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 (Fall '21): Thursday 3-4:30 PM (by zoom).
Email: johnwright@ee.columbia.edu

Group Seminar (Fall '21): Thursday ~10-12, (online)

Publications [Google scholar]

Research

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

PhD Student Collaborators


Mariam Avagyan
Columbia Electrical Engineering


Sam Buchanan
Columbia Electrical Engineering
NDSEG Fellow


Robert Colgan
Columbia Computer Science


Tim Wang
Columbia Electrical Engineering


Jingkai Yan
Columbia Electrical Engineering
Wei Foundation Fellow


PhD Alumni


Han-Wen Kuo
PhD Columbia EE
Now with Google



Dar Gilboa
PhD Columbia Neurobiology 2020
Now with Google



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



Qing Qu
PhD Columbia EE 2018
Now a postdoctoral scholar at New York University


Ju Sun
PhD Columbia EE 2016



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



Cun Mu
PhD Columbia IEOR 2017 (Co-advised with Don Goldfarb)
Now with Walmart Labs



Tugce Yazicigil
PhD Columba EE 2016 (Co-advised with Peter Kinget)
Now an Assistant Professor at Boston University



Bo Huang
PhD Columbia IEOR 2014 (Co-advised with Don Goldfarb)



Teaching

Fall 2021 ELEN 4810: Digital Signal Processing
Spring 2022 ELEN 6876: Sparse and Low-Dimensional Models for High-Dimensional Data