Event title: Distinguished Lecture by David L. Donoho

Time: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: Suddath Seminar Room at the Petit Institute, 315 Ferst Drive, Rm. 1128

Organizers: Professors Jeff Wu, Santanu Dey, and Xiaoming Huo (ISyE)

Bio: David Leigh Donoho is a professor of statistics at Stanford University, where he is also the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor in the Humanities and Sciences. His work includes the development of effective methods for the construction of low-dimensional representations for high-dimensional data problems (multiscale geometric analysis), developments of wavelets for denoising and compressed sensing.

In 1991, Donoho was named a MacArthur Fellow. He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1992. He was the winner of the COPSS Presidents' Award in 1994. In 2001, he won the John von Neumann Prize of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. In 2002, he was appointed to the Bass professorship. He was elected a SIAM Fellow and a foreign associate of the French Académie des sciences in 2009, and in the same year received an honorary doctorate from the University of Chicago. In 2010 he won the Norbert Wiener Prize in Applied Mathematics, given jointly by SIAM and the American Mathematical Society. He is also a member of the United States National Academy of Science. In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society. In 2013 he was awarded the Shaw Prize for Mathematics. In 2016, he was awarded an honorary degree at the University of Waterloo.

More details on this event will be posted at https://www.isye.gatech.edu/news-events/events/calendar/day/9773 and http://triad.gatech.edu/events.