Kevin Sun

Ph.D. student (August 2017 - present)
Department of Computer Science
Duke University

Office: LSRC D227
Email: ksun AT cs DOT duke DOT edu

Research Interests

I am part of the theory group at Duke, and I am interested in the design and analysis of algorithms. Recently, I've been looking at online and approximation algorithms for scheduling and allocation problems.


  1. Samir Khuller, Jingling Li, Pascal Sturmfels, Kevin Sun, and Prayaag Venkat.
    Select and Permute: An Improved Online Framework for Scheduling to Minimize Weighted Completion Time.
    Theoretical Computer Science. July 2019.
    A preliminary version appeared at the 13th Latin American Theoretical Informatics Symposium (LATIN 2018). [arXiv:1704.06677]


Background / Education