Maryam Fazel

Associate Professor, University of Washington

Maryam Fazel is an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Washington, with adjunct appointments in Computer Science, Mathematics, and Statistics. Maryam received her MS and PhD in EE from Stanford University, BS from Sharif University of Technology in Iran, and was a postdoctoral scholar at Caltech prior to joining UW. She is a recipient of the NSF Career Award (2009), the UW EE Outstanding Teaching Award (2009), the UAI conference Best Student Paper Award (2014), and coauthored a paper selected as a Fast-Breaking Paper by Science Watch (2011) on the problem of low-rank matrix recovery. Her research interests are in mathematical optimization, including convex optimization theory and algorithms, low-rank matrix methods, and applications in machine learning.

Program Visits

Foundations of Data Science, Fall 2018, Visiting Scientist
Bridging Continuous and Discrete Optimization, Fall 2017, Visiting Scientist
Foundations of Machine Learning, Spring 2017, Visiting Scientist