The Becker group focuses on optimization and statistics for machine learning and signal processing applications. Some more information is on the website of Professor Becker.
Derek Driggs wins Gates Cambridge scholarship
Posted Feb 1, 2017, 3:48 PM by Stephen BeckerBS/MS student wins the prestigious Gates Cambridge scholarship for a funded PhD at Cambridge University (similar to the Oxford University Rhodes scholar)
Partnership with Northrop Grumman
Posted Nov 17, 2016, 3:39 PM by Stephen BeckerWe are pleased to announce a partnership with Northrop Grumman for calendar year 2017, focusing on signal processing
Paper accepted in GlobalSIP
Posted Aug 20, 2016, 3:35 PM by Stephen Becker'A RANDOMIZED APPROACH TO EFFICIENT KERNEL CLUSTERING' by Farhad Pourkamali-Anaraki and Stephen Becker is accepted at the 2016 IEEE GlobalSIP Symposium on Symposium on Compressed Sensing, Deep Learning (http://2016.ieeeglobalsip.org/ ).
Group awarded grant from Bloomberg
Posted Jun 13, 2016, 9:39 AM by Stephen BeckerWe have been awarded the Bloomberg Data Science Research Grant Program:http://www.bloomberg.com/company/announcements/data-science-research-grants-announcing-our-third-round-of-winners/Many thanks to Bloomberg!
Derek wins Goldwater Scholarship
Posted Mar 31, 2016, 2:32 PM by Stephen BeckerCongratulations to group member Derek Driggs for becoming one of the 2016 Goldwater Scholars!
March 2016, Alex Gittens and Michael Mahoney visit
Posted Mar 28, 2016, 11:48 AM by Stephen Becker
March 2016, Front-range SIAM conference
Posted Mar 28, 2016, 11:47 AM by Stephen Becker2016 SIAM Front Range Conference, students Derek, Farhad and James present their work; their projects are summarized on the projects page.
March 2016, students have internship offers
Posted Mar 28, 2016, 11:45 AM by Stephen Becker
July 2015, Becker wins Beale-Orchard-Hays prize
Posted Mar 28, 2016, 11:44 AM by Stephen BeckerJuly 12 2015, with Michael Grant and Emmanuel Candes, we have won the Beale-Orchard-Hays prize, awarded at ISMP 2015. The prize is offered every 3 years
June 2015, Becker selected for 2015 ICML Reviewer award
Posted Mar 28, 2016, 11:43 AM by Stephen BeckerIn recognition of outstanding reviews for the International Conference on Machine Learning
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