Professor, University of California, Berkeley
Umesh Vazirani is a professor in the Computer Science Division of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley. Professor Vazirani is a Director of the Berkeley Quantum Information and Computation Center (BQIC).
He received an NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award in 1987 and the Friedman Mathematics Prize in 1985. Professor Vazirani wrote the book, “An Introduction to Computational Learning Theory'' with Michael Kearns and currently is at the forefront of research in the area of quantum computing.