Stacy Patterson

Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Stacy Patterson is the Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science. From 2009-2011, she was a postdoctoral scholar at the Center for Control, Dynamical Systems and Computation at the University of California, Santa Barbara. From 2011-2013, she was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. Dr. Patterson is the recipient of a Viterbi postdoctoral fellowship and the IEEE Control Systems Society Axelby Outstanding Paper Award. Her research interests are in the area of distributed algorithms and networked systems.


B.S. Computer Science and B.A. Mathematics, Rutgers University; M.S. and Ph.D. Computer Science, University of California, Santa Barbara

Research Focus
  • distributed algorithms
  • networked systems
  • sensor networks
  • compressed sensing
Select Works
  • Distributed Compressed Sensing For Static and Time-Varying Networks, Stacy Patterson, Yonina C. Eldar, and Idit Keidar, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, July 2014.
  • In-Network Analytics for Ubiquitous Sensing, Ittay Eyal, Idit Keidar, Stacy Patterson, and Raphael Rom, 27th International Symposium on Distributed Computing (DISC), October 2013
  • Coherence in Large-Scale Networks: Dimension Dependent Limitations of Local Feedback, Bassam Bamieh, Mihailo Jovanovic, Partha Mitra, and Stacy Patterson, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, September 2012.