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Stephen Becker

  • PhD
  • Assistant Professor
  • University of Colorado Boulder
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Research interests

Convex optimization and algorithms for sparse- and low-rank- recovery

About

High school in Boulder, CO Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, 2001 to 2005, BA in Math and Physics (thesis under Francis Starr) Caltech, Pasadena, CA, pursued doctorate under Emmanuel Candes, 2005-2011 JLL lab in Paris 6, France, 2011-2013, hosted by Patrick Combettes IBM Research, Yorktown Heights, NY, 2013-2014, Goldstine fellow

Co-authors (62)

Recent publications

  • Achieving superresolution with illumination-enhanced sparsity

    • Yu J
    • Becker S
    • Folberth J
    • et al.
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  • Sparse projections onto the simplex

    • Kyrillidis A
    • Becker S
    • Cevher V
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Assistant Professor

University of Colorado at Boulder

August 2014 - Present

Goldstine postdoc

IBM Watson Research Lab

September 2013 - August 2014(a year)

Postdoc

LJLL -- Paris 6 University

September 2011 - August 2013(2 years)

Staff Scientist

Applied and Computational Mathematics, California Institute of Technology

May 2011 - August 2011(3 months)

Graduate student

California Institute of Technology

September 2005 - April 2011(6 years)

Education

PhD

Applied and Computational Mathematics, California Institute of Technology

September 2005 - April 2011(6 years)

BA

Wesleyan University

August 2001 - May 2005(4 years)