Martin Wainwright

He received his Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from University of Waterloo, and his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), for which he was awarded the George M. Sprowls Prize from the MIT EECS department, 2002. He joined the faculty at UC Berkeley in Fall 2004, with a joint appointment between the Department of Statistics and the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences. He has received an NSF-CAREER Award (2006), an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship (2005), an Okawa Research Grant in Information and Telecommunications (2005), the 1967 Fellowship from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (1996–2000), and several outstanding conference paper awards.