Tamio-Vesa Nakajima

Reading for a DPhil (the Oxford name for a PhD) in Computer Science at Trinity College, Oxford. I previously (2017-2021) completed a MCompSci at University College, Oxford.

Email: tamio-vesa.nakajima@cs.ox.ac.uk

Orcid: 0000-0003-3684-9412

CV: here


My main interest is in Promise Constraint Satisfaction Problems, which I research together with my supervisor Standa Živný. In the past I also worked a bit on steganography. More generally I am interested in Algorithms and Complexity.


Honours, Awards


I was awarded a Clarendon Scholarship in order to read for a DPhil at Oxford.

The following awards were received during my Undergraduate degree at Oxford; they are also listed here.

Competitive programming

My comptetitive programming profiles are: infoarena, codeforces.

Other activities


Taught classes for Combinatorial Optimization at Oxford in 2022-2023.

Taught tutorials for Imperative programming 1 & 2 and Imperative programming 3 at University College, Oxford in 2022.

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Competitive programming

Deputy team leader for Romania at:

Scientific committee executive chairman for InfO(1)Cup: 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024

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Personal details

I am Romanian, from Beiuș. (In fact, in 2018-2019 I was president of the Romanian Society in Oxford.) I usually go by just Tamio, not Tamio-Vesa. I also compose a lot of classical music, which I put on my youtube channel: