Prof. Volkan Cevher

Volkan picture

Research Interests:

  • Machine Learning
  • Optimization
  • Signal Processing
  • Information Theory
 


Contact Address 

EPFL STI IEL LIONS

ELE 233 (Bâtiment ELE)

Station 11

CH-1015 Lausanne

+41 21 69 31101

people@epfl page

email: volkan.cevher@epfl.ch

Biography 

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Volkan Cevher received the B.Sc. (valedictorian) in electrical engineering from Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey, in 1999 and the Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA in 2005. He was a Research Scientist with the University of Maryland, College Park from 2006-2007 and also with Rice University in Houston, TX, from 2008-2009. Currently, he is an Associate Professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne and a Faculty Fellow in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Rice University. His research interests include signal processing theory, machine learning, convex optimization, and information theory. Dr. Cevher was the recipient of the IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Paper Award in 2016, a Best Paper Award at CAMSAP in 2015, a Best Paper Award at SPARS in 2009, and an ERC CG in 2016 as well as an ERC StG in 2011.

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