Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department of Applied Mathematics

I am a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Colorado Boulder. I work with Prof. Stephen Becker. I obtained my Ph.D. from the Electrical Engineering department at the University of Colorado Boulder in 2017.

Research Interests

  •  Algorithmic and statistical aspects of modern large-scale data analysis
  • Statistical machine learning and optimization
  • Information extraction from large high-dimensional data
  • Randomized numerical linear algebra


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Recent Announcements

  • Ph.D. Thesis My Ph.D. thesis entitled "Randomized Algorithms for Large-Scale Data Analysis" is available online: 
    Posted May 23, 2017, 11:10 AM by Farhad Pourkamali Anaraki
  • Research Award I am very honored that I was awarded the "2017 Gold Research Award" in recognition of outstanding contribution to the Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder.  
    Posted May 23, 2017, 10:48 AM by Farhad Pourkamali Anaraki
  • Preprint on arXiv Our recent paper "Randomized Clustered Nystrom for Large-Scale Kernel Machines" has been posted on arXiv:
    Posted Dec 25, 2016, 1:41 PM by Farhad Pourkamali Anaraki
  • Paper accepted at GlobalSIP 2016 'A RANDOMIZED APPROACH TO EFFICIENT KERNEL CLUSTERING' by Farhad Pourkamali-Anaraki and Stephen Becker is accepted at the 2016 IEEE GlobalSIP Symposium on Symposium on Compressed Sensing. Nuit Blanche posted our paper:
    Posted May 23, 2017, 10:50 AM by Farhad Pourkamali Anaraki
  • ACM SIGAI CNC 2016 I presented a talk on "Randomized Dimension Reduction for Large-Scale Data Analysis" at ACM SIGAI Career Network and Conference. 
    Posted May 23, 2017, 10:49 AM by Farhad Pourkamali Anaraki
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