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Adel Javanmard

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Associate Professor of Data Sciences and Operations and Computer Science

Education

  • 2014, Doctoral Degree, Stanford University



Biography


Adel Javanmard is an Associate Professor in the department of Data Sciences and Operation, Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, where he also holds a courtesy appointment with the computer science department. Prior to joining USC in 2015, he was a NSF postdoctoral research fellow at the Center for Science of Information, with worksite at UC Berkeley and Stanford University. He completed his PhD at Stanford University in 2014. His research interests are broadly in the area of high-dimensional statistics, machine learning, optimization, and personalized decision-making. Adel is the recipient of several awards and fellowships, including 2021 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Mathematics, the IMS Tweedie Researcher award, the NSF CAREER award, Adobe Faculty Research award, Google Faculty Research award, the Thomas Cover dissertation award from the IEEE Society, Douglas Basil Award for Junior Business Faculty, the Zumberge Faculty Research and Innovation award, and the NSF CSoI Postdoctoral Fellowship.

Research Summary


Professor Javanmard is broadly interested in design and analysis of statistical methods for large-scale data, high-dimensional inference, network analysis, non-convex optimization and personalized decision-making.

Awards


  • 2021 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Mathematics
  • 2020 Adobe Data Science Faculty Research Award
  • 2020 IMS Tweedie New Researcher Award
  • 2019 The NSF CAREER Award, DMS Statistics
  • 2018 ‘‘Outlier Research in Business” grant, USC Marshall
  • 2018 The Dr. Douglas Basil Award for Junior Business Faculty
  • 2017 USC James H. Zumberge Faculty Research and Innovation Fund Zumberge Individual Award
  • 2016 Google Faculty Research Award
  • 2015 IEEE Information Theory Society Thomas M. Cover Dissertation Award
  • 2015 Center for Science of Information (CSoI) NSF Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship
  • 2012 The IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT) Student Paper Award Finalist
  • 2011 The IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT) Student Paper Award Finalist
  • 2010 Stanford Graduate Fellowship
  • 2009 Stanford Electrical Engineering Fellowship
  • 2004 Silver Medal Recipient in the 45th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), Greece
  • 2003 Gold Medal Recipient in National Mathematical Olympiad
  • 2002 Bronze Medal Recipient in National Mathematical Olympiad
Appointments
  • Data Sciences and Operations

Office
  • 3670 TROUSDALE PARKWAY Bldg. #8
  • USC Mail Code: 0809

Contact Information
  • ajavanma@usc.edu

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