The ECE Faculty welcomes Assistant Professor Anand D. Sarwate


Dr. Sarwate received B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics from MIT in 2002 and his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from UC Berkeley in 2008. Before joining Rutgers he was Research Assistant Professor at the Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago.

From 2008-2011 he was a postdoctoral researcher at the Information Theory and Applications Center (ITA) at UC San Diego.

Dr. Sarwate's research is currently focused on the intersection of machine learning, distributed systems, and optimization, with a focus on privacy and statistical methods. He blogs semi-regularly on technical and non-technical matters at His hobbies include singing, theater, puzzles, and cooking.