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Mert Pilanci

Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

I’m an assistant professor in the department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. 

Prior to joining University of Michigan, I was a Math+X postdoctoral fellow working with Emmanuel Candes at Stanford University. I received my Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UC Berkeley in 2016. My Ph.D. advisors were Martin Wainwright and Laurent El Ghaoui, and my studies were supported partially by a Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship.

Research Interests: Large Scale OptimizationMachine Learning and Big DataSignal ProcessingCompressed SensingInformation Theory and Polar Coding