Prof. Namrata Vaswani (http://www.ece.iastate.edu/~namrata/) is looking for multiple Ph.D. students for Spring or Fall 2016. Students with Bachelors or Masters in Electrical or Electrical and Computer Engineering (EE or ECE) or in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics and who have a strong background in linear algebra and probability (undergrad level probability taught in an EE or Math program is enough) are encouraged to apply. Other desirable skills include: (a) the interest and ability to work hard, (b) the ability to think independently, (c) the ability to write well (mathematically).
Her research is in statistical machine learning, data science and signal and information processing. In recent years, her group has worked on developing and analyzing online algorithms for various high-dimensional structured data recovery problems such as online sparse matrix recovery (recursive recovery of sparse vector sequences) or dynamic compressed sensing, online robust principal components' analysis (PCA) and online matrix completion, sparse PCA etc. For more details, see http://www.ece.iastate.edu/~namrata/Summary/index.html
If you are interested and possess the above skills, please email her at [email protected] with the subject line `graduate student applicant'. Please attach a copy of your resume and your your transcripts (scanned or unofficial is fine).