Full Name
Hamed Hassani
Job Title
Associate Professor
University of Pennsylvania
Speaker Bio
Hamed Hassani is currently an assistant professor of Electrical and Systems Engineering department as well as the Computer and Information Sciences department, and the Statistics department at the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to that, he was a research fellow at Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing (UC Berkeley) affiliated with the program of Foundations of Machine Learning, and a post-doctoral researcher in the Institute of Machine Learning at ETH Zurich. He received a Ph.D. degree in Computer and Communication Sciences from EPFL, Lausanne. He is the recipient of the 2014 IEEE Information Theory Society Thomas M. Cover Dissertation Award, 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory Student Paper Award, 2017 Simons-Berkeley Fellowship, 2018 NSF-CRII Research Initiative Award, 2020 Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young Investigator Award, 2020 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award, 2020 Intel Rising Star award, 2023 IEEE Information Theory Society James Massy Award for Research and Teaching, and the 2023 IEEE Communications Society & Information Theory Society Joint Paper Award. He has also been selected as the distinguished lecturer of the IEEE Information Theory Society in 2022-2023.
Hamed Hassani