Brett Bernstein (

PhD Student in the Department of Mathematics at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences.

Supervised by Carlos Fernandez-Granda.

My research interests include solving inverse problems via convex optimization, algorithms for optimization, and developing the theoretical foundations of data science.

Fellowships and Awards

  • Dean's Dissertation Fellowship (2019)

  • Isaac Barkey and Ernesto Yhap Fellowship (2018)

  • Harold Grad Prize (2018)

  • SIAM Student Travel Award (2018)

  • MacCracken Fellowship (2014-2019)

  • NYU President's Service Award (2014)

  • Binghamton University Outstanding Teaching Award

  • Cisco Student Fellowship for Research in Security

  • Binghamton University Computer Science Undergraduate Scholarship Award

Publications: Submitted or In Press

In Preparation

  • Sampling Theorem for Deconvolution in Two Dimensions, with Joseph McDonald, and Carlos Fernandez-Granda.

Invited Talks

  • Hilbert's Tenth Problem: NYU Math Society Seminar, December 2013

  • Deconvolution of Point Sources: Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, October 2017

  • Sparse Recovery Beyond Compressed Sensing: SIAM Annual Conference, July 2018

  • Kernel Methods for Understanding Neural Networks: CDS Research Group, June 2019