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Neal E. Young

Visiting Professor

Contact

Mailing Address

Northeastern University
ATTN: Neal Young, 202WVH
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Research Interests

  • Algorithms
  • Combinatorial optimization

Education

  • PhD in Computer Science, Princeton University
  • BA in Computer Science and Mathematics, Cornell University

Biography

Neal has been a professor of Computer Science at University of California Riverside since 2004. Before that he worked at Akamai Technologies (1999-2004), was an assistant professor at Dartmouth College (1995-1999), and did postdocs at AT&T Bell Labs (Mathematical Foundations of Computing), Cornell ORIE, and University of Maryland (UMIACS).

Hometown

West Lafayette, Indiana

What is your research focus?

My research focuses on approximation algorithms for combinatorial optimization, including Lagrangian-relaxation algorithms for large-scale linear programming, online algorithms for caching and data management, and approximation algorithms for NP-hard problems.