Negar Kiyavash

Associate Professor,

Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL

What's New:
Gauri Joshi (CMU) and I are co-organizing the ECE Track at the Machine Learning in Science and Engineering Symposium at Georgia Tech this year on June 10-11, 2019: http://dsf.ideas.gatech.edu/events/mlse

I will present at "Hawkes Process in Finance and Data Science Conference" which will be held at at School of Business, Stevens Institute of Technology's Business from June 7th and 8th of 2019: http://hawkes.stevens.edu/home

I serve as a Senior Editor for IT Soc's new Journal on Selected Areas on Information Theory. The inaugural issue is on Mathematical Foundations of Machine Learning: https://www.itsoc.org/news-events/recent-news/update-on-itsocs-new-journal-jsait

Research Interests:
My research interests are in machine learning and statistical decision making:
Causality: Metrics; Learning and inference of causal interaction networks, time series modeling
Algorithmic Fairness and Privacy: Data base and graph de-anonymization, graph matching, fairness in learning, timing queuing channels

Awards and Honors:
NSF CAREER Award, 2011
Dean's Award for Excellence in Research, 2013 
List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent at UIUC (Spring 2014)
Willett Faculty Scholar, College of Engineering, 2014 
Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers, 2015
Center for Advance Study Associate at UIUC for year 2016-2017
Distinguished Alumni Award, 50th Anniversary of Sharif University of Technology, 2016 

Current Students:

Osman Dai

Amiremad Ghassami

Sajad Khodadadian

Hossein Maleki

Qiaomei Li

Junchi Yang

Yingxiang Yang

Yuqin Yang

Current Post Docs:

Mohamed Nafea

Farzaneh Khajouei, M.S. 2012, Dept. of Mathematics, UIUC
Mavis Rodrigues, M.S. 2012, Microsoft
Ge Yu, M.S. 2015, Dept. of ECE, UIUC
Kushagra Singhal, M.S. 2016, Goldman Sachs


Sachin Kadloor, Ph.D., 2013, Facebook

Xun Gong, Ph.D., 2014, Google

Christopher Quinn, Ph.D., 2014, Assistant Professor, Purdue University

Daniel Cullina, Ph.D., 2016, Assistant Professor, Penn State University

Jalal Etsami, Ph.D., 2017, Research Scientist, Bosch Research Center for AI, Germany

Ahn Truong, Ph.D. Final Exam, 2017, Senior Data Scientist, Capital One

Post Doctorate:

Saber Saleh, Assistant Professor, Sharif University of Technology

Contact Information:
Centergy One, Room: 5213
75 5th ST NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
Email: negar.kiyavash (at) gatech.edu 
Tel: (404) 385 4803

Ms. Raquel Plaskett
Email: raquel.plaskett@ece.gatech.edu
Tel: (404) 385 0040