Chinmay Hegde

  • Assistant Professor

Main Office

3128 Coover
Ames, IA 50011-3060
Phone: 515-294-6291


B.Tech in Electrical Engineering, 2006, Indian Institute of Technology Madras
M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2010, Rice University
Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2012, Rice University

Interest Areas

Core Research Areas: Communications and signal processing, software systems, data analytics

Strategic Areas: Data, decisions, networks, & autonomy; cyber infrastructure

Brief Biography

Chinmay Hegde is an assistant professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University, where he also holds a Black and Veatch Faculty Fellowship. Prior to this, he received his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rice University, and was a Shell-MIT Postdoctoral Associate in CSAIL at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research focuses on developing fast, certifiable, and robust algorithms for machine learning, with applications to imaging and signal processing problems. He is the recipient of multiple awards, including best paper awards at ICML, SPARS, and MMLS; the Budd Award for Best Engineering Ph.D. Thesis in 2013; the Warren Boast Award for Undergraduate Teaching in 2016; the NSF CRII Award in 2016; and the NSF CAREER Award in 2018.

Selected Publications

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