Honors and Awards: Simons-Berkeley Research Fellowship - 2016, IEEE Information Theory Society Thomas M. Cover Dissertation Award - 2014, IEEE Jack Keil Wolf ISIT Student Paper Award - 2015, IEEE Jack Keil Wolf ISIT Student Paper Award Finalist - 2010
Research Expertise: Coding and Information Theory, Machine Learning, Theory and Applications of Graphic Models
Hamed Hassani is an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering (ESE). He holds a secondary appointment in the Department of Computer and Information Systems (CIS). He was a research fellow at the Simons Institute, UC Berkeley (program: Foundations of Machine Learning). Prior to that, he was a post-doctoral scholar and lecturer in the Institute for Machine Learning at ETH Zurich. He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer and Communication Sciences from EPFL. He also has B.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.
Ph.D. - Communications and Computer Sciences - EPFL
B.Sc. - Communication Systems - Sharif University of Technology - Tehran
B.Sc. - Pure Mathematics - Sharif University of Technology - Tehran