Esteemed and award-winning Rice DSP alum Marco Duarte has accepted an Assistant Professor position at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. A prestigious NSF IPAM Postdoctoral Fellowship at Princeton and Duke Universities enabled him to work with Prof. Robert Calderbank.
Duarte received his B.Sc. with distinction and his M.Sc. from the University of Wisconsin–Madison; he received his Ph.D. from Rice with Prof. Richard Baraniuk as advisor. He has published and presented widely, and is the co-inventor on several patents. Duarte’s areas of interest include signal, image, and data processing using sparse, compressible, and manifold signal models.