Brett Bernstein (

Visiting Professor at the Center for Data Science at New York University.

Completed my PhD in the Department of Mathematics at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences under the supervision of 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

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