People

Elchanan Mossel

Professor

Mathematics

EIchanan Mossel was awarded a PhD in Mathematics at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, advised by Yuval Peres. Before joining MIT mathematics department in 2016 as a professor, he was a Professor in the Statistics department at the Wharton School, UPenn and a professor of professor of Statistics and Computer Science at UC Berkeley.

His research interests span many areas of theoretical computer science, discrete mathematics, applied probability, and statistics including combinatorial statistics, discrete Fourier analysis, randomized algorithms, computational complexity theory, social choice, game theory and biological evolution.

He received a Sloan fellowship in Mathematics, and NSF CAREER award and the BSF Bergman prize.