Rachel Ward

W. A. “Tex” Moncrief Distinguished Professor in Computational Engineering and Sciences—Data Science, and Professor of Mathematics, UT Austin.Member, UT Institute for Foundations of Machine Learning
Office: PMA 10.144; POB 5.114 Mail: rward@math.utexas.edu

Research interests: applied harmonic analysis, probability, optimization, mathematical data science.

Short bio. Short CV (updated Jan 2022).

My papers can be found on google scholar

Current PhD students:

Former PhD students:

  • Amelia Henriksen (Currently: Data Science Fellow at Sandia National Laboratories)

  • Xiaoxia Wu (Currently: Researcher, Microsoft)

  • Soledad Villar (Currently: Assistant Professor in Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Johns Hopkins University)

  • Chris White (Currently: Chief Technology Officer, Prefect)

  • Karin Knudson (Currently: Senior Data Scientist, Tufts University)

I am on the editorial board of Foundations of Computational Mathematics, SIAM Journal on Mathematics of Data Science, Advances in Computational Mathematics, and Graduate Studies in Mathematics.