# Prasad Tetali

## Alexander M. Knaster Professor, Department Head

**Address:**

6105 Wean Hall

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Carnegie Mellon University

5000 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

**P:** 412-268-2545

# Education

M.S., Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

Ph.D., Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University

Postdoctoral Appointments:

- Mathematical Sciences Research Center, AT & T Bell Labs

# Awards

- Georgia Tech’s Regents Professor
- Fellow of the American Mathematical Society
- SIAM Fellow

# Research

# Select Publications

*Book:*

Montenegro, R. and Tetali, P. Mathematical Aspects of Mixing Times in Markov Chains. In the series: Foundations and Trends in Theoretical Computer Science, *now* Publishers (2006), Boston-Deift.

*Publications:*

Gozlan, N., Roberto, C., Samson, P-M., and Tetali, P. Kantorovich duality for general transport costs and applications. *J. Functional Analysis*, 273 (2017), no. 11, 3327-3405.

Klartag, B., Kozma, G., Ralli, P., and Tetali, P. Discrete curvature and abelian groups. *Canadian J. of Math.*, 68 (2016), 655-674.

Gozlan, N., Roberto, C., Samson, P-M., Tetali, P. Displacement convexity of entropy and related inequalities on graphs. *Probab. Th. Rel. Fields*, 160 (2014), 47-94.

Bayati, M., Gamarnik, D., and Tetali, P. Combinatorial Approach to the interpolation method and scaling limits in sparse random graphs. Proc. of the ACM STOC 2010. Journal version in *Annals of Probability*, 41 (2013), 4080-4115.

Das Sarma, A., Nanongkai, D., Pandurangan, G., and Tetali, P. Distributed Random Walks. *J. of the ACM*, 60 (1) (2013).

Borgs, C., Chayes, J., and Tetali, P. Tight Bounds for Mixing of the Swendsen-Wang Algorithm at the Potts Transition Point. *Probab. Th. & Rel. Fields*, (online version: Nov. 2010), 152 (2012), 509-557.

Croot, E., Granville, A., Pemantle, R., Tetali, P. Sharp Transitions in Making Squares. *Annals of Mathematics*, 175 (2012), 1507-1550.

Restrepo, R., Shin, J., Tetali, P., Vigoda, E., Yang, L. Improved Mixing Condition on the Grid for Counting and Sampling Independent Sets. *Probab. Th. Rel. Fields*, (online version: 24 March 2012), 156 (2013), 75-99.

Friedgut, E., Rödl, V., Rucinski, A., Tetali, P. A sharp threshold for random graphs with a monochromatic triangle in every edge coloring. *Memoirs of the AMS*, 179 (2006), 66 pages.

Tetali, P. Random Walks and the Effective Resistance of Networks. *Journal of Theoretical Probability*, 4 (1991), 101-109.

Erdös, P., and Tetali, P. Representations of Integers as the Sum of k Terms. *Random Struct. and Alg.*, 1 (1990) 245-261.