Emmanuel Candes
The Barnum-Simons Chair
in Mathematics and Statistics

Professor of Mathematics and of Statistics
Professor of Electrical Engineering (by courtesy)

Stanford University
Department of Mathematics
450 Serra Mall, Bldg. 380
Department of Statistics
390 Serra Mall, Sequoia Hall
Stanford CA 94305

(650) 725 2236



Research Areas
Compressive sensing, mathematical signal processing, computational harmonic analysis, statistics, scientific computing. Applications to the imaging sciences and inverse problems. Other topics of recent interest include theoretical computer science, mathematical optimization, and information theory.


Dipl., Ecole Polytechnique; Ph.D., Stanford University, Statistics.


Assistant Professor of Statistics, Stanford, 1998—2000; Assistant Professor of Applied and Computational Mathematics, Caltech, 2000—03; Associate Professor, 2003—05; Professor, 2005—06; Ronald and Maxine Linde Professor, 2006—11 (on leave 2009—11); Professor of Mathematics and of Statistics, Stanford University, 2009—; Barnum-Simons Chair in Mathematics and Statistics, 2012—.


arrow Alan T. Waterman Award News Release 04-20-2006

arrow A Wired article about compressed sensing Published 02-22-2010

arrow An NPR story about compressed sensing and MRI Aired 05-24-2010

arrow The Simons Foundation and Math + X Posted 02-13-2012





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