Amin Karbasi

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Room / Office: Room 326
Office Address:
17 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 208263
New Haven, CT 06520
  • Ph.D., EPFL


Large-scale Optimization, Statistical Learning Theory, Computational Neuroscience

Selected Awards & Honors:

  • GRAIL Best Paper Award 2022 for the paper "Transforming connectomes to 'any' parcellation via graph matching"
  • Bell Labs Prize 2021 for "Reading the Brain: From Neurons
  • NSF CAREER Award 2019
  • ONR Young Investigator Award 2019
  • Amazon Research Award 2018
  • AFOSR Young Investigator Award 2018
  • MICCAI Young Scientist Award 2017 for the paper "A Submodular Approach to Create Individualized Parcellations of Human Brain"
  • Microsoft Azure Research Award 2017
  • Grainger Award 2017 from National Academy of Engineering for Advancement of Interdisciplinary Research
  • Simons Research Fellowship 2017 for "Foundations of Machine Learning"
  • DARPA Young Faculty Award 2016
  • Google Faculty Research Award 2016
  • AISTATS Best Student Paper Award 2015 for the paper "Tradeoffs for Space, Time, Data and Risk in Unsupervised Learning"
  • IEEE Data Storage Best Student Paper Award 2013 for the paper "Noise-Enhanced Associative Memories"
  • Patrick Denantes Memorial Prize 2013 for the best Ph.D. thesis in the school of computer and communication sciences at EPFL
  • ETHZ Fellowship Grant 2013
  • ICASSP Best Student Paper Award 2011 for the paper "Calibration in Circular Ultrasound Tomography Devices"
  • ACM SIGMETRICS Best Student Paper Award 2010 for the paper "Distributed Sensor Network Localization from Local Connectivity: Performance Analysis for the HOP-TERRAIN Algorithm"
  • ISIT Best Student Paper Award Nominee 2010 for the paper "Graph-Constrained Group Testing"

Selected Publications:

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