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Mehrdad Mahdavi

Assistant Professor


  • School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Computer Science and Engineering

Research Areas:

Data Science and Artificial Intelligence

Interest Areas:

Large-scale optimization, High-dimensional learning, Convex and non-convex Optimization, Distributed optimization, Statistical and computational learning theory, Online (adversarial) learning, Applications of machine learning in social graphs, recommender systems, text analysis, etc






The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science was created in the spring of 2015 to allow greater access to courses offered by both departments for undergraduate and graduate students in exciting collaborative research in fields.

We offer B.S. degrees in electrical engineering, computer science, computer engineering and data science and graduate degrees (master's degrees and Ph.D.'s) in electrical engineering and computer science and engineering. EECS focuses on the convergence of technologies and disciplines to meet today’s industrial demands.

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

The Pennsylvania State University

207 Electrical Engineering West

University Park, PA 16802


Department of Computer Science and Engineering


Department of Electrical Engineering