests:***Foundations for modeling and verification of embedded systems, distributed computing, logic and automata theory.***AMDEBERHAN, Tewodros****Organization:**Tulane University**Research Interests:***Combinatorics, Number Theory, Special Functions, Partial Differential Equations, Computer Algebra, Algorithmic Proof Theory, Harmonic Analysis.***ANDONI, Alexandr****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***Algorithmic foundations of massive data, including sublinear algorithms, high-dimensional geometry, theoretical machine learning***ANDREWS, Matthew****Unit:**Nokia Bell Labs**Research Interests:***Simulators for disk drive scheduling and ATM private network-network interface routing.***ANSHELEVICH, Elliot****Unit:**Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute**Research Interests:***Algorithms and theoretical computer science, especially issues at the intersection of economics and computation.***APPLEGATE, David****Organization:**Google**Research Interests:***Large-scale combinatorial optimization problems, in particular focusing on network design and optimization, and on the traveling salesman problem.***APTE, Chidanand (Chid)****Unit:**IBM Research**Research Interests:***Data science and predictive analytics.***ARCHER, Aaron****Organization:**Google**Research Interests:***Discrete (combinatorial) optimization and algorithmic game theory: approximation algorithms, algorithmic mechanism design, graph algorithms, network flows, online algorithms, and applications of combinatorial optimization in other fields, such as facility location problems, vehicle routing, and graph partitioning problems motivated by machine vision and web applications.***ARORA, Sanjeev****Unit:**Princeton University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Complexity theory; probabilistically checkable proofs; approximation algorithms; computational uses of randomness.***ASHIKHMIN, Alexei****Unit:**Nokia Bell Labs**Research Interests:***Coding Theory, Information Theory, Combinatorics, Quantum Information Theory***ASSADI, Sepehr****Unit:**Rutgers University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Theory of computing, algorithms, sublinear algorithms and lower bounds, combinatorial optimization***AWASTHI, Pranjal****Unit:**Rutgers University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Machine learning and theoretical computer science***AXELROD, David****Unit:**Rutgers University - Other**Research Interests:***Cellular and molecular oncology; tumor cell heterogeneity; tumor progression; cell population dynamics; computer-aided diagnosis of human breast cancer by image cytometry.*

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**BADER, David****Unit:**New Jersey Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***High-performance computing and real-world applications, including cybersecurity, massive-scale analytics, and computational genomics.***BAJWA, Waheed U.****Unit:**Rutgers University - Electrical and Computer Engineering**Research Interests:***High-dimensional inference and inverse problems, geometrical methods for "big data" analytics, sampling theory, statistical signal processing, machine learning, wireless communications, and applications in biological sciences, complex networked systems, and radar & image processing.***BARAHONA, Francisco****Unit:**IBM Research**Research Interests:***Combinatorial Optimization, Integer programming, Mathematical programming.***BARG, Alexander****Organization:**University of Maryland**Research Interests:***Coding theory; combinatorics; finite algebra; computer science.***BARYSHNIKOV, Yuliy****Organization:**University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign**Research Interests:***Probability theory and applications; mathematical economics and operations research; singularities, low-dimenstional topology; dynamical systems***BASU ROY, Senjuti****Unit:**New Jersey Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Search, navigation and analytics over big data, crowdsourcing, health informatics, graph mining, and social network analysis***BAYKAL-GURSOY, Melike****Unit:**Rutgers University - Other**Research Interests:***Stochastic processes, Markov decision processes (MDPs), stochastic games, and their application to stochastic modeling and control of networks and production / inventory systems***BECK, Jozsef****Unit:**Rutgers University - Mathematics**Research Interests:***Combinatorics; combinatorial games; number theory.***BEKRIS, Kostas****Unit:**Rutgers University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Robotics, motion planning, computer vision, machine learning, artificial intelligence***BELLOVIN, Steve****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***security; networks; privacy; public policy.***BEN-ISRAEL, Adi****Unit:**Rutgers University - RUTCOR**Research Interests:***Matrix theory; convexity and optimization; mathematical programming; mathematical economics.***BENHAMOUDA, Fabrice****Unit:**IBM Research**Research Interests:***Cryptography and computer security***BENTLEY, Jon****Organization:****Research Interests:***Experimental algorithms.***BERNSTEIN, Aaron****Unit:**Rutgers University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Design and analysis of algorithms, including sublinear algorithms for processing large inputs (e.g. streaming, parallel), dynamic graph algorithms, online algorithms, distributed algorithms, fault-tolerant algorithms, and approximation algorithms***BERRY, Jonathan****Organization:**Sandia National Laboratories**Research Interests:***Experimental algorithmics, software systems for discrete mathematics.***BHATT, Sandeep****Organization:**HP Labs (retired)**Research Interests:***Enterprise security management, algorithms.***BIENSTOCK, Dan****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***Mathematical Programming; Optimization.***BISHOP, Allison****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***Cryptography; complexity theory; harmonic analysis; combinatorics; and distributed computing.***BLEI, David****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***Machine learning, graphical models, bayesian statistics, text analysis.***BOMBIERI, Enrico****Organization:**Institute for Advanced Study**Research Interests:***Number Theory.***BORCEA, Cristian****Unit:**New Jersey Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Mobile computing & sensing; vehicular computing & networks; cloud & distributed systems, and computational advertising***BORGIDA, Alexander****Unit:**Rutgers University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Knowledge representation and reasoning (description logics; knowledge import; similarity; explanation); conceptual modeling, esp. for requirements specification, and database design and integration.***BORGS, Christian****Unit:**Microsoft Research**Research Interests:***Graph theory and networks, phase transitions in combinatorial optimization, game theoretic models.***BOROS, Endre****Unit:**Rutgers University - RUTCOR**Research Interests:***Discrete and combinatorial optimization; finite geometries.***BORST, Sem C.****Unit:**Nokia Bell Labs**Research Interests:***Performance evaluation, queueing theory, resource allocation, stochastic networks,wireless communications***BRAVERMAN, Mark****Unit:**Princeton University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Complexity theory, algorithms, game theory, machine learning, and applications of computer science in healthcare and medicine.***BUCHSBAUM, Adam L.****Organization:**Lion Cave Capital, LLC**Research Interests:***Algorithms; data structures; financial trading; graph problems; massive data sets; compression; combinatorics.***BUMBY, Richard****Unit:**Rutgers University - Mathematics**Research Interests:***Number theory.*

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**CALDERBANK, Robert****Organization:**Duke University**Research Interests:***Coding theory.***CALVIN, James M.****Unit:**New Jersey Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Global optimization, multi-objective optimization, information-based complexity***CARBONE, Lisa J.****Unit:**Rutgers University - Mathematics**Research Interests:***Geometric group theory, discrete groups, group actions on trees, combinatorics for problems in algebra, algebra, Kac-Moody groups.***CARPENTER, Tamra****Unit:**Rutgers University - DIMACS**Research Interests:***Optimization and its applications, decision-making under uncertainty, education in computational thinking.***CHAINTREAU, Augustin****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***Networked Algorithms; Social Networks; Mobile Computing; Stochastic Networks.***CHANG, Shih-Fu****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***Multimedia, computer vision; machine learning; information retrieval; signal processing.***CHAOVALITWONGSE, Wanpracha****Organization:**University of Arkansas**Research Interests:***Optimization, data mining, biomedical applications, brain research and other complex systens***CHARIKAR, Moses****Organization:**Stanford University**Research Interests:***Design and analysis of algorithms, with an emphasis on approximation and on-line algorithms. Combinatorial optimization, network design, scheduling, clustering, information retrieval and data mining.***CHAYES, Jennifer****Unit:**Microsoft Research**Research Interests:***Graph theory and networks, phase transitions in combinatorial optimization, game theory and auction algorithms.***CHAZELLE, Bernard****Unit:**Princeton University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Sublinear algorithms; computational geometry; data structures.***CHEKURI, Chandra****Organization:**University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign**Research Interests:***Algorithms, combinatorial optimization, approximation algorithms, scheduling.***CHEN, Rong****Unit:**Rutgers University - Statistics**Research Interests:***Nonlinear and nonparametric time series analysis, Monte Carlo methods, massive data set, statistical applications to finance, business and bioinformatics***CHEN, Xi****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***Algorithmic Game Theory and Economics; Complexity Theory.***CHEN, Yingying****Unit:**Rutgers University - Electrical and Computer Engineering**Research Interests:***Mobile Healthcare, Internet of Things (IoT), Cyber Security and Privacy, Connected Vehicles, Mobile Computing and Sensing.***CHERLIN, Gregory****Unit:**Rutgers University - Mathematics**Research Interests:***Logic; model theory; model theoretic algebra.***CHUNG, Fan****Organization:**University of California, San Diego**Research Interests:***Spectral graph theory, discrete geometry, algorithmic design, parallel computation, software reliability, communication systems, and internet computing.***CHVATAL, Vasek****Organization:**Concordia University**Research Interests:***Algorithms; combinatorics; graph theory; operations research.***CLARKSON, Ken****Unit:**IBM Research**Research Interests:***Algorithms and data structures, especially for geometric or matrix problems.***COFFMAN, Edward****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***Combinatorial scheduling and packing theory; probabilistic analysis of algorithms; stochastic modeling; stochastic optimization.***COMPAGNONI, Adriana****Unit:**Stevens Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Language-based security, secure information flow analysis, mobile access control, and concurrency.***COOK, William****Organization:**Johns Hopkins University**Research Interests:***Integer programming and combinatorial optimization.***CORMODE, Graham****Organization:**University of Warwick**Research Interests:***Streaming algorithms, big data, privacy, data analytics, data mining.***COZZENS, Margaret****Unit:**Rutgers University - DIMACS**Research Interests:***Discrete mathematical modeling, graph theory, game theory, mathematical psychology, network vulnerability, operations research, technology, mathematics and science education***CUELLO, William****Unit:**Rutgers University - Mathematics**CURTMOLA, Reza****Unit:**New Jersey Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Cybersecurity*

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**DANA, Kristin****Unit:**Rutgers University - Electrical and Computer Engineering**Research Interests:***Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, Machine Learning, Convex Optimization, Novel Cameras, Camera Networks, Computer Graphics, Robotics, Computational Photography, Optics.***DASH, Sanjeeb****Unit:**IBM Research**Research Interests:***Discrete Optimization; Integer Programming; Linear and Semidefinite Optimization; Polynomial Optimization; Mathematical Programming software.***DE, Subhajyoti****Unit:**Rutgers University - Cancer Institute of New Jersey**Research Interests:***Computational biology***DE BELLIS, Valerie****Organization:**The Shodor Education Foundation, Inc.**Research Interests:***Mathematics education; interactions between affect and cognition during mathematical problem solving.***DEAN, Nathaniel****Organization:**Texas State University - San Marcos**Research Interests:***Graph theory, operations research, algorithms, bioinformatics, combinatorics, and data mining.***DEMILLO, Richard****Unit:**Georgia Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Software reliability; security.***DI CRESCENZO, Giovanni****Unit:**Perspecta Labs**Research Interests:***Cryptography; security; computational complexity;mathematical finance.***DING, Xiaoning****Unit:**New Jersey Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Computer Systems, Cloud Computing and Distributed Computing, Database Systems, and Computer Architecture***DOBKIN, David****Unit:**Princeton University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Graphics; analysis of algorithms; geometry.***DRINEAS, Petros****Organization:**Purdue University**Research Interests:***Design and analysis of randomized and approximation algorithms for linear algebraic problems and their applications to data mining***DUFFIELD, Nick****Organization:**Texas A&M University**Research Interests:***Applied probability; queueing; telecommunications; statistical mechanics.***DVIR, Zeev****Unit:**Princeton University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Computational complexity, pseudo-randomness, coding theory and discrete mathematics.*

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**ECKSTEIN, Jonathan****Unit:**Rutgers University - RUTCOR**Research Interests:***Integer programming, linear programming, nonlinear programming, operations research, operations management, application of operations research techniques to managing information systems. Applications of convex analysis.***EGAN, Dennis****Unit:**Rutgers University - DIMACS**Research Interests:***Data Analytics, Data Analysis, First Responder Technologies, First Responder Training, Human-Computer Interaction, Cognitive Science.***EIGER, Martin****Unit:**Perspecta Labs**Research Interests:***Telecommunications network planning and engineering; optimization; scheduling algorithms.***EL ROUAYHEB, Salim****Unit:**Rutgers University - Electrical and Computer Engineering**Research Interests:***Information theoretic security in distributed systems; Private information retrieval and search; Secure machine learning algorithms; Data synchronization in distributed systems***ELSAYED, Elsayed A.****Unit:**Rutgers University - Other**Research Interests:***Quality and reliability engineering, sensors and production planning and control.***ERICKSON, John****Unit:**Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute**Research Interests:***Policy-based digital asset management, digital object repository architectures, distributed architectures for long-term preservation, digital rights management***ETESSAMI, Kousha****Organization:**University of Edinburgh**Research Interests:***Automated verification; model checking; modeling and algorithmic analysis of reactive systems; temporal logic & automata; algorithms & computational complexity; probabilistic systems; game theory; logic.*

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**FAENZA, Yuri****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***Discrete Optimization, Combinatorial Optimization, Integer and Mathematical Programming, Operations Research, Polyhedral Combinatorics.***FAGIN, Ronald****Unit:**IBM Research**Research Interests:***Applications of logic to computer science; Database theory;Finite model theory; Rank and score aggregation; Reasoning about knowledge.***FARACH-COLTON, Martin****Unit:**Rutgers University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Algorithms; computational molecular biology.***FEFFERMAN, Nina****Organization:**University of Tennessee**Research Interests:***Evolutionary Sociobiology, conservation medicine, epidemic preparedness, disease surveillance, behavioral epidemiology, dynamic social networks***FEIGENBAUM, Joan****Organization:**Yale University**Research Interests:***Theory of computation, foundations of electronic commerce.***FIORINI, Eugene****Organization:**Muhlenberg College**Research Interests:***Graph theory, concentrating in extremal graph theory; statistics, (with a growing interest in its applications to forensics); math education with interests in applications-based instruction, teacher preparation and professional development programs, service learning, and lesson study***FISHBURN, Peter****Organization:**AT&T Labs - Research (retired)**Research Interests:***Utility and decisionmaking; social choice; graph theory; foundations of probability.***FORTNOW, Lance Jeremy****Unit:**Georgia Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Computational complexity theory; bounded rationality in game theory; cryptography; learning theory.***FORTUNE, Steven****Organization:**Google**Research Interests:***Computational geometry.***FREDMAN, Michael****Unit:**Rutgers University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Data structures and algorithms; computational complexity.*

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**GALLOS, Lazaros****Unit:**Rutgers University - DIMACS**Research Interests:***Complex networks, online interactions, epidemic spreading, complex systems.***GAO, Jie****Unit:**Rutgers University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Algorithms, Wireless Networks, Social Networks, Computational Geometry***GARAY, Juan****Organization:**Texas A&M University**Research Interests:***Cryptography, distributed computing, algorithms.***GAREY, Michael****Organization:**Nokia Bell Labs (retired)**Research Interests:***Algorithms and complexity; discrete math; scheduling theory.***GEAR, C. William****Organization:**NEC Research Institute (retired)**Research Interests:***Numerical methods is computer vision; scientific computing; differential equations.***GELLER, James****Unit:**New Jersey Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Medical Informatics, Medical Ontologies, Diversity in Computing***GENNARO, Rosario****Organization:**City College of New York (CUNY)**GENTRY, Craig****Unit:**IBM Research**Research Interests:***Cryptography, complexity, combinatorics, coding theory, quantum computation***GILMAN, Robert****Unit:**Stevens Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Group theory***GINDIKIN, Simon****Unit:**Rutgers University - Mathematics**Research Interests:***Theory of representations; integral geometry; several complex variables; mathematical physics; molecular biology problems.***GOLDBERG, Mark K.****Unit:**Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute**Research Interests:***Algorithms; graph theory; social networks***GOLDFARB, Don****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***Mathematical Programming; Optimization; Finance/Financial Engineering; Machine Learning.***GOLDIN, Gerald****Unit:**Rutgers University - Other**Research Interests:***Mathematical physics; lie theory; mathematics education; psychology of problem solving.***GOYAL, Vineet****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***Dynamic optimization; decision making under uncertainty; pricing and revenue management.***GREENFIELD, Stephen****Unit:**Rutgers University - Mathematics**Research Interests:***Complex analysis, partial differential equations, cryptography, mathematics education.***GRUTESER, Marco****Unit:**Rutgers University - Electrical and Computer Engineering**Research Interests:***Location-aware systems; Pervasive computing; systems; Privacy and security; Mobile networking; Sensor networks; Performance evaluation.***GUNDY, Richard****Unit:**Rutgers University - Statistics**Research Interests:***Harmonic analysis, wavelets, probabilistic methods in analysis.***GUNLUK, Oktay****Unit:**IBM Research**Research Interests:***Mixed-integer programming, combinatorial optimization, multicommodity flows. Modeling, optimization and computation.***GURVICH, Vladimir****Unit:**Rutgers University - RUTCOR**Research Interests:***Complexity of generating problems in combinatorics; game theory: Nash equilibrium, positional games; graph theory: edge and vertex coloring, perfect graphs*

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**HABER, Stuart****Organization:**Stuart Haber Crypto, LLC**Research Interests:***cryptography, computer security, blockchain***HAJIAGHAYI, Mohammad Taghi****Organization:**University of Maryland**Research Interests:***Design and analysis of algorithms; networking and routing; algorithmic graph theory; wireless network design; embeddings and its algorithmic aspects; auction design and game theory; random structures and algorithms; computational complexity***HALEVI, Shai****Unit:**IBM Research**Research Interests:***Cryptography and computer security***HIRSH, Haym****Organization:**Cornell University**Research Interests:***Artificial intelligence; machine learning.***HO, Tin Kam****Unit:**IBM Research**Research Interests:***Pattern recognition, data mining, interactive data visualization, modeling and simulation of complex systems, natural language understanding, and artificial intelligence.***HOFFMAN, Alan J.****Unit:**IBM Research**Research Interests:***Combinatorics and optimization; linear algebra.***HOOVER, Donald****Unit:**Rutgers University - Statistics**Research Interests:***Longitudinal methods, infectious disease epidemiology, clustered randomization and multiple comparisons.***HORESH, Lior****Unit:**IBM Research**Research Interests:***optimization; numerical analysis; partial differential equations; inverse problems; simulation; machine learning; optimal experimental design; model mis-specification correction; neuroscience***HORESH, Raya****Unit:**IBM Research**Research Interests:***Large scale non-linear optimization, PDE constrained optimization, inverse problems, numerical analysis***HSU, Daniel****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***Algorithmic statistics; machine learning; privacy.***HUNG, Ying****Unit:**Rutgers University - Statistics**Research Interests:***Experimental design, computer experiments***HWANG, Frank****Organization:**Retired**Research Interests:***Discrete math; optimization.*

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**IYENGAR, Garud****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***Finance/Financial Engineering; Machine Learning; Optimization; Systemic Risk.*

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**JACOBSON, Guy****Unit:**AT&T Labs Research**Research Interests:***Algorithms; data compression; games.***JAGGARD, Aaron****Organization:**Naval Research Laboratory**Research Interests:***Discrete mathematics, including: Theoretical foundations of network routing; Algebraic and enumerative combinatorics (especially combinatorial properties of permutations); Applications of algebra and logic to information assurance***JALALI, Shirin****Unit:**Nokia Bell Labs**Research Interests:***Information theory, statistical signal processing, machine learning.***JEBARA, Tony****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***Machine Learning; Vision; Graph Algorithms; Spatio-Temporal Data.***JEONG, Myong K.****Unit:**Rutgers University - Other**Research Interests:***Data mining, optimization methods for machine learning, computational statistics, chemometrics, and advanced data analysis.***JUTLA, Charanjit****Unit:**IBM Research**Research Interests:***Cryptography, complexity theory, coding theory and mathematical logic*

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**KAHN, Jeffry****Unit:**Rutgers University - Mathematics**Research Interests:***Discrete mathematics, probability, geometry and computer science.***KALAGNANAM, Jayant****Unit:**IBM Research**Research Interests:***Decision support, optimization, economics and their applications to electronic commerce and production planning and scheduling.***KALANTARI, Bahman****Unit:**Rutgers University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Mathematical programming; matrix scaling; polynomial root-finding; polynomiography; art.***KALE, Satyen****Organization:**Google**Research Interests:***Design of efficient and practical algorithms for fundamental problems in Machine Learning and Optimization; Decision making under uncertainty, statistical learning theory, combinatorial optimization, and convex optimization techniques such as linear and semidefinite programming***KANNAN, Sampath****Organization:**University of Pennsylvania**Research Interests:***Program checking, reactive and real-time systems, probabilistic algorithms, learning theory, graph theory and combinatorics, computational biology.***KANTOR, Paul B.****Unit:**Rutgers University - Other**Research Interests:***Information retrieval and filtering systems and evaluation; security- related issues distributed detection and decision; quantum computation; the networked information environment and the value of information.***KAPADIA, Mubbasir****Unit:**Rutgers University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Autonomous Virtual Humans, Human Crowd Modeling, Crowd-Aware Computer- Aided Environment Design, Computational Narrative, Serious Games***KARLOFF, Howard****Organization:**Goldman Sachs**Research Interests:***Theoretical computer science, with an emphasis on approximation, on-line, and randomized algorithms.***KATEHAKIS, Michael****Unit:**Rutgers University - RUTCOR**Research Interests:***Operations Research and Management Science, Business Analytics, Dynamic Programming, Adaptive Methods, Supply-Chain Optimization, Optimization.***KETTENRING, Jon****Organization:**Drew University**Research Interests:***Multivariate statistics; cluster analysis; massive data problems.***KHANNA, Sanjeev****Organization:**University of Pennsylvania**Research Interests:***Design and analysis of algorithms; combinatorial optimization; application of combinatorial optimization techniques to computer systems; databases; network design, and robotics; structural complexity theory; combinatorics; graph theory.***KHOT, Subash****Organization:**New York University**Research Interests:***PCPs and hardness of approximation; metric embeddings; lower bounds.***KLAPPHOLZ, David****Unit:**Stevens Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Developing a concept inventory for discrete mathematics; CS education research.***KLAWE, Maria****Organization:**Harvey Mudd College**KODIALAM, Murali****Unit:**Nokia Bell Labs**Research Interests:***Algorithms, Network Optimization., Machine Learning for Networking Applications***KOGAN, Alexander****Unit:**Rutgers University - Other**Research Interests:***Boolean functions; discrete optimization; artificial intelligence.***KOLAITIS, Phokion****Unit:**IBM Research**Research Interests:***Logic in computer science, principles of database systems, computational complexity***KOLASSA, John****Unit:**Rutgers University - Statistics**Research Interests:***Saddlepoint approximation techniques and their applications to biostatistical inference, and combinatoric techniques in statistics.***KOLESNIKOV, Vladimir****Unit:**Georgia Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Cryptography (theoretical and applied), communication and network security, distributed algorithms.***KOMLOS, Janos****Unit:**Rutgers University - Mathematics**Research Interests:***Combinatorics; probability; theoretical computer science.***KOPPARTY, Swastik****Unit:**Rutgers University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Theory of Computing, Combinatorics, Error-Correcting Codes, Randomness and Pseudorandomness.***KOUTIS, Ioannis****Unit:**New Jersey Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Spectral Graph Theory, Exact and Parameterized Algorithms***KRAWCZYK, Hugo****Unit:**IBM Research**Research Interests:***Cryptography, information security***KUSHNIR, Dan****Unit:**Nokia Bell Labs**Research Interests:***Data Mining, Machine Learning, Numerical Analysis, and Applied Harmonic Analysis.*

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**LAKSHMAN, T. V.****Unit:**Nokia Bell Labs**Research Interests:***Network design and optimization, traffic engineering, network performance, traffic models, resource allocation for software-defined networks and network function virtualization, machine learning applications in networking.***LANDWEHR, Jim****Organization:**Avaya Labs (retired)**Research Interests:***Data Analysis and Data Mining including classification, clustering, graphics, and statistical modeling.***LAPAUGH, Andrea****Unit:**Princeton University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Information search; combinatorial algorithms; data mining.***LATKA, Brenda****Organization:**DIMACS (retired)**Research Interests:***Structure theorems for tournaments, tournament classes defined by finite obstruction sets, well-quasi-orderings, and antichains of tournaments.***LATTIME, Edmund****Unit:**Rutgers University - Cancer Institute of New Jersey**LEBOWITZ, Joel****Unit:**Rutgers University - Mathematics**Research Interests:***Statistical mechanics of equilibrium and nonequilibrium processes; discrete and continuous time stochastic particle systems; computer simulation of statistical mechanical model systems; foundations of statistical mechanics.***LECUN, Yann****Organization:**New York University**Research Interests:***Machine learning, computer vision, robotics, bioinformatics; data mining; digital libraries; data compression; physics of computation.***LEE, Jon****Organization:**University of Michigan**Research Interests:***Optimization.***LESNIAK, Linda****Organization:**Drew University**Research Interests:***Combinatorics and graph theory.***LEVIN, Simon Asher****Unit:**Princeton University - Other**Research Interests:***Modeling of ecological systems; dynamics of populations and communities; spatial heterogeneity and problem of scale; evolutionary, mathematical and theoretical ecology.***LI, Jing****Unit:**New Jersey Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Scheduling theory, parallel computing, real-time systems, design and analysis of cyber-physical systems and autonomous systems***LI, Yi****Unit:**Stevens Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Differential equations, applied math, mathematical biology, numerical computations.***LIBERTY, Edo****Organization:**Amazon**Research Interests:***Algorithms for large scale data mining and machine learning.***LINDQVIST, Janne****Unit:**Rutgers University - Electrical and Computer Engineering**Research Interests:***My long-term research interests are in cybersecurity and human-centered computing, particularly 1) in solving important societal problems by applying soft nudges to human behavior using computer systems, and 2) in usable security for mobile systems and pervasive computing.***LIPTON, Richard****Unit:**Georgia Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Algorithms, architecture; complexity; VLSI.***LIRONG, Xia****Unit:**Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute**Research Interests:***Artificial intelligence, machine learning, multi-agent systems, decision-making under uncertainty, algorithm design, social choice theory, game theory, mechanism design, prediction markets, preference learning, diffential privacy, blockchain***LITTMAN, Michael L.****Organization:**Brown University**Research Interests:***Algorithmic and experimental analysis of learning for sequential decision making, game theory, probabilistic satisfiability, navigation planning***LIU, Regina****Unit:**Rutgers University - Statistics**Research Interests:***Resampling methods, nonparametric statistics, robust statistics, text mining, data depth, statistical quality control.***LLORCA, Jaime****Unit:**Nokia Bell Labs**LOVASZ, Laci****Organization:**Hungarian Academy of Sciences**Research Interests:***Discrete algorithms, in particular, sampling through Markov chains; geometric representations of graph; Colin de Verdiere number***LOZANO, Aurelie****Unit:**IBM Research**Research Interests:***Research interests include machine learning, statistics and optimization for high-dimensional data analysis, with applications to computational biology, environmental sciences, and social good problems.***LU, Yingdong****Unit:**IBM Research**Research Interests:***Stochastic processes, probabilistic analysis of large scale systems and algorithms.***LUND, Carsten****Unit:**AT&T Labs Research**Research Interests:***Algorithms, tools, networking.***LUO, Feng****Unit:**Rutgers University - Mathematics**Research Interests:***Combinatorial optimization in geometry, low-dimensional topology and geometry, and polyhedral geometry***LYONS, Richard****Unit:**Rutgers University - Mathematics**Research Interests:***Finite simple groups.*

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**MADIGAN, David****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***Data mining; statistical computing; Bayesian data analysis; graphical Markov models.***MALKEVITCH, Joseph****Organization:**York College (CUNY)**Research Interests:***Geometry, especially geometry of polyhedra, graph theory, combinatorics, discrete mathematics, mathematical modeling, and mathematics education***MALKIN, Tal****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***cryptography; complexity theory; security; randomized algorithms.***MALLOWS, Colin****Organization:**Avaya Labs (retired)**Research Interests:***Statistical theory and methods, data analysis, software reliability, moment-problems, inequalities, combinatorics, coding theory.***MAMMONE, Richard****Unit:**Rutgers University - Other**Research Interests:***The development of methods of signal analysis , computational models and pattern recognition algorithms used for the identification of people (Biometrics) ,chemicals (Chemometrics) and temporal spatial events (object recognition and tracking from video imagery).***MAURER, Stephen B****Organization:**Swarthmore College**Research Interests:***Discrete math; algorithmics; modeling; mathematical exposition.***MAXEMCHUK, Nick****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***Network topologies, network protocols, multicasting, privacy, document marking, packet radio.***MEGIDDO, Nimrod****Unit:**IBM Research**Research Interests:***Game theory***MEHRI DEHNAVI, Maryam****Unit:**Rutgers University - Electrical and Computer Engineering**Research Interests:***High-Performance Computing; Machine Learning; Numerical Analysis; Data Mining; Scientific Computing; Computational Biology; Compilers.***MELAMED, Benjamin****Unit:**Rutgers University - Other**Research Interests:***System modeling and performance evaluation (mainly for telecommunications systems, supply chain management and homeland security operations); analytical and simulation modeling methodologies; hybrid simulation (discrete and fluid-flow transactions) and IPA (infinitesimal perturbation analysis); stochastic processes and time series; visual interactive environments for modeling and decision support***METAXAS, Dimitris****Unit:**Rutgers University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Human shape and motion estimation, human activity monitoring and recognition, medical image analysis,and modeling, biosensors, Physics-based modeling and simulation, computer animation, applications to homeland security.***MIASNIKOV, Alexei****Unit:**Stevens Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Algebra, theoretical computer science, cryptography***MIHAIL, Milena****Unit:**Georgia Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Randomized algorithms, Markov Chain Monte Carlo methods, algorithms and models for the Internet, the WWW, peer-to-peer networks and other complex networks.***MILI, Ali****Unit:**New Jersey Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Software engineering***MINSKY, Naftaly****Unit:**Rutgers University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Coordination and control in large, open, and distributed systems***MISCHAIKOW, Konstantin****Unit:**Rutgers University - Mathematics**Research Interests:***Topological methods for the analysis of dynamical systems; computational topology and dynamics; mathematical biology***MISRA, Vishal****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***Networking, with particular attention to net neutrality and the economics of the Internet; modeling and performance evaluation; information theory.***MITRA, Debasis****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***Stochastic traffic engineering, network economics, and network revenue management***MOHAJERI, Atefeh****Unit:**Nokia Bell Labs**MONMA, Clyde****Organization:**Telcordia Technologies (retired)**Research Interests:***Combinatorial optimization; applications to telecommunications.***MUSIALSKI, Przem****Unit:**New Jersey Institute of Technology**MUTHUKRISHNAN, S. (Muthu)****Unit:**Rutgers University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Algorithms for massive data streams.*

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**NAJAFIZADEH, Laleh****Unit:**Rutgers University - Electrical and Computer Engineering**Research Interests:***Cognitive Radio Networks and Spectrum Policy; Radio Resource Management; Network Coding for Wireless Networks.***NAMJOSHI, Kedar****Unit:**Nokia Bell Labs**Research Interests:***Programming methodology, concurrency semantics, program analysis and verification methods, specification logics***NANNICINI, Giacomo****Unit:**IBM Research**Research Interests:***Mathematical programming, operations research, computational optimization.***NAOR, Assaf****Unit:**Princeton University - Mathematics**Research Interests:***Analysis; probablility; convex geometry; linear and non-linear geometric Banach space theory; structure theory of discrete metric spaces; applications of the previous to theoretical computer science, combinatorics and mathematical physics***NARAIN, Sanjai****Unit:**Perspecta Labs**Research Interests:***Network security, symbolic logic, programming languages, logic programming***NATH, Badri****Unit:**Rutgers University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Mobile wireless computing, sensor networks designing services for wireless networks.***NAUMANN, David****Unit:**Stevens Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Semantics and verification, formal methods and security***NAUS, Joseph****Unit:**Rutgers University - Statistics**Research Interests:***Probabilistic and statistical approaches to looking for unusual clustering of patterns within DNA and protein sequences, and measuring the unusulaness of matching of patterns between multiple DNA sequences. Statistical approaches to data editing, survey sampling, and applied statistics.***NELSON, Christie****Unit:**Rutgers University - DIMACS**Research Interests:***Operations Research, Optimization, Linear Programming, Resource Allocation, Machine Learning, Text Mining, Analytics, Security Metrics, Stadium Security Patron Screening, walk-through metal detectors, data analysis and cleaning.***NESS, Linda****Unit:**Rutgers University - DIMACS**Research Interests:***Theory, algorithms, and methodologies for representing, fusing, visualizing, and analyzing data and applications of these to real data sets, complex systems and real-world problems in multiple domain areas; Techniques for automated generation of features grounded in theories for use in machine learning and decision making; Statistics, Mathematics (especially geometry including algebraic and differential geometry), Data science, Computer science; Inter-disciplinary collaborations.***NEVILL-MANNING, Craig****Organization:**Google**Research Interests:***Bioinformatics, inferring sequential structure, digital libraries, machine learning and data compression.***NICOLOSI, Antonio R.****Unit:**Stevens Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Cryptography; Security and privacy in distributed systems; Lattices and decoding algorithms***NITHI, Karun****Unit:**Nokia Bell Labs**Research Interests:***Big Data Analytics; Deep Learning for Image, Text analysis, and non-linear feature extractions for classification systems; Application of graph computations for data analysis and similarity ratings; Wireless network data analysis; GPU algorithms for massive data analysis and graph computations.***NUZMAN, Carl****Unit:**Nokia Bell Labs**Research Interests:***Probability, optimization, and dynamical systems; applications to optical networking, optical devices, micro electro-mechanical systems, power control, traffic modeling, and digital subscriber line systems.*

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**ODLYZKO, Andrew****Organization:**University of Minnesota**Research Interests:***Cryptography; number theory; combinatorics; coding theory; analysis; probability theory.***OLSON, Wilma****Unit:**Rutgers University - Other**Research Interests:***Theoretical and computational studies of the relationship of chemical architecture to the conformation, properties, and interactions of biological macromolecules, with major emphasis on nucleic acids.***ONAK, Krzysztof****Unit:**IBM Research**Research Interests:***Algorithms for big data, especially sublinear algorithms (both sublinear time and streaming) and modern parallel algorithms.***OSTROVSKY, Rafail****Organization:**UCLA**Research Interests:***Cryptography; computer security; distributed protocols and algorithms.*

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**PAPAKONSTANTINOU, Periklis****Unit:**Rutgers University - Other**Research Interests:***Foundations of Computing, Randomness, Cryptography, Machine Learning, and their intersection with Big Data***PARDALOS, Panos****Organization:**University of Florida**Research Interests:***Global and combinatorial optimization; biocomputing; massive datasets; data mining; Quantitative Neuroscience.***PARIDA, Laxmi****Unit:**IBM Research**Research Interests:***Computational biology and informatics, computer vision, geometric computing, design and analysis algorithms***PATAKI, Gabor****Organization:**University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill**Research Interests:***Convex programming, espeocially its geometry and duality; theoretical and computational integer programming.***PENNOCK, David****Unit:**Rutgers University - DIMACS**Research Interests:***Electronic commerce, artificial intelligence, information markets, auctions, Internet modeling/analysis, recommender systems, machine learning, decision theory, uncertain reasoning, decentralized coordination***PHAN, Hai****Unit:**New Jersey Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Privacy and Security, Deep Learning, AI, Big Data, Health Informatics, and Social Network***PINKAS, Benny****Organization:**Bar-Ilan University**Research Interests:***Cryptography, Privacy, Theory of Computer Science.***PIPPENGER, Nick****Organization:**Harvey Mudd College**Research Interests:***Computational complexity theory, communication networks, combinatorics, probability theory***POMERANCE, Carl****Organization:**Dartmouth College**Research Interests:***Number theory, with applications to cryptography.***POWELL, Warren****Unit:**Princeton University - Operations Research**Research Interests:***Stochastic optimization, and in particular approximate dynamic programming, and their application to a broad range of stochastic resource allocation problems spanning military and civilian applications from transportation and logistics to social services. Within this setting, research interests include methods for optimal learning, convergence analysis of algorithms, semi-cooperative behavior over networks and knowledge networks.*

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**RABIN, Tal****Unit:**IBM Research**Research Interests:***Cryptography and network security***RAJAGOPAL, Gunaretnam****Organization:**Johnson & Johnson**Research Interests:***Computational & Systems Biology, Statistical & Population genetics and Bioinformatics.***RAJAGOPALAN, Sivaram****Organization:**Honeywell**Research Interests:***Cryptography; average-case complexity.***RANDALL, Dana****Unit:**Georgia Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Randomized algorithms, Markov chain Monte Carlo, computational problems from statistical physics, combinatorics***REIMAN, Marty****Organization:****Research Interests:***Applied probability: queueing theory, stochastic control, diffusion processes; applied to broadband networking and other computer/communication systems.***RESENDE, Mauricio G. C.****Organization:**Amazon**Research Interests:***Combinatorial optimization; metaheuristics; interior point methods.***RETAKH, Vladimir****Unit:**Rutgers University - Mathematics**Research Interests:***Noncommutative algebra and combinatorics, special functions and differential equations, homological algebra and algebraic topology, mathematics education***REXFORD, Jennifer****Unit:**Princeton University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Network protocols, network measurement, and network management***ROBERTS, Fred S.****Unit:**Rutgers University - DIMACS**Research Interests:***Mathematical models in the biological, social, behavioral, and environmental sciences and of problems of communications, information, and transportation; applications of the mathematical sciences to homeland security; graph theory and combinatorics; measurement theory; utility, decisionmaking, and social choice; mathematics education.***ROETTELER, Martin****Unit:**Microsoft Research**Research Interests:***Quantum algorithms; Quantum error-correction; Quantum circuits; and digital signal processing.***ROSENSTEIN, Joseph G.****Unit:**Rutgers University - Mathematics**Research Interests:***Mathematics education; linear orderings; recursive model theory.***ROUGHGARDEN, Tim****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***Design, analysis, applications, and limitations of algorithms; Game theory and microeconomics, especially as applied to networks, auctions, and cryptocurrencies***RUBENSTEIN, Daniel****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***Computer networks; Network Robustness and Security; Multimedia networking; Performance Evaluation; Algorithms.***RUBIN, Avi****Organization:**Johns Hopkins University**Research Interests:***Cryptography; network security; secure systems; web security.***RUBINFELD, Ronitt****Organization:**Massachusetts Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Sublinear time algorithms, property testing, randomized algorithms, program result checking, computational learning theory.***RUSZCZYNSKI, Andrzej****Unit:**Rutgers University - RUTCOR**Research Interests:***Operations research, management science, stochastic programming, financial optimization, risk.*

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**SAKS, Michael****Unit:**Rutgers University - Mathematics**Research Interests:***Computational complexity; algorithms; extremal set theory; partially ordered sets.***SANIEE, Iraj****Unit:**Nokia Bell Labs**Research Interests:***Network design, distributed optimization; performance optimization of communications systems.***SARAF, Shubhangi****Unit:**Rutgers University - Mathematics**Research Interests:***Complexity theory, algebraic computation, error correcting codes, and discrete geometry***SARNAK, Peter****Unit:**Princeton University - Mathematics**Research Interests:***Data structures; graph algorithms.***SARWATE, Anand****Unit:**Rutgers University - Electrical and Computer Engineering**Research Interests:***Distributed optimization and signal processing, machine learning and statistics, information theory, and privacy-preserving data analysis.***SAVARI, Serap****Organization:**Texas A&M University**Research Interests:***Information theory, data compression, network coding, computing and communication systems.***SCHAPIRE, Rob****Unit:**Microsoft Research**Research Interests:***Theoretical and applied machine learning, with particular focus on boosting, online learning, game theory, and maximum entropy.***SCHIEBER, Baruch****Unit:**New Jersey Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Efficiency of computation, in particular: design and analysis of efficient algorithms, combinatorial optimization, parallel and distributed computation, complexity theory***SCHULZRINNE, Henning****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***Computer networks; multimedia systems; mobile and wireless systems; ubiquitous and pervasive computing.***SEDGEWICK, Robert****Unit:**Princeton University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Analysis of algorithms; algorithm visualization.***SEN, Siddhartha****Unit:**Microsoft Research**Research Interests:***Distributed systems; machine learning systems; data structures and algorithms.***SERVEDIO, Rocco****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***Computational learning theory; computational complexity theory and the role of randomness in computation.***SEYMOUR, Paul****Unit:**Princeton University - Mathematics**Research Interests:***Graph theory.***SHALLCROSS, David****Unit:**Perspecta Labs**Research Interests:***Discrete optimization.***SHELAH, Saharon****Unit:**Rutgers University - Mathematics**Research Interests:***Logic; model theory.***SHEPHERD, F. Bruce****Organization:**University of British Columbia**Research Interests:***Geometric and algorithmic approximation for combinatorial optimization problems***SHIH, Frank****Unit:**New Jersey Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Image Processing, Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Pattern Recognition, Big Data, Data Security, Biomedical Image Processing***SHOR, Peter****Organization:**Massachusetts Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Quantum computing; algorithms; computational geometry.***SILLS, Andrew****Organization:**Georgia Southern University**Research Interests:***Number theory and combinatorics integer partitions, q-series, basic hypergeometric series, the mathematics of Ramanujan***SINGH, Jaswinder****Unit:**Princeton University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Parallel computing applications and systems; computational biology.***SINGH, Mona****Unit:**Princeton University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Computational molecular biology and its interface with machine learning and algorithms.***SLIVKINS, Alex****Unit:**Microsoft Research**Research Interests:***Algorithms and theoretical computer science, spanning learning theory, algorithmic economics, and networks***SLOANE, Neil J. A.****Organization:**AT&T Labs (retired)**Research Interests:***Mathematics; electrical engineering; computer science; statistics.***SOFFER, Avraham****Unit:**Rutgers University - Mathematics**Research Interests:***Mathematical physics, quantum dynamics of many body systems and environment effects; analysis in probability; limit theorems; nonlinear dynamics and scattering.***SOIFER, Alexander****Organization:**University of Colorado**Research Interests:***Euclidean Ramsey Theory; Combinatorial & Discrete Geometry History of Mathematics in the XX Century***SOLJANIN, Emina****Unit:**Rutgers University - Electrical and Computer Engineering**Research Interests:***Coding and information theory, symbolic dynamics, mathematics of telecommunication systems.***SONTAG, Eduardo****Organization:**Northeastern University**Research Interests:***Control theory; mathematical systems molecular biology; artificial neural networks.***SORKIN, Gregory****Organization:**London School of Economics and Political Science**Research Interests:***Random structures, phase transitions, optimization, discrete mathematics, algorithms***SOUVAINE, Diane****Organization:**Tufts University**Research Interests:***Development and analysis of geometric algorithms with multidisiplinary applications.***SPASOJEVIC, Predrag****Unit:**Rutgers University - Electrical and Computer Engineering**Research Interests:***Communication and Information Theory, Coding and Sequence Theory, Signal Processing and Representation, Cellular and Wireless LAN Systems, Adhoc and Sensor Networks.***SQUILLANTE, Mark****Unit:**IBM Research**Research Interests:***Stochastic processes; probability theory; stochastic optimization; stochastic control; mathematical statistics; algorithms; decision making and reasoning under uncertainty.***STEIGER, William****Unit:**Rutgers University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Discrete and computational geometry; probability; algs and data structures.***STEIGLITZ, Ken****Unit:**Princeton University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Computing with particles; economic simulation; computer music.***STEIN, Cliff****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***Design and analysis of algorithms; combinatorial optimization; operations research; network algorithms; scheduling; algorithm engineering; and computational biology.***STOLOVITZKY, Gustavo****Unit:**IBM Research**Research Interests:***Computational and systems biology, Reverse engineering biological circuits, biological networks, dynamical systems, statistical physics, probability theory***STRAUSS, Martin****Organization:**University of Michigan**Research Interests:***Massive data sets; security; complexity theory.***STRAWDERMAN, William****Unit:**Rutgers University - Statistics**Research Interests:***Decision theory, Multiparameter estimation, Bayesian Statistics.***SZEGEDY, Mario****Unit:**Rutgers University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Algorithms and complexity; combinatorics; quantum computing***SZEMEREDI, Endre****Unit:**Rutgers University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Number theory; extremal graphs; theoretical computer science.*

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**TAN, Zhiqiang****Unit:**Rutgers University - Statistics**Research Interests:***Nonparametric and semiparametric statistics, causal inference, missing data problems, survey sampling, Monte Carlo integration.***TARJAN, Robert****Unit:**Princeton University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Data structures; graph algorithms; complexity.***TETALI, Prasad****Unit:**Georgia Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Discrete math and theory of computing, including probability, combinatorics, number theory and randomized algorithms.***THATHACHAR, T.S. Jayram****Unit:**IBM Research**Research Interests:***Computational complexity, communication complexity and information theory, data streams, sketching, online algorithms, optimization under uncertainty, probabilistic databases.***THOMAS, Robin****Unit:**Georgia Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Graph theory (including infinite graphs), combinatorics, combinatorial optimization, algorithms***THOMAS, Simon****Unit:**Rutgers University - Mathematics**Research Interests:***Set theory, model theory; infinite groups.***THORUP, Mikkel****Organization:**University of Copenhagen**Research Interests:***Combinatorial algorithms and data structures.***TRAPPE, Wade****Unit:**Rutgers University - Electrical and Computer Engineering**Research Interests:***Multimedia Security; Wireless Security; Wireless Networking; Cryptography.***TRIANDOPOULOS, Nikos****Unit:**Stevens Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Network & distributed system security; mobile & enterprise security; applied cryptography & secure protocol design.***TROTTER, Tom****Unit:**Georgia Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Combinatorics and graph theory with emphasis on extremal problems for discrete structures (with special interests in finite partially ordered sets), on-line algorithms, approximation algorithms, ramsey theory, discrete geometry, and discrete optimization.***TROYANSKAYA, Olga****Unit:**Princeton University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Bioinformatics and genomics, bridging Computer Science and Molecular Biology.***TULINO, Antonia****Unit:**Nokia Bell Labs

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**VAISHAMPAYAN, Vinay****Organization:**City University of New York**Research Interests:***Communication and information theory, signal processing, combinatorics.***VAN DEN BERG, Eric****Unit:**Perspecta Labs**VAN WIJNGAARDEN, Adriaan****Unit:**Nokia Bell Labs**Research Interests:***Information theory, communication theory, combinatorics, networks, coding, modulation, synchronization.***VANDERBEI, Robert J.****Unit:**Princeton University - Operations Research**Research Interests:***Optimization.***VASCONCELOS, Wolmer****Unit:**Rutgers University - Mathematics**Research Interests:***Commutative algebra and computational algebra.***VAZIRANI, Vijay****Organization:**University of California, Irvine**Research Interests:***Design of efficient exact and approximation algorithms, algorithmic game theory, computational complexity theory, algorithmic problems in coding theory.***VEMPALA, Santosh****Unit:**Georgia Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Computer science and systems***VIGODA, Eric****Unit:**Georgia Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Randomized algorithms, stochastic Processes (especially Markov Chain Monte Carlo), statistical physics.*

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**WALLACE, William****Unit:**Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute**Research Interests:***Trust in electronic media; dynamic social networks; ethical decision making emergency management for extreme events***WANG, David****Unit:**New Jersey Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Software engineering (e.g., bug detection and prediction, automated program repair, software analytics, code representation), program analysis, network science, AI, and service-oriented computing***WANG, Grace Guiling****Unit:**New Jersey Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Deep Learning, Blockchain Technologies, IoT, Financial Computing***WANG, Guanyang****Unit:**Rutgers University - Statistics**Research Interests:***Markov chain Monte Carlo, Machine Learning, Probability***WANG, Huan****Unit:**Microsoft Research**WANG, Wendy Hui****Unit:**Stevens Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Database security and privacy, semi-structured database, data mining***WEI, Zhi****Unit:**New Jersey Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Data Mining, Statistical Modelling and Machine Learning with applications to data enriched fields***WEINBERG, Matt****Unit:**Princeton University - Computer Science**Research Interests:***Algorithmic Mechanism Design, Algorithmic Game Theory, Algorithms Under Uncertainty, and Theoretical Computer Science***WETZEL, Susanne****Unit:**Stevens Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Cryptography, network security, biometrics***WHITE, Christopher****Unit:**Nokia Bell Labs**Research Interests:***Theoretical quantum chemistry, Communications devices and systems, Numerical methods and simulation, Electromagnetics and optics.***WHITT, Ward****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***Queueing theory, performance analysis, stochastic models of telecommunication systems, numerical transform inversion***WIGDERSON, Avi****Organization:**Institute for Advanced Study**Research Interests:***Complexity theory, parallel and distributed computation, combinatorics and graph theory, combinatorial optimization algorithms, randomness and cryptography, quantum computation and communication.***WIGGINS, Chris****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***Machine learning; statistics; computational biology; applied mathematics; theoretical physics.***WILFONG, Gordon****Unit:**Nokia Bell Labs**Research Interests:***Networking, protocol analysis, game theory and graph edge coloring.***WINKLER, Peter****Organization:**Dartmouth College**Research Interests:***Discrete math; probability; theory of computing.***WORTMAN VAUGHAN, Jenn****Unit:**Microsoft Research**Research Interests:***Algorithmic economics; elicitation and aggregation of information; preferences, and beliefs; machine learning; crowdsourcing and human computation; mathematical foundations of social computing.***WRIGHT, Rebecca****Organization:**Barnard College**Research Interests:***Privacy, cryptography, security, distributed computing.***WU, Chase****Unit:**New Jersey Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Big data, parallel and distributed computing, computer networks, high-performance networking, green computing and networking, sensor networks, scientific visualization, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity*

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**XIAO, Han****Unit:**Rutgers University - Statistics**Research Interests:***Nonstationary time series, high-dimensional data analysis, algebraic statistics, random matrix theory.***XIE, Minge****Unit:**Rutgers University - Statistics**Research Interests:***Statistical methodologies, model developments and theories, with applications in bio-medical sciences, social sciences, industry, and environmental sciences.***XIONG, Hui****Unit:**Rutgers University - Other**Research Interests:***Data mining, statistical computing, geographic information systems, biomedical informatics, and information security.***XU, Pan****Unit:**New Jersey Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Algorithm design and analysis; data mining; stochastic optimization; artificial intelligence*

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**YANNAKAKIS, Mihalis****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***Algorithms; complexity; databases; testing.***YAO, Andrew****Organization:**Tsinghua University**Research Interests:***Computational complexity; analysis of algorithms.***YAO, Danfeng****Organization:**Virginia Tech**Research Interests:***Information security (authentication, authorization, trust management, secure e-commerce, network security) and applied cryptography (anonymity, encryption, secure multi-party computation)***YAO, David****Unit:**Columbia University**Research Interests:***Applied Probability; Optimization; Risk Management; Stochastic Systems.***YATES, Roy****Unit:**Rutgers University - Electrical and Computer Engineering**Research Interests:***Resource Management in Wireless Systems; Dynamic Spectrum Access and Spectrum Regulation; Information Theory for Wireless Networks; Future Internet Architectures.***YE, Xinyue****Unit:**New Jersey Institute of Technology**Research Interests:***Machine learning, data science, geographic information science, urban computing***YU, Chun-Nam****Unit:**Nokia Bell Labs**Research Interests:***machine learning, kernel methods, structured output learning, optimization, statistics, deep learning*

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**ZEILBERGER, Doron****Unit:**Rutgers University - Mathematics**Research Interests:***Enumerative and algebraic combinatorics, computerized proofs of identities, experimental mathematics.***ZHANG, Lisa****Unit:**Nokia Bell Labs**Research Interests:***Design, analysis and implementation of algorithms.***ZONOUZ, Saman Aliari****Unit:**Rutgers University - Electrical and Computer Engineering**Research Interests:***Security and Privacy; Cyber-Physical Systems; Intrusion Detection and Responce; Embedded and Operating Systems Security; Reverse Engineering and Malware Analysis; Trustworthy Power-Grid Critical Infrastructures.*