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Mahdi Soltanolkotabi

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Departments
  • Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering

Office
  • EEB 422
  • Hughes Aircraft Electrical Engineering Center
  • 3740 McClintock Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • USC Mail Code: 2564

Phone
  • (213) 740-4456

Email
  • soltanol@usc.edu


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Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

Education
  • 2014, PhD, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University




Biography


Mahdi Soltanolkotabi completed his Ph.D. in electrical engineering at Stanford University in 2014. He was a postdoctoral researcher in the EECS and Statistics departments at UC Berkeley during the 2014-2015 academic year.



Research Summary


Soltanolkotabi's research focuses on design and mathematical understanding of computationally efficient algorithms for optimization, high dimensional statistics, machine learning, signal processing and computational imaging. Recently a main focus of his research has been on developing and analyzing algorithms for non-convex optimization with provable guarantees of convergence to the global optimum. A particular focus on the application side has been on computational imaging.


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