Prof. Volkan Cevher received his BSc degree (valedictorian) in Electrical Engineering from Bilkent University in 1999, and his PhD degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2005. He held Research Scientist positions at University of Maryland, College Park during 2006-2007 and at Rice University during 2008-2009. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne and a Faculty Fellow at Rice University. His research interests include signal processing theory, machine learning, graphical models, and information theory.
Fields of expertise
Teaching & PhD
- Electrical and Electronics Engineering,
- Doctoral Program in Electrical Engineering
- Doctoral program in computer and communication sciences
- Doctoral Program in Microsystems and Microelectronics
- Doctoral Program Digital Humanities
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