• Reminder: Final exam is on Friday Dec 16th, 1:30pm-4:20pm, in LOW 216 (usual classroom). It is open book+lecture notes.
  • The practice final exam (and solutions) are now posted on the canvas page.
  • Friday (December 9) OH instead of TA Review Session, held by Swati in EEB 269, 11:30 - 12:50.
  • All homework solutions have now been updated and posted.

  • Strong background in advanced linear algebra and matrix analysis.
    Background in analysis; and probability.
    Familiarity with Matlab (or Python).
    Exposure to optimization theory and application fields is helpful.
  • Prerequisite Coursework: EE510 and EE547, or equivalents. Note that the course assumes a higher level of mathematical sophistication than EE547/EE510.

  • Location: LOW 216
    Tues/Thurs 1:30-2:50pm
    Fridays 11:30am-12:50pm (discussion session)

  • Prof. Maryam Fazel
    Email: mfazel@uw
    Office: Paul Allen Center, CSE 230
    Office Hours: Thursdays 3-5pm (or by appointment)

Teaching Assistants
  • Swati Padmanabhan, email: pswati@uw
    Office hours: Monday 4-5pm, Location: SIEG 128
  • Luca Weihs, email: lucaw@uw
    Office hours: Monday 1:30-2:30p, Location: SIEG 128


We thank Prof. Stephen Boyd and Prof. Lieven Vandenberghe for allowing us to use and modify their lecture notes from the courses EE364a (Stanford) and EE236B (UCLA).