Research Theory: The design and analysis of Randomized Numerical Linear Algebra algorithms Interests (RandNLA). Applications: Data mining, in particular the analysis of population genetics data, internet data, and electronic circuit testing data. Honors Near-Optimal Column-Based Matrix Reconstruction, which appeared in the 52nd IEEE Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science (FOCS), was invited to the special issue of the SIAM Journal on Computing for the top papers from FOCS 2011. European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Fellowship, 2010. Best paper award, MobiOpp 2010. Senior Member, Association for Computing Machinery, 2009. European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Fellowship, 2009. Mentoring Excellence Award, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2009. Outstanding Early Research Award, School of Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2007. NSF CAREER Award, 2006. J. Tinsley Oden Visiting Faculty Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin, 2005.