Tamara Broderick awarded ONR Early Career Grant

March 17, 2021

Tamara Broderick, Associate Professor in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, an IDSS Affiliate Faculty member, LIDS Affiliate Member, Core Faculty of SDSC, and member of MIT CSAIL, has been awarded an Early Career Grant (ECG) by the Office of Naval Research.

The award recognizes Prof. Broderick’s exceptional and innovative research at the frontiers of science and technology, and community service through scientific leadership and community outreach.

Prof. Broderick received an Army Research Office Young Investigator Program award in 2017.

Prof. Broderick’s research has focused on developing and analyzing models for scalable Bayesian machine learning, as well as developing new machine learning methods that can quantify uncertainty in complex data analysis problems, and scale to modern, large data sets.

Prof. Broderick’s previous awards include the Ruth and Joel Spira Award for Distinguished Teaching at MIT (2020), the School of Engineering Junior Bose Award (2019), an AISTATS Notable Paper Award (2019), an NSF CAREER Award (2018) and a Sloan Research Fellowship (2018), among others. She completed her Ph.D. in Statistics at the University of California, Berkeley in 2014.