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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Rebecca Willett

Expert on signal processing and machine learning methods for big data analysis, including medical imaging, astronomy, and social networks.

Associate professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering; Discovery Fellow, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery Work: 608-316-4357 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Image analysis in biology, astronomy, and medicine.
  • Learning from massive quantities of streaming data in dynamic environments.
  • Robust methods for analyzing discrete events, ranging from photons entering a camera to meetings in a social network.


  • Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Program Award Recipient
  • National Science Foundation Career Award Recipient