Introduction

Hello and thank you for your interest in my research. Since Fall 2009, I am an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan. Prior to that I was at MIT where I received my Masters and PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science as part of the MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Ocean Science and Engineering. I work at the interface of statistical signal processing and random matrix theory with applications such as sonar, radar, wireless communications and machine learning in mind.

I particularly enjoy using random matrix theory to address problems that arise in statistical signal processing. An important component of my work is applying it in real-world settings to tease out low-level signals from sensor, oceanographic, financial and econometric time/frequency measurements/time series. In addition to the satisfaction derived from transforming the theory into practice, real-world settings give us insight into how the underlying techniques can be refined and/or made more robust.

We gratefully acknowledge support of the Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Program, the National Science Foundation, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Program, the DARPA Young Faculty Award and the Army Research Office's MURI initiative in sustaining our research.

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