Rebecca Willett

Associate Professor

Room: 3537
Engineering Hall
1415 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706

willett@discovery.wisc.edu


Education

Rice University, Houston, TX; M.S./Ph.D. program in the Electrical and
Computer Engineering Department; GPA: 4.03/4.00; Advisor Prof. Robert
Nowak; M.S. in May 2002, Ph.D. in May 2005.

Duke University, Durham, NC; B.S.E. Double major in Electrical
Engineering and Computer Sci- ence; GPA: 3.95/4.00; Ranked 3 in a
class of 230; Graduated with Distinction and Summa cum laude; May
2000.

Education

Rice University, Houston, TX; M.S./Ph.D. program in the Electrical and
Computer Engineering Department; GPA: 4.03/4.00; Advisor Prof. Robert
Nowak; M.S. in May 2002, Ph.D. in May 2005.

Duke University, Durham, NC; B.S.E. Double major in Electrical
Engineering and Computer Sci- ence; GPA: 3.95/4.00; Ranked 3 in a
class of 230; Graduated with Distinction and Summa cum laude; May
2000.

Research Interests

Signal Processing, Image Processing, Machine Learning, Optimization, Point Processes, High-dimensional Statistics

Awards, Honors and Societies

EEE Senior Member, 2011
AFOSR Young Investigator Program Award Recipient, 2010
DARPA Computer Science Study Group, 2007-present
NSF CAREER Award Recipient, 2007

Publications

http://willett.ece.wisc.edu/publications.html

Courses

Fall 2014-2015

  • ECE 203 - Signals, Information, and Computation

  • ECE 890 - Pre-Dissertator\'s Research
  • ECE 699 - Advanced Independent Study
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