Assistant Professor
Arizona State University

Email: okosut at asu dot edu
Office: GWC 422


Oliver Kosut received B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics from MIT in 2004. He received a Ph.D. from Cornell University in 2010, with advisor Professor Lang Tong. From August 2010 to August 2012 he was a post-doc in the Stochastic Systems Group at MIT. Since August 2012 he has been an Assistant Professor at Arizona State University.


Oliver's academic interests include:
  • Information theory
  • Security
  • Power systems and smart grids
  • Sampling
  • Graphical models
  • Sparse recovery
Oliver's non-academic interests include
  • Puzzles
  • Change-ringing
  • Juggling
  • Square dancing


  • Spring 2014: Instructor for EEE 598 Network Information Theory
  • Fall 2013: Instructor for EEE 551 Information Theory
  • Spring 2012: Instructor for EEE 203 Signals and Systems I
  • Fall 2012: Instructor for EEE 304 Signals and Systems II
  • Fall 2009: Co-instructor for "Topics on Power Networks and Smart Grids"
  • Spring 2007: Teaching Assistant for "Detection and Estimation"
  • Spring 2005: Teaching Assistant for "Solid State Circuits"


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