Laurent El Ghaoui


Professor, EECS and IEOR Departments
Berkeley Center for New Media
UC Berkeley
421 Sutardja Dai Hall

Office hours, Fall 2014: Wed 9-10am.

Research interests

Selected recent publications

  • New book: G.C. Calafiore and L. El Ghaoui. Optimization Models. Cambridge University Press. To appear, Oct. 2014.

  • A. d'Aspremont, F. Bach, L. El Ghaoui, Approximation Bounds for Sparse Principal Component Analysis. To appear in Mathematical Programming.

  • Luke Miratrix, Jinzhu Jia, Bin Yu, Brian Gawalt, Laurent El Ghaoui, Luke Barnesmoore, Sophie Clavier. Concise comparative summaries (CCS) of large text corpora with a human experiment. To appear, Annals of Applied Statistics.


  • Internet: elghaoui at berkeley dot edu.

  • Address: 421 Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley. Directions to my office.

  • Office/Fax: For cost cutting reasons, no telephone line is available.

  • Administrative assistant: Joyce Chun.