Full Name
Asu Ozdaglar
Job Title
Deputy Dean of Academics, Schwarzman College of Computing
Brief Biography
Asu Ozdaglar is the deputy dean of academics for the Schwarzman College of Computing, the MathWorks Professor, and Chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

In her role as deputy dean, Asu is working on developing the Common Ground for Computing Education, an interdepartmental teaching collaborative that is bringing multiple departments together to develop and teach new courses and launch new programs that blend computing with other disciplines. Additionally, Asu is an active member of the Computing Council and the Undergraduate Student Advisory Group.

Asu received her B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, in 1996, and her S.M. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, in 1998 and 2003, respectively. She is the recipient of a Microsoft fellowship, the MIT Graduate Student Council Teaching award, the NSF Career award, the 2008 Donald P. Eckman award of the American Automatic Control Council, the Class of 1943 Career Development Chair, the inaugural Steven and Renee Innovation Fellowship, the 2014 Spira teaching award, and the METU Recognition Award, among others. She served on the Board of Governors of the Control System Society in 2010 and was an associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control.

Asu was the inaugural area co-editor for the area entitled “Games, Information and Networks” in the journal Operations Research. She is the co-author of the book entitled “Convex Analysis and Optimization” (Athena Scientific, 2003), is listed on three patents, and is the coauthor of well over two hundred chapters, papers, talks, and seminars.
Asu Ozdaglar