Nikhil Srivastava is an assistant professor of mathematics at the University of California. He is best known for the Cadison Singer Problem. Nikhil was born in November 1983 in New Delhi and has studied in educational institutions around the world – Syria, UK, Saudi Arabia and the US. As her father was Neeraj Srivastava, an Indian Foreign Service officer who has served as the Indian ambassador to Uganda and Denmark. Srivastava loves mathematics because he finds a surprising amount of internal consistency between the various axioms, which range from complexity to simplicity. His love for mathematics implies how to seek this beauty in any subject, as it drives one to delve deeper into it.
Early life and education
Nikhil Shrivastava was born in New Delhi, India. He attended Union College in Schenectady, New York, graduating summa cum laude in 2005 with bachelor of science degrees in mathematics and computer science. He received his PhD in computer science from Yale University in 2010. His dissertation was called “Spectral Sparsification and Restricted”.
1)Polya Puraskar (2014)
2) Michael and Sheila Held Prize (2021)