Venkat Chandrasekaran

Venkat Chandrasekaran

Professor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences and Electrical Engineering

Degrees and Appointments

B.A., Rice University, 2005; B.S., 2005; M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007; Ph.D., 2011. Assistant Professor, Caltech, 2012-17; Professor, 2017-.


Research Group Matters
Carmen Nemer-Sirois
Annenberg IST Center

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Research Overview

Chandrasekaran’s research interests broadly lie in mathematical optimization and its interface with topics in the information sciences.  Specific areas of interest include convex optimization, mathematical signal processing, graphs and combinatorial optimization, applied algebraic geometry, computational harmonic analysis, and statistical inference.

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