Assefaw Gebremedhin is an associate professor in the
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at
Washington State University,
where he leads the Scalable Algorithms for Data Science (SCADS) Lab.
Prior to joining WSU in Fall 2014, he was a research faculty at Purdue University, Department of Computer Science, where he served as a founding member and investigator in the Combinatorial Scientific Computing and Petascale Simulations Institute (CSCAPES), a multi-institution project funded by the Department of Energy under its SciDAC program.
His current research interests include: data science and AI, network science, high-performance computing, and applications in cyber security,
energy systems, and bioinformatics. In 2016, Assefaw received the National Science Foundation CAREER Award for work on fast and scalable combinatorial algorithms for data analytics. He earned his PhD and MS in Computer Science from the University of Bergen, Norway and his BS in Electrical Engineering from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.
Telephone: (509) 335-3952