Swastik Kopparty is a scientific advisor to StarkWare.
Swastik is an Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at Rutgers University in New Jersey. His research areas include error-correcting codes, computational complexity theory, finite fields, randomness and pseudorandomness. Prior to joining Rutgers, Swastik got his PhD in Computer Science from MIT in 2010, and was a postdoc at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton during 2010-2011. He is a recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship and the NSF CAREER Award.