Faculty Profile

Photograph of Joel Spencer

Joel H. Spencer

Silver Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
spencer@cims.nyu.edu
212-998-3219
Warren Weaver Hall, Office 829

Education

Ph.D., Harvard University, USA, 1970.
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, 1965.

Research Interests

Theoretical computer science and discrete mathematics.

Selected Publications

N. Alon and J. Spencer, The Probabilistic Method, 3rd Edition (Wiley, 2008)
J. Spencer, Asymptopia, Student Mathematical Library (American Mathematical Society, 2014)
J. Spencer, The Strange Logic of Random Graphs (Springer-Verlag, 2001)