Stanford professor to deliver Oct. 15 math lecture

Emmanuel Candes
Emmanuel Candes

The Department of Mathematics hosts a sectional meeting of the American Mathematical Society, Oct. 14-16. The meeting includes the Erdos Memorial Lecture, which is 4:40 p.m., Oct. 15 in the Nebraska Union Ballroom.

The free, public lecture will be delivered by Emmanuel Candes of Stanford University. His lecture is "Recovering the Unseen: Some Recent Advances in Low-Rank Matrix Reconstruction."

Candes has held positions at the California Institute of Technology and at Stanford, where he is professor of mathematics and professor of statistics and also holds a courtesy appointment as professor of electrical engineering. His research areas include compressed sensing, mathematical and signal processing, computational harmonic analysis, multiscale analysis, scientific computing, statistical estimation and detection, and high-dimensional statistics.

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