Emmanuel Candès

The Barnum-Simons Chair in Mathematics and Statistics
at Stanford University

Professor of Mathematics and of Statistics
Professor of Electrical Engineering (by courtesy)
Co-chair of Data Science Institute

Research interests

Compressive sensing, mathematical signal processing, computational harmonic analysis, statistics, scientific computing. Applications to the imaging sciences and inverse problems. Other topics of recent interest include theoretical computer science, mathematical optimization, and information theory.


May 2024. I am saddened by the passing of Jim Simons (1938–2024). I am sharing some memories.

November 2020. The IEEE Board of Directors has selected me along with Terence Tao and Justin Romberg to receive the 2021 IEEE Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal.

October 2020. I received the 2020 Princess of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research from the Spanish Royal Family. A broadcast of the Award Ceremony is here.

October, 2018. I am currently serving as the director of the Data Science Institute.

October, 2017. I have been named a MacArthur Fellow.

January 1st, 2016. I am serving a three-year term as Statistics Department Chair.

Recent publications
Artwork by Vincent Mahé