Ali Kemal Sinop

Contact Information:

Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing
121 Calvin Lab
UC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720.

About Me (my resume as pdf)

I am currently a research fellow at the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing, UC Berkeley. Before this, I spent two years as a postdoctoral researcher at the School of Mathematics, Institute for Advanced Study and Center for Computational Intractibility, Princeton University. I received my PhD from Carnegie Mellon University, Computer Science Department where I was fortunate to be advised by Prof. Venkatesan Guruswami.

My research interests are in the area of theoretical computer science. More specifically I am interested in:

Prior to coming to CMU, I worked at Siemens Corporate Research for two years under supervision of Dr. Leo Grady doing research on graph based methods for image segmentation.

Last but not least, my hometown is Meram, Dere in city of Konya, Turkey .

Educational Background


I was a lecturer at A-Star Summer Computer Science Camp, 2012 teaching USACO Gold class.
I was also a teaching assistant for the following courses during my PhD:

Recent Publications (2009-present)

Not So Recent Publications