Avishay Tal named 2022 Sloan Research Fellow in Computer Science
CS Assistant Prof. Avishay Tal has been selected as a 2022 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Computer Science. This award recognizes outstanding early-career faculty for their "potential to revolutionize their fields of study." Tal is a member of the Theory group; his interests include computational complexity, analysis of boolean functions, circuit and formula lower bounds, query complexity, pseudorandomness, computational learning theory, quantum computing, combinatorics, and connections between algorithms and lower bounds. He is among 4 winners from UC Berkeley representing the fields of CS, math, physics, and neuroscience. Winners receive $75K, which may be spent over a two-year term to support their research.