Department of Statistics and Data Science
Ahmed El Alaoui joined the SDS faculty as an assistant professor in January 2021. He received his PhD in 2018 in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from UC Berkeley, advised by Michael I. Jordan. He was afterwards a postdoctoral researcher at Stanford University, hosted by Andrea Montanari. He is currently a Simons-Berkeley research fellow at the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing at UC Berkeley. His research interests revolve around high-dimensional phenomena in statistics and probability theory, statistical physics, algorithms, and problems where these areas meet.