John Wright

Associate Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Data Science Institute
Columbia University

Office: 408 Mudd Hall, in the Data Science Institute
Office hours (Summer '22): (by appointment).
Email: [email protected]

Group Seminar (Summer '22): Thursday ~10-12, 408 Mudd

Publications [Google scholar]


High-dimensional data analysis, signal processing, computer vision, optimization

Current Student Collaborators

Mariam Avagyan
Phd Student, Columbia EE

Tim Wang
PhD Student, Columbia EE

Jingkai Yan
PhD Student, Columbia EE
Wei Foundation Fellow

Shiyu Wang
MS Student, Columbia EE

Rain Wei
Undergraduate, Columbia CS

Jackie Yang
Undergraduate, Columbia EE

PhD Alumni

Sam Buchanan
PhD EE 2022
Now a Research Asst. Prof.
with TTIC

Robert Colgan
PhD Columbia CS 2022

Han-Wen Kuo
PhD Columbia EE 2021
Now with Google

Dar Gilboa
PhD Columbia NeuroBio 2020
Now a Research Scientist
with Google

Yuqian Zhang
PhD Columbia EE 2018
Now Assistant Professor
with Rutgers ECE

Qing Qu
PhD Columbia EE 2018
Now an Assistant Professor
with Michigan ECE

Tanbir Haque
PhD Columbia EE 2019
(Co-advised with Peter Kinget)

Cun Mu
PhD Columbia IEOR 2017
Coadvised with Don Goldfarb
Now with Walmart Labs

Tugce Yazicigil
PhD Columba EE 2016
Coadvised with Peter Kinget
Now an Assistant Professor
at Boston University

Bo Huang
PhD Columbia IEOR 2014
Coadvised with Don Goldfarb

Ju Sun
PhD Columbia EE 2016

Recent Undergraduate and Masters Alums

Ellie Haber
BS New York University 2022
Amazon SURE Program 2021
Now a Phd Student
at CMU

Junhui Zhang
BS Columbia APAM, 2021
Now a PhD Student
at MIT

Shijie Zhou
MS Columbia EE, 2021
Now a PhD Student

Xinyuan Cao
MS CU Data Science, 2021
Now a PhD Student
at Georgia Tech

Simon Yuexiang Zhai
MS Columbia EE, 2018
Now a PhD Student
at Berkeley