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David S. Bindel

Associate Professor
Computer Science
Gates Hall, Room 425


David Bindel received a Ph.D. in computer science from UC Berkeley in 2006, and was a Courant Instructor of mathematics at NYU from 2006 through 2009. In 2009, he joined the computer science department at Cornell. He received a Sloan Fellowship in 2010, and received the Householder Prize in 2008 for his dissertation. His research interests include numerical linear algebra and computational mechanics, with applications to design of microelectromechanical systems, computer network tomography, and analysis of social networks.

Research Interests

Selected Publications

  • Ponce, C., D Bindel. 2017."FLiER: Practical Topology Update Detection Using Sparse PMUs."IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 1-1.
  • Yilmaz, E., D Bindel. 2016."Temperature Sensitivity and Shape Optimization of Solid-State Wave Gyroscopes."IEEE Sensors Journal16(16): 6213-6221.
  • Wilson, Kyle, David S. Bindel, Noah Snavely. 2016."When is rotations averaging hard?."In Proceedings of ECCV 2016, October
  • Kun He, Pan Shi, John Hopcroft, David S. Bindel. 2016."Local spectral diffusion for robust community detection."Paper presented at In KDD Workshop on Mining and Learning with Graphs, August
  • Yilmaz, Erdal , David S. Bindel. 2016."Temperature sensitivity of solid-wave gyroscopes (late news).."In Proceedings of the Hilton Head Solid-Sate Sensor and Actuator Workshop, June

Selected Awards and Honors

  • SIAG LA Best Paper Prize (awarded for best journal paper in linear algebra in a three year period)2015
  • SIAM Review SIGEST Selection2015
  • Middleware, Best Student Paper2015
  • KDD, Best Student Paper2015
  • Sloan Research Fellowship(Sloan Foundation)2010


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