February 8, 2016
Prof. Devavrat Shah is one of four MIT EECS faculty members recently promoted. Prof. Shah will be a Full Professor effective July 1, 2016.
From the EECS announcement: "Devavrat Shah is a leading figure in the area of statistical inference and stochastic networks. His seminal contributions span a variety of areas including resource allocation in communications networks, inference and learning on graphical models, and algorithms for social data processing including ranking, recommendations, and crowdsourcing, among many others. He has received many accolades for his work, including numerous prize paper awards and the Erlang Prize for outstanding contributions to applied probability. Shah is also a highly valued teacher, has been highly active in curriculum development, and has taken a leading role developing educational aspects in the Center for Statistics that is part of the new Institute for Data, Systems, and Society."