Ian Mertz

Graduate Student, University of Toronto
Visiting Graduate Student
Program: Meta-Complexity
Dates of Visit: Jan. 17Mar. 31, 2023

Ian Mertz is a second year MSc/PhD student in the Theory Group at the University of Toronto, supervised by Toniann Pitassi. Previously, he was an undergraduate at Rutgers University working with Eric Allender. His research interests include circuit complexity, communication complexity, and proof complexity, as well as old research on arithmetic circuit complexity, Kolmogorov complexity, and the Minimum Circuit Size Problem.

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