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Dolecek, Lara


Lara DolecekLara Dolecek, Assistant Professor

Northrop Grumman Excellence in Teaching Award, 2013
Intel Early Career Award, 2013
University of California Faculty Development Award, 2013
Okawa Research Grant, 2013
NSF CAREER Award, 2012

 

Research Group: Laboratory for Robust Information Systems

Office: 56-147B Engr IV, Phone: 310-825-2108, Email

 

Biography

Dr. Dolecek received her PhD in 2007 in Electrical Engineering from UC Berkeley and has been a post-doctoral scholar at MIT since then. She also received an M.A. in Statistics, M.S. in Electrical Engineering and B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Berkeley. She was awarded the 2007 David J. Sakrison Memorial Prize for the most outstanding doctoral research from EECS at UC Berkeley.

Research Interests

Dolecek's research interests are broad and span information and probability theory, graphical models, combinatorics, statistical algorithms and computational methods with applications to high-performance complex systems for data processing, communication, and storage.

Awards and Recognitions

  • 2013 Northrop Grumman Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 2013 Intel Early Career Award
  • 2013 University of California Faculty Development Award
  • 2013 Okawa Research Grant
  • 2012 NSF CAREER Award
  • 2011 Hellman Fellow
  • 2007 UC Berkeley David J. Sakrison Memorial Prize

 

 

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