Postdoctoral Scholars

CMS runs an active, interdisciplinary postdoctoral program which typically has upwards of 20 postdoctoral scholars in any given year. These postdoctoral scholars are sponsored by individual faculty and research groups as well as through cross-cutting centers such as the Center for the Mathematics of Information (CMI), the Social and Information Sciences Laboratory (SISL), the Institute for Quantum Information (IQIM), the Resnick Institute, and the Molecular Programming Project.

Current opportunities to apply for postdoctoral positions can be found here.

Current Postdoctoral Scholars


James D. Anderson
Senior Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing and Mathematical Sciences


Ning Bao
DuBridge Postdoctoral Scholar in Theoretical Physics


Pathikrit Basu
Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing and Mathematical Sciences


Mario A. Berta
Postdoctoral Scholar in Theoretical Physics


Yuxin Chen
Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing and Mathematical Sciences


Elizabeth Crosson
IQIM Postdoctoral Scholar in Physics


Frits Dannenberg
Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing and Mathematical Sciences


Matthew M. Dunlop
Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing and Mathematical Sciences


Philippe Faist
Postdoctoral Scholar in Theoretical Physics


Sofie Haesaert
Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing and Mathematical Sciences


Yichen Huang
Postdoctoral Scholar in Physics


Tomas R. Jochym O'Connor
Sherman Fairchild Postdoctoral Scholar in Theoretical Physics


Shiwei Lan
Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing and Mathematical Sciences


Ke (Carl) Li
Postdoctoral Scholar in Theoretical Physics


Pengfei Liu
Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing and Mathematical Sciences


Arnaud Marsiglietti
Wally Baer & Jeri Weiss Postdoctoral Scholar in Electrical Engineering


Nikolai Matni
Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing & Mathematical Sciences


Michaelle Mayalu
Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing and Mathematical Sciences


Tewodros (Teddy) Mekonnen
Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing and Mathematical Sciences


Ambuj Pandey
Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing and Mathematical Sciences


Jagabandhu Paul
Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing and Mathematical Sciences


Mehmet Burak Sahinoglu
Postdoctoral Scholar in Theoretical Physics


Constantine (Costis) Sideris
Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing and Mathematical Sciences


Yanan Sui
Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing and Mathematical Sciences


Christopher Thachuk
Senior Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing and Mathematical Sciences


Shai P. Vardi
Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing and Mathematical Sciences


Qi Yu
Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing & Mathematical Sciences


Selected Postdoctoral Alumni

Last known affiliation is listed for all alumni

Margareta Ackerman
Faculty, Florida State University

Sachin Adlakha
Data Scientist, AYASDI

Gorjan Alagic
University of Copenhagen

Brendan Ames
Faculty, University of Alabama

Manuel Arora
Senior Data Scientist, Netflix

Vera Asodi
Istra Research

A. Salman Avestimehr
Faculty, Cornell University

Yakov Babichenko
Faculty, Technion

Siddharth Barman
Faculty, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Noam Berger
Faculty, Hebrew University

Quentin Berthet
Faculty, University of Cambridge, UK

Umang Bhaskar
Faculty, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

Eilyan Bitar
Faculty, Cornell University

Sergio Boixo
Google

Kristin Branson
Janelia Research Campus - Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Darrick Chang
Faculty, ICFO

Ho-Lin Chen
Faculty, National Taiwan University

Asaf Cohen
Faculty, Ben Gurion University

Jean-Charles Delvenne
Faculty, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium

Alex Dimakis
Faculty, University of Texas, Austin

Piotr Dollar
Facebook

David Doty
Faculty, UC Davis

Elona Erez
Faculty, Yale University

Brendan Farrell
Founder, HowLoud, Inc.

Omar Fawzi
Faculty, ENS Lyon

Dan Feldman
Faculty, Haifa University

Lukasz Fidkowski 
Faculty, Stony Brook

Steve Flammia
Faculty, University of Sydney

Jie Gao
Faculty, Stony Brook University

Dennice Gayme
Faculty, Johns Hopkins University

Daniel Golovin
Google

Alexey Gorshkov
Faculty, University of Maryland

Shirin Jalali
Bell Labs

Liang Jiang
Faculty, Yale

Libin Jiang
Qualcomm, NJ

Stephen Jordan
NIST

Nevin Kapur
Google

Peter Keevash
Faculty, Oxford University

Jongmin Kim
Faculty, Harvard University

Robert Koenig
Faculty, TU Munich

Imre Risi Kondor
Faculty, University of Chicago

Liang Kong
Faculty, Tsinghua

Michael Langberg
Faculty, State University of New York at Buffalo

Cedric Langbort
Faculty, UIUC

Ron Lavi
Faculty, Technion

Christian Lessig
Technische Universität Berlin

Yury Lifshits
Entangled Solutions

Netanel Lindner
Faculty, Technion

Jun Liu
Faculty, University of Waterloo

Yi-Kai Liu
NIST

Michael Maire
Toyota Technical Institute at Chicago

Enrique Mallada
Faculty, Johns Hopkins University

Mike McCoy
Qadium

Pooran Memari
Faculty, Institut Mines-Télécom, ParisTech

Manor Mendel
Faculty, Open University of Israel

Dominik Michels
Faculty, Stanford

Sayan Mitra
Faculty, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Yilin Mo
Faculty, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Jiawang Nie
Faculty, UCSD

Frederique Oggier
Faculty, Nanyang Technological University

Yizhar Or
Faculty, Technion

Necmiye Ozay
Faculty, University of Michigan

Farzad Parvaresh
Faculty, University of Isfahan

Georgios Piliouras
Faculty, Singapore University of Technology

David Poulin
Faculty, Université de Sherbrooke

Pavithra Prabhakar
Faculty, Kansas State University

Vasumathi Raman
United Technologies Research Center

Ben Recht
Faculty, UC Berkeley

Ben Reichardt
Faculty, USC

Justin Romberg
Faculty, Georgia Tech

Eyal Rozenman
Brightsource Energy

Norbert Schuch
Faculty, RWTH, Aachen

Shaunak Sen
Faculty, IIT Dehli

Alex Sprintson
Faculty, Texas A&M

Chaitanya Swamy
Faculty, University of Waterloo

Kristan Temme
IBM

Shripad Thite
Google

Ufuk Topcu
Faculty, University of Texas, Austin

Madeleine Udell
Cornell University

Michael Wakin
Faculty, Colorado School of Mines

Ling Wang
Faculty, CSRC, Beijing

Stephanie Wehner
Faculty, QuTech, Delft

Max Welling
Faculty, UC Irvine and University of Amsterdam

Lin Xiao
Microsoft Research

Yunjian Xu
Faculty, Singapore University of Technology and Design

Lihi Zelnik-Manor
Technion and Cornell Tech

Shengyu Zhang
Faculty, Chinese University of Hong Kong