Research Expertise and Interest
information theory, data compression, communications, computer science
Thomas Courtade is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences. Before joining Berkeley in 2014, Thomas was at Stanford University, where he was supported by a postdoctoral fellowship through the NSF Center for Science of Information. He graduated summa cum laude with a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Michigan Technological University in 2007, and received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from UCLA in 2008 and 2012, respectively. Thomas' research interests lie in the intersection of information theory and computer science, and he focuses on problems and applications therein.