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Dr. Davenport received the B.S.E.E. (2004), M.S. (2007), and Ph.D. (2010) degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering, all from Rice University. He spent 2010 to 2012 as an NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Statistics at Stanford University and the summer of 2011 as a visitor at the Laboratoire Jacques-Louis Lions, Université Pierre et Marie Curie.

In 2012, Dr. Davenport joined the faculty in the School of ECE at Georgia Tech. He is a recipient of a Sloan Research Fellowship (2017), the National Science Foundation CAREER Award (2014), and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Award (2014). He has received numerous teaching awards, and currently serves as an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing.

  • Signal processing
  • Statistical inference
  • Machine learning
  • Low-dimensional models
Distinctions & Awards
  • Sloan Research Fellowship (2017)
  • Class of 1940 W. Roane Beard Outstanding Teacher Award (2017)
  • IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Paper Award (2015)
  • CETL/BP Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award (2016)
  • Richard M. Bass Outstanding Teacher Award (2015)
  • NSF CAREER Award (2014)
  • AFOSR Young Investigator Award (2014)
  • Ralph Budd Award for Best Thesis in the School of Engineering at Rice University (2011)