Faculty Profile

Sewoong Oh

Coordinated Sciences Lab
Sewoong Oh
Sewoong Oh
Assistant Professor of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering
120 Coordinated Science Lab MC 228
1308 W. Main St.
Urbana Illinois 61801
(217) 300-0206

Primary Research Area

  • Signals, Inference and Networks


  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 2011
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 2002

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering, University of Illinois, July 2012-present
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS), MIT, January 2011-July 2012

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Research Interests

  • Theory and Practice of Machine Learning, Privacy, Generative Adversarial Networks, Social Computing, Statistical Inference, Graphical Models


  • Center for People and Infrastructures

Research Areas

  • Signals, Inference and Networks

Selected Articles in Journals

  • R.H. Keshavan, A. Montanari, S. Oh, "Matrix completion from a few entries," IEEE Trans. on Information Theory, 56(6):2980-98, June 2010.
  • R.H. Keshavan, A. Montanari, S. Oh, "Matrix completion from noisy entries," Journal of Machine Learning Research, 11:2057-2078, July 2010.