Anand D. Sarwate is as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. He received a BS degree in Electrical Science and Engineering and a BS degree in Mathematics from MIT in 2002, an MS in Electrical Engineering from UC Berkeley in 2005 and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from UC Berkeley in 2008. From 2008-2011 he was a postdoctoral researcher at the Information Theory and Applications Center at UC San Diego and from 2011-2013 he was a Research Assistant Professor at the Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago, a philanthropically endowed academic computer science institute located on the University of Chicago campus.
He has been the Online Editor of the IEEE Information Theory Society (2015-) and an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Signal and Information Processing over Networks (2015-). Sarwate received the NSF CAREER award in 2015 and the A. Walter Tyson Assistant Professor Award from the Rutgers School of Engineering in 2018. His interests are in information theory, machine learning, and signal processing, with applications to distributed systems, privacy and security, and biomedical research.