Faculty Profile

Photograph of Joel Spencer

Joel H. Spencer

Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Computer Science
Warren Weaver Hall, Office 829


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)