Gil Cohen is a postdoctoral researcher at Princeton University. He obtained his Ph.D. in 2015 from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel under the guidance of Ran Raz. In 2015-16 he was a postdoctoral fellow in the theory group at the California Institute of Technology, hosted by Leonard Schulman and Thomas Vidick.
His research is mainly in complexity theory and related mathematics, with a recent focus on explicit constructions of pseudorandom objects such as various types of extractors, Ramsey graphs and pseudorandom generators. He also studies algebraic-geometric codes, lower bounds in various models, cryptography, quantum computation and other topics.