Deanna Needell

Deanna Needell, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Mathematical Sciences

Deanna Needell
(909) 607-1064
Adams Hall 207

Office Hours

Monday, 1-2 p.m.Wednesday, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Biography
  • Education
  • Awards and Affiliations
  • Research and Publications

My research interests include Numerical Analysis, Geometric Functional Analysis, Statistics, Probability, Applications to Computer Science, and Scientific Computing. In particular, I work in the area of Compressed Sensing. I graduated with my PhD from UC Davis, under my adviser Roman Vershynin. I was a postdoctoral fellow in the Statistics Department at Stanford University, working under Prof. Emmanuel Candès. I am now an Assistant Professor in the Mathematics and Computer Science Department at Claremont McKenna College.

PhD in Mathematics University of California, Davis, May 2009 Dissertation Title: Topics in Compressed Sensing. Adviser: R. Vershynin. MA in Mathematics University of California, Davis, Sept. 2005 BS in Mathematics with High Distinction Second major in Computer Science University of Nevada, Reno, Dec. 2003
  • See CV for full list of awards. Recent awards:

    NSF CAREER AWARD, 2014-2019

    Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship

    Simons Foundation Collaboration grant

    AMS-Simons Travel grant

    IEEE Best Young Author Paper Award

    Univ. of Nevada Alumni of the Year Award