Santiago Segarra - Short bio

Postdoctoral Research Associate (

Santiago Segarra received the B.Sc. degree in industrial engineering with highest honors (Valedictorian) from the Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA), Argentina, in 2011, the M.Sc. in electrical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania (Penn), Philadelphia, in 2014 and the Ph.D. degree in electrical and systems engineering from Penn in 2016. Since September 2016, he has been working as a postdoctoral research associate with the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research interests include network theory, data analysis, machine learning, and graph signal processing. Dr. Segarra received the ITBA's 2011 Best Undergraduate Thesis Award in industrial engineering, the 2011 Outstanding Graduate Award granted by the National Academy of Engineering of Argentina, the Best Student Paper Awards at the 2015 Asilomar Conference and the 2016 IEEE Statistical Signal Processing Workshop, the Best Paper Award at the 2016 IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop, and Penn’s Joseph and Rosaline Wolf Award for Best Doctoral Dissertation in electrical and systems engineering.