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Laura Balzano

Associate Professor
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin
MS, Electrical Engineering, University of California Los Angeles
BS, Electrical Engineering, Rice University

Professor Balzano and her students investigate problems in statistical signal processing, machine learning, and optimization. Her main research focus is on modeling with highly incomplete or corrupted data, and its applications in networks, environmental monitoring, and computer vision. Her expertise is in statistical signal processing, matrix factorization, and optimization.

University Affiliation(s)


Research Area(s)

Data science / Analytics / AI | machine learning | statistical signal processing


  • Funded by: BALZANO, Laura
  • Principal investigator of: Bridging unsupervised and supervised learning for real-time machine learning
  • Principal investigator of: AI Institute: Optimization Foundations for Machine Learning and Intelligence