Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Department of Computer Science
Swastik Kopparty is an associate professor in the Department of Mathematics and Department of Computer Science. Kopparty received his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Before joining U of T, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the School of Mathematics in the Institute for Advanced Study, and an associate professor of mathematics and computer science at Rutgers University in New Jersey. He is a recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship and the NSF CAREER Award.
Kopparty’s research is in theoretical computer science and discrete mathematics — especially error-correcting codes, computational complexity theory, finite fields, randomness and pseudo-randomness.