Deanna Needell

Deanna Needell, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

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
Mathematics & Computer Science


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(909) 607-1064

Adams Hall 207

Curriculum Vitae

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Selected Research and Publications


Selected Awards and Affiliations

  • 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