Tag: Nikhil Srivastava

Nikhil Srivastava, an Indian computer scientist and math genius has solved a 62-year-old problem with his team and won a top US prize. He worked with his two friends Daniel Spielman (Sterling Professor of Computer Science, a professor of statistics and data science, and a professor of mathematics) and Adam Marcus (the Chair of Combinatorial Analysis at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland). It took him 5 years to find out the solution to the Kadison-Singer problem which arose in 1959 and remained unsolved for 62 years.