Joel A. Tropp

Joel A. Tropp

Steele Family Professor of Applied and Computational Mathematics

Degrees and Appointments

B.A., B.S., University of Texas (Austin), 1999; M.S., 2001; Ph.D., 2004. Assistant Professor, Caltech, 2007-12; Professor, 2012-17; Steele Family Professor, 2017-.


Research Group Matters
Jolene Brink
345 Annenberg IST Center
(626) 395-2813

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Research Overview

Joel Tropp's work lies at the interface of applied mathematics, electrical engineering, computer science, and statistics. This research concerns the theoretical and computational aspects of data analysis, sparse modeling, randomized linear algebra, and random matrix theory.

List of Research Areas

algorithms, numerical analysis, statistics, random matrix theory

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