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, and 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), and 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.

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