Arian Maleki received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Stanford University under the supervision of Prof. David Donoho in 2010. He then joined the DSP group at Rice University as apostdoctoral scholar. His research interests include massive data analysis, compressed sensing,machine learning, signal processing and optimization. He received his M.Sc. in statistics from Stanford University, and B.Sc. and M.Sc. both in electrical engineering from Sharif University of Technology.