Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering
Gesualdo Scutari (S’05–M’06–SM’11) received the Electrical Engineering and Ph.D. degrees (both with honors) from the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy, in 2001 and 2005, respectively.
Prior to coming to Purdue, Dr. Scutari was an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering at State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY. He had previously held several research appointments, namely at University of California at Berkeley, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, University of Rome, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Dr. Scutari's primary research interests focus on theoretical and algorithmic issues related to large-scale optimization, equilibrium programming, and their applications to signal processing, medical imaging, machine learning, communications and networking, and distributed decisions. Dr. Scutari is an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing and IEEE Transactions on Signal and Information Processing over Networks and serves on the IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Committee on Signal Processing for Communications. Dr. Scutari is a recipient of a 2013 NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award and the 2013 UB Young Investigator Award.